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Guided Day Trip from Hobart

Mount Field
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Mt Field
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Tarn Shelf Hike, Tasmania
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Russell Falls
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Lake Seal Lookout
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Tarn Shelf
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Full Day Hiking Tour from Hobart

  • Small Groups of 2-8 people. 

  • 10-12km |  4hrs walking

  • Grade 3 - Alpine terrain + waterfalls walk

A day hiking tour at Tasmania's oldest National Park, Mount Field.

Beautiful alpine lakes, mountains and cool air. Hike to alpine ski fields, glacial lakes,

down through rainforest waterfalls and under some of Tasmania's tallest trees. 

Departure Point

Departs from Hobart Travel and Information Centre (16-20 Davey Street) situated on Corner of Davey and Elizabeth street, by Hobart's waterfront. - We can drop you back to your Hobart CBD accommodation after the tour, please contact us to confirm. 

Mt. Field Wilderness Walk Tour Itinerary 
  • Hobart to National Park is a 1.2hr drive. Enjoy rural farming scenery as we following the beautiful River Derwent passing by the colonial farming centre of New Norfolk.
  • Over morning tea we view the walking map, introduce the Mt. Field Wilderness World Heritage Area and learn the minimal impact bushwalking principles of leave no trace. 
  • A short drive has us arriving at Lake Dobson. Passing a variety of eco-systems as we go.
  • The first hike for the day a figure 8 loop to the Seal Lake lookout returning via unique Pandani Grove Walk. Taking approx. 2 hrs return, the first section is a great warm-up for the day, as we make our way up to the alpine plateau.

  • Arriving at Mawson skit field, you will have time to explore the pristine alpine zone, as we prepare lunch, either outside overlooking the Broad Valley.

  • After lunch, we return back to Lake Dobson and drive back down into the Rain Forest.

  • Finishing the walk at Russell Falls/Tall Trees, you will feel a great sense of achievement. This spectacular waterfall the reason the surrounding land was first protected. 

  • Arriving back to Hobart approx. 5:30-hotel drop-offs if needed. 

Prices - AUD

  • Adult - $165

  • Youth (10-17 y.o) - $80

  • Guided Mt. Field hiking experience
  • Local qualified Guides
  • Comfortable/safe transport from Hobart
  • Morning tea/coffee 
  • Picnic Lunch in the mountains 
  • National Parks Pass
  • Interpretation of natural and cultural sites

Things To Bring

We wear warm, comfortable clothing with

a base layer and jacket for the wind/rain.

Worn in jogging shoes or hiking boots.

Rain jackets can be borrowed.

Hiking poles available if needed.


Track Rating 3:

 Some steep sections, loose rocks, exposed,

partly board walked, signed tracks.


Includes 3 of Tasmania's

60 great short walks:

15. Russell Falls

16. Tall Trees

17. Pandani Grove