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Half Day Cradle Mountain Canyoning: Lost World Canyon

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    Make your own way to the meeting point near the Cradle Mountain Visitors Centre for your morning or afternoon tour.
    Your guide provides the necessary gear for your canyoning excursion, then takes you by minivan to Snake Hill, located about a 15-minute drive away. From the parking area, take an easy 20-minute walk to the river, with views of Cradle Mountain along the way.
    Your guide provides a detailed safety talk before you step into the Dove River, which runs through Lost World Canyon. Follow your guide into the water to begin your journey downstream, alternately floating, walking and scrambling over rocks. Expect to spend approximately one hour in the water.
    If you're feeling bold, you can take on challenges such as jumping from tall boulders into deep pools, and swimming down rapids and shoots. If adrenaline-fueled thrills don't appeal, simply enjoy the fun of making your way downriver in this gorgeous canyon. You might even spot a wombat along with other critters that are native to Tasmania.
    Throughout your tour, your guide shares fascinating facts about the region's wildlife, history and legendary characters such as James ‘Philosopher’ Smith – the first canyoner at Cradle Mountain.
    This tour is suitable for people with a good fitness level and sense of adventure. Families and children ages eight and older are welcome to join.
    When it's time to leave the river, change back into dry clothes and retrace your steps to the vehicle. Your tour ends with return to the Cradle Mountain Visitors Centre.
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    Reviewed 21 April 2019

    Very professional and knowledgeable guides who ensured we were safe and had a fantastic adventure...thanks Anthony and Alec. We thoroughly recommend Cradle Mountain Canyoning!

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Jamie S
    Reviewed 20 March 2019

    Something different for a birthday present and my wife loved it. It was a great experience and would definitely do again.

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank JLPerry68
    Reviewed 3 March 2019

    Only 4 of us on this trip, so we had plenty of time to take it all in & enjoy (& repeat a few experiences). All the right gear and advice was supplied, only downside was the water levels were down a bit, but that's...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Sue and Tony H
    Reviewed 24 January 2019

    We could hardly wait to get into the water ... it was a very hot day, wearing all our wetsuit and safety gear. Our guides were amazing, funny and knowledgeable...two family groups and kids had a ball jumping in to the water and clowning for...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank Mermaid6000
    Reviewed 12 January 2019

    We were a group of 6 ranging in age from 14 to 52. The tour wasn't super easy and there were a couple of scary moments but it added to the experience and the guides Will and Sarah were very patient, fun and clearly loved...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank Claire S
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