Tour ID: 10022385
If you want to explore the "wild west" wilderness, this tour is ideal for you. It takes you to all the main places and more. You will see the Russell Falls, walk amongst the giant trees in Mt Field National Park and visit Australia's deepest lake, Lake St Clair. You will also walk through amazing national parks and rainforests, always admiring what is on offer from nature. Tour starts in Hobart and finishes in Launceston.
Escape into the land that time forgot as we head off on a 3-day adventure on Tasmania’s wild West Coast.
Immerse yourself deep in the wilderness! We will journey back through time to explore our heritage, walk through untouched forests, explore wild rivers and rugged coastlines, see breathtaking mountainous vistas and breath the freshest air in the world. We make Strahan our home base, as we settle in for 2 nights’ accommodation to make the most of our time on the wild West Coast. Then it’s off to Cradle Mountain for walks and sightseeing before we travel to Launceston via Sheffield. This is an amazing opportunity to see part of the world that is nearly untouched by civilisation.
Starts: Hobart 7.00am
Finishes: Launceston 5.30pm
Day 1: HOBART > STRAHAN
We leave Hobart and drive through the Derwent Valley – travelling east to west across the island. You’ll see the beautiful Russell Falls, walk among the Mt Field National Park Tall Trees, and visit Australia’s deepest freshwater lake, Lake St Clair. Explore the pristine Franklin-Gordon Wild River National Park and end the day in Strahan.
Day 2: WILD WEST COAST
In the untouched wilderness of Tasmania’s West Coast we will explore the shifting sands of Henty Dunes. Then we continue into the Tarkine Rainforest and walk to Tasmania’s highest waterfall – Montezuma Falls. Or you can choose to join the world famous Gordon River Cruise (optional, at your own expense).
Overnight: Strahan (Breakfast)
Day 3: CRADLE MOUNTAIN > LAUNCESTON
Around 950m above sea level is the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St Claire National Park, where you choose a walk to suit you. With an extensive range of tracks, stroll around Dove Lake or challenge yourself with a hike to Marion’s Lookout. A short drive takes us through Sheffield, the ‘town of murals’, to Launceston.
• 2 nights’ accommodation with 2 breakfast
• National Park entry fees
• Local produce tastings (varies with seasons)
• Hostel and motel pickups and drop offs
• If are looking for the Hobart return tour click here
Options (at own expense):
• Gordon River Cruise
3 days / 2 nights
7:00 AM Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sun
Hostel and hostel pick ups in central Hobart at 7:00am. Please ring to confirm your final pick up arrangements, using the details on your booking confirmation.
Departs Thursdays and Sundays year-round, as well as selected Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays during peak periods.
• 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)
Child prices apply for children between 8 and 16 years of age, inclusive. Minimum age on tour is 8 years. A child must be accompanied by an adult.
Launceston, Cradle Mountain, Sheffield, Strahan, Russell Falls, Derwent Valley, Derwent River, New Norfolk, Lake St Clair, Mt Field, Tullah and Henty Dunes
Motel Twin Share Upgrade (per person). Upgrades are subject to confirmation by the tour operator after booking. Please consider contacting us to check availability first.
Motel Single Share Upgrade (per person). Upgrades are subject to confirmation by the tour operator after booking. Please consider contacting us to check availability first.
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