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Tasmania's Great Walks

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Tasmania is a truly beautiful place with dense forests, exquisite lakes and mountains to take your breath away.  We walk many of its back country trails and remote regions as well as inserting some respite time exploring the charming city of Hobart

An active journey walking through some of the most picturesque landscapes of the apple isle.  A lovely mid tour break in beautiful Hobart with time to visit Salamanca Market

10 Day Itinerary

*This tour requires a minimum of 8 travellers to depart

Day 1 - arrive Hobart to Port Arthur
We meet this morning in Hobart at 09:00am at our joining point Hotel. (We can book your accommodation for the previous night if required). We take in a short city tour then depart Hobart for the lovely drive to the historic settlement of Port Arthur. Here we can learn about the settlement’s history as a former penal colony on an included guided tour of the important site. As it’s our first night together we can perhaps share a group dinner locally
Day 2 - Port Arthur to Cape Raoul Track
After breakfast we drive to the trailhead of the Cape Raoul track. We are on foot and follow the trail away from the coast to enjoy views of the breathtaking cliffs of the Tasman National Park. Our walk continues along the plateau and through coastal scrub as we appreciate views of Mt Brown, Arthurs Peak, Mt Fortescue and the cliffs of Cape Pillar. At the end of the trail we will relish a vista of the dramatic and jagged spires of Cape Raoul. Here we will eat our picnic lunch at a beautifully scenic spot along the track before our return walk to the trail head and on to Port Arthur for the evening. Today’s walk is approximately 14km
Day 3 - Port Arthur to Cape Hauy Track
The columns and sea stacks of Cape Hauy are on offer today and really something special to see. We head out to explore this unique landscape today and commence our walk at the track’s trailhead. We begin walking through delightful woodland with colourful wildflowers before descending towards the cape along a steep set of stone steps. We stop to devour a picnic lunch immersed in our amazing surroundings. We continue on to Cape Hauy and it feels like we are at the edge of the world. Once we have enjoyed the views, we return to Port Arthur for an evening at leisure. Today’s walk is approximately 10km
Day 4 - Port Arthur to Crescent Bay and Hobart
This morning we visit the Remarkable Cave which exhibits carved sandstone tunnels. Then we continue through sand dunes, pass by the Maingon Blowhole and stroll along the coastline. Our walk ends at the secluded and striking Crescent Bay. We return to Port Arthur with time to collect some lunch. Our day includes a visit to Tasmanian Devil ‘Unzoo’ where you can spend time with these fascinating creatures going about their business. We return to Hobart in the afternoon
Day 5 - Hobart
Your stay here is free to spend at your leisure however your guide will be available to advise and perhaps join you, should you choose, taking in some excellent local options including history, arts, wine and regional produce. This morning we can wander through Hobart’s fabled Salamanca market, one of the largest outdoor markets in Australia. This iconic Saturday gathering sees Hobart's waterfront come alive with an assault on your senses. The vibrant atmosphere incudes over 300 stalls that line the streets near the waterfront. On show and for sale are local crafts, distinctive clothing and jewellery and well as fresh seafood and seasonal produces including cheeses, breads, wines from the region. All of this with the backdrop of the notable sandstone warehouses alongside the glistening Derwent River. In the afternoon a recommendation is to visit MONA, an amazing art museum located on the harbour and easily accessed by ferry from the centre of the Hobart. This is the largest privately funded museum in the Southern Hemisphere, and it houses ancient, modern and contemporary art. The collection will astound with is cutting edge exhibitions. Alternatively, there are some nearby local wineries for tastings and delicious food
Day 6 - Hobart to Launceston
Today we drive north through very pretty country to the city of Launceston. We settle in and the afternoon and evening are free to explore. You can relax in preparation for our impending walking experience in the stunning Cradle Mountain National Park
Day 7 - Launceston to Cradle Mountain National Park
After breakfast we head out on a short but scenic drive to the quirky town of Sheffield. This location is known for its painted murals which we can admire during our lunch break. Continuing on we head to the spectacular Cradle Mountain National Park. We have a short walk planned today to get the legs moving and take in some of the clean and crisp air. We follow a circuit through rainforest passing the King Billy Pine Forest and the Pencil Falls. We have also included a guided night wildlife spotting tour after dinner. We may run across some nocturnal creatures such as wombats, wallabies and with luck the elusive Tasmanian devils. Today’s walk is approximately 6km
Day 8 - Cradle Mountain National Park
There are two hikes available today in the pristine Cradle Mountain National Park. The Lake Lilla track starts at Ronny Creek and heads through to the picturesque Wombat Pool and the spectacular Crater Lake. You can also climb up to Marion’s Lookout if you are up for it to take in some of the best views in Tasmania. The second hike option is a trek to the Twisted Lakes and Lake Rodway with ever changing scenery throughout. Whichever trek you will take a picnic lunch in a scenic spot. Today’s walk is approximately 10km
Day 9 - Cradle Mountain National Park
We head to the gorgeous little town of Rosebery and begin the walk to the magnificent Montezuma Falls. Stroll along the path through lush rainforest before arriving at the base of the falls crossing a suspension bridge strung across the forest. For lunch we can stop at a local cafe or pub to sample some local tastes. You afternoon is free to relax or explore and then as the sun sets, we head out to get up close and personal with the island’s most famous animal, the Tasmanian Devil. We visit a wildlife conservation facility involved in the protection of these endangered creatures. We complete a fabulous day with drinks around the campfire and listen for the unmistakable sound of the devils. Today’s walk is approximately 13km
Day 10 - Cradle Mountain National Park to Launceston depart
You can get your legs moving on your last morning in the area then farewell Cradle Mountain National Park heading out on one of the world’s most ‘tasty’ roads. This is the famous Cradle to Coast tasting trail which is home to the producers of some of Tasmania’s tastiest treats. We make numerous stops along the way to appreciate the variety of produce on offer. We return to Launceston in the afternoon arriving at around 5pm where your adventure comes to an end. You can catch an evening flight out or Global Drift can assist with accommodation bookings if required. Today’s walk is approximately 7.5km

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