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Tarraleah Power Station Lookout

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Timeless

We were only there for an afternoon and a night but we went to Russell Falls which is about 45... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
joyX5103CX
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Brisbane, Australia
Amazing view

Great view from this lookout. Showcases the amazing feats of the workers who built and worked this... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Sisterchip
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Brisbane, Australia
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Oldina Drive, Tarraleah, Tasmania, Australia
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+61 1300 360 441
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

stopped for an afternoon cuppa and a stretch, what an amazing engineering feat this is... lovely views and cute little town, houses stuck in a time warp,

Thank julieadamson2015
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We were only there for an afternoon and a night but we went to Russell Falls which is about 45 minutes away and was just beautiful

Thank joyX5103CX
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Great view from this lookout. Showcases the amazing feats of the workers who built and worked this power station in the early 20th century. Lookout is easy to access, even with wheelchair. Not good if you have vertigo though as it is very high

Thank Sisterchip
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

If you want a little break in an historic village and to see best how the hydro works then I suggest you divert to the pretty village of Tarraleah not far from Hamilton between Hobart and Lake St. Clair The village seems to be maintained...More

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Just a short walk from the accomodation with a great view of the hydro plant pipes running down into the valley

Thank Harvey W
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Only a short walk from our accommodation ..... and quite a good view of the area. Well worth a look if you are in the village.

Thank TJandTM
Reviewed 24 March 2018

We drove into this place mainly looking for a coffee which we found at the cafe. The coffee was good and as it is next to the accommodation reception area there are some great photos and details on the history of the project. So when...More

Thank Trevor-Bonnie B
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Very iinteresting to view the engineering feat here in the centre of Tasmania. It's interesting to thinkabout the challenges to create this Hydro scheme.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 16 February 2018

It was a very good picture spot overlooking the valley. You get a very good idea on how difficult it was to build. One plaque described how it took two days to fell a very large tree along with difficult living conditions.

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Interesting for a quick stop on the road to or from Hobart - some interesting facts about the building of the Hydro

Thank wub100
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