Exploring Tasmania’s West Coast

We love exploring Tasmania's West Coast . Generally, we look for or go to areas that are either off the beaten track or areas that have been forgotten in time, some areas contain a lot of history others just look spectacular and some have both.  We cover a variety of different locations  from the Far... Continue Reading →

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Mt Stewart Mine Trip

Our first camping trip for the season and a trip where Dirk Jacinta and I went for a swim. Day 1. After arriving and setting up camp in Luina for our trip to Mt Stewart Mine we all said our hello's and ended up going separate ways for a few hours.  Bradley, Heidi, Cruz, Dirk... Continue Reading →

Winterbrook Falls Trip

The main purpose of todays trip was to scout out an area for another trip but rather than traveling all them km and risking it been a waste of time we decided to go into Winterbrook Falls and have a look and weren't disappointed.  The area is an old logging area of the King Billy... Continue Reading →

Julius River Swallet

This post is a bit of a re-visit of an older post (Julius River Caves) not because we are running out of places to look at but because the last few times we have been here we have completely missed all the good bits. This would have to be one of the most spectacular river... Continue Reading →

Lord Brassey Mine Trip

It is hard to believe but Lord Brassey Mine is a world-famous mineral locality.  This former nickel mine is the type locality for heazlewoodite and hellyerite, and the source of many rare minerals, including awaruite, dypingite, retgersite, reevesite, theophrastite and several new, unnamed minerals.  I have absolutely no idea what any of that is but... Continue Reading →

Meander Falls

This weekend gone turned out to be a very busy weekend with a 4WD trip on Saturday  (and possibly expensive one as I think I have done a front main engine seal on the cruiser) and then on Sunday got invited to do a walk with the Tassie Tiger Trekkers to Meander Falls.  So we where... Continue Reading →

Jack Smiths Track Trip

Now I don't like to start on a downer and I don't like going into this stuff too much so I will keep it brief.  Something really pissed me off this week I got a message from a certain group of people (person) telling me  not to share some of the beautiful places we find as they... Continue Reading →

Chester Mine Underground

Although the main objective of this trip was to finish off our adventure in and around the Chester area Jacinta and I decided to make the weekend of it and stay down in Tullah and check out a few other areas.  Now once again the weather man threatened us with abuse of storms gale winds rain... Continue Reading →

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