Auswalk Walking Holidays takes you to the High Plains which are located in North East Victoria and contain Victoria's highest mountains.
From the 1860's gold was discovered in the area. Even before then, graziers brought their cattle into the mountains to feed on the green summer pastures. You will see rough yards for holding mustered cattle, simple huts built by the cattlemen.
The Australian Alps National Park is covered in snow from late May to November, when winter snows melts it flows as fresh water into Australia's rivers. Highlights include the classic Razorback Ridge to Mount Feathertop, the second highest peak in Victoria.
Auswalk's Great Alpine Walk is a true alpine experience. Highlights include the classic Razorback Ridge to Mount Feathertop, the second highest peak in Victoria. The undulating ridge offers panoramic views all the way. From here the route continues down to the picturesque village of Harrietville.
Another "big tick" will be the walk from Hotham to Falls Creek via the Cobungra Valley, Derrick Hut and Dibbins Hut. The historic huts circuit walk will delight history buffs and remote Mount Tabletop is a favourite place to sit and ponder the beauty of the region.
Price & booking
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Self guided Inn to Inn
Seven day self guided walking holiday. Includes six nights accommodation, most meals, vehicle transfers required for itinerary, comprehensive walk notes, maps. Price is per person twin share. See website for more information.
Cancellation and booking policy
Cancellation charges are as follows, if more than 60 days before departure, $300 per person. If 59 to14 days before departure, 40 per cent of trip price. Four to13 days before departure, 80 per cent. Four to two days before departure, 90 per cent. Less than one day before departure, 100. You may change your holiday starting date or transfer to another trip if you advise them more than 30 days prior and pay a $150 administration fee. If they cancel a guided trip due to insufficient numbers, they will advise you at least 30 days prior and you will receive a full refund.
Days of operation
Any day from 1 December 2014 to 20 April 2015
Departure details: 01/12/14 - 20/04/15
Tour starting location
- Animal Viewing
Come and experience the real Australia on foot with Auswalk Walking Holidays. Do not watch it pass you by from the windows of a vehicle, get out there and be a part of it!
Auswalk Walking Holidays offer guided groups of like-minded people day hikes in fabulous national parks. There are two guides looking after each group, so you will have a choice of easier or harder walks each day. At night stay in comfortable accommodations and enjoy good food and wine.
They also have self-guided walks through superb National Parks from one accommodation to the next. Walk with your own group of two or more people and start any day of the year. They can support you along the way with luggage transfers, marked maps and detailed walk notes.
Auswalk Walking Holidays can customise a trip for you, your club, group of friends or family.
Victorian destinations include the Grampians as it is the best place they know of to see native animals in the wild. There's a rich indigenous history as well as challenging hiking to magnificent rocky peaks.
Another great destination is Great Alpine Walk, traverse Victoria's high country, staying overnight in secluded alpine villages.
Great Ocean Walk is a long time favourite, this iconic track hugs the southern ocean in parts and ventures inland into the mighty forests of the Otway Ranges. You will see kangaroos while on the track.
Great South West Walk is a perfect choice for those who enjoy walking long distances on easy terrain. Highlights include the Glenelg River Gorge and the Three Capes section.
Other destinations around the country include the Flinders Ranges, Snowy Mountains and many other beautiful national parks around Australia.
Please enquire with Auswalk Walking Holidays for more information.
- Victorian Tourism Awards
Other tours by this operator
- Great Ocean Walk Partner
- Tourism Alliance Victoria
Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land