Wilderness Trail to Bay of Fires

Wilderness Trail to Bay of Fires

The Experience.

Departing Launceston we travel to the pretty towns of Scottsdale and Legerwood, where we take a short stop to admire the stunning tree carvings, dedicated to the WW1 Soldiers of Dorset. We travel on to Ringarooma and head off road through the Mount Victoria Reserve, surrounded by stunning views over the valley, small waterfalls cascading along the roadway and pockets of lush rainforest.

We arrive at Ralph Falls and take a stroll over the boardwalk to Cashs George. This walk takes you through native vegetation, across streams where moss and lichen adorn the trees and ground, and across wetlands and grasslands where Wombats can often be spotted.

Eventually arriving at Cashs Gorge, you will be met by a stunning view out over the valley. We continue our trek towards the falls, through enchanting pockets of lush rainforest, streams, moss, Lichen, fungi and wildlife, not to mention the stunning view from the top of the falls. Walking on just a bit further, you’ll find Norms Lookout where you finally see Ralph Falls in all his glory, etched into the craggy cliffs, plunging 100 metres into a fern filled chasam.

We head back to the car and continue our journey onto St Columba Falls, travelling through timber reserves and crossing the Inlet Bridge. Once at St Columba Falls, it’s a short 30 min return walk to view the hidden beauty of the falls.

We then continue our travels to Pyengana, where we stop for a short break to have lunch, and sample some of the best local chesses around. Lunch includes the Tasmanian Gourmet Platter, Coffee, Tea or cold non-alcoholic drink. There is also an array of local produce for purchase.

After lunch we head for St Helens, a pretty coastal town. There are many beautiful sites to see as we travel past  Binalong Bay, where you can see the famous red lichen covered rocks adorning turquoise crystal clear water, before heading to the pristine sandy white beaches at The Gardens and Taylors Beach, part of the internationally acclaimed Bay of Fires.

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Tour Details

Depart: Launceston 7.30 am, all guests will be collected from their accommodation (Launceston CBD area) prior to this time.

Return: To Launceston approximately 6.30 pm, all guests will be returned to their accommodation (Launceston CBD area)

Tour duration: Approx. 11 hours.

These times are approximate; times may vary with weather and road conditions.


Pricing

$280.00 per person

Highlights

  • Scottsdale
  • Legerwood
  • Tree Carvings
  • Mount Victoria Reserve
  • Ralph Falls
  • Cashs Gorge
  • St Columba Falls
  • Pyengana
  • St Helens
  • Binalong Bay
  • Bay of Fires

Inclusions

  • Morning Tea
  • Drinking water
  • Lunch at Pyengana (Tasmanian Gourmet Platter, Coffee, Tea or cold non-alcoholic drink)

What to bring

  • Hooded weatherproof jacket
  • Warm clothing
  • Walking shoes or boots
  • Sun hat, sunscreen, sunglasses

Notes

  • A moderate amount of walking is involved including some steps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum / Maximum Numbers

If you are looking to share the tour with other passengers who book with us, we have a minimum requirement of 2 passengers and a maximum of 4 passengers per tour.

Vehicles are available to be booked as a full day booking regardless of the number of people (1 to 3) travelling to do any our tours.
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