Oldaker Falls

Burnie, Tasmania, Tasmania

Oldaker Falls
Oldaker Falls
© 2015 - 2020 Photographer: Craig Doumouras

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  • public Land Tenure:
    Local Government
  • timer 0.8 kms 10 minutes return
  • terrain image Suitable for families with young children.
  • directions_walk Well formed track.
    Broad, hard surfaced track suitable for wheelchair use. Width: 1200mm or more. Well maintained with minimal intrusions
  • panorama_horizontal Clearly sign posted
    Track head signage & route markers at intersections.
  • grade No experience required.
    Users need no previous experience and are expected to exercise normal care regarding their personal safety.
  • clear_all Occasional step.
  • map Tasmap (1:25000) - 4045 Burnie

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Oldaker Falls is a small waterfall situated on the southern end of Burnie Park, a public park with magnificent facilities, playgrounds, gardens, and lawns. The park has car parking which is only accessible between dawn and dusk. From the car park area, several bitumen tracks meander throughout the park that will take you to Oldaker Falls.

Situated on Stoney Creek, Oldaker falls varies in flow throughout the year, and even in winter can experience little flow at times. However, after good rainfall, Oldaker Falls comes to life.

Burnie Park is very well maintained by the local council, so it is incredibly disappointing to see how terrible the weed problem is directly around the waterfall area. Infested with blackberries, onion weeds, as well as errant trees suddenly growing in front of the waterfall, Oldaker Falls looks completely neglected, which is at odds with the rest of the surroundings within Burnie Park. None the less, if you're in the Burnie area, and there's been a lot of rainfall, Oldaker Falls is worth visiting.

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