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Unleash Your Aussie Hiking Adventure!

Explore over 3,400 stunning Australian hikes, from coastal walks to mountain peaks. Find the best hiking trails in your area: all abilities and family-friendly walks, adventurous day hikes, and challenging overnight or multi-day adventures. Find your perfect hiking trail near you or anywhere in Australia. Plan your next outdoor adventure at Trail Hiking Australia.

Latest from the blog

Check out more hiking and bushwalking tips and ideas at the Trail Hiking Australia blog.

8 Common reasons hikers get lost

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By understanding the common reasons hikers get lost & taking the necessary precautions, you can turn your next walk into a safer & more rewarding experience.

Benefits of hiking

Hiking allows you to connect with nature and improve your overall well-being

Preparing to hike

Find out what it takes to go hiking and how to prepare for your next adventure

Health & hygiene

Your guide to keeping clean and healthy on the trail with tips on caring for nature

Hiking safely

Learn what you can do to ensure you and your buddies return safely from every hike

Essential skills

Developing a range of skills will allow you to explore further and enjoy your hikes more

On trail navigation

Navigation is an essential skill. Start every walking adventure knowing you are in control

Food for the trail

Here’s a few suggestions to help you plan your next snack or meal on the trail

Tips and hacks

Here’s some hacks that I hope will make your next adventure better than the last

Outdoor gear

Find out what gear you might need, when you might need it and how to use and care for it

Community forum

Welcome to the trailhead of meaningful connections. Trail Talk brings together outdoor enthusiasts from all walks (and hikes) of life to learn, explore, and inspire each other.

Online route planner

Map your next epic adventure. Hike, run, ride or walk – plan your perfect route with this free online route planner, gpx viewer and editor. Be prepared, explore freely.

Organise a walk or hike

Organise an adventure – or join one! Trail Hiking Australia’s event tool connects explorers. Connect with fellow enthusiasts, create lasting memories. Create an adventure, build your tribe.

Share an official trail

Know an official trail I’m missing, let me know. Your contribution helps others safely discover new adventures.

Share your epic adventure

Tell us about your latest adventure. Inspire fellow hikers and help others discover new trails.

Register your hiking plans

Let someone know before you go and give your loved ones peace of mind – register your hike.

Unleash Your Aussie Adventure: Hike, Walk, Run Stunning Trails

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Explore mountains, coasts & forests: Find your next Aussie hike at Trail Hiking Australia

Are you ready to answer the call of Australia’s stunning landscapes? With Trail Hiking Australia, your dream outdoor escape is just a few clicks away. Explore 3,400+ amazing trails across Australia, from gentle coastal strolls to exhilarating mountain summits. Whether you’re a seasoned bushwalker or just starting out – find the best trails, plan your adventure, and enjoy your time in nature safely.

Explore, Discover, & Connect

Discover breathtaking trails: Dive into a collection of over 3,400 outdoor adventures, from gentle coastal strolls to exhilarating mountain summits. Use search filters to find the perfect match for your skill level, interests, and location.

Plan and prepare: Download my hiking guides, gpx files, and packing lists set yourself up for a well-prepared and enjoyable hike. Access tips and advice from bushwalkers, hikers and outdoor enthusiasts just like you.

Hike with confidence and peace of mind: Equip yourself with essential safety resources, including trip intention forms and access to detailed trail information. Remember, safety is my top priority, and I’m here to help you prepare for a positive and enjoyable experience.

Connect and share your passion: Join a vibrant online community of hikers to share stories, ask questions, and find inspiration. Learn from each other’s experiences and make new friends who share your love of the outdoors.

Start planning your unforgettable Aussie hiking experience today. With Trail Hiking Australia, you’ll have everything you need to explore with confidence, connect with nature, and create lasting memories. Get outdoors and discover the magic of Australia’s diverse landscapes today.

Enjoy your next adventure and stay safe on the trail – Darren Edwards

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