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Frenchman's Cap, Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Tas, Au
A brilliant but sometimes brutal 46km hike through some characteristic Tasmanian wilderness. Well-defined, well-maintained tracks, as well as scrambling and cairns at the summit. Breathtaking views, a variety of ecosystems, and comfortable trail huts. Well worth the walk for the well prepared. Frenchman's Cap is an iconic climb. Weather windows are often rare in this remote region on Tasmania however the scenery and climb from the undulating plains to the summit is simply spectacular.
Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Tas, Au
The Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park lies between the Central Highlands and West Coast Range of Tasmania in the heart of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. This region is remote and bisected by only one road through the area. Famous for the Frenchmans Cap National Park and walk there is so much more to see here. While this park is bordered by the Southwest National Park to the east, views above the much debated dams which changed the course of conservation and environmental awareness in Australian history. The views from the Wilmont and Franklin Ranges are some of the most outstanding in Tasmania. With solid fitness and expedition preparation hiking is this region is both exhilarating and humbling.
Southwest National Park, Tasmania, Au
Isolated, iconic and pristine wilderness experiences. Expedition hikes designed to challenge. Day hikes designed to amaze. Explore the rugged Southwest by foot and tick off Tasmania's largest National Park. Gateway to the stunning Lake Pedder, this region is by far defined as the pinnacle of hiking experiences for bushwalkers in Australia and beyond, bordered by stunning glacial peaks. As Sir Edmund Hilary described it as one of the finest walking areas he'd ever seen where, 'the terrain sometimes makes for hard work, but it's not particularly dangerous'. Escape and Explore offers many options for this region including base camping on the shores of Lake Pedder, accommodated luxury stays in the region for day hiking and supported expeditions. Combine this region with our Mt Field National Park and Mt Anne experiences. Go the extra mile with a traverse of the East and West Arthur Ranges or marvel at a day hike up The Needles for an amazing lunch spot.
Tasman Peninsula, Tas, Au
Unique sunset and sunrise experiences on the dolomite cliffs of Tasmania. While the famous Three Capes Walk is the beaten track for day walkers, overnight stays far from the crowds are our specialty at Escape-And-Explore.
Maria Island/Freycinet Peninsula, Tas, Au
Tasmania's offshore, historic retreat and the jewels of the East Coast. Explore the settlement of Darlington, summit towards Bishop and Clerk or trek further to the south of the island. Tasmania Devils are abundant on Maria Island and add to the unique nature of this region. Camping with a twist for avid photographers. Freycinet is best known for the iconic Wineglass Bay, Hazards and pristine beaches.
Cradle Mountain-Lake St Claire National Park, Tas, Au
Exploring the many often forgotten faces of Cradle Mountain and the Cradle Plateau (Winter and Summer Seasons). Cradle Mountain is a must see on any Tasmanian Trip. While the Overland Track sees hundred of trekkers annually, we find that many people overlook the lesser known trails around the unique park. We aim to offer experiences to put this landscape in true perspective. Many options are available for stays in this region and for recommendations or scheduling on more remote experiences around Cradle Mountain contact Escape-And-Explore.
Mt Anne & Mt Eliza, Tasmania, Au
Mountains as far as the eye can see and getting amongst the clouds on the Southwest's highest peak, Mt Anne. The Mt Anne circuit is a challenging 3-4 day expedition hike for those wanting to push themselves beyond their comfort zone. We also offer day hikes and summit experiences on Mt Eliza. With commanding views of the Southwest National Park it's an experience for those with an adventurous heart. Contact us to combine our Mt Anne experiences with extra's in the Southwest National Park and Mt Field National Park.
Off Track Hiking, Blue Mts, NSW, Au
Renowned for grand views, the Blue Mountains in NSW also offers secluded and beautifully tranquil spaces only found off track hiking. Day hikes available in a range of graded trails. We offer unique opportunities in this region for gaining experience in navigation to allow our clients expansion of their knowledge, confidence and skills in self and supported treks.
Mt Field National Park, Tasmania, Au
Amongst the fern, tarns & boulder fields on Mt Field West offering exceptional views across Tasmania's World Heritage Listed regions. It is Tasmania's oldest national park and the gateway to the Southwest region. Many option available for hiking of all ages and fitness levels. Comfortable camping or accomodation options are available. Stay and play at Mt Field or combine it with an experience further out towards Mt Anne and the Southwest.
Canyons of the Blue Mts, NSW, Au
Abseil, Swim or Hike In - below the surfaces of where you walk is you'll find these unique natural marvels. Providing guiding in the accessible canyons a short commute west of Sydney or ask about our more remote canyon/hiking packages offering exploration of the World Heritage Listed Wollemi and Gardens of Stone National Parks. Day commute from Sydney or camp with us. No previous canyoning experience needed. Stay dry or get wet - chose your own adventure.
Mt Arapiles, Victoria, Au
Rising 140m above the Wimmera Plains of western Victoria and close to the small township of Natimuk, this impressive formation is held in high regard amongst the world's climbing community as one of the best sites in the world. Explore the stunning Grampians National Park along the way. Base camping available at Mt Arapiles and expedition hiking available in the Grampians.
Alpine National Park, Victoria, Au
Iconic seasonal hiking of all grades in the grand stage of the Victorian section of the Australian Alps. Experience a night under the sky on Victoria's second highest peak, Mt Feathertop. Victoria's high country is a haven in all seasons. Contact us for stay and play packages, guided day walks and overnight experiences on the summits (seasonal and weather dependant).
Lamington National Park (Binna Burra Section), Queensland, Au
The lush and ancient rainforests of the Lamington National Park in South East Queensland. This park is divided into two sections. Binna Burra is home to the world renowned Mountain Lodge offering spa treatment accomodation packages or camping options. Home of the iconic Antarctic Beech trees in the last remaining pockets of the Gondwana rainforests - some dated to up to 12 000 years old. Tracked walks for all ages and fitness levels.
Lamington National Park (Green Mountains Section), Queensland, Au
The Green Mountains Section of Lamington National Park sits to the west of the Binna Burra Section and provides access to the famous O'Reily's Guest House. This park is rich in history in both the aviation and pioneering sector. Famed for it's place in the Stinson plane crash in 1937 - this region has so much to offer. Camping is available through Queensland National Parks or stay at the O'Reily's. For and overnight adventure the Border Track offers a link between the Binna Burra and Green Mountains sections.
Moogerah Peaks National Park, Queensland, Au
This small park is situated in the heart of South East Queensland's Scenic Rim. Further west than the subtropical coastal plateaus, this landscape is geologically the remnants of a volcanic era. A playground for recreational boating, sailing and school organisations, it also provides exceptional hiking for those looking to further their skills along the trails, physically and mental before tackling the grand stage of Mount Barney National Park. We offer base camping and cabin based accomodation in a range of locations, exceptional star gazing and adventure activities in this region for not only individuals but weekend retreats for personal development and corporate challenges. Contact us for more information regarding coaching and corporate weekends.