Wielangta Tramway Trail
  • Length: 6.5km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Wielangta State Forest

  • End: Wielangta State Forest

  • Location: South Eastern Tasmania

  • Closest Town: Wielangta State Forest

  • Distance from CBD: 75km

  • State: TAS

  • Latitude: -42.71253717

  • Longitude: 147.8409529

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2WD Access

4WD Access

Public Transport

Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Steep Road

Winding Road

Speed Bumps

Vehicle Ford

Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

Accessible Parking

Accessible Toilet

Public Toilets

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Campfire Pit

Camping Area

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

Undefined Trail

Prams & Strollers

Manual Wheelchair

Motorised Wheelchair

Bicycle Trail

Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

Alpine Huts

Exposed Ledges

Rock Scrambling

Steep Terrain

Bush Bashing

River Crossings

Scenic Viewpoints

Well Marked

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Overnight Campsites

Trail Running

Horse Riding


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.

Hike Summary

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. 

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