East from Legerwood on the C423 soak up the beauty of the rich, rolling farmland surrounding Ringarooma en route to Mt. Victoria Forest Reserve and Ralph Falls.
In the tiny village of Ringarooma stands one of the North East’s oldest churches, now proudly displaying the history of the community’s cultural, farming and mining past. A fascinating collection, much enjoyed by genealogists for it’s comprehensive history records, it’s a glimpse into a past of community, farming, gold and tin.
Winding up from Ringarooma, through Mt. Victoria Forest Reserve, the landscape transforms from rolling farmland to rainforest and glimpses of the superb Ringarooma Valley.
The Ralph Falls picnic area provides gas BBQs, picnic tables, shelter and eco toilet.
From this point choose the 20 minute return walk to through a wonderland of moss, ferns and Myrtle forest to Norm’s Lookout and the face of Ralphs Falls. At over 90 metres Ralphs Falls is Tasmania’s highest single drop waterfall, a streaming ribbon of water plunging over a sheer rock face.
Cash’s Gorge is a beautiful but relaxed walk of approximately 40 minutes on boardwalk through rainforest, stands of tea tree, sphagnum moss and rugged terrain returning to the car park.
While elsewhere in Tasmania people are tucking up by the fire and going into winter hibernation, North East Tasmania comes alive to celebrate and showcase local arts and crafts annually on the June long weekend.Discover more... + MAP