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Listing FAQ's

Is there public transport to Cradle Mountain?

Yes, there are several options for getting public transport to Cradle Mountain to start the Overland Track.

When is the best time to go bushwalking in Tassie?

There are great bushwalks you can do at any time of the year, although it will be colder during late Autumn, Winter and Spring. Anyone going bushwalking in Tasmania should be prepared fora ll weather conditions as weather can change quickly anytime of the year.

Can anyone walk the Overland Track?

Yes, although bookings are required at all times of the year - you simply can't turn up and walk the Overland Track. Children aged under 8 can walk the Overland Track, however it isn't recommended.

Do you have to book to walk the Overland Track?

Yes, check our page for how to book the Overland Track.

How do walkers get to Melaleuca?

Par Avion flies from Hobart to Melaleuca.