Hartz Mountains National Park, Tasmania

#25 of 95 in Nature in Tasmania
A spectacularly rocky, craggy expanse of land in the southern reaches of Tasmania, Hartz Mountains National Park has the power to enchant with its almost otherworldly appearance. The area boasts richness in plant and animal life, with the park’s lush vegetation--mostly eucalypt forest and rainforest--serving as home to indigenous species like wallabies, possums, echidnas, and platypuses. Named after the Harz Mountains in Germany, the area was made a National Park in 1939. Make Hartz Mountains National Park a centerpiece of your Tasmania vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Tasmania trip itinerary tool .
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  • Take care on the drive in and then enjoy the walk to Lake Esperance and Ladies Tarn. Make sure to take your jacket as it may be very windy after Hartz Pass. The final climb is a rocky scramble up a ca...  more »
  • If you are in southern part of tassie, Hartz mountain is a must visit. The signage is not so great - you arrive at Geeveston and there’s a sign to say Hartz mountain but then every other sign says tah...  more »
  • Don't go, you wouldn't like it. It's terrible, there's nothing but bush and mountains. Leave it for the locals to enjoy!😁
  • My favourite walk. Easy going for the most part with a couple of steep areas.
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