St Josephs Falls

TewkesburyGPS Coords: -41.2017, 145.7337
Land Tenure: Private Freehold

Tasmap Reference: 3843 Tewkesbury

St Josephs Falls
© 2015 - 2021 Photography: Caedence Kuepper
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Grade 3 Hike
Some bushwalking experience recommended.

0.2km's5 minutes returnFormed track, some obstacles No directional signage

Formed earthen track, few obstacles. Generally a modified surface, sections may be hardened. Width: variable and less than 1200mm. Kept mostly clear.

Dogs are not allowed
Drones are not allowed
Unknown if accessible with a caravan
Unknown if accessible with a campervan or RV
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About St Josephs Falls

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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