Join us for a truly memorable outdoor women’s adventure experience! Immerse yourself deep within Tasmania’s World Heritage Listed Area and explore Lake Gordon’s amber waters, explore the untouched Gordon Gorge on kayak, learn about the history of the region and sight some of Tasmania’s unique flora & fauna. This is a million star experience and perfect for intermediate kayakers, hikers and campers!
This is a superb experience offering flatwater paddling, beautiful scenery, “wild” swimming in protected bays, camping on a remote island with good food and company. Come alone and make new friends or bring your friends along! All kayaking equipment, guide / instructor services, wetsuits if it is a cooler day, morning tea, lunch and transport from New Norfolk OR Hobart.
Very low Covid risk activity. Outside and masks must be worn on van and travel busy. If you have symptoms before trip please provide proof of positive test for a transfer to another trip within 24 hours of departure. Otherwise no refunds for this trip. Can be transfered to friend if arranged by buyer. Or if we have women on waitlist.
Pick up from two convenient locations at Hobart Information Centre at 7:30 am or National Park Pub car park at Mount Field at 8:30 am.
Our first kayak days have SOLD OUT so please get in quick. Only 8 spots available.
Two double kayaks are available for unconfident paddlers. PRICE: Special introductory price of $500 pp (plus booking fee) for WILD ISLAND WOMEN
6 – 8 hour return hike to Clear Hill Hike near Lake Gordon. 6km, 6 – 8 hour, 602 m ascent with incredible views on top of summit, Abel 105!
Short kayak first day and camp out on a remote beach near the Gordon Gorge – Lake Gordon. Fiona will pick the best location for the day depending on weather.
You do NOT need to be a confident swimmer or have any previous kayak experience. Just bring your smile and adventurous spirit!Duration: 7.30 am Saturday to 4pm Sunday (approximately)
What is included:
Pick up and return transfers from Hobart CBD or Mount Field or New Norfolk
All 1 x breakfast, 2 x morning and afternoon tea, 2 x lunches and 1 x dinner. Prepared by Chef Liam.
Transport between activities
All kayak and safety equipment.
LADIES TO BRING
Good quality hiking shoes, backpack, waterbottle or Camelbak, torch, sleeping bag, tent and matress, cup, bowl and utensils.
Small towel & swimming costume Own medications Hat, Sunscreen and Sun protection Camera Waterpoof Raincoat (Gortex ideal) Warm/Thermal Layer and Beanie/Gloves Insect repellent
Bookings strictly close 14 days prior to departure.
If you cancel your adventure booking prior to the scheduled departure, you may be eligible to the following refund based on the price of the trip.
>30 days prior to your departure date, you will be refunded any amounts paid, less a 20% admin fee.
PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU HAVE ADEQUATE TRAVEL INSURANCE TO COVER FLIGHT CANCELLATIONS, LOST PROPERTY, MEDICAL EVACUATION, PERSONAL LIABILITY, ETC
Moderate fitness levels required.
6km Intense at times – 6 – 8 hour hike day 1 with day pack.
Kayak experience is not neccessary but will need to carry own equipment in dry bags on kayaks.
Generally February and March is the most stable weather in the Southwest with cool nights and warm dry days with light winds. Temperatures tend to be between 10 – 25 degrees celsuis. 5 days prior to trip departure you will receive a weather update and modified itinary for the weekend. Tassie Bound Adventure Tours reserves the right to change itinerary.
The lake is usually around 20 degress celsius at this time so will be perfect for swimming.
Tour will still proceed in all weather except heavy rain and strong winds/fires.
There will be a toilet stop at Mount Field Info Centre, High Camp Hut, Edgar Campground on Day 1
Edgar Campground, Mount Field National Park on Day 2
Please note backcountry trowel will be provided while camping 🙂 Everything else packed in will be packed out.
This is a women’s only event however please note that Liam will be supporting our trip. (Liam has been guiding for over seven years in the region and we will appreciate his chef skills!)
Please Note: Maxiumum 8 guests. We will provide individual sit on top kayaks and 2 x tandem sit on top kayaks . Guests do not need any kayaking experience just a sense of adventure and a smile! Participants will NOT need to be confident swimmmers.Please call on 0417 008 422 or email email@example.com for any further questions.We look forward to experiencing this Derwent River trip with you on our Wild Island Women Kayaking Adventure.FAQsAre there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?Yes. You must be over the age of 18 years to attend this trip.How can I contact the organiser with any questions?Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0417 008 422What do I need to wear in the kayak?Warm tights are a good idea and an exercise top/thermals. We suggest you also wear a warm jacket but be prepared to take this off as you will warm up kayaking.What if it’s raining?Trips still go ahead in all types of weather unless it’s heavy rain or very gusty winds. We encourage you to bring your own water proof jacket. Wetsuits and jackets will be provided if a cooler day.What’s the cancellation policy?We hope you do not need to cancel your trip, however if cancellation takes place more than 60 days prior to your departure date, you will be refunded any amounts paid, less a 20% admin fee. If cancellation takes place between 60 and 30 days prior to your departure date, 50% of the tour price will be forfeited. If cancellation takes place less than 30 days prior to your departure date, 100% of the tour price will be forfeited. Transfers from one person to another will not be permitted.In the unlikely event of adverse weather conditions, Tassie Bound Adventure Tours reserves the right to change, alter or cancel this trip in the interests of client safety. Tassie Bound Adventure Tours will happily refund monies paid in the event that Extreme Wind or Dangerous Conditions be present at or before the commencement of the Women’s Kayaking Adventure or credit you for another day. Tassie Bound Adventure Tours will notify you by text at between 6am – 6.30am on the morning of the activity in the event of cancellation. Please ensure mobile phones are on and accessible at this time to ensure messages are received.Depending on abilities and weather we reserve the right to change itinerary. This is a women’s only event however please note Liam from Tassie Bound will be head guide for the day to support us on our adventure.