Our hikes are graded in accordance with the Australian Walking Track Grading System.
Grade 1 – The trail will be under 5 kilometres and doesn’t require any bush walking experience. The track will be flat and even with no stairs or overly steep sections. To be rated a grade 1 the track should be suitable for people in wheelchairs (with assistance) and children’s strollers.
Grade 2 (easy) – A grade 2 track will be under 10km and like the grade 1 it doesn’t require any prior bushwalking experience. These are great tracks to get started on. The track will have a hardened or compacted path and may include some gentle slopes and occasional steps.
Grade 3 (moderate) – These tracks maybe up to 20km long. They are suitable for most ages and fitness levels. The tracks are well formed and marked, but may have short steep hill sections, steps and uneven ground. In parts there may be obstacles you need to go over or under.
Grade 4 (challenging) – A grade 4 track is likely to be longer and include rough ground and very steep sections. They may be any length and directional signs and markers are likely to be more limited. A reasonable level of fitness and unrestricted movement will be required.
Grade 5 (hard) – The tracks are likely to be less defined, rough, steep and have very few directional signs or track markers.