Guided Walks & Adventure Tours

Tasmania has an international reputation for its magnificent guided walks and adventure tours and TasVacations offer the very best.

Escape To Port Davey Expedition Cruise

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Port Davey

Explore pristine & rugged wilderness on an all-inclusive, guided expedition cruise through Southwest Tasmania’s World Heritage Area. Ashore and afloat, our small group tours discover this untouched landscape on daily guided excursions lead by your expert skipper & guide. Offering tailored 4, 5 and 7 day itineraries, accommodation aboard a boutique floating hotel and gourmet fare prepared by guest chefs, it’s perfect for those eager for adventure, but not so keen on roughing it.

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The Escape To Port Davey Expedition Cruise includes:
  • Return flights from Hobart to Bathurst Harbour
  • Accommodation aboard custom-built vessel Odalisque
  • Expert skipper, interpretive guide and guest chef
  • Menu featuring gourmet Tasmanian produce
  • Fine Tasmanian wine and local boutique beer
  • Tailored itineraries – jet boat excursions, walking, bird watching, photography, beachcombing
  • National Parks Pass
  • Wet weather gear
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  • Departures from Hobart between January to May
  • Maximum of 6 guests per group
  • Private cruises and charters available - please enquire

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Bruny Island Long Weekend

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Bruny Island

This luxury 3 day guided walk takes you by private boat from Hobart to Bruny Island. 8 guests are treated to coastal walks, produce direct from the source, luxury camping and exquisite meals. Brimming with activity, this weekend is delivered in a relaxed style that will leave you feeling restored in a way only Bruny can.

Tasmanian Tourism Award Winner 2015 Gold “Tour and/or Transport Operator”

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The Bruny Island Long Weekend includes:
  • Three amazing days to explore Bruny Island with your guides
  • Two nights glamping accommodation in a tent with a king-size bed and quality linen at our 100 acre retreat
  • Return journey from the Hobart waterfront to Bruny Island by private boat
  • Spectacular coastal walks
  • Exclusive access to an oyster lease where guests can help themselves to as many oysters as they like, straight out of the water!
  • Absolute indulgence at every meal time with Tasmania’s finest food & wine (2 breakfast, 3 lunches, 2 dinners)
  • All national parks passes
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Departures between October and April on Tuesdays and Fridays. Selected departures in winter.

TasVacations Bonus: Get a group of 8 friends together for a private “Long Weekend” and receive a 10% discount.

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The Maria Island Walk

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Maria Island

Tasmania’s multi-award winning Maria Island Walk is recognised as one of Australia’s outstanding walking experiences. Set in a beautiful world heritage listed island national park this 4 day walk is a delightful blend of rare wildlife, convict heritage, elegant accommodation and candlelit gourmet dining. Explore this fascinating island; walking pristine beaches, magnificent forests, and epic mountain peaks. Small groups of just 10 guests and two guides enjoy gentle walking by day and candlelit dining at night.

Judged Best Tour and Transport Operator in Australia in 2017
Judged Best Adventure Tourism in Australia in 2009, 2011 and 2012

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The Maria Island Walk includes:

The four day three night Maria Island Walk, two professional local guides, transfers between Hobart and Maria Island, twin share accommodation being 2 nights in exclusive wilderness camps and final night in Heritage-listed house in convict settlement of Darlington, gourmet dining and fine Tasmanian wines, use of backpacks and gortex jackets.

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Departures between October and April. Maximum of 10 guests per trip.

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Three Capes Lodge Walk

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Tasman Peninsula

This four day walking experience takes you to the edge of the world – The Three Capes Lodge Walk is a fully-guided 46 kilometre walking experience along Tasmania’s dramatic Tasman Peninsula with the wild Southern Ocean as your constant. A boat ride, dolerite spires and 37,000 years of history all form part of the journey. During the day you will experience the spectacular coastal cliffs and pockets of eucalypt forest first-hand. Each evening you will settle into one of our architecturally-designed lodges with hot showers and twin/double room accommodation. There is ample deck space and lounge areas where you can unwind and enjoy Tasmania’s finest food and wine.

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The Three Capes Lodge Walk includes:
  • 3 nights accommodation in our private lodges, twin share
  • Return transfers from Hobart
  • Boat transfer from Port Arthur to Denman’s Cove
  • Two qualified guides
  • All meals on walk and a selection of Tasmanian wine
  • Use of backpack and weather proof jacket
  • National Parks Pass

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Departures year round, excluding June 2019. Maximum 14 guests per group.

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Wineglass Bay Sail Walk

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Freycinet National Park

Explore some of Tasmania’s most iconic east coast regions by foot and by sea. On the 4-day itinerary, visit the Freycinet Peninsula and Maria Island. On the 6-day itinerary, you will also explore the Tasman Peninsula. You will travel by sailboat from one stunning Tasmanian walking destination to another. As most walks are optional, you may elect to stay on board our yacht, Lady Eugenie, to relax, or chose to explore the beach or swim at your leisure.

Tasmanian & Australian Tourism Awards Winner 2016 - EcoTourism
Australian Tourism Hall of Fame 2017 - EcoTourism

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The Wineglass Bay Sail Walk includes:
  • 3 or 5 nights accommodation on board Lady Eugenie - twin or double share
  • Return transfers from Hobart
  • Qualified guide and yacht crew
  • All meals with a selection of Tasmanian wine
  • Use of backpack and weather proof jacket
  • National Parks Pass
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Departures between September and May. Maximum 8 guests per group.

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Cradle Mountain Huts Walk

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Overland Track, Cradle Mountain

The Cradle Mountain Huts six-day walk is a fabulous journey within Tasmania’s World Heritage Area. Following the famous Overland Track, the walk extends from Cradle Valley to Lake St. Clair. Glacial lakes, rainforests, craggy peaks and alpine meadows provide the backdrop. Each evening’s accommodation is in one of five private huts nestled away in this remarkable park. Just off the Overland Track, each hut is a haven to retreat to at the end of the day with hot showers, heating, twin-share rooms with comfortable beds and a hearty three-course dinner with fine Tasmanian wines.

Tasmanian & Australian Tourism Awards Winner 2016 - EcoTourism
Australian Tourism Hall of Fame 2017 - EcoTourism

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The Cradle Mountain Huts Walk includes:
  • 6 days/5 nights Cradle Mountain Huts Walk staying in private hut accommodation
  • Return transfers from Launceston
  • Two qualified and friendly guides
  • All meals on walk and a selection of Tasmanian wine
  • Overland Track Pass and National Parks Pass
  • Use of backpack and weather proof jacket
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Departures between October and May. Maximum of 12 guests per group.

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Bay of Fires Lodge Walk

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Bay of Fires

Located in north-east Tasmania, the magnificent wilderness coastline known as the Bay of Fires provides a dramatic landscape, ecology and wildlife. Departing daily from October to May, the walk is a 4 day/3 night experience, led by well-informed guides, small groups of no more than 10 walkers can explore both the fascinating beach environment and the rich diversity of the nearby woodlands. The first night’s accommodation is spent at Forester Beach Camp, in a private haven nestled in a protected dune swale behind a stretch of superb white-sand beach. The second and third nights’ accommodation are at the award winning Bay of Fires Lodge.

Tasmanian & Australian Tourism Awards Winner 2016 - EcoTourism
Australian Tourism Hall of Fame 2017 - EcoTourism

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The Bay of Fires Lodge Walk includes:
  • 4 days/3 nights Bay of Fires Walk
  • 1 Night at Forester Beach Camp and 2 nights at Bay of Fires Lodge - twin share
  • Return Transfers from Launceston
  • Two qualified and friendly guides
  • All meals on walk and a selection of Tasmanian wine
  • Use of backpack and weather proof jacket
  • National Parks Pass
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Departures between October and May. Maximum of 10 guests per group.

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Freycinet Experience Walk

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Freycinet National Park

The Freycinet Experience is the original guided walk on Tasmania’s east coast, bringing guests on a four day journey through pink granite mountains, coastal forests and beaches, including the renowned Wineglass Bay. Welcomed each evening to the award-winning Friendly Beaches Lodge; guests enjoy stunning architecture, friendly genuine service and private rooms with comfortable beds. Charming Lodge hosts create sophisticated and nourishing meals with the very best Tasmanian produce, complimented by the finest of local east coast wine.

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The Freycinet Experience Walk includes:
  • Three nights accommodation at Friendly Beaches Lodge, exclusive to your walking group
  • Return transfers from Hobart and boat trips
  • Superb meals made lovingly by our lodge hosts with award-winning regional wines and beer
  • Two knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides
  • Park passes, jacket and pack use
  • Solo travelers have their own private room at no extra cost
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Departs Hobart every Tuesday and Friday between October and April. Maximum 10 guests.

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Cradle Mountain Canyons

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Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park

Launch yourself off waterfalls, abseil down cliffs and shoot through nature’s waterslides. Or take an easier option and float along seeing the world from the point of view of a platypus. Canyoning is a must do for lovers of adventure at Cradle Mountain. Canyoning involves putting on a wetsuit and helmet and swimming, floating, abseiling, walking and jumping your way through a section of river - like white water rafting without the raft. Cradle Mountain Canyons is the only business offering guided canyoning tours in Tasmania. No experience necessary – just an appetite for adventure.

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The Cradle Mountain Canyons tour includes:
  • All specialised gear including life jacket, helmet, wetsuit, shoes and harness
  • Full Day Dove Canyon Tour also includes a healthy & delicious lunch, hot drinks & chocolate
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  • Dove Canyon Tours operate daily from November – April and departs at 9.30am
  • Lost World Canyon Tours operate Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday from November – April and depart at 8.30am and 1.30pm
  • All tours depart from the Cradle Mountain Canyons office located next to the Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre

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