Falls to Hotham Alpine Crossing
Falls Creek Victoria 3699
- Walk type:
- Grade: Grade 4
- Distance: 37 km
Walking on air 2000 metres above sea level. This 37 kilometre, three day hike is a trek through some of Australia's most pristine mountain scenery, crossing the Bogong High Plains in the Victorian Alps and connecting the alpine resorts of Falls Creek and Hotham.
Walk over high alpine ridgelines, down through magical riverside valleys to wetlands brimming with life. Sleep out under blinking stars and unwind amid the tranquil beauty of this ancient country.
Wander across high plains, alive with the brilliant colour of summertime wildflowers, and keep an eye out for shy native wildlife watching you pass. Summer is the most popular season to walk the Falls to Hotham Alpine Crossing, with wildflowers in full bloom and the cool alpine air a welcome break from the heat below.
However, anytime between late spring and autumn is suitable to walk. Moderate fitness is required, with certain sections requiring stamina and plenty of easy walks in between. Be challenged, rewarded and changed over three inspiring days and two starry nights on this trek through Victoria’s alpine wilderness.
GUIDED & SELF-GUIDED TOURS
Falls Creek to Hotham Shuttle Bus – $80
Every Saturday in December and January Falls Creek operates a shuttle bus to take hikers to the start of the trail at Mt Hotham to hike back toward Falls. Complete the 25km single day route (Trail notes available) or pack gear to complete the 37km route over 2 or 3 days. Shuttles leave Falls Creek at 7am and are one way only.
Alpine Walking Guides 3 & 5 Day Guided Tour – $2,100-$3,495
Take a fully-oganised and catered trek with experienced professional guides. Hikes travel from Falls Creek to Hotham over 3 days or 5 days with the longer incorporating Mt Feathertop & the Razorback.
CARPOOLING & SHARED RIDES