Blaze a trail across Tasmania’s most impressive coastline!
5 Day Bay Of Fires Walking Tour Highlights
- Get up to 10% cash back when you book with us
- Time to reconnect with nature in one of Australia’s – and the world’s – most beautiful coastal regions!
- Learn about your surroundings from a local leader who knows the area inside-out
- Low impact, local travel, supporting regional communities, and getting right to the heart of the landscape on two feet
- Walks to the red rocks and crystal-clear waters of The Garden, Mt William NP, Eddystone Point, and Blue Tier Forest Reserve
- Meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
- Transport in a private vehicle + walking
- 4 night stay in a hotel
Where We Visit
- St Helens
- Bay of Fires Conservation Area
- Binalong Bay
- Mt William National Park
- Cod Bay
- Eddystone Point
- Picnic Point
- Blue Tier Forest Reserve
What to Expect
Frequently Asked Questions about 5 Day Bay Of Fires Walking Tour
- Day-pack – with a thick waist strap to help take some weight off your shoulders. In wet weather, a waterproof cover or a bin bag to wrap your belongings in can be handy
- Shorts/long pants and shirts for walking – as many sets as you wish! Quick-dry material is best, especially for trousers. Don’t wear jeans walking.
- Socks – whichever thickness you’re comfortable walking in and as many pairs as you like
- Boots/shoes for walking
- Windcheater or lightweight jumper for walking
- Waterproof jacket
- Sun protection – hat (secure fitting and/or with chin strap), sun cream, sun glasses
- Casual clothes for evenings
- Fleece jacket, gloves, beanie and/or thermals (it can get quite cold in the evenings and early mornings, depending on the time of year)
- Torch/headlamp (it can be handy when twin sharing for getting up at night and for going back to your room after dinner)
- Any preferred first aid supplies – such as your favourite blister treatment! (Your guide will carry a full first-aid kit)
- Water bottle/s or camelback – 2 to 3 litre capacity
- Expect some bad weather at any time of the year so bring wet weather gear even if the forecast is fine
Tasmania will no doubt give us everything it has to offer. You need to be prepared for hot weather as well as cold/wet (maybe even on the same day). It is unpredictable, especially in the alpine regions. Tasmania has four distinct seasons with the warmest months being December to March. The average maximum daily summer temperatures are between 17 and 23 degrees Celsius and winter daily temperatures sit between 3 and 11 degrees Celsius.
Even in the peak of Australia summer, Tasmania, being the most southerly point of the country is subect to cold and wet weather from Antarctica. It can get very cold, particularly at higher elevations such as Cradle Mountain. Tasmania sits on a latitude of approximately 40 degrees south, which sometimes means the wind chill from the 'roaring 40's' can make the days very cold!
Daily weather conditions in Tasmania can change very quickly from sunshine to rain. We suggest that you come prepared for all extremes, some light clothing for the sunshine and something a little more protective for the colder and possibly wet days. Even though the days may look pretty warm over there, the nights can be quite cool. You may be walking up in the mountains, which can mean that it is much cooler than what is actually forecasted.
The aim of the group leader is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you have the best trip possible. Intrepid endeavours to provide the services of an experienced leader however, due to the seasonality of travel, rare situations may arise where your leader is new to a particular region or training other group leaders. Your leader will provide information on the places you are travelling through, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues and introduce you to our local friends. While not being guides in the traditional sense, you can expect them to have a broad general knowledge of the places visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious, and social aspects.
All travellers need to be in good physical health in order to participate fully on this trip. When selecting your trip please make sure you have read through the itinerary carefully and assess your ability to manage and enjoy our style of travel.
The tour begins & ends at Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston. 29 Cameron St, Launceston TAS 7250
All food for this trip is purchased and packed prior to your group leaving on day one. Travellers with special dietary requirements or food allergies are required to advise us at the time of booking. The tour can provide easily available substitutes, but please bring your own staples (nuts, bars, snacks) if you require a diet differing from the following.
- Gluten Free
- Dairy Free (soy available )
- Pork Free
Stay in a hotel for 4 nights.
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