Wildlife and Waterfalls - Russell Falls/Mt Field National Park and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary - Private tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

185531


Categories

Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, Hiking and Walking, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Children must be at least 12 years of age and accompanied by a supervising adult.

Friendly: Yes.
~ Your wheelchair should be compact and foldable for ease of stowing in the vehicle.
~ To allow stowage space for a wheelchair, the maximum group size is 4 travellers.
~ The itinerary will be adapted to suit your individual requirements. However, you will need to get into and out of the vehicle independently and operate your wheelchair in and around the attractions visited or be assisted by another person travelling with you.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

A distinctive Tasmanian nature experience. All-inclusive of entry fees, morning tea and scrumptious picnic lunch.


The picturesque journey to Mt Field is just as spectacular as the national park itself - you'll have views of rolling green hills and learn about townships that are steeped in history. You'll get amongst Tasmania's cool climate rainforests and magnificent waterfalls; walk the nature trails and stand beneath giant trees; you may see a wallaby, an echidna, an elusive platypus or one of our colourful robins along the way. Feel refreshed after breathing in the fresh forest air and replenish your energy with a delicious morning tea and scrumptious picnic lunch.

At Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, you can set eyes on endangered Tasmanian Devils, adorable wombats, curious emus, a moseying echidna and hand-feed kangaroos too. Be truly inspired by a dedicated team of wildlife carers and keepers as you learn about their incredible work to rescue, rehabilitate and release injured and orphaned Tasmanian wildlife - you may even see the work in action in their very own wildlife hospital.

Itinerary

We travel through the picturesque Derwent Valley, through the town of New Norfolk and pass hop fields, orchards and farmland along the way. Upon arrival, look for a platypus in the river while enjoying morning tea.

Continuing to Mt Field National Park you'll enjoy a leisurely nature walk to Russell Falls, Horseshoe Falls and Tall Trees Forest. How much walking you do will be up to you - there's an option to suit everyone.

Having walked up an appetite, enjoy a scrumptious picnic lunch featuring Tasmanian produce & sweet treats along with tea/coffee or juice.

After lunch we'll make our way to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary to hear amazing stories of endurance and survival of injured and orphaned native Tasmanian animals.

* This order of the attractions visited may be reversed.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel

End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel

Duration: 9 hours

If you are visiting Hobart on a cruise ship and booking this tour as a shore excursion, the duration of this tour may need to be adjusted accordingly to be sure of a timely return to the cruise terminal.

Transportation

You will travel a modern, air-conditioned passenger vehicle - a fully registered, insured and accredited SUV

2016 Toyota Kluger SUV (aka Highlander) - up to 6 passengers* plus driver

* FOR GROUPS OF 5 OR 6 TRAVELLERS, PLEASE NOTE...
To get in and out of the vehicle, the 5th and 6th passengers will be required step up through wide opening passenger doors to access seating behind the middle row and into a 3rd row of seating. This space is most suited to persons of a smaller stature.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Admission Tickets

Other: -
~ Morning tea
~ Picnic lunch (comprising local Tasmanian produce and sweet treats)
~ Drinking water throughout the tour

In addition to being an experienced tour guide I am also a local photographer, so you may like to take advantage of my knowledge to learn some hints and tips for taking great photos.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 AUD - This tour is all-inclusive of all that you need however you may like to purchase souvenirs and additional refreshments for which you will be responsible for payment.

Visa & MasterCard credit cards are widely accepted. Please be aware that small retailers do not usually accept AMEX and DinersClub cards.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs

Other: You will be responsible for any personal purchases of souvenirs or additional refreshments.

WHAT TO WEAR/BRING WITH YOU
Please wear closed toe walking shoes with adequate tread for occasional uneven pathways. Also, bring suitable clothing for changeable weather that is often experienced in Tasmania, including...
- Sunglasses, Hat & Sunscreen, especially in summer
- Warm Jacket
- Rain Jacket
- Warm Hat & Gloves (mostly in winter but even sometimes in summer too)

A Recent Review of this tour

Coreena did a wonderful job! She is very courteous and friendly. Very knowledgeable about her beloved Tasmania. We highly recommend her!
Jamie Keller

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    185531


    Categories

    Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, Hiking and Walking, Day Trip / Out of Town

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. Children must be at least 12 years of age and accompanied by a supervising adult.

    Friendly: Yes.
    ~ Your wheelchair should be compact and foldable for ease of stowing in the vehicle.
    ~ To allow stowage space for a wheelchair, the maximum group size is 4 travellers.
    ~ The itinerary will be adapted to suit your individual requirements. However, you will need to get into and out of the vehicle independently and operate your wheelchair in and around the attractions visited or be assisted by another person travelling with you.

    Maximum travelers: 6

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent)

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