The Wall in the Wilderness Day Tour.

The Wall in the Wilderness Day Tour.
AUD $175.00
  • Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Hobart, Tasmania
  • Product code: PDL5UA
Pick up in Hobart from 8.30am and travel along the Lyell Highway beside the Derwent River passing through farmland, vineyards and orchards and the historic towns of New Norfolk and Hamilton. Our first stop is for morning tea on the shores of Lake Meadowbank before continuing through the rural township of Ouse and past the Hydro village of Wayatinah and stop at Tarraleah Lookout. The lookout is situated above the Penstocks (giant pipes) that feed water to the Tarraleah Power Station and offers stunning views into the surrounding forest and the Nive River Valley below.
We then continue past the Tungatinah Power station and stop for a photo opportunity at the monument marking the Geographic Centre of Tasmania beside Bronte Lagoon.
Its then onto Derwent Bridge for lunch at the Derwent Bridge Wilderness Hotel where you choose your meal from the Lunch Menu board.
After lunch visit The Wall in the Wilderness, where sculptor Greg Duncan is carving the history of Tasmanian Highlands in a series of 100 Huon Pine panels. Each panel is one metre wide and three metres high, placed back-to-back creating a wall 50 metres long with carvings on both sides.
Travel back to Hobart and drop off passengers.
Day tour including morning tea, lunch and entry to The Wall in the Wilderness is priced at only $175 per person.
A minimum of 4 bookings required to run this tour.