Where is the best place to picnic in Tasmania? Mount Field National Park would certainly make our list of favourites.
Picnic in Tasmania: Mount Field National Park
Of course, we were keen to work up a bigger appetite, so we continued to the top of Russell Falls. That initially involved negotiating some large, rocky steps during an uphill climb.
Then we ramped up the exercise level even further. Stairs were involved. Quite a lot of stairs, actually… there was to be no escaping them.
Personally, we thought the views at Horseshoe Falls were worth the extra bit of effort involved.
We even managed to follow the trail to the Tall Trees Walk. That part wasn’t very taxing at all, to be honest. We turned off the path leading to Horseshoe Falls, so once we’d climbed the stairs we’d already done the hard yards anyway.
After our gentle bush-walking adventure, we unpacked our fully-stacked basket at a picnic table by the river. It was incredibly tranquil; we could’ve been miles from civilisation.
Honey and Vinegar: Westerway Raspberry Farm
We couldn’t resist hunting and gathering some National Park Bush Honey as we left Mount Field. After much deliberation, we bought the summer batch. It has proved to be truly delicious.
While we were in a fossicking mood, we also paid a visit to Westerway Raspberry Farm. We skipped the Valhalla ice-cream this time, and collected a jar of raspberry vinegar instead. Sweet and sour. Talk about one extreme to the other!
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