OVERVIEW

The Tasman Peninsula is famous for the Three Capes walk and its' dramatic coastline of sea caves and the highest sea cliffs in Australia. We get to visit all 3 capes and wander over the 180 million-year-old dolerite columns (and a lot more) as we explore the Tasman Peninsula National Park on foot.

Enjoy the great variety of this Three Capes hike:  wind in and out of heathland, through dry woodland and striking sections of rainforest,  wildflowers adding extra bursts of colour along the way.  Marvel at the turquoise waters and white sandy beach of Fortescue Bay and Waterfall Bay, alongside the unique rock formations that make this 4-day walking adventure so special.

With two experienced guides, you can walk pack-free, happy knowing every last detail is taken care of.

Highlights

  • Spectacular views from Cape Hauy back to Cape Pillar and the coast
  • The remote beauty of walking the coastal walk from bay to bay, through rainforest
  • Crystal clear water and unspoiled pure white sand
  • Visiting all 3 capes – Walk Cape Hauy and Cape Raoul, marvel at Cape Pillar from sea level on the award winning Wilderness Cruise
  • From the boat, you might even spot migrating whales!
  • Explore the unmissable Port Arthur historical site
  • Shipstern Bluff, with its huge surf breaks, towering sea cliffs and soaring dolerite columns

WALK OVERVIEW

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

Grade 3 – Moderate

Short, steep hill sections. Walks that are longer than 12km with varied terrain. A moderate active lifestyle and some walking experience is recommended.

PRICE FROM
$ 2795

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 475

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

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ITINERARY

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

DAY 1
HOBART TO TASMAN PENINSULA AND CAPE HAUY WALK

Depart Hobart at 7.30 am and travel to the Tasman Peninsula. Today’s walk begins with the hike to Cape Hauy, the first of the Capes we explore. This is an epic walk with spectacular views back to Cape Pillar and the coast. This is touted as being one of Tasmania’s ‘Top Walks’.

Walks: Moderate / 12 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 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 to challenging / 18 km / 7.5 to 9 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 chalets

DAY 3
PORT ARTHUR AND BOAT CRUISE AROUND CAPE PILLAR

The official 3 Capes Track only goes to 2 of the Capes, we visit all 3 with an 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 at Cape Pillar from the ocean. It’s also the only way to get up close to the much loved marine life (Please note that weather (rarely) may impact this cruise). We also explore the not to missed Port Arthur historical site in the afternoon.

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 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 km / 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
  • Visit all 3 Capes, including Cape Pillar with a Boat cruise and wildlife watching
  • 2 engaging, knowledgeable and experienced guides
  • 3 nights’ comfortable accommodation in 2 bedroom chalets, so you will have a private bedroom/bathroom, and share the common area’s of the chalet with the other bedrooms’ occupants.
  • Chef prepared restaurant meals
  • All transport from Hobart and luggage transport
  • Auswalk guide pack including notes, maps, lunch bag, container and National Park admission

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 a private bathroom will be in a fully equipped 2 bedroom chalet, with either a water or bush view. You will share the  common area’s of the chalet (lounge, dining, outside deck and full kitchen), with the occupants of the other bedroom.  These rooms are allocated on a “first in” approach, and on most occasions both bedrooms will be utilised by our walkers.

Single travellers: Your single supplement guarantee’s you a private bedroom and bathroom within a 2 bedroom chalet. There are no single chalets offered.

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.

  • NIGHTS 1, 2 & 3

FITNESS GUIDE

It’s well worth investing some time and effort preparing for your walking holiday. The graph shows the average daily distance, elevation and terrain difficulty for your hike. The dotted line indicates the average across all our walks, which will give you a feel for how challenging your walk is compared to all – and the recommended type, and amount, of preparation needed.  Of course, you can adapt this according to your existing fitness levels and lifestyle.

The graph and the information below can be used in conjunction with the fitness guide to help you prepare for your walking adventure. Across all walks, average daily distance is 16.8km, average daily elevation is 448m, average terrain difficulty is 5/10.

ngraph

DISTANCE - BELOW AVERAGE

Distance is not a major consideration in your training program. However, you should still incorporate some long walks as it will increase your cardiovascular fitness.

ELEVATION - ABOVE AVERAGE

Elevation training is a major consideration in your overall training program. You must include walks with serious hill climbs.

If you do not have access to hills, it is essential to replicate the elevation level you will be undertaking in any way possible such as on a treadmill or stair climber. Walking up and down stairs at work, at a local oval with a grandstand, or up and down small hills is incredibly useful. Also, prioritising resistance weight training will help you develop overall muscle strength.  Elevation is often where walkers encounter problems, opposed to distance, as it uses an entirely different set of muscles to everyday flat walking.

If high altitude is a factor, incorporate sessions at a higher altitude to acclimatise your body to reduced oxygen levels if you are able to. Ensure you can comfortably walk the average elevation per day displayed in the graph, at least one month before you undertake your hike.

TERRAIN

ROCKY TERRAIN

Whilst preparing for walking on rocky terrain, you must focus on the development of balance, strength, and agility.

Integrate targeted strength exercises, such as lunges, squats, and step-ups, to strengthen your leg muscles, with a particular emphasis on improving stability on uneven surfaces. Balancing exercises are essential. Undertake core strength activity, coupled with exercises such as planks and Russian twists to enhance balance. As you progress, include hikes on progressively rougher terrain if you can. Additionally, the appropriate footwear with good ankle support and tread for grip are essential. Stay mindful, watch your step, and use trekking poles for added stability.

UNEVEN TERRAIN

Preparation for hiking on uneven terrain demands a blend of physical and mental readiness.

Begin with balance-enhancing exercises, such as one-legged stands and stability ball workouts, laying a groundwork for stability and coordination. Strengthening the lower body is especially important, achieved through the incorporation of squats, lunges, and step-ups. Gradually increase the complexity of the terrain on which you walk, moving from gravel paths to rocky trails. Cultivate mindfulness during your practice, directing focused attention to both your immediate surroundings and precise foot placement.

The importance of suitable footwear cannot be overstated; prioritise options that offer robust support and reliable grip to navigate varying terrains with confidence. Build endurance through consistent hikes, progressively increasing distance and difficulty.

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 km. 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 St Ives Apartments. The tour starts at 7.30 am at the  St Ives Apartments, 67 St. Georges Terrace, Battery Point, Hobart. We arrive in Hobart at around 5.00 pm 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 require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For all trips that require international travel, you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

We also charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it to cover costs incurred from our suppliers and in the office.  See the FAQ section 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 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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  1. Stephen M

    24 January, 2023 at 1:53 PM
    5

    This was my first hiking holiday and I loved it. The 3 capes in Tasmania is amazing. Auswalk made the whole process extremely easy. We were picked up and dropped off at our accommodation in Hobart by Damien, Damien also took us to all 3 of the walks. He is from the area and has done all the walks, so he knows the area and walks very well. all 3 walks were beautiful, but my favorite walk was from Waterfall Bay to Fortescue Bay. It is about 17klm’s and took approx 7-8 hrs. It is the least walked and therefore the track is not as clear and more overgrown, but it is clear enough not to get lost. In the first 3-4 hrs we only saw one other group of 3. the landscape changes frequently and the views of the coast are amazing. even though the track is a lot more Rugger’d, for me that made it more appealing. will definitely be going back to this walk. Cape Hauy walk was the shortest but the most physically challenging due to all the stairs and the lack of shade towards the end. Be sure to have plenty of water for this one, again it’s well worth it with the stunning views during and at the end of the walk. Our last walk was to Cape Raoul and although this was also about 15-17 klm’s I found the walk to be the easiest. The track is well made and although its hilly the grade is not as steep as Cape Hauy. like the first walk I mentioned the landscape also changed quite a lot with this one as well. Auswalk put us up at Stewarts Bay Lodge. The accommodation and the restaurant were amazing with good food and great staff. Highly recommend this holiday.

  2. S T

    17 January, 2023 at 11:37 AM
    5

    The views in the three capes walk was amazing.Auswalk team and the Transfer team did a great job organising so welcoming. Accommodation at Stewart Bay lodge was spectacular as was the restaurant food . Great experience Thankyou

  3. Christine N

    17 August, 2022 at 1:07 PM
    5

    Thanks to Kathleen and David for all the fun, expert care and professionalism. What a talented team!

  4. Mardi O

    17 August, 2022 at 9:31 AM
    5

    A wonderful way to explore the Tasman Peninsula and the beautiful scenery it offers for those of us that love to walk but are keen for a warm shower, comfy bed, lovely meal & a glass of wine at the end of each day of hiking.

  5. Lisa J

    17 August, 2022 at 9:35 AM
    5

    After years of planning hikes and carrying my own sleeping gear and food it was total luxury to go on a guided hike staying in well appointed accommodation with all food provided, knowledgeable guides, hiking in a world class natural environment. A true holiday for a working Mum with young children.

  6. Kym D

    3 August, 2022 at 2:00 PM
    5

    Bec and Georgie did a fantastic job in our guided walk, sharing points of interest and keeping all the group in high spirits with lots of laughs.

  7. Alison C

    3 August, 2022 at 2:43 PM
    5

    Absolutely loved the 3 capes walk. The divine scenery and diverse vegetarian on each of the walks was stunning. Our guides Rose and Merrill were fantastic – very knowledgeable and they worked hard to make sure each and every one of us was looked after and had a good time

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Overview

OVERVIEW

The Tasman Peninsula is famous for the Three Capes walk and its' dramatic coastline of sea caves and the highest sea cliffs in Australia. We get to visit all 3 capes and wander over the 180 million-year-old dolerite columns (and a lot more) as we explore the Tasman Peninsula National Park on foot.

Enjoy the great variety of this Three Capes hike:  wind in and out of heathland, through dry woodland and striking sections of rainforest,  wildflowers adding extra bursts of colour along the way.  Marvel at the turquoise waters and white sandy beach of Fortescue Bay and Waterfall Bay, alongside the unique rock formations that make this 4-day walking adventure so special.

With two experienced guides, you can walk pack-free, happy knowing every last detail is taken care of.

Highlights

  • Spectacular views from Cape Hauy back to Cape Pillar and the coast
  • The remote beauty of walking the coastal walk from bay to bay, through rainforest
  • Crystal clear water and unspoiled pure white sand
  • Visiting all 3 capes – Walk Cape Hauy and Cape Raoul, marvel at Cape Pillar from sea level on the award winning Wilderness Cruise
  • From the boat, you might even spot migrating whales!
  • Explore the unmissable Port Arthur historical site
  • Shipstern Bluff, with its huge surf breaks, towering sea cliffs and soaring dolerite columns

WALK OVERVIEW

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

Grade 3 – Moderate

Short, steep hill sections. Walks that are longer than 12km with varied terrain. A moderate active lifestyle and some walking experience is recommended.

PRICE FROM
$ 2795

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 475

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 TASMAN PENINSULA AND CAPE HAUY WALK

Depart Hobart at 7.30 am and travel to the Tasman Peninsula. Today’s walk begins with the hike to Cape Hauy, the first of the Capes we explore. This is an epic walk with spectacular views back to Cape Pillar and the coast. This is touted as being one of Tasmania’s ‘Top Walks’.

Walks: Moderate / 12 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 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 to challenging / 18 km / 7.5 to 9 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 chalets

DAY 3
PORT ARTHUR AND BOAT CRUISE AROUND CAPE PILLAR

The official 3 Capes Track only goes to 2 of the Capes, we visit all 3 with an 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 at Cape Pillar from the ocean. It’s also the only way to get up close to the much loved marine life (Please note that weather (rarely) may impact this cruise). We also explore the not to missed Port Arthur historical site in the afternoon.

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 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 km / 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
  • Visit all 3 Capes, including Cape Pillar with a Boat cruise and wildlife watching
  • 2 engaging, knowledgeable and experienced guides
  • 3 nights’ comfortable accommodation in 2 bedroom chalets, so you will have a private bedroom/bathroom, and share the common area’s of the chalet with the other bedrooms’ occupants.
  • Chef prepared restaurant meals
  • All transport from Hobart and luggage transport
  • Auswalk guide pack including notes, maps, lunch bag, container and National Park admission
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 a private bathroom will be in a fully equipped 2 bedroom chalet, with either a water or bush view. You will share the  common area’s of the chalet (lounge, dining, outside deck and full kitchen), with the occupants of the other bedroom.  These rooms are allocated on a “first in” approach, and on most occasions both bedrooms will be utilised by our walkers.

Single travellers: Your single supplement guarantee’s you a private bedroom and bathroom within a 2 bedroom chalet. There are no single chalets offered.

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.

  • NIGHTS 1, 2 & 3

Fitness Guide

FITNESS GUIDE

It’s well worth investing some time and effort preparing for your walking holiday. The graph shows the average daily distance, elevation and terrain difficulty for your hike. The dotted line indicates the average across all our walks, which will give you a feel for how challenging your walk is compared to all – and the recommended type, and amount, of preparation needed.  Of course, you can adapt this according to your existing fitness levels and lifestyle.

The graph and the information below can be used in conjunction with the fitness guide to help you prepare for your walking adventure. Across all walks, average daily distance is 16.8km, average daily elevation is 448m, average terrain difficulty is 5/10.

ngraph

DISTANCE - BELOW AVERAGE

Distance is not a major consideration in your training program. However, you should still incorporate some long walks as it will increase your cardiovascular fitness.

ELEVATION - ABOVE AVERAGE

Elevation training is a major consideration in your overall training program. You must include walks with serious hill climbs.

If you do not have access to hills, it is essential to replicate the elevation level you will be undertaking in any way possible such as on a treadmill or stair climber. Walking up and down stairs at work, at a local oval with a grandstand, or up and down small hills is incredibly useful. Also, prioritising resistance weight training will help you develop overall muscle strength.  Elevation is often where walkers encounter problems, opposed to distance, as it uses an entirely different set of muscles to everyday flat walking.

If high altitude is a factor, incorporate sessions at a higher altitude to acclimatise your body to reduced oxygen levels if you are able to. Ensure you can comfortably walk the average elevation per day displayed in the graph, at least one month before you undertake your hike.

TERRAIN

ROCKY TERRAIN

Whilst preparing for walking on rocky terrain, you must focus on the development of balance, strength, and agility.

Integrate targeted strength exercises, such as lunges, squats, and step-ups, to strengthen your leg muscles, with a particular emphasis on improving stability on uneven surfaces. Balancing exercises are essential. Undertake core strength activity, coupled with exercises such as planks and Russian twists to enhance balance. As you progress, include hikes on progressively rougher terrain if you can. Additionally, the appropriate footwear with good ankle support and tread for grip are essential. Stay mindful, watch your step, and use trekking poles for added stability.

UNEVEN TERRAIN

Preparation for hiking on uneven terrain demands a blend of physical and mental readiness.

Begin with balance-enhancing exercises, such as one-legged stands and stability ball workouts, laying a groundwork for stability and coordination. Strengthening the lower body is especially important, achieved through the incorporation of squats, lunges, and step-ups. Gradually increase the complexity of the terrain on which you walk, moving from gravel paths to rocky trails. Cultivate mindfulness during your practice, directing focused attention to both your immediate surroundings and precise foot placement.

The importance of suitable footwear cannot be overstated; prioritise options that offer robust support and reliable grip to navigate varying terrains with confidence. Build endurance through consistent hikes, progressively increasing distance and difficulty.

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 km. 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 St Ives Apartments. The tour starts at 7.30 am at the  St Ives Apartments, 67 St. Georges Terrace, Battery Point, Hobart. We arrive in Hobart at around 5.00 pm 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 require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For all trips that require international travel, you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

We also charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it to cover costs incurred from our suppliers and in the office.  See the FAQ section 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 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

MAP

Departure Dates

DEPARTURE DATES

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Reviews

REVIEWS

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  1. Stephen M

    24 January, 2023 at 1:53 PM
    5

    This was my first hiking holiday and I loved it. The 3 capes in Tasmania is amazing. Auswalk made the whole process extremely easy. We were picked up and dropped off at our accommodation in Hobart by Damien, Damien also took us to all 3 of the walks. He is from the area and has done all the walks, so he knows the area and walks very well. all 3 walks were beautiful, but my favorite walk was from Waterfall Bay to Fortescue Bay. It is about 17klm’s and took approx 7-8 hrs. It is the least walked and therefore the track is not as clear and more overgrown, but it is clear enough not to get lost. In the first 3-4 hrs we only saw one other group of 3. the landscape changes frequently and the views of the coast are amazing. even though the track is a lot more Rugger’d, for me that made it more appealing. will definitely be going back to this walk. Cape Hauy walk was the shortest but the most physically challenging due to all the stairs and the lack of shade towards the end. Be sure to have plenty of water for this one, again it’s well worth it with the stunning views during and at the end of the walk. Our last walk was to Cape Raoul and although this was also about 15-17 klm’s I found the walk to be the easiest. The track is well made and although its hilly the grade is not as steep as Cape Hauy. like the first walk I mentioned the landscape also changed quite a lot with this one as well. Auswalk put us up at Stewarts Bay Lodge. The accommodation and the restaurant were amazing with good food and great staff. Highly recommend this holiday.

  2. S T

    17 January, 2023 at 11:37 AM
    5

    The views in the three capes walk was amazing.Auswalk team and the Transfer team did a great job organising so welcoming. Accommodation at Stewart Bay lodge was spectacular as was the restaurant food . Great experience Thankyou

  3. Christine N

    17 August, 2022 at 1:07 PM
    5

    Thanks to Kathleen and David for all the fun, expert care and professionalism. What a talented team!

  4. Mardi O

    17 August, 2022 at 9:31 AM
    5

    A wonderful way to explore the Tasman Peninsula and the beautiful scenery it offers for those of us that love to walk but are keen for a warm shower, comfy bed, lovely meal & a glass of wine at the end of each day of hiking.

  5. Lisa J

    17 August, 2022 at 9:35 AM
    5

    After years of planning hikes and carrying my own sleeping gear and food it was total luxury to go on a guided hike staying in well appointed accommodation with all food provided, knowledgeable guides, hiking in a world class natural environment. A true holiday for a working Mum with young children.

  6. Kym D

    3 August, 2022 at 2:00 PM
    5

    Bec and Georgie did a fantastic job in our guided walk, sharing points of interest and keeping all the group in high spirits with lots of laughs.

  7. Alison C

    3 August, 2022 at 2:43 PM
    5

    Absolutely loved the 3 capes walk. The divine scenery and diverse vegetarian on each of the walks was stunning. Our guides Rose and Merrill were fantastic – very knowledgeable and they worked hard to make sure each and every one of us was looked after and had a good time

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