We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (134)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good28%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“car park”(39 reviews)
“short walk”(14 reviews)
Leven River | 42 kilometres (26 mi) from Ulverstone, Ulverstone, Tasmania 7315, Australia
+61 3 6429 8999
Reviews (173)
Filter reviews
172 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews car park viewing platform short walk circuit walk great walk lovely picnic area clean facilities great lookout steep steps awesome views complete circuit an easy walk bbq area tree ferns well worth the effort beautiful spot track
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 172 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You leave the coast and drive through farmland which gives way to native and plantation forests. The ferns on the roadside and lichen on the fences give a good indication of the weather, as, for much of the year it can be wet and cold....More

Thank Tassylass
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Bring your woollies- it’s cold Cold cold but so beautiful- the lookout and the walls are magnificent and the countryside is gorgeous- rug up and take your picnic or bbq meat and have a great outing

Thank Debbydoodardar
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Well worthy of the drive .... such beautiful countryside . The fairly short walk to Cruickshanks Lookout is SO worth it . This review is not really the place to describe what you will see - you just have to go and see it yourself...More

1  Thank JamesHarry W
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Lovely drive in the countryside to the Leven Canyon. There were two paths leading to the viewing platform, one way you end up having to climb a lot of stairs, quite a hike to get there, but the other path (closest to the toilets) is...More

Thank TheTravellingTales
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We drove here today and found it to be just a nice place , like all of Tasmania it was very pretty. Not sure that I would recommend driving all the way there for the result.

Thank Macka6969
Reviewed 15 April 2018

A small group of us chose to do the Leven Canyon floor walk. We were expecting a non-flat path and were not disappointed. There were plenty of steps and the view at the bottom made the walk worthwhile. However the tourist brochures do not necessarily...More

2  Thank Wes B
Reviewed 28 March 2018

This incredible part of Tasmania has to be one of their best kept secrets. Very few we spoke to knew much about it but we are glad we did give it a try. A 500M walk to either of the lookout points is a bit...More

1  Thank ChrisandCheryl16
Reviewed 23 March 2018

You need to be reasonably fit for this as depending on how you decide to tackle this there are something like 537 steps to climb to the top lookout, but on reaching the top the view is magnificent, there is a lookout at a lower...More

1  Thank Kathryn R
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The canyon is 42 km away. It has nothjng to do with this town. Not sure why they have pin pointed it here

2  Thank James R
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Only a short drive from Ulverstone, this hidden gem is well worth a visit. We would recommend going early in the morning on a Summer day. Probably not so nice mid Winter. Not suitable for the disabled or chronically unfit. Take a raincoat just in...More

2  Thank Paul S
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
Bass & Flinders Motor Inn
51 reviews
1.39 miles away
Beachway Motel & Restaurant
268 reviews
1.61 miles away
Lighthouse Hotel Ulverstone
65 reviews
1.68 miles away
The Madsen Boutique Hotel
165 reviews
7.74 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 43 nearby restaurants
Thirty three Cups
195 reviews
1.78 miles away
Indian Corner
100 reviews
1.76 miles away
Beachway Restaurant
61 reviews
1.59 miles away
Windows On Westella
36 reviews
1.51 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 10 nearby attractions
Turners Beach Berry Patch
116 reviews
2.72 miles away
Leven River Cruises
86 reviews
2.03 miles away
Cradle Coast Tours
41 reviews
1.90 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
27 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Sunkissed T | Reviewed this property |
Possibly the lower lookout would be accessible from memory :) but unsure If there were a few stair at the beginning heading down there