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Get­ting there

The Three Capes and Tas­man Penin­sula trip de­parts from and re­turns to Ho­bart.We pre­ceded our walk with an overnight stay at Ho­bart’sThe Old Wool­store Apart­ment Ho­tel; com­fort­able, con­verted her­itage digs close to the city cen­tre and wa­ter­front.

Play­ing there

The walk is graded at level four (out of 10) which means you can ex­pect in­tro­duc­tory ac­tiv­ity with sev­eral mod­er­ate stages.Train­ing in ad­vance is rec­om­mended (see break-out box).Tas­ma­nian Ex­pe­di­tions has more than 30 years of ex­pe­ri­ence in of­fer­ing off-the-beaten track ex­pe­ri­ences in wilder­ness re­gions of great nat­u­ral beauty, plus a com­mit­ment to sus­tain­able travel prac­tices. Our guides were pas­sion­ate, knowl­edge­able, and the trip was well-re­searched and paced. tas­ma­ni­an­ex­pe­di­tions. com

What to pack

Tas­ma­nian Ex­pe­di­tions pro­vides a de­tailed gear list for the walk and high­lights the ‘lay­er­ing prin­ci­ple’ – which is key to trekking in Tas­ma­nia. Es­sen­tials in­clude light­weight walk­ing boots (with an­kle sup­port), a qual­ity wa­ter­proof jacket and pants and a small back­pack (30-40 litres).

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