WIndy river passing through wilderness

Mountain peaks, spectacular gorges and world-famous rivers running through the Tasmanian wilderness

Part of Tasmania's World Heritage Area, the park has dramatic mountain peaks, spectacular gorges and world-famous rivers running through the heart of the Tasmanian wilderness. The park is traversed by the Lyell Hwy, with several picnic spots and short walks off the road. The Franklin River Nature Trail, 60 km east of Queenstown, has picnic tables, toilets and excellent walks, while further west, Donaghys Hill Lookout offers more stunning, panoramic wilderness views.

The Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park is also accessible by boat. Daily cruises depart Strahan on the west coast for Heritage Landing on the densely forested banks of the lower Gordon River, downstream from where the Gordon and Franklin Rivers meet.

Image: Gordon River Cruise / Credit: RACT Destinations

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