Explore on this guided small-group day trip Mother Nature at its very finest at spectacular world heritage listed Cradle Mountain. Enjoy the short walks including Enchanted Walk, Dove Lake, Rainforest Walk and The Weindorfers Forest Walk ... More info ›
Explore on this guided small-group day trip Mother Nature at its very finest at spectacular world heritage listed Cradle Mountain. Enjoy the short walks including Enchanted Walk, Dove Lake, Rainforest Walk and The Weindorfers Forest Walk. Finish the day sampling local award-winning produce and wines.
Get ready to be reinvigorated by Mother Nature’s vibes. Cradle Mountain is not to be missed whilst your ship is docked in Burnie. This is your chance to get up close and personal to tranquillity and beauty in this world heritage listed area. Cradle Mountain offers some of the world’s most famous natural beauty and is one of Australia’s most popular scenic tours.
Indulge in outdoor activities - discover rainforests, waterfalls, rivers, lakes and keep your eye out for unique wildlife. There are a number of beautiful short walks available, including the Enchanted Walk, Dove Lake, Rainforest Walk, The Weindorfers Forest Walk. All walks range from easy to moderate level. Choose one to suit your level of comfort and fitness.
On the way back down the mountain (if time permits), you will pull into a beautiful winery on the banks of Lake Barrington or one nestled in the countryside of Sheffield (the town of murals) for something to eat or to simply sample the local cool climate wines. This experience is perfect after a morning of adventure.
National park fees
Walking tracks through world heritage listed national parks
Wildlife spotting (chance to see wombats, wallabies, Tasmanian Devil, spotted-tail quoll, platypus, and echidnas).
2 hours min at Cradle Mountain
If time permits:
Visit Sheffield (famous town of murals)
Visit local winery or distillery to sample local produce (wine, cheese, beer, and spirits - at own cost).
To get the full experience including winery and/or Sheffield, your tour must go for a minimum of 6.5 hours. To work this out add one hour to arrival time e.g. Arrival 9am tour will depart 10am and for departure time deduct one hour off departure time e.g. 5:30pm departure 4.30pm arrival back to port.
If time permits (depending on the departure of your ship), you will visit Sheffield the ‘Town of Murals’ with over 30 murals painted across the town showing the history of the area. Walk the streets and browse through the quaint little shops and cafes whilst taking photos of the incredible murals this unique town offers.
* Food or drinks are not part of this tour. There will be an opportunity to stop along the way where you will be able to purchase a takeaway lunch.