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Port Arthur

Port Arthur

Port Arthur – Full Day Tours

Port Arthur Historic Site is a compelling and dramatic reminder of our

convict past and the early settlement of the Colony of Van Dieman’s

Land, now Tasmania. Interpretive and interactive presentations

bring to reality the harrowing life of convicts, over 200 years ago.

This tour offers maximum time at Port Arthur Historic Site.

Fare includes coach touring, guided tour of Port Arthur, harbour cruise,

Port Arthur admission and information booklet. Ask about our

complementary airport pick-up and drop-off.

74T Port Arthur Convict Site & Tasman National Park

What we do

3 Travel across Hobart’s Tasman Bridge

3 Tasman Peninsula and Tasman National Park

3 Wonder at the spectacle of the Tasman Arch

3 Rugged coastline views

3 Be amazed at the magnitude of Devil’s Kitchen

3 Port Arthur Historic Site – entry & guided walking tour

3 Harbour Cruise around “Isle of the Dead”

3 Free time to explore and visit the Penitentiary,

Commandants House, Church and over 30

restored buildings and ruins

Operates: Sunday to Friday

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Departs: 8.15am (October 1 – April 30)

Departs: 9.15am (May 1 – September 30)

Returns: 5.00pm

City hotel pick-up and drop-off is included.

Adult $103 Concession $98 Child: $51.50

74TSM Port Arthur with Salamanca Market

What we do

3 Visit to Salamanca Market

3 Wonder at the spectacle of the Tasman Arch

3 Be amazed at the magnitude of Devil’s Kitchen

3 Free time to explore and visit the Penitentiary,

Commandants House, Church and over 30

restored buildings and ruins

Operates: Saturday

Departs: 9.15am

Departs: 11.00am (Make your own way to Salamanca Market)

Returns: 6.00pm

City hotel pick-up and drop-off is included.

Adult $103 Concession $98 Child: $51.50

For reservations, please call (03) 6234 3560 (6am–11pm) or visit www.experiencetas.com.au


Grand

Port Arthur

Port Arthur

Grand Port Arthur – Full Day Tours

Rich in visual history, the Port Arthur Historic Site evokes a powerful

sense of our past convict era and of early Australian settlement heritage.

Sitting tranquilly amidst English oaks and gardens, Port Arthur is a harsh

contrast to the beauty of the Tasman Peninsula.

Fare includes coach touring, guided tour of Port Arthur, harbour cruise, Port

Arthur admission and information booklet. Ask about our complementary airport

pick-up and drop-off. The Port Arthur Historic Site is World Heritage listed.

94T Port Arthur Convict Site, “Isle of the Dead”

guided tour, individual audio guide & lunch

What we do

3 Tasman Peninsula and Tasman National Park

3 Wonder at the spectacle of the Tasman Arch

3 Superb rugged coastline views

3 Be amazed at the magnitude of Devil’s Kitchen

3 Port Arthur Historic Site – entry & guided walking tour

3 See the Penitentiary, & other ruins & restored buildings

3 Harbour Cruise plus guided walking tour of the

“Isle of the Dead”

3 Lunch is provided – a mouth-watering selection

is available, in one of the cafés or outdoor areas

Operates: Sunday to Friday

Departs: 8.15am (October 1 – April 30)

Departs: 9.15am (May 1 – September 30)

Returns: 5.00pm

City hotel pick-up and drop-off is included.

Adult $155 Concession $150 Child: $77.50

84T Port Arthur Convict Site &

“Isle of the Dead” guided walking tour

What we do

3 Pristine Pirates Bay, Eaglehawk Neck,

Tasman Peninsula and Tasman National Park

3 Find out what’s unique about “Doo Town”

3 Wonder at the spectacle of the Tasman Arch

3 Superb rugged coastline views

3 Be amazed at the magnitude of Devil’s Kitchen

3 Port Arthur Historic Site – entry

3 Harbour Cruise and “Isle of the Dead”

guided walking tour

3 Free time to explore Port Arthur

Operates: Sunday to Friday

Departs: 8.15am (October 1 – April 30)

Departs: 9.15am (May 1 – September 30)

Returns: 5.00pm

City hotel pick-up and drop-off is included.

Adult $129 Concession $124 Child: $64.50

For reservations, please call (03) 6234 3560 (6am–11pm) or visit www.experiencetas.com.au

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Mt Wellington

Mt Wellington

Mt Wellington

Crowned by alpine vegetation, dusted by snow in

winter, Mt Wellington enables the visitor to glimpse

the unfolding panorama of river, fields and the aquatic

setting of Hobart town.

Fare includes coach touring and city hotel pick-up.

City hotel drop-off is available for afternoon tours only.

75T Mt Wellington Summit & Historic Hobart

– Morning Tour

75TPM Mt Wellington Summit & Historic Hobart

– Afternoon Tour

What we do

3 Short tour through Battery Point

3 Mt Wellington – guided tour up the mountain,

with a stop at the spectacular summit

3 Stops at Cascade Gardens where you can view the

outside of the historic Cascade Brewery building

3 Stops at the Female Factory

Operates: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Departs: 9.15am. Returns 11.30am

Tour concludes at Brooke St. Pier on Hobart’s Waterfront.

Operates: Monday & Wednesday

Departs: 1.10pm. Returns 3.30pm

Tour concludes at Brooke St. Pier on Hobart’s Waterfront.

Hotel drop-off available at conclusion of tour.

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Adult $47 Concession $45 Child: $23.50

Mt Wellington with Cascade Beer Tasting

& Brewery Tour – Half Day Tour

Be mesmerized by the dramatic setting and breathtaking views

of Hobart Town from majestic Mt Wellington. Surrounded

by hectares of pristine forest, the historic Cascade Brewery is

Australia’s oldest continuously operating brewery. Take a tour

of the gardens and brewery, learn the history of the brewery

and the beer making process, and enjoy beer tasting.

Fare includes city hotel pick-up, coach touring, brewery tour

& beer tasting.

75THC Mt Wellington, Cascade Brewery

Tour & Tasting

What we do

3 Short tour through Battery Point

3 Mt Wellington – guided tour up the mountain,

with a stop at the spectacular summit

3 Cascade Brewery tour

3 Cascade Brewery beer tasting

Operates: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

Departs: 9.15am

Returns: 1.00pm

Tour concludes at Brooke St. Pier on Hobart’s Waterfront.

No hotel drop-off is available on this tour.

Long trousers and enclosed footwear are required

for the Brewery tour.

Adult $76 Concession $74 Child: $38

For reservations, please call (03) 6234 3560 (6am–11pm) or visit www.experiencetas.com.au


Hobart City

Hobart City

Hobart City – Morning or Afternoon / Hobart Premier Tour – Full Day Tour

Welcome to Hobart. A city of yachts and spinnakers; gardens and galleries; sandstone cottages and stately Georgian

homes – a city built on the pain and toil of yesteryear English convicts. A three hour, informative, historical tour

of Hobart with comprehensive expert commentary of 40 different historical sites and scenic attractions. We stop

at Anglesea Barracks, the Cascade Brewery gardens, the ruins of the Female Factory – a one time female prison,

Rosny Hill Lookout with the stunning view of Hobart, Sandy Bay and Mt Wellington and also time

to walk in the Royal Botanical Gardens – Australia’s second oldest and home to Pete’s Vegie Patch!

Fare includes full commentary, Explorer Coach Tram Tour (due to operational requirements,

sometimes other vehicles may be used).

81T Hobart City – Morning Tour

71T Hobart City – Afternoon Tour

What we do

3 View Sullivan’s Cove – Hobart’s birthplace & ferry terminal

3 See Parliament House & Princes Park – once a gun battery

3 See Georgian-style historic Salamanca Place, now restored

as restaurants, galleries and pubs

3 View Battery Point, St George’s Church, St David’s Park

3 Explore Angelsea Barracks, Cascade gardens & Female Factory

3 View St David’s Cathedral, Penitentiary Chapel & Court,

Treasury building, Franklin Square, GPO and Town Hall

3 Stop at Rosny Hill Lookout for stunning views of Hobart,

Sandy Bay, Mt Wellington, Tasman Bridge and Glenorchy

3 Visit Royal Botanical Gardens & “Pete’s Vegie Patch”.

Stop for around 40 minutes – welcome to visit the café.

Operates: 81T Daily

71T Daily (Jan 1 – April 30), Saturdays (May 1 – Dec 31)

Departs: 9.45am. Returns: 12.45pm

Departs: 1.00pm. Returns 4.00pm

Tour departs from Tasmanian Travel Centre (Corner Elizabeth & Davey

Streets) & concludes at Brooke St. Pier on Hobart’s Waterfront.

Adult $42 Concession $32 Child: $21

87T Hobart’s Premier Tour

What we do

3 Hobart City – 3-hour city tour (refer to 81T)

3 Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary – offering closeup

experiences of Australian native animals

3 Get warm and friendly with a Tasmanian Devil –

see a devil feeding

3 Guided Tour of Bonorong – quolls, wombats,

sugar gliders, koalas, cockatoos, echidnas, plus

hand feed free roaming kangaroos & wallabies

3 Time to explore historic village of Richmond

– bridge, gaol, convict built homes, Georgian

mansions, cottages, shops, galleries & restaurants

Operates: Monday to Friday (Nov 1 – April 30)

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (May 1 – October 31)

Departs: 9.45am from Tasmanian Travel Centre

(Cnr Elizabeth and Davey Streets). Returns: 5.00pm

Hotel drop-off available at conclusion of the tour.

Adult $110 Concession $105 Child: $55

For reservations, please call (03) 6234 3560 (6am–11pm) or visit www.experiencetas.com.au

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MONA Cruise and Museum Tour – Full Day Tours

From the first glimpse of its striking architecture, the Museum of Old and New Art

(MONA) will inevitably heighten not only the visual senses but also challenge the

psyche. Anticipation of what lies beyond unleashes equal admiration of the extremes

in thought provoking exhibits that can only be articulated by persuasive art.

Be prepared to experience the heavenly, the controversial and the enthralling

nature that constitutes the foundation of this celebrated establishment.

Fare includes selected hotel pick-up, shuttle transfers and entrance to Mona, and ferry ticket.

50T Cruise and Tour

What we do

3 Scenic cruise from Sullivans Cove

along the River Derwent

3 Waterfront perspective of the

fascinating architecture

3 Wander through ancient, modern

and contemporary art pieces

3 Individual handheld audio visual guide

Operates: Wednesday to Monday

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Departs: 9.30am

Returns: 2.30pm (Ferry return)

4.30pm (Coach return)

Tour concludes at Brooke St. Pier on Hobart’s Waterfront,

no hotel drop-off is available on this tour.

Per person $40

734M Cruise, Cadbury Tour & MONA

What we do

3 Coach touring and visit Claremont’s Cadbury visitor

centre – entry included

3 Wander through ancient, modern

and contemporary art pieces

3 Individual handheld audio visual guide

3 Scenic cruise from MONA to Hobart

along the River Derwent

3 Waterfront perspective of the

fascinating architecture

Operates: Wednesday to Monday

Departs: 9.30am. Returns: 4.00pm (Ferry return)

Tour concludes at Brooke St. Pier on Hobart’s Waterfront,

no hotel drop-off is available on this tour.

Adult $79 Concession $77 Child: $57

For reservations, please call (03) 6234 3560 (6am–11pm) or visit www.experiencetas.com.au


MONA with Hobart City – Full Day Tour MONA with Mt Wellington – Full Day Tour

A visit to the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA)

will open your eyes to a gallery experience unlike any

other. The pieces on display will take you on a journey

of rival contemplations and emotional roller-coaster.

Fare includes selected hotel pick-up, return ferry, MONA

entry, half day City Tour – return to Hobart from MONA on

the ferry before joining our afternoon City Tour (described

on page 5).

71TMC MONA & City Tour

What we do

3 MONA shuttle pick-up at selected hotels

3 Wander through ancient, modern

and contemporary art pieces

3 Individual handheld audio visual guide

3 Scenic ferry cruise from HOBART to MONA & return

3 Hobart City – a three-hour guided tour

Operates: Wednesday to Monday (January 1 – April 30)

Saturday (May 1 – December 31)

Departs: 9.30am

Returns: 4.00pm

Tour concludes at Brooke St. Pier on Hobart’s Waterfront,

no hotel drop-off is available on this tour.

Adult $80 Concession $78 Child: $50

Locally known as ‘the Mountain’, the scenic drive

to the summit of Mt Wellington unfolds into a

magnificent splendor of panoramic vistas over the city,

River Derwent and beyond. Located on the banks of

the River Derwent, MONA continues to attract visitors

from around the globe for its compelling display

of art and architecture.

Fare includes city hotel pick-up, touring to Mt Wellington,

transfer to MONA, entry to MONA, ferry return to Hobart

75THC MONA &

Mt Wellington Tour

What we do

3 Short City sights & Battery Point

3 Coach travel to the summit of Mt Wellington

3 Continue on to MONA

3 Ferry return to Hobart

Operates: Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Departs: 9.15am. Returns: 4.00pm

Tour concludes at Brooke St. Pier on Hobart’s Waterfront,

no hotel drop-off is available on this tour.

Adult $84 Concession $82 Child: $59.50

For reservations, please call (03) 6234 3560 (6am–11pm) or visit www.experiencetas.com.au

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Cadbury

Cadbury Chocolate Factory

– Morning & Full Day Tours

The sweetest tour in Australia! Visit Cadbury Chocolate Factory

visitor centre and gain an insight into chocolate ... there’s free samples

and time to purchase discount chocolates – a chocoholics dream.

Fare includes coach touring and entry to Cadbury’s.

34T Cadbury – Morning Tour

What we do

3 View of Constitution Dock

3 View of ABC Buildings – Hobart’s original

sandstone railway station

3 Views of Government House, Derwent

Entertainment Centre and Montrose Bay

3 Visit Claremont’s Cadbury visitor centre

– entry included

3 Learn about Cadbury history and chocolate

manufacturing processes

3 Enjoy free chocolate samples!

3 Time to shop in the outlet and purchase

a mug of hot chocolate

Operates: Monday to Friday

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Departs: 9.15am. Returns 11.30am

Coach out and return. No hotel drop-off after tour.

Adult $42 Concession $40 Child: $21

34CT Cadbury with Cruise – Morning Tour

What we do

3 Coach touring & entry to Cadbury’s

3 River Derwent Cruise return & morning tea

Operates: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

Departs: 9.15am. Returns: 1.00pm

No hotel drop-off after tour.

Adult $78 Concession $76 Child: $39

76T Hobart Deluxe Tour with Cruise – Full Day Tour

What we do

3 Coach touring & entry to Cadbury’s

3 River Derwent Cruise return & morning tea

3 Join Tour 60T for Richmond & entry to Bonorong Park

Operates: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

Departs: 9.15am. Returns: 5.00pm

Tour not available when Cadbury factory is closed.

Adult $144 Concession $139 Child: $72

For reservations, please call (03) 6234 3560 (6am–11pm) or visit www.experiencetas.com.au


Hobart &

Hobart &

Bonorong

Tasmanian Devils & Richmond

– Half Day / Afternoon Tour

Overlooking the Brighton Valley, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

offers close up experiences of Australian native animals.

Richmond, a Georgian style village resplendent with mellow

stone cottages, will take you back in time to the convict days.

Fare includes entry to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Coach touring,

plus city hotel pick-up and drop-off.

60T Tasmanian Devils

What we do

3 Hobart City & Battery Point – short city sights guided

Coach tour

3 Entry to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary – offering

close-up experiences of Australian native animals

3 Get warm and friendly with a Tasmanian Devil

– see the devils feeding

3 Guided Tour of Bonorong – quolls, wombats, sugar

gliders, koalas, cockatoos, echidnas, plus hand feeding

of kangaroos and wallabies, and more

3 Historic village of Richmond – one of Australia’s most

unique and historic towns dating from the 1820s

3 Time to explore Richmond – the bridge, gaol, convictbuilt

homes, classic Georgian mansions and cottages

3 Take the time to discover the shops, galleries & cafés

Operates: Monday to Saturday (November 1 – April 30)

Tuesday, Thursday to Saturday (May 1 – October 31)

Departs: 1.10pm

Returns: 5.00pm

Adult $80 Concession $78 Child: $40

Best of Hobart – Afternoon Tour

Experience Tasmania’s Best of Hobart Tour is a

showcase of Hobart’s charm. A close-up experience

of Australian native animals, an introduction to

Hobart’s highlights, a visit to the unique and historical

town of Richmond and superb waterfront dining

at renowned Mures Upper Deck Restaurant.

Fare includes Coach touring, Bonorong entry,

city hotel pick-up and waterfront dining experience.

52T Best of Hobart

What we do

3 Hobart City – short city sights guided Coach tour

3 Entry to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

3 Get warm and friendly with a Tasmanian Devil

3 Guided Tour of Bonorong

3 Historic village of Richmond – one of Australia’s

most unique and historic towns

3 Time to explore Richmond – the bridge, gaol,

convict built homes, classic Georgian mansions

3 Magnificent waterfront dining experience on

Hobart’s famous harbour at Mures Upper Deck

Restaurant – includes two-course dinner, plus

tea or coffee

Operates: Monday to Saturday (Nov 1 – April 30)

Tuesday, Thursday to Saturday (May 1 – Oct 31)

For reservations, please call (03) 6234 3560 (6am–11pm) or visit www.experiencetas.com.au

Departs: 1.10pm. Concludes: Mures Upper Deck Restaurant

Tour concludes at Brooke St. Pier on Hobart’s Waterfront.

City hotel pick-up is included, but no drop-off is available.

Adult $140 Concession $138 Child: $70

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Southern

Vineyards

Southern

Vineyards

Southern Vineyards – Afternoon Tour

Southern Tasmania’s cool climate produces classic varieties and

is especially acclaimed for its superior Pinot Noir, Chardonnay,

Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc. Puddleduck Winery is a lovely

boutique vineyard beside the duckpond … meet the local

owners as they share their knowledge of wine making.

Fare includes coach touring, private wine tasting at Meadowbank

Winery, wine-tasting with fruit and cheese platter at Puddleduck

Winery, wine tour and tasting at Moorilla Winery. Extend your stay

and visit MONA (additional expense) or return with us to Hobart.

55T Southern Vineyards Tour

What we do

3 Travel over Hobart’s Tasman Bridge

3 Private wine tasting at Meadowbank Winery

3 Wine tasting with fruit and cheese platter

at Puddleduck Winery

3 Wine tasting and tour at Moorilla Winery,

also the site of Australia’s largest privatelyfunded

museum, the Museum of Old

and New Art (MONA).

Operates: Thursday, Friday & Saturday

(Nov 1 – April 30)

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Departs: 1.10pm. Returns: 5.00pm

City hotel pick-up and drop-off is available

and included in this tour.

Enclosed footwear is required for the winery tour.

Adult $97 Concession $95 Child: $48.50

For reservations, please call (03) 6234 3560 (6am–11pm) or visit www.experiencetas.com.au


Grand Hobart

Grand Hobart

Grand Hobart – Full Day Tour

Discover Hobart in a day – magnificent views of the city

from Mt Wellington and experience all the highlights that

Hobart has to offer with a tour of the City Tour. Followed by

a close-up experience with Tasmanian Devils and Australia’s

unique animals at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and a tour of

Richmond, one of Australia’s most original historic villages.

Fare includes coach touring, entry at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary,

tour 77T, including Tassie Devils feeding, hand feed kangaroos

& wallabies.

77T Grand Hobart / 97T Grand Hobart

What we do

3 Spectacular views from the Mt Wellington and summit

3 Hobart City Tour – including Sullivan’s Cove, Parliament

House, historic Salamanca Place, Battery Point,

Constitution Dock, and the ABC Buildings

3 Spend time in the historic village of Richmond – dating

from the 1820s (1-hour with 77T or 2-hours with 97T)

3 Cross Richmond Bridge – oldest road bridge in Australia

3 Time to explore Richmond – the bridge, gaol, convict

built homes, classic Georgian mansions and small

cottages, many unique shops, galleries and restaurants

3 For option 77T, also spend one hour with a guided Tour

and entry to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary – offering

close-up experiences of Australian native animals

3 Get warm and friendly with a Tasmanian Devil

Operates: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Departs: 9.15am. Returns: 5.00pm

77T Grand Hobart Adult $144 Concession $139 Child: $72

97T Grand Hobart Adult $129 Concession $124 Child: $65.50

Hobart Highlights – Afternoon Tour

Tour the highlights of Hobart then travel to Richmond,

one of Australia’s most original historic villages. Nowhere

else in Tasmania is the romance and nostalgic charm of the

colonial days more alive than in the village of Richmond.

Fare includes coach touring and live commentary.

92T Hobart Highlights

What we do

3 View Hobart City highlights – including Sullivan’s

Cove, Parliament House, historic Salamanca Place,

Battery Point, Constitution Dock & ABC Buildings

(Hobart’s original sandstone railway station)

3 Historic village of Richmond – one of Australia’s

most unique and historic towns dating from 1820s

3 Cross the Richmond Bridge – the oldest road

bridge in Australia

3 Time to explore Richmond – the bridge, gaol,

convict built homes, classic Georgian mansions

& small cottages, shops, galleries & restaurants

Operates: Monday to Saturday (Nov 1 – April 30)

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

(May 1 – Oct 31)

For reservations, please call (03) 6234 3560 (6am–11pm) or visit www.experiencetas.com.au

Departs: 1.10pm. Returns: 5.00pm

City hotel pick-up and drop-off is available and included.

Adult $63 Concession $61 Child: $31.50

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Russell Falls

Russell Falls

Russell Falls – Full Day Tour

Wilderness and Waterfalls. Experience the tranquility of pristine rainforest, tall

tree ferns and majestic Russell Falls at the Mt Field National Park. Visit the Salmon

Ponds, the oldest trout hatchery in the Southern Hemisphere, in operation since

1864. Feed the trout & salmon, & visit the Museum of Trout Fishing & Tasmanian

Angling Hall of Fame set amidst the historic buildings, hatchery & fish ponds,

within the original English parkland of superb trees, hedges & lawns.

Fare includes coaching touring, entry to Salmon Ponds, Mt Field National Park

& morning tea. Lunch is included with 90T.

80T Mt Field National Park & Russell Falls Tour

What we do

3 Travel north-west, skirting Mt Wellington,

following the River Derwent

3 Look for native birds along the shorelines

of the River Derwent

3 Visit Salmon Ponds and Trout Fishing Museum

– entry included

3 Complimentary morning tea, plus tea & coffee

3 Opportunity to feed the salmon & trout

3 Experience the rainforest fern glades at Mt Field

National Park

3 Witness the spectacular Russell Falls & Mt Field

National Park – entry included

Operates: Wednesday & Sunday

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Departs: 9.15am

Returns: 4.00pm

Adult $115 Concession $110 Child: $57.50

90T Mt Field National Park & Russell Falls Tour

What we do

3 Travel north-west, skirting Mt Wellington,

following the River Derwent

3 Look for native birds along the shorelines

of the River Derwent

3 Visit Salmon Ponds and Trout Fishing Museum

– entry included

3 Complimentary morning tea, plus tea & coffee

3 Opportunity to feed the salmon & trout

3 Enjoy a delicious lunch with a glass of wine

3 Experience the rainforest fern glades & witness the

spectacular Russell Falls & Mt Field National Park

– entry included

Operates: Wednesday & Sunday

Departs: 9.15am

Returns: 4.00pm

Adult $145 Concession $140 Child: $72.50

For reservations, please call (03) 6234 3560 (6am–11pm) or visit www.experiencetas.com.au


Huon Valley

Huon Valley

Huon Valley – Full Day Tour

Experience cool temperate rainforests with unique Tasmanian timbers

and wild rivers. Walk the tree tops of pristine forest at Tahune Airwalk

having travelled the Huon River Valley, a region of tended fields,

superb forest clad rivers and fishing villages set by picturesque inlets.

Fare includes coach touring, Tahune Forest Airwalk & a light lunch.

83T Huon Valley, Tahune Forest Air Walk & South West Tasmania

What we do

3 Spectacular views of Hobart, Derwent River and Wrest Point Casino

3 View Kingston – Hobart’s fastest growing town

3 Stop at country town Cygnet – time for a coffee (own expense) & stroll the main street

3 Experience the country town of Geeveston & visit the sculpture trail

3 In season, stop at roadside stalls to buy fresh fruit & berries

3 Head deep into Aussie bush at Tahune Airwalk with stunning views

over the Huon River

3 Walk under tall tree fern canopies and alongside the tannin coloured

Huon River

3 Perhaps walk across the swinging bridges over Picton and Huon Rivers

3 View lush rolling hills and valleys of the Derwent and Huon Valleys

3 Have your photo taken with the “Big Tree” – a giant Eucalyptus Regnans

3 Unique Tasmanian timbers, cool temperate rainforests and wild rivers

3 See the rural town of Huonville – hub of the Huon Valley

Operates: Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Departs: 8.15am (October 1 – April 30). Returns: 4.30pm

Departs: 9.15am (May 1 – September 30). Returns: 4.30pm

Adult $150 Concession $145 Child: $75

For reservations, please call (03) 6234 3560 (6am–11pm) or visit www.experiencetas.com.au

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Bruny Island

Bruny Island

Bruny Island – Full Day Tour

Untouched wilderness and ocean coast wildlife ... the spectacle

of massive stark cliffs shaped by the forces of nature. Embrace

the power of the ocean at Bruny Island – Tasmanian wilderness at

its best. Explore Friars Rock – home to over a thousand Australian

Fur Seals and sea bird nesting areas and look for dolphins, as

they usually choose to be with us!

Fare includes morning tea, a three-hour Eco Cruise & lunch.

86T Bruny Island Wilderness Cruise

What we do

3 Spectacular views of Hobart, Derwent River, Wrest Point Casino & Kingston – Hobart’s fastest growing town

3 Skirt D’Entrecasteaux Channel noted for its aquaculture developments

3 Pass through the tiny town of Snug and into the boating village of Kettering, and drive onto the ferry

for the crossing to Bruny Island

3 Enjoy a delicious complimentary morning tea on Bruny Island

3 Look for native wildlife along the Neck beside Isthmus Bay, then board our cruise boat at Adventure Bay

3 The Monument, Nature’s Cathedral – stark 300 metre high Jurassic dolerite cliffs

3 Breathing Rock – the spectacle of an explosive blow hole

3 Look for Sea Eagles’ nests & marvel at the pristine untouched rainforests and beaches

3 Triassic sandstone cliffs

3 Stunning sea caves and rock formations, and Shearwater (Muttonbird) rookeries

3 Explore Friar Rocks – home to over a thousand Australian Fur Seals and sea bird nesting areas

3 Look for dolphins – they usually choose to be with us!

Operates: Daily

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Departs: 7.45am Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Centre, Franklin Wharf

Returns: 5.30pm

Adult $180 Concession N/A Child: $125

For reservations, please call (03) 6234 3560 (6am–11pm) or visit www.experiencetas.com.au


Hobart

Afloat

Battery Point to Bruny Island on Hobart’s “Wonderful Waterways” – Half Day Tour

Explore our world-class cruising waters with an intimate guided tour for up to six guests boarding from Sullivans

Cove in the heart of Hobart. Take your seat, relax in comfort without the crowds and experience up close the

essence of Hobart’s beautiful harbour discovering its surrounds on our picturesque Derwent River. View historic

Battery Point and exclusive waterfront homes along the foreshore before heading south discovering beautiful

beaches, cliffs and coves, stopping nearby Bruny Island for some fishing or just to enjoy the view. Perhaps

a swim in a secluded bay if the weather is fine! We may spot sea birds, seals or a playful pod of dolphins.

88T Hobart Afloat

What we do

3 Harbour cruise of Hobart

3 View historic Battery Point and exclusive waterfront homes

3 Discover beautiful beaches, cliffs and coves

3 Stop nearby Bruny Island

3 Swim in a secluded bay (weather permitting)

3 Look out for sea birds, seals and dolphins

3 Enjoy a fresh Tasmanian seafood platter for lunch,

accompanied by a glass of Tasmanian wine

3 We can even cook your catch, plus have options

for special dietary requirements

Operates: On request subject to weather

(December 1 – April 30)

Departs: 8.00am Tasmanian Travel Centre

Returns: 12.00pm

This experience requires a minimum of two guests.

Private charter is also available for exclusive use of our vessel for family

outings, fishing tours and special occasions. Gift Vouchers available.

Per person $295

For reservations, please call (03) 6234 3560 (6am–11pm) or visit www.experiencetas.com.au

Photographs courtesy of Tourism Tasmania, George Apostolidis, Richard Bennett, Richard Eastwood, James Emms, Glenn Gibson,

Lynette Graham, John Joseph Harrison, Nigel Honey, Tom Keating, Michelle Lang, Peter Luxton, Chris McLennan, Garry Moore,

Geoff Murray, Nick Osborne, John de la Roche, Joe Shemesh, Basquali Skamaachi, Southern Cross Television, Michael Walters,

Jonathan Wherrett, MONA Museum of Old and New Art, Paul Barbera, Brett Boardman, Leigh Carmichael & Sean Fennessy.

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Private Charter Arrangement

Experience Tasmania is a 100% Tasmanian family-owned business and offers premium touring in luxury modern vehicles with the latest

safety features. Our vehicles are environmentally-friendly and range in size from four to 50-seats. Discover our island’s unique character,

our history, adventure, rugged coastlines and beaches, mountain peaks, islands wilderness, quiet villages, historic towns, markets, cities

and more. Our friendly personalised and experienced service, guarantee your tour to be an informed, fun-filled experience.

Company Specialities

Our Accreditations

3 Half Day and Full Day sightseeing tours

3 Tasmanian Government Transport Accreditation

3 Conventions and Airport Transfers

3 Tourism Industry Council Accreditation

3 Inbound Charter Groups and Extended Touring

3 Groups, special interest and private tours

3 Corporate events, plus wedding guest transfers

3 Cruise Ship Charters, plus Boat Charter & fishing tours

3 A fleet of modern Luxury Vehicles from four to 50 seats

3 Private small group touring

3 Excellent knowledge of Tasmanian

attractions & products

Reservations (6am–11pm)

Phone: (03) 6234 3560

Fax: (03) 6234 3166

Email: reservations@experiencetas.com.au

ELIZABETH

St. Davids

Park

BATTERY

POINT

Departure point

All tours from Hobart depart:

Brooke Street Pier.

Free hotel courtesy pick-ups

Brooke St Pier

Departure point

Princes

Park

Macquarie

Wharf

• Please wait outside hotel 5 minutes prior to pick-up time.

• Pick-up times may vary depending on traffic.

• No hotel drop-off after morning tours.

• To ensure a hotel pick-up please make sure you have made

a reservation with Experience Tasmania or your hotel.

• If your hotel is not shown on our listing, please

enquire at Reception as pick-ups may be arranged.

Cancellation fees may apply for a tour cancelled within

24-hours of travel or when no notice is given.

www.experiencetas.com.au

Experience Tasmania Tours & Charters Pty Ltd

ABN 38 080 995 535 ACN 080 995 535

129 Liverpool Street, Hobart TAS 7000 Australia

ACCREDITED TOURISM BUSINESS

AUSTRALIA

Tour departure times

8.15am 9.15am 1.10pm MONA

departure

Adelphi 7.30am 8.20am 12.40pm

Argyle Motor Inn 7.35am 8.25am 12.45pm

Astor Private Hotel Join at Hobart Macquarie

Blue Hills (Bus Stop opposite) 7.35am 8.25am 12.45pm

Central City Join at Brooke Street Pier

Customs House Join at Brooke Street Pier

Brooke Street Pier 8.10am 9.00am 1.10pm

Fountainside 7.40am 8.30am 12.50pm

Grand Chancellor (Campbell St) 8.00am 8.50am 1.00pm 8.55am

Grand Mercure Hadleys (opposite) 7.55am 8.45am 1.00pm 8.50am

Harrington 102 7.50am 8.40am 1.00pm

Henry Jones Art Hotel 9.15am

Hobart Macquarie 7.50am 8.40am 1.00pm 8.40am

Hobart Tower 7.30am 8.20am 12.40pm

Hotel Collins 7.45am 8.45am 12.45pm 9.05am

Islington Hotel Hobart 8.20am

Lenna 7.40am 8.30am 12.50pm

Lodge on Elizabeth 7.40am 8.30am 12.50pm

MacQuarie Manor Join at Hobart Macquarie

Mayfair West Hobart 7.45am 8.35am 1.00pm

Mercure Hotel 7.50am 8.40am 1.00pm 8.40am

Midcity 7.55am 8.45am 1.00pm 8.45am

Montgomery’s Join at Brooke Street Pier

Quest Waterfront Join at Brooke Street Pier

Regent Apartments 7.35am 8.25am 12.45pm

Rydges 7.35am 8.25am 12.45pm

Salamanca Inn Join at Brooke Street Pier

Salamanca Terraces 7.40am 8.30am 12.50pm

Savoy Join at Brooke Street Pier

Somerset Pier Join at Brooke Street Pier

Somerset Salamanca 7.40am 8.30am 12.50pm

St Ives Join at Blue Hills

Tasmanian Travel Centre 8.00am 8.50am 1.05pm 9.20am

Trinity House 7.40am 8.30am 12.50pm

Woolmers 7.35am 8.25am 12.45pm 8.35am

Woolstore 8.00am 8.50am 1.00pm 9.10am

Wrest Point 7.30am 8.20am 12.40pm 8.25am

EXPERIENCE

TASMANIA

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