Tassie Wild Tour: 3 Days 2 Nights

Welcome to the land that time forgot as we head off on a 3 day adventure through Tasmania’s wild West Coast.

Tasmania, Australia
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Start time
7:00 am
Group size
24
Pick up & Drop off
Included
Minimum age
8 yrs
Meals
Included
FromAUD $435
Person (Twin / Double): AUD $490
Person (Single): AUD $625
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Highlights

  • 2 nights’ accommodation with 2 breakfasts
  • National Park entry fees
  • Locally produced tastings (varies with seasons)
  • Hostel and motel pickups and drop offs

What's excluded

  • The Gordon River Cruise is optional

WHAT TO EXPECT

Immerse yourself deep in the wilderness! We will journey back in time to explore our heritage, wander through untouched forests, explore untamed rivers and rugged coastlines. Admire breathtaking mountainous sights and inhale the freshest air ever.
 
Itinerary
Our journey begins in Hobart. From there we will travel from east to west. Admire the stunning Russell Falls, the Mt Field National Park Tall Trees and Lake St Clair. Strahan will be our home base, where we settle in for two nights’ accommodation during our expedition along the unspoilt West Coast.

You will have the chance to take in all the treasures of the rugged West Coast of Tasmania. The Henty Dunes, Tarkine Rainforest and Montezuma Falls will no longer have secrets for us after this trip. Those who want can even join the world-famous Gordon River Cruise (optional + at your own expense). 
 
Next highlight is Cradle Mountain for hikes and sightseeing before continuing to Launceston via Sheffield. Do not miss out on this opportunity to discover a stunning part of the world that is almost untouched by civilisation.
 

Highlights:

  • Russell Falls, Mt Field National Park, Lake St Clair
  • Henty Dunes, Tarkine Rainforest, Gordon River
  • Cradle Mountain, Sheffield, Launceston 

 
Departure time
Hobart - 7:00 am
 
Departure days
October - November: Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday
December - January - February: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
March - April: Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday
May - September: Thursday, Sunday
 
What to bring?

  • Camera
  • Drink bottle
  • Comfortable trail walking shoes
  • Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Clothes to suit conditions (layers are a good idea)
  • Waterproof jacket (just in case)
  • Swimwear and towel (conditions permitting) 

 

ITINERARY
Start Point:
Hobart
End Point:
Hobart

Our journey starts in Hobart. We drive through the Derwent Valley and traverse the island from east to west. You’ll see the stunning Russell Falls, walk under the Mt Field National Park Tall Trees and stop at Lake St Clair, Australia’s deepest freshwater lake. We also enter the Franklin-Gordon Wild River National Park before arriving in Strahan, where we will spend the night. 

 

Overnight: Strahan

Tasmania’s West Coast boasts incredible and untouched wilderness. We will conquer the shifting sands of Henty Dunes, then continue into the Tarkine Rainforest and walk to Montezuma Falls; Tasmania’s highest waterfall. You will get the possibility of joining the world-famous Gordon River Cruise (optional + at your own expense).

 

Overnight: Strahan (Breakfast)

Around 950m above sea level, the World Heritage listed, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Claire National Park, offers walks which will suit every level of hiker. Choose a walk that suits you and wander around Dove Lake or opt for a more challenging hike to Marion’s Lookout. A short drive will take us through Sheffield, the ‘town of murals’. From there we continue towards Launceston.

TOUR AVAILABILITY
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Due to the diverse mix of our guests we believe they prefer to do their own thing for most meals, this means you to try out Tasmania great food and drinks that are suited your taste and budget. Our tours normally include breakfast and some include meals that showcase Tasmanian produce or provide a great way to get to know your fellow travellers.

 

For the meals not included you will have the chance to dine out and enjoy the local foods and produce with recommendations from the guide, or visit the local supermarket to purchase items that can be prepared in the kitchen at each hostel, either individually or as a group.

We offer a range of accommodation options to suit your budget!

 

The accommodation included in the base tour price is for a dormitory room in a hostel. The places we use throughout Tasmania are small, quiet and comfortable and we place our guests in same sex dormitory rooms. If you prefer more privacy and or comfort, you can choose a private twin/double or single room at the hostel or a nearby hotel/motel for an additional cost.

For breakfast we supply cereals, toast, juice, tea & coffee. If there’s something you can’t do without, just bring it with you! Please advise your dietary requirements at the time of booking.

 

Some of our tours will include opportunities to taste and sample local produce; check the individual tour information for these details.

 

We do not supply lunches or dinners on any of our trips however our guides will recommend great places to eat along the way and stop at supermarkets to stock up on any supplies needed if you prefer to cook yourself.

We visit some incredible places throughout Tasmania, and wherever possible get out of the bus to explore. While most of our trips are active in nature our guides aim to offer walks that cater for all types of fitness with easy, medium and hard walking options.

Bring clothing that suits the season, while including warm clothes (it can get cold in the mountains), comfortable walking shoes, toiletries, a towel, hat, sunscreen, waterproof jacket, swimsuit, water bottle and camera. Luggage is restricted to one normal pack, bag or case (20kg) plus a small day pack.

All full day & extended tours include pick up and drop off from your city hostel or hotel.  Our tours leave from all major gateways to Tasmania so no matter whether you arrive by boat to Devonport, or by plane to Hobart or Launceston we have a tour to suit you.

The tours that we offer are designed to help you see as much of Tasmania as possible with like minded travelers. There is no maximum age provided you have a good sense of adventure and a reasonable level of fitness, however we do have a minimum age of 8 years old to ensure all passengers get the most from the tour!

Our maximum group size if 24 passengers plus the tour guide. These small group sizes allow you plenty of time to get to know your fellow passengers and guide.

 

Our tours are conducted in modern, comfortable air-conditioned buses. By having small groups it means we can spend as much time as possible outside the bus exploring the wonderful sights of Tasmania.

We included everything we believe is needed to have a great time in Tasmania while keeping our prices as low as possible. There are no extra charges or fees on any of our tours so the only expenses you’ll have throughout the tour will be extra meals not included, optional extras or souvenirs from the great places you’ll visit. Each individual tour will have different inclusions and to check see these just review our Tours to find out a bit more about them. To give you a general idea our tours will always include:

  • Experienced friendly Guides
  • All bedding
  • Meals as indicated
  • Hotel / hostel pick up and drop off (with the exception of Mt Wellington Descent)
  • National Parks passe
  • All Entry Fees
Small print
Terms & Conditions:

AGE

A traveller must be minimum age of 8 years at the time of the tour to participate.

 

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

Optional activities, as described in the itinerary, are at your own expense, are not included in the price of the tour and do not form part of these terms and conditions.

 

HEALTH AND SAFETY

You acknowledge that the nature of the tour is adventure travel and participation involves a degree of personal risk.


Cancellation Policy:

  • 30 days or more prior departure: 75% refund
  • 8 to 29 days prior departure: 50% refund
  • 0 to 7 days or no show: No refund


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Under Down Under
28 Collins St, Hobart TAS 7000

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