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Tours & Adventures

Come along on fascinating heritage or exciting fun adventures in this unique Tasmanian wilderness.

Whether you're looking for adventure, to deeply connect with this pristine environment and heritage our knowledgeable guides will make it suit you. We are an eco-conscious company that adheres to the 'leave no trace' principle.

Join RoamWild Tasmania for a memorable time immersed in the story of Piners, Miners, Dam builders and a history making Protest!

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Join us on a journey through Queenstown's rich history and modern evolution. Led by passionate locals, we'll unlock doors to exclusive experiences and hidden gems, sharing the natural beauty and grandeur of this unique town. Hear the backstories of the Mine Manager and Queenstown's First Lady. Gain exclusive access to the Mt Lyell Mine General Office and the Penghana House ballroom. This 1.5 hr minibus tour is a must-do for anyone interested in Queenstown's wild frontier sites and story.    Departs The Paragon Theatre business days by appointment.

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​ Lost Mines-Ancient Pines 

Lost Mines

One of Tasmania's standout wilderness tours. Remarkably, here exists forest where Huon and King Billy pines, many over a thousand years old, grow together.

Inhale the scents of Sassafras and Leatherwood in these unique to Western Tasmania thamnic forests.

During the 1890's the Copper mining boom ranged from alluvial to underground ore stoping.

Explore pioneer mines, try your hand at panning gold, rock-chip ore sampling and enjoy an authentic underground miners crib break.

  • Departs 9.30am from our home base - The Paragon Theatre

  • Stand amid mysterious Western Tasmanian cool rainforests

  • Explore the Jukes Pty underground mine

  • Mine your own glittering ore samples. You find it-You keep it!

  • 3Hrs, Moderate physical requirement, several bush steps and uneven ground

PRIVATE TOUR 

Monday to Friday at 9.30am.

This tour experience is exclusive and once booked is guaranteed to go.

Cost is $300 for 1-4 passengers.

Each extra adult - $75

Each extra child under 16 years - $55

Morning tea included.

Maximum 10 passengers.

20% surcharge applies for Saturday bookings.

Not available on Sundays or public holidays.

MIXED GROUP TOUR 

Monday to Friday at 9.30am.

This experience requires minimum participation

of 4 adult fares to confirm.

Your booking will remain pending until minimum numbers are achieved.

Adults - $75

Child under 16 - $55

Morning tea included.

Maximum 10 passengers.

20% surcharge applies for Saturday bookings.

Not available on Sundays or public holidays.

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 Lake Margaret Hydropower 

Lake Margaret

One of the fascinating Queenstown Tasmania things to do.

At the turn of last century the Mt Lyell Mining and Railway company was one of the largest and wealthiest mining operations in the country.

Voracious furnaces had consumed the forests for energy and coal could not be found.

  • 2pm Depart The Paragon, travel to the Lake Margaret village

  • Enjoy the presentation in the village hall with a cup of your favourite and a delicious snack

  • View the weir and 60 inch woodstave pipe

  • Enter the roaring 1914 commissioned powerhouse, see horizontal shaft Pelton wheel turbines driving open alternators

  • On return, see the former pyritic smelter site, original railway works and residual mine drainage still polluting the Queen River

  • 3Hrs, Amenities onsite, Low physical requirement

**Persons with pacemaker or defibrillator devices cannot enter the powerhouse**

PRIVATE TOUR 

Monday to Friday at 2pm

This tour experience is exclusively for your group and once booked is guaranteed to go.

Cost is $300 for 1-4 passengers.

Each extra adult - $75

Each extra child under 16 years - $55

Afternoon tea included

Maximum 10 passengers

20% surcharge applies for Saturday bookings.

Not available on Sundays or public holidays.

MIXED GROUP TOUR 

Monday to Friday at 2pm

This tour requires minimum participation.

We require 4 adult fares to confirm this tour.

Your booking will remain pending until minimum numbers are achieved.

Adults - $75

Child under 16 - $55

Afternoon tea included

Maximum 10 passengers

20% surcharge applies for Saturday bookings.

Not available on Sundays or public holidays.

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Mt Owen 4x4 experience

Mt Owen

The Western range rises high above the wilderness landscape with incredible views to Cradle Mountain/Lake St Clair NP, the Franklin/Gordon WHA Wilderness, Hells Gates and the Southern Ocean.Take the exciting 4X4 trip up and enjoy an awesome Mt Owen vista all to yourself....

  • All vehicular 1.5 Hours

PRIVATE TOUR – Approx. 1.5 hours – Monday to Friday
This tour is exclusive and once booked, is guaranteed to go.
Cost is $165 for 1- 3 passengers.
Each extra adult - $55
Each extra child under 16 years - $35
Maximum 6 passengers

Add 20% for Saturday bookings

(Not available on Sundays or public holidays)

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NO DAMS Mt McCall 4x4

No Dams

'Let the Franklin flow-let the wilderness be'  4x4 adventure into the Wild Rivers World Heritage Area, the heart of Tasmania's Wilderness where people once stood defiant and resolute to save this pristine environment from development.

  • Meet us at The Paragon theatre for a tour and the Mt Owen 4x4 experience

  • Then travel into Tasmania's Wilderness World Heritage Area. Take time to reflect at the now famous 'NO DAMS' logo

  • Drive deep into a mysterious wonderland to the spectacular Mt McCall..... Serious 4x4 adventure!

  • An exclusive immersive experience, all vehicular, no physical requirement

  • 4.5Hrs

**Requires a Parks Pass**

            https://passes.parks.tas.gov.au/

**This is a very remote 'Leave No Trace' activity in one of the world's purest environments. RoamWild Tasmania provides all equipment and carries Satellite communications**

PRIVATE TOUR 

Monday to Friday at 9.30am.

This tour experience is exclusive and once booked is guaranteed to go.

Cost is $380 for 1-4 passengers.

Morning tea included

20% surcharge applies for Saturday bookings.

Not available on Sundays or public holidays.

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