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Get amongst Victoria’s highest peaks in the Vic Alps

Incredible walking in the Bogong High Plains awaits on this magnificent 4-day tour. The Bogong High Plains offers a very special mountain experience. This large, undulating plains area sits up at an altitude amongst the highest peaks in Victoria – Mt Bogong, Mt Feathertop, Mt Nelse, Mt Hotham...

Walk the Grampians Peaks this Spring

We’ve got a special deal on our 4-day Grampians tour this Spring – bring a friend and they can take 25% off the tour price*. Details below.  Spring is surely the best time of year to visit the Grampians. The array of wildflowers spray delicate colour across the rugged, rock-strewn...

Take The Challenge – Walk The Entire Great Ocean Walk This October

Take the Challenge – walk the entire length of the Great Ocean Walk this OctoberThe Great Ocean Walk is a 105-kilometre trail running along Victoria’s southern coast. This magnificent track winds its way along beaches, across clifftops and through coastal forests from Apollo Bay to...

Experience Kangaroo Island in Spring (and save $200)

After the cold winds of Winter have blown away and the pale Spring sun begins to warm the ground, things start to happen on Kangaroo Island. Birds forage in the undergrowth. Goannas emerge from their winter burrows. Wildflowers bloom in a carpet of vibrant colour.    When spring...

Explore the unique landscape of the Flinders Ranges

From Alligator Gorge to Blinman Pools, discover that landscapes that inspired Hans Heysen  Australian artist Hans Heysen travelled to the Flinders Ranges when he was 49 years old and was captivated by the landscape. Over the next twenty years he made 10 more trips to the Flinders Ranges...

The Tarkine and Tasmanian walking track development

The Tarkine is an important and beautiful Tasmanian wilderness. And it may soon be launched to fame if a new walking trail in the region is approved. What is the Tarkine? The Tarkine is a 477,000 hectare area of wilderness in Tasmania’s north-west that includes the largest cool temperate...

Boots or shoes? What is the best footwear for hiking?

Hiking footwear is an important consideration for every walker – the comfort of your feet will play a big part in your enjoyment of a walk. Blisters, hot spots, damp socks, sore soles and twisted ankles are all problems that involve your footwear. Aiming to answer the eternal hiking question...

Spectacular Bay of Fires – special price on 4th May tour

Do you love walking amongst spectacular scenery? Can you get a couple of days off in May? Then have we got a special deal for you. Our 4-day Bay of Fires & Mt William National Park tour departing 4thMay 2019 still has seven places available. We’re offering a staggering $300 per person...
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Great walks in the north – Australia’s Top End

Some regions are compact and easy to explore on foot. But for a destination as vast and wild as Australia’s Top End, there are often hundreds of kilometres to travel before you can even begin exploring the many different landscapes and eco-systems.  So let’s break it do...
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Book now and save on Classic Australian Wilderness Walks

The vast Australian landscape is so diverse it cannot be easily defined. From dramatic rocky gorges to pristine rainforest, from white-sand beaches to rugged bushland, Park Trek Walking Holidays offers small group walking adventures to destinations right across this beautiful country. Which...

The top walking destinations in Australia for 2019

If you’re thinking about a walking holiday in Australia this year, take a look at our line up of the best destinations for 2019. Some of these walks are classics and some are new on the scene, but all are rising in popularity right now – and with good reason. Spectacular landscapes and...

5 places left – Three Capes 28 April departure

Due to a cancellation we have 5 places left on the Three Capes & Tasman Peninsula tour departing Hobart on Sunday 28 April to Wed 1 May departure, so get in quick before it sells out! This is one of the most popular Tasmanian hikes on offer and the last availability for...

Hike the Tarkine this autumn

The Tarkine in Tasmania’s central west wilderness region is on the bucket list of many hikers. It offers a range of landscapes and experiences and it is a truly amazing destination to visit. Think towering tree ferns, magnificent old growth forests and beautiful waterfalls – the...
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Hiking with camels in the northern Flinders Ranges

Imagine walking through the spectacular and remote northern Flinders Ranges following a camel train and settling in to watch a million stars in night sky. This unique tour, which has been developed in partnership with Flinders and Beyond Camel Treks, includes 7 days of walking. Carry just a...

Tarkine & Cradle Mountain

This tour includes combines the magnificent Tarkine Wilderness and the world-renowned Cradle Mountain. Spend three days exploring the rainforest and coastal region of the Tarkine with the cruise on the MV Arcadia, a hike up Mount Donaldson and a visit to beautiful Philosophers Falls. We spend...
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Tassie’s South West Wilderness

Tasmania’s South West Wilderness is coming into its own with the region appearing on ‘must do’ lists of avid hikers and recreational walkers alike. This remote area of the state’s south-west offers magnificent scenery of rugged peaks, wild rivers and unique flora and fauna. Explore Mount Field...

NEW 5 day Pack horse hike – Vic Alps

This tour is the ‘little brother’ of our 9-day packhorse hike, but similarly spectacular. Enjoy five days in the High Country, including three days of hiking in the Victorian Alps exploring remote and untouched areas walking with just a light day pack. This is the only tour of its kind where...

20% off Kakadu & Top End tours

For a limited time we are offering 20% off 2019 departures of the amazing Kakadu, Arnhem Land, Nitmiluk and Litchfield tour. This special deal offers great savings for guests to experience the wonder of walking in the Top End. Trip dates include: Sunday 23 to Sunday 30 June 2019 Wednesday ...
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NEW Victorian Alps pack horse hike

Embark on a once in a lifetime journey through the magnificent Victorian Alps, walking with a day pack only accompanied by pack horses. Hike to Mount Feathertop, Mount Fainter, Mount Nelse and Mount Bogong to visit the stunning and unique high country cattleman huts. This is the only pack horse...

Walk Kangaroo Island this spring

Walk Kangaroo Island this spring Kangaroo Island is a stunning spring-time walking destination with a myriad of wildflowers that carpet the landscape, seals, birds, kangaroos and a plethora of other local wildlife that you’ll see on the trail. We have availability for spring departures on...

2 places left on June 5 Kimberley tour

Due to a cancellation, we now have 2 places available on our June 5 Kimberley tour. If visiting the Kimberley is on your bucket list, then get in quick to snap up the last available spots on our 2018 Kimberley departures. They won’t last long! Our 11 day Kimberley tour, departing and...
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WIN a Daylesford Goldfields Track 4-Day Walking Tour with Park Trek

Win a 4-Day Park Trek walking tour of the Daylesford Goldfields Track in Victoria for you and a friend and including flights from any Australian capital city (excluding Melbourne). Trip dates are Monday 26th to Thursday 29th March 2018. Enter now!
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Is this the right walking tour for me?

If you're wondering if our walking tours for you, in this post, we talk about the sort of guided walks we offer, what the walks are like, the sort of food and accommodation you'll experience on one of our walks.

Training for a multi-day walking tour

Our experience is that the fitter you are, the more enjoyable and safer your walking tour will be. Plus, training for a walk is half the fun. Here are some ideas to help you get ready for your guided walking holiday with Park Trek.

Iceland – it’s what dreams are made of

We have partnered with the awesome team at Wandering the World to bring you a walking tour in an absolute bucket list destination – Iceland! This 13-day trip, which is available in 2018 and 2019, provides a once in a lifetime opportunity to explore this amazing country. It's what dreams are...
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Recommended gear for multi-day hikes

Bringing the right gear on one of our multi-day hikes means you’ll have a comfortable, safe and fun experience. What you’ll need to bring will depend on the weather, the time of year and the terrain, but there are some essential items we recommend.

Fiji – Trekking, yoga and culture

We have partnered with our friends at Adventurous Women to offer a genuine cultural experience and a real insight into rural Fiji. This journey takes you away from the tourist resorts, walking in a landscape of dramatic peaks, pristine forests, sparkling rivers, remote villages, exploring...

Explore NZ’s Southern Alps in May

We have partnered with Adventurous Women to bring you a walking tour that is an enticing blend of adventure, culture and hiking, an ideal way to experience New Zealand’s rugged Southern Alps. Think magnificent snowcapped peaks, tumbling glaciers, turquoise lakes and golden hills on this 10-day...
Happy walkers posing for a photo on the Bibbulmun Track, Western Australia

Women’s walk in WA – join us!

The new year has begun and it’s time to start planning your next holiday! Join a bunch of fabulous women on our Bibbulmun and Beyond walk in stunning south west WA. The south-western corner of our largest state is home to some of Australia’s most magnificent forests, pristine beaches and...

Spend 8 magical days in Tasmania – Early bird special offer!

Explore Tasmania’s East Coast over 8 fantastic days. Enjoy the incredible fiery red rock beaches of the Bay of Fires and Mt William National Park, the dramatic granite peaks and crystal clear waters of Freycinet and Wineglass Bay, spectacular scenery on Maria Island and the towering...

Eco tours launched with Conservation Volunteers Australia

Park Trek is proud to announce a new partnership with Conservation Volunteers Australia, offering a new range of eco inspired walking tours that support conservation efforts across the country. With over 30% of Australia’s mammals and around 14% of birds threatened or extinct in the wild, these...
Arnhem Land and Kakadu five-day walking tour - scenic view

Kakadu, Arnhem Land & Litchfield tour sale now on!

A walking tour with Park Trek to the Top End is one of the truly unique travelling experiences this country has to offer. Book with Park Trek from October 6 to December 15, 2017* to receive 20% off 2018 departures. This special early bird deal offers great savings for guests to experience the...

Visit the Tarkine with Great Walks Magazine Editor

We’re looking forward to hosting Great Walks magazine editor Brent McKean on our Tarkine trip departing November 19. There’s still 4 places left on this tour if you’d like to get on board! You can find the pre-tour promo from the Great Walks website here Get in touch if you...

NEW – 8 fabulous days on Tassie’s East Coast

Our southern island neighbour has so much to offer active travellers. It is a walking mecca with miles of white sand beaches, spectacular views and a myriad of wildlife, like the adorable pademelon (something like a cross between a wallaby and a possum). If you’d like to scratch the...

$250 off Freycinet & Wineglass Bay, Oct & Nov departures – special offer

For a limited time only, we are offering $250 off new* bookings on the October 12 and November 5, 2017 departures of our four-day Freycinet & Wineglass Bay walking tour. This walk incorporates some of Tasmania’s most stunning scenery. For just $1,800 you can enjoy spectacular beaches,...

$250 off Kangaroo Island, 13-17 October 2017 – special offer

For a limited time only, we are offering $250 off new* bookings on the October 13, 2017 departure of our five-day Kangaroo Island walking tour. This walk includes an abundance of wildlife, sculpted rock landscapes and dramatic coastlines. Stay at historic lighthouse accommodation in Flinders...

NEW Larapinta video

Thanks to our amazing videographer Grenville Turner, we are pleased to launch our NEW Larapinta video. This shows really how spectacular this walk is! Enjoy.
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NEW Women’s Walking Tours

We have launched a series of Women’s Only Walking tours across the country on some of our most popular walks. Some trips are run in conjunction with our partner at Adventurous Women, who bring ladies from far and wide to join these tours. We are constantly updating the program, so if you can’t...

NEW Kangaroo Island video

We are so excited about our new Kangaroo Island video taken on one of our recent trips. It shows first hand just how magnificent, wild and rich in wildlife this spectacular destination really is!

NEW Tarkine video

We hope you love our new short video. Our Tarkine Wilderness Walking tour offers guests the most amazing trip into one of Tasmania’s hidden treasures.  

Special offer – new 5 day Kakadu & Litchfield tour

3 March, 2016 Park Trek Walking Holidays is offering a special introductory offer for its new 5-day Kakadu and Litchfield walking tour for departures in June and July 2016. Book with Park Trek before April 18, 2016 to receive a massive saving of $751 per person off this amazing five-day walking...

NEW! 5-day Kakadu & Litchfield tour

8 March, 2016 Park Trek Walking Holidays has launched a new 5-day Kakadu and Litchfield walking tour for departures in June and July 2016. All tours have a maximum of 13 guests, include all meals and snacks, transport to and from Darwin, 3.5 star accommodation along with experienced and mature...

NEW Park Trek Larapinta and West Macs tour

    Date: 3 March, 2016 Park Trek Walking Holidays has launched a new central Australia trip with departures in May, June and August 2016. Stay in four-star comfort at the luxurious Lasseters Hotel Alice Springs each night and walk each day on parts of the Larapinta Trail, explore the...

Tarkine Wilderness 20% off special offer

Park Trek’s Tarkine wilderness walk sale now on! Pristine, enchanting, lush and untouched – Tasmania’s Tarkine Wilderness is simply stunning. Book with Park Trek before February 29, 2016 to receive 20% off this amazing five-day walking tour departing and returning to Launceston. The Tarkine is...
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Bogong Equipment partnership

Park Trek has teamed up with its favourite outdoor adventure retailer Bogong Equipment. All guests who book on a Park Trek Walking Holiday will receive 15% off everything in store including clothing, equipment and more! The voucher can be used online or in person at their Melbourne store. So...
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Lights, camera, action for Park Trek’s Great Ocean Walk

Park Trek’s magnificent four-day Great Ocean Walk will be in the spotlight this weekend when it appears on the new season of Tour the World TV. The segment will be screened on Saturday, 23 May at midday and can also be seen online here. Follow host Adam Ford as he shows viewers one ...

New Cradle Mountain tour launched

  Cradle Mountain has long been recognised as one of Australia’s most iconic walking destinations and Park Trek Walking Holidays has just launched a new four-day guided tour to this spectacular destination. Local Tasmanian guide Greg Porter, who has a remarkable knowledge of the local flora and...

Scenic flight bonus offer for Park Trek Kakadu walking tour

  Park Trek Walking Holidays has launched new dates for its Kakadu and Beyond tour in June offering a free scenic flight over the World heritage-listed national park valued at $250 per person. The bonus offer is available for guests who book on this incredible journey into Kakadu, Nitmiluk...

New six-day Bibbulmun Track Tour

  If you are keen to explore the Bibbulmun Track in The south western corner of WA but don’t have time for the entire 1,000km journey, we’ve got just the answer. Our new six-day walk from Pemberton to Walpole includes a section of the Cape to Cape Track, a visit to Cape Naturaliste...

Lake Eyre rainfall ideal for May walking adventure

  Recent rains filling magnificent Lake Eyre and the waterholes surrounding Arkaroola and the Gammon Ranges mean bird and plant life in the region will be amazing come May when Park Trek hosts its annual tour to the region. Waterholes have been flushed and revitalised with the area receiving...