Bay of Fires Walk
The Bay of Fires Walk is classed as one of the finest guided wilderness walks in the world. It is certainly the best in Australia, and its appeal to cross-country walkers around the world draws many to visit Australia just to do this walk.
The Bay of Fires guided walks are for those looking for a 3 day walking experience with the creature comforts! Your bags will be transported each day, leaving you free to enjoy your walk. As the Bay of Fires is a remote and secluded area, your nights will be spent camping under the stars.
On night one and on night two you will stay in our waterfront beach shack on a beautiful Ansons Bay at the Bay of Fires. You’ll be treated to fine Tasmanian wine and cheeses, delicious dinners featuring wonderful Tasmanian produce and more.
On the east coast of Tasmania in Australia lies the magnificent and untouched Bay of Fires. This magical landscape of stunning contrasts features pure white beaches, vivid orange granite boulders and a ribbon of sapphire and emerald seas, all fringed with rich forests. In 2009, this area was named one of the world’s hottest travel destination by international guide book Lonely Planet, once you experience it first hand, you’ll understand why. They say “White beaches of hourglass-fine sand, Bombay Sapphire sea, an azure sky – and nobody. This is the secret edge of Tasmania, laid out like a pirate’s treasure map of perfect beach after sheltered cove, all fringed with forest. It’s not long since the Bay of Fires came to international attention and the crowds are bound to flock. Now is the time to visit”.
This area has a rich geoheritage, with a remarkable diversity of Earth features for such a small island, with rocks from all major geological periods, a vast suite of different rock types and a range of geomorphological processes which are not found in other parts of Australia.
Stay in a beautiful beach shack
3 Day walking experience
Camping gear and equipment including stand up touring tents, off the ground beds with deluxe mattresses, pillows, all your eating utensils, the campsite’s cooking equipment.
Grand Chancellor Hotel, Cameron Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Regular Scheduled departures from September to April.
This walk is suitable for those who are looking for a walking / hiking holiday experience. The walk is rated as a medium grade requiring a moderate to good level of fitness to complete this walk with much of the walk on firm sand and headlands of boulders to negotiate. Minimum age is 10 years old.
Minimum of 6 and a maximum of 10 walkers and at least one Guide
Activities will normally operate in all but exceptional weather conditions. Conditions such as fog, mist, drizzle, showers, rain, sleet and windy conditions do not affect normal operation of our activities.
Pretty much all you’ll need to bring is your clothes, a torch/flashlight and your personal items packed in a medium sized overnight bag. Please ask your hotel to store any large suitcases. You will be emailed a Clothing and Gear checklist in your Pre-Departure info.
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