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Yoga session on the Franklin River, Franklin River Rafting

Water by Nature Tasmania is collaborating with Rebecca of Wild Yoga to create an enhanced wilderness journey. Ten days paddling along the path of the Franklin River through remote wilderness in South West Tasmania.

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3 ways to explore Tasmania’s wilderness

Raft drifting through the Irenabyss on the Franklin River

It is over 30 years since UNESCO bestowed World Heritage Area status on the Tasmanian wilderness, a vast tract of land offering rich rewards for adventure seekers. Here are three memorable ways to experience it.

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Video Franklin River Rafting Experience

newlands-inflatable kayak-Water by Nature Tasmania-Franklin River Rafting

The video shows some of our favourite footage from 2015/16. As we look forward to getting out on the Franklin River again on October 2. There are still a few places left on this 7 day full river tour and plenty of water on the West coast should ensure easy paddling.

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Winter Solstice Franklin River Rafting Expedition 2016

Whitewater rafting fun at the Corkscrew - Water by Nature Tasmania, Franklin River Rafting

Do you want to escape the winter blues? Looking for an adventure? Experience true wilderness in a unique way? We might have just the thing for you.

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Wilderness journeys along the Franklin River

The Masterpiece - Water by Nature Tasmania - Franklin River Rafting

The Franklin River has a thousand faces and low water levels bring out some of its prettiest features. Even with lower than average water levels, rafting is still a relatively easy way to experience the remote beauty and wilderness of South West Tasmania.

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Video Franklin River Rafting – Best Of 2015

Running Coruscades in the 'Great Ravine', Franklin River Rafting

A few snippets of the many good times rafting the Franklin River in the years 2014/15 – at Tasmania, Australia.
View video on youtube: Franklin River Rafting – Best of 2015 (3:33 mins)

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Franklin River Art Gallery

Verandah Cliffs aka 'The Art Gallery' is a magical campspot on the Lower Franklin River

A few ‘arty’ shots from our last trip down the Franklin River, a typical February 10-day expedition with very little rain, low river levels and plenty of sunshine.

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Best-of video & images Franklin River Rafting trip, Oct 5-11 2014

Video Highlights Franklin River Rafting trip Oct 2014

Some highlights (best-of video and images) of our first trip of the season, 7-Day Full Franklin River, Oct 5-11 2014.

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Video Franklin River Amphibious Echidna

Video Echidna crossing a side creek of the Franklin River

Watch an ECHIDNA or SPINY ANT EATER, a MONTREME and close relative of the PLATYPUS, crossing INTERLUDE CREEK at Rafters Basin. Spotted on a FRANKLIN RIVER RAFTING ™ TOUR with WATER BY NATURE TASMANIA.

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The Franklin River in the Tasmanian Wilderness

Mt-McCall, Middle Franklin River

From its headwaters in the alpine lakes of the Cheyne Range until its confluence with the Gordon River some 130 km later, the Franklin River flows through a wilderness national park. You will see no dams, buildings or cars; in fact there is no permanent human habitation in its catchment. The banks are lined by temperate rainforest punctuated by rock formations and small beaches, while the air is some of the cleanest in the world.

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