RoamWild Tasmania

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

RoamWild Tasmania based in Queenstown offers great exclusive guided experiences.

Mt Owen MTB Shuttles: The most epic shuttle ride in Australia. Bring your bike to ride the Mt Owen trails which are unlike any trails in the world. No bike? Come along for the ride anyway. The views are spectacular!

The ‘Lost Mines-Ancient Pines’ adventure: Special timbers, 1880’s Gold and early 1890’s underground copper/gold/silver mines amid a wilderness of advanced age Huon pines, King Billy pines and other species. Pan and fossick for Gold, Gems and mineral samples.

Visit the 1912-1914 ‘Lake Margaret Hydropower’ scheme. Enter the powerhouse, see the original machinery still operating and the wooden pipelines delivering water to turbines. Tour the village, enjoy the video presentation and an afternoon tea break in the village hall.
Mountain Heights’, 4×4 onto the Western range above the wilderness landscape, enjoy incredible views and photographic opportunities that must be experienced to believe.

4×4 into the heart of Tasmania’s Wilderness to Mt McCall in the Wild Rivers World Heritage area for the ‘No Dams’ adventure. A moving experience retracing world-changing events that saved this wilderness. An extremely remote ‘leave no trace’ adventure.

Exclusive experiences, Pure Wilderness.

Services

From $55 to $85

From 1881 Pioneering Miners and Piners along Macquarie harbour forged their way into the wilderness seeking gold. Not just gold in the streams and rock but also the golden timber of Huon Pine, King Billy, Sassafras and all the Tasmanian special timbers species growing in the most ancient forests.

See the places and hear the stories with a passionate knowledgable local as your guide.

Try gold and gemstone panning/fossicking and mine ore in the Jukes Pty underground mine. Be treated to a miners crib break at #1 stope.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet

From $55 to $85

Enjoy the space at the Paragon Theatre with some other local points of interest before one of RoamWild Tasmania’s guides take you to visit the 1914 commissioned hydropower station and still standing abandoned village.

Tour the village and enjoy an interpretive visit to the village hall. Take in the video presentation of the wonderful lifestyle people enjoyed here while your guide prepares a morning or afternoon refreshment. Enter the still authentically working power station and touch the wooden pipelines that still deliver water to the turbines.

Call into the mine site to view the receiving station (The Sub), the original railway sheds and workshops of the Mt Lyell ABT railway with other points of interest on the return journey.

Note: The Lake Margaret hydropower scheme is in full operation, is a working industrial site and is one of Hydro Tasmania’s generating assets.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet

$50

This spectacular 4×4 experience leaves Queenstown’s Paragon Theatre and climbs the Western range high above the wilderness landscape. Incredible views and photographic opportunities that must be experienced to believe.

Marvel at massive pink conglomerate rocks and enjoy awesome vistas to Cradle Mountain, Frenchmans Cap and into the Wild Rivers World Heritage Wilderness. Uninterrupted view to the west to see the sun sink into the Southern Ocean. 1.5 hours duration.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet

From $110 to $220

Take an intrepid 4×4 journey deep into the Franklin/Gordon World Heritage area. Unlocking the gate to real wilderness we take you on an exclusive trip far beyond the normal range of public access.

See remnants of the NO DAMS era blockade that saved this wonderland from development. Hear the stories and enjoy a picnic snack where the would-be dam builders were stopped.

Extend the adventure and we can really get serious and 4×4 over Mt McCall to the Franklin River and the proposed number 2 Dam site. And just maybe see a passing rafting expedition.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly Non Smoking

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