The Great Walks of Australia highlight the very best of Australia’s walking experiences and offer a diverse collection across the continent.
The Great Walks of Australia highlight the very best of Australia’s walking experiences and offer a diverse collection across the continent. Covering some of Australia’s most iconic landscapes you’ll find a sense of adventure in the coastal, wilderness and outback trails combined with expert guides, gourmet food and wine, and a very comfortable place to lay your head. There are twelve walks currently, four of our favourites are shown below. We have details of the others too.
Bay of Fires - 4 Days
In the north-eastern corner of Tasmania lies a magnificent coastline known as Bay of Fires. Walking in a group of no more than 10 and led by an expert guide, this walk takes in glorious, deserted beaches and a pristine landscape teeming with flora and fauna. You’ll encounter native wildlife and awe-inspiring coastal scenery and have a day to choose your own adventure. One night is spent at Foresters Camp, tucked into the dunes of a beautiful, white sand beach and two nights at the multi-award-winning Bay of Fires Lodge.
From £1525 per person including twin share accommodation, all meals, non- alcoholic beverages and a selection of Tasmanian wines and transfers from Launceston.
Arkaba - 4 Days
This wilderness walk will take you through 600-million years of geological time travel across the Flinders Ranges in South Australia. You’ll see red and western grey kangaroos and emus, often in large numbers, and be surrounded by an ancient, quintessentially outback landscape enabling you appreciate the true scale and space of the land. At the end of each day you are greeted by a camp set up in advance, a delicious meal and your star bed set on a raised swag deck for sleeping under the night stars (there is a sheltered area in the event of wind or rain). Your final night is spent in the comfort of the Arkaba Homestead.
From £1731 per person including 2 nights camping in a deluxe swag, 1 night in the Arkaba Homestead, all meals, drinks, guide and support vehicle to transport luggage. Transfers from Adelaide are available.
Twelve Apostles - 4 Days
Returning to the Twelve Apostles Lodge each evening, this lodge-based walk
is the perfect way to explore the shipwreck coastline and accesses areas that are off the beaten track to other travellers. The trail has an abundance of native wildlife including wallabies, koalas, fur seals and birds and you’ll be immersed
in the stories of how the shipwreck coast got its name. The Southern Ocean will be your constant companion for the duration of the walk, you’ll be able to walk barefoot on the sand, stand on the edge of wild, weathered headlands and enjoy a scenic helicopter flight over the 12 Apostles, on the final day of your walk. Walking from of Twelve Apostles Lodge means you stay in eco-luxe villas with private ensuite bathrooms and fabulous food. Everything on this walk is taken care of, all you need to do is put one foot in front of the other.
From £1310 per person including 3 nights in the Twelve Apostles Lodge, all meals, drinks, guides, scenic helicopter flight and transfers from Melbourne.
Margaret River Cape to Cape - 4 Days
This fully guided walk combines the best walking on the Cape to Cape track with memorable food and wine and luxury accommodation. You’ll swim in secluded rock pools, walk through towering karri forest, across rugged limestone cliff tops and over glistening white sand beaches. The lodge-based walk returns each evening to Injidup Spa Retreat, a coastal retreat with ocean views, private plunge pools and an on-site day spa.
From £1713 per person including 3 nights in the Injidup Spa Retreat, all meals, feature dining experience, drinks, guides and transfers from Perth.