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Frenchman's Cap Trek

Your destination, the magnificent white quartzite dome of Frenchman's Cap rises 1443 metres over the Franklin – Gordon Wild Rivers National Park and is approximately 200km north west of Hobart.

From its summit it is possible to see Tasmania's highest peak (Mt Ossa), Cradle Mountain and Mt Jerusalem.
Your journey begins by crossing the Franklin River; over button grass plains and through dense rainforest to the beautiful Lake Tahune nestled below the Caps towering 450 metre south east face.

From here it's an uphill walk with a scramble or two and we are rewarded by spectacular summit views.

On day four we retrace our steps back to the hut at Lake Vera for the night then on to the Franklin River and our coach journey home the next day.


$1795.00 per person

Departure Dates:


4th Apr – 8th Apr
26th Nov – 30th Nov
11th Dec – 15th Dec


15th Jan – 19th Jan
12th Feb – 16th Feb
12th Mar – 16th Mar
9th Apr – 13th Apr


4 nights / 5 days

Group size

Maximum of 6 clients & 2 guides.


Bus transfers from your motel and back to Hobart, all food and drinks, accommodation, National Park passes valid for 2 months, 2 friendly and knowledgeable guides, beautiful scenery and wildlife, fun, small groups.

How to book

Bookings are essential. Please Phone 0400 882 742 or please book online via the book now button on this page.

Things you should know

At the booking stage you will receive from us a gear list of what to bring. You must bring all the items on the gear list as the weather in Tasmania can be changeable.

You will be required to fill out a Travel Profile informing us of your dietary requirements and medical conditions, as well as sign an activity indemnity waiver. We reserve the right to alter, delay or cancel a tour due to extreme weather conditions, bushfires or sudden track closures

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Canceling the tour up to 6 weeks prior, a full refund less a 10% booking fee will be refunded. From 6 weeks to 3 weeks prior a 50% refund will be given. Up to 3 weeks prior to the tour no refund will be given. If you wish to transfer your booking to another date this can be done up to 6 weeks prior only. Please note the 10% booking fee is 10% of the tour price.

Should a participant/guest need to leave a tour once it has commenced, due to a medical emergency or any other reason, no refund, partial or in full, will be given.

Tasmanian Hikes reserves the right to vary or postpone a tour due to unsafe conditions such as severe weather, floods, bush fires or sudden track closures.

Minimum numbers apply.


Click here to download the walking notes and itinerary