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Location: Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, Tasmania 7306, Australia | Tasmania, Australia
Category: Day Trips & Excursio
Fantastic views of Cradle Mountain from Dove Lake
Enchanted walk through ancient King Billy Pine Forest
Native wildlife including wombats, potoroos & wallabies
A visit to Ashgrove Cheese Farm for a tasty sample
Wild Tasmanian landscape at your feet
Guided tour of the Cradle Mountain region
Roundtrip transportation to and from your Launceston hotel
Live tour commentary provided in English
Discover the amazing region surrounding the monumental Cradle Mountain on this breathtaking day tour. Attain a greater appreciation of the magical area as you visit rushing waterfalls, misty rain forest areas, and native wildlife in their natural habitat.
Leave Launceston on the luxury air-conditioned coach and head toward Dove Lake, where you achieve unbeatable views of the famous Cradle Mountain. Take a short walk around the area, exploring the ever-changing vegetation that is unique to the mountainside location.
Next, head to the appropriately named Enchanted Forest to see the giant 1,000-year-old King Billy Pine trees. Breathe in the fresh mountain air and unique scents of the distinctive flora native to Tasmania.
Visit the Waldheim Chalet, the forest home of Austria-born Gustav Weindorfer who pioneered the Cradle Mountain region in the early 1900s. Learn about the history of the region from your tour guide, and see the cute little creatures of Australia, including wombats, potoroos, and wallabies.
Finish your tour by visiting the Ashgrove Cheese Farm where you have the opportunity to sample some of Tasmania's finest cheeses. Finally, drive through quaint historic towns on your way back to Launceston.
Know before you book:
You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.,
Maximum group size is 24 people.
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