Nelson Falls, Queenstown

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The Nelson Falls, a cascade waterfall, is located in the UNESCO World Heritagelisted Tasmanian Wilderness, in the West Coast region of Tasmania, Australia.Location and featuresThe Nelson Falls are situated in the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, accessible from, located to the west, via the Lyell Highway through the Nelson Valley. The falls descend approximately.
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  • The Tassie short walks are dotted all around and are well worth doing. Nelson Falls are one of 4 short walks between Derwent Bridge and Queenstown. It is an easy flat short walk to a pretty little wat...  more »
  • Make the effort to stop as it is a quick walk. The path is accessible and easy for the less able. No benches though. We went in Oct so falls were strong. Woodland walk was great. Accessible toilets th...  more »
  • A short easy walk to a magnigicent water fall. Wheel chair accessible just requires a bit of effort to push. Well worth the walk.  more »
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  • Easy and short road to walk. The falls is pretty.
  • Pleasant short walk to Nelson Falls. One of Tasmania’s 60 Great Short Walks. WC at the start. Makes a pleasant stop off point to Derwent Bridge from Queenstown direction or vice versa. Obviously no refreshments, bring your own if required.
  • Pretty falls, much more water coming down when we were there than in the photos I'd seen - probably because it hasn't stopped raining for a week! Definitely worth the small walk.
  • Lovely falls and quaint forest area. Easy 10 mins walk from highway
  • What a beautiful place scenery and falls magical don't drive pass as so worth the stop

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