Overseas

Summary

We all know Australia is the place for bushwalking... New Zealand has some good tracks too... but surprisingly the rest of the world has some places worth visiting too! (imaging that!)

This is the place to share walks from outside of Australia/New Zealand.

Popular Walks

Walks in Overseas

Easy
6 km return
2 hrs

Arches National Park

Several hikes here but the most popular is to " Delicate Arch " quite easy walk and worth the hike ( and others ) when in Utah.

Medium
7 km one-way
2 hrs

Bray to Greystones Coast Walk

This coastal walk is situated in County Wicklow, Ireland. Abundance numbers of birdlife and plant/flowers. Coastal views are spectacular. An easy walk but some climbing, the Dart train is available at the end of the walk for return. No permits or maps required.

Medium
5 km return
2 hrs

Bryce Canyon National Park

Several hikes in this park to from Medium to Hard. All provide stunning scenery. The most popular is the Navajo Trail , does go zig zag down and is a loop so goes back up again and some level of fitness is required but worth the hike.

Very Hard
312 km one-way
14 days

Coast to Coast - United Kingdon

A 17 - 20 day walk, broken at with overnights at quaint English villages, and a couple of bigger towns. Average day is 20ks, and starts in St Bees on the West Coast and finishes in Robin Hoods Bay in the East, cover three national parks. Some days are very long and challenging, some quiet easy. Beautiful scenery. Some navigational skills are helpful, but there are some good guide books available. The trail is not well marked, but quite popular in summer months, recommend a good level of fitness and some back to back long hike training.

Easy
1 km return
6 mins

Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park

King County's 25,000 acre park system, minutes from Eastside cities such as Bellevue, Newcastle and Issaquah (Seattle).

Easy
2 km return
78 mins

Devils Tower

Devils Tower is an interesting national monument in Utah. The walking trail around is very easy and flat and goes around in a loop. Nice lil walk when driving past !

Very Hard
120 km
14 days

Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp Trek is extremely popular and famous trekking trail has people from all over the world come here to be totally absorbed by this exotic corner of the world, to be placed in visual awe of the magnificent Mt Everest and its sibling mountain ranges. Trekking to Everest base camp takes you to the Base Camp (5,320m/17,450ft) of the highest mountain in the world- Mt. Everest (8,848m/29,021ft).

Easy
19.5 km
6 hrs

Grand Canyon Rim Walk

The highlight of course is the Grand Canyon, nothing you have ever seen can prepare you for how big it really is, the path is mostly paved with some gravel sections, and views up to 40miles to the other side of the canyon. There is a bus for the return journey and planning to be on the rim at sunset is a must.

Medium
22 km one-way
2 days

Headhunters Trail Borneo

The headhunters trail through Borneo is there for anyone seeking a jungle adventure. Located in Mulu National park this walk takes you through some dense jungle along rivers, a secluded jungle camp, monkey bridges and there are plenty of leeches and sweating along the way.

Hard
42 km
3.5 days

Inca Trail

Beautiful hike past Inca Ruins to reach Machu Picchu.