A lush forest with many trees with and the ground covered in green moss.
Heritage site in the forest on Australia Hill Circuit, Blue Tier (photograph: Garry Richardson)

Blue Tier Regional Reserve

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Fire ban: Campfire restrictions 2022 - 2023
Applies from 20/12/2022

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Campfire restrictions are in place for this site.  This means you will not be able to use campfires, pot fires and other solid fuel stoves. Gas stoves and gas barbecues are still permitted.

Unattended or poorly constructed campfires can escape and become bushfires. Campfire restrictions ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable camping experience.

For more information see our Campfire restrictions news page, the Campfire safety and restrictions webpage, or view the State Fire Restrictions map for 2022-2023.​

 Campfire restrictions 2022 - 2023 (PDF 2Mb)

Last reviewed 15/12/2022 10:04 AM


The Blue Tier is home to a wide variety of walk and mountain bike experiences. Steeped in a fascinating mining history,  you can discovery the remains of heritage sites dotted across these mountains.

The walks are numerous, experience the mountain forests or climb up to the sub-alpine boulder landscapes and soak up the spectacular mountain top views.

In fine clear weather you can see from Flinders Island through to the Bay of Fires, and to the farming and forested valleys of Pyengana and Weldborough.​​

Camping is not permitted within the Blue Tier Regional Reserve, including the Poimena area.

Experiences in Blue Tier Regional Reserve

Blue Tier Regional Reserve

Australia Hill Circuit

Wander through lush regenerating rainforest on this circuit track.

2 hours return, 4.4km, Grade 4
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Blue Tier Regional Reserve

Blue Tier Heritage Trail

You'll need a full day to undertake this one-way walk from Poimena to Weldborough.

4 hours one way, 10.5km, Grade 4
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Dogs in parks

Searching for somewhere to take your four-legged friend? There are a number of reserves around Tasmania that are open to visitors with canine companions.

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Launceston and North

Goblin Forest Walk

The Goblin Forest Walk is an easy, wheelchair accessible track located in the beautiful rainforest of the Blue Tier Regional Reserve.

20 minute circuit, 400m circuit, Grade 1
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Blue Tier Regional Reserve

Mount Michael

Stunning views abound from the summit of Mount Michael.

4 hours return, 6km, Grade 4
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Mount Poimena

Climb to the top of the highest mountain in the Blue Tier and be rewarded by the view.

30 mins, 1.2km, Grade 4
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Mount Poimena Circuit

A short steep climb to the top of the Blue Tier, then follow a circuit track around the mountain.

1.5 hours return, 3.2km, Grade 4
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Blue Tier Regional Reserve

Wellington Creek Circuit

Wander through lush, aromatic forest on this circuit walk.

4 hours, 8km return, Grade 4
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Campfire restrictions in place for 2022 - 2023

Campfire restrictions will come into place for high-risk campgrounds from December 20, 2022. Plan ahead and check if your summer campgrounds are affected.

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