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Eucalypt Forest Therapy Walk – Tasmanian Arboretum (Tas)
21 March 2021 @ 10:15 am - 12:45 pm$13.75
This walk will focus on the exploration of various species of Eucalyptus trees and wet eucalypt forest. It will include stretching and breathing exercises, exploring the details of textures and colours, honey sampling and observation of the ecology of eucalypt forests.
Shinrin Yoku or Forest Therapy, originated in Japan as a public health practice and research shows it can help to reduce stress, improve mental health and benefit immune function. Guide Elspeth Brock is a trained horticulturist and certified Forest Therapy Guide with the International Nature and Forest Therapy Alliance (INFTA).
The ticket price includes entry into the Tasmanian Arboretum’ s collection of trees from around the world, lakes and nature trail along the pristine Don River.
Access: The paths we will walk have some areas of slope, uneven surfaces and stairs.
Time: arrive at 10:20 for a 10:30 start. The walk will conclude around 12:45.
Location: Tasmanian Arboretum, Meet at the far end of the car park.
Bring: Closed toe shoes, drinking water and rain coat to sit on.
Proudly subsidised by Eucalypt Australia as part of National Eucalypt Day 2021