Trek the Cradle Mountain Overland Track

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 6 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-99 yrs
  • max group size 10
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-33813
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Launceston, Australia
  • Ends Launceston, Australia
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • With everything taken care of, you’re free to make the most of the incredible scenery and views as you make your way along one of Australia’s most iconic hiking trails.
  • Leave all the organisation to us – from tickets and permits to camping gear - comfortable all-season tents and cooking equipment are all provided
  • Make the most of the local knowledge of two expert mountain guides along the way, and you’ll never take a wrong turn.
  • Enjoy the flexibility to tackle the trek as you like – the main track for a more leisurely hike, or add on a side trip like summitting Cradle Mountain or Mt Ossa for an extra challenge.
Starting and ending in Launceston, the trip "Trek The Cradle Mountain Overland Track" is a guided trekking and hiking trip that takes 6 days. You will travel through Narcissus River, Kia Ora Hut, Ronny Creek and 6 other destinations in Australia. "Trek The Cradle Mountain Overland Track" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Take on the challenge of Australia’s most famous trek – the Cradle Mountain Overland track – and take in some of Tasmania’s most stunning scenery. With two expert mountain guides at your side, you’ll make your way through temperate rainforest and groves of eucalypts, across alpine moors and through valleys, skirt the edges of bright blue lakes and take in views of waterfalls and towering peaks in the distance. Camp on the edges of historic huts under star-filled skies, wake up to dramatic landscapes and take the chance to tackle side trips like summitting the island’s highest peak Mt Ossa. This active adventure with Intrepid is one of the best ways to take in an iconic trek and landscape.
  • Day 1: Launceston / Cradle Mountain National Park / Overland Track
  • Day 2: Overland Track
  • Day 3: Overland Track
  • Day 4: Overland Track
  • Day 5: Overland Track
  • Day 6: Overland Track / Lake St Clair / Launceston
  • Bush camping (with limited facilities) (5 Nights)
  • 5 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 5 Dinners
  • Walking , Private vehicle , Ferry
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Overland Track - Ronny Creek to Waterfall Valley Trek
  • Cradle Mountain National Park - Marion's Lookout
  • Overland Track - Waterfall Valley to Lake Windermere Trek
  • Overland Track - Lake Windermere to New Pelion Hut Trek
  • Cradle Mountain National Park - Forth Gorge Lookout
  • Overland Track - Pelion Plains to Kia Ora Creek Trek
  • Overland Track - Kia Ora Creek to Windy Ridge Trek
  • Overland Track - Windy Ridge to Lake St Clair Trek
  • Cradle Mountain National Park - Lake St Clair Ferry Ride
  • Any international flights to/from Launceston are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Trek the Cradle Mountain Overland Track tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Trek the Cradle Mountain Overland Track tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 10 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 10 June 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 57 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Trek the Cradle Mountain Overland Track tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Trek the Cradle Mountain Overland Track tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you
  • This trip is is a wilderness hike, best suited to experienced hikers who are comfortable with the prospect of multiple consecutive days of hiking in all conditions as it involves plenty of walking over varied terrain. Good footwear, clothing for all types of Tasmanian weather, plus perhaps walking poles are recommended. Details on physical activities and a packing list can be found in the trip notes. The total distance covered on this trip is approximately 65km.
  • You will need to carry your own gear on this trek. Expect the weight of your pack to be up to around 15 kg. This includes a portion of the food for the trip, and a share of a tent which will be around 1.4 kg.
  • This is a camping trip and you will be required to set up camp each night. Facilities are very basic (bush camping toilets, no showers)
  • Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is no longer mandatory on departures after 1st January 2023. Nonetheless, all travellers are strongly advised to be vaccinated as a safety measure to protect themselves and others on the tour. This policy excludes all Polar trips and select adventure cruises, where testing and vaccination are required.
  • Also, proof of vaccination may still be required at specific entry points or by the airlines. Therefore, please make sure to check all the travel requirements carefully before travelling.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Hygiene and safety guidelines will be followed to ensure your well being is looked after during travels.
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