6 Day Tasmanian Devil Encounter

6 days - Wilderness Tour Package
Day 1 - Arrival Launceston - Hawley Beach - Narawntapu

Meet your local guide in Launceston and get started on your Tasmanian adventure with a scenic drive to Hawley Beach. In the late afternoon, enjoy a wildlife spotlighting expedition in Narawntapu National Park, home to kangaroos, wombats, wallabies and many other marsupials. With a bit of luck and some patience, you may even have the opportunity to spot a Tasmanian Devil.

Accommodation: Hawley House B&B, Loft Stable (or similar)

Meals: Dinner

Day 2 - Cradle Mountain National Park

After breakfast, continue to the internationally acclaimed, UNESCO World Heritage Cradle Mountain Wilderness. Begin to unwind to the harmonic sounds found only in this true wilderness. Along the way you may see birdlife species such as Forest Ravens, Currawongs and Wedge-tailed Eagles. In the afternoon, visit Devils@Cradle Wildlife Sanctuary to gain insights about the world’s largest carnivorous marsupial and witness a feeding of this unique species.

Accommodation: Cradle Mountain hotel, Cradle Mountain, Standard room

Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 3 - Cradle Mountain - Dove Lake

This morning’s activity is a bush walk in the National Park on the Dove Lake Circuit (2.5 hrs), where you will immerse yourself in the beauty of Cradle Mountain. Learn about native flora and fauna along the way with highlights including the ballroom forest and lakeside beaches. Enjoy an interpreted bush walk through the National Park among Tasmanian rainforest and the native Pandani, the tallest heath plant in the world.

Accommodation: Cradle Mountain hotel, Cradle Mountain, Standard room

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 4 - Mole Creek - Tasmania's Central Highlands

Depart from Cradle Valley and travel to Mole Creek Karst National Park, for a tour of Marakoopa Cave. Explore this miraculous underground world with its glow worms, large caverns, rim pools and underground streams before heading to Tasmania’s Central Highlands, also known as “The Heart of Tasmania”. Immerse yourself into this barren but beautiful and unique landscape. Here in this alpine environment the air is noticeably clear and the silence inspiring. At dusk you will have the chance to join a wildlife evening tour to observe Wombats, Quolls, Tasmanian Devils, Wallabies and Possums as they turn the area into a hub of activity.

Accommodation: Thousand lakes lodge, King Premium Room

Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 5 - Bonorong - Hobart

Start your day relaxing by the fire or venture out for a walk in the Highlands, before travelling through Tasmania’s midlands to Hobart, Tasmania’s capital city. After lunch in a local whisky distillery, visit Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary for an opportunity to learn about the Tasmanian Devil conservation activities first hand.

Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, Mountain View Room

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 6 - Mt. Wellington - Richmond - Hobart Departure

Mt Wellington provides a beautifully imposing backdrop to the city of Hobart. Start your day with an ascent of the Mountain in search of stunning views over southern Tasmania. Continue on your journey to the Coal River Valley and the charming village of Richmond, with its well preserved colonial architecture. Enjoy lunch at an award winning vineyard before your guide will transfer you to Hobart airport for a late afternoon departure.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch