Archers Knob Track is a 3 - 4 hour circuit in the Narawntapu National Park of some 9-kilometres in length via Bakers Beach, or 2–2.5 hours return if you do the shorter walk. There is a Bird Hide walk that is perfect for smaller children and that is just 30 mins return. Archers Knob is considered a grade 2 walk and is suitable for most ages, and most levels of bushwalking experience. The track is a hardened, compacted surface that has a gentle hill section and occasional steps. Please note a valid parks pass is required for entry to Tasmania's national parks, and therefore to complete the Archers Knob walk. Archers Knob and the Narawntapu National Park is easily reached via a 30-minute drive from Devonport. Take the Frankford Road (B71) to the junction of Bakers Beach Rd (C740) and follow to the Narawntapu National Park - the national park is well-signposted. This Archers Knob Track features birds and a beach, and also a superb lookout with possibly the best views in the Park. From the Narawntapu National Park visitor centre, you can gently stroll through a paperbark swamp on easy to walk raised boardwalk, to the Springlawn bird hide. As well as birds, you may see wallabies and pademelons. Travel on to the 114 m high Archers Knob, which is reached via a well-constructed and signposted zigzag track. There are excellent panoramic views of the beach, Springlawn and beyond. You can simply retrace your steps back to the visitor centre, or for a longer circuit walk, divert via the signposted track to popular Bakers Beach, which is a haven for campers, picnickers, fishermen and for swimming. Exit the beach at access track number 3 along the road or track 1 back through the bird hide. Both tracks take you back to the visitor centre. Please note, the walk to the Bird Hide, with assistance, may suit some wheelchair users - the rest of the walk to Archers Knob is not wheelchair friendly.
During summer, keep a close eye out for snakes which are common in the Narawntapu National Park. Click for information on camping Narawntapu National Park.