Three Capes Track, Tasmania – Day 4 & Final

At some ungodly hour of the night, I woke to hear the rain hammering on the tin roof of our hut. No amount of misplaced optimism on my behalf had been able to keep it away.

Oh well, time to break out the wet weather gear for our final day out on the Three Capes Track.

Continue reading

Three Capes Track, Tasmania – Day 3

How lucky are we? We woke up to yet another gloriously sunny morning and, while a bit stiff, the legs were ready for another amazing day out on the Three Capes Track.

Let’s go….

Continue reading

Three Capes Track, Tasmania – Day 2

Despite a patchy night’s sleep (Yes, all those loud nocturnal noises from my fellow bunkhouse mates), we were all raring to go the next day. The morning was crystal clear and the bush looked so fresh and inviting, it was impossible to resist the call of the boardwalk snaking across the landscape.

Like frisky racehorses, we shot out of the barriers (well, off the verandas) ready to enjoy Day 2 of the Three Capes Track.

Continue reading

Three Capes Track, Tasmania – Day 1

Watching the rain teem down and spatter against the glass walls of the café at Port Arthur Historic site, I was wondering what I had got myself into. The Optimist in me kicked in though knowing that the weather forecast said that rain was clearing from 1pm. I am so much of an Optimist that I still believe the predictions of Weather Forecasters!

Grab your backpack (and raincoat), we are off on Day 1 of the Three Capes Track.

Continue reading

The Nuts & Bolts of the Three Capes Track, Tasmania

You and I are about to head off on a short-ish stroll and this one is an absolute stunner.

The weather gods smiled on us – most of the time – and it made for a glorious walking experience through the Australian bush and along some spectacular coastline.

Before we get too far down the track though, here is an introduction to the logistics of walking the Three Capes Track on the East coast of Tasmania.

Continue reading