A 61ha private wildlife, forest and karst reserve covenanted with the Tasmanian Government for the conservation of its unique features.
Hidden in the lost valley of Loongana amongst the mountains of North West Tasmania, you will find Mountain Valley Wilderness Holidays where its all at your door, Mountains, Forests, River and Wildlife.
We invite you to come and experience an eco escape. You can just relax or explore this hidden valley at your leisure, or let us help you discover these natural wonders with one of our Lost Valley Discovery Tours. We suggest you allow a few days to explore this Lost Valley.
Mountain Valley is a sanctuary for wildlife. To preserve their habitat this 61h property is registered with National Parks and Wildlife under their 'Land for Wildlife' scheme. This lost valley is home to many species of birds from tiny wrens to the magnificent wedge tail eagle and the white goss hawk. Interpretive tours are taken at dusk to show you the Platypus as they forage for food in the still pools of the pristine river. After dark the wildlife emerge from the forest to feed at your cabin. You will be visited at your door by wallabies (Pademelon), brushtail possums, quolls and Tasmanian devils.
Feel the experience of coming face to face with a Tasmanian Devil through the window of your log cabin . Some of the other wildlife you may encounter that live in this habitat are echidnas, ringtail possums, pygmy possums, sugar gliders, wombats, potoroos, bats and marsupial mice.
You will marvel at the light display as you are guided into the eerie darkness of the Glow Worm Grotto. Wild trout are abundant in the river for the keen fisherman.
Things To See And Do
Explore the subterranean spectacle of the cave systems on this private reserve. You will marvel at the glow worm displays and the cave creatures in the eerie darkness of this mysterious environment. Hike into the Winterbrook falls where they cascade 200m off the mountainside into ancient rainforests where 2000 year old trees still stand Climb Black Bluff Mt passing a glacial lake with living fossils (Tasmanian mountain shrimp) alpine gardens and winter snow plains to the summit with its extensive 360' views of mountains and coastline. Walk into the Leven Canyon explore features such as the Devils Elbow, Hells Gates and the Big Slip.
View the spectacular cliff formations rising 300m above the raging river. Day trips to Gunns Plans Caves, Cradle Mt, Lake Barrington Boat Cruise, Vineyards, Galleries, Reptile Centre, gardens and tearooms. to name a few.
LOST VALLEY ESCAPES
We have lived in this lost valley for over twenty years In this time we have learnt a lot about the history, flora, fauna geology and geography. We take pleasure in sharing this knowledge with our guests. Our tours are small , individual and tailored to your interests and your abilities. We look forward to helping you in your appreciation of discovering this lost valley.
Lost Valley Discovery Tours From your log cabin base we will take you on day walks into deep river canyons, to glacial lakes, waterfalls, ancient rainforests, and subterranean caves.
Bird watching, glow worm grottos night time wildlife observations, come nose to nose with a Tasmanian devil and watch platypus as they forage in deep river pools. We will plan your activities to your interests.
Tours include: all meals, accommodation and guide.
3 night / 2 day & more tours include transfers from Devonport