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Address: Geeveston Tourist Information, Geeveston, Tasmania 7116, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6297 1836
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This one-day walk takes in part of the famous South Coast Track, beginning...

This one-day walk takes in part of the famous South Coast Track, beginning at the small town of Cockle Creek. Visitors observe native plants and birds as they cross coastal heathland, enjoy ocean views and gaze out over the expanse of the Southern Ocean imagining the distance between themselves and the nearest landmass of Antarctica.

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This is as far south as you can go in Oz.....

We parked our car at the rangers station across the bridge at Cockle Creek. The ladies who run the rangers station are very helpful and great for info. The walk to South Cape Bay... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed March 8, 2016
Dean H
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Daylesford, Australia
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Daylesford, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2016

We parked our car at the rangers station across the bridge at Cockle Creek. The ladies who run the rangers station are very helpful and great for info. The walk to South Cape Bay is about 2 hours, half is on boardwalk, The first 40 minutes is rocky, but the rest is pretty easy. Once on the coastal bluff, walk... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

Great walk to the farthest south point of Australia, hilly sections, rough terrain but worth the effort.

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Thank HelMelMelbourne
Sydney Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

We wanted to see the whale sculpture at Cockle creek. The road is unpaved but fine to drive on. The route is breath taking with pristine white sand and green cool seas you will be stopping along the way to take plenty of pictures. The car park for the whale sculpture leaves you a minute walk to see the sculpture... More 

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1 Thank fisher1962
Greater Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

The trail begins at Cockle Creek - a beaut spot to take a dip should the weather and the time you have permit it. It goes from dirt trail to boardwalks, sheltered to open areas before taking you round to the bay; Australia's most southerly point according to a sign my friend and I came across at the end. Depending... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

This is quite a Turk and the early part is over rocks and uneven ground. However, once out on the board walk it's a pleasant stroll and well worth the walk out to the bay

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Geeveston, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016

Travel to Cockle Creek and park in the carpark by the Rangers Quarters. You need to display a parks pass on your vehicle. Depart on the track near the bridge, follow the track some of which is boardwalk, parts of the track provide a little uphill going on uneven ground, expect to walk over small rocks and you may encounter... More 

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3 Thank Beth R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2016

The trail to South Cape Bay is very beautiful and is easy/light moderate to go. It took us around 3 1/2 hours to go to the end and back to the car. The surroundings are changing by every step you do and there is so much to see. At the end you will get to a very big beach and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

An amazing walk. Not too challenging but scenic and the view at the end of Australia is breathtaking. It's a bit windy and cold but so worth the walk.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our walk from Cockle Creek to South Cape Bay. While the last 15 kms driving was rough (we hear it has been graded recently) the 1-2 hour walk to the Cape was easy going and excellently maintained. We enjoyed being able to walk at a good pace and appreciated the efforts to provide boarded walkways over swampy... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2015

Travelling form Huonville to Cockle Creek interesting. Walk had to be aborted due to a slip and twisted ankle and rainy weather.

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