Trip dates:

21-23 October 2022

 

Challenge duration:

5 days

Accommodation:

Twin share in lodge-style accommodation

Registration fee:

$390 *non-refundable*

 

Travel package:

$2,899 *excludes airfares*

Fundraising target:

$3,000

Difficulty:

2/5 (Introductory to moderate)

Trip dates:

21-23 October 2022

 

Challenge duration:

5 days

Registration fee:

$390 *non-refundable*

 

Travel package:

$2,899 *excludes airfares*

Accommodation:

Twin share in lodge-style accommodation

Fundraising target:

$3,000

Difficulty:

2/5 (Introductory to moderate)

Join Hike for Healthier Futures 2022 and experience the pristine beauty of Tasmania’s Bay of Fires while helping Brighter Lives Townsville Hospital Foundation fund vital equipment, essential training, critical research and world-class facilities to support lifesaving public health services in Townsville and across North Queensland.

 Following the natural landscape of Tasmania’s north east coast, you’ll explore protected reserves teeming with wildflowers, wetland and woodland. Through healthland, over white sands and across rocky headlands, you’ll make your way from Bridport to the picturesque Bay of Fires, discovering the history of Australia’s First Peoples and encountering native wildlife along the way. Arriving in Launceston, you’ll feel tired, yet inspired by your efforts to brighten the lives of patients, staff and visitors in public hospitals and health services across North Queensland.

Since 1989, Brighter Lives Townsville Hospital Foundation has worked to ensure better health in North Queensland. They’ve achieved a lot, but they need your continued support. 

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service sees over 2,200 patients each day. As the hospital’s official charity, when you support Brighter Lives, you’re directly helping patients, staff and visitors across North Queensland.

As part of this incredible adventure, you’ll raise vital funds to support lifesaving public health services, equipment, training, research and facilities. 

As a community driven non-profit organisation with over 120 volunteers, Brighter Lives Townsville Hospital Foundation relies on its community to support world-class health and wellbeing in North Queensland. Your fundraising and physical efforts will allow them to continue to assist the hospital in its patient care and lifesaving work, while ensuring all funds are directed back into the community.

Here for you. Here for NQ.

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Questions? Give us a call on 1300 905 188.

For a comprehensive list of Frequently Asked Questions, download the information pack by filling in the form.

How challenging is this adventure?

The Cradle Mountain trek is ranked 3/5. While no extensive trekking experience is required prior to registering, our adventures are designed for people who are relatively fit and willing to train. The trek is a physical challenge, and the fitter you are, the more you will enjoy the experience. 

You can expect the days to vary from easy exploration walks to day-long hikes over rough terrain. You should be able to walk comfortably for 6–8 hours over consecutive days. 

You will be well supported on the adventure, with the guides and your team all cheering you on. You are free to move at your own pace and we will take frequent breaks.

How do I fundraise?

Never fundraised before? Not sure where to start? No worries, we don’t expect you to do it alone. You will have regular support from the Inspired Adventures fundraising team, who will help you make a fundraising plan to meet your target. Alongside personalised coaching, we will also send you lots of ideas and resources on how to fundraise. From online fundraising to trivia nights, to bake sales and out-of-the-box ideas, we have years and years of tried and tested tips to make your fundraising a success.

Who will I be travelling with?

We believe small group travel is better for the planet, and better for you. Our adventures usually have 10 – 20 people aged from 18 to 90+ (younger ages considered on request). You can be sure that you have all come together with the shared purpose of making a difference to others and having the adventure of a lifetime.

The group will be led by a local tour guide with expert knowledge of the region. Many groups will also be accompanied by an Inspired Adventures team leader or doctor to support and motivate the team.

Where applicable, a charity representative may also join the team. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about your chosen charity and their work.

Do I need to have travel insurance?

Travel insurance is highly recommended for domestic adventures, to cover cancellation, hospital, emergency evacuation and lost luggage. We advise that you purchase your policy as soon as possible. It’s up to you to ensure you have fully comprehensive travel insurance and you’ll need to share these details with our team before departure. For more information, please visit www.inspiredadventures.com.au/travel-insurance-information.

We understand the dilemma of making travel plans when the world feels unpredictable right now. You can still register for an Inspired Adventure in complete confidence, because we promise to look after you should COVID-19 travel bans affect your plans.

If COVID-19 travel bans mean your Inspired Adventure cannot go ahead as scheduled, we will endeavour to reschedule the departure to a later date to allow you still to travel as planned.

Inspired Adventures requires that all travellers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as described in government guidelines and ground operator requirements.

For more information please refer to the COVID-19 hub on our website.

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