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$1,480

Cradle Mountain: 4 day walking holiday – ParkTrek

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  • Spend 4 days hiking around Cradle Mountain, including parts of the Overland Track.
  • Carry only a day pack and return to cabins at Cradle Mountain Village each night.

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THE DETAILS

$1,480 per person (plus $225 single supplement)

Enjoy spectacular walking over four days around Tasmania’s famous Cradle Mountain, taking in parts of the Overland Track and other short walks in the area. Each evening you’ll return to cabin accommodation in Cradle Mountain Village for a two course meal prepared by your guides.

INCLUSIONS

  • Transfers from Launceston
  • Meals – 3 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Professional dedicated and friendly tour guides
  • National Park and camping fees.
  • 3 nights cabin-style accommodation in Cradle Mountain Village
  • Emergency communications & group first aid kit

WHAT TO BRING

  • You will receive a detailed gear list for the trip upon booking.

FURTHER INFORMATION

  • Walking time: 2 – 8 hours per day
  • Walking distance: 6 – 12 kilometres per day
  • Difficulty: This trip requires a good level of fitness.
  • Child friendly: No.
  • For those flying out of Launceston please book flights after 6.30pm

COMPARE SIMILAR TOURS

Cradle Mountain 4 Day Walking Holiday – Adventurous Women ($1,480)
  • Women-only tour (otherwise very similar)
  • Only one date per year available
The Overland Track – World Expeditions ($2,095)
  • 6 days instead of 4
  • Hike the full Overland Track from end to end
  • Camp on the trail (no cabin accommodation)
  • Carry a full multi-day hiking pack
  • Requires a greater level of fitness
  • A pre-trip briefing is required (you must arrive in Launceston a day earlier to attend)
Tasmanian Wilderness Hiker – Auswalk ($3,195)
  • 8 days instead of 4
  • See a range of Tasmania’s wilderness areas (not just in the Cradle Mountain region)
  • Motel accommodation, including two nights at Cradle Mountain Lodge (instead of cabins)
6 Day Overland Track Photography Tour – Overland Photography Tours ($1,999)
  • Hike the entire Overland Track from end-to-end
  • 6 days instead of 4
  • Photography tour – receive 6 days of photography tuition from a professional photographer
  • No accommodation – Camp along the trail (camping gear and food not provided)
  • Carry everything you need on your back
  • One guide (instead of 2)
  • Includes a finale dinner in Launceston
  • Includes transfers from Hobart or Launceston


ITINERARY

Day One Depart Launceston 8am. Travel approximately 2 hours and arrive at Cradle Mountain Village for morning tea. Park Trek will have lunch laid out for guests to make their own sandwiches. Walk 5.5km along the beautifully scenic Cradle Valley Boardwalk and onto historic Waldheim. Afternoon walk part of the walk up the Maryland Track on the iconic Overland Track. This section visits some beautiful waterfalls and the trail leads up to the Cradle Mountain plateau. Fabulous two-course dinner prepared by your Park Trek guides. Overnight shared cabin accommodation at Cradle Mountain village. Hiking: 9km easy.
Day Two Starting from Dove Lake we walk up to Marion’s Lookout. This is a challenging section but it yields an enormous reward and the views are magnificent. Today’s walk is approx. 7 to 8 hours on the trail. We then walk onto Kitchen’s Hut and stop for lunch. We head back down the Kitchen Hut trail and back to Dove Lake via Wombat Pool and Lake Lilla. Delicious two-course dinner prepared by your Park Trek guides. Overnight shared cabin accommodation at Cradle Mountain village. Hiking: 12km medium to hard.
Day Three Today we head off on the Hanson’s Peak and Twisted Lakes walk. We head up over Hanson’s Peak, around the Twisted Lakes and onto the Face Track which passes underneath the ‘face’ of Cradle Mountain. A moderate walk with some challenging sections but the views are some of the most amazing in Cradle Mountain. Lovely two-course dinner prepared by your Park Trek guides Overnight shared cabin accommodation at Cradle Mountain village. Hiking: 10km medium to hard – 7 to 8 hours on the trail.
Day Four Walk around beautiful Dove Lake. This is a lovely relaxed walk with iconic Cradle Mountain in the background. Lunch at Cradle Village. Stop at Sheffield for afternoon tea (own expense). Return to Launceston (arrive approx. 5.30 to 6pm). Hiking: 6km easy.

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