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
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.
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
One of the best guides we have ever had
We loved our time in Tasmania. Our guide Richard was one of the best guides we have ever had – extremely knowledgeable and a pleasure to be with.
Jim & Betsy Jansen
USA, February 2019 (private tour)
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)
Very knowledgeable, friendly
Horacio was very knowledgeable, friendly and eager to share with us the history of Hobart and Tasmania. We enjoyed his company very much. He was an avid story teller and very personable. We felt extremely comfortable in his hands and hope to see him again on our return some day.
It was like traveling with a friend
We loved it all! Our guide was amazing. He was fun and knew so much. It was like traveling with a friend.
USA, April 2019