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Tasmanias Rugged West Coast: Escorted Group Tour

offered by supplier M17938 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 9 day(s)
Group Size: 6 - 13 people
Destination(s): Australia  
Specialty Categories: Bicycle Touring   Walking Tours  
Season: November - February
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1480 Australian Dollar (AUD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2850 Australian Dollar (AUD)

The first day is arrival day in Hobart. Next day we drive you out of Hobart. You start cycling on a lonesome country road. In the afternoon we can visit Mount Field National Park with its famous Russell Falls. The "Wild Way" takes us up into the highlands where we stay in an old hydro village. En route to Queenstown we will visit the Lake St. Claire National Park on the next day and undertake many short but extremely nice walks.

The next 30 km to our next stop, the "tourist-magnet" of Strahan, we have to manage 273 narrow bends. In dry weather we may undertake one of Tasmania most fascinating walk along the bird river to the settlement of Pillinger. On the day off in Strahan you have the opportunity to take a half-day cruise into the spectacular wilderness of the Gordon River, one of the worlds last remaining pristine rivers.

We continue on a flat road to the old mining town of Zeehan and later on a hilly road to Roseberry, where we could do the 3 hours walk to the Montezuma Falls with its suspension bridge. After a night in the old Hydro village of Tulla we make our way back up into the high country and enter famous Cradle Mountain National Park where you can walk around romantic Dove Lake or do even longer walks.

The following night will be spent in a remote and beautifully quiet location. The next day, after a long descent, we are back on the flat and can do excursions like the walk to the Alum Cliffs and a visit to the honey farm with more than 50 honeys on display for tasting. After a last night in the laid-back village of Mole Creek, we will drive you to the airport in Launceston.

- Starting point: Hobart.
- End point: Launceston.
Tour dates:
Thu 02.12.10 - Fri 10.12.10
Thu 20.01.11 - Fri 28.01.10
Thu 24.02.11 - Fri 04.03.10
Thu 01.12.11 - Fri 09.12.11
Thu 26.01.12 - Fri 03.02.12
Thu 23.02.12 - Fri 03.03.12

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Extensive preparatory material,
- All accommodations with breakfast (sometimes to be self prepared),
- ALL food and drinks until arrival at the accommodation,
- Serviced rental bike with helmet,
- Guide,
- Support vehicle with quick loading bike trailer,
- All transfers, admissions and national park entry fees.

Price Excludes:
- Evening meals
- bike rental

Supplier Information
Photos: Next »
Location: Australia
Joined InfoHub: Apr 2008
Client Request Served: 70

M17938 was founded in Germany in the mid eighties and organized bike tours in Europe. In 2001 the founder moved to Tasmania and set up tours there. It was the first exclusively cycling-focussed tour operator in Tasmania and is still independent. They are proud for good value for money and their attention to details,...

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