What to bring

Victorian weather is notoriously changeable. Be prepared for a variety of weather, with the possibility of cold, windy and wet conditions.
It is not necessary to ‘dress’ for evening meals; casual, comfortable clothing is sufficient.

Essential items

Hiking Boots/Shoes
It is essential that any hiking boots are “broken in” (i.e. walked in/worn every day for at least three or four weeks prior to wearing them on the Walk for Wilai).
There are many hiking boots on the market, and you need to find the best boot for your foot configuration. One recommended brand, that adjusts well to the individual shape of your foot; and has a durable sole and comfortable uppers is the SCARPA brand.

Socks
Wigwam brand Hiking socks are highly recommended.

Day pack
A Day Back Pack – with “camel” water holder inside is advisable.

First Aid kit
You will need a Personal first aid kit that includes a variety of Band aids! For those prone to blisters consider a few Compeeds which are basically a hardcore bandaids that protect while sticking to your skin until your blister has healed.

Rain jacket/Poncho

Long-sleeve shirt with collar (for sun protection)

Sunhat

Long pants

Warm jacket and hat

High factor sunscreen

Insect repellent

Sunglasses

Toiletries

Watch or alarm clock

Sleeping Bag

Pillow

Walking poles/sticks
(Highly recommended) See further information here.

Torch

Sandals or thongs


**Please note: A Towel will be provided.**