South Coast Track – Tasmania – New River Lagoon – Surprise Bay

Tweet The track traverses the crest of the vegetated dunes of Milford Creek. The waters of this creek are particularly dark and the ford at this creek can appear much deeper than it actually is. For this reason we decided to take the alternate route and managed to get lost in the bush for several […]

South Coast Track – Tasmania – Deadmans Bay – New River Lagoon

Tweet We had been woken during the night not only by rain but a by a creature trying to steal food. The quoll returned in the morning and attempted to steal a zip lock bag containing Frank’s phone and a number of batteries. The rain continued as we packed up. The track crossed button grass […]

South Coast Track – Tasmania – Louisa River – Deadmans Bay

Tweet Ironbound Ranges? Steep climbing? Horrible descent? Mud, roots, trees and more mud? yes, this section certainly tested us…..   For the majority of walkers crossing the Ironbound Range is most physically and mentally demanding part of the South Coast Track. The 900 metres climb up the steep exposed western slope is largely without respite. […]

South Coast Track – Tasmania – Point Eric – Louisa River

Tweet The longest inland section of the walk began with a walk long the beach around a small headland (boots off) to the end of Cox Bight. At Buoy Creek the track leaves the beach and crosses button grass plains before the very sharp ascent of Red Point Hills. There are some campsites here that […]