Tasmania wildlife tour, 8 day

From: AUD3895

per person


Adult - $3895 (twin/double share accommodation)

Single Supplement - $ 1054.00

 


4 Star Accommodation Local Guides Meals Included
Wildlife Small Group Attractions Included

Launceston, Tasmania
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Tasmania wildlife tour, 8 day

Australia’s island state of Tasmania provides a rare opportunity to encounter unique and endemic wildlife in a geographically concentrated area. The Tasmanian devil heads the extensive list of animals that will be observed on this small group tour. Your guide will provide you with the opportunity to closely experience this iconic species in its natural environment.

 

Day 1  Launceston – Cradle Mountain
Your guide will greet you in Launceston at noon to begin your Tasmanian adventure. Enter the UNESCO World Heritage Wilderness of Cradle Mountain National Park. Begin to unwind to the harmonic sounds found only in this true wilderness.

 

Day 2  Cradle Mountain National Park
Enjoy an interpreted bush walk through the National Park among Tasmanian rainforest and the native Pandani, the tallest heath plant in the world. Observe native birdlife such as Forest Ravens, Currawongs and Wedge-tailed Eagles.

 

Day 3  Stanley – North West
Discover Stanley, a charming fishing village on the shores of the rugged Bass Strait, explore the iconic rocky outcrop known as ‘The Nut’, an ancient volcanic plug. In the evening, be treated to a magical experience viewing Tasmanian Devils.

 

Day 4  Rocky Cape – Narawntapu National Park
Visit Rocky Cape National Park, once a reliable hunting ground for Tasmania’s traditional owners. In the evening, enjoy a wildlife spotlighting expedition in Narawntapu National Park, home to an abundance of kangaroos, wombats, wallabies and many other marsupials.

 

Day 5  Hawley Beach – Bay of Fires – Bicheno
Wake up to a relaxed morning in a traditional Tasmanian homestead before departing for the East Coast. Visit Binalong Bay, one of Tasmania’s most beautiful beaches. Follow the coast to Bicheno where you can witness Fairy Penguins coming ashore for the evening.

 

Day 6  Freycinet National Park – Wineglass Bay
Today you have ample time to explore the picturesque Freycinet National Park with one of the worlds top 10 beaches, Wineglass Bay. White-bellied sea eagles and Australian gannets are often observed in the area.

 

Day 7 Richmond – Hobart
Travel South along the East Coast, visit Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, a centre for native wildlife rescue and rehabilitation. Continue to Hobart via the charming historic township of Richmond.

 

Day 8  Bruny Island
Today embark on the award winning Bruny Island Cruise for the opportunity to spot a variety of Southern Ocean marine wildlife and fascinating coastal geology. Enjoy some of Bruny Islands’ culinary delights before concluding the tour in Hobart.

 

Departure Dates

1 to 8 September 2014

15 to 22 September 2014
29 September to 6 October 2014
13 to 20 October 2014
27 October to 3 November 2014
10 to 17 November 2014
24 November to 1 December 2014
8 to 15 December 2014
12 to 19 January 2015
26 January to 2 February 2015
6 to 16 February 2015
23 February to 2 March 2015
9 to 16 March 2015
23 to 30 March 2015


Tour price: AUD 3895 per person based on twin/double share accommodation

 

TOUR INCLUDES: 8 days of small group touring with local guide, transport in comfortable and well-appointed vehicle, 7 nights’ accommodation, 7 x breakfast, 8 x lunch,  2 x dinner, entry [email protected], entry Wilderness Gallery, Tasmanian Devil Experience, Bicheno Penguin Tour, entry to Bonorong, Bruny Island Ferry, Bruny Island Cruise,  all National Parks passes.