The Port Davey and South Coast Track – Day 5

Day 5 – Melaleuca to Louisa Creek
24.6km
Note: For GPS data, go to the GPS data page. 

This turned out to be a much longer day than anticipated, mainly because the campsite was – for the first time – full.

But I’ll come back to that.

I got up early to see my parents fly in on a little plane from Hobart. Flights are offered by one company (it used to be two, but one company unfortunately went broke). That same company had earlier flown in our food supplies, which we picked up at the hut. It made the bags heavy again, but better than lugging it all the way from Scott’s Peak Dam.

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The Port Davey and South Coast Track – Day 4

Day 4 – Forest Camp to Melaleuca
Distance: 20km+
Walking difficulty: Medium
Date walked: 14 March 2012
Note: For GPS data, go to the GPS data page.

My parents were flying into Melaleuca, so we decided to make the jump and stay the night in one of Melaleuca’s cabins.

In order to do so, we got up early.

The walk to Farrell Point is about 6km away through undulating lands. The walking was easy and only took a couple of hours. There are a few hills to walk up and down, but the views are magnificent. There’s a side trip here you can do if you want (we didn’t do it, but it’s on some of the maps).

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