Explore the world's tallest and largest flowering forests
Explore the world's tallest and largest flowering forests

Giant Tree Expeditions

Customised bespoke adventures in Southern Tasmania to discover some of the world's tallest, largest, and oldest trees

Masterclasses -Bespoke Daytrips - Custom Multi-day Itineraries

Book your place on an Expedition now from Hobart, Maydena, Geeveston, or Huonville!

Expert guidance to the ultimate Southern Hemisphere Forests

Marvel at the ancients

Learn about tallest, largest, oldest

Listen to the stories of the trees

Discover the wild forests in safety

Custom private Expeditions on-demand

Join citizen science efforts

The world's most marvellous plants

We have travelled the world meeting incredible trees

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The charming island of Tasmania is home to the some of the world's tallest, largest, and oldest living things

Join us on expedition and discover for yourself!

Meeting the Giant Trees is a life-changing experience!

"The magic I experienced standing among these ancient giants is a memory that will last a lifetime"
Angus Munro
Technician from Bergen, Norway
"A walking talking Encyclopedia on trees. Can not thank him enough for sharing his knowledge with me very patiently and willingly."
Jaspreet Kaur
Traveller from Chandigarh, India
"Imagine a forest which is mossy, messy,
a truly unique and enigmatic ecosystem."
Nic Fitzgerald
Botanist from Hobart, Tasmania
"The way he can interpret their hidden life and meaning leaves one with not only an increased understanding, but an affection for these beautiful living beings."
Emma-Joy Reardon
Teacher from Mt Beauty, Australia
"Among the few who have an ear
for the stories
trees have to tell"
Harshita Soni
Environmentalist from Delhi, India
"Really appreciate his knowledge and passion for flora. The vegetation around us has become friends along the walk…"
Zoe Zeng
Traveller from Guangzhou, China

star rating  We went on the big tree experience as a small group of three couples under supervision of our marvellous and knowledgeable guide Yoav and our driver George. I cannot recommend… read more

January 5, 2022

star rating  Even before the big day I valued Yoav’s taking the time to assess my interests, experience and needs. Subsequently he designed wilderness expedition that was nothing short of sublime. Not… read more

April 22, 2022

star rating  We spend an exceptional and memorable day in Southern Tasmania with Yoav Bar-Ness, our incredibly knowledgeable guide from Giant Tree Expeditions. His expertise is phenomenal and he is such a… read more

January 6, 2022

Expedition basics

Experience the world's tallest flowering forests

Tasmania is also home to the Earth's tallest flowering plants, the world's oldest known plants, and the tallest underwater forests

Daytrips departing from Hobart, Huonville, Maydena, and Geeveston

Transportation, picnic lunch, observation gear all included. Book online!

Private custom tours with an expert forest canopy ecologist.

Learn the science and experience the magic of the ancient forest. Suitable for all ages and tailored to your interests.

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We acknowledge the long human history of Tasmania and pay our respects to the Tasmanian Aboriginal communities.

Direct booking link is here. Contribute to our citizen science efforts at iNaturalist. Discover the biodiversity of the Giant Forests of Tasmania via our downloadable iNaturalist Field Guide. Email us at hello@giant-trees.com.  Tell the world about these giant trees at TripAdvisor. Read our story of how we began. Check out some of our Media appearances. Meet ambassador trees we know and love. Learn about and book your place on an Expedition.

 © Giant Tree Expeditions. Learn more about our media & writing portfolio at Outreach Ecology. You might enjoy reading about our lovely island at Tasmanian Geographic.