Grass Point Track

Bruny Island

Home of the white wallaby, if you are lucky enough to see one. This track passes the remains of a whaling station out to the 'whaler's lookout' and Penguin Island. This area is of great historic significance, with Abel Tasman landing here in 1642 and Captain James Cook some 135 years later in 1777.

Lookouts
Swimming
Picnic Facilities
No Dogs Permitted
No Camping Permitted
Coastal
2m
Maximum Elevation
2m
Total Climb

Getting there:

Accessible by road from Hobart via the Kettering Ferry to Roberts Point on Bruny Island. Follow the B66 through the 'Neck' and turn left onto the C630 to Adventure Bay. Go to the end of Adventure Bay Road, where there is a small car park above the beach next to the jetty.

Maps:

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Route/Trail notes:

Interpretive signs at the car park show you the way, which is across the beach to your right, over the creek and then through the coastal scrub adjacent to the shoreline. Pass the stone cairns and at the far end you reach Penguin Island, so named because there was once 'a' penguin living on it! At low tide and calm seas, you can rock hop across to the island. Return by the same route.

Permits/Costs:

A Tasmania National Parks permit is required.

Other References/Comments:

There are two other walks from this point; one to Fluted Cape and an extended walk along the eastern cliff line (some 150m high) to Cloudy Bay. There are camping opportunities on the islands, if you wish to stay over and enjoy its hospitality.

Comments

Great family friendly walk from Adventure Bay

Carmel on 18 Jan, 2020

Great family friendly walk from Adventure Bay

Carmel on 18 Jan, 2020

Did this walk as part of the Flute Cape track. We walked the Fluted Cape track anti-clockwise which meant we finished on the grass track and headed back to the start. Fantastic views from the top of the Fluted Cape. We did not see any white wallabies, but did see numerous wallabies. Very interesting flora and definitely worth doing.

Brian on 25 Jul, 2019

Fantastic ocean views

Mackamcb on 18 Dec, 2017

Found this walk quite by accident, whilst searching for the 'White Wallaby'! Great evening walk along the shoreline enjoying the views as the sun set.

F.A.B. on 27 Mar, 2017

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