5 Day West Coast Safari Tour 5 WEST Safari

Departs Hobart
Returns Launceston
Difficulty Hard
Duration 5 Days

This tour starts in Hobart and finishes in Launceston  – 5 Days and 4 Nights Camping / Safari Tents and Walking Tour

An ideal tour to experience Tasmania’s wild and remote west. We aim to stay away from the crowds. Explore Mt Field and Lake St Clair. Enjoy the scenic drive through Franklin-Gordon wild rivers wilderness. Experience the Tarkine rainforests and serene Pieman river. Let us reveal the best way to see Tasmanians iconic Cradle Mountain

Each day we participate in bush walks from 3 – 5 hours and travel by mini van or four-wheel-drive . We have exciting private camp and make delicious meals and dine by the campfire. The roomy tents are large enough to stand in and are located in a range of environments to allow us to appreciate Tasmania’s unique wildlife. Toilet Facilities at all sites and showers at most

Highlights

Tasmania’s wild and remote west
Explore Mt Field and Lake St Clair
Franklin-Gordon wild rivers wilderness
Tarkine rainforests
Pieman river
Cradle Mountain

Inclusions

  • All inclusive small group guided 5 Day active camping and walking tour exploring the Central Highlands and West Coast of Tasmania.
  • We encourage participation in duties around the camp like cooking and clean up from meals as we find this makes a great sense of team
  • All food from lunch day 1 to lunch to day 5 included.
  • Snacks and small amounts of alcohol are permitted or can be brought along the way.
  • Transport, parks passes; camping and cooking equipment is provided.
  • Sleeping bags and rain jackets available for hire

Itinerary

  • 1 Mt Field Visit Mount Field National Park - Highland Camp (L,D)

    Enjoy a choice of hikes in the Mount Field National Park, Lady Barron Falls, Russell Falls and Horseshoe Falls or roam in the highlands around Lake Dobson (+3hr walk) Time permitting head to The Styx Valley, home to some of Australia’s tallest trees. Drive to our camp in near Lake St Clair. Evening walks in searching for platypus and exploring a ever changing mix of forest

  • 2 Lake St Clair - Tarkine (B,L,D)

    We drive west through Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park stop to look out into the Wilderness World Heritage area from Donaghy’s Lookout. We head to the west coast for some remarkable beaches or short but spectacular hikes. We make our way a little further north to the enchanting Tarkine, the largest cool temperate rainforest in the southern hemisphere

  • 3 Tarkine rainforests and rivers

    Waking up close to the Pieman River we are well placed to explore this ancient ecosystem that is a snapshot of Gondwana land as it once was. A paddle on the river in the evening or next morning is a special experience. A range of short to medium length walks through this spectacular region are available. We stay in the same camp tonight

  • 4 Tarkine - Cradle Mountain (B,L,D)

    More walks or an early morning paddle on the serene Pieman river round off our Tarkine experience before we head to Cradle Mountain. We will set up camp and then explore the many wonders of one of Australia most famous national parks. There are many choices of walks to cater for all fitness levels and weather conditions

  • 5 Cradle Mountain - Launceston (B,L)

    Today is an opportunity to do more fantastic walks in the park before making our way back to Launceston. It is an option to conclude your tour here and stay in Cradle to make the most of this spectacular region and we can assist you with making other transport arrangements