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Why this Hike
Taking you through the beautiful Freycinet National Park, this walk following a circuit between Hazards Bay and Wineglass bay is an amazing day of adventure filled with lookouts from coastal shores and short beach walks. If you are looking for a day of coastal exploration then this hike in Tassie is perfect and will be one you won’t forget.
Track Notes & Overview
Starting from Wineglass Bay Carpark this walk follows Wineglass Lookout Track for about 300 metres until taking a right down Hazards Beach Walking Track. Continue to follow this track as it loops around the coast for around 5 kilometres before reaching Hazards Beach where you will take a 800 metre beach walk. After this 800 metre stretch you will leave the beach and join Isthmus Track and follow it to Wineglass Beach, at the beach you can spend some time adventuring before re-joining the trail as it becomes Wineglass Bay Track. Keep following this track sticking to the left at Boulder-field Junction and then taking a right at the next junction. Walking 300 metres further you should reach the carpark where you started your walk.
*Please note that some park entry fees apply so make sure to check with the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service before you set off.
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.
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