Caves and Canyon Views

  • Port

    Burnie, TAS, Australia

  • Activity level

    Difficult

  • Activity type

    Excursion Types

  • Wheelchair accessible

    NO

  • Cost From

    Adults

    USD78.0 per person

  • Minimum age

    2

  • Duration

    Approximately 5.00 hours.

  • Meals included

    No

View the scenes of Tasmania�s picturesque countryside as you travel to Gunns Plains, where hidden beneath the pretty farmland of the region is a fascinating world of caves, sinkholes and underground streams.Enjoy a guided tour of the stunning cave, filled with rich colours and sparkling crystals. The cave was formed by an underground river that still flows, providing a pleasant soundtrack to your exploration. The river is home to freshwater crayfish, fish, eels and platypus nesting on its sandbanks. It is renowned for its magnificent formations, including calcite shawls and flowstones, and one of the world�s largest ribbon stalactites, it even has a glow-worm display.Leaving Gunns Plains behind, you�ll journey to Leven Canyon, Tasmania�s deepest ravine, for a short walk to the lookout for views of the magnificent Leven Canyon. The canyon is on the Leven River which runs through 300 metre high limestone cliffs, which carve through the Loongana Range, down to Bass Strait. The viewing platform offers spectacular views of Black Bluff, the highest peak in the area at 1339 metres, the canyon itself and the surrounding areas, so be sure to have your camera handy.Your return journey by coach will provide scenic views of the Australian countryside as you return to the ship.