Tour ID: 10064207
Day One: Bruny Island
Arguably Tasmania's best day trip! At the end of this day, you will understand why the tourist numbers have doubled in the past 4 years! Bruny Island has a little bit of everything mainland Tasmania has - world class beaches, national parks, rugged coastline and native wildlife matched with the finest local produce from the ocean and the land.
While its impossible to do everything in one day, we have designed various tours to fit in with the day’s weather conditions so we can provide the most enjoyable experience. You can expect an active (easy/moderate level) morning with nature walks, albino wallaby spotting, spectacular scenery lookouts, exploring pristine beaches and lagoon (swimming optional). This tour takes you off the beaten track and into areas that are only accessible by walking tracks that only locals know about.
After an adventurous morning, it will be time to pull it back a gear as we head for lunch to either the Bruny Hotel, Cafe, or winery (Lunch at own cost) many options to suit budgets and dietary requirements. After lunch, unwind and relax as we sample some award winning local produce. Berries, chocolate fudge, cheese, beverages and oysters are all possibilities (time pending and at own cost)!
Some of the things you can expect to see and do:
(some will be weather and time permitting)
Tempered Rainforest walk
Walking tracks (easy to moderate level)
Swimming (weather permitting)
Wildlife spotting (we know some of the hiding spots of the elusive albino wallaby which may allow for a spotting!)
Viewing platform at the Neck.
Cape Bruny Light house
Secret water holes and lagoons
Sample award winning food own cost. (cheese, wine, beer, cider, berries, chocolate and oysters).
Day two: The Port Arthur tour is a direct, 7 hour return shuttle service from Hobart to the Historic Site. You will have 4 hours to explore the site and soak up the rich colonial history at one of Australia's most important heritage destinations.
Ferry to and from Bruny Island
Hotel pickup and drop-off (within 5km of the Hobart centre)
Transport by air-conditioned minibus
Not included: Port Arthur Historic Site entrance fee; $40pp.
Bruny Island tour approximately 10 hours; departing 07:30 AM and returning to Hobart by 5:30 PM.
Port Arthur approximately 7 hours; departing 10:30 AM and returning to Hobart by 5:30 PM.
7:30 AM Daily
We provide Hotel/Hostel pick up drop off within the a 5km radius of the Hobart CBD. When booking please outline where you are staying, If you are unsure please confirm 24 hours prior to departure.
Please let us know where you are staying so we can arrange to a pick up or direct you to the closest pick up point.
Wear activewear, Comfortable shoes. Pack your thongs, towel, bathers, hat, sunnies, sunscreen, a jumper/jacket just in case (this is Tasmania after all) a bottle of water and some snacks.
You're more than welcome to pack your lunch. There will be a lunch stop catering for all dietary and budgets needs, we also make stops during the day to purchase snacks etc.
No Children under 4 years of age
Each day has a different start time. Bruny Island departs Hobart 7.30 AM and Port Arthur departs Hobart 10:30 AM. We will inform you via email. If you haven't let us know your accommodation then please let us know.
Port Arthur and Bruny Island
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