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Hike Tasmania's Tarkine Wilderness

6 Days | Hike the Tarkine and see all the highlights in comfort

Walking & Trekking
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Discover ancient rainforests, wild rivers and rugged mountain crags plummeting into steep valleys in Tasmania’s takayna/Tarkine region on a 6-day walking trip. Put your best foot forward as you take in incredible views from Alum Cliffs, Lake Herbert and Mt Donaldson, hop on a boat to cruise the Pieman River, and explore the rugged coastline where wild winds and waves meet ancient rock formations. We take care of everything, from quality hotel accommodation to delicious meals and national park fees.

Trip overview

Map of Hike Tasmania's Tarkine Wilderness including Australia
Start
Launceston, Australia
Finish
Launceston, Australia
Theme
Walking & Trekking
Destinations
Australia
Physical rating
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Style
Original
Ages
Min 15
Group size
Min 1 - Max 12
Trip code
PJXT
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Why you'll love this trip
  • Escape the everyday, get active, and take the time to reconnect with nature in Tasmania’s takayna/Tarkine region, the second largest temperate rainforest in the world.
  • There’s no need for a map or GPS on this walking trip – with an expert local leader that knows the area inside-out, all you have to do is enjoy the journey.
  • Unplug and unwind with a three-night stay in a remote, rural community that was a booming mining town in the late 1800s. From here, you’re perfectly placed for enjoying the Tarkine’s best hikes.
  • Take a walk along a former tramway through the thickly forested West Coast country to Montezuma Falls, one of the highest falls in Tasmania.
  • Learn about the rich Aboriginal heritage and spiritual connections of Tasmania’s northern landmarks and national parklands as you travel through the takayna/Tarkine region.

Is this trip right for you?
  • This trip involves plenty of walking over varied terrain and is best suited to travellers with a good level of mobility. Good footwear, clothing for all types of Tasmanian weather, plus perhaps walking poles are recommended. Details on physical activities can be found in the itinerary.
  • This trip is operated and run by Inspiration Outdoors, an Intrepid Company. You will be travelling with a mixture of both Inspiration Outdoors customers and Intrepid customers. Intrepid works closely with Inspiration Outdoors to ensure that all of our customers enjoy their time in Tasmania.

Itinerary

Map of Hike Tasmania's Tarkine Wilderness including Australia

Inclusions

Meals

5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners

Transport

Walking, Private vehicle

Accommodation

Hotel (1 night), Lodge (4 nights)

Activities
  • Tullah - Mount Farrell & Lake Herbert trail
  • Mersey Valley - Alum Cliffs, Mersey Valley to Mole Creek walk
  • Tullah - Montezuma Falls walk
  • Corinna - Savage River & Mt Donaldson summit
  • Corinna - Rupert Point or Conical Rocks walk
  • Pieman River - Boat to Pieman Heads & return
  • Waratah - Philosopher Falls walk
  • Hellyer Gorge State Reserve - Hellyer Gorge walk

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Important notes

START & END TIMES
This trip begins in Launceston on day 1 at 6pm and finishes late afternoon on Day 6. Please keep this in mind when arranging your arrival flight.

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
A Single Supplement is bookable on this trip, subject to availability at the time of booking. Due to the types of accommodation used on this tour a single supplement will not always mean a king/queen bed and own bathroom.

OPERATOR
This trip is operated and run by Inspiration Outdoors, an Intrepid Company. You will be travelling with a mixture of both Inspiration Outdoors customers and Intrepid customers. Intrepid works closely with Inspiration Outdoors to ensure that all of our customers enjoy their time away.

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Hike Tasmania's Tarkine Wilderness
From
CHF  1,632