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Magnet Tarkine Tours

Waratah, Tasmania 7321, Australia
+61 407 879 709
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A one of a kind experience!

My daughter and I decided to do something completely new and different on the school holidays and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cobi2017
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Waratah
Fabulous fun with some history!

Great 2 hour trip with Paul, grandson of a Magnet miner. Beautiful rainforest, a quarry, crystal... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Lyn279
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Whanganui, New Zealand
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See Tasmania's "Off The Map" Beauty, all while sitting back and enjoying the ride in a plush new Kawasaki Teryx 4 Seater, with individual seats, drink holders, Wi-Fi, phone chargers & more. On our way to the old township of Magnet we will pass through a quarry, stopping along the way for photo opportunities and a chance to take in Tasmanias unique flora and fauna.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Waratah, Tasmania 7321, Australia
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+61 407 879 709
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I decided to do something completely new and different on the school holidays and this tour ticked all our boxes! The fun started straight away with an exhilarating ride in. Then when we arrived at our destination Paul's wonderful knowledge of the...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Great 2 hour trip with Paul, grandson of a Magnet miner. Beautiful rainforest, a quarry, crystal clear rivers and tracks lead you to some historical sites of a mining town abandoned. Old structures, roads and walls make for a fascinating look at what was and...More

Thank Lyn279
Paul L, Owner at Magnet Tarkine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thanks Lyn! It was a pleasure to take you around for the day. Hope you take some great memories, and awesome pics back to New Zealand with you! Cheers, Paul

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Paul is a great host!! Lots of fun exploring the old mining town of Magnet. So much history, very informative and the best part is cruising around in a comfy buggy exploring the beauty of the Tarkine. A must for your "To Do Tassie List"...More

Thank Vicki R
Paul L, Owner at Magnet Tarkine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Thanks Vicki! It was a pleasure to spend the morning doing a tour with you! Cheers and many thanks, Paul

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

What a sensational trip! Paul not only knew about the history of the area but was also well able to cater for myself and two sons. We had a great time!

Thank Aj G
Paul L, Owner at Magnet Tarkine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thanks AJ! it was a top day out. Great to see kids out having fin!

Reviewed 5 April 2017

I had been to the old township of Magnet previously and it held some sort of fascination for me, my wife and I took Paul's tour recently and had a truly entertaining and informative experience, Paul's knowledge of the area and it's history is truly...More

Thank Straw H
Paul L, Owner at Magnet Tarkine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thanks Straw; was a great day out. A real pleasure!

Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is a must do trip with Paul,very passionate guide with a super comfortable buggy what an absorbing way to see the history of this amazing area, we crossed water crossings walked and chatted through the ruins and the beautiful bush listening to Paul reliving...More

Thank Ian H
Paul L, Owner at Magnet Tarkine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thanks Ian. Pleased to hear you enjoyed the trip! Looking to expand our tracks out a little further soon, so we can show off even more or what Tasmania has to offer. Cheers, Paul

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

My friends and I had a week away in Tasmania to do some exploring, and this was definately the highlight of our week!! Taken out in the "green machine" and by foot to explore the relics of Magnet township and mine was like stepping into...More

Thank suz_jac
Paul L, Owner at Magnet Tarkine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thanks Suzanna! Was a heap of fun taking you around. Call again next time you're in Tassie, and we'll show you even more! Cheers, Paul

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We live local today the area but took a day off to go and have a look around the old town. Beautiful tasmanian scenery and a great little piece of history. The little 4x4 is a great way to get around and the best bit...More

Thank Simon L
Paul L, Owner at Magnet Tarkine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thanks Simon, pleased to hear you had a good time! Was a pleasure to show you the area. Cheers, Paul

Reviewed 29 March 2017

The tour guide and driver Paul has a lot of knowledge of this interesting area. He is happy to show you around where the township used to be and the old mines are. And tell you about the history. Paul drives safe, is friendly and...More

Thank Esther v
Paul L, Owner at Magnet Tarkine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thanks Esther. It was a pleasure to show you and Emily around the old town! Was a fun day! Cheers, Paul

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