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Tasmap Reference: 3843 Tewkesbury
Grade 3 HikeSome bushwalking experience recommended.
Formed earthen track, few obstacles. Generally a modified surface, sections may be hardened. Width: variable and less than 1200mm. Kept mostly clear.
average rating of 6.8 out of 10
rated by 12 people
Technically located on private property but easily accessible from Oonah Road, St Josephs Falls is an impressive waterfall that can range from a wide wall of water in winter and spring to a couple of thin strands of flow in summer.
To reach the falls, travel along Oonah Road until you reach a large bend where the road crosses the St Josephs River. There is a small parking area beside the river on the eastern side of the road, and from there it is just a short walk 100 metres downstream along an old track to a clifftop overlook of the falls. It is possible to continue further along a scrambly path to the base of the falls, however the descent is very steep and often unpleasant, requiring you to avoid the extensive field of blackberries that cover the area.
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Grade 2 Hike
Suitable for families with young children.
Hike Grade Unknown
Details regarding the hike are unknown.
Grade 5 Hike
Suitable for very experienced hikers only.
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