Tahune Airwalk & Hastings Cave

Walk through the trees suspended 40m high above the ground!

map Hobart, Australia
11 hrs
Start & End Time
Start & End Time
Start 7am, End 5:30pm
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Minimum Age
Minimum Age
8 yrs old
Fitness Level
Fitness Level
Not Included
From AUD $154
Child: AUD $144
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What's Included

  • Visit the Tahune Airwalk Forest Reserve
  • Walk amongst the trees on the Cantilever 40m above the ground
  • Discover Tasmania’s unique ancient trees on the Huon Pine walk
  • Walk above the river on the Swinging Bridges walk
  • Visit Hastings Caves State Reserve
  • Enjoy the fully guided Cave Tour, 40 m below the ground
  • Take a swim in the Thermal Springs swimming pool
  • Test the water temperatures on the Hot Springs Nature Track
  • Keep a sharp eye out on the Platypus Walk
  • Drive the Huon Valley and discover Tasmania’s diverse apple growing history
  • Enjoy seasonal roadside stops – honey tasting, ice cream, berries, apples, cherries
  • Tahune Airwalk entrance fees
  • National Park entrance fees
  • Hastings Caves & Thermal Springs pool fees
  • Professional guides and interpretive walks 
  • Small, friendly groups
  • Central Hobart Hotel & Backpacker Hostel pick up and drop off

What's excluded

• Food and drinks. You may bring your lunch with you or we will stop to give you an opportunity to purchase a bakery style takeaway lunch on the day.


This day trip explores the area south of Hobart and takes you to the Tahune Forest Airwalk – a cantilevered bridge that allows you to walk through the treetops 40 metres above the ground! Further south still, the tour stops at the Hasting Caves for a swim in the thermal pools and a spectacular underground cave walk. This tour travels south of Hobart through the picturesque Huon Valley a region famous for its abundant produce of apples, pears, cherries, and fish farming.

The day begins at the Tahune Forest Airwalk. You'll head up the short hill to begin a walk along the Cantilever. It stretches for 597 m through the treetops. Enjoy the sensation of being suspended above the Huon River with breathtaking views across the treetops and surrounding mountains. You have free time to explore Tahune.


The tour continues with a longer walk (45 mins) to experience the Swinging Bridges. With a 50m span across the river, this thrilling experience and is perfect for photos to freak out mom! For a more tame experience, there is the easy 20 minute Huon Pine Walk where unique, local trees grow alongside the river — some are 2000 years old! It's a delightful and enchanting short walk.

The tour continues south to the Hastings Cave Reserve. This is a quiet, remote, and spectacular area where you'll enjoy a variety of activities and a unique atmosphere. Bring your swimming gear and jump into the Thermal Springs swimming pool where the water is always 28 degrees. This spring is fed by the naturally heated waters of the thermal springs nearby. You also have the option to relax in the beautiful forest surroundings. Wander along the Hot Springs Nature Trail where the warm water meets the cool water — it's also home to the playful platypus. Keep your eye out for this elusive local!

The tour heads underground to explore the spectacular cave, which is Australia’s largest tourist Dolomite Cave. You'll join the underground tour expertly conducted by the National Parks and Wildlife guides. The cave temperature is always 9 degrees so bring your jumper!  

The return drive to Hobart provides the opportunity to make short stops along the way. The tour will stop at roadside stalls so you can shop for delicious local produce such as cherries, berries, apples, ice cream, and honey.  Fruit and produce stops are seasonal and may also vary due to the changeable operating hours of the various operators.

The tour returns to your Hobart City accommodation around 5.30-6.00pm.


Special considerations 

This tour is active and visits National Parks and wild areas that involve some walking. They focus on the great short walks of Tasmania. Although most of the walks are classified as easy, a suitable level of general health and fitness and physical abilities is essential. All tour participants will be participating in outdoor, active activities and therefore subject to the outdoor weather conditions of the day.

The tour educates all our guests on Minimal Impact Bushwalking and the Leave No Trace policy’s before entering our National Parks. They provide accurate interpretation and keep wildlife disturbance to a minimum by viewing from appropriate distances and informing our guests how to view wildlife with patience and respect. Activities are always confined to tracks and boardwalks to minimise negative impacts.


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  • Sensible shoes for walking
  • A variety of warm clothing (cave temperature 9 degrees)
  • Swim gear for thermal pool
  • Hat, sunscreen
  • Water bottle, snacks, lunch (or buy it on the day)
  • Camera
  • Sense of adventure
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Children under 8 years are not permitted to travel.

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Yes, they offer a central city hotel or backpacker hostel pick up. They have a defined hotel pick up list. If your hotel or accommodation is not listed they'll pick up from the nearest hotel from their listing.

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No, they do not supply lunch, snacks, or beverages but stops along the way for you to purchase food to suit your budget and taste.  

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You will need a level of fitness and mobility to enjoy these walks and to enjoy your day out with us. Your walk will be fully guided by expert Tour Guides on clearly marked and well-graded tracks with an interpretation emphasis on the natural environment and your surroundings.

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This tour is scheduled to depart the city at 7.30 am. The first pick up is normally at 7.00 am

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Terms & Conditions:

  • The tour reserves the right to alter the order or inclusions of itineraries for operational and safety reasons. The tour reserves the right cancel tours based on operational or safety reasons. Tours are not suitable for children under 8 years of age and we reserve the right to refuse to carry passengers under this age. The tour reserves the right to use an alternate operator of a similar tour for operational reasons.
  • The tour visits National Parks and wild areas that involve some walking. They are suitable for people with a reasonable level of fitness.
  • Tasmania is subject to weather conditions that can change quickly at any time of year. The tour operates in the rain and snow, so we recommend that guests bring clothing and footwear suitable for warm, cold, or wet conditions.
  • The tour reserves the right to cancel departures if they do not have sufficient numbers of passengers for travel.
  • We strongly recommend that passengers travel with travel insurance that protects their financial commitments against illness, injury, loss/damage to personal belongings and travel plans.
  • The tour is not held responsible for personal injury or sickness, to any passenger or damage, loss of property or other events.

Cancellation Policy:

  • The tour will charge: 30 Days - 14 days before departure 25% of tour or package price.
  • 13 days - 48hrs before departure 50% of tour or package price.
  • Within 48hrs or no shows 100% of tour or package price.

Pickup Locations
  • Alabama Hotel Hobart
  • Amberley House
  • Argyle Motor Lodge
  • Astor Private Hotel
  • Backpackers Imperial Hotel
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  • Alabama Hotel Hobart
  • Amberley House
  • Argyle Motor Lodge
  • Astor Private Hotel
  • Backpackers Imperial Hotel
  • Bay Hotel Apartments
  • Best Western Hobart
  • Blue Hills Motel
  • Brunswick Hotel
  • Central Hotel Hobart
  • Clydesdale Manor
  • Crowne Plaza Hobart
  • Customs House Waterfront Hotel
  • Edinburgh Gallery Bed and Breakfast
  • Globe Hotel
  • Grand Chancellor Hotel Hobart
  • Grand Vue Private Hotel
  • Grosvenor Court Apartments
  • Hadley's Orient Hotel
  • Harrington's 102
  • Hobart Central YHA
  • Hobart's Accommodation & Hostel
  • Ibis Styles Hobart
  • Lenna of Hobart
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  • MACq 01 Hotel
  • Macquarie Manor
  • Mantra Collins Hotel
  • Mantra One Sandy Bay Road Hobart
  • Marquis Hotel (pick up from Best Western Hotel Hobart)
  • Mayfair on Cavell (pick up from Best Western Hotel Hobart)
  • Mayfair Plaza Motel
  • Montacute Boutique Bunkhouse
  • Motel 429
  • Narrara Backpackers
  • North Hobart Post Office 412 Elizabeth Street
  • Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel
  • Pickled Frog Backpackers
  • Prince of Wales Hotel
  • Quest Savoy
  • Quest Trinity House
  • Quest Waterfront
  • RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel
  • Regent Park Apartments
  • Rydges Hobart
  • Salamanca Inn
  • Salamanca Suites
  • Salamanca Terraces
  • Salamanca Wharf Hotel
  • Somerset on the Pier
  • St. Ives Apartments
  • Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre (16-20 Davey Street Hobart)
  • Tassie Backpackers @ Brunswick Hotel
  • The Henry Jones Art Hotel
  • The Lodge on Elizabeth
  • The Nook Backpackers
  • The Tasmanian Inn
  • Tower Motel
  • Travelodge Hotel Hobart
  • Vibe Hotel Hobart
  • Wrest Point
  • Zero Davey Apartments


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