The Trousers Point walk, within the Strzelecki National Park includes unusual rock features, views to off-shore islands and two beautiful beaches.
1.5 hour circuit walk
From the main town of Whitemark, travel south (towards Lady Barron) on road B85. Turn into road C806 to Trousers Point. The walk starts 16km from Whitemark. Park entry fees apply and can be paid at Service Tasmania in Whitemark. Annual pass holders should bring their ‘Annual all parks card’ to Flinders Island. Toilets, drinking water (tank), gas barbecues, campsites (un-powered) at Trousers Point. Picnic tables at Fotheringate Beach.
Classified as a Level 2 walk with short rocky sections that may be slippery when wet.
Steep cliffs adjacent to the track in some sections. Walkers should stay on the track and children must be closely supervised.
No pets, firearms or bicycles
The rocky granite headland of Trousers Point is overlaid with Quaternary sands forming coastal beaches, dunes, ridges and flats. Granite boulders protrude through the shallow sandy soil and along the coastline. There are also other areas with significant geoheritage values within the park, including coastal karst landforms at Fotheringate Bay and broad shore platforms (up to fifty metres) with solution pans, sea stacks, caves formed by emerging groundwater, marine erosion and alveolar weathering of cliffs.
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