Tasmanian Walking Co

Tasmanian Walking Co Blog

Find out what our guides are discovering and learn about our exciting future plans!

New discoveries

We invite you to read the latest stories from our guides and staff. Even when they're regularly walking the same ground, they always find something new to discover.

Blog posts    January 2018

Connecting via nature

Back in my day (2016 to be precise), there was a quiet, curly-haired new fella who sat beside me in Outdoor Leadership class. At lunch, we mostly moved in different social circles, but through sharing the same desk space we ...     Continue reading

Blog posts    January 2018

Walk on Water

Wobbly-legged landlubber Paul Connolly discovers a different way to see the rocky peninsulas and crystal-clear coves of Tassie's east coast - and finds himself falling for a lady of the sea.     Continue reading

Blog posts    August 2017

Coast of Many Colours

“Divorce boats”, the guides call them. On a weir on the Anson River in Tasmania’s north-eastern corner, a small flotilla of double kayaks lie in wait for a group of travel writers. They can be tricky to steer – and ...     Continue reading

Blog posts    July 2017

Sea Life

Thanks to her majestic mountains, pristine beaches, and her vast and little touched bushlands, Tasmania is earning her ranks as a world-renowned holiday destination. She is a glorious island, and for many the joys of visiting her are awe-inspiring – ...     Continue reading

Blog posts    June 2017

The Wind Walkers - Australian Traveller

TWO FEET, ONE YACHT, and the infinte wild beauty of Tasmania's EAST COAST; a unique journey of SAILING AND BUSHWALKING offers the BEST OF BOTH worlds.     Continue reading

Blog posts    April 2017

The beauty of buttongrass

When we’re walking the Overland Track, the amount of different ecosystems we pass through is stunning. It’s one of the main reasons that the Track makes every list of the best multi-day walks in the world. Everyone has their own ...     Continue reading

Blog posts    February 2017

Walking by Water

Reach a variety of bushwalks from the water along Tasmania's spectacular east coast, on this four-day walking and sailing experience.     Continue reading

Blog posts    December 2016

Fluid journeys on the Lady Eugenie

We weigh anchor in a cosy bay we didn’t intend on visiting; we are on another revised plan thanks to Tasmania’s notoriously dynamic weather systems, plan B-3.1. Nobody minds. We had a comfortable and restful sleep in our little unpopulated ...     Continue reading

Blog posts    November 2016

Going for a walk in World Heritage Area

We have headed west, aiming for the range of Jurassic mountains that rise out of the centre of the island. During these couple of hours on the road, we’ve noticed the vegetation change; at some point, it became apparent that ...     Continue reading

Blog posts    November 2015

A luxury tale of Sails & Trails

Justin Jamieson discovers a type of hiking in Tasmania that is right up his valley. "In the distance the Lady Eugenie is now just a speck and the sense of accomplishment is incredible. For the first time I think I ...     Continue reading

Blog posts    June 2015

Overland over snow

For a week of our lives we have stepped away from all the affairs of the world and are all the richer for having done so. Together we have walked the Overland Track, in winter.     Continue reading

Blog posts    April 2015

Sails & Steps - Luxury Travel Magazine

Discovering Australia's island state by foot - with a bit of sailing in between - might just be an ideal pairing, according to Belinda Craigie.     Continue reading