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From Hobart: Mount Field National Park Wilderness Walk

From Hobart: Mount Field National Park Wilderness Walk

From US$ 93.34 per person

A day trip to Tasmania's oldest National Park! Hike to alpine tarns & glacial lakes. Explore Tall trees, lush rainforest with spectacular waterfalls. Take two great, short walks and enjoy lunch in the mountains.

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Duration 8.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a scenic drive along the Derwent River to the alpine region of Mount Field
  • Explore Tasmanian alpine region with glacial tarns and lakes and spectacular views of the mountains of Southern Tasmania
  • Experience the worlds tallest flowering plant (Eucalyptus regnan) which can grow 100 metres tall
  • Discover spectacular waterfalls, including the famous Russell Falls
Full description
Begin with a scenic drive along the Derwent River, learning the history of this rich agricultural region. Then drive the rustic roadway to upper Mount Field arriving at the base of alpine ski fields.  Hike to the Tarn Shelf, 2.5 hrs, via Lake Seal Lookout, Rodway Hut, returning via the Pencil Pines of the Pandani Grove Walk, 8 to 12 km. This walk involves some short, but steep up hill sections with some loose rocks.  Enjoy lunch in a mountain hut or if weather permits, outside overlooking the Tarn Shelf and Broad River Valley. In the afternoon you walk down from the shelf, via Mount Mawson ski fields, finishing with a short walk around Lake Dobson. Finish the day with a 30-minute short walk to the famous Russell Falls.
Includes
  • Picnic lunch
  • Transport to and from Hobart
  • Tea or coffee
  • Two qualified local guides
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You must fill out a travel information form

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    Meeting point

    Meet outside the Hobart Travel and Information Centre on the corner of Davey and Elizabeth Street, 16-20 Davey St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Warm clothing
    • Hiking shoes
    • Water
    • Rain gear

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    •  Operates in most weather conditions (including wind and rain) so please dress appropriate for the weather
    •  Cold alpine environment so have warm clothes handy no matter the time of year
    •  Comfortable walking shoes are necessary (tour consists of 8-12 km with some steps up and down/uneven rocks)
    •  This tour is not suitable for those under 13 years old
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    Overall rating

    5 /5

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    Review summary

    • Guide
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    • Transportation
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    • Value for money
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    Excellent hike

    Great guides and an excellent hike seeing Mount field. Would highly recommend

    December 29, 2018

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    Product ID: 164607