Example trip

Hiking Australia

Best for:

Hikers, outdoorsy types and nature lovers

14 nights
$2500
All year

Itinerary highlights

  • Go hiking and trekking along the Margaret River

  • Explore the pristine waters of Tasmania’s Great Oyster Bay

  • Trek up Mount Gower, a rewarding eight-hour guided hike in New South Wales

  • Walk Hobart’s Hazards Beach Circuit and Wineglass Bay

  • Stay in Queensland’s highest mountain lodge

Curated by Luke

“After days of walking take time out for a cruise of the Freycinet coastline on board the hotel’s purpose-built vessel, Saffire. It’s a great way to unwind whilst taking in the scenery and being regaled by stories of Tasmania and its colourful characters.”

Itinerary Details

Day 1
Arrival Perth - Margaret River

Upon arrival at Perth you’ll be met by a representative and privately escorted to Margaret River, a three-hour drive away.

For the next few nights you’ll be staying at Cape Lodge on the Margaret River which sits within 40 acres of land, including its own vineyard.

 

From: $2500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 2
Margaret River

Spend the next few days at leisure out on the Cape walking from Cape Naturaliste to Cape Leeuwin, and hiking through Western Australia’s iconic wildflowers and coastal health, along limestone ridges and through forests of hardwood.

From: $2500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 3
Margaret River

Continue to enjoy the Cape.

From: $2500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 4
Perth - Sydney - Lord Howe Island

Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your flight to Sydney where you’ll stay for one night.

After checking into your accommodation, the rest of the day will be spent at leisure.

From: $2500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 5
Lord Howe Island

Today you’ll fly to Lord Howe Island, where you’ll be met and escorted to your accommodation.  

Capella Lodge is a great base from which to trek and hike around the region. Be sure to trek up Mount Gower - a tough but rewarding eight-hour guided hike - or for the less adventurous, head to the ocean for a relaxing day out.

From: $2500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 6
Lord Howe Island

Continue to enjoy your time at Capella Lodge.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer will be able to advise on activities prior to departure.

From: $2500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 7
Lord Howe Island - Sydney - Hobart Airport - Saffire Lodge

Today involves a full day of travelling to Saffire Lodge, a luxury sanctuary on Tasmania's East coast.

Walk Hazards Beach Circuit including Wineglass Bay Lookout and to Great Oyster Bay, taking a swim along the way. For something less strenuous, walk from the lodge to Cape Tourville lighthouse, which offers views of the Tasman Sea and glimpses of Wineglass Bay.

From: $2500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 8
Lord Howe Island - Sydney - Hobart Airport - Saffire Lodge

Enjoy time at leisure at Saffire Lodge.

 

From: $2500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 9
Saffire Lodge

Enjoy time at leisure at Saffire Lodge.

From: $2500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 10
Hobart - Brisbane - Spicers Peak Lodge

On arrival in South East Queensland you’ll be privately transferred to Spicers Peak Lodge.

As Queensland’s highest mountain lodge, it’s surrounded by many memorable walking tracks. Lightfoot Travel recommends Mount Cordeaux Track which takes approximately two and a half hours, or a rainforest circuit ending at a breathtaking lookout.

From: $2500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 11
Spicers Peak

You will have today at your own leisure to explore what Spicers Peak has to offer

From: $2500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 12
Departure

Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.

From: $2500 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing