Ralphs Falls Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 2.5km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Ralphs Falls Carpark

  • End: Ralphs Falls Carpark

  • Location: Mount Victoria Forest Reserve

  • Closest Town: Ringarooma

  • Distance from CBD: 298km

  • State: TAS

  • Latitude: -41.311706

  • Longitude: 147.842846

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Ralphs Falls is a 2.5km, grade 2 circuit hike, located in Mount Victoria Forest Reserve, Tasmania. The hike should take approximately 1hr to complete.

Hike Summary

At over 90 metres Ralphs Falls is Tasmania’s highest single drop waterfall, a streaming ribbon of water plunging over a sheer rock face. Cash’s Gorge is a beautiful but relaxed walk of approximately 40 minutes through rainforest, stands of tea tree, sphagnum moss and rugged terrain.

About the region

Mount Victoria Reserve is a temperate rainforest area in North East Tasmania. It is of acknowledged conservation significance and was identified as a high priority Recommended Area for Protection (RAP) by authorities during the 1980s and protected as part of the Comprehensive and Representative (CAR) Reserve system touted by Tasmanian State and Federal Australian Governments as securing conservation values.

Getting there

Road 423 from Ringarooma and then follow the signs to Ralphs Falls and Mount Victoria Forest Reserve. Alternatively, from Pyengana a turn-off to Ralphs Falls is marked shortly before St Columba Falls. Both these towns are accessed from highway A3. Please note the road in is rough and unsealed.


Picnic and toilet facilities nearby.

Involves 25 rough bush steps with hand rail.

Supervise children, hazardous cliffs.

Dogs, firearms and bicycles are not allowed.

GPX File

Total distance: 2556 m
Max elevation: 825 m
Min elevation: 766 m
Total climbing: 147 m
Total descent: -147 m
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For more information about this hiking trail please visit Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania

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