OVERVIEW

The Tasman Peninsula is famous for the Three Capes Track walk and its’ dramatic coastline of sea caves and towering sea stacks, the highest vertical sea cliffs in Australia. We get to wander over the 180 million-year-old dolerite columns and a lot more as we explore on foot the Tasman Peninsula National Park.

There’s great variety on this Three Capes hike, as the track winds in and out of heathland, dry woodland and striking sections of rainforest. The wildflowers add extra colour with bursts of yellow, white and pink along the track. The turquoise waters and white sandy beach of Fortescue Bay, Waterfall Bay and the unique rock formations are stunning bookends to this 4 day walking adventure.

Travelling only at the optimum time to walk the Three Capes, autumn and spring, coincides with the ideal time to get up close to the migrating whales, something we may experience on our ocean nature tour. The water is absolutely ripe for wildlife-spotting; albatross, sea eagles, diving gannets, cliff-nesting cormorants and peregrine falcons all populate the area.

Highlights of the Three Capes Hike:

  • Hikes at Cape Hauy, Cape Raoul and Fortescue Bay, Canoe Bay Tasman Arch, Blow Holes, Waterfall Bay
  • Fully inclusive
  • Port Arthur tour and Eco wildlife boat cruise
  • Chef prepared à la carte 2 course meals and cooked breakfasts
  • 3 nights accommodation in ensuite rooms
  • 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
Moderate

Grade 3 – Moderate

Short, steep hill sections. Moderate active lifestyle and some walking experience recommended.

PRICE FROM
$ 2095

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 295

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
HOBART TO WATERFALL BAY, DEVIL'S KITCHEN, TASMAN ARCH AND CAPE HAUY WALKS

Depart Hobart at 8.00am. Travel to the Tasman Peninsula. Today’s walk begins at Tasman Arch and continues via Devil’s Kitchen to Waterfall Bay where we will enjoy stunning views from a lookout towering over the sea cliffs. The walking then continues with the hike out to Cape Hauy, the first of the Capes that we explore. This is an epic walk with simply stupendous views back to Cape Pillar and along the coast.

Walks: Moderate / 13 km / 4.5 to 5 hrs / easier option is available
Meals: Lunch on the track and 2 course a la carte dinner
Accommodation: Stewarts Bay Lodge in log cabins and chalets

DAY 2
WATERFALL BAY TO FORTESCUE BAY VIA BIVOUAC bAY

The walk today is worth every step and takes in some of the most interesting parts of the coast from Waterfall Bay via Bivouac Bay and Canoe Bay to Fortescue Bay. The walk meanders along the coast through rainforest, with great views out to sea and along the coast. The track is punctuated by secluded bays, pockets of crystal clear water with unspoiled pure white sand. There’s a real feeling of remoteness as we most likely will have this walk to ourselves.

Walks: Moderate / 18 kms / 6.5 to 7.5 hrs / easier option available
Meals: Cooked breakfast at the in house restaurant, walkers lunch and a chef prepared a la carte dinner.
Accommodation: Stewarts Bay Lodge in log cabins and chalets

DAY 3
PORT ARTHUR AND BOAT CRUISE

Today we explore the not to missed Port Arthur historical site in the morning. In the afternoon we take a one of a kind ocean cruise tour with local ocean guides that are passionate about conservation and the region. Cruising this way gives us a good opportunity to see the spectacular sea cliffs from the ocean, but it’s also the only way to get up close to the much loved marine life.

Walks: Easy to Moderate / 4-7 km / 3 hrs / an alternative walk to the boat trip is available
Meals: Cooked breakfast at the accommodation restaurant, walkers lunch and a 2 course a la carte dinner
Accommodation: Stewarts Bay Lodge in log cabins and chalets

DAY 4
CAPE RAOUL WALK AND BACK TO HOBART

The walk out to Cape Raoul is a spectacular walk. Cape Raoul is the Cape that is “missing” from the official Three Capes Experience walk, but not from this Auswalk trip! This walk gives us wonderful views south towards Shipstern Bluff and beyond, to Bruny Island and the Tasman mainland. When the sea and winds are right, Shipstern Bluff is one of the biggest surf breaks in the world. But even without monster waves, this coastline of towering sea cliffs and soaring dolerite columns is just stunning. A fitting end to an amazing 4 day walking holiday!

Walks: Moderate / 14 kms / 6 hrs / shorter option available
Meals: Cooked breakfast at the accommodation restaurant and walkers lunch

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Pack-free walking

  • 25+ years experience

  • Customised

  • Eco Travel

  • Genuine all inclusive pack free walking holiday
  • 2 engaging, knowledgeable and experienced guides
  • Boat cruise and wildlife watching
  • 3 nights’ comfortable accommodation in log cabins and chalets with shared common areas
  • Chef prepared restaurant meals
  • All transport from Hobart and luggage transport
  • National Park admission
  • Auswalk guide pack including notes, maps, lunch bag and container

ACCOMMODATION & DINING

OVERVIEW

For the three nights we’ll base ourselves at the Stewarts Bay Lodge, which is nestled between the beach and the forest. As we eat breakfast and tuck into sumptuous chef prepared dinners we will enjoy stunning water views.

Your private room with ensuite will be in a fully equipped 2 bedroom log cabin or chalet, with a shared lounge and full kitchen.

The 2 course a la carte dinners will be prepared by the professional chefs at the restaurant at Stewarts Bay Lodge. Wake to a cooked breakfast in the restaurant to ready ourselves for the upcoming walks. The packed lunches complete the circle ensuring that your appetite is always satisfied. More importantly you can look forward to having lunch on a daily basis at some of the most incredible locations, like Cape Howe and Raoul. Walkers lunches are enhanced by Auswalk’s famous trail mix ensuring that you’ll never be hungry on the track.

GENERAL INFO

Most tracks are in good condition. Some of the walks include sections of walking up and down, but this is compensated by shorter walking distances overall. Full day walks average 15-16 kms. There are great opportunities for fit walkers to challenge themselves as there is plenty of additional walking that you can take up. This trip operates with two experienced and knowledgeable, fun-loving guides so we can offer easier and more challenging walk options along the way.

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

Pre and post tour accommodation: There are many hotels in Hobart, however we pick up from and drop off at the at St Ives Apartments. The tour starts at 8.00am at the  St Ives Apartments, 67 St. Georges Terrace, Battery Point, Hobart. We arrive in Hobart at around 5.00pm on the last day.

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

WEATHER

See the Bureau of Meteorology for information about temperatures and rainfall ahead of time to ensure proper clothing.

INSURANCE

We strongly recommend purchasing a travel insurance policy as we charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your Auswalk holiday after we have confirmed it. We want to help make insurance more affordable by offering you a discount on policies purchased through NIB Insurance. This applies to any NIB policies issued via this linkGet an instant quote and purchase online now.

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 now, feel free to ask one of our walks 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
  • 14 Mar 2020
    SELLING FAST
    from

    $2095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $295
  • 28 Mar 2020
    FULL
    from

    $2095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $295
  • 4 Apr 2020
    FULL
    from

    $2095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $295
  • 2 Oct 2020
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $2095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $295
  • 9 Oct 2020
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $2095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $295
  • 24 Oct 2020
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $2095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $295
  • 12 Mar 2021
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $2195

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $315
  • 15 Jan 2021
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $2195

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $315
  • 5 Feb 2021
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $2195

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $295
Overview

OVERVIEW

The Tasman Peninsula is famous for the Three Capes Track walk and its’ dramatic coastline of sea caves and towering sea stacks, the highest vertical sea cliffs in Australia. We get to wander over the 180 million-year-old dolerite columns and a lot more as we explore on foot the Tasman Peninsula National Park.

There’s great variety on this Three Capes hike, as the track winds in and out of heathland, dry woodland and striking sections of rainforest. The wildflowers add extra colour with bursts of yellow, white and pink along the track. The turquoise waters and white sandy beach of Fortescue Bay, Waterfall Bay and the unique rock formations are stunning bookends to this 4 day walking adventure.

Travelling only at the optimum time to walk the Three Capes, autumn and spring, coincides with the ideal time to get up close to the migrating whales, something we may experience on our ocean nature tour. The water is absolutely ripe for wildlife-spotting; albatross, sea eagles, diving gannets, cliff-nesting cormorants and peregrine falcons all populate the area.

Highlights of the Three Capes Hike:

  • Hikes at Cape Hauy, Cape Raoul and Fortescue Bay, Canoe Bay Tasman Arch, Blow Holes, Waterfall Bay
  • Fully inclusive
  • Port Arthur tour and Eco wildlife boat cruise
  • Chef prepared à la carte 2 course meals and cooked breakfasts
  • 3 nights accommodation in ensuite rooms
  • 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
Moderate

Grade 3 – Moderate

Short, steep hill sections. Moderate active lifestyle and some walking experience recommended.

PRICE FROM
$ 2095

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 295

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
HOBART TO WATERFALL BAY, DEVIL'S KITCHEN, TASMAN ARCH AND CAPE HAUY WALKS

Depart Hobart at 8.00am. Travel to the Tasman Peninsula. Today’s walk begins at Tasman Arch and continues via Devil’s Kitchen to Waterfall Bay where we will enjoy stunning views from a lookout towering over the sea cliffs. The walking then continues with the hike out to Cape Hauy, the first of the Capes that we explore. This is an epic walk with simply stupendous views back to Cape Pillar and along the coast.

Walks: Moderate / 13 km / 4.5 to 5 hrs / easier option is available
Meals: Lunch on the track and 2 course a la carte dinner
Accommodation: Stewarts Bay Lodge in log cabins and chalets

DAY 2
WATERFALL BAY TO FORTESCUE BAY VIA BIVOUAC bAY

The walk today is worth every step and takes in some of the most interesting parts of the coast from Waterfall Bay via Bivouac Bay and Canoe Bay to Fortescue Bay. The walk meanders along the coast through rainforest, with great views out to sea and along the coast. The track is punctuated by secluded bays, pockets of crystal clear water with unspoiled pure white sand. There’s a real feeling of remoteness as we most likely will have this walk to ourselves.

Walks: Moderate / 18 kms / 6.5 to 7.5 hrs / easier option available
Meals: Cooked breakfast at the in house restaurant, walkers lunch and a chef prepared a la carte dinner.
Accommodation: Stewarts Bay Lodge in log cabins and chalets

DAY 3
PORT ARTHUR AND BOAT CRUISE

Today we explore the not to missed Port Arthur historical site in the morning. In the afternoon we take a one of a kind ocean cruise tour with local ocean guides that are passionate about conservation and the region. Cruising this way gives us a good opportunity to see the spectacular sea cliffs from the ocean, but it’s also the only way to get up close to the much loved marine life.

Walks: Easy to Moderate / 4-7 km / 3 hrs / an alternative walk to the boat trip is available
Meals: Cooked breakfast at the accommodation restaurant, walkers lunch and a 2 course a la carte dinner
Accommodation: Stewarts Bay Lodge in log cabins and chalets

DAY 4
CAPE RAOUL WALK AND BACK TO HOBART

The walk out to Cape Raoul is a spectacular walk. Cape Raoul is the Cape that is “missing” from the official Three Capes Experience walk, but not from this Auswalk trip! This walk gives us wonderful views south towards Shipstern Bluff and beyond, to Bruny Island and the Tasman mainland. When the sea and winds are right, Shipstern Bluff is one of the biggest surf breaks in the world. But even without monster waves, this coastline of towering sea cliffs and soaring dolerite columns is just stunning. A fitting end to an amazing 4 day walking holiday!

Walks: Moderate / 14 kms / 6 hrs / shorter option available
Meals: Cooked breakfast at the accommodation restaurant 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
  • 2 engaging, knowledgeable and experienced guides
  • Boat cruise and wildlife watching
  • 3 nights’ comfortable accommodation in log cabins and chalets with shared common areas
  • Chef prepared restaurant meals
  • All transport from Hobart and luggage transport
  • National Park admission
  • Auswalk guide pack including notes, maps, lunch bag and container
Accommodation & Dining

ACCOMMODATION & DINING

OVERVIEW

For the three nights we’ll base ourselves at the Stewarts Bay Lodge, which is nestled between the beach and the forest. As we eat breakfast and tuck into sumptuous chef prepared dinners we will enjoy stunning water views.

Your private room with ensuite will be in a fully equipped 2 bedroom log cabin or chalet, with a shared lounge and full kitchen.

The 2 course a la carte dinners will be prepared by the professional chefs at the restaurant at Stewarts Bay Lodge. Wake to a cooked breakfast in the restaurant to ready ourselves for the upcoming walks. The packed lunches complete the circle ensuring that your appetite is always satisfied. More importantly you can look forward to having lunch on a daily basis at some of the most incredible locations, like Cape Howe and Raoul. Walkers lunches are enhanced by Auswalk’s famous trail mix ensuring that you’ll never be hungry on the track.

General Info

GENERAL INFO

Most tracks are in good condition. Some of the walks include sections of walking up and down, but this is compensated by shorter walking distances overall. Full day walks average 15-16 kms. There are great opportunities for fit walkers to challenge themselves as there is plenty of additional walking that you can take up. This trip operates with two experienced and knowledgeable, fun-loving guides so we can offer easier and more challenging walk options along the way.

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

Pre and post tour accommodation: There are many hotels in Hobart, however we pick up from and drop off at the at St Ives Apartments. The tour starts at 8.00am at the  St Ives Apartments, 67 St. Georges Terrace, Battery Point, Hobart. We arrive in Hobart at around 5.00pm on the last day.

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

WEATHER

See the Bureau of Meteorology for information about temperatures and rainfall ahead of time to ensure proper clothing.

INSURANCE

We strongly recommend purchasing a travel insurance policy as we charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your Auswalk holiday after we have confirmed it. We want to help make insurance more affordable by offering you a discount on policies purchased through NIB Insurance. This applies to any NIB policies issued via this linkGet an instant quote and purchase online now.

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 now, feel free to ask one of our walks 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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  • 17 Oct 2019
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    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $225
  • 26 Oct 2019
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    from

    $1895

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $225
  • 31 Oct 2019
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    Details
    from

    $1895

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $225
  • 7 Nov 2019
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    Details
    from

    $1895

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $225
  • 14 Mar 2020
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    from

    $2095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $295
  • 28 Mar 2020
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    Details
    from

    $2095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $295
  • 4 Apr 2020
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    $2095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
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  • 2 Oct 2020
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  • 9 Oct 2020
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    from

    $2095

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  • 24 Oct 2020
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    $2095

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    $295
  • 12 Mar 2021
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    from

    $2195

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $315
  • 15 Jan 2021
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  • 5 Feb 2021
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