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Why this Hike
This walk shows you the fantastic natural basalt formations called the Organ Pipes which were formed after volcanic eruptions. The area surrounding this natural wonder can be a beautiful place to visit at all times of year and even better when the sun is out. Not only is the views of the Organ Pipes great but the trail is a short but fun adventure too that is surely not worth missing.
Track Notes & Overview
Starting at the end of Organ Pipes Road (near the toilets) where you will find Organ Pipes track, turn left down this track and follow the loop until reaching a turn of where you will turn left to see one of the lookouts. Turn back on this track and take the other direction at the junction to re-join the loop and continue to follow until reaching the Organ Pipes themselves. After admiring the strange and yet beautiful natural formations, continue walking the loop until you reach Organ Pipes Road again. Walk to the same place you started the walk and take a right to complete a miniature loop that will complete the hike.
Packing for a Day Hike
Even if it is just a small day hike, packing is still essential to make sure everyone stays safe and has fun while on your hike. This free packing list will make sure you have everything you need while taking the hassle out of packing.
Food for a Day Hike
Before setting off on a day hike one thing you must do is plan what food you are going to bring with you. Your snacks and lunches should be nutritious, delicious and lightweight but they don't need to be complex.
Our recipe hub includes a range of lunches and snacks perfect for a day hike ranging from easy to create in minutes to tasty creations like you would make at home.
Leave No Trace
A Hikers Friend fully endorses the 7 principles of ‘leave no trace’ hiking which aim to protect our natural spaces and encourages you to apply them on your next adventure.