Where to go when visiting Tasmania again

Experience Tasmania's Three Capes by kayak | Toby Story
Experience Tasmania's Three Capes by kayak | Toby Story

There are so many experiences to unpack in Tasmania that one trip just isn't enough. And while we still have our list of favourites, why not mix your love of the outdoors with something fresh?

These alternate active adventures offer a break away from the popular trails with fewer visitors and more wilderness. You can join us knowing our truly sustainable holidays will unlock local gems in the company of our fantastic guides.

If you delight in thrills and spills ↷ switch your boots for a paddle

Kayak along the Three Capes for a different perspective of this beautiful part of Tasmania

Raft the Franklin River, one of the last wild rivers in the world sustainably, and see why it was voted the ‘Best white-water rafting journey on earth’. If you prefer a more comfortable adventure on the shores, make a splash on a range of kayaking trips – from the Three Capes to Bruny Island – with opportunities to spot Australian fur seals, dolphins and fairy penguins, amongst other wildlife.

If you loved the Overland Track ↷ visit the Walls of Jerusalem

Pool of Siloam, Walls of Jerusalem National Park |  <i>Luke Tscharke</i>

Trek through a natural fortress of peaks and crags in the region dubbed as the 'Land of a Thousand Lakes' – venture the epic Walls of Jerusalem guided or self-guided (no permits required!).

If you want a new challenge ↷ bucket the South Coast Track

Expect river crossings when trekking Tasmania's South Coast Track |  <i>John Dalton</i>

Traverse 85km of pristine, wild and ever-changing landscapes with an experienced team backing you across every muddy moor and steep ascent. Check out the epic itinerary.

Not for the fainthearted, expect creek and river crossings that could be waist-deep while carrying a full pack of up to 20 kilograms, which increases the difficulty. It is an extremely demanding trek but one of Australia's finest long-distance walks.

If you enjoyed coastal walks on Maria Island ↷ explore the Flinders Island

Flinders Island's spectacular coastline

With three of Tasmania's listed 60 Great Short Walks found on Flinders Island, it's island walking at its finest. Highlights include the opportunity to summit the dramatic granite peaks of Mt Killiecrankie and Mt Strzelecki, giving you spectacular 360-degree views, as well as an amazing array of ecosystems from dunes and lagoons to woodland and mountainous granite ridge.

If you can't get enough of Tassie's fresh produce ↷ take a foodie and walking tour on Bruny Island

Sample locally produced food and wine amidst Bruny Island's exceptional coastline and rainforest wilderness. Combined with many walking highlights, you'll meet a local oyster farmer who’ll shuck you an oyster as pristine waters swirl about your ankles, before paying a visit to a neighbour’s farm to collect free-range pork that has been slow cooking in their smoker for you overnight.

If you enjoyed the alpine wonders of 'the Walls' ↷ head to the Tarkine's 'Wild West'

The Tarkine rainforest provides a sanctuary for at least 60 rare species

Explore a sanctuary for at least 60 rare or endangered species which brims with a natural history dating back 100 million years. Discover incredible river systems and dramatic coastlines as you venture off the trails in the Takayna region.

If you want more activity on your holiday ↷ traverse Tasmania's top East Coast highlights on foot, by bike and by kayak

Amazing views of Wineglass in Freycinet National Park |  <i>Toni Wythes</i>

When you can't decide whether to hike, bike or head for a paddle, why not do it all? Our Cycle, Kayak and Walk Tasmania trip offer plenty of time to enjoy various activities and take in the island state's spectacular surrounds.

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