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 1,870 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

Cressy Beach parking

Latest walk

Cressy Beach loop walk

Latest change

The beaches south of Swansea

Updated on

2017-12-08

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

Maps

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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Kennedia Beach access parking

Nearest Road:Aqua Sands Dve
Nearest Town:Swansea
Locality:East Coast
Latitude:S 42° 8′ 24″
Longitude:E 148° 4′ 35″
Elevation:10 m
Fee:No charge
Management:Local council
Road Surface:Sealed
Car Park:Side of road
Water:Dry
Toilets:None
Toilet Accessibility:No toilet
Shelter:None
Picnic Table:No table
Comment:From Tasman Hwy on southern fringe of Swansea, turn east into Francis St, south into Old Spring Bay Rd, and east again into Aqua Sands Dr. Park near T-junction for path to beach.

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1 walk from Kennedia Beach access parking

Kennedia Beach access walk

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.

Goal:Kennedia Beach
Grade:Fairly flat
Type:Retrace route
One-way distance:100 m
Return distance:200 m
Comment:From the T-junction in Aqua Sands Dve, follow beach access path o the beach.

References

Nano Solutions, 2016, Beachsafe, Surf Life Saving Australia, Number 199, Kennedia Beach Tas

“It is backed by tall pine trees and then a growing residential development.”

Nano Solutions, 2016, Beachsafe, Surf Life Saving Australia, Number 199, Kennedia Beach Tas

“… bordered by the 10m high grassy bluffs of Maysons Bluff to the south.”

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