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Mount Field National Park, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful views in a beautiful part of Tasmania. Walk is not too long and once at the top you are magically surprised!

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 3 September 2018

so amazing, wear good hiking boots and be prepared for a quick weather changes. loved the breathtaking views

Thank Jane g
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Title says it all. Some steep sections but a great walk for just about anyone as long as you have the time to stop and rest lol

Thank Peter U
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

The Tarn Shelf Loop trail is an exceptional hike. Massive variety of scenery and natural ecosystems to enjoy. Unfortunately we headed up there in low cloud so didn't get the extensive views we expected but the eerie environment created in the sheltered basin at the...More

2  Thank Mike G
Reviewed 29 March 2018

We parked up and headed up to the Tarn shelf on a nice clear and warm day. Fantastic views, clean fresh air and a sense of being alone in nature. Can't recommend highly enough.

Thank HKGexpat
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

It took eight hours but was well worth it with plenty of photography stops along the way, quite diverse even though there is plenty of tarns. Some had dried up, it would've been nice to have seen them full. We walked from Lake Webster and...More

Thank Alice R
Reviewed 19 January 2018

I took a friend on this walk as I've done it before and knew he would love the ever changing variety of scenery. I prefer to start from the lower point heading towards Lake Webster first. This avoids the uninspiring and very draining walk up...More

4  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

It’s an amazing hike through the tarns, getting lost among glacial rocks and experiencing the sheer beauty of history and nature. It’s a hike for time travelers and the adventurous! We did the full day circuit which took us a good 8hours, where the last...More

Thank JanKoh123
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The tarn shelf is a memorable day walk with something for everyone. The short walks around Russell Falls are delightful, but for me, the highlight of Mt Field is the drive to lake Dobson and the longer walks above the tree line. We walked the...More

3  Thank NorrieCarol912
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Walked around the tarn shelf circuit, quite up and down and rocky in places but a lovely 6hr walk with lovely views.

Thank JulieOEdinburgh
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