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Wandle Falls

near Hellyer Gorge, Tasmania

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

priority_high Private Property - with public access

This waterfall may be on private land but land owners may have granted permission for people to visit, or dedicated tracks have been established enabling visitors. Some waterfalls may be situated on commercial property (like a B&B) and reservations might be required.

Access to this waterfall is 'at your own risk', and at all times care and respect of other peoples property must be adhered to.

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  • public Land Tenure:
    Private Freehold
  • timer 0.6 kms 5 minutes return
  • terrain image Recommended for very experienced bushwalkers with specialised skills such as navigation and emergency first aid.
  • directions_walk Rough unformed track.
    No Modification of the natural environment.
  • panorama_horizontal No directional signage.
    Signage is generally not provided.
  • 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 No steps.
  • map Tasmap (1:25000) - 3842 Parrawe

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Situated a few hundred metres from the Murchison Highway (A10), and a short drive from Waratah, Wandle Falls is more of a cascade than a waterfall, having a small drop of possibly 2 - 3 metres.  

Access to Wandle Falls (which is on private property) is via Murchison Highway (A10), however, there are no signs to indicate a waterfall is near by. Thankfully the waterfall is situated close to the highway and you only need to park your car the moment you see the bridge crossing Wandle Creek. Once parked, walk 50 metres north of the bridge, where you should see a fence pole, with a pink ribbon attached to it (and a yellow cap as well).

The marker is the entry point for your walk, and once inside the forest, pink ribbons will lead you directly to the waterfall.  The walk takes between 5 to 10 minutes in total.

Update

8 May 2018

Previously, the owners of the land allowed people to access this waterfall, and a sign near the bridge requested people to call the land owners for permission. The name of land owners and their phone numbers are not provided by Waterfalls of Tasmania, and it is your responsibility to seek permission to see this waterfall.

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