2 Day Option: Mount Field National Park + Cape Raoul, Tasman National Park

From AUD A$250.00
  • Duration: 2 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Hobart, Tasmania
  • Product code: CRMF

  • Tour departs each morning from the Hobart Travel and Information Centre at 8:30 AM. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to departure. (please meet at tour bus pick-up area on Elizabeth street side)
  • Please contact about additional pick up arrangements. 

Day 1 (Wed): Explore the alpine of Tasmania with a walk to the Tarn Shelf. Mountain ranges, ancient lakes, unique flora, heritage ski-fields and glacial valleys make up the walk this day. Visit the iconic Russell Fall and Lake Dobson. The hike is approx. 10km over 5hrs walking. Enjoy a picnic outdoors looking over the mountains or inside a day shelter. Learn the history of Tasmania's oldest National Park. 

Day 2 (Thurs): Stand 250m above the ocean high up on Cape Raoul. The 14km return trail takes in some of Australia's best coastal scenery. View one of the worlds best surf spots: Shipsterns Bluff and view beyond to Bruny Island, Tasman Island and Mt. Wellington. Enjoy a picnic out on the trail surrounded by epic Tassie views. One of Tasmania's 60 great short walks. 

Cape Raoul - Thursday
  • Scenic drive to the stunning Tasman Peninsula, via the seaside towns of Dunalley & Eagle-Hawk Neck, learning the harsh convict history from this natural prison. 
  • Enjoy morning tea with hot coffee or tea, fruit and trail snacks, while overlooking the map for the days walk.
  • The hike to Cape Raoul is a 14KM return trail. The trail work is some of the best in the Tassie. The first view point overlooks the cape and the famous Shipstern Bluff big-wave surf spot.
  • Cape Raoul is the missing cape of the newly opened Three Capes Track, jutting out into the Tasman Sea, the track concludes on the cliff's edge, high above the ocean. 
  • Enjoy panoramic views to Cape Pillar, Tasman Island and Bruny Island, even kunanyi/Mt. Wellington
  • Enjoy a mixture of wet forest and coastal forest eco-systems. 
  • Enjoy a nice picnic lunch along the track before returning via the same trail.
  • Arrive back to Hobart approx. 5:30pm - We can drop you off to your accommodation in the city region.

Walking time: 5 hours | Walking distance: 14KM

Track Rating: 3, involves rock-stairs, undulating terrain, exposed cliff lines, board walked with easy signed tracks. 

Terrain: Gravel path, stone steps, exposed cliff edges, forested

Food/Drinks: morning tea (plunger coffee/tea), picnic lunch

 - please advise food allergies / veg/vegan option (prior to departure day)

Mount Field - Wednesday

  • Drive along the Derwent River and learn the history of this rich agricultural region. 
  • Enjoy morning tea with plunger coffee/herbal tea and fruit
  • Arriving at the Mount Field National Park, we drive the rustic roadway to the Mount Field ski fields. 
  • First, we hike to the Tarn Shelf, a 2.5 hr trail via Lake Seal Lookout, Rodway Hut, returning via the Pencil Pines of the Pandani Grove Walk. - this 6km return trail involves some short, but steep uphill sections with some loose rocks. 
  • We enjoy lunch in a mountain hut or if weather permits, outside overlooking the Tarn Shelf and Broad River Valley. 
  • Hiking back down from the shelf, we finish this section with a short walk around the beautiful Lake Dobson. 
  • Finishing the afternoon we visit the iconic Russell Falls before hitting the road home.
  • This 20min trail takes us under huge tree ferns and giant eucalyptus forests, some of the tallest trees on earth! Finishing up at Tasmania's most celebrated waterfall, Russell Falls. 
  • We aim to be back in Hobart at 5:30 PM with complimentary accommodation drop-offs.  

Walking time: 4 hours | Walking distance: 8KM 

Terrain; Sub-alpine, mixed forest, rain forest, ski fields. 

Track Rating: 3 - Some steep sections, loose rocks, exposed, partly board walked with signed tracks. 

Food/Drinks: morning tea (plunger coffee/tea), picnic lunch

 - please advise food allergies / veg/vegan option (prior to departure day)

Things To Bring

We wear warm, comfortable clothing (quick dry/breathable) with a base layer (thermal) and jacket for the wind/rain. 

Worn in jogging/running shoes or hiking boots. 

Rain jackets, hiking poles, day bags available if needed.