Bay of Fires Walk
Mount William, Tasmania

Location:
Mount William, Tasmania
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Departs from:
Launceston, Tasmania
Departure time:
7.45am

TOUR RATING
Moderate

TOUR LOCATION
Mount William National Park and Bay of Fires Conservation Area

CONSERVATION IMPACT
This walking tour is operated in partnership with ParkTrek and a portion of the tour fee is donated to our conservation efforts in Tasmania.

TRAVEL
You will be transported from Launceston in an air-conditioned forward-facing 2WD vehicle.

ITINERARY

Day 1
Depart from Launceston in the morning, head out into the northern section of Mount William National park to begin the Bay of Fires beach walk at the northern end of Musselroe Bay. Walk from the remote coastal conservation area of Musselroe Bay to Boulder Point, predominantly on the sand. The incredibly scenic coastline of deserted white-sand beaches punctuated by windswept headlands, sheltered lagoons and estuaries.

Later head back to our accommodation to unpack, enjoy pre-dinner nibbles followed by a two-course meal. Overnight accommodation at Icena Farm House

Day 2
Head off for the day’s beach walk from Boulder Point to Deep Creek in Mt William National Park. From its long beaches to its teeming wildlife; from its unique history to its abundant plant life, Mt William National Park is a place of constant fascination.

Today we explore Boulder Point, Cobbler Rocks and Cod Bay finishing at Deep Creek.
Finish the day at Eddystone Point with a visit to the impressive pink granite lighthouse built in 1889.

Day 3
Begin our walk today at Deep Creek and head south to beautiful Anson’s Bay. Bird life is rich and varied, with nearly 100 species occurring here. Heathland species include the superb blue wren, flame, dusk and scarlet robin. Being a coastal park, Mt. William is also an excellent area for observing sea birds.

Day 4
Head inland for our final day of walking. This 11km circuit showcases four different distinct walking environments; river, forest, foreshore and wildflowers. The River-Forest section travels that through a variety of landscapes including tidal flats, river reserve and forests. There is also a Wildflower Reserve which includes a 50 hectare area of heath, wetland, sedgeland and woodland.

From here we head back toward Launceston with an expected drop off time of 5.30pm.

DURATION
4 Day 3 nights

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7th to 10th February 2019
Cost: On projects which include an overnight stay, a volunteer contribution towards costs of meals, accommodation and transport is required – from $1750 for 4 days
Guided Bushwalk
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18th to 21st February 2019
Cost: On projects which include an overnight stay, a volunteer contribution towards costs of meals, accommodation and transport is required – from $1750 for 4 days
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2nd to 5th March 2019
Cost: On projects which include an overnight stay, a volunteer contribution towards costs of meals, accommodation and transport is required – from $1750 for 4 days
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8th to 11th March 2019
Cost: On projects which include an overnight stay, a volunteer contribution towards costs of meals, accommodation and transport is required – from $1750 for 4 days
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Contact us

For more information, or for help with your booking, please contact the Launceston office on (03) 6334 9985 or email launceston@cva.org.au