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Tasmania's most famous walk, the iconic multi-day Overland Track from Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair.
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Discover the best bushwalks in Tasmania from quick and easy through to expert multi-day walks like the Overland TrackThree Capes Track and Southcoast Track. Tasmania is renowned the world over for its bushwalking tracks, wilderness areas and pristine natural beauty. And even though Tasmania is a small island state of Australia, with a total population of around 500,00 people, some 20% percent of its land area is protected that in turn provides plenty of places to go bush walking in Tasmania for beginners, intermediate and experienced walkers.
People travel from the world over to experience bushwalking in Tasmania and discover some of the world's most beautiful natural scenery and world heritage listed national parks. Experienced walkers and backpackers prepared with lots of time and equipped to deal with potentially harsh conditions could walk Tasmania's wilderness for weeks and be lucky to see a sealed road or any sign of human life. Or, you could simply do a 1-hour walk from any number of easy accessible locations and also experience Tassie's natural beauty.
All regions of Tasmania have areas popular with bushwalkers including the South West National Park, where you can walk to Federation Peak, Mt Anne, the Western Arthur's, Southern Ranges, Denison River and South West Cape all of which have marked tracks that are suitable for intermediate to moderately experienced walkers. In most cases walks in these areas will range range from between 7 and 12 days in duration. It is recommended, however, that a lot of preparation is undertaken before attempted these more difficult walks, with particular emphasis on monitoring weather conditions as the weather can be very harsh and changeable.