Arrive in Launceston
Arrive in the riverside city of Launceston, where your private transfer will take you to The Sebel. After you’ve checked in, explore some of Launceston’s sights, with the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Penny Royal or Cataract Gorge both close by.
For dinner enjoy the short walk to Rupert & Hound, where you can relax with sea breezes and waterfront views while you feast on locally sourced menu options.
Overnight at the The Sebel – breakfast included
Mt William National Park
You’ll be picked up bright and early, for a transfer to meet your walking group and guides. Today’s walk starts at Boulder Point in Mt William National Park. You’ll nestle into a protected beach along the coastline for lunch, enjoying the company of native birds, rare shells and marine artefacts. From day one your guides will begin unravelling the Bay of Fires tales; its early inhabitants, visiting explorers and how it came to bear its fiery name.
After about four hours walking, arrive at the Forester Beach Camp, tucked away in secluded dunes. These semi-permanent tents are your home for the night. Relax on the deck with a local wine, take a dip or explore the dune swale location while your guides prepare delicious Tasmanian fare.
Overnight Forester Beach Camp – all meals provided
Bay of Fires
Following a relaxed breakfast at the camp begin your walk, absorbing the coastline’s bold colours and solitude. Along the ridgelines of sand dunes, views extend across heathlands and out to the ocean.
Your lunch spot today is a beach sheltered behind the dunes near Eddystone Point Lighthouse. You’ll have time to explore the lighthouse and its long-standing story before trekking along the beach that leads to the celebrated Bay of Fires Lodge.
Afternoon tea will be available on arrival, then enjoy a luxurious few hours at the spa or sink into the outdoor tub. Dinner is a Tasmanian long-table affair, featuring produce from the island matched with fine local beer and wine.
Overnight at Bay of Fires Lodge – all meals provided
Bay of Fires
Today choose your own adventure. Rise early to the native birds accompanying the dawn and the aroma of a hot-cooked breakfast and freshly brewed coffee. If it’s a sunny morning, breakfast on the deck can reward you with whale spotting and dolphins surfing the waves.
Later in the morning, choose to kayak down Ansons River and experience the ecology of this winding waterway. Cross the bird-rich waters of Ansons Bay and conclude with a stroll over the dunes of Abbotsbury Peninsula back to the lodge.
Other options for today include a spa treatment, fishing, snorkeling in the marine nursery, exploring shell coves or enjoying the lodge surrounds.
Overnight at Bay of Fires Lodge
Following a leisurely breakfast at the lodge, there’s plenty of time for a morning swim or final spa treatment before you depart the lodge. Unlike the other walking days, today you venture through eucalypt forests and coastal heathland. You’ll enjoy a forest lunch to the sound of native birds, including the endemic green rosella.
Upon your return to base at Entally Lodge in Hadspen there will be time to raise a glass to the four wonderful days spent together. A transfer will then take you to Quamby Estate, a country retreat set on 150acres in northern Tasmania.
Overnight at Quamby Estate – including breakfast
Reward yourself with a relaxing day at Quamby Estate. Enjoy a walk down the tree-lined laneway, explore the area by bike, have a go a croquette or enjoy a round of golf, or simply relax with a good book.
Overnight at Quamby Estate
Farewell to Tasmania
Finish your stay with a delicious breakfast at Quamby Estate, before your transfer to Launceston Airport to fly home.