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Nice quiet spot

Whilst a walk down to the Gordon Dam may invoke feelings of vertigo & jaunt across the Serpentine... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
TerryPaula
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Sydney, Australia
Engineering wonder and good views

This dam holds back part of Lake Pedder and has an informational sign so you can see how it works... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
wombatdavid
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Tasmania
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11 Apr 2018
“Nice quiet spot”
29 Jul 2018
“Worth a look”
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

The dam is worth having a look and totally different from the Gordon Dam. The views from the dam are picturesque and there are stairs that lead to a bushwalk - we started doing it but need appropriate clothing as the track further long is...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Whilst a walk down to the Gordon Dam may invoke feelings of vertigo & jaunt across the Serpentine Dam is a quiet little doddle. Great spot to spend some time on a quiet afternoon listening the wind blow across the water & surrounding trees. When...More

1  Thank TerryPaula
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

We visited on a rainy day and while it was tricky it was dramatic and impressive. Intriguing engineering.

Thank luisabeck
Reviewed 3 November 2017

If you are going to do both dams, do this one first as in comparison it is like a small cousin. If you have small kids then they will probably enjoy this more than the steps down to the Gordon dam. There is also a...More

1  Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a dramatic place to visit. The Serpentine dam holds back some of Lake Pedder. Below the dam the remnants of the river flow across rocks in a cocacola coloured tannin water. Very beautiful. And the steep sides of the heavily forested mountains all...More

1  Thank Crocodillus
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Not an overly attractive dam but another example of such constructions in Tasmania. You can walk across the dam or view from the side.

Thank KimT11
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This dam holds back part of Lake Pedder and has an informational sign so you can see how it works. The views over the lake are lovely. This is only a short drive off the main road so worth a look.

Thank wombatdavid
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Visit this dam wall in the late afternoon and observe the lovely colours on the surface of Lake Pedder. Its quiet and peaceful and worth spending time to walk and observe.

Thank Ian R
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is a basic dam and not that exciting, but worth a look. Different experience and not far off the main road. Boat ramp here.

Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The views were amazing and the water was crystal clear, such beauty in our own backyard. It was just like paradise so peaceful and beautiful.

Thank Jonhan1968
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