Rating in Australia
$ 2098

Franklin River and Frenchman's Cap

Rafting / kayaking / sailing
Rafting / kayaking / sailing
min $ 2098
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Launceston, Strahan
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 2098
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For the ultimate Tasmanian wilderness experience, this 11 day rafting trip takes advantage of the access the Franklin River offers to the prized summit of the Frenchman's Cap. From Irenabyss on the Franklin River, you will undertake a one-day ascent from the river to the quartzite dome of Frenchman's Cap (1443m), from where you can enjoy 360 degree views over the entire south west wilderness. Returning to the river you'll continue this classic rafting adventure, meeting the challenges of Great Ravine, Propsting Gorge and Newlands Cascades. The massive temperate rainforests of the lower Franklin and Gordon Rivers are an inspirational reminder of what was saved when the Franklin Dam was stopped in 1983. Led by experienced rafting guides, this rafting expedition is recognised by many as one of the greatest wilderness experiences on earth. Our trip was named the best river journey in the world by Outside Magazine in 2012. Join on us on this real wilderness experience of a lifetime.
DAY 1Depart Launceston transfer to Collingwood Bridge, commence rafting
DAY 2Raft to Irenabyss
DAY 3/4Frenchman's Cap climb
DAY 5Raft the Upper Franklin
DAY 6Raft to the Great Ravine
DAY 7Raft to Rafters Basin
DAY 8Propsting Gorge to Newlands Cascade
DAY 9Raft the Lower Franklin
DAY 10Raft the Lower Gordon River, complete rafting
DAY 11Transfer by sailboat to Strahan, return to Launceston

Inclusions MEALS: *10 breakfasts, 11 lunches and 10 dinners ACCOMMODATION: *10 nights camping GUIDES: *Professional rafting guides TRANSPORT: *Transport by private minibus *Sailboat from Lower Gordon River to Strahan EQUIPMENT: *All safety and rafting equipment including rafts, wetsuit, paddling jacket & waterproof storage for personal gear *Group camping equipment *Emergency communications & group first aid kit BOOK ADVENTURE adventure enquiry » send to friend » download trip notes »
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Australian Walking Holidays
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