Cradle Mountain | Peter Walton
Close to home? Yes. Feels like home? No way! From a self guided walk in the Walls of Jerusalem National Park, to a rock climbing adventure in Launceston or an exhilarating mountain bike decent down Ben Lomond, these are our top 7 short adventures that will make you forget all about home!
Why It’s Great This three day self guided adventure lets you explore the Walls of Jerusalem at your own pace, in your own time, with all of the tedious logistics organised for you
Why all the fuss? The Walls of Jerusalem is high on the list of unique walking opportunities. View the spectacular landscape carved by glaciers in this spectacular remote mountain region.
Favourite moments: Keen on some of the best views in the park? Climb King David’s peak and Mount Jerusalem Find Out More
Why It’s Great: If you’re after a getaway that combines activity with luxury, the Bruny Island long weekend won’t disappoint. Combine experiences such as eating freshly shucked oysters from the local oyster farms with whale and dolphin spotting from the southern hemisphere’s highest sea cliffs and you have yourself a winning combination that will keep both the adventure and gourmet experience enthusiasts satisfied.
Why all the fuss? Bruny Island is home to Tasmania’s most preserved landscapes, home to abundant birds and wildlife, with wildflowers, stunning coastal walks and stunning cliff top views.
Favourite moments: Sampling locally produced wines, staying in luxury tented camps and wildlife spotting during the day. Find Out More
Why It’s Great Located only 1 hour from Hobart, you’ll be breathing in the invigorating coastal air in no time! This spectacular 3 day Three Capes walk includes some of the greatest day walks on the island that explores the natural beauty of the Tasman Peninsula.
Why all the fuss? When you combine soaring 400metre high sea cliffs with polygonal dolerite columns, and one of the world’s most famous big-wave surf breaks, it’s hard not to fall in love with the area!
Favourite moments: Finishing your 3 day trip with an award winning jet boat powered wildlife cruise, aboard the Tasman Island wilderness cruise. Find Out More
Why It’s Great Spend three days on this introductory trip exploring the Cradle Mountain national park. Combining short walks, stunning scenery and achievable summits of Cradle Mountain, this trip is perfect for the whole family.
Why all the fuss? Cradle Mountain is situated in the wild Cradle Mt - Lake St Clair National Park – full of alpine heathlands, buttongrass plains and ancient rainforest. You can’t get more rugged than this!
Favourite moments: Sharing the 360-degree panoramic views of Tasmania's highest mountains and surrounding wilderness area from its summit with your children Find Out More
Why It’s Great This short 1 day adventure is the perfect way start or finish to your visit to Tasmania on a high – literal and figuratively!
Why all the fuss? he road, known as Jacob's Ladder, descends over 1000m from Ben Lomond’s 1450m summit – it’s an adventure-lovers playground!
Favourite moments: Navigating down Ben Lomond’s switch backs, hairpin bends and awesome gravel roads gives you an adrenalin rush like no other. Mountain bikers will be in their element! Find Out More
Why It’s Great Whether you’re a first-time climber or an advanced rock climber, these half or full day climbing adventures are guaranteed to leave you on a high.
Why all the fuss? Cataract Gorge is a natural gem that has been the training ground for rock climbers for years! The cliff face of the Cataract Gorge Reserve is one of the best places in Northern Tasmania to undertake rock climbing and abseiling.
Favourite moments: Climbing some of the 900 different climbs in Launceston’s Cataract Gorge! Find Out More
Why It’s Great This one day wilderness cruise explores some of Australia highest sea-cliffs, seal colonies and spectacular rock formations from the sea
Why all the fuss? The coastline between Eaglehawk Neck and Port Arthur is nothing short of spectacular, home to a variety of wildlife including of seals, migrating whales and sea birds in their thousands.
Favourite moments: Viewing the abundant sea and coastal wildlife including as seals, dolphins and sea birds Find Out More