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


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.