Walking Tracks of the Derwent Estuary

by Brighton Council

There are many beautiful walks in the Brighton area. Here’s a few favourites to enjoy as the weather warms.

Riverside Drive walking trail

Riverside Drive

On this walk, which follows the maintenance path for the railway line, you will enjoy sce­nic wetland views. It’s an easy 2.7km walk on a wide gravel track which is accessed from Riverside Drive, Bridgewater.

Ferry Point to Cassidys Bay

For even more views of the riv­er and kunanyi/Mt Wellington stretch your legs on this easy 2.2 kilometre walk. The track is gravel and access is from Jetty Road, Old Beach.

Baby swans

Green Point/Bridgewater

With sweeping views of the Derwent Estuary and kunanyi/Mt Wellington from Green Point this 5.2 kilometre walk will take you along a dirt track that is relatively easy. Keep an eye out for beautiful black swans feeding in the shallow wetlands. You can access the track from Gunn Street, Bridge­water.

Jordan River to Gagebrook

A great, short walk, especially easy for kids and prams, the open, grassy area on the prom­ontory offers even more great views of the Derwent Estuary and kunanyi/Mt Wellington. Take a picnic and stop at one of the shelters for a break. And keep a watch for birdlife such as black swans, pelicans, cormo­rants and white-faced herons.

For more information visit www.greaterhobarttrails.com.au.

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