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$2,245

Great South West Walk – Auswalk

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  • Take in the highlights of the Great South West Walk on a guided, accommodated, 7-day hike.
  • Hike coastal cliff-tops, riverbanks, and the rim of an ancient volcanic crater.
  • See all kinds of wildlife, from koalas to fur seals.

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THE DETAILS

$2,245 per person (plus $420 single supplement for private room)

See all the highlights of Victoria’s best kept secret, the 250 kilometre Great South West Walk, on this 7-day group guided tour. Hike along the Glenelg River, along the clifftops of rugged headlands, and around the rim of an ancient volcanic crater. If you’re lucky you’ll see koalas, emus, Australian fur seals and at certain times of year you might even spot a whale.

INCLUSIONS

  • Two knowledgeable and professional guides
  • Transfers from Melbourne
  • 6 nights accommodation in hotels, B&B’s and cottages
  • Meals – 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Glenelg River Cruise
  • National Park fees
  • Insulated lunch bag
  • Maps & map case
  • Memento DVD containing photos of your trip

WHAT TO BRING

  • You will be provided with a full gear list upon booking your tour.

FURTHER INFORMATION

  • Walking time: 2 – 7 hours per day
  • Walking distance: 6 – 22 kilometers per day
  • Difficulty: Easy to moderate walking
  • Child friendly: No

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ITINERARY

Day One Starts at Melbourne airport at 10am. Travel to Tower Hill and enjoy an afternoon circuit walk of an ancient volcanic rim, with a good chance of spotting koalas, emus and kangaroos.

Accommodation: Port Fairy

Day Two Begin a fabulous section of the Great South West Walk that closely follows the Lower Glenelg River.

Accommodation: Nelson

Day Three Continue along the river section of the track. Highlights include the limestone cliffs of the gorge and a cruise along the lower reaches of the river.

Accommodation: Nelson

Day Four A short bushwalk at Piccaninnie Ponds then travel to Mt Gambier and hike around the rim of picturesque Blue Lake.

Accommodation: Bridgewater Bay

Day Five Visit Tarragul Caves before commencing the spectacular Three Capes section of the track. Highlights include the Blowholes, the Petrified Forest and a seal colony. The track hugs the cliff the entire way and photo opportunities abound. Walk in to your accommodation at Bridgewater Bay.

Accommodation: Bridgewater Bay

Day Six The finale continues from Cape Nelson all the way into Portland. Highlights include Yellow Rock, Cape Sir William Grant, an endangered Australasian gannet colony and the Portland Battery.

Accommodation: Portland

Day Seven Travel back to Melbourne to arrive around 4.00pm.