Giant Tree Expeditions: Tasmania

Family-friendly adventures in the world's tallest & largest flowering forests

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Join us!

Daytrip excursions, custom multi-day itineraries, and educational classes departing from Hobart, Tasmania.

► You’ve earned your Forest Badge!

► Suitable for kids and seniors of all ages! 

► Fun and education without digital screens

► Easy bushwalks to suit all abilities

► Let the kids study trees with lasers, binoculars, and field guides

► Certificate of Completion available on request – suitable for documenting independent study project for school

► Age-appropriate practical experience in forest ecology – from toddlers with magnifying glasses to high-schoolers with their own science projects

► Exclusively offered by Tasmanian Geographic.

How it works

► Transport door-to-door starting in Hobart

► Delicious picnic lunch included – we can accommodate picky eaters 

► Easy trails with opportunities to stop and investigate

► Neurodiversity-positive experiences custom-crafted for each family

► Expert guidance in the forest with a parent of three small children – we understand what it’s like!

► Need help with car-seats? We can assist!

► Learn about the wild forest – a perfect place to entrance and engage even the most energetic child

► We travel with survey-lasers, reference books, guides, digital magnifiers, and digital citizen science tools

► We provide certificates of completion to confirm your child’s educational experience

 

A climber on the stem of a giant baobab

We have travelled the world meeting the most marvelous plants

Expert guidance built on 25 years experience as a scientist, explorer, and observer of ancient forests.

► Landmark trees. Witness trees. Big trees. Ambassador trees.  Teacher trees. Awe-inspiring trees.

Tasmania has many of Earth’s tallest, largest, & oldest living things

Let’s go meet some of them!

“A life-changing experience”

Join us on Expedition and discover for yourself!

Giant Tree Expeditions runs bushwalking, science, scenic, driving, and private customised guided tours from Hobart, Tasmania.

 

All of our tours are on-demand, private tours exclusive to your travel group. We customise our exact itinerary to meet your interests, abilities, and the conditions of the day.

Select your Expedition:

1 • Multi-Day Custom Itinerary

Plan your ultimate, unique, Tasmanian touring Expedition with us via Tasmanian Geographic. We’ll work together to craft a customised plan to show you the distinctive ecology and natural values of the island. 

2 • Day Trip Expeditions

Explore your passions and discover new skills.  Single-day, and Half-day Expeditions available.

 

3 • Services & Group Excursions

School groups.  Conference Tours. Corporate teams. Training events. Project Support. Film Crews.  Treeclimbing and canopy access. Contact us.

We conduct hiking and driving tours to precious groves of giant forest to see the tallest flowering tree species on Earth; guided bushwalking adventures to the best places to see ancient forests; science experiences in the big trees of the state of Tasmania; and many more and uniquely memorable itineraries to the most incredible natural sites. 

We take Expeditioneers to the giant forest groves and stunning landscapes of the Styx Valley, Mount Field National Park, Southwest National Park, kunanyi/Mount Wellington, Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park,Tasman National Park, the Tahune Airwalk and the Huon Valley, Hastings Caves, and the Southwest World Heritage Area. 

Beyond forest trees, we also run special-interest tours on forest mushroom fungus, coastal and landscape geology, birdwatching, fern biology, and more.  

 

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