Alum Cliffs Track
  • Length: 6.0km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 3

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  • Start: TBA

  • End: TBA

  • Location: Kingston Beach

  • Closest Town: Kingborough

  • Distance from CBD:

  • State: TAS

  • Latitude: -42.969919

  • Longitude: 147.336541

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Summary

The route followed by today’s Alum Cliff Track has long been a coastal path used by local people. In 1988 it was formally developed as part of Australia’s Bicentinal celebrations. In more recent years, The track, which climbs from Tyndall Beach (adjacent Kingston Beach) through coastal blue gum forest with tall silver banksias. The track then winds up through silver peppermint bushland, dips into a glorious fern-filled gully, before rising again onto headlands for commanding views over Storm Bay and the Derwent Estuary. A new start to the track without steps has now been constructed above Tyndall Beach to make the track accessible to more users.

Getting There

Alum Cliffs Track begins at the northern end of Kingston Beach. There are multiple entrances along the route at Tyndall Rd, Harpers Rd, Taronga Rd. Metro bus stop is 100m south of the intersection of Taronga Rd and Channel Highway.

Tips

Due to the track being narrow and with steep edges in places, care is required at some locations, especially with small children.

Safety

Due to the track being narrow and with steep edges in places, care is required at some locations, especially with small children.

Total distance: 4205 m
Max elevation: 0 m
Min elevation: 0 m
Total climbing: 0 m
Total descent: 0 m
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