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Nelson Falls, Queenstown

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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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  • It is on a mountain road from Queenstown to St. Clair. It is a waterfall in the place where the car is stopped in the parking lot and it walks a little on the promenade. Park Pass is originally a place that needs to be handled, but there is no place to sell, even if you can buy online, the place outside the range of mobile phone. There was a notice stating that "I will forgive you if you take a little walk.".
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  • The winding drive out of Queenstown is a tad arduous - even more so if you have come from Strahan as we did. What a wonderful break then to rest and relax briefly at Nelson Falls. Toilet facilities, i...  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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