Frequently asked questions

Best Boutique City Hotels in New Zealand

Our round-up of the best boutique city hotels in New Zealand covers popular gateways. From Auckland to Dunedin, these high-class stays are ideal for the modern luxury traveller.

Best Luxury Lodges in New Zealand

New Zealand has some of best luxury lodges and boutique retreats in the world. Here are our top picks.

Best Great Walks of New Zealand for the Luxury Traveller

Discover New Zealand’s Great Walks, a series of premier walking trails through iconic landscapes of the North and South Island. Here are our recommendations on the best walks in New Zealand for the luxury traveller.

Australian newspaper reviews Cape to Cape Walk

Walk into Luxury was fortunate to have experienced journalist, Kate Hennessy, join our signature 4 Day Cape to Cape Walk for the Australian. We are thrilled to share Kate's wonderful review.

Best Resorts for the Ultimate Great Barrier Reef Escape

The Great Barrier Reef is a bucket-list holiday worth doing properly. These Great Barrier Reef luxury resorts showcase the best snorkelling, Islands and hospitality of the Reef.

Best Short Walks from Lake St Clair, Tasmania

Tasmania is known for some of the best day walks or short walks in Australia, and many are accessible from Lake St Clair.

Best Accommodation in Hobart

Many walking enthusiasts and nature lovers pass-through Hobart, but it’s actually a destination in itself.

How do I access Huka Lodge?

Huka Lodge is located in Taupo in the North Island of New Zealand and is best accessed by car or air from Auckland or Taupo.

What is the minimum age to stay at Huka Lodge?

Huka Lodge welcomes children of all ages.

What is the check-in time and check-out time at Huka Lodge?

The check-in time at Huka Lodge is from 14:00 pm, and the check-out time at Huka Lodge is 11:00 am.

What is the minimum age to stay at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers?

There is no minimum age to stay at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers.

What room types can I book at Huka Lodge?

The room types at Huka Lodge include Junior Lodge Suites and two owner's cottages named the Alan Pye Cottage and Alex Van Heeran Cottage.

Best Luxury Lodges and Villas in New Zealand

New Zealand's best luxury lodges and boutique retreats celebrate the alpine, coastal and rural landscapes of the North and South Island; read on for our selection of New Zealand's best luxury accommodation

Best Day Hikes in New Zealand

New Zealand's landscapes are awe-inspiring and, in our view, best seen on foot. From volcanic landscapes to lush coastal forests and alpine views, here's our pick of New Zealand's best day hikes.

Best Ski Fields in Queenstown and Wanaka

Queenstown and Wanaka's best ski fields are world-class, and well worth considering for your next luxury ski holiday

Western Australia's Best Private Tour: Ningaloo, Margaret River, Rottnest

Walk into Luxury’s private journeys in Western Australia are the ultimate way to experience our vast State. The 10 day West Coast Luxury journey is our most popular.

Best Walks in Australia: Luxury Walks and Hikes

Luxury walking holidays in Australia are growing in popularity. Here's our list of Australia's best walks from multi-day walking tours to independent day hikes.

Best Luxury Accommodation in Western Australia

Over recent years, Western Australia has enjoyed an emergence of new boutique luxury accommodation in Perth and further afield in WA.

The Best Boutique Accommodation in Australia

Discover the best luxury accommodation in Australia with a special focus on boutique hotels set in nature. Here are our insider picks for Western Australia and beyond.

Hike For a Cause on the Cape to Cape This Year

Join a Cape to Cape Charity Hike this year. Plan your own private charity challenge or join one of our annual Cape to Cape Charity Hike events.

Walk Into Luxury Prize for Australian Medical Workers

Meet the winners of Walk into Luxury’s competition supporting Australia’s Medical Professionals. The prize - two spots on our signature Cape to Cape Walk.

When is the best time to do the Maria Island Walk?

The 4 day Maria Island Walk operates from October to April, with the warmest conditions experienced from December to March when temperatures hover around 13 – 21 degrees.

When is the best time to visit Tasmania?

Tasmania has a cool temperate climate with four distinct seasons. The warmest months are in summer and early Autumn, from December to March, and the winter is cool with snow in alpine inland areas such as Cradle Mountain.

When is the best time to visit WA?

Western Australia is a vast State with two distinct weather zones dictating the best time to visit. The northern third of the State including Broome and the Kimberley experience warm dry winters and humid wet summer months between November and March.

When is the best time to visit Margaret River?

The weather in Margaret River is similar to in Perth, which is 3 hours’ north by road, but a few degrees cooler on average. This is good news for those looking to hike the Cape to Cape Track with warm dry days expected from October to April and regularly in September and May.

When is the best time to visit Albany and WA’s South Coast?

The weather in Albany is similar to in Perth but a few degrees cooler on average. The milder conditions are ideal for hiking the Bibbulmun Track and enjoying a secluded swim along the way.

When is the best time to visit Queenstown?

Queenstown is the ultimate four-season travel destination.

When is the best time to visit Victoria?

Melbourne and surrounding areas including Wilsons Promontory, Mornington Peninsula and the Grampians experience a temperate but variable climate, with summers generally warm and winters cool but mild.

How do you get to Christmas Island?

You can fly to Christmas Island twice a week from Perth on Tuesdays and Fridays

How long does it take to fly to Christmas Island?

It is a four hour direct flight from Perth to Christmas Island. The return flight to Perth is via Cocos Keeling Islands, so takes approximately 6.5 hours in total.

Are there stingers in the water on Christmas Island?

The water is beautifully warm year-round and free from stingers (poisonous box jellyfish).

What is a Charity Challenge and how do I organise one?

A charity walk is an inspiring adventure and a great way to raise money for charity while enjoying Western Australia’s spectacular natural landscapes, food and wine.

What services can you offer to support my corporate or group event in Australia?

Walk into Luxury offers a complete suite of services to ensure the seamless delivery of events we manage in Australia and New Zealand. This includes complimentary graphic design and development of marketing collateral, and more.

What are the benefits of a Corporate Challenge or Retreat?

A corporate challenge or retreat can be a great way for a business to support employee wellbeing, foster teamwork and develop leadership potential, with benefits lasting long after the event.

When is the best time to hike Tongariro Alpine Crossing?

This trail can be hiked at any time of year however the most stable weather conditions are during summer.

When is the best time to hike the Queen Charlotte Track?

The weather in this region is relatively mild so the Queen Charlotte Track can be hiked year-round.

What weather should I expect in New Zealand’s North Island?

The weather in New Zealand's North Island is sub-tropical.

When is the best time to visit Bay of Islands?

Bay of Islands is located in the Northland region of the North Island.

When is the ski season in Queenstown and Wanaka?

The ski season in Queenstown and Wanaka runs from mid-June to mid-October.

What to expect on a Walk into Luxury charity challenge?

Walk into Luxury’s experienced team are the experts at designing itineraries which combine spectacular hiking with gourmet food and wine and unique luxury accommodation.

How do I get to The Farm at Cape Kidnappers?

The Farm at Cape Kidnappers is located in the Hawkes Bay wine region in New Zealand's North Island, and is easily accessed by plane from Auckland to Napier.

When is the best time to visit Ningaloo Reef

Ningaloo Reef is blessed with warm weather year-round and little rainfall. The hottest months are November to February which can be very humid and bring seasonal cyclones and destructive winds.

What room types can I book at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers?

The room types at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers include a range of one and two bedroom Ridge, Lodge and Hilltop Suites, plus a palatial owner's cottage.

What are the check-in and check-out times at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers?

The check-in time at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers is from 14:00 pm, and the check-out time is 11:00 am.

When is the best time to visit Perth and Rottnest Island?

Perth and Rottnest experience a Mediterranean climate characterised by warm and generally dry Summers, and mild cool winters. The wettest months are June, July and August, and the hottest months are December to March.

When is the best time to visit Queensland?

There is no best time to visit Queensland as this spectacular Australian state has something to offer year-round. Depending on your destination though, you might want to pick a specific season.

What room types can I book at MACq01?

The room types at MACq01 are Premium Rooms and Luxury Suites.

What are the check-in and check-out times at MACq01?

Check-in at MACq01 is from 14:00, and check-out is 10:00.

What are the check-in and check-out times at Cradle Mountain Lodge?

Check-in at Cradle Mountain Lodge is from 14:00, and check-out is 10:00.

What room types can I book at Cradle Mountain Lodge?

The room types at Cradle Mountain Lodge are Cabins and Suites.

How do I get to Cradle Mountain Lodge?

Cradle Mountain Lodge is located on the edge of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park and is a scenic 2.5-hour drive from Launceston. Launceston is a 1-hour flight from Melbourne or 1.5-hour flight from Sydney.

What is the minimum age to stay at Cradle Mountain Lodge?

There is no minimum age to stay at Cradle Mountain Lodge.

What is the minimum age to travel on a True North cruise?

There is no minimum age to travel on True North cruises.

What is the minimum age to stay at Pumphouse Point?

The minimum age to stay at Pumphouse Point is 18 years old.

What food and drinks are included in the cost of a True North cruise?

All food and non-alcoholic drinks are included on your True North cruise.

What is the minimum age to stay at Capella Lodge?

The minimum age to stay at Capella Lodge is 10 years old.

What is the minimum age to stay at Hutton Vale Farm?

There is no minimum age to stay at Hutton Vale Farm.

What cabin types can I book on True North?

The cabin types available onboard True North are:

How do I get to Pumphouse Point?

Pumphouse Point is located on the edge of Lake St Clair in Tasmania and is a scenic 2.5-hour drive from Hobart. Hobart is a 1-hour flight from Melbourne or 1.5-hour flight from Sydney.

How do I get to Hutton Vale Farm?

Hutton Vale Farm is located in the Barossa Valley in South Australia and is a 1-hour drive from Adelaide.

How many guests can travel onboard a True North cruise?

The maximum number of guests onboard a True North cruise is 36.

What room types can I book at Hutton Vale Farm?

The room types at Hutton Vale Farm are:

What room types can I book at Pumphouse Point?

The room types at Pumphouse Point are:

Pumphouse Room

Shorehouse Room

The Retreat

What are the check-in and check-out times at Hutton Vale Farm?

Check-in at Hutton Vale Farm is from 14:00, and check-out is 11:00.

How do I get to Capella Lodge?

Capella Lodge is located on Lord Howe Island and you can get there by a 2 hour flight from Sydney. Complimentary airport transfers are available, from Lord Howe Island Airport to the Lodge.

What room types can I book at Capella Lodge?

The room types available at Capella Lodge are Suite, Loft and Pavillion.

What are the check-in and check-out times at Pumphouse Point?

Check-in at Pumphouse Point is from 14:00, and check-out is 10:00.

What is the minimum age to stay at Arkaba Homestead?

The minimum age to stay at Arkaba Homestead is 8 years.

What is the minimum age to stay at Jackalope Hotel?

There is no minimum age to stay at Jackalope Hotel.

What are the check-in and check-out times at Capella Lodge?

Check-in at Capella Lodge is from 14:00, and check-out is 10:30.

How do I get to Jackalope Hotel?

Jackalope Hotel is located on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria and is a 1-hour drive from Melbourne.

How do I get to Arkaba Homestead?

Arkaba Homestead is located in the Flinders Ranges of South Australia and is a 5-hour drive or a 90-minute charter flight from Adelaide.

What room types can I book at Jackalope Hotel?

The room types at Jackalope Hotel are:

What is the minimum age to stay at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley?

The minimum age to stay at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley is 18 years old.

What room types can I book at Arkaba Homestead?

The room type at Arkaba Homestead is: Guest Room.

What are the check-in and check-out times at Arkaba Homestead?

Check-in at Arkaba Homestead is from 14:00, and check-out is 11:00.

What are the check-in and check-out times at Jackalope Hotel?

Check-in at Jackalope Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is 11:00.

How do I get to Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley?

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley is located in Greater Blue Mountains and you can get there by a 3 hour drive from Sydney.

What room types can I book at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley?

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley offers Private Villas.

What is the minimum age to stay at El Questro Homestead?

The minimum age to stay at El Questro Homestead is 16 years.

What are the check-in and check-out times at Marramarra Lodge?

Check-in at Marramarra Lodge is from 14:00, and check-out is 11:00.

What room types can I book at Marramarra Lodge?

Marramarra Lodge offers Tents and Bungalows.

How do I get to Marramarra Lodge?

Marramarra Lodge is located on the Hawkesbury River in New South Wales - you can get there by boat transfer from Mooney Mooney. You can also transfer from Sydney by helicopter or seaplane.

What are the check-in and check-out times at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley?

Check-in at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley is from 15:00, and check-out is 11:00.

How do I get to El Questro Homestead?

El Questro Homestead is located in the East Kimberley of Western Australia and is a 1.5-hour drive from Kununurra Airport. Scheduled road transfers are available 7 days a week.

What is the minimum age to stay at The Louise?

The minimum age to stay at The Louise is 10 years.

How do I get to The Louise?

The Louise is located in the Barossa Valley in South Australia and is a 1-hour drive from Adelaide.

What room types can I book at El Questro Homestead?

The room types at El Questro Homestead are:

What room types can I book at The Louise?

The room types at The Louise are:

What are the check-in and check-out times at El Questro Homestead?

Check-in at El Questro Homestead is from 15:00, and check-out is 11:00.

How do I get to Spicers Sangoma Retreat?

Spicers Sangoma Retreat is located in the foothills of the Blue Mountains and you can get there by car via a 90-minute drive from Sydney.

What is the minimum age to stay at Cape Lodge?

The minimum age to stay at Cape Lodge is 12 years.

How do I get to Cape Lodge?

Cape Lodge is located in the Margaret River Region of Western Australia and is a 3-hour drive from Perth or a 30-minute drive from the Busselton Margaret River Airport.

What room types can I book at Spicers Sangoma Retreat?

Spicers Sangoma offer Suite accommodation.

What are the check-in and check-out times at The Louise?

Check-in at The Louise is from 14:00, and check-out is 10:00.

What room types can I book at Cape Lodge?

The room types at Cape Lodge are:

What are the check-in and check-out times at Spicers Sangoma Retreat?

Check-in at Spicers Sangoma Retreat is from 14:00, and check-out is 11:00.

What are the check-in and check-out times at Cape Lodge?

Check-in at Cape Lodge is from 15:00, and check-out is 11:00.

What is the minimum age to stay at Injidup Spa Retreat?

The minimum age to stay at Injidup Spa Retreat is 18 years.

How do I get to Injidup Spa Retreat?

Injidup Spa Retreat is located in the Margaret River Region of Western Australia and is a 3-hour drive from Perth or a 30-minute drive from the Busselton Margaret River Airport.

What room types can I book at Injidup Spa Retreat?

The room types at Injidup Spa Retreat include a one bedroom pool villa, two bedroom pool villa, and a honeymoon villa. All villas at Injidup Spa Retreat feature a plunge pool on the deck overlooking the Indian Ocean.

What is the minimum age to stay at Pretty Beach House?

The minimum age to stay at Pretty Beach House is 18 years old.

What is the check-in and check-out time at Injidup Spa Retreat?

The check-in time at Injidup Spa Retreat is 15:00pm on the day of arrival, and the check-out time is 11:00 am.

Do I need to be vaccinated to join Walk into Luxury Signature Walks?

For the health and safety of our guests and team, and in line with health advice, from 15 December 2021 it will be a requirement for all guests to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 prior to joining any signature walk operated by Walk into Luxury.

How do I get to Pretty Beach House?

Pretty Beach House is a 90-minute drive from Sydney.

What is the minimum age to stay at Smiths Beach Resort?

There is no minimum age to stay at Smiths Beach Resort.

How do I get to Smiths Beach Resort?

Smiths Beach Resort is located in the Margaret River Region of Western Australia and is a 3-hour drive from Perth or a 30-minute drive from the Busselton Margaret River Airport.

What room types can I book at Smiths Beach Resort?

The room types at Smiths Beach Resort are:

What are the check-in and check-out times at Smiths Beach Resort?

Check-in at Smiths Beach Resort is from 15:00, and check-out is 10:00.

What is the minimum age to stay at COMO The Treasury?

There is no minimum age to stay at COMO The Treasury.

How do I get to COMO The Treasury?

COMO The Treasury is located in the Perth CBD and is a 20-minute drive from Perth Airport.

What room types can I book at COMO The Treasury?

The room types at COMO The Treasury are:

What are the check-in and check-out times at COMO The Treasury?

Check-in at COMO The Treasury is from 14:00, and check-out is 11:00.

What room types can I book at Pretty Beach House?

The room types at Pretty Beach House are Pavilion and Retreat.

What is the minimum age to travel on the Indian Pacific?

The no minimum age to travel on the Indian Pacific.

What locations can I board the Indian Pacific?

You can board the Indian Pacific in the cities of Perth and Sydney. You can also board in Adelaide and travel in either direction to Perth or Sydney.

What room types can I book onboard the Indian Pacific?

The room types onboard the Indian Pacific are:

What is the check-in time for the Indian Pacific?

Check-in for the Indian Pacific is two-hours prior to a scheduled departure.

What are the check-in and check-out times at Pretty Beach House?

Check-in at Pretty Beach House is from 14:00, and check-out is 11:00.

What is the minimum age to stay at Marramarra Lodge?

The minimum age to stay at Marramarra Lodge is 18 years old.

What is the minimum age to stay at Spicers Sangoma Retreat?

The minimum age to stay at Spicers Sangoma Retreat is 18 years old.

What is the minimum age to travel on The Ghan?

The no minimum age to travel on The Ghan.

What locations can I board The Ghan?

You can board The Ghan in the cities of Darwin, Adelaide or Alice Springs.

What room types can I book onboard The Ghan?

The room types onboard The Ghan are:

What is the check-in time for The Ghan?

Check-in for The Ghan is two-hours prior to a scheduled departure.

What is the minimum age to stay at Sal Salis?

The minimum age to stay at Sal Salis is 5 years old.

What is the minimum age to stay at Bamurru Plains?

The minimum age to stay at Bamurru Plains is 8 years.

How do I get to Bamurru Plains?

Bamurru Plains is located to the west of Kakadu National Park and is a 3-hour drive or 25-minute flight from Darwin.

What room types can I book at Bamurru Plains?

The room types at Bamurru Plains are:

What are the check-in and check-out times at Bamurru Plains?

Check-in at Bamurru Plains is from 14:00, and check-out is 11:00.

How do I get to Sal Salis?

Sal Salis is located on the Northwest coast of Western Australia and is a one-hour drive from the town of Exmouth. You can get to Exmouth via a 2-hour flight from Perth.

What is the minimum age to stay at Longitude 131°?

The minimum age to stay at Longitude 131° is 10 years.

How do I get to Longitude 131°?

Longitude 131° is located at Uluru (Ayers Rock) in the Northern Territory and it is 3-hour flight from most of Australia’s capital cities to Ayers Rock Airport.

What room types can I book at Sal Salis?

Wilderness Tents are the accommodation offered at Sal Salis.

What room types can I book at Longitude 131°?

The room types at Longitude 131° are:

What are the check-in and check-out times at Longitude 131°?

Check-in at Longitude 131° is from 14:00, and check-out is 10:30.

What are the check-in and check-out times at Sal Salis?

Check-in at Sal Salis is from 14:00, and check-out is 11:00.

What is the minimum age to stay at Lizard Island?

The minimum age to stay at Lizard Island is 10 years.

How do I get to Lizard Island?

Lizard Island is island resort on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, and you can get there via a 1-hour flight from Cairns.

What room types can I book at Lizard Island?

The room types at Lizard Island are:

What are the check-in and check-out times at Lizard Island?

Check-in at Lizard Island is from 15:00, and check-out is 10:00.

What is the minimum age to stay at Mt. Mulligan Lodge?

There is no minimum age to stay at Mt. Mulligan Lodge.

How do I get to Mt. Mulligan Lodge?

Mt. Mulligan Lodge is located in tropical north Queensland, and you can get there by a 3-hour drive or 35-minute helicopter flight from Cairns.

What room types can I book at Mt. Mulligan Lodge?

The room types at Mt. Mulligan Lodge are:

What are the check-in and check-out times at Mt. Mulligan Lodge?

Check-in at Mt. Mulligan Lodge is from 14:00, and check-out is 11:00.

What is the minimum age to stay at qualia?

The minimum age to stay at qualia is 16 years.

How do I get to qualia?

qualia is located in the north of Hamilton Island and there are direct flights to Hamilton Island from most of Australia’s international gateway cities. You can also get there by passenger ferry from Port of Airlie.

What room types can I book at qualia?

The room types at qualia are:

What are the check-in and check-out times at qualia?

Check-in at qualia is from 14:00, and check-out is 11:00.

What is the minimum age to stay at Saffire Freycinet?

There is no minimum age to stay at Saffire Freycinet.

How do I get to Saffire Freycinet?

Saffire Freycinet is located on the Freycinet Peninsula and is a 2.5-hour drive from Hobart and 2-hour drive from Launceston. Hobart and Launceston are a 1-hour flight from Melbourne or 1.5-hour flight from Sydney.

What room types can I book at Saffire Freycinet?

The room types at Saffire Freycinet are:

What are the check-in and check-out times at Saffire Freycinet?

Check-in at Saffire Freycinet is from 14:00, and check-out is 11:00.

What is the minimum age to stay at Spicers Peak Lodge?

There is no minimum age to stay at Spicers Peak Lodge.

How do I get to Spicers Peak Lodge?

Spicers Peak Lodge is located in the heart of the Scenic Rim region in Queensland and is two-hours’ drive south-west of Brisbane.

What room types can I book at Spicers Peak Lodge?

The room types at Spicers Peak Lodge are:

What are the check-in and check-out times at Spicers Peak Lodge?

Check-in at Spicers Peak Lodge is from 14:00, and check-out is 11:00.

What is the minimum age to stay at Henry Jones Art Hotel?

There is no minimum age to stay at Henry Jones Art Hotel.

What are the check-in and check-out times at Silky Oaks Lodge?

Check-in at Silky Oaks Lodge is from 14:00, and check-out is 10:30.

How do I get to Henry Jones Art Hotel?

Henry Jones Art Hotel is located near Victoria Dock in Hobart and is a 15-minute drive from the airport. Hobart is a 1-hour flight from Melbourne or 1.5-hour flight from Sydney.

What room types can I book at Silky Oaks Lodge?

The room types at Silky Oaks Lodge are:

How do I get to Silky Oaks Lodge?

Silky Oaks Lodge is located in far north Queensland and is 20 minutes’ drive from Port Douglas and 60 minutes’ drive from Cairns Airport. Cairns Airport has daily flights from most of Australia’s gateway cities.

What room types can I book at Henry Jones Art Hotel?

The room types at Henry Jones Art Hotel are:

What is the minimum age to stay at Silky Oaks Lodge?

The minimum age to stay at Silky Oaks Lodge is 10 years of age.

What are the check-in and check-out times at Henry Jones Art Hotel?

Check-in at Henry Jones Art Hotel is from 14:00, and check-out is 10:00.

What is the minimum age to stay at MACq01?

There is no minimum age to stay at MACq01.

How do I get to MACq01?

MACq01 is located near Victoria Dock in Hobart and is a 15-minute drive from the airport. Hobart is a 1-hour flight from Melbourne or 1.5-hour flight from Sydney.

Best Cape To Cape Tours and Cape To Cape Day Walks

The Cape to Cape Track in Margaret River is Australia's best long-distance coastal trek, and we would go as far as to call it the best walk in Australia.

What is the weather like in the Northern Territory?

The average maximum temperature and rainfall by month in Darwin and the NT Top End are detailed below. The Mary River wetlands and Kakadu National Park are 2-3 hours’ drive from Darwin and experience similar weather patterns.

What time does the Lake St Clair Walk end on day four?

On day four you will be dropped at your nominated Hobart hotel or Hobart airport at approximately 4.00pm or 4.30pm.

Can I arrive in Hobart on day one of the Lake St Clair Walk?

It depends where you are travelling from, but we'd recommend arriving the day prior to ensure you are ready to meet your group between 7am and 8am on the morning of your walk commencing.

Is there phone coverage and WiFi at Pumphouse Point?

Mobile phone coverage with Telstra (and sometimes Optus) is available, but there is no WiFi.

What activities are available at Lake St Clair and Pumphouse Point?

There are plenty of things to do at Lake St Clair, with bushwalking and spending time on the water topping the list for most.

How difficult is the Lake St Clair walk and what’s the terrain like?

Lake St Clair Walk is considered a moderately challenging walk. We recommend training for all multi-day walks to ensure you get the most out of the experience.

How to access Lake St Clair?

We recommend guests take advantage of our transfer from Hobart which includes scenic stops along the way.

When is the best time to visit Lake St Clair?

Lake St Clair weather is best in the Summer and Autumn months, if you prefer mild warm conditions and less rain and snow.

When is the best time to visit South Australia?

Adelaide and the Fleurieu Pensinula, which includes Kangaroo Island and Deep Creek, enjoy a Mediterranean climate similar to Perth. This region experiences mild rainfall with the wettest months in June July and August, but fine winter days are not uncommon here.

When is the best time to visit New South Wales?

Much of New South Wales enjoys a mild sub-tropical climate with humid warm summers and mild winters. Sydney and the Blue Mountains region are generally 4 or 5 degrees cooler than the Central Coast and northern NSW Hinterland region including Byron Bay.

Best Luxury Retreats and Resorts in Margaret River

Margaret River is one of Australia’s most sought-after luxury travel destinations. Our annual list of Margaret River's best luxury accommodation is here to help you plan your visit.

Best Restaurants in Margaret River for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Best restaurants in Margaret River for any time of day. Winery restaurants for lunch, beachside cafes for breakfast, and the best fine dining in Margaret River.

Luxury Touring: Best Luxury Tours in Western Australia

Western Australia is vast. The planning of a luxury tour through our great State is all about the detail and requires knowledge of luxury accommodation, distances, options for private transfers and domestic flights, local authentic experiences and the best tour providers in each region.

When is the best time to visit the Kimberley?

The Kimberley region of WA offers one for the most dramatic landscape in the whole country. Following the indigenous seasons, the best time to visit the Kimberley is anytime other than the Lanja (build-up) and Man-gala (monsoon) between November and March.

Best Sections of the Cape To Cape Walk, Margaret River

The Cape to Cape Track is one of Australia’s most unique and varied walking trails, covering 125km across the amazing Margaret River Region. It stretches the length of the Leeuwin-Naturaliste Ridge, starting and finishing at the lighthouses on each end of the Capes.

Luxury Walking Tours: Australia's Best Walks

Recently, the travel and tourism industry has experienced a surge in demand for health and wellness travel combined with luxury experiences. This is what we do best at Walk into Luxury, and we hope our pick of Australia's best walking tours helps you get into nature.

Best Luxury Hotels in Perth: Top Picks for Your Trip

Discover the best hotels in Perth on our list of the newest resorts and boutique hotels lighting up the Perth skyline.

What booking conditions apply to the Cape to Cape Walk?

The following terms and conditions apply to guests joining our signature Cape to Cape Walk:

Can I book a private departure for my group?

We love hosting private groups as the existing connection between group members makes for a very special group walk experience. We offer a private departure option for our Signature Cape to Cape Walk if you have a group with a minimum of 10 walkers.

Can I have my own room as a Solo traveller?

The inclusive small-group environment on our signature Cape to Cape Walk makes it a brilliant experience for solo walkers who can connect with other like-minded travellers.

When is the best time to walk the Cape to Cape Track?

In recent years we are seeing the warm weather lasting into June, which means our Signature Cape to Cape Walk is timed to give you the best chance of hiking in good conditions avoiding the peak holiday and bush fire season.

Western Australia's Best Luxury Experiences and Tours: Meet Walk into Luxury's Award Winning WA Partners

We are still basking in the glow of winning the Best Tour Operator category at the WA Tourism Awards on Saturday, and we want to share with you some of the other amazing award-winning tourism product on offer in Western Australia.

Walk into Luxury Wins Gold at WA Tourism Awards

This weekend, Walk into Luxury won Gold at the 2017 WA Tourism Awards in the Best Tour Operator category for Western Australia.

Top Ten Spot to Eat in Denmark and Albany

The Great Southern wine region is part of Western Australia’s South Coast which includes the towns of Albany and Denmark. The Great South represents one of the most diverse and exciting food and wine regions and is fast becoming a foodie hotspot.

Top 5 hikes in Perth and the South West of Western Australia

WA’s best day hikes and multi-day hikes from the South-West to the Kimberley. Walk into Luxury’s top walks by region.

Best Winery Restaurants for Lunch in Margaret River

Our Top 7 best winery restaurants in Margaret River for a long lunch. The best wineries for fine dining and more relaxed share style winery lunches.

Best Casual Dining Spots in Margaret River

Summer is just around the corner which means our little slice of paradise will soon be pretty busy. In between walking, enjoying the beautiful beaches or sampling the local wines, you’re going to need to refuel!

Best Beaches in Margaret River on the Cape to Cape Track

From secluded beaches to popular surf spots, we’ve compiled our favourite beaches on the Cape to Cape track many of which you’ll discover on our signature Cape to Cape Walk.

Top 10 Best Luxury Resorts and Retreats in Margaret River

Whilst sleeping under the stars in a swag is a magical experience, we all need a touch of luxury now and again. If you’re looking for a high-end getaway in Australia’s South West, you really are spoiled for choice.

Best Luxury Hikes in Australia and New Zealand

Here at Walk into Luxury, we love the idea of combining the best of nature with gourmet food and wine and luxury accommodation on a multi-day walk. What better way is there to truly experience the best of a destination.