Pipers River trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
The Pipers River is a perennial river located in northern region of Tasmania, Australia.Course and featuresThe river rises below Mount Arthur near Lilydale. It runs through Hollybank Forest, a tourist attraction, before flowing through the outer reaches of Lilydale. It then proceeds through to Karoola, Lower Turners Marsh and then Pipers River town. The river has its mouth at Pipers Heads near the towns of Weymouth and Bellingham flowing into Noland Bay, Bass Strait. A number of tributaries flow into the Pipers River including; Pipers Brook at Bellingham, Back Creek at Weymouth and Rocky Creek near Lilydale. The river descends over its 59km course. The river isn't very tidal except in the immediate area around Weymouth.Gunns Limited has proposed the construction of a pulp mill which will require a lot of water. It has been suggested that this could be drawn from a dam to be built across Pipers River. It is estimated that would reduce the rivers flow by one-third. The proposal has been met with strong opposition.WildlifeResults from a genetic study indicated that specimens of Tasmanian giant freshwater crayfish from a site in the Pipers River catchment (Little Creek) were significantly genetically distinct from the rest of the species, and should be considered an important location for conservation.Pipers River is in Tasmania. Add Pipers River and other Australia destinations to your travel plans using our Australia itinerary planning tool .
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Pipers River
Get a personalised planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customise itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best activities
and find special offers
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Pipers River
Duration: 1h 30min
Places to visit with Pipers River
Recently planned trips to Pipers River
19 days in Tasmania BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Pipers River BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Pipers River BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium