1. Flinders Island Walking Tour
Flinders Island is a well-kept walking secret. Seek it out and you’ll be treated to crowd-free beaches and turquoise waters, sharply contrasted by Mt Strzelecki’s jagged peaks. Uncover abundant wildlife, wildflowers and strands of old growth forests. Trek Tasmania’s wilderness guides offer a 6 day (60km) walk around the island
2. Three Capes walk
Three Capes has already built a stellar international reputation and won multiple awards for its dramatic scenery, unforgettable storytelling and brilliant environmentally sympathetic design. Begin your journey from Port Arthur with an eco-cruise taking in coves, ancient cliffs and ocean wildlife. Then it is just you, a pack, and 3-4 days (48kms) of breathtaking, untouched south-eastern Tasmanian wilderness. With overnight cabins provided and a comprehensive Encounters on the Edge guidebook to light your way, all you need are clothes, supplies and an adventurous spirit. With only 48 walkers per day allowed on the track, booking in advance is essential.
3. 60 Great Short Walks
4. Great Walks of Tasmania
Looking for an expertly guided walking tour with unique accommodation and a feast of the finest Tasmanian food and wine along the way? Be spoilt for choice on our 8 Great Walks, each unique in their own way. Drink in pristine coastlines on the Bay of Fires Lodge or Freycinet Experience Walks, or breathe the pure sea air of the South Coast Track. If altitude is more your style, there is Cradle Mountain Huts Walk or the Walls of Jerusalem Experience, and the Tarkine Rainforest Walk will take you to a silent and eerie ancient forest where time stands still. Or discover your own island treasures on the Maria Island Walk or Bruny Island Long Weekend. With walks to suit every fitness level, the hardest thing is which one to pick.
5. The Overland Track
The iconic Overland Track situated in Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park will lead you through glacially carved valleys, thick rainforests, buttongrass moorlands and alpine meadows from Cradle Valley to Lake St Clair. Taking roughly 6 days, this walk isn’t for the faint-hearted and is recommended for well-prepared walkers, with good fitness levels and a proper understanding of remote alpine walking and camping. If you are up for the challenge the Parks and Wildlife Service website has further information on this once-in-a-lifetime experience.
6. wukalina Walk
The 4 day (26km) wukalina Walk explores Tasmania’s north-east coastline, featuring the Bay of Fires’ ribbons of sand punctuated by huge orange lichen-covered boulders. The walk has an important story to tell dating back 40,000 years when Tasmania was connected to mainland Australia. Learn the culture of the palawa (Tasmanian Aboriginal). Attend a traditional smoking ceremony, eat local palawa foods and listen to Dreamtime stories. At night tuck yourself up in contemporary dome huts and a lighthouse keeper’s cottage.
7. Wineglass Bay Sail and Walk