Tasmania - Cradle Country & the West (Chapter)
This is the Cradle Country & the West chapter from Lonely Planet’s Tasmania guidebook.
This is Tasmania’s vast outdoor playground, where your options for adventure are varied and plentiful: think endless ocean beaches, ancient mossy rainforests, whisky-tinted rivers, glacier-sculpted mountains and boundless horizons where you feel like the only soul on earth.
- get a bird’s-eye view of World Heritage wilderness and then land by sea plane on the Gordon River
- watch the sun sink towards South America and feel the awesome power of the western waves on 33km-long Ocean Beach
- experience wilderness on water on a 10-day rafting journey down the incredible Franklin River
- restaurants and accommodation
Coverage includes: Tullah, Rosebery, Zeehan, Strahan, Queenstown, Franklin, Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Cradle Mountain, Lake St Clair National Park, The Overland Track, The Southwest, Maydena, Lake Pedder Impoundment, Strathgordon, Southwest National Park and Melaleuca.
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