Trip Type : Small Group Tour
Wild Tasmania tour

Wild Tasmania

Wilderness Travel
5.0 . Excellent
Travel Style: For those looking to maximize their sight seeing time. You thrive on a packed day’s schedule from 8 am to 6pm, with some (but limited) free time. Most activities and meals included. Full on
Physical Level: Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. Moderate
Lodging Level: The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays. Luxury - 5 star
11 days
From: $ 6,295 $ 572 / day
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  • Spectacular Cradle Mountain, a World Heritage Site, and Freycinet, Tasmania’s premier coastal park
  • Exhilarating hikes amid ancient forests and exotic Down Under flora and fauna
  • Yacht cruise in Macquarie Harbour with a historian, Salamanca Market in Hobart
  • Welcoming lodges, great local food and wine

Short Description

The spectacularly green island-state of Tasmania invites exploration—the WT way! We’ll hike amid towering tree ferns at Mt. Field National Park, sail by private yacht to infamous Sarah Island, and look for wallaby, wombats, and Tasmanian devils on our hikes in stunning Cradle Mountain National Park. On the Freycinet Peninsula, with its pink granite peaks and sandy beaches, we enjoy a fabulous coastal hike and sundowners on the beach. Our Trip Leaders share the secrets of Tassie’s superb food, from fresh-shucked oysters to artisan cheeses, and we’ll sip the finest local chardonnays and pinot noirs. Our accommodations are elegant, including lodges warmed by roaring fires and cozy cabins overlooking the deep blue Tasman Sea.

Small groups are usually defined as between 10 and 24 travelers, often less. If you're the kind of person who enjoys more intimate experiences and personal service this is a good choice. All else being equal you will pay a premium for this style vs a larger group tour.
Trip Type Small Group Tour
Spend most of the time outdoors. Common trip themes and activities include cycling, hiking, kayaking, whitewater rafting.
Itinerary Focus Active
The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.
Lodging Level Luxury - 5 star
Flights & Transport Only ground transport
Start City Hobart
End City Hobart

Trip Includes

  • Expert leadership of a Wilderness Travel Trip Leader and local guides
  • Accommodations
  • All meals included except 1 lunch
  • Land and boat transportation, airport transfers as noted, and baggage handling

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Days 1-3: Hobart / Mt. Field National Park

Accommodation: Day 1 to 2 : Lenna Hotel ; Day 3 : Lake Saint Clair Lodge

The Saturday Salamanca Market is Australia’s most famous outdoor market, and we’ll stroll through it before we hike to the summit of Mt. Wellington, with its unsurpassed views of Hobart and the entire southeast region of Tasmania. In Mt. Field National Park, towering swamp gum trees shade our hike to the spectacular cascade of Russell Falls.

Days 4-6: West Coast / Cradle Mountain / Strahan

Accommodation: Day 4: Cray's Accommodation ; Day 5 to 6 : Cradle Mountain Lodge

Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park offers trails through primeval temperate forests, and we’ll be met by our friend Captain Trevor for an excursion by yacht through Macquarie Harbour to historic Sarah Island, a notorious 19th century convict settlement. Cradle Mountain National Park is the setting for our hikes through alpine moorlands where wallaby, wombats, possums, quolls, and Tasmanian devils are often encountered, especially as night falls.

Days 7-8: Freycinet National Park

Accommodation: Edge of the Bay Resort

En route to Freycinet National Park, we sample the wares at a unique freshwater salmon farm and sip Tasmanian wines at a local cellar. Our spectacular coastal hike brings us to Hazards Beach, then across the isthmus to Wineglass Bay for a picnic on Tasmania’s most famous beach.

Days 9-11: Tasman National Park / Port Arthur

Accommodation: Stewarts Bay Lodge

We feast on Tassie fish and chips and fresh oysters at a fishmonger’s in Dunalley, visit the historic Port Arthur penal colony, and boat along the coast on the lookout for dolphins, humpbacks, and southern right whales. Depart on Day 11.


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Price Per Day: $ 572 per day
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Start DateEnd DateDouble StandardSingle SupplementAvailability 
Nov-08-2019Nov-18-2019$ 6,295$ 7,595Limited Reserve
Feb-07-2020Feb-17-2020$ 6,295$ 7,595Limited Reserve
Feb-29-2020Mar-10-2020$ 6,295$ 7,595Limited Reserve
Mar-20-2020Mar-30-2020$ 6,295$ 7,595Limited Reserve
  • Single Supplement (Single Occupancy): $ 1,300

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Flights & Transport

Only ground transport

Group Size:

Intimate Group - 12 max

Maximum Number of People in Group: 10

Limited to 9-10 members.


Lenna Hotel
Days 1 to 2 (2 nights), Hobart, Australia
This boutique hotel has stunning gardens and the best location in Hobart, just a short stroll downhill to the Salamanca Market and close to all the ...

Lake Saint Clair Lodge
Day 3 (1 night), Lake St. Clair, Tasmania, Australia
On the shores of beautiful Lake St. Clair, Australia’s deepest freshwater lake, this simple lodge has six guest cabins tucked into the woods ...

Cray's Accommodation
Day 4 (1 night), Strahan, Australia
Just outside the sleepy fishing village of Strahan, Cray’s provides simple, comfortable cabins and friendly hosts. The cabins are spacious and ...

Cradle Mountain Lodge
Days 5 to 6 (2 nights), Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, Australia
This is everything a wilderness lodge should be, with roaring fires, cozy cabins, excellent restaurants, a friendly staff, and a gorgeous setting ...

Edge of the Bay Resort
Days 7 to 8 (2 nights), Coles Bay, Tasmania, Australia
What a location! Awake to the sound of lapping waves just outside your cottage door at this wonderful lodge on the edge of Coles Bay, where the ...

Stewarts Bay Lodge
Days 9 to 10 (2 nights), Port Arthur, Australia
Set on a stunning bay and surrounded by a bush setting, the lodge has well-appointed cabins with decks or balconies. The on-site restaurant has ...

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Trip Excludes

  • International airfare
  • Transfers for independent arrival or departure
  • Any meals not specified after each itinerary day in the Full Trip Brochure
  • Airport departure taxes,
  • Optional activities, optional tipping or gratuities to leaders or staff, additional hotel nights that may be necessitated by airline schedule changes or other factors
  • Pre-trip expenses of medical immunizations (if any)
  • Travel insurance, or passports and visas
  • And other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).

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