TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE

FUN, FITNESS, FRIENDS AND FUNDRAISING!

A big wild welcome to Coastrek, Australia’s most iconic charity hiking challenge.

Choose your adventure: Walk 50km, 30km or 20km along Australia’s most spectacular coastlines.

Join thousands of wild women - and men! - in teams of four as we immerse ourselves in nature for an epic adventure of fun, fitness, friends and fundraising, proudly supporting the Heart Foundation.

A Life-Changing Experience

How it works

Feel the natural exhilaration of exploring your backyard or venturing further afield for a weekend of fun, fitness, friends and fundraising. 

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Get the Gang Together

Make a team of four with your besties, the school mums, your family or work mates, and sign up for the best adventure of 2024.

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Train With the Best

Get event fit and stay motivated with our fully supported 12-week Training Program and passionate online community.

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Fundraise With Ease

We have all the resources you need to reach your fundraising goal. PLUS, you have direct access to the Heart Foundation for any questions.

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Event Day

All your hard work has paid off! It's time to stretch your legs in nature along a truly spectacular route and revel in the amazing Coastrek vibe.

Choose Your Adventure

Which coastrek location is your perfect pick?

All offer spectacular views, an amazing vibe and the chance to immerse yourelf in nature while nurturing your friendships and your wellbeing. In 2024, do something life-changing for yourself, your pals and your heart!


 

  

  

 

 

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GET A TASTE OF THE ADVENTURE!

which distance is for you?

With 3 epic distances to choose from it's not easy to decide which one to pick. So here is our cheat sheet to help you choose your adventure!

Fearless Adventurer
THE FEARLESS ADVENTURER
  • 'Adventure' is your middle name
  • Not afraid to get outside your comfort zone
  • Loves a sunrise or sunset selfie
  • Looks for any excuse to get into nature with your besties
  • Lives by the motto, go hard or go home
  • Loves a fitness challenge that’s cheaper than the gym
Thrill Seeker
THE THRILL SEEKER
  • Loves watching nature wake up in the morning  
  • Chooses to go to that 'extra' lookout
  • Opts for a day of adventure over a night at "the club"
  • Likes a long chat and a coffee with the girls
  • Seeks the Goldilocks of day hikes: not too long or short, but just right
Twilight Traveller
THE TWILIGHT TASTER
  • Likes to start late, but finish strong 
  • Craves a taste of the legendary Coastrek magic
  • Loves a party where you feel great the next day
  • Loves the glow of golden hour 
  • Afternoon delight is a way of life ;)
  • Short on time but big on trying something new

employee wellbeing & team connection

We are on a mission to connect, coach, champion and improve the physical, social and mental well-being of all Coastrek participants. To find out more about Coastrek and your corporate involvement, contact our Corporate & Partners Manager today.

NOT JUST A WILD WALK FOR CHARITY FUNDRAISING

Fun, Fitness, Friends and Fundraising! Coastrek is a team trekking challenge
with the aim to get more women moving in nature.

16

Years of Coastrek

Women moving in nature

10,000

Women moving in nature a year

Kilometres trekked to date

2,000,000+

Kilometres have been trekked to date

Dollars raised for charity

$50M

Raised for charity

WE'VE RAISED SO FAR

$1,633,795

FOR 2024

CANBERRA

$140,583 raised

$140,583 raised

SYDNEY

$673,504 raised

$673,504 raised

MORNINGTON PENINSULA

$640,194 raised

$640,194 raised

SUNSHINE COAST

$139,456 raised

$139,456 raised

FLEURIEU PENINSULA

$17,218 raised

$17,218 raised

MARGARET RIVER

$22,840 raised

$22,840 raised

OUR TOP FUNDRAISERS

TOP INDIVIDUALS

TOP TEAMS

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Welcome to Coastrek – Australia’s most iconic hiking challenge for women.

  • Do you want to improve your fitness and feel better in body and mind?
  • Want to have fun with friends while raising donations for a good cause?

You’ve come to the right place! When you take part in a charity walk, and fundraising activity, through Coastrek, you’ll be challenging yourself, having fun, smashing your personal boundaries and raising money for the Heart Foundation – all at the same time! Our fitness team trekking event keeps you healthy, whilst also being for a good cause!

 

Walking Events & Challenges for Charity Fundraising

We all know how important exercise is for heart health, physical and mental health. This is why all the money we raise from our charity hiking and walking events goes to Australia’s largest peak body funder of heart health research, the Heart Foundation.

Together, the Heart Foundation and Coastrek are embarking on an adventure to improve the lives of everyday Australians for the better, by taking a walk on the wild side to build healthier, happier hearts.

In the 13 years we’ve been running our charity events, we’ve raised over $45 million for good causes – all thanks to the amazing women - and men! - who have taken part in our fitness team trekking. 

 

How it works 

We organise charity walks in Sydney, Mornington Peninsula, Sunshine Coast, Fleurieu Peninsula and Margaret River taking you along some of Australia’s most spectacular stretches of coastline. You can choose to trek 20km, 30km, 35km, 45km, or 60km, to suit your level of fitness. This is an amazing way to see some of the most beautiful scenery in Australia while challenging yourself and raising money for the Heart Foundation.

All you have to do is:

  • Get together in a team of 4 people
  • Pledge to fundraise $2,000 as a team
  • Come up with creative and fun ideas for fundraising
  • Do a charity walk with us!

It isn’t competitive – it’s all about challenging your own personal boundaries and getting fit and healthy in our fundraising walk. And with our 12-week training program, it’s easy to get fit and feel great! For those wanting to contribute more to the community also have the opportunity to volunteer with us. Some choose to take part in Coastrek as a running event, however, our hiking challenge is a fundraising event that has no boundaries, so you can walk, jog, run or even dance so long as you are challenging yourself and having fun!

Join a fundraising walk with Coastrek

You can find out all about what we do, how to get involved here on our site or how to make a donation. Contact us if you’d like to speak to one of our team – we’re always happy to hear from new recruits! We’re looking forward to walking with you!