Freycinet & Wineglass Bay
This 8-day Tasmania's East Coast trekking tour incorporates some of Tasmania's most stunning scenery and offer you a great opportunity to explore the highlights of the magical Tasmania's East Coast. Traverse spectacular fiery red rock beaches of the Bay of Fires and Mt William National Park, admire the dramatic granite peaks and crystal-clear waters of Freycinet and Wineglass Bay, discover Maria Island - Tasmania's Noah's Ark, witness the towering clifftops and amazing rock formations of the Three Capes and Tasman Peninsula region. Your finale is an exhilarating ride on an award-winning cruise to get close to the spectacular rock formations along the coastline and seals. This moderately challenging itinerary will reward you with some of Tasmania's most arresting scenery.
Departing from Launceston, you'll begin first three day walking in Bay of Fires on the northernmost section of Mount William National Park. From its long beaches to teeming wildlife, unique history and abundant flora, Mt William National Park is a place of constant fascination. From here you'll explore iconic sights such as Boulder Point, Cobbler Rocks, Cod Bay, the pink granite lighthouse at Eddystone Point, and beautiful Anson's Bay across sand and headlands encountering some rocky trails.
On Day 4, you'll head to 100 years old Freycinet National Park. Walk Wineglass Bay beach and Hazard’s beach on a circuit track and visit the world-famous pink granite beaches and contrasting white quartz beaches. Finish the stunning day with tasting of local oysters and mussels at locally owned Freycinet Marine Farm.
Day 5 you'll start with a boat ride across to Maria Island and then take an easy Fossil Cliffs walk, which offers you an insight into the past environments of Maria Island.
You'll hike and explore Three Capes and Tasman Peninsula region on the last three days. The Three Capes walk is rated moderate to hard, with rocky surfaces and many steps and climbs. On Day 8, you'll enjoy a 3-hour award-winning cruise passing close by the spectacular rock formations along the coastline.
Your package includes 7 nights' accommodation on a twin share basis (single supplement available at additional expense), guided walks each day with experienced guides, meals and snacks, transport each day, and pickup from Launceston and drop-off Hobart.
The walk is fully supported and you only need to carry a day pack.
Embark on a journey of discovery and inspired by the stunning natural environment.
The Freycinet and Wineglass Bay Luxury Walk covers the entire length of the Freycinet Peninsula on Tasmania's east coast. Walk through the pink granite Hazard Mountains and rich coastal forests to the pure white sand beaches of Wineglass Bay.
The four-day walk will take you off the beaten track to remote and rarely explored corners of the Freycinet National Park. You'll feel like the only person on earth. Travel in the footsteps of the Oyster Bay Tribe, walking the same ancient tracks trodden some 30,000 years ago.
Discover diverse marine and wildlife, nesting lagoons, wildflowers and other unique flora and fauna. Led by engaging and knowledgeable guides, go by boat into remote and rarely explored corners of the Freycinet National Park.
Choose between challenging mountain climbs or more leisurely coastal routes before regrouping at the end of the day. You'll also travel light, needing only to carry your camera and a small day-pack for lunch.
Welcomed each evening to the award winning Friendly Beaches Lodge, guests enjoy stunning architecture, friendly genuine service and private rooms with comfortable beds. Hosts provide delicious meals using the best of Tasmanian produce; freshly caught flathead, local oysters, handmade chocolates, fresh fruit and premium Tasmanian wine and cheese.
Over 6 days, explore the Tasman Peninsula, Maria Island and Freycinet Peninsula by foot. To reach each spectacular location you will sail aboard our 23 metre luxury ketch, Lady Eugenie - allowing for a unique perspective of the waterline from on board, before undertaking the days walk. There is a multitude of walking options outside of those mentioned on the itinerary, for those keen to spend more time exploring the area.
Over 4 days, explore the Freycinet Peninsula and Maria Island by foot. To reach each spectacular location, you will sail aboard our 23 metre luxury ketch, Lady Eugenie. Each morning, you'll have a unique perspective of the waterline from on board, before undertaking the day's walk.