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


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