Nature and Wildlife, Local Experience, Hiking and Walking, Day Trip / Out of Town
Kid Friendly: Yes. Yes. This tour is suitable for children as long as they are supervised by an adult.
You must be able to get in and out of a car or van. The vehicle does not have a wheelchair or wheelchair access; however, if you have mobility concerns I am happy to set up a customized tour to suit your requirements.
Maximum travelers: 7
English (fluent), French (basic)
A trip into the Tasmanian wilderness
This tour introduces visitors to the picturesque Derwent River valley; a major growing area for hops, grapes, and delicious berries and stone fruit. You will also experience the stunning Tasmanian high country wilderness.
We drive through historic New Norfolk, and continue our journey to Mt Field National Park. Take the short walk to Russell Falls through magnificent rainforest, or the Tall Trees walk where you will see some of the tallest eucalypt forests in the world.
Weather and time permitting, we can also continue up to see Lake Dobson and the high mountain ranges of Tasmania's World Heritage Wilderness area before returning to Hobart.
In the morning we drive through the Derwent Valley, one of the richest crop-growing areas around Hobart, on our way to the beautiful Mt Field National Park. Visit Russell Falls and the Tall Trees walk, followed by lunch (cost not included) at the Waterfall café. If weather and time permit, we continue our exploration of the National Park after lunch, and return to Hobart around 6 pm.
This tour is flexible and can be tailored to suit individual interests and schedules.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I can pick you up at any time from 8:00 at the lobby of your hotel, your cruise ship, airport or any other place you are staying.
End location: After the tour I can bring you back to your hotel/cruise ship, airport or any other location around Hobart.
Duration: 8 hours
Comfortable, modern, air-conditioned 8-seater Hyundai Imax van (2014 model).
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 AU$ - You are responsible for lunch, drinks and any private expenses
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Ruth was easy going and fun to listen to as well. She had a vast knowledge of the area and let us set the pace and was open to changes in the itinerary.