Great Walks of Tasmania

The Maria Island Walk
The Maria Island Walk

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As your holiday plans take shape, choosing which part of our beautiful island state to explore can be the trickiest part. 

Great Walks of Tasmania is a collective of the finest walking holidays on the island state and can be a great place to start. Each of the Great Walks has been chosen for its uniqueness, its remoteness or for its level of luxury. Knowing which experiences are in the collective takes the hard work away and lets you decide which of these top active holidays are right for you. 

The walks cover less visited areas, ranging from the rainforests of the north west, to the picturesque east coast beaches and down to the more remote and wild landscapes in the state’s south. There are secluded white beaches to discover, cool climate rainforests to marvel at, challenging mountain peaks to climb, historic ruins to explore and delicious local produce to indulge in. Whether you opt to stay in a stylish eco-lodge with all convenience of hot showers and gourmet food or to camp in the wilderness, you’ll know you’ll be choosing from the very best experiences on offer. 

There are eight walks in the Great Walks of Tasmania collective and each provides a different opportunity to enjoy Tasmania’s spectacular outdoors. 

The Maria Island Walk - A gourmet walking experience exploring the flawless beauty, wildlife and rich heritage of Maria Island, with accommodation in a historic colonial home and luxurious wilderness camps. 

Explore Tasmania's Maria Island by foot |  <i>Oscar Bedford</i>

Bay of Fires Lodge Walk - Experience the very best of the Bay of Fires coastline in comfort on this idyllic short escape. Enjoy day walks, gourmet food and exclusive accommodation. 

Explore the magnificent Bay Of Fires coastline |  <i>Tourism Tasmania Anson Smart</i>

Freycinet Experience Walk – walk the entire length of the Freycinet Peninsular on a series of day walks, with comfortable lodge-based accommodation and delicious meals. 

Just another glorious day on the Freycinet Experience Walk

South Coast Track – A challenging, multi-day trek through some of the State’s wildest and most remote landscapes, with opportunities to spot wildlife and get up close to nature. 

Hiker stops to rest on the South Coast Track |  <i>Don Fuchs</i>

Walls of Jerusalem Circuit - A moderate, multi-day trek through Tasmania's only true alpine national park, only accessible by foot. Camp on the trail including two nights at a remote base camp and enjoy delicious meals cooked by wilderness guides. 

Pausing for interpretation from our guide on the Walls of Jerusalem trek |  <i>Ashton Sayer</i>

Bruny Island Long Weekend - An exceptional long weekend of beach and rainforest walks, overnight accommodation in exclusive, luxury tented camps and delicious locally produced food and wine. 

Picnic lunch on Bruny Island Walk

Cradle Huts Overland – Leave the day trippers at Cradle Mountain behind as you continue on the spectacular Overland Track to Lake St Clair, in the heart of some of Tasmania’s most beautiful wilderness, enjoying the comforts of a private hut each evening. 

Enjoy a glass of wine after a day's trek along the Overland Track |  <i>Great Walks of Australia</i>

The Tarkine Rainforest Walk – Explore Australia’s last remaining cool temperate rainforests and the heart of the pristine Tarkine wilderness on a series of day walks.

Tasmania's pristine forests are a major draw card for many visitors |  <i>Peter Walton</i>

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