Lake Esperance is located in the Hartz Mountains National Park, which is an area famous for views of remote mountain ranges as far as the southern coast.
Along with the fabulous landscape, the park offers a variety of features supplied by Mother Nature, including tumbling waterfalls, small glacial lakes, wet eucalypt forest, rainforest and alpine heath.
The walk is approximately 3.4km’s return and walkers should allow at least 2 hours return for this trip.
Graded as a Level 2 walk, this means the track is an easy walk and suitable for most fitness levels. The track is suitable for all age groups. Most of the track is on boarded walk, however, snow can cover the track making it impossible to follow at times so caution should be taken.
Walkers should ensure they have sturdy walking shoes or boots, sun hat, sun block, sunglasses and clothes to suit the weather. Walkers should also make sure they have packed a raincoat, woollen jumper or fibre pile packet plus snack food and a drink.
Please note that the area is subject to severe weather conditions all year round.
No pets, firearms or bicycles are permitted on this track and open fires are also prohibited.
Park entry fees DO apply.
Toilet, tank water, picnic shelter and barbecue can be found 10.5km before the start of the track.
From Geeveston take road C632 for 21km to the National Park and then continue another 13km’s until the road ends. The road is unsealed for the last 21km’s and can be covered with snow, therefore please DO NOT drive in the snow unless your vehicle is fitted with chains.