Tours Tasmania: 1 Day Cradle Mountain Day Tour

Cradle Mountain National Park is an area of world famous scenery with a huge variety of walking trails to choose from. With around 5 hours of time to spend in the National Park we leave our walking itinerary flexible to suit our guests and the weather conditions on the day.

From $120.00

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Departures/Pickups

Departures:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday (01 Dec – 30 Apr)

Wednesday, Friday & Sunday (01 May – 30 Nov)

Departure Time:

Pickups commence  between 7.00am and 7.30am ready for our departure time from Launceston at 7.30am.Please ensure this is all arranged in advance so pick up times can be confirmed at the time of booking

(Sunday departure returns to Launceston in time for guests to catch the 7.30pm Redline Coach Service Launceston to Hobart)

Departure points:

We pick up and drop off at all Launceston CBD Hotels and backpackers.Please note we do not offer pickups from Air BnB’s

Details

Cradle Mountain National Park is an area of world famous scenery with a huge variety of walking trails to choose from. With around 5 hours of time to spend in the National Park we leave our walking itinerary flexible to suit our guests and the weather conditions on the day.

After departing Launceston we enjoy a short stop in Sheffield – The Town of Murals. Sheffield is a small and quirky village where the history of the Cradle Mountain region is depicted in artworks across the buildings throughout the town.

We continue our journey into the mountains and arrive at Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake with around 5 hours of possible walking time before us. Our guides will carefully assist to ensure everyone has an opportunity to enjoy short, easy or longer walks that best suit them and the day ahead. Choose from the gentle and iconic Dove Lake Circuit or climb to loftier peaks to view the vastness of the surrounding World Heritage Area from Marion’s Lookout. Enjoy lunch by a quiet stream, watch the famous and friendly Cradle Wombats in their natural habitat, or enjoy the many photographic opportunities that abound.

Cradle Mountain is the backdrop for a truly memorable and not to be missed Tasmanian experience.

As we return to Hobart we often have time to stop and sample some local boutique products in the surrounding area. We have the opportunity if time allows to sample some local Ales at the Seven Sheds Brewery or sample some of the award winning Ashgrove Cheeses.

We return to Launceston around 7.00pm after a huge yet unforgettable Cradle Mountain day.

Highlights

  • Cradle Mountain World Heritage Area (4-5 hours)
  • Dove Lake
  • A variety of short introductory walks
  • Rainforest city & Pencil Pine Falls Walk
  • Dove Lake Walk (easy grade) or Marion’s Lookout (medium grade)
  • Weindorfers Chalet
  • Weindorfers Forest Walk
  • Guided walks & interpretation
  • Sheffield – historic ‘Town of Murals’
  • Ashgrove Cheese Factory

Included

  • National Parks Entrance Fees
  • Professionally guided and interpreted walks
  • CBD Hotel/Hostel pick up and drop off
  • Free tastings at Ashgrove Cheese

Not included

  • Meals are not included

You may bring your lunch with you or there is opportunity to purchase your lunch on the day.

What to bring/wear

  • Sensible shoes for walking
  • A variety of warm clothing, beanie/hat/gloves
  • Weatherproof jacket if possible
  • Hat/Sunscreen
  • Water Bottle, Snacks, Lunch (or buy it on the day)
  • Camera
  • Sense of adventure

Detail

Duration: 1 Day

Departs: Launceston 7.30am
Returns: Launceston 6.30 – 7.00 pm

Days: Wednesday, Friday & Sunday (01 May – 30 Nov)

Days:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday (01 Dec – 30 April)

Booking Info

Food:

We offer a stop along the way for you to purchase a take away lunch, bakery style sandwiches and rolls. If you have special dietary requirements you may prefer to bring your own food along.

What to bring;

Sensible shoes for walking A variety of warm & weatherproof clothing ( the weather can change rapidly and dramatically at Cradle Mountain.) Hat & Sunscreen Large water bottle, snacks, lunch (or buy it on the day)

Pickups:

Please ensure you have correct tour pick up details.  We pick up from Hotels / Hostels (not Air BnB’s) starting from 7.00am on the tour day.  Please ensure this has been organised at the time of booking or well in advance of your tour departure.

If you have any concerns on the morning of your tour our phone line is open during tour pickups from 7.00am – 7.30am

Contact us:

Office hours Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm – phone 1800 777 103 or 03 6231 5390

Phone lines closed during weekends inquiries by email only bookings@tourstas.com.au

Extras

There are no additional charges.

Please note meals/snacks are not included but we do offer a stop along the way to purchase a bakery style take away lunch.