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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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  • Fastest falls I've ever seen and very easy access. A lovely walk through rainforest next to a stream. For people with mobility issues: I use a walking frame - a mix of boardwalk covered with chicken w...  more »
  • Driving along Lyell Highway and locals informed us about the Nelson Falls. (A must do) towing a caravan we came across the falls, great parking on edge of highway for car and caravan. Walk in about 15...  more »
  • Stopped here by chance between Derwent Bridge and Queenstown. We'd seen quite a few waterfalls already in Tasmania, and were almost about to dismiss the opportunity - but glad that we didn't. It is a ...  more »