3 Day Guided walk of the Bay of Fires
Pack free walking (all you need to cary is your water, lunch and camera!)
Explore scenic Boulder Point and Cobbler Rocks
View the impressive granite lighthouse built in 1889 at Eddystone point
Explore Pirates Cove with stunning views over the orange rocks
Swim in crystal clear water at a private beach
Indulge in sensational Tasmanian produce
Charming waterfront accommodaiton during the walk
Friends for company
Personally Escorted by an experienced Sisterhood Hostess who is on hand to assist with making your trip a memorable one
Return Flights to Launceston including luggage ex Melbourne (other cities available upon request)
Alll transfers provided throughout
2 nights accommodation with private facilities in Launceston
2 nights accommodation in the charming waterfront beach shack with shared facilities – situated on a beautiful bay set behind the Bay of Fires
4 superb dinners featuring wonderful Tasmanian produce
Fine Tasmanian wine, boutique Tasmanian beers and non-alcoholic drinks served with dinner whilst on walk
Fresh fruit and trail mix to enjoy during your walk
Other meals as specified on the itinerary
Professionally guided – by passionate, well trained and enthusiastic guides with the ability to bring to life a depth of information
National Park Pass
IMPORTANT - This tour requires a moderate to good level of fitness.
The walking grade is easy to medium - we will be walking on hard compact sand sometimes with slight elevation and will cover approximately 30km in total
Our monthly walking group is available (based in Melbourne) to assist with your training.
PLEASE NOTE - There will be shared bathroom facilities for the 2 nights whilst on the walk
Day 1 - Thursday 11 February 2021
Melbourne - Launceston (D)
Join your fellow travellers at the Melbourne Airport for our flight to Launceston. We will be met at the ariport and transferred to our hotel with the remainder of the day at leisure followed by diinner at our hotel.
Overnight: Hotel Grand Chancellor (or similar)
Day 2 - Friday 12 February 2021
Mt William National Park - Deep Creek (B,L,D)
This morning we meet our guide for a welcome and briefing on our walk. From there we enjoy a scenic drive winding through rich farmlands to the northern part of Mount William National Park. Enroute we stop at the seaside town of Bridport for a short coffee break before continuing on to the start of the walk. We begin our walking adventure from the Mt William National Park enjoying breathtaking, remote and untouched wilderness areas.
We head south discovering spectacular landscapes of remote castaway coves. This area is likened to an impressionist’s palette featuring a ribbon of sapphire seas contrasting with pure white sands and burnt orange rocky outcrops. We explore scenic Boulder Point and Cobbler Rocks and look out for the local fauna coming out to graze on the marsupial lawns at Cod Bay. We arrive at Deep Creek for a short 15-minute transfer to our waterfront accommodation. Sit back and relax as our guides provide a delicious dinner served with Tasmanian Ninth Island wine and boutique Tasmanian beers.
WALK GRADE: 12kms. Mainly beach walking on compact hard sand, with only slight inclines when crossing headlands. 5 – 5.5 hours walking with breaks. Easy to Medium Grade. Moderate to Good level of fitness required.
Day 3 - Saturday 13 February 2021
Deep Creek - Ansons Bay (B,L,D)
After a hearty breakfast, we take a short transfer back to the trail and set off south stopping at breathtaking Picnic Point, a beautiful spot to relax as well as a photographers paradise. We continue on to Eddystone Point, where an impressive granite lighthouse built in 1889, sits on a point that juts out into the sea. We enjoy time at the cove nicknamed Pirates Cove where we can rock hop out to the edge to get stunning views over the orange rocks down the coast. We head up over the hill through the saltbush arriving at an isolated beach with pure white sand and crystal clear water, a great spot for our lunch stop and a swim. After lunch, we continue south taking in yet more breathtaking scenery. We finish with a 4km walk along a bush track to Ansons Bay, arriving at our waterfront accommodation. Enjoy a delicious dinner outdoors with views over the bay served with Tasmanian Ninth Island wine and boutique Tasmanian beers.
WALK GRADE: 14kms. Mainly beach walking on compact hard sand, with only slight inclines when crossing headlands. 6.5 hours walking with breaks. Easy to Medium Grade. Moderate to Good level of fitness required.
Day 4 - Sunday 14 February 2021
Humbug Reserve (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we head to Binalong Bay to Humbug Point Nature Reserve. with its pretty sclerophyll forest. This area has a diversity of plant, wildlife and bird species and its spectacular coastline makes for a wonderful walk. Afterwards, we join our vehicle and enjoy a short stop in the pretty fishing village of St Helens for a short coffee break, before heading back to Launceston, the end of a remarkable journey.
Dinner tonight is at our hotel.
WALK GRADE: 5kms. Mainly beach walking on compact hard sand, with only slight inclines when crossing headlands. 3 hours walking with breaks. Easy to Medium Grade. Moderate to Good level of fitness required.
Overnight: Hotel Grand Chancellor (or similar)
Day 5 - Monday 15 February 2021
Launceston - Melbourne (B)
This morning after breakfast and check out, we'll head to the airport for our flight back to Melbourne. Thank you for travelling with Sisterhood Womens Travel and we look forward to welcooming you back for another adventure.