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New transport service for Bushwalkers in 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 […]

Best bird guide for Australia?

Tweet One of our regular readers contacted us asking what is the best field guide to birds in Tasmania. Not being birding people we are a bit stumped but remembered a trip to the South Coast of Tasmania where we met some Twitchers. Ok, so what is a twitcher? Off to Wikipedia for a definition: […]

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

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.

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 […]