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Slippery Falls

Pelverata, Tasmania

Slippery Falls
Slippery Falls
© 2015 - 2018 Photography: Caedence Kuepper

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  • public Land Tenure:
    Nature Recreation Area
  • timer 5.2 kms 3 hours return
  • terrain image
  • directions_walk Well formed track.
    Broad, hard surfaced track suitable for wheelchair use. Width: 1200mm or more. Well maintained with minimal intrusions
  • panorama_horizontal Sign posted.
    Track head signage & route markers at intersections and where track is indistinct.
  • grade Some bushwalking experience recommended.
    Users need no bushwalking experience and a minimum level of specialised skills. Users may encounter natural hazards such as steep slopes, unstable surfaces and minor water crossings. They are responsible for their own safety.
  • clear_all Occasional step.
  • map Tasmap (1:25000) - Unknown

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Slippery Falls is a cascading waterfall that for most people serves as a bonus to the far more spectacular Pelverata Falls. The falls are most easily viewed from the Pelverata Falls Track, where they come into sight across the valley about 10 minutes before Pelverata Falls itself.

If you want a closer look of Slippery Falls, it is also possible to hike to the top of the falls by 4WD’ing or hiking up Van Morey Road from Margate. If you hike, it is about a 15 kilometre return walk to the top of Pelverata Falls, and a further kilometre of bush bashing through the forest will lead you to the top of Slippery Falls. 

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