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Overland Track Packing List: Everything You Need to Bring

Packing for the Overland Track can be a little bit confusing. I did lots of gear research before I walked the Overland Track. I managed to put together a backpack full of gear that wasn’t too heavy or bulky, but still kept me warm and dry in Tasmania’s fickle (and chilly) weather. Here’s my complete Overland …

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6-Day Overland Track Itinerary (Plus More Itinerary Options)

Due to the way the huts and campgrounds are spaced, most people take 6 or 7 days to complete the Overland Track, including side trips. When I was planning my trip I worked out tons of Overland Track itinerary options. But then I sprained my ankle a few weeks before my trip, so I defaulted …

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Overland Track Section-by-Section Overview

The Overland Track is a 65-80km multi-day trek over Tasmania’s high mountain plateau. Along the way you’ll pass through many different ecosystems, climb up a few mountain passes, get some amazing views and stay in rustic huts and campgrounds. I hiked the trail in February 2019 and had an amazing time. I’ve put together a …

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Hiking the Overland Track in Tasmania

When I was planning my trip to Tasmania, I knew I wanted to experience some of the beautiful wilderness that the state is known for. The obvious choice was the Overland Track. It’s a 65+km multi-day traverse through the high mountains of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park in the centre of the island. I …

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The Best Things to Do on Bruny Island, Tasmania

There’s something special about islands. Therefore, an island off another island should be doubly special, right? I definitely think that’s the case when it comes to Bruny Island. Australia’s island state of Tasmania is known for its incredible food, drink, wilderness, and scenery. And Bruny Island on Tasmania’s southeast coast has all of those things. …

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20+ Things to Do on the Tasman Peninsula Near Port Arthur

If you’re planning a trip to Tasmania, chances are the historic convict site at Port Arthur is on your list. But did you know that there are soooo many other things to do on the Tasman Peninsula? The area is home to some of Tasmania’s best walking tracks, interesting sea caves, great food, unique wildlife, …

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