autumn leaves Tasmania

This beautiful beech has us dreaming of Tassie

In Articles, Travel News by The H4C Team

If you love Japan’s blazing tide of fall foliage, meet your new seasonal crush: the autumnal turning of Tasmania’s Nothofagus gunnii (aka fagus). Also called the Tanglefoot Beech, the fagus is Australia’s only cold-climate, winter-deciduous tree, and during April/May it turns on a molten spectacle of gold, amber, and rusty red. 

beautiful beech
You won’t find this beech anywhere else in the world! Photo: James Burke

Tasmania’s glorious national parks, especially the remote highlands, offer the best vantage point or immerse yourself online here