When to walk the Overland Track

There is no doubt that December, January and February are the most popular time to walk the Overland Track, and for good reasons. Of course, the most popular time is not the best time for everyone; it depends on your level of experience and motivation for walking the track.
So let’s explore different times of the year and look at the conditions. We can also explore the time of day and other considerations around timing.

How long do I need to prepare?
Time of day
The climate across the year
Summer (December-February)
Autumn (March-May)
Winter (June-August)
Spring (September-November)