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.

Data Entry

Jan Horton


Michael Horton


Google Maps JavaScript API


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



Strickland Falls car parking

Nearest Road:Stickland Ave
Nearest Town:South Hobart
Latitude:S 42° 54′ 29″
Longitude:E 147° 15′ 49″
Elevation:320 m
Fee:No charge
Management:Local council
Road Surface:Sealed
Car Park:Good unsealed
Picnic Table:Picnic table
Comment:Parking area is off the sharp bend in Strickland Avenue

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2 walks from Strickland Falls car parking

O'Gradys Falls Walk via Betts Vale Track (also known as Rivulet Track)


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:O'Gradys Falls
Grade:Long climb
Type:Retrace route
One-way distance:1,300 m
Return distance:2,600 m
Comment:Walk 200m along the southern arm of Strickland Ave to start of Rivulet Track (also called Betts Vale Track). Veer right at junction to falls. Return.


Waterfalls of Tasmania, Jubec Systems and Design, O'Gradys Falls - Hobart

40 minutes retrace route
“… a lovely waterfall accessible from the Betts Vale Track”


Strickland Falls Walk

Goal:Strickland Falls
Type:Retrace route
One-way distance:50 m
Return distance:100 m
Comment:From parking area walk east to falls. Return.


Raelene and Rod Newell, Thirty-Five Walks to Waterfalls in Tasmania, 1st ed., Raelene and Rod Newell, Page 84, Number 33, Strickland Falls

Waterfalls of Tasmania, Jubec Systems and Design, Strickland Falls, Hobart

5 minutes retrace route
“The track (if you can call it that) is slippery, and is difficult to negotiate in places.”