Walk into Luxury's signature small group walk at Pumphouse Point takes in the best of World-Heritage Listed Lake St Clair and surrounding wilderness areas with a full day in Mount Field National Park
The perfect taste of Tasmania’s World-Heritage protected wilderness, Walk into Luxury's 4 day small group walk at Pumphouse Point takes in the best walking in the southern end of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and Mount Field. Guests stay at boutique wilderness lodge, Pumphouse Point, known for its unique architecture and dramatic setting with guests staying in the Pumphouse rooms perched overlooking Lake St Clair. Starting and ending in Hobart, your first day sees you visiting Russell Falls and hiking the Western side of Mount Field National Park to alpine lakes and tarns, before arriving at Lake St Clair. Over the next few days your local guide will show you the best day hikes around Lake St Clair with the chance to experience Lake St Clair from the water and a distillery visit to finish.
From $3150 pp (twin share) or $4650 (single room)
- 3 nights at Pumphouse Point staying in the wonderful Pumphouse Rooms overlooking Lake St Clair
- Four days with a local Tasmania Guide discovering Lake St Clair, Mt Field and Franklin River-Wild National Parks
- All meals including breakfast, lunch, dinner and trail provisions
- In-room Larder with local cheeses and provisions at Pumphouse Point
- Three course share-style dinners each evening with a selection of Tasmanian wines included (an honesty bar system applies throughout the lodge buildings/lounges for additional wine/beverage purchases)
- Complimentary activities at Lake St Clair including e-bikes and row boats
- Return ground transfers from Hobart to Lake St Clair
- All track transfers and boat transfer on Lake St Clair
- Derwent Valley Distillery visit
- National Park passes and all entry and tasting fees
You set off from Hobart this morning arriving at Mt Field National Park before lunch. Today's walk takes in the Pandani Grove and Lake Seal from the lookout by Mount Rodway, before returning to Lake Dobson. The alpine vistas are sure to impress on a trail that is considered one of Tasmania's best day walks. We will also visit Russell Falls, one of the most photographed waterfalls in Tasmania. On arrival at Pumphouse Point, check-in to your room with a view and enjoy a pre-dinner glass of wine with your Walk into Luxury host in one of the lounges overlooking the lake. Hear what's in store for your time at Lake St Clair before dinner in the Shorehouse. Your host will ensure you are settled in with Tasmanian wine to accompany your three course dinner before wishing you goodnight.
Included: L - D
Breakfast at Pumphouse is a cosy affair with guests gathering in the Shorehouse to enjoy coffee by the fire and a highland breakfast as you watch the birds flit across the lake. After a peaceful start to your day, set off with your guide to the trailhead at Cynthia Bay. Today we enjoy a 13km circuit walk taking in the best walking in the Lake St Clair half of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park including Shadow Lake. After a local trail lunch, there is the option to visit nearby Franklin River-Wild National Park for a short walk to a viewing platform with captivating views of the Franklin River. On return to the Retreat, relax by one of the fires before meeting fellow guests for dinner in the Shorehouse.
Included: B - L - D
This morning is another chance to discover the beauty of Lake St Clair. We start the day with a 20 minute boat transfer on Lake St Clair to reach Echo Point; a unique opportunity to view Lake St Clair and its surrounding mountains from the water. Next we follow 10km of the Overland Track from Echo Point following the edge of Lake St Clair back to Cynthia Bay. Afterwards, be whisked back to the Retreat in time to enjoy a warming lunch including freshly baked hot bread straight from the oven delivered to your room to enjoy with cheese and soup from your in-room Larder. The rest of the afternoon is yours to enjoy the trails, e-bikes and row boats offered at Pumphouse Point. At the day's end, meet new friends for a fireside drink before a final dinner at the Shorehouse.
Included: B - L - D
Your final morning begins with another freshly baked and locally sourced breakfast followed by time for an optional walk around the Pumphouse grounds to stretch out any sore legs before the journey back to Hobart. On the way we will stop at a historic Estate turned award-winning distillery to sip on a warming local spirit or two. Enjoy views of the River Derwent and hear about the history of this special property before your onward transfer to Hobart.
B - Light lunch
October to April
Departs weekly on Fridays, plus select weekday departures. Private departures year-round
2021 season commences on 17 December
Select departure times
A room in the middle of a lake; what could be more romantic