Meet the world's tallest and largest flowering trees
Meet the world's tallest and largest flowering trees

The Far Southern Forests

An amazing adventure in the wild ancient forest

Expedition option:

The Far Southern Forests



To the massive river gorges in the farthest corner of the continent - ancient rainforests, immense trees, a canopy walkway into the treetops - into the burn zone - via the apple orchards of the Huon Valley

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Things to do:

Based on your interests, we’ll work together to make a custom itinerary that could include:

  • Explore the Giant Treetops at the Tahune Airwalk canopy walkway
  • Visit the Wonderboom Giant Tree
  • Drop in on the Geeveston Town Hall Museum and see their  forest interpretation
  • See the rare and ancient Giant Forest Blue Gum – planted worldwide but from these very forests
  • Walk along the secret corridors of the Arve Forest Loop, travelling behind locked gates alongside a
  • Roadside apples, peaches, pears, and nectarines seasonally available from honesty-box stands
  • Travel up into the dolerite subalpine forests of the Hartz Mountains towering over the giant forest valleys
  • A quick visit to the Summer Kitchen, arguably Tasmania’s best bakery
  • Scenic drive along the Huon River – mountains, sailboats, picturesque bays
  • See the ancient Pencil Pine trees in their mountain habitats


$585 for full-day expedition (2 people)

$45 for each additional person (vehicle capacity 5 passengers + 1 driver)

All admission prices included
Includes gourmet picnic, snacks, fresh fruit, and hot drinks in the forest

Opportunity for longer or shorter walks, or minimal-walking car-touring
Unparalleled opportunity to see some of Earth's finest forests

Gold Standard Foundation Verified Carbon Credits

Carbon Offset Travel

Our vehicle CO2 emissions are offset by Carbon Social forest regeneration projects

Useful information including cancellation policy, equipment list, and more, can be found at the Trip Info page.

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Special Expeditions

Educational excperiences available for all ages. Please contact us directly to arrange curriculum, timing, and transport.

Media Content - Technical Treeclimbing Services - Film Production Assistance - Scientific Services -School Excursions - Citizen Science

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