Award-winning Auswalk has been providing a platform for people to walk through Australia’s most magnificent landscapes in comfort for nearly 30 years. They’re one of the oldest and most experienced operators on the Bibbulmun and Cape to Cape tracks. They also walk Kangaroo Island, Tasmania, Blue Mountains, Great Ocean walk, the Larapinta and the Flinders Ranges just to name a few of the other destinations they explore.
You’ll walk through National Parks from one excellent accommodation to the next. Pamper yourself with chef-prepared two-course a la carte meal in most instances. Wake well-rested to a cooked breakfast primed and ready for the day’s walking. They move your luggage ahead for you so you can walk pack-free. So if you want unique access to Australia’s natural beauty, on foot, hassle-free with the most trusted and dependable walking company in Australia, please get in touch.
From $2695 to $2755
Walk the 150 kilometres of the Bibbulmun Track from Walpole to Albany, a natural never-ending showcase of biodiversity seen nowhere else in the world. Towering forests of Karri, Tingle, Jarrah and Marri trees, mist-shrouded valleys, giant granite boulders, peaceful coastal heathland and idyllic coves are just some of the astonishing natural wonders to explore here. The walk avoids beach walking in favour of clifftop tracks and traverses many elevated vantage points, like Monkey Rock. All of the lookouts have stunning panoramic views.
This is a truly pristine wilderness, combining majestic coastal scenery and unique flora and fauna in an environment that has been protected by vast distances and minimal human impact over millennia. Stunning wildflowers year-round provide a vivid contrast to the azure ocean views and the whitest of sandy beaches, and the range of subtle and rugged textures of bush, trees and forests make this an unforgettable experience for all the senses. A real favourite for those who like to take the road less travelled.
From $2795 to $2855
Auswalk’s Cape to Cape trip is a self-guided inn-to-inn accommodated walking holiday. You progress along the track moving from one accommodation to the next. Auswalk moves your luggage for you while you are out walking. Form your own group of two or more people and choose your own starting date.
The Cape to Cape is one of Western Australia’s premier long distance walking trails. Situated in the Margaret River wine region, it joins Cape Leeuwin in the south with Cape Naturaliste in the north.
Each cape features an historic lighthouse, commissioned in 1896 and 1903 respectively, to guide shipping along the busy sea-lanes.
It’s a rewarding expeditionary hike and at 135 kilometres, it’s the longest coastal walk in Australia but unlike shipwrecked sailors, you’ll enjoy staying in attractive and mostly quite luxurious lodgings each night.
The track offers a great deal of variety. It follows beaches, leading to secluded coves you are likely to have to yourself.
There are wilderness sections that feature sand dunes and the odd bit of scrambling over rocky headlands. At times you’ll meander along gentle forestry tracks with huge karri trees towering overhead. All of this is interspersed with well-formed walking tracks.
The Bibbulmun Track is Western Australia’s longest walking trail at almost 1000 kilometres, going all the way from Perth to Albany on the south coast. They’ve selected the most scenic and varied coastal and karri forest sections between Walpole and Albany.
On this guided group trip, you’ll hike through magnificent towering karri and tingle forests, both unique eucalyptus that are found only in south-west Western Australia. At the Ancient Empire Walk you’ll walk amongst tingle trees that are large enough to park a car in!
Fortunately that’s no longer allowed though and Tree Tops Walk has been developed to protect these giants.
Onwards to the ocean and a coastline that’s liberally dotted with breathtaking beaches and idyllic coves. They’ve deliberately avoided lots of sandy beach walking though, focusing instead on cliff-top tracks with many elevated vantage points offering stunning panoramas. Conspicuous Cliffs, Peaceful Bay, Lowland Beach and Cosy Corner are real gems.
A little inland, climb to the summit of Monkey Rock for a bird’s-eye view over Denmark’s Wilson Inlet. What a peaceful place this is to enjoy a break.
On the last day the track meanders through the Albany Wind Farm whose massive turbines produce renewable energy.
From $2855 to $3155
Auswalk’s Cape to Cape trip is a group guided walking holiday staying in comfortable accommodation at night. You progress along the track moving from one accommodation to the next.
This holiday starts and finishes in Perth. The Cape to Cape is one of Western Australia’s premier long distance walking trails. Situated in the Margaret River wine region, it joins Cape Leeuwin in the south with Cape Naturaliste in the north. Each cape features an historic lighthouse, commissioned in 1896 and 1903 respectively, to guide shipping along the busy sea-lanes. Violent Antarctic storms have etched out a spectacular coastline of rocky bays, limestone platforms and craggy little islands.
It’s a challenging expeditionary hike and at 135 kilometres, it’s the longest coastal walk in Australia.
The track offers a great deal of variety. It follows beaches, leading to secluded coves you are likely to have to yourself. There are wilderness sections that feature sand dunes and the odd bit of scrambling over rocky headlands.
The track passes through picturesque coastal settlements, allowing you the luxury of an occasional coffee, ice cream or cold drink. Auswalk offer this trip during springtime so you’ll have the added bonus of masses of colourful wildflowers.
From $2055 to $2095
This is a selection of the best walks on Australia’s longest coastal walk the Cape to Cape Track. You will get to stay in fabulous accommodations like the Pullman at Bunker Bay, Caves House and Margarets Beach Resort. They walk out of accommodation most days, this way you spend way less time in a vehicle being transferred to and from the track. The restaurant’s 2-course dinners supplied are prepared by professional chefs.
They spend more of the time north of Margaret River with the added benefit of walking through hamlets and villages, coastal heathlands, peppermint tree woodlands and more majestic Karri forest. The highlight’s walk also avoids all the long days on the beach. Being located in Margaret River, an area renowned for its excellent lodging and dining experiences adds another dimension to the overall experience. Why not add a day to visit the wineries. The walk traverses a variety of landscape; karri forest, coastal escarpments, pristine Colgate white beaches and deserted coves.
From $1755 to $2095
Walk the Cape to Cape Track end-to-end from Cape Leeuwin to Cape Naturaliste with a light daypack and in comfort. Stay in Augusta and Margaret River for the whole trip in excellent apartments.
This extraordinary landscape offers great variety, spanning squeaky white sand beaches, secluded coves, towering forests and limestone caves. The surrounding offshore reefs, points and headlands are coveted by local surfers for their quality surf breaks.
Heading north on the Cape to Cape Track, the walk traverses clifftops, deserted beaches and villages. Coastal heathlands, peppermint tree woodlands and majestic Karri forests with tall open stands of eucalypt are also unique to this walk.
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From $1855 to $1895
The Bibbulmun Track from Walpole to Denmark showcases the incredible biodiversity of Western Australia and the uniqueness of this region. Daily close encounters with towering forests of Karri, Tingle, Jarrah and Marri trees, mist-shrouded valleys and giant granite boulders are common. There are stacks of secluded coves, pristine beaches and gorgeous coastal heathland to explore. They’ve designed the walk to take in the diversity of landscape that this region is renowned for. Please note that they have avoided walking on the beach sections. The track follows the cliff tops, via stunning forest and includes many elevated vantage points like Monkey Rock.
This is a truly pristine wilderness, combining stunning coastal scenery and endemic flora and fauna. This is an environment that has been protected by vast distances and minimal human impact over millennia so expect the unexpected. If you have time why not tack a day on at Denmark and sample some of the wines from what is deemed to be one of the best wine growing regions in Australia. It’s certainly one of the prettiest.
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