Mt William National Park Circuit Tour
Pristine Beaches, Walks and Landscapes – Bookable within 30 days of tour departure date
A day of exploring the far north east corner of north east Tasmania with beach walks, wildlife and birdlife at Mt William National Park. Enjoy a picnic lunch with the wallabies before visiting Little Blue Lake and the Derby Tunnel on the return journey.
Mt. William National Park
Mt William National Park features sparkling granite boulders covered with bright orange lichen, long sandy beaches and clear blue seas with bird and wildlife species throughout. Take a stroll along the beaches, lunch with the Bennett’s wallabies and the many resident bird species. After lunch an optional 60 minute return walk to the summit of Mt William is on offer for 360 degree views of the Park. The park is home to forester kangaroos & wombats and wedge tail eagles are often viewed soring over the park and echidnas are a frequent roadside find.
Little Blue Lake
We visit Little Blue Lake – a natural phenomenon resulting from the regions alluvial tin mining and pioneering days. Originally a mining hole, the lake reflects a vivid aqua blue from the minerals in its base.
The Derby Tunnel was a mighty folly built in the 1880’s by one miner to get tailings moved from his lease, beneath another miner’s lease. There are some unique inhabitants in the tunnel – the harmless cave Spider. The Tasmanian cave spider is the last of an Gondwanan lineage of spiders and can live up to several decades. An afternoon coffee in one of the Derby cafes will finish your day.