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Worth the drive .

We drove down to see the Calcified Forest as we wanted to see whether it was similar to the... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Ellemay
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Sydney, Australia
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Unusual sight

Did not know just what to expect when we decided to drive to the calcified forest, the drive its... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Judi43
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Melbourne, Australia
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“short walk”(5 reviews)
“easy walk”(2 reviews)
“tree stumps”(2 reviews)
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Seal Rocks Rd, King Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We drove down to see the Calcified Forest as we wanted to see whether it was similar to the Pinnacles in Western Australia . It was pretty interesting but not as stunning as the Pinnacles Desert but definitely worth exploring the area. Make sure u...More

1  Thank Ellemay
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Did not know just what to expect when we decided to drive to the calcified forest, the drive its self was interesting and well worth deciding to visit the site, we were the only ones there and became very absorbed in the surroundings was also...More

2  Thank Judi43
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Drove down here great to see a nice walk with plenty of wildlife including a copperhead snake a sleep in the sun. Nearby seal rocks specular views as well

1  Thank Richard J
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Amazing scenery and history lesson. Beaitful drive to an interesting place. It looks like a post apocalyptic site..

1  Thank LoubyI
Reviewed 1 January 2018

We weren’t sure what to expect after a short pleasant walk but we were taken back and the info board explained clearly what we were seeing Very interesting

Thank Ellyray
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

It’s a good drive down to the south part of the Island and while the ‘forest’ is well-preserved and certainly an interesting and unusual thing to see, it definitely is not a ‘forest’. It’s a fairly barren place with calcified tree stumps. There is a...More

Thank MadameBubbles13
Reviewed 2 November 2017

This attraction is very well presented by the Parks service, and the path is 620 metres, through amazing ti-tree and wattle bushland. You may be lucky and see some of the wild-life on the way. When you get to the forest - it is really...More

1  Thank Simon M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Well worth the visit. A must see after a short walk. Great to take children to give them a perspective on the past.

1  Thank Elaine J
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This was an education and very well presented in a place somewhat of the beaten track. There are toilets and picnic area and the pathway to the raised platform are secure. You will undoubtedly see wallaby's a plenty. While of the beaten track worthwhile to...More

1  Thank Hugh C
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Quite a trek, on dirt roads to get to this then about a 15minute walk in to them. I was glad we had a hire car and not our own. Beautiful area.

2  Thank golffran2005
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