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$1,850

Bay of Fires – ParkTrek

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  • Explore the Bay of Fires, over four fantastic days of walking and sightseeing.
  • Enjoy spectacular beaches, marvel at amazing rock and swim in crystal-clear waters of the Tasmanian east coast.
  • Carry only a day-pack and enjoy comfortable accommodation

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THE DETAILS

From $1,850 per person (single supplement available at additional cost)

Explore the Bay of Fires, over four fantastic days of walking and sightseeing. This itinerary incorporates some of Tasmania’s most stunning scenery. Enjoy spectacular beaches, marvel at amazing rock and swim in crystal-clear waters of the Tasmanian east coast. Departing from Launceston you’ll visit stunning Mt William National Park, the pink granite lighthouse at Eddystone Point, beautiful Anson’s Bay and the Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

INCLUSIONS

  • Two Park Trek guides who will drive, cook and care for you
  • Transport which includes collecting from Launceston and returning back. We use a comfortable 12 seater mini coach with a trailer attached for luggage. Plus we use the coach to drop off and pick up during the course of the day
  • 3 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 3 dinners. Plus trail mix, nibbles, fresh fruit
  • 3 night’s accommodation on a twin share basis (single supplement available at additional cost)

WHAT TO BRING

  • A full and comprehensive gear list will be provided when you make your booking.

FURTHER INFORMATION

  • Walking time: 5 – 6 hours per day
  • Walking distance: 11 – 15 kilometres per day
  • Difficulty: This trip requires a good level of fitness. Walking is of easy to moderate difficulty.
  • Child friendly: No.
  • For those flying out of Launceston please book flights after 6.30pm.

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ITINERARY

Day One 13km walk
We depart from Launceston with pick up at 7.45am for an 8am departure. We head out into the northern section of Mount William National park to begin the Bay of Fires walk at the northern end of Musselroe Bay.We walk from the remote coastal conservation area of Musselroe Bay to Boulder Point. The incredibly scenic coastline of deserted white-sand beaches punctuated by windswept headlands, sheltered lagoons and estuaries. Following on from this we head off for an easy one hour return walk to the top of Mt William. From the peak (216m) in clear weather, you can enjoy extensive views over the coast and inland, while to the north you’ll see some of the Bass Strait islands. We then head back to our accommodation to unpack and here we enjoy pre-dinner nibbles followed by a two-course meal prepared by your guides. We then head back to our accommodation to unpack and here we enjoy pre-dinner nibbles followed by a two-course meal prepared by your guides. Overnight accommodation at Icena Farm House. Meals: Lunch and two-course dinner.
Day Two 13km walk
After breakfast and lunch making we head off for the day’s walk from Boulder Point to Deep Creek in Mt William National Park. From its long beaches to its teeming wildlife; from its unique history to its abundant plant life, Mt William National Park is a place of constant fascination. This section is one of the more remote and untouched along the trail. Today we explore Boulder Point, Cobbler Rocks and Cod Bay finishing at Deep Creek. Today’s trek includes some sand walking and there are some rocky areas around the headlands to navigate, but the scenery is well worth the effort. We finish the day at Eddystone Point with a visit to the impressive pink granite lighthouse built in 1889. After the day’s walk we head back to our accommodation for well-earned pre-dinner nibbles followed by a fabulous two-course meal prepared by your guides. Overnight accommodation at Icena Farm House. Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day Three 15km walk
After breakfast and lunch making we begin our walk today at Deep Creek and head south to beautiful Anson’s Bay. Bird life is rich and varied, with nearly 100 species occurring here. Heathland species include the superb blue wren, flame, dusk and scarlet robin. Being a coastal park, Mt. William is also an excellent area for observing sea birds. After the day’s walk we head back to our accommodation for well-earned pre-dinner nibbles followed by a fabulous two-course meal prepared by your guides. Overnight accommodation at Homelea. Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Day Four 11km walk
After breakfast and lunch walking, we head out for our final day of walking into one of the most beautiful and unaffected parts of the Bay of Fires Conservation Area. This is a fantastic walk which will see you visit Sienna’s mermaid pool, Break Yake Beach, and Gardens Lagoon Beach. Our final destination is at The Gardens where we meet up with the Park Trek vehicle. From here we head back toward Launceston and stop at the scenic St Columba Falls State Reserve to enjoy a short 1.5 hour easy walk to the falls. The walk sees us wandering through a dense forest of towering eucalyptus trees and centuries-old ferns to an historic weir built by timber workers in the late 19th century.