The Overland Track, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

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Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
The Overland Track takes you through an ever-changing glacier-carved landscape of sheer mountains, beech and eucalypts forests, alpine plains, wild rivers, lakes, and waterfalls. Listed as one of Australia's most popular walks--world famous for its pristine beauty--the track varies in difficulty and can be quite of a challenge due to rapid weather changes. Many huts along the way provide shelter and offer overnight stay. Stretching from Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair, this 65 km (40 mi) track can take six days to complete. Do your homework, pack necessary equipment, and consider hiring a guide if you don't feel confident enough to do this undertaking on your own. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the The Overland Track and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • My wife and I completed the Overland track over a period of 6 days, 5 nights beginning Boxing Day 2020. We did this independently. For reference - we are in our early 30's, neither of us are...  more »
  • This walk is hard. Even for a fit person. Having a backpack on your back for 6 days is very different from normal hiking. If unsure if you can complete it, the Tasmania walking company are the best.....  more »

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