Cradle Mountain Lodge

King Billy Pine Forest ~ a walk with giants

King Billy Pines (Athrotaxis selanginoides), also known as King William Pines, is a species of tree endemic to Tasmania. They only grow in the mountains of northwest and southwest Tasmania. Walking in King Billy Pine Forest truly is a walk with giants. King Billy Trees The trees were named in honour of William Lanne (c.1835 – 3 March 1869), the Oyster Bay Aboriginal tribal leader and the last full-blooded Aboriginal Tasmanian man, who was also named after the reigning King […]

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