The largest remaining area of ancient Gondwanan rainforest is protected within the Southwest Wilderness Area of Tasmania. The fringes of these rainforests are often dominated by more recent giant Eucalypt trees and are home to a rich and unique flora of fungi, moss and lichens. The diversity of fungi is astonishing, with many species and varieties still to be documented.
- Private Touring
- 3 Day guided tour
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This 3-day privately guided tour takes you deep into Tasmania’s oldest national park, Mt Field, and the ancient rainforests of the Southwest Wilderness Area to explore and discover fungi only found in this region of the world.
This small group tour is specifically designed to allow time for macro photography, interpretation, and discussion to cater for both the novice and experienced fungi enthusiast. Your local guide, an experienced mycologist, will share his scientific knowledge of fungi, the ecology of these unique and ancient forests, and other aspects of Tasmania’s natural history.
This tour includes:
- 3 days of private touring with local guide
- Transport in well-appointed vehicle
- 2 x nights’ accommodation
- 2 x breakfast, 3 x lunch, 1 x dinner
- All National Parks passes.
Best travel dates to experience the full suite of fungis is April and May.
DAY 1 Hobart to Mt Field o/n Pedder Wilderness Lodge
DAY 2 Southwest National Park o/n Pedder Wilderness Lodge
DAY 3 Florentine Valley to Hobart
We would highly recommend your company. Renke was the best guide of our whole Australia trip and the vehicle was very comfortable.
Paul and Patty Friday
USA. January 2019 (private tour)
Definitely recommend to anyone visiting Tasmania
We hope to come back! And we would definitely recommend your services to anyone visiting Tasmania. We enjoyed everything. The tour was tailored to our needs, with attention to details and to a very high quality of service. Patrick was fantastic!
James & Magdalena Bruce
Canada, February 2019 (Private Tour)
Excellent! Our guide, Mark, gave us a spectacular day, with patience and kindness. All the stops / breaks were very thoughtful. I don’t have enough superlatives to describe Mark’s knowledge!
Jesse and Debbie Colon
Michigan USA February 2019 (private day tour)
Exceeded my expectations
I wanted to experience Tasmania with a knowledgeable guide and in luxury / comfort. It was a tour that exceeded my expectations. We loved Rob and the coach was perfect. Thank you!
USA, January 2019 (private tour)