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Nelson Falls, Queenstown

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Must see · Waterfall · Nature / Park
The Nelson Falls, a cascade waterfall, is located in the UNESCO World Heritagelisted Tasmanian Wilderness, in the West Coast region of Tasmania, Australia.
The Nelson Falls are situated in the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, accessible from, located to the west, via the Lyell Highway through the Nelson Valley. The falls descend approximately.
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  • Easy walk 20 mins return - a must stop on the Strahan Hobart Road. Have Toilets, too! Recommended for all ages.  more »
  • Super accessible for all abilities. Shady, spectacular,,toilets but no picnic tables. Green grass was damp but a picnic blanket would be helpful as it's a gorgeous place to eat lunch.  more »
  • Nelson Falls is amazing a short walk from the road approximately 20 minutes on a Boardwalk which makes it very easy. when we visited there was a lot of rain prior and the falls were in full flow which was spectacular.
  • Short easy walk, mostly on boardwalk.. falls very impressive after a bit of rain!

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