Rating in Australia
$ 1678

Overland Track Winter Trek

Trekking  +  walking
Trekking + walking
min $ 1678
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Launceston, Cradle Mountain
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 1678
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During winter the high peaks along the Overland Track receive a generous dusting of snow, turning the Cradle Mountain National Park into a winter wonderland. Walking the Overland Track during winter is a very different experience to summer and offers a more serene and tranquil environment. The trail is much quieter, the lakes are frozen and the snow ensures the surrounding landscapes provide unique photographic opportunities. Fit and hardy walkers who are prepared to camp during winter and carry a full pack will truly enjoy this unforgettable winter trek along the graded trail through the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Our winter itinerary is designed to allow you to fully appreciate the parks many highlights along the track and also includes a few side trips along the way. Food drops and modern lightweight equipment will keep your backpacks as light as possible while your experienced guides will help bring the track to life and teach first time snowshoers the finer points of this popular style of alpine travel.
DAY 1Launceston to Cradle Mountain National Park
DAY 2Waterfall Valley to Lake Windermere
DAY 3Lake Windermere to Pelion Plains
DAY 4Contingency day
DAY 5Trek to Mount Ossa and Kia Ora
DAY 6Trek to Windy Ridge
DAY 7Trek to Lake St. Clair. Ferry transfer to visitors centre, return to Launceston

Inclusions MEALS:*6 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 6 dinners ACCOMMODATION: *6 nights camping GUIDES: *Professional guides TRANSPORT: *Transport by private minibus *Lake St Clair Ferry passage EQUIPMENT: *Tents, backpack, sleeping bag, inner sheet & inflatable sleeping mat *Snowshoes *Group camping equipment *Emergency communications & group first aid kit PLUS:*Food drop provisions *National Park fees BOOK ADVENTURE adventure enquiry » send to friend » download trip notes »
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Australian Walking Holidays
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