Alum Cliffs Lookout Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 1.6km

  • Duration: 50mins

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Mersey Hills Road

  • End: Mersey Hills Road

  • Closest Town: Mole Creek

  • Location: Alum Cliffs State Reserve

  • Distance from state capital: 251km

  • State: TAS

  • Latitude: -41.539133

  • Longitude: 146.430502


Alum Cliffs Lookout is a 1.6km, grade 2 Return hike located in Alum Cliffs State Reserve Tasmania. The hike should take approximately 50mins to complete.


Enjoy a quiet country stroll to a forest lookout perched high above the Mersey River, as it flows beneath the Alum cliffs. Combine this walk with a visit to the Mole Creek caves.


The Alum Cliffs are within the Alum Cliffs State Reserve and form a part of the Gog Range.


The North West Coast and King Island

Getting there

Travel via Deloraine or Sheffield. The Alum Cliffs track is reached, via a signed loop road, from road B12 between the townships of Mole Creek and Chudleigh.


Closest facilities are located in Chudleigh and Mole Creek.

Track is generally dry underfoot and has some gentle uphill sections.

Supervise children, hazardous cliffs, unprotected track edges.

No pets, firearms or bicycles.


Total distance: 1531 m
Max elevation: 418 m
Min elevation: 345 m
Total climbing: 103 m
Total descent: -103 m
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For more information about this hiking trail please visit Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania