Escorted Rainforest Walks - All visitors welcome
Located just 35 minutes from Burnie Airport Tarkine Wilderness Lodge offers walks through the pristine Tarkine Rainforest. Your hosts at the Tarkine Wilderness Lodge are experienced guides who can escort you on a safe, yet breathtaking stroll through the largest temperate rainforests in the southern hemisphere, providing visitors with plenty of information on this ancient 60 million year old forest home to many threatened and endangered species.
Breathtaking Flora and Fauna
During your walk you will see a large variety of plant species ranging from tall Eucalyptus, giant Myrtles, Sassafras, Blackwood and an abundance of ferns, mosses and lichens. Also the vast variety of wildlife in their natural habitat. The various walking tracks meander gently under the rainforest canopy and pass by several small creeks and rivers. An experience that will stay in your memory forever. Some of our popular walks include 'Mother Earths Great Gums Track', 'The Heritage Track' and 'The Double Dip Track' to name a few.
Corporate Team Building
Our walks cater to every fitness level and are a great way to promote corporate and group team building. Facilities include Large Covered Gazebo area with BBQ and Fire Pit.
Mother Earths Great Gums Track
Takes you through a grove of large Stringy Bark trees some of which are 13 metres wide. Duration: 1 Hour.
This beautiful walk meanders through the temperate rainforest following the old mossy board road, a relic of the early logging pioneers, to the old mill site. Duration: 3 Hours.
Double Dip Track
This track follows the Dip River, home to the giant freshwater crayfish and platypus. Duration: 2 Hours.
Plus more to explore...
These are just a few of our great tracks. There are more to explore and all walking tracks join up to make an all day walk as well. So depending on your schedule and experience we have a walk to suite everyone.
Departure Times and Costings
Walks depart from the Tarkine Wilderness Lodge at 10.30am and cost $35 per person or $55 per person including BBQ lunch served at 1pm. Group bookings are also welcome. *All walks are subject to availability and weather conditions. To avoid disappointment bookings are essential.