Big Tree Hunting

An intriguing walk among the world’s tallest and largest flowering plants
Hours

6

Half Day

$135

Full Day

$195

So much more than a walk in the woods, this ecology experience will immerse you in the fascinating forests of Tasmania. Learn the science and the magic of our ancient forests with your knowledgeable botanist as he shares his passion and years of experience on this life-changing day trip. We…

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TOUR MAP

UNORDINARY ADVENTURES-Giant Tree Walk
Tour Highlights
Styx Valley

Walk through ancient forest among the majestic giant gum trees. Visit the Tolkien Track with its renowned giant trees – Gandalf’s Staff and Fangorn.

Junee Cave system

Discover the spectacular subterranean river of Junee Cave. Junee Cave is part of a large cave system stretching through 295 caves which includes the deepest cave in Australia.

Russell Falls

Spot the glow worms as you walk under giant tree ferns to the gushing Russell Falls – the most photographed waterfall in Tasmania. You’ll understand why when you see it.

THE EXPERIENCE

Travel to the edge of Tasmania’s World Heritage-listed Southwest National Park past spectacular craggy mountain ranges, buttongrass plains and ancient forests.

Walk through the Giant Forest to the densely forested banks of the Styx River and stop and marvel at the largest and oldest giant gum trees. Visit the famous Tolkien Track with its renowned trees – Gandalf’s Staff and Fangorn.

Discover the history of our fascinating forests and their possible future as the expert botanist shares his knowledge. He will bring a laser rangefinder, tape measure and spherical camera.

Spot giant tree species from around the world including redwoods, sequoia, cedar and more.

Discover the spectacular subterranean river of Junee Cave. Junee Cave is part of a large cave system stretching through 295 caves which includes the deepest cave in Australia.

Spot the glow worms as you walk under giant tree ferns to the gushing Russell Falls – the most photographed waterfall in Tasmania. You’ll understand why when you see it.

View the ‘skyscrapers’ of Andromeda Grove, the tallest grove of flowering plants anywhere on earth.

Meet the Twisted Sister – a gnarly ancient gum tree unlike any other.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
What's also included on every TAT tour:
Passionate and knowledgeable local guide
Comfortable and air-conditioned bus transport
Orientation tour of each and every location
Small groups of maximum 16 people
What’s also included this tour:
Qualified ecologist as your expert tour guide
Picnic lunch
All observation gear
Air-conditioned minivan or small bus
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