The Overland Track, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

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The Overland Track takes you through an ever-changing glacier-carved landscape of sheer mountains, beech and eucalypts forests, alpine plains, wild rivers, lakes, and waterfalls. Listed as one of Australia's most popular walks--world famous for its pristine beauty--the track varies in difficulty and can be quite of a challenge due to rapid weather changes. Many huts along the way provide shelter and offer overnight stay. Stretching from Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair, this 65 km (40 mi) track can take six days to complete. Do your homework, pack necessary equipment, and consider hiring a guide if you don't feel confident enough to do this undertaking on your own. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the The Overland Track and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • this popular 65 km hiking track takes 6 days 5 nights for signature trip for most hikers. its track winds ftom North to South , ends at Lake St.Claire jetty, which boarding the jetty passing the lake ...  more »
  • What a great way to spend a birthday with friends. Not only picturesque, fun, and informative but a challenge as well. The huts are comfortable and warm and the guides knowledgeable and caring. I’m so...  more »
  • We spent an amazing 8 days walking on the Overland Track, taking our time, doing a side trip to Pine Valley. National Parks have put in place great infrastructure without spoiling your experience of t...  more »
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