Pencil Pine Falls

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Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service

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Pencil Pine Falls are a must-see bucket list attraction located just behind the interpretive centre at Cradle Mountain, Tasmania. The Pencil Pine Falls and Rainforest Walk is an easy short, 10 minute walk, located behind the Cradle Mountain Interpretive Centre. Suitable for all fitness abilities and for wheel chairs, you will enjoy the beautiful falls from the viewing platform.

There are picnic facilities and toilets located at the Interpretive Centre at the start of the walk.

A valid parks pass is required to enter National Parks in Tasmania. Visit the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Services website to purchase your pass online and to view safety information for the area.


  • Walking
  • Sight-seeing
  • Photography
  • Picnics


  • Walking trail - 430m | easy grade | suitable for wheel chairs
  • Interpretive centre
  • Picnic area
  • Parking
  • Toilets

Important Information


  • Always do some research before heading out for your journey. Visit the local visitor information centre for the most up to date information.
  • Stay safe and get the most out of your visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care.
  • Wear suitable footwear and ensure to wear appropriate clothing to protect yourself from the elements when outside exploring.
  • Plan ahead and ensure to take enough food, fuel and water for your journey.
  • Always stay on the marked tracks where possible. Never climb fences, they are there for your own safety.
  • Please consider the environment, take your rubbish with you or place in the bins provided. We want to ensure these beautiful places are still here for our future generations to enjoy.
  • Ensure to let a responsible adult know of your plans and report back into them once you have finished exploring for the day.
  • National park fees may apply for national parks in Australia. Check the parks website for bookings and/ or further details.
  • Entry fees may change at anytime at the discretion of Parks and Wildlife Services, check their website for the most up to date information.

Photo credits: Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service

Content credits: Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service & Aussie Bucket List®

Location & Supplier

Pencil Pine Falls

Address: Pencil Pine Falls, Cradle Mountain TAS 7306

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