TASTRACKS

A comprehensive guide to Tasmanian walking tracks.

Blue Peaks Track

This track provides access to Blue Peaks and Middle Lake from the Lake MacKenzie Road, Track starts at grid reference (GDA 94) -  447880E, 5385200N and ends at Middle Lake, grid reference  448520E, 5380300N (GDA94), south of Blue Peaks. This is a old hydro vehicle track, 5km long with a 110m-height difference. Expect to take 2 hours. There is a slab of concrete on the left where the track starts. The track climbs up through a small valley to reach the undulating open plateau within 1km of the start. From here it crosses open undulating country eventually passing Blue Peaks (447880E, 5381650N GDA94), on the eastern side and ending at Middle Lake. Track shown on the Tasmap 1:25000 Topographic Map Lake Mackenzie and 1:50,000 Jerusalem map sheets.

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Lake Explorer Track

Provides access to Lake Explorer from Lake Mackenzie area. Track starts at Lake Mackenzie 448430E, 5385250N and ends at Lake Explorer 451650E, 5382260N. This well-worn pad is 4.5km long and climbs 50m. Expect to take 1.5 hours. Track begins on the south side of the spillway of Mackenzie Dam and follows the lake edge until the Fisher River is reached. The Explorer River also enters Lake MacKenzie here. Ford both rivers and follow pad along the Explorer River to the west side of Lake Explorer. Shown on Tasmap 1:25000 Topographic Map Sheet Lake Mackenzie and 1:50,000 Jerusalem map sheet.

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Lake Fanny and Lake Antimony Hut Tracks

 

Provides access from the east into Lake Fanny, Lake Antimony and Great Pine Tier area. Track starts at the end of the Lake Augusta Road at Lake Ada, grid reference 456400E, 5363040N (GDA 94) and ends at Lake Fanny 448230E, 5365920N. The track is 5km long and climbs 40m. Expect to take 2 hours. A 4km sidetrack heads south to Lake Antimony and Hut in the Great Pine Tier, from the Lake Fanny Track at 449800E, 5364630N. The tracks are shown on Tasmap 1:25000 Topographic Map Sheet Ada and 1:50,000 Jerusalem map sheet Right-Click here to download and save a gpx file of the start of the track (If file saves as an .xml file, just rename it a .gpx file). Can then be imported into your GPS or opened in Google Earth.

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Page lasted updated 22/10/2021