7 Day Expedition and Overland Mountain Walking Tour from Launceston

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Martí Micolau
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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!

Highlights

  • 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 runs from Waldheim near Cradle Mountain to Lake St. It's clear, for very good reasons, the most popular extended walk in Australia. Hikers, from all corners of the country and abroad, are drawn to this stunning region and experience the splendor of its mountain ranges, the beauty of its unique vegetation, and the sheer solitude of the wilderness. This seventy kilometer (forty four mile) walk can normally be completed in five days, but for the seven of us, 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 you know will be memorable.

The Cradle Mountain 7-day trek includes camping, cooking and feeding equipment, high quality tents, backpack, sleeping mat, sleeping bag and sleep sheet, communication equipment emergency, first aid supplies, all meals and transfers, food drops along the rail to lighten the weight and keep the national park clean.



No special skills are required for the hikes in the Cradle Mountain Overland Track although a good level of general fitness is required.


Detailed schedule

Starting point :
The Mountain Equipment Design and Sales Shop, 120 Charles Street, 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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