Sphinx Rock

Wellington Park

Take the Lenah Valley Track from The Springs for just over 1km. Sphinx Rock is signposted on the right. Be warned that there are no railings at the lookout, although there is a childproof gate on the approach. Children should be supervised. To explore the base of the rock take the Sawmill Track downhill from the junction a few metres further along. Return by same route.

Getting there

Drive to The Springs carpark on Pinnacle Road, Wellington Park TAS.


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Route/Trail notes

Start from the carpark, on the side of the toilets heading up the mountain there is signage and the track entrance.  There is another map on an information board in the carpark, however this is a little confusing compared to the one at the walk entrance. 



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This is a terrific walk in the cooler weather. Nothing too difficult and some really cool plants/fungi to look at. We even saw a lyre bird on the track! The lookout is great and on the way back, we stopped at The Octopus Tree. A great short walk close to Hobart.

S K on 20 Jun, 2022

Beautiful views of Hobart and and great path

HellsBells on 15 Sep, 2021

Easy walk. Good views of Hobart and Organ Pipes.

rob.bushman on 13 Jun, 2015

The signage for the track is not clear and not enough signs along the walk. We got lost a few times before reaching the lookout.

Harry on 13 Jun, 2015


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