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Cradle Mountain and Tarkine Photography Workshop

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August 28 ~ September 3, 2021

$3495.00 per person

** Brand New Tour: Tasmania’s stunning Cradle Mountain and Tarkine in spring **

We will spend 3 nights at the Cradle Mountain Hotel followed by 3 nights in Corinna shooting sunrises and sunsets; magnificent spring landscapes and Tasmania’s best waterfalls. Spring is a fascinating time of year for exploring the rainforest, as well as enjoying the Pieman River Cruise, the Tasmanian Devil Park at Cradle Mountain and lots more.

Cradle Mountain & Tarkine, 7 day photography tour

New 7 day tour! Cradle Mountain & Tarkine, Spring 2021

To go ahead and book a place click here (register using “Google Forms”, no payment required at this stage)

Highlights will include:

* Sunrise, sunset & night sky shoot/s at Dove Lake and in the remote Tarkine hinterland

* Cruise the Pieman River through Tasmania’s wonderful Tarkine

* Tasmania’s best waterfalls such as Philosopher Falls and Nelson Falls

* Spring colour in the rainforest – sassafras flowers and new foliage on the myrtles a particular highlight

* Devils @ Cradle – up close with Tasmanian Devils and quolls

* Post processing session

Cradle Mountain and Tarkine Photography Workshop Spring 2021

Spring in the Tasmanian rainforest is full of surprises

Itinerary

Day 1: Depart Hobart Highlights: Half day of travel to Cradle Mountain. Afternoon and sunset shoot at Dove Lake. Night sky shoot determined by weather conditions during the week.

Days 2 & 3: Cradle Mountain Full days exploring the trails, rainforest and mountain scenery at Cradle Mountain. Locations include Dove Lake, the Enchanted Walk, Waldheim and more. We will also visit the Tasmanian Devil Park and the Wilderness Gallery at the Cradle Mt Hotel.

Day 4: Beautiful rainforest walk to Philosopher Falls Highlights: Between Cradle Mt and Corinna is one of Tasmania’s best rainforest and waterfall walks to Philosopher Falls. We will spend a leisurely half day here soaking up the greenery.

Day 5: Tarkine Rainforest Highlights: All day on multiple tracks around Corinna, shooting the wonderful spring colours of the rainforest and hidden waterfalls. Sunset over Mt Donaldson.

Day 6: Lovers Falls & Donaldson River cruise Highlights: Small vessel cruise that allows us to explore the Pieman River and its tributaries, including Lovers Falls. Afternoon shoot on the rugged west coast near Granville Harbour.

Day 7: Return to Hobart via Lake St Clair Highlights: Traverse the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, stopping at Nelson Falls & Lake St Clair. Return to Hobart around 19:00.

* Night sky session will be scheduled as weather permits. Post processing session is also included and will be scheduled at a suitable time.

Cradle Mountain and Tarkine Photography Workshop, Tasmania

Tasmanian Devils at Cradle Mountain are a special part of the trip!

Cost

$3495.00 per person – maximum of 6 participants

$6090.00 per twin-share room (only available for guests traveling together)

Includes your own PRIVATE/SINGLE room for all 6 nights – three nights at the Cradle Mountain Hotel and three nights at Corinna; all transport (starting & finishing Hobart); all entry fees (such as the cruise, National Parks, Devil Park); all meals from lunch Day 1 to lunch Day 7. Camera notes and post processing notes are also provided.

Participants will need to make their own way to/from Hobart. We can recommend/arrange accommodation in Hobart if requested (Hobart accommodation cost is not included in workshop fee).

night sky photography shoot at Cradle Mountain

Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake under the stars

What to Bring
  • Camera, tripod and accessories. Don’t forget chargers and spare batteries/memory cards!
  • Wet weather gear (for yourself and for your camera). Warm clothing and head-torch for the after-hours shoots.
  • Comfortable hiking shoes (not sneakers).
  • Water bottle/snacks for our sessions in the field.
  • A full list of suggested items will be forwarded to you during the booking process.

Philosopher Falls – beautiful rainforest and a great Tasmanian waterfall

Tour Notes

Sunset is approx 17:50 and sunrise is approx 6:45 in September.

We will only undertake short hikes, although care will need to be taken as most tracks in the Tarkine are not maintained to the same standard as other tracks you may have walked in National Parks. The Philosopher Falls track is very good, but likely to be wet and perhaps muddy in places. The walk is a gradual descent but there is a very steep set of stairs at the end.

Corinna is very remote and there is no mobile phone/internet reception, nor phones in the cabins.

The cruise is run by Corinna’s own professional and experienced staff. Please follow all safety advice issued by cruise staff.

** Please take all care and responsibility for your own equipment while outdoors **

The Tarkine is an area of rainforest in north west Tasmania which means rain is very likely. Please check the Zeehan weather forecast before the tour departs for an idea on what to expect. A raincoat and rain pants should be considered essential, as well as lots of warm clothing including thermal layers and possibly a down jacket for extra warmth and comfort. An umbrella can be a useful piece of equipment too, especially if you enjoy macro photography.

Driving Times: Cradle Mountain is approximately 5 hours driving from Hobart. Corinna to Hobart is approx 6+ hours. We will break these drives with many stops, including lunch and photo opportunities. The section from Philosopher Falls to Corinna (Day 4) takes around 65 minutes and is a very windy road.

Dusk shoots in the hinterland near Corinna are a highlight

More Info & Bookings

For further information please contact me.

To go ahead and book a place click here (register using “Google Forms”, no payment required at this stage)

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