The Freycinet Experience Walk is the original four-day journey along the stunning Freycinet Peninsula on Tasmania’s East Coast. Set against the dramatic granite backdrop of the pink-hued Hazard Mountains, guests walk through rich coastal forests and discover the purest of white beaches including the world-renowned Wineglass Bay.
Led by engaging knowledgeable guides, guests are taken by boat into remote and rarely explored corners of the Freycinet National Park. Here they discover diverse marine and wildlife, nesting lagoons, wildflowers and other unique flora.
A variety of abilities are catered for and the walk covers between 24 and 37 kilometers. Guests can choose between challenging mountain climbs or more leisurely coastal routes before regrouping at the end of the day. Guests also travel light needing only to carry a small daypack for their lunch and camera.
Welcomed each evening to the award winning Friendly Beaches Lodge; guests enjoy stunning architecture, friendly genuine service and private rooms with comfortable beds. Exclusively for the use of the walking group (max ten guests), Conversation flows and friendships form quickly in this intimate atmosphere.
Charming lodge hosts create sophisticated and nourishing meals with the very best Tasmanian produce, complimented by the finest of local wines.
From $2400 to $2550
Travel from Hobart to Coles Bay, taking in sweeping views on the Freycinet Peninsula. On arrival at Coles Bay, board the Naturaliste for a spectacular sea cruise down the peninsula to Schouten Island (weather permitting). After a picnic lunch, walk up Bear Hill for magnificent views, or fish for dinner in Schouten Passage. The boat returns to Coles Bay and you are transported to Friendly Beaches Lodge for the night.
Day two is a peaceful walk through forests and beaches to the renowned Wineglass Bay, or you can choose to tackle the more challenging walk to the top of Mount Graham, descending via the spectacular Quartzite Ridge to Wineglass Bay.
Explore Bluestone Bay on day three then journey through pristine bushland via secluded cliff-tops to the Southern Friendly headland. Follow the white sands of Friendly Beaches home to the Lodge.
After breakfast on day four there are walking options around the Lodge’s 130 acre property, or you may wish to relax on the deck with a book from the extensive library. After lunch at the lodge, a stroll along Friendly Beaches brings you to Isaac’s Point. Here, you are met by our vehicle for the journey back to Hobart.
Each group (maximum of ten per group) will experience the unparalleled sophistication of Mona, the pristine sanctuary of the Friendly Beaches Lodge and a rare look at the legendary Tasmanian property Windgrove, where sculpture and landscape become one. This journey stretches from Hobart to the Freycinet Peninsula and back down to the southern tip of the Tasman Peninsula. You will be joining an exclusive private tour of Mona as the museum is closed to the public on Tuesdays.
Art of Nature is an all inclusive guided experience covering one night accommodation at Mona Pavilions and one night accommodation at Friendly Beaches Lodge. Transport ex Hobart and return. All meals and wine including Mona wine tasting and exclusive Mona tour.