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What to Wear Hiking in Australia – Head to Toe Guide 2024

melissa whillas

Posted on June 11 2024

Traveller Hiking Vest + Woodlands Bucket Hat

Adventures are something we all crave, and what better way to experience it than hiking in the great outdoors of Australia? With its diverse landscape and stunning natural beauty, Australia offers endless opportunities for hiking enthusiasts. However, before you start on your adventure, it's essential to be well-prepared with the right hiking clothes from head to toe.

Traveller Hiking Vest + Woodlands Bucket Hat

Here is the list of clothes and accessories you need to wear while hiking:

  • Hats: Stay Cool and Protected

Start with a high-quality hat to protect yourself from the sun. Big Jim's Bush Hat offers excellent coverage and durability, making it perfect for rugged terrains. If you prefer something lighter, the Bourke Breeze Wide Brim Soaka Hat is ideal for hot climates, providing ample shade and breathability. For those tackling dusty paths, the Darwin Breeze Hat in Brown is both stylish and functional, protecting you from the elements. And if you need a hat that can withstand various conditions, the Bronco Tinnie Drywax Shapeable Hat is your go-to.

  • Upper Body: Comfort and Versatility

Choosing the right shirt and vest is crucial for maintaining comfort during your hike. The Croydon Shirt combines style and practicality, is lightweight, and is easy to wear. On cooler days, the Delta Vest adds an extra layer of warmth without restricting movement. For those who need a robust option, the Colac Shirt—Full Placket is versatile, offering protection against the sun while being tough enough for rougher trails. These pieces are essential components of any hiking fashion ensemble.

  • Lower Body: Durable and Flexible

Your choice of pants can significantly impact your hiking experience. Walk-A-Bout Oilskin Pants are designed to endure harsh conditions, providing durability and comfort. For an added layer of protection against the elements, the Workhorse Oilskin Pants are a fantastic choice, built to last through numerous adventures. Durable hiking clothes are a must for any outdoor enthusiast.

  • Outerwear: Be Prepared for All-Weather

Australian Weather can be unpredictable, so it's good to be prepared with quality outerwear. The Workhorse Drovers Coat and Storm Drover's Jacket in Brown offer excellent protection against wind and rain. Both are designed for comfort without compromising on style.

  • Accessories: Finishing Touches

Remember to accessorise appropriately. The Ironbark Belt—Double Keeper ensures your pants stay secure, no matter how challenging the trail. It’s sturdy and adds a touch of style to your outfit. Accessories like these complete your hiking fashion and functionality.

Final Thoughts

Dressing appropriately for hiking in Australia is all about balancing comfort, protection, and style. Kakadu Traders Australia offers a variety of hiking clothes that cater to these needs. From durable hats to stylish outerwear and accessories, our products keep you looking great and comfortable on any adventure.

Upgrade your hiking wardrobe today and experience the perfect combination of fashion and function. Browse our collection to stay protected and stylish on your next outdoor excursion.

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