Nelson Falls


A10 (Lyell Highway),
between Queenstown & Derwent Bridge


Break up the long drive and stretch your legs - you won't be disappointed.

Nelson Falls are reached after an easy 20 minute return (1.4km) boardwalk stroll beside a river through a forest of sassafras, myrtle and ferns.  The falls are especially spectacular after heavy rain.

This walk is classed at level Grade 2 - no bushwalking experience required, and is a gentle stroll. To enjoy this walk ensure you have sturdy footwear and please supervise children as there is flowing water.

There is free parking and public toilets, and park entry fees apply.