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 2,212 of an estimated 3,000 published bushwalks in Tasmania.

StepScape is also available as an app for iPhone and iPad.

Read about what the StepScape app does differently from this website.


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

Mount Saddleback 4WD parking

Latest walk

Mount Saddleback Track by 4WD

Latest change

Added 2WD and 4WD parking options for Mount Saddleback.

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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 guide 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


Michael Horton


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Reuben Falls parking area

Nearest Road:South Weld Rd
Nearest Town:Geeveston
Latitude:S 43° 1′ 17″
Longitude:E 146° 39′ 29″
Elevation:335 m
Road Surface:Unsealed
Car Park:Side of road
Toilet Accessibility:No toilet
Picnic Table:No table
Comment:12 km along the South Weld Rd from Tahune Bridge. Park on side of South Weld Rd close to bridge over Isabella Creek.

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2 walks from Reuben Falls parking area


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.

Reuban Falls Walk

Goal:Reuben Falls
Grade:Some Very Steep
Type:Retrace route
One-way distance:1,000 m
Return distance:2,000 m
Comment:Track is on south side of Isabella Creek, heading east to falls and close to creek. Return.


Jan Hardy & Bert Elson, 50 Family Walks in and around Hobart, Hillside Publishing, Page 88, Number 38, 38 - Reuban Falls

1 hour 30 minutes retrace route
“… reminiscentof Snug Falls, but on a grander and wetter scale”

Anne Nuss and Nell Tyson, Family Bush Walks in Tasmania's Huon Valley, Rivendell Books, Page 34, Number 2, 5 Reuban Falls

2 hours retrace route
“Approaching the falls the track decends steeply to the left with tape clearly marking the way.”

Raelene and Rod Newell, Thirty-Five Walks to Waterfalls in Tasmania, on website, Raelene and Rod Newell, Reuban Falls

“… past Geveston, pst Tahune Airwalk, into the Weld Valley”

Caedence Kuepper, Caedence Kuepper on Flickr, Flickr, Reuben Falls

1 hour 10 minutes retrace route
“Finding the waterfall is quite hard, as - a maze of unsigned roads behind Tahune Airwalk.”

Waterfalls of Tasmania, Jubec Systems and Design, Reuben Falls

1 hour retrace route
“Moderate to difficult. Steep Descent”

Louise Fairfax, Naturelover's Walks, Reuben Falls 2018 May

52 minutes retrace route

Denis, Hiking South East Tasmania, The Weld - Short walks - 20 Sep 2014

1 hour 20 minutes retrace route
“… walked along the creek on a rainforest type track…”


Weld Angel Falls walk

Goal:Weld Angel Falls
Grade:Some Very Steep
Type:Retrace route
One-way distance:3,500 m
Return distance:7,000 m
Comment:Cross Isabella Creek. Walk Soth Weld Rd to end, turning right at 1.3km. Follow logging track to left at end, then pink tape to top of falls.


Waterfalls of Tasmania, Jubec Systems and Design, Weld Angel Falls

3 hours retrace route
“Easy hike on road, then very steep descent to falls on unstable ground.”

Louise Fairfax, Naturelover's Walks, Weld Angel Falls 2018 May

“It's very steep and enormous care needs to be taken (to get to the bottom)”