OVERVIEW

Immerse yourself in the splendid isolation of Tasmania on the Bay of Fires walk, famous for crystal-clear waters, pristine white beaches and orange lichen-covered granite boulders.

Explore the 38-km long Freycinet Promontory, a wild pristine coastline with beautiful beaches, clear blue seas and ancient forests scattered with rare wildflowers. Take a boat trip to a secluded beach away from the crowds to climb Mount Freycinet where you’ll witness unobscured, unprecedented views back across the Freycinet Peninsula and over Wineglass Bay. Overlook Wineglass Bay and its perfect arc of blond sand and ice-blue water.

 

Bay of Fires Walk and Freycinet highlights:

  • Fully inclusive
  • Combined Bay of Fires walk and Freycinet experience
  • 2 nights at Freycinet Lodge in ensuite rooms
  • Eco wildlife boat cruise at Freycinet
  • Chef prepared à la carte 2-course meals and cooked breakfasts each day
  • Easy and hard walks offered each day
  • 2 experienced guides with local bespoke walking knowledge of the region

WALK OVERVIEW

TYPE OF WALK
GROUP GUIDED
TRIP LENGTH
4 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Easy to Moderate

Grade 2 - Easy to Moderate

Some hill sections and occasional steps. Walking experience not required.

PRICE FROM
$ 1995

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 495

Accommodations charge the same price per room regardless of whether there are one or two people occupying it. To cover the cost of the accommodation when occupied by one person we need to charge the single occupancy fee.

per person

Book now

ITINERARY

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4

DAY 1
LAUNCESTON TO BAY OF FIRES WALK

Start in Launceston at 7:30 am then drive towards Musselroe Bay. Our first Bay of Fires walk of about 14 km embarks from Stumpys Bay via Boulder Point to Deep Creek in Mt William National Park. For guests who want to shorten the walking, an alternative is available. Time permitting, we may visit the lighthouse on the way to your accommodation.

Walks: Easy / 14 km / 5 hrs

Meals: A walkers lunch is provided and a two-course dinner

Accommodation:  Tidal Waters in ensuite rooms

DAY 2
BAY OF FIRES WALK ONTO FREYCINET

After a hearty cooked breakfast, collect your walker’s lunch and travel a short distance to Binalong Bay. Our second Bay of Fires walk takes us to Seaton Cove and Dora Point via extraordinary lichen-covered rock outcrops all the while bordered by pristine beaches and the crystal-clear sea. After this, we head to Freycinet Lodge for a well-earned hot shower a pre-dinner drink if you choose followed by a chef-prepared two-course meal.

Walks: Easy / 13 km / 5 hrs / shorter option available

Meals:  A cooked breakfast, lunch pack and a two-course bistro meal at Freycinet Lodge

Accommodation: Freycinet Lodge with ensuite rooms

DAY 3
BOAT TRIP TO COOKS BEACH HIKE TO MOUNT FREYCINET

It’s breakfast, then onto the boat for a cruise past the Hazards to Cooks Beach. Seeing the landscape from the sea gives an entirely different perspective of the peninsula. Walk to the top of Mount Freycinet, a moderate distance, but it does include a short challenging climb. Another easier walk is available, but this shouldn’t be missed as the rewards are well worth it.

Walks: Moderate to challenging / 11 km / 5 hrs / easier 13 km / 4.5 hrs option available

Meals: Chef prepared cooked breakfast, lunch pack and fabulous two course a la carte meal at the beautiful Bay restaurant Freycinet Lodge

Accommodation: Freycinet Lodge with ensuite rooms

DAY 4
WINEGLASS BAY HAZARDS BEACH LOOP WALK BACK TO LAUNCESTON

After breakfast, trek to the famous Freycinet Wineglass Bay and Hazards Beach Loop. From the lookout, admire Wineglass Bay, eventually experiencing it up close up on the beach – sand between your toes and going for a dip if you choose. The stunning views over the peninsula including Wineglass Bay makes a perfect bookend to a 4-day walk that begins with stunning remote beaches and ends with epic views.

Drive onto Launceston where the trip ends at approximately 4:30pm

Walks: Easy to moderate / 11 km / 4 hrs / shorter option available

Meals:  Chef prepared cooked breakfast and walkers lunch

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Pack-free walking

  • 25+ years experience

  • Customised

  • Eco Travel

  • Genuine all inclusive pack free walking holiday
  • Luggage transport and all transport to and from Launceston
  • Bay of Fires walk and the best Freycinet walks
  • 2 engaging, knowledgeable and experienced guides
  • 3 nights’ comfortable ensuited accommodation, including 2 nights at Freycinet Lodge
  • Daily meals including cooked breakfasts, walkers lunches and chef-prepared 2-course dinners
  • Cooks Beach boat trip
  • National Park admission
  • Auswalk guide pack including lunch bag, container and map case

ACCOMMODATION & DINING

OVERVIEW

The last two nights are at the fabulous Freycinet Lodge in rooms with ensuite bathrooms. Some have the added bonus of shared lounge rooms. We also stay in St Helens, at Tidal Waters on the first night. At Tidal Waters the accommodation is on the water and all the rooms have ensuites.

Each day you’ll be provided with a substantial walkers lunch. This may include a high protein type salad, a roll or a wrap, a muesli bar, cake or muffin and a piece of fruit. Lunch is always augmented by Auswalk’s famous trail mix so you’ll never go hungry. In addition to that, you’ll get to eat it at a fabulous location on the track. At Tidal Waters it is a 2 course a la carte meal (no alcohol provided, but ensuites are available). Breakfast are always cooked and prepared by the chefs at Freycinet Lodge and Tidal Waters. The fabulous two-course dinners at Freycinet Lodge are again prepared by their in-house chefs.

Alcohol and drinks are not included with meals (except tea/coffee and juice with breakfast).

FOR EACH DAY

DAY 1

TIDAL WATERS

Tidal Waters is located right on the water overlooking Georges Bay in St Helens. The rooms are very comfortable and have ensuites.

DAY 2 AND 3

FREYCINET LODGE

Freycinet Lodge is Freycint’s premium accommodation right next to the park. The rooms are excellent and they all have ensuites. The restaurants are excellent where we dine. If your up for it there are many other facilities to use.

GENERAL INFO

The walk starts in Launceston 7:30am and finishes in Launceston late afternoon around 4:30pm. We have graded the walking on this trip as easy. The walking on the first two days on the Bay of Fires walk is easy to moderate, with some beach walking. At Freycinet there is some steep sections but overall the walking is easy to moderate. This trip operates with two professional guides ensuring that you have both a safe and enjoyable walking holiday. Guides are knowledgeable of the area, including flora and fauna and they can offer easier and harder walk options along the way.

Pre and post-tour accommodation: There are many good hotels in Launceston, however, we pick up and drop off from the Quality Hotel Colonial. The tour starts at 7.30am at the Quality Hotel Colonial, 31 Elizabeth Street, Launceston. The trip ends at approximately 4:30pm on the last day in Launceston where we can also drop you off at Launceston airport.

For what to bring please refer to Gear Advice on our FAQ section.

WEATHER

Summer is our preferred time of year for hiking in Tasmania. The east coast is suitable from November to April.
See the Bureau of Meteorology for information about temperatures and rainfall ahead of time to ensure proper clothing.

INSURANCE

We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance for all of our trips. We require that you purchase a travel insurance policy for all travel overseas, as we charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it. It is also important in the event of an accident or loss of property.  See FAQ’s for more information.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants or to speak with one of our guides. You can get in touch with us via our contact form, email us at info@auswalk.com.au, or call us on +61 3 9597 9767.

MAP

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    DETAILS
  • 17 Jan 2020
    ALMOST FULL
    from

    $2095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $495
  • 7 Nov 2020
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $2095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $495
  • 15 Nov 2020
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $2095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $495
  • 21 Jan 2021
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $2145

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $575
  • 4 Feb 2021
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $2145

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $575
Overview

OVERVIEW

Immerse yourself in the splendid isolation of Tasmania on the Bay of Fires walk, famous for crystal-clear waters, pristine white beaches and orange lichen-covered granite boulders.

Explore the 38-km long Freycinet Promontory, a wild pristine coastline with beautiful beaches, clear blue seas and ancient forests scattered with rare wildflowers. Take a boat trip to a secluded beach away from the crowds to climb Mount Freycinet where you’ll witness unobscured, unprecedented views back across the Freycinet Peninsula and over Wineglass Bay. Overlook Wineglass Bay and its perfect arc of blond sand and ice-blue water.

 

Bay of Fires Walk and Freycinet highlights:

  • Fully inclusive
  • Combined Bay of Fires walk and Freycinet experience
  • 2 nights at Freycinet Lodge in ensuite rooms
  • Eco wildlife boat cruise at Freycinet
  • Chef prepared à la carte 2-course meals and cooked breakfasts each day
  • Easy and hard walks offered each day
  • 2 experienced guides with local bespoke walking knowledge of the region

WALK OVERVIEW

TYPE OF WALK
GROUP GUIDED
TRIP LENGTH
4 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Easy to Moderate

Grade 2 - Easy to Moderate

Some hill sections and occasional steps. Walking experience not required.

PRICE FROM
$ 1995

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 495

Accommodations charge the same price per room regardless of whether there are one or two people occupying it. To cover the cost of the accommodation when occupied by one person we need to charge the single occupancy fee.

per person

Book now
Itinerary

ITINERARY

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4

DAY 1
LAUNCESTON TO BAY OF FIRES WALK

Start in Launceston at 7:30 am then drive towards Musselroe Bay. Our first Bay of Fires walk of about 14 km embarks from Stumpys Bay via Boulder Point to Deep Creek in Mt William National Park. For guests who want to shorten the walking, an alternative is available. Time permitting, we may visit the lighthouse on the way to your accommodation.

Walks: Easy / 14 km / 5 hrs

Meals: A walkers lunch is provided and a two-course dinner

Accommodation:  Tidal Waters in ensuite rooms

DAY 2
BAY OF FIRES WALK ONTO FREYCINET

After a hearty cooked breakfast, collect your walker’s lunch and travel a short distance to Binalong Bay. Our second Bay of Fires walk takes us to Seaton Cove and Dora Point via extraordinary lichen-covered rock outcrops all the while bordered by pristine beaches and the crystal-clear sea. After this, we head to Freycinet Lodge for a well-earned hot shower a pre-dinner drink if you choose followed by a chef-prepared two-course meal.

Walks: Easy / 13 km / 5 hrs / shorter option available

Meals:  A cooked breakfast, lunch pack and a two-course bistro meal at Freycinet Lodge

Accommodation: Freycinet Lodge with ensuite rooms

DAY 3
BOAT TRIP TO COOKS BEACH HIKE TO MOUNT FREYCINET

It’s breakfast, then onto the boat for a cruise past the Hazards to Cooks Beach. Seeing the landscape from the sea gives an entirely different perspective of the peninsula. Walk to the top of Mount Freycinet, a moderate distance, but it does include a short challenging climb. Another easier walk is available, but this shouldn’t be missed as the rewards are well worth it.

Walks: Moderate to challenging / 11 km / 5 hrs / easier 13 km / 4.5 hrs option available

Meals: Chef prepared cooked breakfast, lunch pack and fabulous two course a la carte meal at the beautiful Bay restaurant Freycinet Lodge

Accommodation: Freycinet Lodge with ensuite rooms

DAY 4
WINEGLASS BAY HAZARDS BEACH LOOP WALK BACK TO LAUNCESTON

After breakfast, trek to the famous Freycinet Wineglass Bay and Hazards Beach Loop. From the lookout, admire Wineglass Bay, eventually experiencing it up close up on the beach – sand between your toes and going for a dip if you choose. The stunning views over the peninsula including Wineglass Bay makes a perfect bookend to a 4-day walk that begins with stunning remote beaches and ends with epic views.

Drive onto Launceston where the trip ends at approximately 4:30pm

Walks: Easy to moderate / 11 km / 4 hrs / shorter option available

Meals:  Chef prepared cooked breakfast and walkers lunch

What’s Included

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Pack-free walking

  • 25+ years experience

  • Customised

  • Eco Travel

  • Genuine all inclusive pack free walking holiday
  • Luggage transport and all transport to and from Launceston
  • Bay of Fires walk and the best Freycinet walks
  • 2 engaging, knowledgeable and experienced guides
  • 3 nights’ comfortable ensuited accommodation, including 2 nights at Freycinet Lodge
  • Daily meals including cooked breakfasts, walkers lunches and chef-prepared 2-course dinners
  • Cooks Beach boat trip
  • National Park admission
  • Auswalk guide pack including lunch bag, container and map case
Accommodation & Dining

ACCOMMODATION & DINING

OVERVIEW

The last two nights are at the fabulous Freycinet Lodge in rooms with ensuite bathrooms. Some have the added bonus of shared lounge rooms. We also stay in St Helens, at Tidal Waters on the first night. At Tidal Waters the accommodation is on the water and all the rooms have ensuites.

Each day you’ll be provided with a substantial walkers lunch. This may include a high protein type salad, a roll or a wrap, a muesli bar, cake or muffin and a piece of fruit. Lunch is always augmented by Auswalk’s famous trail mix so you’ll never go hungry. In addition to that, you’ll get to eat it at a fabulous location on the track. At Tidal Waters it is a 2 course a la carte meal (no alcohol provided, but ensuites are available). Breakfast are always cooked and prepared by the chefs at Freycinet Lodge and Tidal Waters. The fabulous two-course dinners at Freycinet Lodge are again prepared by their in-house chefs.

Alcohol and drinks are not included with meals (except tea/coffee and juice with breakfast).

FOR EACH DAY

DAY 1

TIDAL WATERS

Tidal Waters is located right on the water overlooking Georges Bay in St Helens. The rooms are very comfortable and have ensuites.

DAY 2 AND 3

FREYCINET LODGE

Freycinet Lodge is Freycint’s premium accommodation right next to the park. The rooms are excellent and they all have ensuites. The restaurants are excellent where we dine. If your up for it there are many other facilities to use.

General Info

GENERAL INFO

The walk starts in Launceston 7:30am and finishes in Launceston late afternoon around 4:30pm. We have graded the walking on this trip as easy. The walking on the first two days on the Bay of Fires walk is easy to moderate, with some beach walking. At Freycinet there is some steep sections but overall the walking is easy to moderate. This trip operates with two professional guides ensuring that you have both a safe and enjoyable walking holiday. Guides are knowledgeable of the area, including flora and fauna and they can offer easier and harder walk options along the way.

Pre and post-tour accommodation: There are many good hotels in Launceston, however, we pick up and drop off from the Quality Hotel Colonial. The tour starts at 7.30am at the Quality Hotel Colonial, 31 Elizabeth Street, Launceston. The trip ends at approximately 4:30pm on the last day in Launceston where we can also drop you off at Launceston airport.

For what to bring please refer to Gear Advice on our FAQ section.

WEATHER

Summer is our preferred time of year for hiking in Tasmania. The east coast is suitable from November to April.
See the Bureau of Meteorology for information about temperatures and rainfall ahead of time to ensure proper clothing.

INSURANCE

We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance for all of our trips. We require that you purchase a travel insurance policy for all travel overseas, as we charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it. It is also important in the event of an accident or loss of property.  See FAQ’s for more information.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants or to speak with one of our guides. You can get in touch with us via our contact form, email us at info@auswalk.com.au, or call us on +61 3 9597 9767.

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Departure Dates

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    DETAILS
  • 17 Jan 2020
    ALMOST FULL
    Details
    from

    $2095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $495
  • 7 Nov 2020
    AVAILABLE
    Details
    from

    $2095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $495
  • 15 Nov 2020
    AVAILABLE
    Details
    from

    $2095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $495
  • 21 Jan 2021
    AVAILABLE
    Details
    from

    $2145

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $575
  • 4 Feb 2021
    AVAILABLE
    Details
    from

    $2145

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $575

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