Walking Seasons in Australia
Because Australia has range of climates that vary significantly in temperature, the Great Walks operate across different parts of the country at different times the year.
For walks in the southern part of Australia (see specific months below) the best times are from Spring through Summer into Autumn, whereas for those on the mainland, the best times tend to be from Autumn through to Spring.
As our walking seasons can be short, demand for peak times can mean some walks are booked out well in advance. Get in early if you can, to have the most chance of securing the walk you want to do on the dates you want.
Great Walks of Australia by Season
|December – February
|March – May
|June – August
|September – November
|Northern Territory||Northern Territory||Northern Territory||Northern Territory|
|–||Classic Larapinta Trek||Classic Larapinta Trek||Classic Larapinta Trek|
|New South Wales||New South Wales||New South Wales||New South Wales|
|Seven Peaks Walk||Seven Peaks Walk|
|–||Scenic Rim Trail||Scenic Rim Trail||Scenic Rim Trail|
|South Australia||South Australia||South Australia||South Australia|
|–||The Arkaba Walk||The Arkaba Walk||The Arkaba Walk|
|Bay of Fires Lodge Walk||Bay of Fires Lodge Walk||Three Capes Lodge Walk||Bay of Fires Lodge Walk|
|Twelve Apostles Lodge Walk||Twelve Apostles Lodge Walk||–||Twelve Apostles Lodge Walk|
|Western Australia||Western Australia||Western Australia||Western Australia|
|Margaret River Cape to Cape Walk||Margaret River Cape to Cape Walk||Margaret River Cape to Cape Walk|