HOBART DAY HIKES

from challenging hikes to relaxed walks matched with local produce  

Single day hiking tours to our favourite National Parks 

Departing from Hobart each morning on special selected dates.

MOUNT FIELD

WILDERNESS HIKE

 

MOUNT FIELD WILDERNESS DAY HIKE 

Explore Tasmania's oldest National Park, Mount Field. Hike to alpine ski fields, around glacial lakes, down through rainforest, waterfalls and under some of Tasmania's tallest trees. All inclusive Epic-day tour from Hobart.

 

  • Details: 10km | 4hrs walking time | 300m elevation gain | Departs: Wednesdays / by request| 7:30am -  5:30pm
  • Difficulty: Grade 3 – Narrower but distinct tracks which can be muddy in some places, in pristine natural environments. Facilities are minimal and you may encounter fast changing weather. These moderate tours require reasonable level of fitness.
  • Food: Morning tea / coffee, Picnic ploughman's lunch.
  • Price: Adult - $115 | Concession/Student - $110 | Child (10-17 y.o) - $80

CAPE HAUY

COASTAL HIKE

 

TASMAN PENINSULA - CAPE HAUY DAY HIKE 

The Tasman is home to arguably some of Australia's greatest day walks, although this end of the world has for so long been over shadowed by the famous Port Arthur historic site. Travellers wanting more than convict history, will be rewarded with a day trip like no other. With some of the tallest sea cliffs in the country, join us for a memorable day.

  • Details: 9km | 4hrs walking time | 400m elevation gain | Departs: Thursdays / by request | 7:30am -  5:00pm
  • Difficulty: Grade 4 – Narrower but distinct tracks, steep steps in many places, natural environments. Facilities are minimal and you may encounter fast changing weather. These moderate tours require reasonable level of fitness. 4000+ Steps
  • Food: Morning tea / coffee and  Picnic Afternoon lunch.
  • Price: Adult - $115 | Concession/Student - $110 | Child (5-17 y.o) - $80 

kunanyi

Summit Hike

 

MOUNT WELLINGTON GUIDED SUMMIT HIKE

Hike to the pinnacle of kunanyi/Mt. Wellington ascending from the village of Fern Tree. Visit waterfalls and lush rain-forest. Reach the alpine trails alongside wildflowers, cliff faces and extensive views over Hobart.

Hot coffee available half way up at the Historic Springs Site. This is the essential local experience.

  • Details: 6km | 3 hrs walking time | 800m elevation gain | Departs: Saturday/Sunday/by request | 1:00am -  5:00pm
  • Difficulty: T4 – Challenging: You will experience marked, rough and some hard steep tracks. Though close to Hobart, the weather on the mountain changes very suddenly. Challenging walks need a higher level of fitness and some hiking experience.
  • Food: Coffee, chai or brewed tea from Lost Freight Cafe
  • Price: Adult - $55 

MARIA ISLAND

DAY TOUR

 

MARIA ISLAND GRAND PICNIC - THE ORIGINAL

wukaluwikiwayna/Maria Island is rich in natural and cultural heritage. People from many nations have visited this island that towers off the East Coast of Tasmania. Frequented by the Palawa people, named by the Dutch, explored by the French, transformed by the English, styled by an Italian and farmed by a South African - the human history is only the surface. For those intrigued by geology, flora and fauna, Maria is a wonderland of discovery. Plus Wombats.

  • Details: 8km | 4 hrs walking time | 80m elevation gain | Departs: Wednesdays and Saturdays | 7:30am -  5:30pm
  • Difficulty: T1 – Well defined and wide tracks on easy to moderate terrain, in slightly modified natural environments. You will require a modest level of fitness. Suitable for beginner hikers. 
  • Food:  coffee and brewed tea, lunch, afternoon wine 
  • Price: Adult - $175

DAY HIKING DESTINATIONS BY REQUEST 

Explore other great walks of Tasmania, please note these trips operate by request only and prices range depending on participants. If there are other walking destinations or hikes you wish to do please let us know.

SOUTH CAPE BAY

South West National Park. By Request. 

5 hour return. 15km. Grade 3. 

Australia's most southern coastline is also the country's most unspoilt. No roads lead to this beautiful, untouched and often wild region. The last day of the famous 7 day South Coast Track.

HARTZ PEAK

Hartz Mountain National Park. By Request.

3-5 hour return. 7.4km. Grade 4. 

The great backbone of rock extending almost the entire length of the park is dolerite. This igneous rock which is very resistant to weathering, intruded into the earth's outer crust around 165 million y.o

CAPE RAOUL

Tasman National Park. By Request. 

5 hour return. 14km. Grade 4.

Stunning coastal seascapes that include rock platforms, towering cliffs and columns, off-shore islands and swirling seas. Take your lunch, spend some time and gaze in awe at majestic views.

MOUNT RUFUS

Cradle Mt. Lake St. Clair National Park.

7-8 hour circuit walk. 18km. Grade 5. 

An easily accessible mountain walk giving outstanding views of Lake St Clair, Mt Olympus, Frenchmans Cap and the headwaters of the Franklin River.

This hike also involves a 5hr return drive.