In a land of extraordinary natural beauty, one of the most rewarding ways to explore is on a multi-day walking trail. From winding coastal trails with sensational ocean views to fascinating bush walks uncovering Australia’s iconic native wildlife, here’s our pick of the country’s most awe-inspiring walks.
The Arkaba Walk - 4 days, 45km
Reconnect with the bush on this insightful walk traversing the ancient Flinders Ranges and Arkaba Nature Conservancy. Passionate field guides will lead you through this incredible wilderness to admire quintessential outback scenery, spot native wildlife and get a deeper insight into Arkaba’s conservation story. Evenings are spent around the campfire, and nights in signature ‘star beds’.
Twelve Apostles Walk - 4 days, 46km
Winding along the Great Ocean Road, this popular lodge-based walk begins in Castle Cove and culminates at the dramatic limestone stacks known as the 12 Apostles. Exploring both the Great Otway and Port Campbell National Parks, you’ll cross wild beaches and forested valleys, drink in breathtaking coastal vistas and hear stories from your guide about the shipwrecks that litter the coast.
Scenic Rim Trail - 5 days, 60km
Starting in the foothills of Queensland’s Maine Range National Park, the Scenic Rim Trail transports walkers into a world of breathtaking mountains, volcanic plateaus, World Heritage-listed rainforests and flora-and-fauna-filled nature refuges. You’ll enjoy stays at Spicers Retreat’s spectacular accommodation throughout.
Cape to Cape Margaret River - 4 days, 41km
Delving into white sandy beaches, limestone caves and towering karri forests, this fully-guided small group walk traverses the best sections of Margaret River’s famous Cape to Cape Track. You’ll get to swim in the ocean and unwind in gorgeous ocean-front villas, as well as enjoy incredible food and wine - think winery lunches and private chef dinners.
Freycinet Experience Walk - 4 days, 37km
Explore dramatic coastal dunes, pink granite mountains and the flawless beaches of Wine Glass Bay on this 4-day immersion into Tasmania’s stunning Freycinet Peninsula. Accompanied by engaging guides, you’ll follow in the footsteps of the Oyster Bay Tribe along 30,000-year-old bush tracks to some of the most remote corners of the national park.
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