St Columba Falls Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 1.2km

  • Duration: 30mins

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Return

  • Start: St Columba Falls Road

  • End: St Columba Falls Road

  • Closest Town: Pyengana

  • Location: St Columba Falls Reserve

  • Distance from state capital: 289km

  • State: TAS

  • Latitude: -41.321356

  • Longitude: 147.926102

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Easy Access

Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

2WD Vehicle

4WD Vehicle

Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

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Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

No Defined Trail

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Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

Exposed Ledges

Trail Markers

Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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St Columba Falls is a 1.2km, grade 2 Return hike located in St Columba Falls Reserve Tasmania. The hike should take approximately 30mins to complete.


For those that delight in falling water, this track leads to the base of one of Tasmania’s highest falls. The walk is on a high-quality track through cool and shady rainforest.


There is a high quality walking track, through cool and shady rainforest, that leads to a viewing platform at the base of these stunning falls.

Rated as a Grade 2 Walk – with a moderate uphill walk to return from the falls – some fitness is required. For those unable or unwilling to take the walk, the falls can be viewed from the car park.


The East Coast and Flinders Island

Getting there

Travel along the Tasman Highway (A3) towards St Helens from Scottsdale, and then turn onto road C428 from Pyengana. This is a sealed road all the way.


Picnic and toilet facilities.

Moderate uphill walk to return from falls.

Supervise children, flowing waters.

No pets, firearms or bicycles.


Total distance: 1107 m
Max elevation: 354 m
Min elevation: 309 m
Total climbing: 73 m
Total descent: -73 m

For more information about this hiking trail please visit Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania