Departs Tasmanian Visitor Information Centre, Hobart
Discover everything that makes Bruny Island amazing with this Sightseeing, Food & Lighthouse Tour departing Hobart, including a scrumptious lunch. You’ll get to taste local fresh produce; everything from oysters to cider, cheese, chocolate and honey. Search for White Wallaby in their natural habitat and join the Iconic Bruny Island Lighthouse Tour, perched above the wild sea cliff coastlines of South Bruny. Climb the steps to the Neck lookout situated on the Isthmus, joining North and South Bruny with 360-degree views.
Arve Road, Geeveston
Walk high above the forest canopy and share the lives of the forest giants from up-close look down to the place where the wild waters of the Huon and Picton Rivers mingle. The 600-metre walkway ends at a spectacular cantilevered platform, 50 metres above the riverbank the views extend to mountains of the Tasmanian Wilderness World HeritageArea. Soar like an eagle from a lofty perch, feel the wind beneath your wings as you dip and swoop on a thrilling 450-metre return glide across the Huon River.
Brooke Street Pier, Hobart
Cruise down the Derwent River to the beautiful Peppermint Bay Hotel. Overlooking the picturesque Bruny Island, the food is as good as the view, with a focus on fresh and seasonal produce. A local (delicious) wine list and stellar service. Only 35 minutes drive from Hobart or experience the beautiful D’Entrecasteaux Channel on the Peppermint Bay Lunch Cruise.
Cambridge Airport, 115 Kennedy Drive, Cambridge
Fly with Par Avion to experience remote and rugged landscapes on full or half day tours. Renowned for tours into Tasmania’s Southwest National Park, let Par Avion show you the real Tasmania. Experience the magnificent beaches and sea cliffs of Tasmania’s East Coast or fly over historic Port Arthur, beautiful Maria Island and famous Wineglass Bay. For those short of time see Hobart from a new perspective on a 30 minute Hobart City Flight.
Experience Tasmania Tour 81T / 71T
Learn about the history and culture of Hobart on this comprehensive three hour city tour. Your Driver/Guide will share informative commentary and experiences as you visit the highlights of Hobart including stops at Anglesea Army Barracks, Cascade Gardens, the remains of the Female Factory, Rosny Park Lookout and the Botanical Gardens.
Learn the story of the Huon Pine from River to Rainforest. You’ll meet Tasmanian ship-owners carrying on centuries-old craft traditions; enjoy a calm-water sail on the River Derwent; explore the Huon Valley and have lunch and a free cider-tasting at Frank’s cider bar, cafe and museum in Franklin; visit the Geeveston Visitor Centre and explore the world famous airwalk at Tahune.
Experience Tasmania Tour 74T
Experience the powerful sense of our past convict era and of the early Australian settlement heritage that the Port Arthur Historic Site evokes. Your tour starts in Hobart travelling across the Tasman Bridge, through Eaglehawk Neck, onto the Tasman Peninsula. Wonder at the spectacle of Tasman Arch and the magnitude of Devils Kitchen and enjoy superb views of the rugged coastline. Take a guided walking tour of Port Arthur with access to over 30 ruins and restored buildings. Orientation tour of Historic Richmond Village with photo opportunity at the Convict Built Road Bridge and Catholic Church.
Spend the day exploring the sights and tastes of Bruny Island. This is the ultimate foodie’s day out where you can savour freshly shucked oysters, award-winning cheeses, hand crafted ale, seasonal berries, local honey, premium wines, handmade fudge and world-class whisky. Meet rare white wallabies, visit The Neck lookout and walk along pristine beaches before enjoying a decadent lunch at Australia’s southernmost vineyard.
Discover Hobart by foot and hear the fascinating stories of how Tasmania’s capital city was established and how it became the vibrant waterfront city it now is. Choose your preferred walking tour and explore Hobart with your local guide on the Hobart Historic Walk, the Old Hobart Pub Tour or the Grand Hobart Walk.
915 Adventure Bay Road, Bruny Island
Join Australia’s Best Tourist Attraction (Australian Tourism Awards Winner 2012, 2014 and 2015) and spend a thrilling three hours exploring the spectacular coastline and wildlife of Bruny Island. Cruise alongside some of Australia’s highest sea cliffs, beneath towering crags and drift up close to the awesome ‘Breathing Rock’. Enter deep sea caves, pass through the narrow gap between the coast and The Monument, and feel the power of nature at the point where the Tasman Sea meets the might of the Southern Ocean. You will join in the search for abundant sea and coastal wildlife such as seals, dolphins, whales and seabirds.
6961 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur
Join Pennicott Wilderness Journeys award-winning three hour cruise along the spectacular coastline between Port Arthur and Eaglehawk Neck. You will see Australia’s highest cliffs, enter deep sea caves and join in the search for abundant sea and coastal wildlife such as seals, dolphins, whales and seabirds.
The Tasman Peninsula and Port Arthur Historic Site are some of Tasmania’s most visited destinations. Explore Tasmania’s famous convict settlement site with its many attractions on this small group day tour and let our local guide bring its history alive. Visit the famous geological features of the peninsula as you explore the rugged coastline. In the afternoon, travel to the historic village of Richmond, nestled in the Coal River Valley, with its well preserved colonial architecture before returning to Hobart.
Tasman Peninsula, Port Arthur Historic Site, Richmond.
Entry into Port Arthur Historic Site and lunch.
Departs Hobart TUE, THU, SAT & SUN (some hotel pick-ups available).
This small group tour takes you to Mount Field National Park, the oldest National Park in the state. Take a rainforest walk to Russell Falls, Horseshoe Falls and the Tall Trees. This enchanting walk in Tasmania’s wilderness is accompanied by a delightful Tasmanian picnic lunch. In the afternoon visit Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and experience Tasmanian Devils, Wombats, Wallabies, Quolls and other Australian animals first hand. This dedicated team of wildlife carers provides an invaluable service to the research and protection of native wildlife in Tasmania.
Mount Field National Park, including Russell Falls, Horseshoe Falls and the Tall Trees. Tasmanian picnic lunch and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.
Entry into Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, lunch and National Parks Passes.
Departs Hobart MON, WED & FRI (some hotel pick-ups available).
593 Briggs Rd, Brighton
Bonorong is a sanctuary for wildlife run by a passionate team of like-minded people. A visit to the sanctuary is a chance to come closer than ever to something wild and fragile. You’ll come face to face with animals that went extinct long ago in other parts Australia, and by walking through the old wooden gate you’ll become part of something special.
Hobart’s iconic waterfront from a different perspective. Kayak one of the most picturesque harbours in the world to discover the true heart of Hobart. Glide past prestigious homes, marvel at tall sailing ships, keep an eye out for Sammy the resident seal and enjoy locally caught fish and chips with the best view in town - straight from your kayak. Or try one of our nature-based full day tours.
3333 Huon Highway, Franklin
Join us for a relaxing cruise on the traditional sailing ketch Yukon. Become part of the experience as you hoist sail or simply sit back and enjoy the beauty of the Huon Valley. Explore below deck and find out more about the restoration of the vessel and our adventures on the high seas. Overnight cruises also available including Port Davey and Bruny Island.
Shutterbug Walkabouts offers a range private day tours, tuition-focused experiences and weekend retreats for keen amateur photographers. Owner-Operators Coreena and Roy Vieth are experienced guides and accomplished local photographers. They offer a truly immersive nature and landscape photography experience by sharing what they know and love about photography and Tasmania, its history, natural environment, wildlife and birds.
Arthur Highway, Port Arthur
The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Port Arthur Historic Site, located 90 minutes’ drive southeast of Hobart, brings Australia’s early convict history to life. A beautiful place with a harsh history, the site is an essential experience on any Tasmanian holiday. As the best-preserved convict settlement in Australia, Port Arthur is the best place to experience and connect with the origins of contemporary Australian culture. Port Arthur was described as a machine for grinding rogues into honest men. It was a bold experiment in the punishment and reform of criminals.