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Explore some of Tasmania's most remote wilderness areas
Learn about the history of the island from your experienced guides
Enjoy a wilderness cruise around the beautiful Wineglass B ay
Tasmania has a temperate climate with 4 distinct seasons. Warm summer days from December to February and sometimes snow in the cooler months of June to September. The best time to visit Tasmania is between October and April, when the weather is at its best. By May, nights are getting cold and days are getting shorter. Winters (June-Aug), especially in the high country, can be quite harsh- though that's the best time to curl up in front of a blazing fire.
Tasmania offers some of Australia’s most sensational walking tracks. From the rugged mountains of Cradle Mountain Lake St Claire National Park to the untouched beaches and coves of Maria Island, this itinerary showcases this island-states best walks, scenery and views and suits both the novice and experienced walker.
Start you walking-based exploration of Tasmania in Cradle Mountain Lake St Claire National Park one of Tasmania’s most magnificent wilderness areas. Spend the day at leisure relaxing and admiring the breath-taking scenery ahead of your walk in the morning.
Next, commence your discovery of western Tasmania on the renowned Cradle Mountain Huts Walk. Over the next few days you will raverse through the national park witnessing glacier-carved lakes and dense eucalypt forest as your guide regales you with tales about Tasmania’s history and endemic flora and fauna. Passing through mossy plains and alpine moors you will admire the varied landscapes and waterfalls as you trek across the overland track. After you have completed the walk you will be transferred to Hobart, Australia’s historic capital.
Today you will enjoy a guided wilderness cruise around the utterly breath- taking wineglass Bay. One of Australia’s most photographed sites, during your cruise you will have the opportunity to learn about the history of the stunning Freycinet Peninsula whilst looking out for some of the areas local wildlife. Absorb the stunning scenery as you experience one of Tasmania’s most extraordinary areas.
Over the next 4 days you will learn about Tasmania’s varied colonial history, see endemic wildlife in its native environment and explore the beautiful surroundings of Maria Island. Stand on pristine, untouched beaches before exploring dense eucalypt forest. Climb to breath-taking view point’s overlooking remote bays and enjoy opportunities to swim in the crystal-clear waters. Spend your evenings relaxing with a glass of wine at one of the secluded wilderness camps admiring the southern night sky glistening above you.
Explore one of Australia's World Heritage Areas whilst walking the world-famous overland track passing through the never-ending terrain of Cradle Mountain and lake St Claire National Park on this six day, five night guided walk.
Today you will be walking for approximately six hours across mossy plains and alpine moors. Leaving the dramatic peak of Cradle Mountain behind you, your destination today is the stately Mt Pelion West.
This morning descend to a lower altitude and venture through native myrtle-beech rainforest that thrives at the base of Mt Pelion. With the Forth River in site follow the banks of this gushing waterway leading to picturesque Lemonthyme Valley.
This morning you will ascend almost 300m to Pelion Gap a plateau stretching between Mt Pelion East and My Ossa.
Today you will swap mountainous peaks for thundering waterfalls. From Kia Ora Hut it’s a gentle one hour walk through temperate forest to Du Cane, where a traditional hunters hut from the early 20th century still stands strong.
Today’s walk is the shortest in duration but arguably the most scenic. Your destination today is Lake St Claire, a natural glacier-carved lake known as one of Australia’s deepest.
The Maria Island Walk is a 4 day, 3 night walking experience where you will see fantastic wildlife, stunning scenery, learn the fascinating history and eat and drink the best produce of Tasmania.
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Cradle Mountain National Park, Tasmania, Australia
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