Located just a short drive from St. Marys on the stunning east coast of Tasmania, lies St. Patricks Head. Rising 694m (2,277ft) above sea level, hikers will be treated to an extended view of the east coast to the north, the rolling hills of Tasmania to the west and south and the sky disappearing beyond the Tasman Sea to the east. Allow at least half an hour to soak up the view and to explore the peak and if you’re lucky enough, you may be able to spot the famous Wedge Tailed Eagle soaring. It should be noted exposed cliffs are at the peak, and there can be substantial wind. Caution should be taken when climbing in inclement weather.

Tas Trails

The Trail

The Cobler Rocks walk takes in some of the striking coastline of the Mount Williams National Park. The walk is mostly flat, crossing from fire trails onto beach walking. There is no drinking water provided along this track. The start of the walk is clearly signposted just outside of the Stumpys Bay no. 4 camping area. From here the trail heads westerly over lightly undulating heathland for just under 3km before coming out onto the beach. Cobler Rocks can be seen directly ahead of you lolling out from the coast. Looking back, the squat peak of Mount Williams can also be seen. From here a short side track south along the beach leads towards Cod Bay where vast views the southern edge of the Park are seen. To the north, back towards Stumpys Bay, a series of long sweeping beaches are begging to be explored. Return via the same track.

time Hiking
time 2 Hours
fees National Parks Entry Fee
facilities Toilet facilities at car park. Picnic facilities nearby.
grade Easy
cautions No fires

Wineglass bay is a must see destination in Tasmania, voted by several travel authorities as one of the world's ten best beaches. You will be taken away by the aqua blue waters and soft white sand. The bay is surrounded by jagged granite peaks in a line, called "The Hazards".

Information below is provided by Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service
time Hiking
time 1 - 1.5 hours return (1.5 km each way)
fees Park entry fees apply.
facilities Toilet facilities at car park. Picnic facilities nearby.
grade Level 3  Steep uphill climb over 1.3km with rough bush steps
what to take Group A items required plus water
cautions Rigorous uphill walk is not suited to those with health or mobility concerns
prohibited No pets, firearms or bicycles

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Located in Freycinet National Park White Water Wall is a spectacular sea cliff with lots of rock climbing and abseiling.  The rock climbing is all trad climbing so you have to come well prepared however some of the climbs can be top roped using trad gear as your anchors. The climbs range from 13 upward. It is located in National Park so you do require a parks pass. If you wish to drive you need a four wheel drive or you can make do with a car with lots of clearance in summer months. For more information on rock climbing in Tasmania check out www.thesarvo.com

The dunes are located about 10 minutes drive from St Helens. Once you get to the car park it’s a 15 minute walk over the dunes to the beach.

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