Image: Herb Christophers | DOC
24 km one way
The road is only open from early January to mid-February – check this page closer to the time for exact dates.
This is a 4WD‑only road that takes you around Tarndale to the Acheron Road.
It is 24 km long and approximately a 1 hour drive / 2 hour 30 minute cycle, joining the Acheron Road at Red Gate (Severn‑Acheron River confluence). There is no camping along the road – ensure you allow enough travel time to reach the designated campgrounds.
Keep to the marked route. Drivers must be experienced at river crossings and should not attempt the drive during heavy rain or flooding. The road may be closed due to weather conditions or fire danger.