UNDER DOWN UNDER: Tassie Wild
TASSIE WILD (TBW3)
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.
Join your guide as we venture into the untouched wilderness of Tasmania’s West Coast. Travelling along the coast from the seaside town of Strahan we explore the shifting sands of Henty Dunes before continuing into the Tarkine Rainforest and enjoying a walk to Tasmania’s highest waterfall – Montezuma Falls. Alternatively, there is also the option today of joining a world famous cruise on the Gordon River. This scenic cruise provides a great way to explore the rich history and scenic beauty of Macquarie Harbour and the Gordon River. (Optional cruise at own expense). 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. (Breakfast )
Day 1: Hobart to Strahan
Day 2: Wild West Coast
Day 3: Cradle Mountain and Launceston
Hobart, Mt Field & Russell Falls, Lake St Clair, Strahan, Ocean Beach, Henty Dunes, Cradle Mountain National Park, Sheffield & Launceston.
2 nights accommodation using Hostels with shared facilities
Meals as indicated (2 Breakfast & 1 West Coast BBQ Dinner)
All National Park Entry Fees
Hotel and Hostel pickups and drop offs
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