Tasmania's Adventure Forests
With its pristine coastline and some of the world's most beautiful forests, Tasmania is a wonderful destination for those who want to experience the great outdoors. Whether you are looking for a forest walk, a family picnic, somewhere to go horseriding, rafting, fishing, camping or four-wheel driving, you'll find Tasmania's state forests are the perfect place for an outdoor adventure.
Tasmania's state forests have 6000km of forestry roads and more than 200 walking tracks available, providing access to some wonderfully scenic locations and an exciting range of recreational activities and outdoor activities.
To help you get the most from Tasmania's state forests, a range of adventure-based tourism sites have been developed on state forest land. Located around the state, these Adventure Forest sites will help you experience the forests at their best. Here are some of the wonderful adventures on offer:
- In the state's south, the Tahune AirWalk lets you walk among the giants of the forest and take in exhilarating views from the spectacular elevated walkway through the treetops.
- Tarkine Forest Adventures in northwest Tasmania allows you to take a thrilling journey down a 110m slide and explore the forest floor on a guided tour, tranquil walk or a cycle on the world-class mountain bike tracks.
- In the north, near Launceston, you can fly the wire and glide through the treetops on a fully guided treetop canopy tour at Hollybank Treetops Adventure.
- Experience the ‘rooftop of Tasmania’ at the Maydena Adventure Hub. Fully guided tours to Maydena will offer interpretation on the region, its history, stories and legends. The feature experience will be a journey to the rooftop of Tasmania at the Eagles Eyrie, where you can experience spectacular views of the surrounding forest and the chance to glimpse wedge-tailed eagles soaring through the sky.
- Mixing fun with light adventure, there is an Adventure Forest experience for everyone and a trip to Tasmania would not be complete without encountering a forest adventure of your own. You can learn more about recreational opportunities in Tasmania's forests by visiting www.adventureforests.com.au
Editorial and images supplied courtesy of Forestry Tasmania