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Hastings Caves, Thermal Springs and Tahune AirWalk Tour

Uncover natural marvels above and below the surface on this small group tour to Hastings Caves and Thermals Springs plus the Tahune Airwalk from Hobart.
Hastings Caves, Thermal Springs and Tahune AirWalk Tour

Highlights

  • Head underground and get lost in a cave wonderland

  • Admission to Hastings Caves & Thermal spring-fed pool

  • Walk above the forest floor along the Tahune Airwalk

  • Optional lunch at Kermandie Hotel

  • Take a dip in the thermal spring-fed pool

  • Small group sizes for a personalised experience

Join passionate local guides on a journey into the ancient Huon Valley to view the remarkable Hastings Cave and soak in the Thermal spring-fed pool before rounding the day out with a walk amongst the treetops at Tahune Airwalk. Leave Hobart with a two hour scenic drive deep into the valley winding through the picturesque roads of the Deep South.

First stop is the Hastings Cave where you’ll have the opportunity to explore the largest dolomite cave in Australia. Guided by a specialist, guests marvel at the grandeur of stalactites, columns, shawls, and stalagmites. Following the labryinth of stairs in and out of the caves and take the opportunity to dip into the swimming pool fed by thermal spring water with a temperature of 28 degrees Celsius.

Following the cave adventure, the journey continues into the Tahune forest, where two hours are spent exploring the treetops of the Tahune Airwalk suspended 30 metres above the forest floor. As the day winds down, guests can relax on the return journey to Hobart, aiming for an arrival around 5:30 pm. This leaves ample time for rest at the hotel or indulging in the diverse culinary offerings of Hobart's fine restaurants.

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Inclusions

  • Full day small group tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or small bus
  • Knowledgeable driver and tour guide
  • Entry to Hastings Caves and Tahune AirWalk
  • Live commentary on board

Highlights

  • Head underground and get lost in a dolomite cave wonderland
  • Take a dip in the Thermal spring-fed pool
  • Walk 30 metres above the forest floor along the Tahune Airwalk

Duration

  • This experience is nine hours in duration.

Location

  • This experience is located in Hobart and the Huon Valley, south of Hobart.

Departure Location

7:30am New Town/ North Hobart / West Hobart

Argle Motor Lodge 7:30am (Pick up location)

  • Rydges Hobart (meet at Argyle Motor Lodge on Argyle Street)
  • Hobart Tower Motel (meet at Argyle Motor Lodge on Argyle Street)
  • Bay View Villas

7:35am CBD Hotels

Best Western 7:35am (Pick up location)

  • Narrrara Backpackers
  • Hobart Hostel & Accommodation

Movenpick 7:35am (Pick up location)

  • Quest Savoy
  • Vibe Hotel
  • Central Bar & Cafe
  • Backpacker Imperial
  • Mantra on Collins

The Tasman 7:35am (Pick up location)

  • Customs House Hotel
  • Quest Waterfront

MACq01 - 7:35am (Pick up location)

  • Henry Jones Art Hotel
  • Sullivan Cove Apartments
  • Zero Davey
  • Grand Chancellor

Crowne Plaza 7:35am (Pick up location)

  • Hobart City Apartments
  • The Alabama Hotel

Ibis Styles 7:35am (Pick up location)

  • Travelodge Hobart
  • Mantra One
  • Macquarie Manor

Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre – Elizabeth Street side 7:35am (Pick up location)

  • Hobart YHA

  • Gibson Mill Apartments

  • Somerset on the Pier

  • Edinburgh Gallery B & B - 7:35am (Pick up location)

  • The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel - 7:35am (Pick up location)

  • RACV Hotel - 7:35am (Pick up location)

7:45am - Salamanca & Battery Point

Salamanca Arts Centre 7:45am (Pick up location)

  • Lenna of Hobart
  • Salamanca Wharf Hotel
  • Salamanca Inn
  • Moss Hotel

Jackman & McRoss Bakery 7:45am (Pick up location)

  • Hampden at Battery Point Apartments
  • Montacute Boutique Bunkhouse

7:55am Sandy Bay

St Ives 7:55am (Pick up location)

  • Blue Hills Motel

Mayfair Plaza Hotel (The Mayfair Bar) 7:55am (Pick up location)

  • Regent Park Apartments
  • Bay Hotel Apartments

Clydesdale Manor 7:55am (Pick up location)

  • Grosvenor court Apartments
  • Doctor Syntax Hotel

Wrest Point 7:55am (Pick up location)

  • Hotel 429
  • The Rivulet

Additional Information

  • Maximum of 22 participants on tour
  • Please dress appropriately to the weather conditions
  • Please ensure you are wearing comfortable walking shoes and bring a warm jacket, Hastings Caves is 9 degrees all year round with 100& humidity.
  • Unfortunately this tour is not wheel chair accessible
  • Please note, lunch is not included in this tour. You will have the opportunity to have lunch at The Kermandie ($25-$30 per meal) or you are welcome to bring your own lunch or let your guide know and they will take you to the cafe close to The Kermandie Hotel.
  • Please note there are 250 stairs leading into and out of Hastings Caves.

Cancellation Policy

  • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

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