What do I need to carry on the track?

You will need to carry a small day pack with you on the track. We suggest you take the following essential items with you:

  • walk notes, map and map case
  • picnic lunch packed in insulated container (when supplied)
  • quality waterproof jacket with a hood
  • warm jumper or jacket
  • sunhat
  • sunscreen (at least 15+)
  • 2+ litres of water
  • first aid kit
  • toilet paper
  • some money
  • mobile phone (note that reception is not available in all walk areas)
  • insect repellent & bandaids/ blister kit

The following items are optional and dependent on weather conditions/ your preferences:

  • waterproof overtrousers
  • warm hat
  • sunglasses
  • camera
  • binoculars
  • notebook and pen
  • matches
  • small torch
  • walking poles
  • thermos (for hot drinks)
  • gaiters (great for keeping dirt out of your boots as well as providing protection from snakes!)

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