Frenchmans Cap - Hawthorn Lodge

Frenchmans Cap

Frenchmans Cap is a spectacular 46km walk that takes 3 or 4 days and served by huts and a good trail.

Our popular “making it easy” package provides all you need for a round trip from Hobart or Hobart Airport. And is very cost effective.

  • Pick up at Hobart Airport or Hobart
  • Accommodation with dinner & breakfast at Hawthorn Lodge for first night
  • Transfer to start and return of Frenchmans Cap
  • Accommodation with dinner & breakfast at Hawthorn Lodge after completion of the walk
  • Transfer to Hobart or Hobart Airport
  • Baggage storage
  • Emergency contact

This full package is designed to make it all very easy. We pick you up in Hobart or Hobart Airport and transfer you to Hawthorn Lodge. From Hobart, 45 minutes along the scenic Derwent Valley to the village of Bushy Park.  We can stop at Woolworths in New Norfolk if you need to buy provisions and at Anaconda if you need any last minute camping supplies.  Enjoy our hospitality and dinner.

We then transfer you to the start of Frenchmans Cap which takes around 2 hours.

At the end we meet you and travel to Hawthorn Lodge to relax, hot showers and enjoy our famous walkers dinner. The next morning we transfer you to Hobart or Hobart airport.

We will store any valuables and good clothes. We can hire out some of the essentials such as a tent if you do not have.

Accommodation is based on the use of a shared bathroom, upgrades to en suite are available. Rooms are shared in the best combination.


For two persons: $995 (ie total for two)

For three persons: $1190 ( ie total for three)

For four persons: $1350 (ie total for four)

A variation is to park your car with us at Hawthorn Lodge. This being useful for those who have arrived on the Spirit of Tasmania or reside in Tasmania. In this case we offer a 10% reduction in the prices shown above.

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