Rinadena Falls

Walls of Jerusalem National Park, Tasmania

Rinadena Falls
Rinadena Falls
© 2015 - 2019 Photography: Craig Doumouras

Share This

Have you been to this waterfall?

Create your account to track your waterfall journey!

Log in to rate

average rating of 4.5 from 2 people

  • public Land Tenure:
    National Park
  • timer 13 kms 7 hours return
  • terrain image
  • directions_walk Rough track, many obstacles
    Generally distinct without major modification to the ground. Encounters with fallen debris and other obstacles are likely.
  • panorama_horizontal No directional signage.
    Signage is generally not provided.
  • grade Experienced bushwalkers.
    Users require a moderate level of specialised skills such as navigation skills. Users may require maps and navigation equipment to successfully complete the track. users need to be self-reliant, particularly in regard to emergency first aid.
  • clear_all No steps.
  • map Tasmap (1:25000) - 4437 Pillans

Share your love of waterfalls with us on Instagram by tagging #waterfallsoftasmania

Without doubt, Rinadena Falls is one of Tasmania's best kept secrets. This stunning waterfall is encased in gorgeous World Heritage protected Forest, and is the reward you receive following a hike of a minimum of 4 hours.

Situated on the north-east side of Walls of Jerusalem National Park, your walk begins from Little Fisher Road, where flood damage has caused a section of the road to sink. At this point start your hike. For about 1 hour you will be walking on an old road to where the carpark area used to be, about 1 hour by foot. Along the way, you will see signs welcoming you to the Walls of Jerusalem National Park. Nearby, is a box that contains a log book, where you should record your details, and your hiking intentions. (Do not forget to sign the log book again when departing the National Park).

Once past the old carpark area, your hike takes you southwards adjacent Little Fisher River. Much of the walk is uphill, resulting in many delightful cascades, and picturesque forest scenery. The track has become overgrown in many places, and difficult to follow in plaves, however pink ribbons and occasional reflective arrows are scattered along the path to help direct you. It is highly recommended you carry a GPS with you, recording your hike, in case you need to back-track.

Rinadena Falls is seasonal, and is best scene between July and November. Water flows can diminish quite dramatically over the summer months.

How to get to Rinadena Falls

From Mole Creek

  • Drive west along Liena Road, following signs that direct you to Marakoopa Caves. Continue on Liena Road.
  • Turn left onto Mersey Forest Road, and continue south for approximately 20 km's, driving past Lake Parangana
  • Follow signs that direct you to Lake Rowallan. Continue driving on Mersey Forest Road, along the eastern side of Lake Rowallan.
  • From Mersey Road, turn left onto Dublin Road.
  • From Dublin Road, Turn right onto Little Fisher Road (It may not be signed, ensure you use GPS, or a good map. Tasmap 'Mersey' 1:100000 is a good reference.  There may also be tape across the road with a road closed sign. 
  • Continue on Little Fisher Road until the road suddenly sops due to flood damage.  Your hike starts at this point.

Image Gallery for Rinadena Falls

Click on an image to view in fullscreen

Rinadena Falls
Road Damage
Damaged foot bridge

Waterfalls near Rinadena Falls

Distances are measured 'as the crows fly' and are not reflective of road distance or hiking distances.

8.97 kms away

Grade 4 Hike

2 km return

13.18 kms away

Grade 2 Hike

2 km return

13.7 kms away

Grade 4 Hike

4.1 km return

14.77 kms away

Grade 3 Hike

16 km return

Previous & Next

Previous Waterfalls

Grade 5 Hike

25 km return

Next Waterfalls

Grade 1 Hike

1.2 km return

Avoid Private Property

Not every area in Tasmania is available for the public to explore. Watch our video tutorial to learn how to identify which areas are on public land.