Freycinet Experience Walk 4 Days / 3 Nights From $2,300 per person
The Freycinet Experience is the original guided walk on Tasmania’s east coast, taking you through the pink granite Hazard Mountains and rich coastal forests, and the purest of white-sand beaches including the world-renowned Wineglass Bay.
Travel in the footsteps of the Oyster Bay Tribe, walking the same ancient bush tracks trodden some 30,000 years ago. Here, you’ll discover diverse marine and wildlife, nesting lagoons, wildflowers and other unique flora and fauna.
Led by engaging and knowledgeable guides, go by boat into remote and rarely explored corners of the Freycinet National Park. Choose between challenging mountain climbs or more leisurely coastal routes before regrouping at the end of the day. You’ll also travel light, needing only to carry your camera and a small day-pack for lunch.
The Freycinet Experience Walk is a four-day submersion into one the most stunning coastal wilderness areas on Earth. The ethos of this walking company is simple; serve up the best that nature has to offer.
The day’s walks have been selected to bring guests to the most beautiful parts of the Freycinet Peninsula. Wineglass Bay is voted regularly by travel authorities as one of the world’s best beaches. The majority of the walks are off the beaten track, so you’ll rarely see another soul outside of your walking group!
Access From: Hobart, Tasmania Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights Total Distance: 23 miles Difficulty: Easy - Moderate Ideal Season: October – April
Day one: Coles Bay to Schouten Passage Travel by boat from Hobart to Coles Bay and Schouten Passage, and walk up Bear Hill for magnificent views. Return to Coles Bay at the end of the day.
Day two: Bryan’s Beach to Wineglass Bay or Cook’s Beach to Mt Graham Take a peaceful walk from Bryan’s Beach through sclerophyll forests and along beaches. Or, take the more challenging walk to the top of Mt Graham, descending to Wineglass Bay via spectacular Quartzite Ridge.
Day three: Bluestone Bay to Friendly Beaches Explore the fascinating geology of White Water Wall and Little Bluestone Bay, and climb to the Bluestone Bay cliff tops. Walk back over a track used by the ancient Oyster Bay Tribe.
Day four: Mt Mary to Hobart Walk along the fossil-rich ridgeline of Mt Mary and a descent to Saltwater Lagoon, take an easy stroll along the beach to Isaac’s Point, before taking the bus back to Hobart.
Returning each night to the barefoot luxury of the award-winning Friendly Beaches Lodge, enjoy the stunning architecture, friendly service and private rooms with comfortable beds.
Situated on a 130-hectare private sanctuary, Friendly Beaches Lodge is surrounded by the Friendly Beaches National Park. The location and isolation of the lodge is sublime. Exclusively for the use of the walking group (maximum ten guests), the uncomplicated luxury of the lodge has remarkable powers of rejuvenation. A fine collection of artworks by prominent Tasmanian artists and a well-stocked library enhance your experience.
Your hosts will provide delicious meals using the best of Tasmanian produce; freshly caught flathead, local oysters, handmade chocolates, fresh fruit and premium Tasmanian wine and cheese.
Commitment to the Environment
Twenty-one years ago when the Friendly Beaches Lodge was built, the ecologically sensitive building was ahead of its time. The lodge sits lightly on the surrounding bush, employing solar power and its own rain water supply to ensure disturbance to its surrounding environment is minimal. Built entirely from local timber (eucalyptus obliqa), the lodge is a building of timeless sophistication.
In addition to the lodge itself, the Freycinet Experience has been a co-sponsor of the WILDCARE Tasmania International Nature Writing Prize for over six years. Freycinet Experience also donates to Environment Tasmania and the Tasmanian Devil Appeal.
Transport ex Hobart;
Three nights accommodation at award winning lodge (exclusive to your walking group - max 10);
Award winning regional wines;
Two knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides;
Jacket and pack use
Airfares (contact us for a quote);
Note: All pricing is subject to currency fluctuation and change without notice. This walk runs November – April. Individual travellers will be provided their own private room at no extra cost.