Guided Walking Day Tours

We have a range of one day walking tours that are ex-Launceston (we pick you up from your guest house/hotel accommodation & return at the conclusion of the tour). As most of these tours involve return travel times of up to two hours departures are usually early morning & not returning until early evening. Each tour below gives our departure time & return. In addition we can customise a walk to suit your groups experience & the prevailing/likely weather forecast.

Short Tours (Travel time usually no more than one two hours return)
 

Guided Day Walk
Guided Day Walk  

Raged Jack - Ben Lomond
Raged Jack - Ben Lomond  

Liffy Rain Forest
Liffy Rain Forest  

Stacks Bluff
Stacks Bluff  

Local Flora
Local Flora  

Liffy Falls
Liffy Falls  

Lady Lake
Lady Lake  

Rural Tasmania
Rural Tasmania  

Ben Lomond National Park

Grade: Medium.
Depart Launceston 8.30am
Return 5.00pm.
A relatively easy walk on a good track. Some climbing is involved to gain the plateau & there is an option of some off track sections for those that would like to. Depending on prevailing weather conditions there is the opportunity to climb Legges Tor (1572m) the second highest point in Tasmania. In order to undertake this as a circuit walk it is well worth returning to the start point via Jacobs Ladder, the route that the road takes to the ski village. There are some spectacular views and quite an experience to follow this route down the mountain via numerous hairpin bends, with emotive names such as hanging corner.

The walking distance is approximately 12 km & including stops for snacks and lunch takes approximately six hours.

Price : This is based on the number of participants.

  • Min: 4 persons $90.00
  • 5 persons $85.00
  • 6 & over $70.00 each.

The price includes morning tea & a light packed lunch.
 

Liffy Falls

Grade: Easy
Depart Launceston 8.30am
Return 3.30pm


An easy walk of moderate gradient through Mrytle Beech Forest, Sasafras & hundreds of Ferns. In early summer there are fox gloves. The falls comprise of several cascades with interesting rock features. This is an extremely pretty walk & is usually completed by retracing the route back to the start.

The walking distance is approximately 8 km. With a break for lunch at the falls the walk takes approximately 4 hours.

Price :

  • Min 4 persons $80.00 each;
  • 5 persons $70.00.00 each;
  • 6 & over $65.00 each.

The price includes morning tea & a light lunch.
 

Lady Lake via the Higgs Track

Grade: Medium.
Depart Launceston 8.30am
Return 5.30pm
A walk of moderate gradient with some short steep sections through forest comprising of myrtles, sassafras & ferns. In good weather there are fantastic views of the Western Creek area & beyond. After reaching the top of the plateau one is greeted with a grassy alpine area near Lady Lake. There is a fine sturdy hut and is a delightful place for lunch. The route is retraced back to our vehicle.

The walking distance is approximately 8 km. With a generous break for lunch & to enjoy the views the walk takes approximately 6 hours. This walk is weather dependant.

Price : This is based on the number of participants.

  • Min: 4 persons $90.00
  • 5 persons $75.00
  • 6 & over $70.00 each.

The price includes morning tea & a light packed lunch.
 

Drys Bluff

Grade: Hard
Departs Launceston at 8.00am.
Return 6.00pm
Although this is a hard day walk with many steep sections it is one of my favourite walks in the area. The route to the summit traverses dry forest, myrtles & sassafras, includes 2 small waterfalls, a creek, a short boulder field & an interesting steep section close to the top (where a guide is almost essential for safety). The route also passes through a spectacular section of Sandstone Cliffs, which are known for providing a nesting area for Peregrine Falcons. A head for heights is essential due to the final section giving the feeling of exposure. Your guide will carry a hand line to ensure safety. This section is very short, but makes for a very stimulating and exciting finish. The views from the top of Drys Bluff are stunning and well worth the effort.

The walking distance is approximately 6 km. Fitness & some walking experience is essential for this walk. We climb a total of 1000 metres. As we proceed at a pace that is sustainable over this uphill climb with breaks on the way up & a generous lunch period at the top, this walk takes approximately 7 to 8 hours. This walk is weather dependant.

Price:

  • Min 4 persons $95.00 each;
  • 5 persons $80.00 each;
  • 6 & over $70.00 each.

The price includes morning tea, snacks & a light lunch.
 



Walking Times: All times are approximate & are subject to
individual fitness levels, weather, road & track conditions.

All these walks are on an “on demand basis” & subject to minimum numbers

All walks are ex-Launceston

Clothing & requirements for Day Walks