Hiking & Mountain Biking Tours with Pepper Bush Adventures
Tasmania Adventure Tours – Long White Beaches, Ancient Forests or Majestic Alpine Peaks
The Experience – Tasmania Adventure Tours
Seeking Tasmania adventure tours? There’s plenty of offerings in North East Tasmania with hiking, mountain biking, quad biking & flying fox activities. All can be incorporated into Pepper Bush Adventures’ nature tour programs to produce sensational multi-day Tasmanian tour experiences. A favourite is to explore the spectacular alpine landscape of Ben Lomond National Park on foot or by bike. If the alpine mountain terrain isn’t to you liking, Mt William National Park and Mt Victoria Forest Reserve offer other landscapes.
Tasmania Adventure Tours on Majestic Ben Lomond
Ben Lomond with its awesome dolerite peaks, alpine vegetation and panoramic photo opportunities, Ben Lomond offers several options in hiking and mountain biking activities.Take the opportunity to walk to Tasmania’s second highest peak with a choice of 2 great walks to the summit of Legges Tor at 1572m. A moderate fitness level required. The Ben Lomond Descent mountain bike ride distance can be tailored to your preference.
Mountain Biking Ben Lomond
Pepper Bush utilises the services of Mountain BikeTasmania for all mountain bike activities. Owner, Ian Ferrier is the founder of the Ben Lomond Decent – the ride that they are most famous for….. and justifiably so …is mostly downhill so hold on and enjoy the ride. Mountain Biking how it used to be, adventure riding along with fantastic views of the rugged Ben Lomond National Park. Ian and his team are happy to guide you through many of north east Tasmania’s mountain biking trails including Blue Derby and the North East Rail Trail.
Hiking Ben Lomond – Legges Tor Return
This walk departs Ben Lomond Road and allows the experience of standing on the second highest peak in Tasmania with the same panoramic views. The vehicle access via Ben Lomond Road and Jacobs Ladder is an experience in it’s self.
Time: 1-2 hours
Grade: Easy (reasonable fitness required)
Total Climbing: 172m
Hiking Ben Lomond – Carr Villa to Legges Tor Circuit
Starting from Carr Villa a track climbs 180m in the first 1km towards Big Opening, following snow poles onto the Plains of Heaven, then to the summit of Legges Tor before returning to Carr Villa via Jacobs Ladder and Ben Lomond Road
Length: 11.7km, circuit
Time: 4-5 hours
Grade: Easy to Medium (reasonable fitness required)
Total Climbing: 430m
Walking Mt William National Park & Mt Victoria Forest Reserve
The alpine peaks may not be to your liking so how about exploring the long white beaches of Mt William National Park or the rainforest of Mt. Victoria Forest Reserve. Mt William National Park offer up to 2 hours of beach walks and the 60 minute return walk to the peak of Mt William. The rainforest of Mt Victoria Forest Reserve also offers a loop walk through 3 differing landscapes
Other Tasmania Adventure Activities
Hollybank Canopy or Zipline Tour – Enjoy a 3 hour high wire canopy ride for an entertaining outlook of the forest. Get a great bird’s eye view soaring from tree to tree along cables to each platform (cloud stations).
Quad Biking – A scenic countryside ride with an adrenaline rush guaranteed. Blast your way around a diverse range of bush tracks, navigating hilly terrain, deep hidden gullies, s-bends and long straights on a 90 minute guided tour.