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Magnet Tarkine Tours

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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...more
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Waratah, Tasmania 7321, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well what a fantastic few hours. Paul’s knowledge of the old mine area of Magnet was amazing. He knew all the old locations of every building including where my Nanny use to reside. The 4WD buggy was awesome. We were able to cover some interesting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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paullL2829JD, Owner at Magnet Tarkine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Steve! Was a great day out and a pleasure showing you about! Cheers, Paul

Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic experience, my 8 year old son and I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, thank you! Paul was very knowledgeable and informative!

Date of experience: November 2018
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paullL2829JD, Owner at Magnet Tarkine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Thanks for giving me the opportunity to show you around a special part of Tassie. Pleased to hear you enjoyed it :-)

Reviewed July 15, 2018

Thank you Paul for sharing the stories of the now forgotten Magnet mine and township. You made the history real for us..and fun too! The tour was a highlight of our visit to the West Coast region of Tasmania. We are a family of two...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Paul L, Owner at Magnet Tarkine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Thanks for coming along for a tour. Was a fun day! Hope to see you again. Cheers, Paul

Reviewed April 11, 2018

My partner and I had no idea what to expect on this tour. We were pleasantly surprised what we were shown and the knowledge Paul has of the area. Crazy to think there was a town of about 600 people once living at Magnet. When...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Paul L, Owner at Magnet Tarkine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2018

Thanks Vicki, it was a fun day out. Hope to see you down that way again sometime :-) Cheers, Paul

Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to take a tour with Paul. He picked us up in town and we were driven to the starting point around 15 km out of town. The vehicle was a green mean Kawasaki. Paul took the 3 of us, my wife...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Paul L, Owner at Magnet Tarkine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

It was a great day! So pleased to hear you you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again sometime. Cheers, Paul

Reviewed December 9, 2017

We had a wonderful morning with Paul and Linda who could not have been better hosts. This exceptional tour brings the history of the Magnet Mine to life and provides a real insight into life on the West Coast more than a hundred years ago....More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Paul L, Owner at Magnet Tarkine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2017

Thanks for your review! It was a fantastic day, and Linda and I thoroughly enjoyed it as well. Hope to see you again some time. Cheers, Paul & Linda

Reviewed October 20, 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
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Paul L, Manager at Magnet Tarkine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2017

Thanks for your review! It was a great day and pleased to know you enjoyed it! Cheers, Paul

Reviewed October 4, 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

Date of experience: October 2017
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Paul L, Owner at Magnet Tarkine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 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 June 7, 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

Date of experience: June 2017
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Paul L, Owner at Magnet Tarkine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2017

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

Reviewed April 7, 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!

Date of experience: January 2017
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Paul L, Owner at Magnet Tarkine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2017

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

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