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 1,797 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

Muirs Beach car park

Latest walk

Hepbourn Point Beach walk from Coles Bay

Latest change

Back on east coast beach walks - Hepbourn Point Beach

Updated on

2017-10-20

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.

Data Entry

Jan Horton

Programming

Michael Horton

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Google Maps JavaScript API

Components

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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Sandersons Falls car parking

Nearest Road:South Prospect Rd
Nearest Town:Ridgley
Locality:North West
Latitude:S 41° 8′ 56″
Longitude:E 145° 45′ 56″
Elevation:160 m
Fee:No charge
Management:Private
Road Surface:Unsealed
Car Park:Side of road
Water:Stream
Toilets:None
Toilet Accessibility:No toilet
Shelter:None
Picnic Table:No table
Comment:From West Ridgley head south on Serpentine Rd 300m and then west onto South Prospect Road 1.5km. Park on right just over bridge.

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1 walk from Sandersons Falls car 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.

Sandersons Falls Access Track

Goal:Sandersons Falls
Grade:Fairly flat
Type:Retrace route
One-way distance:100 m
Return distance:200 m
Comment:Either access through farm gate and ask permission at house, or follow instructions in references via Forestry Rd.

References

Chris Bishop, 2015, Discover North West Tasmania, westinlet@tassie.net.au, Guide Falls

“There are many falls in theRidgley area… the Sandersons Falls and St Georges Falls”

website, Bushwalk Australia, Some Waterfalls of Tasmania

“… really a very pretty spot and very well worth a look.”

Peter S. Manchester, 2010, Created From Chaos - a geological trail of 100 sites in Tasmania, 1 ed., Peter S. Manchester, Page 23, Number 78, … Sanderson Falls, near West Ridgley

“These falls are spectacular because of their height…”

2015, Waterfalls of Tasmania, Jubec Systems and Design, Sandersons Falls

“This waterfall is on private property”

Johnny T. Cheng, 2006, World of Waterfalls - Explore the best of YOUR world one waterfall at a time, Dip Falls and Ridgley waterfalls

“Luckily I was able to find an old 4WD track that made navigating ... the scrub considerably easier,”

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