GI Cancer Gutsy Tasmania Challenge
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GI Cancer Gutsy Tasmania Challenge

Trip Duration: 

8 Days

Trip Dates: 

  • Depart
  • 4 Nov 2018
    11 Nov 2018


Charity Challenge


7 nights hotels and cabins

non refundable registration fee


options and supplements

Optional Single Supplement Launceston Hotel Only
Minimum Charity Donation/Fundraised



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The iconic Cradle Mountain and boat shed at Dove Lake
The iconic Cradle Mountain and boat shed at Dove Lake
Overland Track, Tasmania
Overland Track, Tasmania
Admiring the tranquil Bay of Fires
Admiring the tranquil Bay of Fires
Looking over Coles Bay from Mt Amos
Looking over Coles Bay from Mt Amos
The Bay of Fires in Tasmania's northeast
The Bay of Fires in Tasmania's northeast
  • The classic cabin based challenge along some of Tasmania's most iconic walking trails with many exciting side trips to raise funds and awareness for GI Cancer clinical trials research.

    Join Tasmania's finest trekking charity challenge, carrying only a day pack along the unspoiled wilderness of Australia's shores. This challenge offers a spectrum of Tasmanian scenes, from empty beaches to towering rainforests and the alpine heights. It's a place of wild scenes and wildlife, with the chance to see wombats, quolls and possibly even the orange-bellied parrot, one of the world's rarest bird species.

    It's then on to the Cradle Mountain National Park high country where you'll have a number of impressive walks to choose from, you can even tackle the summit of Cradle Mountain (weather permitting). Sharing the 360-degree panoramic views of Tasmania's highest mountains and surrounding wilderness area from its summit.

  • Challenge Highlights

    • Raise vital funds for your charity the GI Cancer Institute
    • Summit Tasmania’s Cradle Mountain
    • Enjoy delicious 3 course meals
    • Travel with the most experienced operator on Tasmania's iconic trail
    • End each day at scenic cabin some in the remote wilderness
    • Explore deep forests, sub-alpine plateaus and spectacular highland landscapes
    • Enjoy close encounters with native animals, birds and stunning endemic plants
How this challenge
will help

The GI Cancer Institute saves lives by funding gastro-intestinal (GI) cancer clinical trial research in Australia. Gastro-Intestinal (GI) cancers include the oesophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and bowel. GI Cancers are the most common form of cancer, directly affecting more than 24,000 Australians each year and claiming a devastating 33 lives a day. The research that we fund enables Australians with GI cancer to receive the best medical treatment. By conducting research in Australia, our cancer patients receive new treatments three to five years earlier than if the research was to take place overseas. Our clinical trials allow us to find better ways to treat GI cancers.

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