Historic Battery Point
  • Length: 5.8km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 2

  • Style:

  • Start: TBA

  • End: TBA

  • Location: Battery Point

  • Closest Town: Hobart

  • Distance from CBD:

  • State: TAS

  • Latitude: -42.887926

  • Longitude: 147.331884

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Summary

Step back in history as you explore one of Hobart’s oldest suburbs. From Salamanca Place, climb Kelly’s Steps and wander along Battery Point’s quaint streets, past Georgian cottages and grand colonial mansions, soaking up the village atmosphere. Discover more about our history at Narryna Heritage Museum or the Military Museum of Tasmania. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants along the route at which to enjoy a reviving coffee or meal. Looping back you may wish to explore Sullivan’s Cove, the protected anchorage for the local fishing fleet, Sydney to Hobart racing yachts and Antarctic supply vessels.

Getting There

Walk, ride your bike, take a bus, or drive your car to Salamanca Place to begin the trail.

Tips

There are plenty of road crossings along this trail.

Safety

There are plenty of road crossings along this trail.

Total distance: 5719 m
Max elevation: 0 m
Min elevation: 0 m
Total climbing: 0 m
Total descent: 0 m
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