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Hartz Mountains National Park

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Isn’t Nature Unbelievable

We went on a unplanned drive up to Hartz Mountains National Park while staying in the area. What a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Weather Permitting

My wife and I are reasonably experienced hikers who decided to do Hartz Mountain Peak on our... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Lachie M
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22 Main Road | Raminea - not Huonville, Tasmania 7116, Australia
+61 3 6264 8460
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a unplanned drive up to Hartz Mountains National Park while staying in the area. What a great morning ! We did a couple of easy walks as we were unprepared ( on the way to lunch ! ) but the views are...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

My wife and I are reasonably experienced hikers who decided to do Hartz Mountain Peak on our weekend off. It was not at all difficult to find our way there from Hobart with 1.5 hours just the right amount of time to be blasting Disney...More

Thank Lachie M
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Supposedly a 3-4hr return walk, but there are a few diversions such as Ladies Tarn and Lake Esperance that make this more interesting. Make sure you are equipped with warm and wet gear as this is an alpine environment and weather can change at anytime....More

Thank Alice R
Reviewed 5 May 2018

This would be a great place to walk out of the tourist season. I encountered many tourists doing the track with their heads down staring at their mobiles. Still it was a very different place to walk and though I didnt have time to do...More

Thank 557jill557
Reviewed 31 March 2018

This national park is just 1.5 hours drive away from Hobart city centre (Past Huonville & Geeveston). Clear signages + well-kept board walks available at the first part of the walk. The climb up to Hartz Peak require some physical strength and balance. Bring warm...More

1  Thank Celinell
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Have done all the walks here, but I just love coming back. The wildflowers, views and changeable weather conditions makes this place. Once we got up the pass instead of turning left to climb the peak we rock scrambled right until we found a great...More

1  Thank Alice R
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Hartz Mountains National Park is like another world the trees are gigantic (massive trunks). The scenery is breath taking, like no where else on earth. Do miss out on a visit to Hartz Mountains when visiting this area of Tasmania.

1  Thank Damian S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Even though it was a cold day (Fathers Day) and there was some snow about it was a good trip. The road is not too bad although a bit slippery in places, so take care. It was good to go to the barbecue hut and...More

2  Thank robertandfiona2016
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Worth the visit even though the gravel track seems to be quite long! YOu can get some cracking photographs from the various lookouts at Hartz Mountain Nation Park! Would definitely recommend!

1  Thank Alex B
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We only did the smaller walks so far but are intending to get to the top one day. What a different world it is up there, fauna is amazing, lakes great, all up a magic place indeed :)

2  Thank Bojangles1954
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27 April 2015|
Response from AlternateRoute |
Not easily. Try the official park page, they give info on buses etc. At least you can get close, then try a long hike? Good luck! parks tas gov then Hartz then a link to public trans access