Public Program

Shag Bay: A Walk Through Time

Shag Bay Heritage Trail

10:30am - 2.30pm, 12 May 2019

Tickets $10 Adult, $5 Concession & Child

As part of the Australian Heritage Festival Tasmania Program come for a walk through Shag Bay, an area rich in indigenous and colonial history hidden on the edge of suburbia.  Participants will be guided through this beautiful and mysterious trail, and with the help of Aboriginal storyteller Teangi Brown, we will explore the different ways that Indigenous and European occupation impacted the natural environment. From shell middens to exploding bone mills, this is a fascinating site with a story to tell.

Entry charge includes a packed lunch.

Location: Shag Bay Trail – Meet at the car park at De Bomford’s Lane, off the East Derwent Highway in Geilston Bay

Difficulty: Walking – Easy-Moderate (some steep, gravely parts)

Length: 1.9km one way

Shoes: Please wear sturdy walking shoes and wear appropriate outdoor, cold weather attire. Bring a small backpack or easy to carry bag for your packed lunch (provided). Weather permitting we’ll eat at a suitable spot on the track.

For more information please call 6217 9607.




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