I didn’t get to spend a whole lot of time with the family due to the many fires burning across Tasmania during January, however we managed to sneak away for a couple of afternoons across to Meander and Ulverstone for some time away from the crowds.
We couldn’t continue through to the Meander Falls due to the fire risk at the time. For anyone considering it, it is 5 km’s one way at around a C grade level – i.e. Ethan has done it easily himself.
Dropping back down the hill we stopped into the dam which is called ‘Huntsman Lake’. We normally take the kids there with their kayaks so they can have some fun – it’s a good safe area for the kids. I’ve thrown a rod in there a few times with the father in law as it’s supposed to be a wild brown trout fishery. Can’t say I’ve ever had any luck compared to sticking with river fishing, or just going up to the Great Lake.
An enjoyable afternoon at an area that is approximately 1 hour from Launceston or Devonport. Finished off with a couple of Bundy cans to make it all worth it.
We’ve been to the Ulverstone Beach a few times now, and really enjoyed ourselves each time. I’d say that it was all about the good company, but Ian would get a big head and Wendy would know we are talking about her!!! 🙂