Outbound Collective logo

The Best Hiking in Tasmania

Looking for the best hiking in Tasmania? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Tasmania. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Tasmania

  • Mount Eliza Trailhead, Tasmania

    Summit Mount Eliza

    The hike to the summit of Mount Eliza is one of the most physically tough but rewarding day hikes in the region. From the summit, an amazing view over the wilderness that surrounds you is unlike any that can be found outside of Southwest National Park.The trail begins by leading you along flat ma...
    Read more
  • Mount Field, Tasmania

    Hike in the Tasmanian Wilderness at Russell Falls

    0.7 mi
    Within the Russell Falls area, there are a number of hikes of varying difficulty to choose from, all starting at the main car park of the pristine Mt Field National Park. Please note that there is a fee associated with entry, with a vehicle of up to 8 people costing $24. This is money well spent,...
    Read more
  • Freycinet, Tasmania

    Backpack Freycinet National Park Circuit

    18.1 mi / 2690.3 ft gain
    We saw a significant amount of wildlife on this walk, so keep your eyes peeled! Wildlife that we saw included wallabies, dolphins, manta rays, and lots of beautiful birds. Also seen here are wombats, fairy penguins, and possums (though we missed these).The four day circuit can be made harder if y...
    Read more
  • Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

    Hike Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

    11.2 mi / 5068.9 ft gain
    Cradle Mountain stands at 1545m high, making it the 5th tallest mountain in Tasmania. It is roughly a 2.5 hour drive west from Launceston and situated in the Central Highlands. The hike can be done on the well-known Overland Track (65km, 5-6 days), or as a day trip from Dove Lake. The day trip gi...
    Read more
  • Walls of Jerusalem, Tasmania

    Backpack the Walls of Jerusalem Circuit

    18 mi / 4265.1 ft gain
    This is a great hike if you're looking for some stunning views, but also has some sections of unmarked trail where you will need to have either GPS or the ability to navigate with your compass/map (preferably both!). The mountains are stunning, but as you are at a high altitude the weather can ch...
    Read more
  • Port Arthur, Tasmania

    Hike to the Three Capes

    29.8 mi / 1797.9 ft gain
    One of the newer but extremely popular hiking spots located on the southeastern coast of Tasmania is the Three Capes Walk. This 48-kilometer track opened only three years ago but it already attracted numerous adventurous travelers who want to experience the beauty of unspoiled natural wonders. Th...
    Read more
  • Fortescue, Tasmania

    Backpack Cape Pillar

    18 mi
    This hike has recently been newly built with a spectacular wooden boardwalk winding in and out of the forest and along the cliffs. As with other hikes in Australia, please make sure to book your campsite prior to heading out! The Three Capes Track, a newly built four-day hike starting in Port Art...
    Read more
  • Lenah Valley, Tasmania

    Lenah Valley Circuit

    4.3 mi / 2296.6 ft gain
    Easily accessible by car, the Lenah Valley Road carpark located a short 15 minute drive from Hobart's CBD is where the trail begins. Once arriving at the carpark, cross the small bridge and continue on the clearly defined track along the Main Fire Trail. Soon after a short climb you will come to ...
    Read more
  • Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

    Hike the iconic Overland Track

    49.7 mi / 4773.6 ft gain
    The Overland Track is a multi-day bushwalk located within the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park that spans 80km from the Northern Trailhead at Ronny Creek to the Southern Trailhead at Cynthia Bay, located on the edge of Lake St Clair - Australia's deepest freshwater lake. Along the way ...
    Read more
  • Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania

    Hike Tasman National Park to Fortescue Bay via Tasman Trail

    11.99 mi / 1604.3 ft gain
    Getting to Eaglehawk Neck by bus from Hobart is easy, with a stop at the intersection of Old Jetty Road and Arthur Hwy.  From that intersection starts an amazing trek down the coast of Tasman National Park. There are camping sites at Fortescue Bay and dispersed camping north of the Tessellated Pa...
    Read more
  • Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania

    Camp near the Tessellated Pavement in Eaglehawk Neck

    2.5 mi / 125 ft gain
    Getting to Eaglehawk Neck is easy by bus from Hobart. There is a stop at the beach located at the intersection of Old Jetty Road and Arthur Hwy. This is the starting point on this map. From there, make your way up the road (north) and follow signs to the Tessellated Pavement. Once here, there are...
    Read more