7-Day Cradle Mountain Hike from Launceston

The Cradle Mountain Overland Track is one of the most popular wilderness hikes in Australia. Admire the beauty of this remarkable region and experience solitude in this pure Tasmanian wilderness. Discover lakes, forests, moors and mountains on this 70km hike. The memories of this wilderness experience will last a lifetime!


  • Done in English
  • Necessary equipment included
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Treat yourself to a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Get up close to native wildlife
  • Visit with local guide

The Overland Track from Waldheim near Cradle Mountain at Lake St. Clair, for very good reasons, is Australia's most popular long-distance hike. Hikers, from all corners of the country and abroad, are drawn to this magnificent region and discover the splendor of its mountain ranges, the beauty of its unique vegetation and the sheer solitude of its wilderness. This seventy kilometer (forty four mile) walk can normally be completed in five days, but we will do it in seven, to better appreciate the special points of interest along the way.

Your schedule will include time to visit the tops of some of the tallest mountains in the state, perhaps even Mount Ossa, the tallest of them all.

Groups are limited to a maximum of ten people, a true sense of group identity develops, making this wilderness experience one you will remember.

The 7 day Cradle Mountain trek includes camping, cooking and eating equipment, high quality tents, backpacks, sleeping mats, sleeping bags and sheets, sleeping equipment emergency communication, first aid supplies, all meals and transfers, food drops during the hike to lighten the load, and National Park fees.

No special skills are required to le Cradle Mountain Overland Track although a good level of general fitness is required.

Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Mountain Designs Equipment Shop, 120 rue Charles, Launceston

Departure time :

  • 12.45 p.m

Return details:
The expedition ends around 17:00 p.m. in Launceston on day 7

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