Tahune AirWalk

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Tahune AirWalk
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The cantilever bridge on the Tahune Forest AirWalk
Coordinates 43°05′42″S 146°43′30″E / 43.09500°S 146.72500°E / -43.09500; 146.72500Coordinates: 43°05′42″S 146°43′30″E / 43.09500°S 146.72500°E / -43.09500; 146.72500
Carries Pedestrians
Crosses Huon River; Picton River
Locale Geeveston, Tasmania, Australia
Owner Forestry Tasmania
Website http://tahuneairwalk.com.au/
Characteristics
Design footbridge footbridge
Material Steel
Total length 620 metres (2,030 ft)
Height 50 metres (160 ft)
History
Opened 1 July 2001 (2001-07-01)
Tahune AirWalk is located in Tasmania
Tahune AirWalk
Tahune AirWalk
Location in Tasmania

The Tahune AirWalk a steel canopy walkway located in the Tahune Forest area 29 km from Geeveston and sits over the banks of the Huon River. Located in the Huon Valley of southern Tasmania, Australia. The Tahune Airwalk walkway and visitor Centre is operated as a tourist attraction by Forestry Tasmania.

Location and features[edit]

The walkway is located approximately 70 kilometres (43 mi) south of Tasmania's capital city Hobart. The treetop walk overlooks the Huon and Picton Rivers joining in the far distance. The Tahune Airwalk site offers three walks onsite plus the Cable Eagle Hang Gliding.

The footbridge is a level steel structure with a steel walkway that is suspended over the treetops, as high as 50 metres (160 ft) in places. The footbridge is 620 metres (2,030 ft) long, with 1.6 kilometres (0.99 mi) of access paths to the bridge and 112 steps to climb to the peak. Transport is provided to the start of the AirWalk for those with walking difficulties.[1][2] The visitor centre has a fully licensed cafe and is open on a daily basic. Plus browse through the extensive range of exclusive souvenirs. The site has WIFI available at the visitor centre.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tahune AirWalk". Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Tahune AirWalk Tasmania". Forestry Tasmania. Retrieved 3 August 2015. 

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