Clarence Foreshore Trail - Geilston Bay to Howrah (full track)

Geilston Bay to Howrah, Clarence
Distance: 14.5km
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Getting There

Start at either the carpark at Debomfords Lane in Geilston Bay or Howrah Road, Howrah (opposite Bingley Street).

The Clarence Foreshore Trail is a multi-user pathway following the shores of the Derwent River. It offers a diverse range of scenery, from picturesque bays filled with moored yachts to she-oak forest and parkland. There are playgrounds, beaches and points of interest along the trail. The quality of the path varies from wide concrete to narrow gravel sections.

ActivitySuggested TimeDifficulty
WalkingFull day
Bike RidingHalf day

Track Features

Walking with dogsWheelchair accessiblePramsToiletsParkingDrinking waterPicnic areaLookoutCafe/Refreshments/Shop

Dogs allowed on lead. The intertidal track at Geilston Bay is not wheelchair accessible.


No Horses

Safety Precautions


Several sections are narrow and have a lower quality surface including the track along the foreshore at Geilston Bay which comprises of an intertidal track. An alternative is to use Musgrove Ave and Derwent Ave to bypass this section, although the hill is steep.

Plan your visit

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

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

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Track contacts

Track managed by Clarence City Council
Clarence City Council

If you have any questions, feedback or updates regarding this track please contact the track manager at the Clarence City Council by phone on 03 6217 9500 or by email to For urgent communications please contact us by phone.