One of the best ways to experience Tasmania's natural beauty is on foot. Tasmania has almost 3,000km of managed walking tracks and over 880 separate walks in national parks, reserves and conservation areas.
Whether you are interested in the stunning coastal scenery, the fascinating local wildlife, the island's history or its renowned food and wine, there are guided and independent walks to suit all interests.
Bay of Fires Walk
The Bay of Fires is a bay on the northeastern coast of Tasmania, extending from Binalong Bay to Eddystone Point.
This four-day guided walk is taken in small groups exploring the remote and pristine coastline and its local flora and fauna. Accommodation is at the Forester Beach Camp, tucked away in secluded dunes, where you can relax on the deck with a local wine, take a dip or explore the dune swale location while your guides prepare delicious Tasmanian fare. Highlights of the walk include Eddystone Point Lighthouse, kayaking Ansons River and sampling fine Tasmanian wine in the Pipers Brook wine region.
Cradle Mountain Overland Track
This six-day walk explores the iconic Overland Track in Tasmania’s north discovering the beauty and diversity from Tasmania's World Heritage-listed Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair National Park.
Expert guides navigate across an ancient landscape, through magnificent forests and across plains where glaciers once rested. At the end of each day, a hot shower, deliciousfood, Tasmanian wine and a comfortable bed will ensure you sleep soundly and awake each morning invigorated for the next part of the adventure.
Freycinet & Wineglass Bay Walk
The four-day Freycinet Wineglass Bay Walk covers the entire length of the Freycinet Peninsula on Tasmania's east coast. This walk takes you through the pink granite Hazard Mountains, rich coastal forests, and the purest of white-sand beaches including the world-renowned Wineglass Bay. Discover diverse marine and wildlife, nesting lagoons, wildflowers and other unique flora and fauna.
On this adaptable itinerary you can choose between challenging mountain climbs or more leisurely coastal routes before regrouping at the end of the day at the award-winning Friendly Beaches Lodge. Hosts provide delicious meals using the best of Tasmanian produce; freshly caught flathead, local oysters, handmade chocolates, fresh fruit and premium Tasmanian wine and cheese.
The Maria Island Walk
Maria Island National Park lies a few kilometres off Tasmania’s east coast, accessed easily from Hobart. On this relaxed walk, guests explore a heritage listed convict settlement, walk empty white-sand beaches, view rare wildlife, and enjoy gourmet food.
While active, the Maria Island Walk is a pampered holiday experience, designed to let guests experience the remoteness and tranquility the wilderness in comfort. Walkers explore in small groups of ten led by expert guides an accommodation is at two luxurious campsites close to white sandy beaches and a heritage house in Darlington, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.