Only the Advanced & Self-Sufficient

Nature Trail periodically offers multi-day treks into remote bushland or wilderness throughout the national parks and reserves of The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area and beyond.

We fully plan treks into the best parts of:

  1. Abercrombie River National Park
  2. Barrington Tops National Park
  3. Birds Rock Flora Reserve
  4. Blue Mountains National Park
  5. Gardens of Stone National Park
  6. Goulburn River National Park
  7. Jenolan Caves Karst Conservation Reserve
  8. Kanangra-Boyd National Park
  9. Mares Forest National Park
  10. Mugii-Murumban State Conservation Area
  11. Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve
  12. Nattai National Park
  13. Newnes State Forest
  14. Tarlo River National Park
  15. Thirmere Lakes National Park
  16. Turon National Park
  17. Winburndale Nature Reserve
  18. Wollangambe Wilderness
  19. Wollemi National Park
  20. Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve
  21. Yengo National Park

Our treks are available to only very fit advanced self-sufficient hikers to join us as guest participants, who for best practice safety wish to travel with other experienced hikers.

Nature Trail’s ‘Trek Alumni’ (vetted advanced hikers) undertake treks into Blue Mountains Region of 7 national parks plus others:

  1. Overnight Self-Sufficient Hiking Tours
  2. 2+ Day Self-Sufficient Wild Treks #

# Applicants must have recently successfully completed 1.

 

For each trek undertaken, our Tour Director ensures proper preparation for the route, duration and conditions, has recently researched the route and hazards, and has thoroughly prepared a current trek plan.

Identified Treks

  • Six Foot Track (entire 42km)
  • Lindeman Pass (Linda Falls to Roberts Pass)
  • Grose Valley Traverse (Mount Vic to Leura)
  • Mount Solitary Traverse (Katoomba Falls to Tablelands Rd)
  • Wild Dog Mountains (from Dunphy’s Camping Ground)
  • Abercrombie River NP Traverse (Gurnang to Arkstone)
  • Wollemi Wilderness Exploratories (various per BW-NSW)
  • Katoomba 132km Epic Overland into Mittagong

What to Expect

  • Our treks are available only to very fit advanced hikers who are wholly self-sufficient (kit, sustenance, swag)
  • Minimum participants 3, maximum 6  (plus Tour Leader)
  • Each trek is fully planned, researched and equipped with a hiking best-practice kit
  • Routes chosen are by default into remote wilderness areas
  • Door-to-door 4×4 vehicle transfers to Hike Start and Hike Finish (fuel share and pickup/drop off transfer range is from Wentworth Falls to Mount Victoria)
  • 4×4 tag-along options (minimum trek participants still 2, maximum is 6)

Eligibility

Each applicant for each Nature Trail Trek is required:

  • To be aged over 17 years
  • Have a Participant Agreement and Medical Declaration approved by Nature Trail
  • Have demonstrated to Nature Trail that he/she has the appropriate hiking skills, experience, equipment and sustenance to be eligible to safely participate.
  • Has recently successfully completed either of the following Nature Trail trips:
    1. Overnight Self-Sufficient Hiking Tour
    2. 2+ Day Self-Sufficient Wild Trek

 

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