Tasmanian wilderness walking tour, 7 day

From: AUD3385

per person


Adult - $3385 (twin/double share accommodation)

Single Supplement - $ 1040.00

 

A special event surcharge of AUD $200 per person applies to the following tour departures: 4 to 10 January 2015


4 Star Accommodation Local Guides Meals Included
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Launceston, Tasmania
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Tasmanian wilderness walking tour, 7 day

This small group walking tour allows you to experience Tasmania’s national parks and UNESCO world heritage areas in style. Stay in deluxe accommodation, allowing you to refresh and revive after your daytime walking adventures. Visit the picturesque cradle mountain national park, granite peaks and white sandy beaches of the east coast, beautiful Maria Island, the rugged Tasman Peninsula and the rainforests of southern Tasmania.

 

Day 1 – Launceston to Cradle Mountain

Meet your guide at noon to start your journey to UNESCO Word Heritage listed Cradle Mountain National Park. Enjoy an introductory walk in this fascinating alpine environment before settling in at your deluxe accommodation.

 

Day 2 – Cradle Mountain Alpine Wilderness

Your guide will introduce you to the many endemic fauna and flora species of the region whilst enjoying picturesque views on your walk beneath the spectacular craggy peaks of Cradle Mountain.

 

Day 3 – Cradle Mountain to Freycinet Peninsula

Depart Cradle Mountain and travel to the East Coast. Visit Marakoopa Caves to admire the fascinating display of glow-worms. Enjoy a short afternoon walk before settling in at your accommodation.

 

Day 4 – Freycinet Peninsula & Wineglass Bay

Spend the day walking through the National Park’s granite mountains and white sandy beaches. Today you will visit Wineglass Bay, rated one of the top 10 beaches in the world.

 

Day 5 – Maria Island

Board the ferry in Triabunna and cross the Mercury Passage to Maria Island. With no vehicle traffic, enjoy a day of peaceful walking along historic ruins, sweeping bays, rugged fossil cliffs and imposing mountains. Watch for the island’s resident wombats and kangaroos!

 

Day 6 – Tasman Peninsula

Today explore the Tasman Peninsula’s interesting coastal geology and the southern hemisphere’s highest sea cliffs. In the afternoon, continue to Tasmania’s capitol city Hobart.

 

Day 7 – Mt Field National Park

Discover Tasmania’s first National Park which is filled with ancient tall trees, rainforest waterfalls and unique glacier-sculpted landforms which demonstrate Australia’s geological links with Antarctica.

 

Scheduled departure dates:

7  to 13 September 2014

21 to 27 September 2014
5 to 11 October 2014
19 to 29 October 2014
2 to 8 November 2014
16 to 22 November 2014
24 November to 1 December 2014
8 to 15 December 2014
12 to 19 January 2015
26 January to 2 February 2015
9 to 16 February 2015
23 February to 2 March 2015
9 to 16 March 2015
23 to 30 March 2015


Tour Price: AUD 3385 per person based on twin/double share accommodation

 

TOUR INCLUDES: 7 days of guided small group touring, transport in well-appointed vehicle, 6  nights’ accommodation, 6 x breakfast, 7 x lunch, transport in comfortable vehicle, private expert hiking guide, entry [email protected], entry Marakoopa Cave, Maria Island Ferry, National Parks passes and morning tea daily. Walks and day hikes are from 2 to 6 hours in duration