On the East Coast of Tasmania lies magnificent Freycinet National Park, a peninsula with a dramatic coastline of cliffs, coves and beaches. Join us on this spectacular guided 3 day Freycinet walk. Explore the breathtaking towering granite mountains, known as The Hazards which dominate the landscape of the park, surrounded by the stunning turquoise waters of Coles Bay and Great Oyster Bay. At the edge of the peninsula lies magnificent Wineglass Bay, voted as one of the top 10 beaches in the world.
This 3-day walking experience has been carefully designed to experience all of Freycinet Peninsula Circuit Walk, without the need to camp overnight in the park.
Pack Free Walk
For those that love hiking but don’t like the hard slog of carrying a heavy pack, you’ll be delighted this is a Pack Free walk and you will only need to carry a small day pack with your lunch, camera and water. Experience spectacular views from the top of Mt Graham over the entire Freycinet National Park. Cooks Beach to Mt Graham is normally only accessible by camping overnight, however on this walking tour, we will join our boat and cruise to Cooks Beach. From here we can walk over the top of Mt Graham, for magnificent views over the entire National Park, before descending to the famous white quartz sands of stunning Wineglass Bay.
2 nights in Deluxe Spa Cabins, Freycinet Lodge
The iconic Freycinet Lodge is the must-stay place. Situated on the waterfront within the National Park, this wonderful eco-lodge enjoys fabulous views over Great Oyster Bay. Evenings are spent in Deluxe Spa cabin accommodation.
Our group sizes are small and intimate with a maximum of 10 people, we find this delivers more personalised service, a great social environment and has less impact on the environment.
Our guides are proudly 100% Tasmanian. We call them our CEOs – Chief Experience Officers and it’s their job to ensure your tour exceeds your expectations. Our chief guide Danny has grown up walking the trails of Tasmania. His caring attitude and his charming laid back nature ensure your tour is relaxing, fun and informative.
Fabulous restaurant meals featuring local produce and Tasmania wine
The group will enjoy dining during the evenings in the wonderful Bay Restaurant at Freycinet Lodge offering a selection of cuisine featuring the freshest Tasmanian produce.
WALK GRADE: Walk: Approximately 12.8kms. Grade 4. Mostly flat accept steep incline to Saddle. 4.5 -5 hours walking with breaks. Easy to Medium grade. Total climb 480m. Total descent: -480 m
WALK ITINERARY: The day starts in Launceston where you will meet at the Hotel Grand Chancellor at 7.30m. From here you will be driven to beautiful Coles Bay the start location of our walk. Established in 1916, Freycinet National Park is one of the state’s oldest and best-known parks. Red granite peaks and beautiful beaches are set against the blue ocean to create a truly beautiful setting. Today we will enjoy a great walk to the famous sweeping curve of sand known as Wineglass Bay, voted as one of the top 10 beaches in the world.
We follow the scenic trail along the magnificent Hazards for amazing views. Arrive at the Freycinet Lodge our accommodation for the next 2 nights. Tonight the group will enjoy a wonderful dinner in the Bay Restaurant featuring local Tasmanian produce, perfectly matched with local wines.
MAIN WALK GRADE: Approx 16kms. 8.5 hours walking with breaks. Hard grade. Steep sections over Mount Graham. Total climbing: 1350m.
EASIER WALK: Easier walks available. 12kms. Total climb 480m.
WALK ITINERARY: After a hearty breakfast, we join our boat for a wonderful cruise from Coles Bay to Cooks Beach on the southern end of the National Park. Our walk takes us up the East Freycinet Saddle and over Mount Graham, this is a challenging day but the variety in grades of walking and in the scenery, combined with the abundant birdlife and mammal activity make this the most enjoyable section of the track. From this elevation, we will enjoy superb panoramic views over the southern end of Freycinet National Park and Schouten Island. We then head past Wineglass Bay to Freycinet Lodge, with time to shower and freshen up before the group gets together for dinner in the Bay Restaurant. Savour wonderful local produce and wines as we chat about the day’s adventure.
EASIER WALK OPTION: When there are 8 or more guests on tour, we have two guides on day 2 so can we can offer an easier walk on this day for those not up to the challenge of Mt Graham. Be dropped at Cooks Beach by boat with the rest of the group and follow the beach line, crossing over to Wineglass Bay before returning. 12kms. Please feel free to check with our office when booking.
OPTIONAL EARLY MORNING MT AMOS WALK: Grade 3 Hard. Total climbing:410m.
MAIN WALK: 4 hours walking with breaks. 6kms. Easy to Medium grade.
WALK ITINERARY: This morning those that are fit and up for the challenge can enjoy an early morning walk to the top of Mt Amos. Mt Amos is part of the range of granite mountains, known as the Hazards, which towers over Coles Bay. The track to the summit is steep with some boulder scrambling but walkers are rewarded with spectacular panoramic views. Return to the lodge where we collect the rest of the group who have had a sleep in and late breakfast.
Today we set out on our hike along Friendly Beaches, starting at the southern end and walking up towards the lookout, often dolphins and other sea life can be spotted. We then stop at moulting lagoon to view the large collection of black swans, the area is also teeming with butterflies and is quite picturesque. We head back to Launceston with a short stop at a local winery for a celebratory wine tasting and late lunch, a great way to finish the tour. We arrive at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston, the end of a remarkable journey. Finish time will depend on the pace of the group but will be approximately 5.15pm.
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