South Coast Track – mud, leeches and lots more!

A screen shot from the video, a section of mud on the South Coast Track

Tweet We tackled the South Coast Track a few years back and found it extremely challenging. Returning a few years later, Sue got some bad blisters after a couple of days. Deciding they were only going to get worse we left our party to continue on, camped at Louisa Bay for a few days,  and […]

New transport service for Bushwalkers in Tasmania

Walkers transport Tasmania

Tweet One problem many hikers face when visiting Tasmania is transport to and from the start of the walk. It can be a tricky and expensive exercise. Many of the start and finish points are not serviced by public transport or, at best, it is seasonal or intermittent. Ian Ferrier from Mountain Bike Tasmania contacted […]

South West Tasmania – A change of plan, but two plane rides!

Between Hidden Bay and Ketchem Bay - South West Tasmania

Hiking in South West Tasmania from Melaleuca to Wilson’s Bight and then north across untracked territory, crossing the South West Cape range, and from Noyhener Beach to the Port Davey Track was the plan. Unfortunately injury and bad weather created a few problems causing a re-evaluation and much different bushwalking trip.

GPS – Waypoints and Tracks – Tasmania Overland Track, South Coast Track , Great Ocean Walk, Thorsborne Trail

Tweet Looking for GPS track or route information for some of Australia’s premium bushwalking tracks? Need waypoints, track , campsite or huts locations or routes for? The Overland Track – Tasmania Walls of Jerusalum to Overland Track – Tasmania The Great Ocean Walk – Victoria Thorsborne Trail – Hinchinbrook Island – Queensland South Coast Track – […]

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 – 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 […]