Ben Lomond Descent, All day mountain biking descent in Tasmania

Mountain biking is an inherently fun and exciting activity, and this all day mountain biking descent of Ben Lomond in Tasmania, lead by certified guides from Mountain Biking and Rock Climbing Tasmania, will raise your heart rate and pump up your adrenaline, as we wind our way through the gorgeous Australian scenery.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1 day

Mountain Range

-

People per Guide

Trip Level

Easy

Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Type of Trip

Private

Highlights

 
  • Mountain bike down the epic Ben Lomond in Tasmania!

  • Admire the gorgeous and beautiful Australian scenery and vegetation

  • Improve your mountain biking skills with our guides

 

This all day mountain biking descent of Ben Lomond in Tasmania is a truly epic adventure, and I will guide you as we traipse and travail down and around fantastic tracks full of rugged landscape, scenery and terrain broken up by the masses of eucalyptus forest and vast valleys of native Australian vegetation.

Ben Lomond, nestled within its namesake national park, is a mountain located in the Northeast of the island state of Tasmania, Australia, just 60km East of the city of Launceston. It is a very popular and famous outdoor activity location, and is richly biodiverse, with wallabies, wombats and kangaroos regularly seen.

Our trip begins when we meet in Launceston in the morning, and from there we then drive out to Ben Lomond.

Once there it is time to get on the bikes, as we start at 1450m high and begin descending down the Jacobs Ladder trail which leads in to the heart of the native eucalyptus forests.

There are numerous fun and enjoyable single-tracks and fire trails which we connect to, and we finish on the Blessington Road at 400m high.

Along the way there will be ample time to take in and admire the truly awesome and amazing scenery we are riding through, with the huge expanses opening up in front of us taking the breath away. You’ll want to make sure you bring your camera!

Once we are done biking around this glorious land, we then head back to Launceston and finish our journey, thrilled and exhausted at the awesome day we’ve just had.

This mountain biking trip down Ben Lomond is a jaw-dropping experience – book now to indulge!

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Price per person

 
Group of 1
172 USD

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
  • Transportation from your hotel/airport (if in area) to the start of the trip and back
  • Drinks
 

Itinerary

 
  • Day 1Meet, bike, finish

    Meet in Launceston, drive to Ben Lomond, mountain bike all day, return to Launceston, finish

 
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

Beginner

Fitness level required

Open to everyone

Meeting point

Launceston, Tasmania

 

About the Guide

 
 

Mountain Bike Tasmania was founded in 2006 with just one tour on offer: the ever popular Ben Lomond descent. From there, the agency offering expanded to also include rock climbing.

Its owner, Ian Ferrier, is qualified with the Tas Climbing Instructors Association and has been climbing in Tasmania and elsewhere since 1987, including New Zealand, Canada and Alaska. He has competed in many MTB races around Tasmania as well as several multi-leg adventure races as a solo competitor.

All the guides in the Mountain Bike and Rock Climbing Tasmania team have a solid background in climbing, mountain biking, overland track bushwalking and other school outdoor education programs.

 
 
FROM 172 USDper person
 

 

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