Our Tassie Wild 3 Day Tour will take you through the centre of the World Heritage area to the rugged West Coast. It is a tour like no other! There is so much you can see and do and plenty of great people to meet along the way. Highlights include Mt Field National Park, Lake St Clair, Strahan, Gordon River, Cradle Mountain National Park, Dove Lake and Marion's Lookout. Book your seat on this fantastic tour today and see Tassie for yourself!
Day 1: Hobart to Strahan
Our journey begins as we traverse the island from east to west. Escaping Hobart through the Derwent Valley, we walk in the land of the giants and admire the beauty of Russell Falls and Mt Field National Park. Visit Lake St Clair, Australia's deepest freshwater lake. Enter the temperate time capsule that is the Franklin- Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. End the day in Strahan beside Macquarie Harbour. Our West Coast hosts welcome us with a BBQ dinner.
Overnight: Strahan (Dinner)
Day 2: Wild West Coast
Discover the Wild West coast today with a visit to Ocean Beach and the Henty Sand Dunes. Search for elusive whale bones amongst the shifting sands or simply breathe in the freshest air in the world.
Stroll by the foreshore of the harbour or walk amongst the rainforest to a waterfall. There is also the option today of a cruise on the famous Gordon River, take a scenic sea plane flight over the Gordon and Franklin River system complete with a river landing and walk, journey up the King River on a jet boat, peacefully paddle a kayak of your own or catch a salmon in the harbour. (Strahan optional activities at own expense). Tonight we enjoy a performance of Tasmania's longest running play – “The Ship that never was”. Overnight: Strahan (Breakfast)
Day 3: Cradle Mountain to Launceston
We journey to 950m above sea level to the Cradle Valley, our gateway to the World Heritage Area of Cradle Mountain National Park. We share some local knowledge and interpretation of the landscape to help you choose a walk that will enhance your experience here. With an extensive range of tracks, you will be able to take it easy with a stroll around Dove Lake and one of the many boardwalk tracks or perhaps challenge yourself with a hike to Marion's Lookout. A short drive to Sheffield, “the town of murals”, before continuing on to Launceston, Australia's third oldest city.
2 Nights Accommodation
3 days fully guided tour
Meals as indicated
Entry to the play “The ship that never was”
National Parks Fees
Fun, professional guide
Hostel/hotel pick up and drop off
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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2013 - 2014 season. The 2014 - 2015 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2014 - 31st March 2015. The 2015 - 2016 season rates commence on the 1st April 2015.