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Tahune AirWalk

13. Tahune Airwalk

time Tahune AirWalk - 50 minute return (1.6km circuit); McKays Track - 1 hour return (3km circuit); Huon Pine Track - 20 minutes return (500m one way)
access Road A6 to Geeveston, then roads C632 and C631 to Tahune AirWalk which is 29 km from Geeveston. The speed limit after Geeveston is 60 km/h.Allow 90 minutes from Hobart. See map
fees See the Tahune Adventures website for full details including pricing and open hours tahuneadventures.com.au – or phone 03 6251 3903
facilities Extensive picnic areas in bush surrounds with gas barbecues, shelters, toilets and Huon pine walking track. Visitor centre includes licensed café. Camping and campervan areas provided.
grade Level 1 The AirWalk itself is just 620m in length and is a level structure with a steel walkway. Transport is provided to the start of the AirWalk for those with walking difficulties. Wheelchair users can travel in their own vehicle to the start of AirWalk entrance and wheelchairs can be safely pushed around the AirWalk. For those without walking difficulties, the AirWalk and access paths are a total distance of 1.6km and include 112 steps.
Level 2 The Swinging Bridge Walk crosses both the Picton and Huon rivers by two swinging bridges and then leads back to the Airwalk. This is a 3 km circuit.
Level 2 - Huon Pine Track is a short track allowing access to both old and young Huon pines.
what to take Group A items
cautions Supervise children, flowing waters.
prohibited Dogs are welcome in the reserve if kept on a leash. The AirWalk itself is not suitable for dogs

Gaze into the trees and river with a bird’s-eye view as you walk 20 metres above the forest floor. Continuous safety fencing ensures that there’s no risk of falling and the AirWalk has been designed to withstand cyclone-strength winds.

Highlights

The Tahune Airwalk offers a rare chance to gain a perspective on a part of the forest that is rarely seen by people - the canopy.  See the Tahune Adventures website (tahuneadventures.com.aufor full details of other activities such as Eagle Hang Gliding, a 400 metre glide across the Huon River on a cable controlled zip line, and Twin River Rafting - paddle, drift and kayak along the Picton & Huon Rivers for approximately 2.5 hours.