StepScape

What is StepScape?

This site is working towards showing every published Tasmanian day walk on a single map.

StepScape is a work in progress, currently showing 1,843 of an estimated 3,000 published bushwalks in Tasmania.

Caution

This site is a list of walks, not a walking guide. Before undertaking any walk, consult the references provided.

Most of the references made every attempt at accuracy but did not guarantee it. Some are books that are now out of print, so information that was once accurate may not remain so. Changes may include:

  • Land becoming private or reserved
  • Tracks being damaged or rehabilitated
  • Road access being blocked
  • Bad weather or bushfires temporarily making a walk unsafe
Sites to check before you walk How do I get started?

Every pin on the map represents a car park with at least one known walk. Click on the pins for information. Or, click on the Filter tab above to only show the walks that interest you.

Every walk includes a References section listing the books, brochures or websites that mention it. Consult those sources for more information.

What are the latest additions?

Latest car park

Dolphin Sands parking

Latest walk

Dolphin Sands Beach Access

Latest change

Nine Mile Beach at Dolphin Sands

Updated on

2017-11-14

Who made this website?

The StepScape website was created by Cowirrie, a small software development company in Launceston. We take information and present it so it is accessible and useful to people. Our other work includes the SepiaScape guides to historic Tasmania and the PBPhonics app for basic English literacy practice.

We have also taken some of these walks ourselves, and written comprehensive walk reports about them.

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Jan Horton

Programming

Michael Horton

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Google Maps JavaScript API

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jQuery, used under the MIT License

jQuery CSV, used under the MIT License

jQuery UI, used under the MIT License

jQuery UI Touch Punch, used under the MIT License

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Cosy Corner parking

Nearest Road:Cosy Corner Rd
Nearest Town:St Helens
Locality:East Coast
Latitude:S 41° 13′ 15″
Longitude:E 148° 16′ 55″
Elevation:5 m
Fee:No charge
Management:P&WS
Road Surface:Unsealed
Car Park:Good unsealed
Water:Dry
Toilets:Type uncertain
Toilet Accessibility:Unknown
Shelter:None
Picnic Table:No table
Comment:Drive north on Gardens Rd. Turn right into Cosy Corners Rd and park near beach.

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3 walks from Cosy Corner parking

Caution

This site is a list of walks, not a walking guide. Before undertaking any walk, consult the references below.

For additional information about safe walking in Tasmania, go to the StepScape tab.

Cosy Corner walk to Sloop Lagoon

Goal:Sloop Lagoon outflow Beach
Grade:Moderate
Type:Retrace route
One-way distance:2,000 m
Return distance:4,000 m
Comment:Walk north on rocks to Seaton Cove, then over bluff by road to Lagoon uotflow. Return same way.

References

Marianne Robertson, 2008, From Petal Point to Cockle Creek - a Beach Explorers Guide to the East Coast of Tasmania, 1 ed., marianne.robertson@gmail.com, Page 29, Number 2, 10 - Cosy Corner Beach

“A number of little coves with sparkling white sands and blue green sea…”

Marianne Robertson, 2008, From Petal Point to Cockle Creek - a Beach Explorers Guide to the East Coast of Tasmania, 1 ed., marianne.robertson@gmail.com, Page 30, Number 2, 11 - Seaton Cove

“Small white sandy cove with headlands on both sides.”

Marianne Robertson, 2008, From Petal Point to Cockle Creek - a Beach Explorers Guide to the East Coast of Tasmania, 1 ed., marianne.robertson@gmail.com, Page 31, Number 2, 13 - Sloop Reef Cove

“Beautiful little north-facing sandy cove, sandy sea bottom…”

Tasmanian Beaches, T82 Seaton Cove

“... massive sloping granite platforms and boulders for some 500m…”

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Cosy Corner Beach Access

Goal:Cosy Corner Beach
Grade:Fairly flat
Type:Retrace route
One-way distance:50 m
Return distance:100 m
Comment:Follow footpad to beach. Return.

References

Marianne Robertson, 2008, From Petal Point to Cockle Creek - a Beach Explorers Guide to the East Coast of Tasmania, 1 ed., marianne.robertson@gmail.com, Page 29, Number 2, 10 - Cosy Corner Beach

“A number of little coves with sparkling white sands and blue green sea…”

Nano Solutions, 2016, Beachsafe, Surf Life Saving Australia, Number 83, Cosy Corner (s) Tas

“Sloping granite points border the beach…”

Nano Solutions, 2016, Beachsafe, Surf Life Saving Australia, Number 84, Cosy Corner Tas

“… an 80m long protected reflective beach.”

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Cosy Corner Beach walk

Goal:Cosy Corner
Grade:Flat
Type:Retrace route
One-way distance:400 m
Return distance:800 m
Comment:Walk north on beach to the small 'beach tucked in the rocks. Return.

References

Marianne Robertson, 2008, From Petal Point to Cockle Creek - a Beach Explorers Guide to the East Coast of Tasmania, 1 ed., marianne.robertson@gmail.com, Page 29, Number 2, 10 - Cosy Corner Beach

“A number of little coves with sparkling white sands and blue green sea…”

Nano Solutions, 2016, Beachsafe, Surf Life Saving Australia, Number 83, Cosy Corner (s) Tas

“Sloping granite points border the beach…”

Nano Solutions, 2016, Beachsafe, Surf Life Saving Australia, Number 84, Cosy Corner Tas

“… an 80m long protected reflective beach.”

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