Geeveston Circuit and Platypus Walk

Welcome to the timber town of Geeveston!

Here you can take a self-guided walking tour of the town’s rich heritage with the Geeveston Circuit and Platypus Walk.

Starting outside the Geeveston Town Hall and Visitor Centre in the heart of the town, the trail meanders through Heritage Park showing the town’s close connection with its pioneer heritage. Follow the signs and learn more about this beautiful and resourceful town. Hear stories of hardship and wonder while you step back to a time where small men battled the giants of the forest.

This walk is owned and managed by the Huon Valley Council.


Distance: 1.6km return

Suggested Time: 21 minutes

Difficulty: Grade 1. Easy, concreted pathway. Wheelchair friendly and accessible.

Facilities: For closest facilities see ‘Local Facilities Map

Access: 2WD accessible


Getting There:

On arrival in Geeveston, turn off the Huon Highway into Church Street. Turn into the car park behind the Geeveston Town Hall and Visitor Centre and the pedestrian entrance to Heritage Park.


Plan Ahead

Tasmania’s remote areas are beautiful however weather and track conditions can change suddenly. Mobile reception in many of these areas can be limited or non existent.

Be prepared for the walk or activity. Plan ahead, bring enough water, check the alerts, and make sure you are comfortable with the difficulty rating.

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Leave No Trace is an internationally accepted way of minimising your impacts on the places we visit. Respect wildlife, be considerate of others, dispose of your waste properly.


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Geeveston Circuit and Platypus Walk

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