Labillardiere Peninsula Walk

Labillardiere Peninsula Walk

Labillardiere Peninsula Walk
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Sporting fantastic views of the Bruny Island coast line and D'entrecasteaux Channel, the Labillardiere Peninsula circuit walk is a demanding 6 hour, 15km day walk. Starting from Jetty Beach in the South Bruny National Park the walk skirts around the peninsula coastline, including a climb up Mt Bleak and beach walks along Hopwood and Butlers Beaches.
Duration: More than 3 hours
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AndrewHolden2018
Melbourne, Australia2 contributions
Oct 2023 • Solo
This was a wonderful walk in 3 parts - first part followed a fire trail track on the southern edge, second part was two spectacular beaches and the third part was following a narrow track on the northern part. All different aspects and bush. I came across echidnas, wallabies, snakes, blue tongue lizards, skinks and a plethora of birds. If in warmer months, I recommend starting early as not a lot of shelter for a large part of the walk. Take plenty of water and snacks as it is a longish walk. I took 5 hours but not many stops. The walk is not that strenuous but is 18km as mentioned and not 14km. Not sure why Parks Tasmania haven't corrected this. I was alone on this walk and had a great peaceful time amongst the special Tasmanian landscape.
Written 11 November 2023
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Wayne N
Sydney, Australia2,029 contributions
Dec 2022 • Couples
Starting at Jetty Beach, which has a turnoff just before Cape Bruny Lighthouse.

This popular but out of the way camp ground is the star of two excellent walks.

The longer 14km walk Labillardiere or the short 4.5km walk Luggaboine.

On this occasion we did the Luggaboine track. Very is going across meadows, bush and beaches. We loved it! So many beautiful bays and beaches along the way. Plus the flowering meadows with distant sea views are superb.

Took us about 90 minutes including photos .

Well sign posted with good rest room facilities at the camp site.
Written 7 December 2022
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Gini
5 contributions
Jan 2022 • Couples
We enjoyed this walk a lot! It was easy, views and surroundings changed, two beautiful beaches where we were totally alone and had a good swim.
Walk is very long (5-6hours), take lots of water and snacks! We also had the most beautiful weather and then it started raining, be prepared.
We were alone the whole time, lots of silence, what I loved. It's perfect to calm down.
Written 21 January 2022
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Zoe S
2 contributions
June 2021 • Friends
Just not worth it. It’s a nice, long walk but I don’t understand why it made it on the list of “great walks”. Absolutely nothing great about it. As a tourist, when time is valuable, I would go and spend those 5 hrs. elsewhere on the island - unfortunately it’s wasted time on this track. We saw some beautiful birds, but this depends much on luck. The beaches at the tip are beautiful, very secluded with clear waters but you also have them close by the camping grounds - no need to walk 18 km through shrubs. The rating would be better, if that was a track close to where I live, as fitness and workout trail. But as a tourist coming a long way, very underwhelming.
Written 13 June 2021
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Munro1984
Melbourne198 contributions
Jan 2021
A good walk with some nice scenery and a couple of lovely beaches. The most annoying part was finding out that the walk was 4 km longer than listed.
Written 6 January 2021
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MichaelTasman
133 contributions
Nov 2020 • Couples
Nice easy walk of 18 km (not 14km as Tas Parks and Wildlife state) with some lovely beaches that are great for a swim. Lots of flowers out too. Not as spectacular as Cape Queen Elizabeth or Fluted Cape and, as others have said, it could do with some removal of fallen trees and cutting back of vegetation.
Written 31 October 2020
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Tassie Cruiser
7 contributions
Oct 2020 • Couples
We decided on this walk for a few reasons. It was listed as one of the Great Short Walks, follows the coastline, a reasonable distance (14 km according to PWS information online) and offered amazing views down the south east coast of Tasmania.

We walked it clockwise and the track is a fire trail, so nothing really inspiring, with snatched views of the coast through the scrub. Prior to climbing the mountain we happened upon a rocky exposed beach which was a glorious spot. Over the mountain and heading north west filtered views offered of the coastline until popping out onto a beach. Bliss.

From this point on the track has scrub in many places chest height and we were constantly scanning for snakes (gaiters are a must). Popped out onto another glorious beach looking across to Partridge Island then back into scrub and tree rooted tracks, fallen trees and creek crossings through to the car park via some smaller beaches. The local fish farm humming away kind of destroys the ambience.

I had my GPS watch tracking our time, distance etc. This is walk falls just short of 18 km, much longer than the prescribed 14 km so pack food and plenty of water. It could be improved through removing fallen trees, clearing the track, providing some viewing access points to the south and west. This walk has so much potential but needs some love. Not recommended in high winds, it would be uncomfortable and the sandy tracks would be blowing grit in your face.

We enjoyed the exercise but felt underwhelmed.
Written 14 October 2020
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Rohit G
33 contributions
Sept 2017 • Friends
Walk which would certainly make you de-stressed and leave you fresh as a bloom. A must for rereshment
Written 21 May 2018
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warren r
Horsham, Australia65 contributions
Mar 2018 • Couples
Enjoyed this walk today , great views and quiet beaches, some areas overgrown but what can you expect from Parks even with over priced fees, no snakes in this cooler weather, class this as a great walk
Written 21 March 2018
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Julie P
United Kingdom1,780 contributions
Nov 2016 • Couples
Only walked a short section of this walk from Jetty Beach to the fnext beach but it's a lovely walk with lots of plant and wildlife along the way.

A couple of sections are more challenging with trees to duck under or step over and at least one bank to clamber up to join the trail from the beach, but the seclusion and peacefulness of the beach at the end was worth it.

Take plenty of water and even a picnic.
Written 23 February 2017
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Labillardiere Peninsula Walk: All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos)