year round • from £3,299 pp.
Hobart Morning City Tour
The city sights historic tour is nationally and internationally acclaimed as one of the most enjoyable and informative historical tours in Tasmania. Experience a comprehensive commentary of Hobart's city and suburbs' history, features and attractions, provides a view of the city and Tasmanian Lifestyle. The tour includes 5 stops Fare Includes: Live commentary, historic sights and attractions, Explorer Coach Tram tour.Available on these holidays:
year round • from £3,299 pp.
Hobart City Paddle
Join your Roaring 40s Kayaking tour at Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay on the beach near the rowing sheds to commence your 2.5 hour Hobart City Kayak Tour. Hobart's iconic waterfront from a new perspective. Explore Hobart's coastline, paddling past historic Battery Point and gliding under fishing wharfs, before entering the Hobart waterfront. Get up close to luxury yachts, tall ships, fishing boats and modern cruisers before enjoying an on-water dining experience of fish and chips from the comfort of your kayak.Available on these holidays:
One Day Bruny Island Tour
Take a full day tour from Hobart and spend a day on Bruny Island including guided return bus tour, ferry crossing, three hour Wilderness Cruise, morning tea and lunch. Robert Pennicott's multi-award winning wilderness and wildlife cruise takes you along Bruny Island's rugged coast beneath some of Australia's highest sea cliffs to enter deep sea caves and join in the search for wildlife such as seals, dolphins and birds of prey. The custom built boats are ideal for viewing the spectacular coastline and wildlife with covered open-aired seating providing an excellent all round view and connection with the environment.Available on these holidays:
Maria Island Day Tour
Step back in time, slow down and enjoy a big day out on this island National Park. Maria Island has a diverse range of highlights including convict history, spectacular coastal cliffs and deserted beaches. Access to the island is by Ferry for foot passengers only (no cars on this island). Bring comfortable walking shoes ready to stretch your legs and explore this island paradise.
Just one hour's drive from Hobart to the ferry and 45 minutes across the water, brings us to Maria Island - a stunning island National Park. It is rich in local wildlife, amazing scenery and world heritage convict history. We enjoy a series of moderate walks exploring the beautiful Painted Cliffs, the dramatic Fossil Cliffs and the remarkable Darlington World Heritage convict site. With no cars on the island the area is peaceful, beautiful, the pace is slow and relaxed, and the beaches are perfect for summer swimming.
This is a tour for active travellers who are keen to walk and enjoy this unique island. Setting out on foot we have 2 main walking trails for the day, covering a total distance of almost 10 kilometres. Both of our walks are categorised as Great Short Walks of Tasmania. The Painted Cliffs Walk at Hopground Beach feature the beautifully patterned sandstone cliffs. The Fossil Cliffs walk, takes us along to amazing cliffs that drop sheer into the ocean. It offers a fascinating insight into the past environments of Maria Island along with expansive views of the Freycinet Peninsula. Have an opportunity to swim, photograph and soak up the island life as Maria works its magic on you.
Maria Island is a National Park so we are exposed to all that nature will offer on the day, so please come prepared. The island is a haven for abundant wildlife, it is one of Tasmania's bird watching hot spots. Wombats can also be seen around the island, as well as Pademelons, Forester Kangaroos, Bennetts wallabies and Tasmanian Devils. Even the ferry ride is part of the highlights of the day, the waters we cross are also abundant in sea life, we keep our eyes peeled for dolphins, seals and penguins along the way. Join us on this day of discovery rich in environmental and cultural history.Available on these holidays:
Bonorong and Richmond
Overlooking the Brighton Valley, Bonorong Wildlife Conservation Park offers close-up experiences of Australian native animals. Visit Richmond, a Georgian style village resplendent with mellow stone cottages will take you back in time to the convict days.Available on these holidays:
Port Arthur (7-8 hours)
Experience the powerful sense of our past convict era and of the early Australian settlement heritage that the Port Arthur Historic Site evokes. Sitting tranquilly amidst English oaks and gardens it is a harsh contrast to the beauty of the Tasman Peninsula. 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.Available on these holidays:
Hobarts Whiskey Trail (full day)
Start your day with an introductory tour of Tasmania's capital. Hobart is a quaint city which features many preserved colonial sandstone buildings. The vibrant waterfront was once the hub of a thriving whaling industry. Stroll through nearby Battery Point where the historic buildings vary from grand homes to humble worker's cottages.
Visit one of Australia's leading distilleries and hear about the craft of whisky distillation at the historic cellar door. After you have been fortified with a taste of their single malt, continue to the winner of the 2014 World Whisky Award for best single malt. Sullivan's Cove's French Oak Cask was judged the global winner, as well as Australia's best, from a high-quality pool of single malt entries. Visit a quaint family-run distillery before your return to Hobart.Available on these holidays: