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 1,626 of an estimated 3,000 published day walks 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.

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

Latest update

2017-06-21

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Victoria Valley Falls car park

Nearest Road:Victoria Valley Rd
Nearest Town:Ouse
Locality:Central Highlands
Latitude:S 42° 19′ 24″
Longitude:E 146° 42′ 47″
Car Park:Good unsealed
Water:Dry
Toilets:None
Toilet Accessibility:No toilet
Shelter:None
Picnic Table:No table
Comment:From Victoria Valley Rd, parking is in side road just around the sharp corner and before creek crossing.

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1 walk from Victoria Valley Falls car park

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.

Victoria Valley Falls Walk

Goal:Victoria Valley Falls
Grade:Some steep
Type:Retrace route
One-way distance:250 m
Return distance:500 m
Comment:Track entrance is over road from car park. Follow footpad to top of falls. Return. An alternative very steep track also leads to bottom of falls.

References

Raelene and Rod Newell, 2006, Thirty-Five Walks to Waterfalls in Tasmania, 1st ed., Raelene and Rod Newell, PO Box 22, Kingston Beach, Tas 7050, Page 86, Number 34, Victoria Valley Falls

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Phoenix Group Co., 2013, Tasmania for Everyone, ed., Phoenix Group Co., Page , Number 21, Waterfalls:South West and Southern Tasmania

retrace route
“The watercourse… is Kenmere Creek.”

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