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Worth the walk.

A terrible unkempt path to an amazing swing bridge over the Franklin. Quite wet under foot. Glad... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
Lisa O
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Breathtaking Scenery

This one tops the list for me for the most spectacular scenery out of all the hikes I've done in... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
Caleb K
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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

A terrible unkempt path to an amazing swing bridge over the Franklin. Quite wet under foot. Glad we made the effort.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lisa O
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice shot walk though it’s also on route to some major multi day walks and we spotted several whom were all kitted out. The suspension bridge is a highlight.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank kevlasultanpus
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This one tops the list for me for the most spectacular scenery out of all the hikes I've done in Tassie. Did an overnighter to Frenchman's Cap (actually in December 2015) with a bunch of friends so some solid walking put in to achieve that....More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Caleb K
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful short walk to the Franklin River. It is steep in places and boggy so be prepared with good boots in Winter.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank meM8480XQ
Reviewed March 26, 2017

We did the walk to the swing bridge due limited time on our travels. The walk is easy and the swing bridge was great place to look out on the famous Franklin River. On our visit there was a bit of a wait because only...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Norm M
Reviewed December 10, 2016

We did this walk and ran into some unseasonal weather. Unfortunately snow and cloud stopped us getting to the peak but despite this it was a great walk. So pleased they have sorted out the Loddons and there is lots of work happening on the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank keitha231
Reviewed February 26, 2016

one of my favourite walks in Tassie, there's a long, relativey boring 20km walk to the good stuff...which is often almost 20km in waste deep mud bog and possibly inundated swing bridges...that all depends on time of year and rainfall. Ol' Mate Dick Smith, a...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

Yes, frenchmans Cap is a several day hike. This reviews is for those looking for another short walk to do while driving from one end to the other of the Lyell Hwy. Park at the carpark for frenchmans cap hike and follow the start of...More

Date of experience: January 2016
5  Thank Laura R
Reviewed January 3, 2016

On Lyell Highway, at around 20 mins drivng west from Derwent Bridge towards Queenstwon, there is the start of several walking trails that could take several days, arriving at the mountain called Frenchmans Cap. There is also a short walking trail (20 mins reurn) that...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank And_F_82
Reviewed September 18, 2015

Took a boat ride up this river, wonderful scenery, but surprisingly quiet, apparently there is no food value in the trees for any birds, so it seemed strange to not see any birds at all.

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Mal H
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