Are you planning to walk Tassie's Overland Track this season? Bookings for the 2019-2020 season open at 9am on 1 July.
The Overland Track traverses Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, within the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.
Officially the track runs for 65km from Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair however many choose to extend it by walking along Lake St Clair for an extra day, bringing it to 82km. It winds through terrain ranging from glacial mountains, temperate rainforest, wild rivers and alpine plains.
There are several well known side tracks, including walks to the summits of Cradle Mountain and Mount Ossa, the tallest mountain in Tasmania and a group of tarns called The Labyrinth. Known for its pristine environment and beauty, the Overland Track is listed by Lonely Planet as one of the best treks in the world.
If you plan to walk between 1 October and 31 May (inclusive) – You are required to book your walk departure date, pay the Overland Track fee, walk the track from north to south (Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair), and have a current National Parks Pass. Advance bookings are recommended during the most popular months of December, January, February and April.
For booking and all other info click here.