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Mt. Field offers a variety of walks in one of Tasmania’s oldest National Parks. Most famous for Russell Falls & the Tall Trees track we explore the various walks in this diverse Park which is a short 1.5 hour drive from Hobart.
The Three Falls Circuit and Tall Trees Walk form a loop of the lower rainforest section of Mount Field National Park. The full circuit walk of 6kms, over reasonably easy terrain covers the parks highlights of Russell Falls, Horseshoe Falls, Lady Barron Falls & the Tall Trees Track. Russell Falls is easily Tasmania’s most recognisable waterfall with its 3-tiered drop. It is an easy and enjoyable walk along a beautiful forest track among mixed forest and temperate rainforest species. This is Tassie’s most photographed waterfall, and we soak up the awesome view before continuing our walk. Just beyond Russell Falls we climb the stairs to Horseshoe Falls, a majestic waterfall snuggled in the forest, which some regard as even more impressive than Russell Falls! We continue along the Three Falls Circuit and enter the section known as the Tall Trees Track. High above us stand the giant Swamp Gums around 80 metres tall, the world's tallest flowering plant. From here, we have the option to continue the full circuit along the Three Falls Circuit, taking us onwards to Lady Barron Falls, or for the less active, we can return back to our start point.
We enjoy our lunch break in one of the many beautiful picnics setting of the National Park.
We visit Bonorong Wildlife Park which is home to many of our rescued and well-loved wildlife. Tassie Devils are close up; wallabies are freely hopping around the park and many more of our local favourites are easily discovered here. We time our visit here for a Tasmanian Devil feeding, a fun and interactive experience with our special endangered Devils.
To top off this very Tasmanian day we head to the summit of kunanyi /Mt. Wellington. Standing high above Hobart at 1271m on a clear day is nothing short of spectacular. The views from the top are expansive. This is a fantastic way to wrap up a day exploring many of Tassie’s most unique and noteworthy experiences, rainforests, waterfalls, wildlife, and fabulous scenery.
We return to Hobart around 5.30pm.
We return you to your Hobart central city accommodation around 5.30 – 6.00pm.
• Explore the Mt. Field National Park (4 hrs) • Walk to the beautiful Russell Falls • Count the stairs on the way up to Horseshoe Falls • Be amazed by the Giants above on the Tall Trees Track • Complete the Three Falls Circuit via Lady Barron Falls • Visit Bonorong Wildlife Park • Enjoy the ferocious action of a Tassie Devil Feeding • Hand feed the wallabies • Stand atop kunanyi/Mt. Wellington 1271m for amazing views across Southern Tasmania
- National Park entrance fee
- Wildlife Park entrance fee
- Professional guides and interpretive walks
- Small, friendly groups
- Central Hobart Hotel & Backpacker Hostel pick up and drop off
- Food and drinks
You may bring your lunch with you or we will stop to give you an opportunity to purchase a bakery style takeaway lunch on the day.
What to bring/wear
- Sensible shoes for walking
- A variety of warm clothing
- Weatherproof jacket if possible
- Water Bottle, Snacks, Lunch (or buy it on the day)
- Sense of adventure
Our tours are active and visit National Parks and wild areas that involve some walking. We focus on the great short walks of Tasmania. Although most of the walks are classified as easy, a suitable level of general health & fitness and physical abilities is essential. All tour participants will be participating in outdoor, active activities and therefore subject to the outdoor weather conditions of the day.
We educate all our guests on Minimal Impact Bushwalking and the Leave No Trace policy’s before entering our National Parks. We provide accurate interpretation and keep wildlife disturbance to a minimum by viewing from appropriate distances and informing our guests how to view wildlife with patience and respect. Activities are always confined to tracks and boardwalks to minimise negative impacts.
- Russell Falls Walk
- Horseshoe Falls
- Tall Trees Walk
- Pandani Grove Alpine Walk
- Lake Dobson
- Bonorong Wildlife Park
- Tassie Devils Feeding
- kunanyi/Mt. Wellington Summit (1271m)