Starting from Tia Falls lookout and picnic area this return walk in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park leads you to a lookout with great views over Tia River. Take the side trip on the way to the Tiara View Lookout for views over the river valley. Let us begin by acknowledging the Anaiwan & Dunghutti people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
After another 55 m come to the "Tia Falls Campground" (90 m on your left).
Then come to the viewpoint (40 m on your right).
After another 15 m veer left.
After another 40 m pass the waterfall (65 m on your right).
After another 180 m cross the bridge (about 10 m long)
After another 290 m pass the "Tia Falls" (100 m on your right).
After another 260 m cross the ford.
After another 105 m veer right.
The starting point of an optional sidetrip. Side trip to Tiara View Lookout with views over Tia River. To start this optional side trip turn right here. On returning from this side trip continue straight when you get back to this intersection. Details below.
After another 260 m turn left.
After another 150 m cross the ford.
After another 430 m pass the waterfall (45 m on your right).
Then cross the ford.
(Tiara Lookout) Continue another 440 m to find the end. Then turn around here and retrace the main route for 2.3 km to get back to the start.
Side trip to Tiara View Lookout with views over Tia River.
Directions & comments
Continue another 65 m to find Tiara View at the end.
Turn around and retrace your steps back the 65 m to the main route.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities
Tiara walking track
2 h to 2 h 45 min
Quality of track
Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Short steep hills (3/6)
Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)