Great Walks of Tasmania

The Maria Island Walk
The Maria Island Walk

Tassie ✓ 

Walking ✓ 

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>

Travel Inspiration

Comment (0)

Your comment will be visible after the administrator's approval.

b i u quote

Save Comment
Join Newsletter
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/ADS.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="Adventures South"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Adventure South</div>
Adventure South NZ is unrivalled in their geographic coverage, originality and overall quality of adventures holidays in New Zealand. Choose from walking, cycling, winter or multi-activity holidays, on either the North or South Island.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/AWH.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="Australian Walking Holidays"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Australian Walking Holidays</div>
Australian Walking Holidays specialises in small group guided walking adventures. Since 1982 we have been guiding small groups of travellers on Australia's finest walks across our tropical, coastal or red centre landscapes.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/GCT.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="Great Canadian Trails"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Great Canadian Trails</div>
Great Canadian Trails specialises in active holidays in Canada. With both guided and supported self-guided options available, our unique itineraries draw upon some of Canada's most inspiring parks, trails and landscapes from coast to coast.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/HUM.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="Humac Challenge"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Huma Charity Challenge</div>
Huma enables those with adventurous spirits to challenge themselves and make a difference for a cause close to their heart. Travel, fundraise and meet life-long friends on one of Huma's meaningful and unique challenges around the world.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/WB.jpg?v2' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="Walkers’ Britain"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Walkers' Britain</div>
Walkers' Britain (formerly Sherpa Expeditions) have specialised in walking and cycling trips in the United Kingdom and Europe since 1973. Explore iconic trails and destinations on a self guided or small group active holiday with Walkers' Britain.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/WB.jpg?v2' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="Walkers’ Britain"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Walkers' Britain</div>
Walkers' Britain (formerly Sherpa Expeditions) have specialised in walking and cycling trips in the United Kingdom and Europe since 1973. Explore iconic trails and destinations on a self guided or small group active holiday with Walkers' Britain.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/TAS.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="Tasmania Expeditions"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Tasmanian Expeditions</div>
Tasmanian Expeditions is the most experienced operator of treks and adventure travel holidays in Tasmania. We own and operate the most comprehensive range of adventure holidays available across Tasmania's varied landscapes.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/UTX-new.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="Utracks"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>UTracks</div>
UTracks are the active European holiday specialists. Whether you prefer cycling or walking, 2-star or 4-star, small groups or self guided, land, river or sea – UTracks can help you to explore Europe exactly the way you want.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/WYA.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="World Expeditions Schools"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>World Expeditions Schools</div>
World Expeditions Schools is our specialist division dedicated to organising tailor made overseas school group adventures. Specialists in Service Learning projects, choose from more destinations than any other school group provider.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/YOM.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="Yomads"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Yomads</div>
Yomads offers adventures for the 20s and 30s on six continents. Designed as a way to bring young and likeminded travellers together, Yomads caters to those interested in lightly structured and active trips that allow freedom to roam and explore.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/ACT.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="Australian Cycle Tours"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Australian Cycle Tours</div>
Australian Cycle Tours specialises in high quality self guided and guided cycling experiences in a selection of the most beautiful regions in Australia.
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/WEX.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="World Expeditions"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>World Expeditions</div>
The pioneers of original, worldwide adventure travel holidays since 1975
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/TJX.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="Trail Journeys"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Trail Journeys</div>
Self-guided cycling experts on New Zealand's Otago Rail Trail and more
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/BMAC.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="Blue Mountains Adventure Company"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Blue Mountains Adventure Company</div>
The original Blue Mountains canyoning, hiking, climbing and abseiling experts
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/GWNZ.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="Great Walks of New Zealand"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>Great Walks of New Zealand</div>
Explore New Zealand's most spectacular wilderness regions with the self-guided hiking experts
<img src='/portals/World%20Expeditions/Icons/brands/small/NAA.jpg' class='brandPopoverIcon' alt="North America Active"> <div class='brandPopoverBrandName'>North America Active</div>
USA Canada hiking & cycling tour specialists, choose from self-guided or guided trips