Larapinta Trek

We had a wonderful time on our recent 8 day Larapinta Trek. The trip was made all the more enjoyable by the assistance of our guides Adrian and Craig. Their flexibility, steady temperaments, knowledge, friendship, experience, sense of humor and ability in the kitchen took all the difficulties out of our experience. Nothing was too much trouble, and everything that should have happened happened, and happened when it should have. They made the whole experience for us a simple walk in the bush. We could not reccommend them more highly.

Peter Surtees | St Ives, NSW

The Overland Track

The Overland Track holds a legendary status as one of the finest walks in Australia. Winding you way along a graded trail through the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area with each step you will be surrounded by breathtaking views, from the stunning crags of Cradle Mountain to the rainforest-clad shores of Lake St. Clair. Your journey will lead to new discoveries and some of mother nature's finest creations including waterfalls, dolerite mountains, lakes, tarns and diverse ecosystems. The itinerary is ideal for walkers looking to make the most out of their time in the area by appreciating the many highlights and exciting side trips you'll undertake along the way. This full pack trek is suitable for first time bushwalkers as the inclusion of 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 thanks to their local knowledge and enthusiasm for the Tasmanian wilderness.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Meet in Launceston, transfer to Cradle Mountain commence trekking, camp at Waterfall Valley
DAY 2 Trek to Lake Windermere
DAY 3 Trek to Pelion Plains
DAY 4 Trek to Mount Ossa and Kia Ora
DAY 5 Trek to Windy Ridge
DAY 6 Trek to Lake St. Clair. Ferry transfer to visitors centre, return to Launceston

traveller reviews

My friend and I joined the Overland Track trip (1 March departure). Everything was so well organised and the pre-departure briefing provided an opportunity to ask the guides what gear to take & get their advice (we took more than we needed to Launceston and left a bag at the office). The guides also checked our gear to make sure it was suitable - safety is their priority which was reassuring. Our guides Paul and Will were absolutely fabulous and so knowledgeable about the Tassie wilderness - flora/fauna, mountain ranges, landscapes, traditional owners - something we would not have been able to get doing the hike by ourselves. The gear that Tas Ex supplied was very good quality - the sleeping bags were warm (even with snow!!), mats were comfy, and the tents were sturdy and easy to set up. There was so much food on the trip - the two food drops saved us carrying 6 days worth of food and also meant we had fresh salad ingredients for lunches. I couldn't fault Tas Ex and would highly recommend them as a professional, safe company with knowledgeable and experienced guides. I can say the same for my World Expeditions experience I had in Nepal last year (which was one of the reasons we chose Tas Ex for the Overland Track).

K. Smallwood. Cammerary, NSW.

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Trip Code: CMT
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  6 days
Activities:  Trekking
Next Trip:  01 November 2015
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