The Lap of Tassie combines the Wild West Coast and East Coast Adventure Tours to show you the highlights of both sides of Tasmania.
Mt Field, Russell Falls & Lake St. Clair
It’s time to get wild! First up is the pristine wilderness of Mount Field National Park – the entry point to the huge Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. See beautiful Russell Falls and walk among some of the tallest trees on earth! Look out for the Tasmanian Pademelons hopping around, they’re unique to Tasmania!
We stop for lunch at Australia’s deepest lake, peaceful Lake St Clair. If you’re lucky you might see a platypus. At Donaghy’s Hill the incredible views stretch in all directions. See the quartzite peak of Frenchmans Cap, and the iconic Franklin River winding its way through the valley below.
Overnight – Jump Holiday House @ Tullah
DAY 2 – Montezuma Falls, Strahan & Henty Dunes
An action packed day today on Tassie’s wild West Coast. First up we walk through lush rainforest along the path of an old railway to Montezuma Falls – Tasmania’s highest waterfall.The beautiful fishing town of Strahan is our lunch stop today – immerse yourself in the beauty and history of what was once one of the most remote outposts of the British Empire. Close by are the massive Henty Dunes – climb to the top for a wonderful view across the Southern Ocean and an awesome Jumping experience!
Overnight – Jump Holiday House @ Tullah
DAY 3 – Cradle Mountain, Sheffield & Launceston
Cradle Mountain day! This stunning Tasmanian icon is a place to take in slowly – we stay 4 hours with a range of hikes and other activities to let you enjoy Cradle to the max! After Cradle it’s time for lunch in the ‚ÄúTown of Murals‚Äù. Look out for the alpaca man! In the afternoon it’s time to enjoy Tassie’s fine foods with a stop at the Honey Farm. We stay gourmet with an opportunity to try delicious hot smoked salmon later.
In the evening we reach Tasmania’s northern capital, the garden city of Launceston. Check out the Cataract Gorge, a gorgeous natural valley in the heart of the city!
Overnight – Launceston
DAY 4 – Bay of Fires, Bicheno & East Coast
Today we head east to admire the amazing memorial carvings at Legerwood and taste the cheesy delights of the Pyengana Dairy Company. In the afternoon it’s time for the highlight of the day – the stunning Bay of Fires. With some of the whitest sand and clearest water you’ll ever see, take your time to explore the beach or maybe take a swim. If you like oysters you can purchase some of the best nearby at St Helens. In the evening we arrive at our accommodation in the seaside town of Bicheno. As darkness falls head to the beach to see the little penguins come ashore to nest.
Overnight – Bicheno
DAY 5 – Wineglass Bay, Freycinet & Kate’s Berry Farm
Today we’ll see another Tassie icon – the gorgeous sparkling waters of Wineglass Bay in Freycinet National Park. Fantastic views are on offer from the lookout and from the beach itself, or if you’re really keen, hike up Mount Amos! Our optional activity this morning is to see the rescued animals at East Coast Natureworld, a popular wildlife sanctuary. We arrive at feeding time for the Tasmanian devils, wombats, kangaroos, koalas and many more animals that call the park home. (Extra cost). This afternoon we travel down the scenic Great Eastern Drive back to Hobart with a stop at Kate’s Berry Farm at Swansea – a great afternoon tea stop with a fantastic view.
– 4 Nights accommodation (dorm or private rooms available)
– National Park entry fees
– Honey, smoked salmon and cheese tastings
– A young, experienced Tasmanian tour guide
– All linen-no sleeping bag required
– Free pickup and drop-off from central city locations
– Every departure is guaranteed!
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