Australiaís only island state is Tardis-like in its wilderness status. You can be driving down a highway one minute, pull into a car park and, within a 10-minute walk, be overlooking one of those OMG sort of views, such as at Leven Canyon Ė where the Leven River has created 300m canyon walls in the Loongana Range, all the way to the Bass Strait.
Leven Canyon is just one of 60 Great Short Walks in Tasmania, so named by the Parks and Wildlife Service of Tasmania
and, rather brilliantly, all available on an app. But with over 19 parks and reserves, this island state fairly packs a punch when it comes to protected landscapes, and ones that are easily accessible by foot.