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Hike Black Mountain & botanic gardens

Hike Black Mountain & botanic gardens

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:1 ticket
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am an enthusiastic environmental scientist who loves talking about nature. I also love hiking and have more than 15 years experience in the Australian wilderness. I have a PhD from the Australian National University and work locally.
Kate
Kate
Kate
Kate

What we’ll do

We will meet on the corner of Clunies Ross St and Black Mountain Drive just west of the city. From here a bush track winds its way up the mountain. The track is steep and strenuous so you need to be reasonably fit and agile. We will stop along the way to catch our breath and look at the view. I'll chat about the landscape and point out local species such as kangaroos and birds. The track provides…

What else you should know

At times the walk is strenuous - please bring suitable clothes for long distance walking. You will also need to bring your own water and snacks. You need a good level of basic fitness.

What I’ll provide

Tickets
Black Mountain Tower I will pay for your entry into Black Mountain Tower and the elevator ride to the very top

What to bring

water
good enclosed shoes (runners)
camera
money - if you want to buy something at the cafe
snacks

Where you'll be

Having lived near Black Mountain for the past 10 years I have explored all of the tracks and trails on the mountain and this is by far one of my favourites. I've planned a loop walk so we don't have to retrace our steps. We will enter the Australian Botanic Gardens via a lesser known (secret) entrance, wandering our way through unique native plants. I'll point out some of my favourite species and hopefully spot a kangaroo or wallaby.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 15 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

At times the walk is strenuous - please bring suitable clothes for long distance walking. You will also need to bring your own water and snacks. You need a good level of basic fitness.
Kate
guided hike
Hike Black Mountain & botanic gardens
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From £32/person
New experience
From £32/person