Wielangta Tramway Trail
  • Length: 6.5km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Wielangta State Forest

  • End: Wielangta State Forest

  • Closest Town: Wielangta State Forest

  • Location: South Eastern Tasmania

  • Distance from state capital: 75km

  • State: TAS

  • Latitude: -42.71253717

  • Longitude: 147.8409529

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

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

No Defined Trail

Manual Wheelchair

Motorised Wheelchair

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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Wielangta Tramway Trail is a 6.5km, grade 3 One Way hike located in South Eastern Tasmania Tasmania. The hike should take approximately 2hrs to complete.


The trail follows the route of a former logging tram line so there are no steep hills. There are patches of rainforest and it’s generally a lush environment even in mid-summer. Wielangta is a local Aboriginal name meaning ‘tall trees’.

For more information on this trail see the book Rail Trails of Tasmania.


Wielangta State Forest in South Eastern Tasmania

75km East of Hobart

Compacted earth

For more information and a location map please visit RailTrails Australia.