Tasmania

Popular Walks

Contact details

Parks & Wildlife Service - http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/

Walks in Tasmania

Easy
100 m return
10 mins

Dip Falls Lookout

A quick walk to a lookout over dip falls.

Easy
5.7 km return
2 hrs

Dove Lake Circuit

This 6km track is one of Tasmania’s premier walks. It will take you right around Dove Lake and beneath the towering spires of Cradle Mountain. The track is boardwalked for much of the way. Highlights: Glacier Rock, Ballroom Forest and the Boatshed.

Very Easy
1.1 km one-way
30 mins

Enchanted Walk

A walk to suit all age groups. For company there’s a cascading river, wombat burrows and magical old-growth rainforest. The walk will take you through buttongrass moorland before entering cool temperate rainforest along the edges of Pencil Pine Creek. Along the track are three interpretive tunnels that kids and kids at heart will find fun to crawl through!

Very Hard

Face Track

A track along the face of Cradle Mountain.

Medium
17 km one-way
7 hrs

Fortescue Bay hike

This is day two of the three capes hike. Today the group will hike 17 Klm's and take up to 7 hours. You will see great views from cliff tops go through rain forests and if your lucky see a water fall. By the end of the day you will need a long soak but feel elated with what you have accomplished.

Medium
700 m return
20 mins

Fossil Bluff and Lookout

For the geological buff these amazing sandstone cliffs are over 275 million years old and offer a rare insight into fossils. It’s the discovery site of Australia’s oldest fossil marsupial uncovered in the mid 19th century estimated to be approximately 25 million years old. Visitors can expect to see and touch several hundred different types of fossils preserved in the rocks – see how many you can find! This walk also includes the short lookout walk which is also accessible from the carpark.

Easy
6 km one-way
2 hrs

Fossil Cliffs Circuit

The Fossil Cliffs are considered one of the best examples of life 250 million years ago, with a vast number of shellfish fossils embedded in the limestone cliffs. Best at low tide when you can clamber down to the shoreline. The circuit also passes some historic buildings in Darlington and offers some nice views of Bishop and Clerk and the high sea cliffs on the east coast.

Hard
23 km one-way
4 days

Frenchmans Cap

A brilliant walk through some characteristic Tasmanian wilderness. Well-defined, well-maintained tracks, as well as scrambling and cairns at the summit. Breathtaking views, a variety of ecosystems, and comfortable trail huts. Well worth the walk!

Hard
40 km return
3 days

Freycinet Circuit

A rewarding 2-3 day hike that combines picturesque bays, turquoise water and majestic views of the Tasmanian coast.

Easy
300 m one-way
10 mins

Gray Mare’s Tale Waterfall

A seasonal waterfall just outside of St Marys, Tasmania