McDermott’s Coaches – Speciality Tours and Charters

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McDermott’s Coaches offer tours, transport and premium charter coaches to meet all group travel requirements.
Specialised Cradle Mountain Tours are available on a guaranteed daily departure and include Cradle Mountain Park Explorer Tours, Night Spotting with the animals, and a fully guided Cradle Mountain Day Tour. We also provide a passenger transport service departing Launceston every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday to Cradle Mountain.
McDermott’s are Tasmania’s touring experts with fully guided Charter Tour Services available and specialise in customised tours and can offer day tours to other Tasmanian iconic destinations such as Wineglass Bay and Freycinet National Park, Tamar Valley Region and Launceston’s Cataract Gorge on demand.
A complimentary pick up and drop off service is also provided for all Launceston accommodation venues.


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Departing and returning to Launceston the Cradle Mountain National Park day tour allows you to experience the region on a fully inclusive, professionally guided tour for all ages .
• Professional guide/s with full commentary
• Dove Lake circuit walk incl glacier rock
• Waldheim Chalet and the story of Gustav Weindorfer
• Weindorfers ancient King Billy Pine Forest walk
• Flora and Fauna unique to Tasmania and Australia
• Sheffield – Town of Murals
• Ashgrove Cheese farm and factory visit
• National Park Pass and entrance fees
• Lunch, water and light snacks
• Complimentary hotel pick up and drop off

Family Friendly Non-Smoking Public Toilet


Short guided tour of the unique natural features of the Cradle Mountain National Park.
A comprehensive two hour guided tour features the Park’s flora and fauna along with marked geological contrasts of the area.
Tour highlights include Dove Lake and the majestic Cradle Mt backdrop, Waldheim Chalet amongst the Myrtle Forests and Weindorfers Forest Walk in the cool temperate King Billy Pine Forest.
The opportunity to see local wildlife including wombats, wallabies and echidna in their natural environment is also a feature of this tour.
Complimentary pick up and drop off is available from your Cradle Mountain accommodation.


Dusk tour at Cradle Mountain, see a diversity of nocturnal animals in their natural environment.
Cradle Mountain is the home to a number of mammals including wallabies, wombats and possums along with carnivorous marsupials including the Tasmanian devil, spotted tail and eastern quoll.
Highlights of this two hour tour include the informative commentary on these nocturnal native animals along with a visit to devils@cradle for a close up encounter with a Tasmanian devil and learn of the challenges faced by the largest carnivorous marsupial.
Complimentary pick up and drop off from Cradle Mountain accommodation provided.

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