Overland Track Adventures

January 21, 2012 · Posted in Australia & Pacific 

An adventurer who has at least once had experienced the glorious hike of the Overland Track will never forget the stunning enterprise. One of the most esteemed walking trails in the world is the Overland Track in Tasmania, Australia. The hiker can truly enjoy the wilderness because it takes 6 days to complete the track. Trekkers can feast their eyes on Spectacular flora, stunning wildlife and gorgeous waterfalls throughout the adventure.

The adventurer, on his way will be led to the Lake St. Clair which is the deepest lake in Australia. The most gorgeous and popular among Australia’s many bushwalks is the overland track. The Cradle Mountain in St Clair national Park includes the overland track which offers spectacular views of nature along its trail. There is a stretch of 82 kilometres of stunning track in this trail and it is reputed to be one among the best walking trails.

Each year sees an amazing number of more than 8000 enthusiasts trying their hand in successfully completing the track. The reason why the overland track remains as a favourite track in Australia is obvious. One of the most highly regarded walks in Australia is The Overland Track of Tasmania. When people are walking in this beautiful place especially those who love to hike, would absolutely like the scenery and the tracks.

It will take you 5-6 days to finish the walk. Even if it’s not winter, the weather in this place is really cold, so if you like to take a hike, ready yourself to face it. To avoid any troubles like getting lost, it’s better to have a registration first with the parks’s staff. This is a good safety measure and is a wise step to take especially if you are hiking alone.

No shops are available here and so you have to come prepared with the food you will need. There are vacant huts in the way that you can use if you want to rest, so there’s nothing to worry about. A tent, some sleeping bags, flashlights and other crucial hiking gears are to be brought without fail. Rain will probably hinder to some extent, the beautiful sight of their unaltered rainforest and hence summer is the best time to walk along the Overland Track.

Lonelyplanet.com or cradlehuts.com.au are two websites in which you can get an accommodation. A six day walk through the elegant wilderness of Tasmania with a spectacular show of mountains, waterfalls and ecosystems is offered by the Overland Track. Those who are lucky to behold and be a part of the adventure will be left with an undeniable effect. An ardent lover of nature is bound to experience a terrific impact by the adventure. Though I have never set my eyes on such an exhilarating experience, I will definitely take part in the adventure at the first call of an opportunity.

The Author is a travel guide for the rich and famous, who is well versed in walking tours around the world and especially knows Cradle Mountain Accommodation like the back of his hands.

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