|Land Tenure||Conservation Area|
|Land Feature Name||Meander Conservation Area||Tasmap||4437 Pillans|
|GPS Coordinates||-41.7324403 , 146.5079948|
|Road Access||Unsealed Road in excellent condition|
|Walking Distance||16 kms return|
|Walking Time||6.5 hours return|
|Grade of Walk||Difficult - Steep and slippery|
In the heart of the Great Western Tiers in Tasmania is Meander Falls, a large waterfall in the alpine regions of the Meander River.
Located over 1000 metres above sea level, care needs to be taken to ensure the weather is suitable for the journey. Snow can occur all year round in the area, and hikers are advised to be well prepared for the walk. The walk commences from the Meander Falls carpark area, where various different hikes can be taken to Meander Falls. The main track to Meander Falls is a 6.5 hour return hike the commences at 600 metres above sea level. The track is decent and well marked in most places, but is steep in places. The walk to the waterfall is uphill, and reasonable fitness is recommended on the hike.
The track guides you past various cascades and smaller waterfalls, often incrediby photogenic. In the winter the walk can be difficult due to ice and snow around the region. However, if you're luck enough, you may get to see Meander Falls completely frozen! In the summer, The summer flowers blossom adding vibrant yellows and reds to many of the trees and shrubs in the area. If weather is favourable, this walk is a great choice for a day hike in Tasmania