Narcissus to Cynthia Bay
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   5 h to 6 h

16.7 km
oneway

Climb: 467m
Descent: 467m

Moderate track
Starting from Narcissus Hut this walk leads you across the swampy Hamilton Plains and then through a mix of dry tall forest and rainforest to Echo Point Hut, located next to Lake St Clair, with a few spots along the way to access the lake. You can spend an extra night at Echo Point or continue to walk for a few more hours to reach Cynthia Bay, the end of the Overland Track. This section of the Overland Track is dominated by giant trees and occasional lake vistas. Enjoy a burger and a cold drink after signing the logbook for one last time. Let us begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.


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Start
Start.

After 45 m come to the "Narcissus Hut" (15 m on your left).
After another 8 m come to the "Narcissus Ranger Hut" (15 m on your right).
After another 175 m continue straight.
After another 1.4 km veer left.
After another 4.7 km come to the "Echo Point Campsite" (10 m on your left).
This is a free campsite.
Side trip to Echo Point Hut where you can spend the night. Details near bottom of page.
Turn right
Turn right.

After another 25 m pass the toilet (20 m on your right).
After another 8.5 km continue straight.
After another 200 m continue straight.
After another 195 m continue straight.
Then cross the bridge (about 15 m long)
Continue straight.
A side trip to Fergy's Paddock campsite and Lake St Clair shoreline. You can camp at Fergy's Paddock at the end of the Overland Track. You might want to set up camp and wander in Cynthia Bay to enjoy a few luxuries before heading back to camp for the night. No facilities at the campsite. Details near bottom of page.
Continue straight
After another 740 m continue straight.
Continue straight
After another 100 m continue straight.

After another 55 m pass the sign.
Continue straight
After another 350 m continue straight.
Continue straight
After another 120 m continue straight.

After another 25 m pass the restaurant (25 m on your right).
About 75 m past the end is a car park
After another 35 m pass the "Visitor Centre" (6 m on your right).
After another 20 m come to a sign
A toilet

Side trip to Echo Point Hut where you can spend the night. Side trip to Echo Point Hut where you can spend the night.
Turn map Directions & comments
Start
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After 30 m come to the "Echo Point Hut".
The end
Continue another 15 m to find the end.

A side trip to Fergy's Paddock campsite and Lake St Clair shoreline. You can camp at Fergy's Paddock at the end of the Overland Track. You might want to set up camp and wander in Cynthia Bay to enjoy a few luxuries before heading back to camp for the night. No facilities at the campsite. A side trip to Fergy's Paddock campsite and Lake St Clair shoreline. You can camp at Fergy's Paddock at the end of the Overland Track. You might want to set up camp and wander in Cynthia Bay to enjoy a few luxuries before heading back to camp for the night. No facilities at the campsite.
Turn map Directions & comments
Start
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After 120 m come to the "Fergy's Paddock camp site" (10 m on your right).
The end
Continue another 9 m to find the end.