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Lake Oberon Explorer

Lake Oberon sits at an elevation of about 800m in the Western Arthur Range of Tasmania. It is the most photographed and spoken about lake on the range and it is deserved of a visit to see why.

This tour best introduces you to the range without doing the full 10 day traverse or negotiating the rougher and more exposed sections beyond Lake Oberon.

Your walk starts at Scotts Peak Dam and climbs up onto the Western Arthur Range past Lake Cygnus, Mount Hayes and Square Lake to Lake Oberon.

You’ll have the opportunity to do many side trips to numerous summits along your skyline traverse and relax around the many beautiful tannin-stained lakes.

You’ll visit Mt Orion and Mt Pegasus (track goes up through a rock) as day walks, camp beside pristine lakes and be amazed at the geological wonderment of what is part of the “best ridge walk” in Australia.

The Western Arthurs and Lake Oberon is a special place that is never forgotten.

This tour is best suited for reasonably fit people and you will be required to carry a share of the food and equipment.

This walk is over six days and returns back along the same route as our approach. Alternatively if you are interested in the complete traverse along the range, please give us a call to discuss this option.

Price:

$1895.00 per person

Departure Dates:

2019

14th Jan – 19th Jan
18th Feb – 23rd Feb
4th Mar – 9th Mar

Duration:

5 nights / 6 days

Group Size:

6 clients / 2 guides

Inclusions

Bus transfers from your motel and back to Hobart, all food and drinks, accommodation, group equipment, National Park passes, 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, medical conditions and 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.

Travel Insurance

It is possible that Tasmanian Hikes may have to cancel a tour due to conditions beyond our control (minimum numbers have not been met, severe weather or bushfires etc).

We reserve the right to cancel a booking without notice, and if we can’t offer you an alternative tour that would suit you, we will refund your payment in full.

Tasmanian Hikes strongly recommends that suitable travel insurance be purchased by the traveller to cover any financial loss, due to your own cancellation, or if Tasmanian Hikes has to cancel a tour. Tasmanian Hikes will not be responsible for your travel expenses or losses arising from a cancellation.

We also strongly recommend that comprehensive travel insurance be taken out against loss of baggage or any medical expenses.

Itinerary

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