The Fishers Point walk is an easy 2 hour, 4km return coastal walk within the Southwest National Park.  Recommended as a low tide walk, this trail follows beaches and rocky coastline to the ruins of the Fishers Point Pilot Station and Lighthouse established in 1843. If walked during high tide this trail includes some medium difficulty sections to avoid wading through water.

Leaving from the whale sculpture at Cockle Creek, the Fishers Point trail deviates between beaches and rocky headlands until reaching the Pilot Station and Lighthouse ruins. The trail is generally easy to follow with guide markers located at the end of each beach section.

Enjoyable views across Rocky Bay and back towards the Southern Ranges are constant throughout the walk and views of Bruny Island and the Southern Ocean are achieved from Fishers Point. Return via the same route.

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