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Bonorong and Mt. Wellington: Cruise Ship Combo

Morning visit to Bonorong Sanctuary. Join guided wildlife tour & feed Kangaroos. Relax by waterfront for a lunch layover. For the Afternoon we explore Mt. Wellington. Drive to the summit lookout, stop at The Springs & visit Cascade Brewery.

Enjoy our small group Hobart experience, guided by qualified Tasmanian guides. Group sizes 2-10.

Bonorong:

  • Tour Departs 10:00am from the Hobart Travel and Information centre (corner of Davey and Elizabeth Street), giving you plenty of time to enjoy a hearty breakfast/brunch at one of Hobart’s many cafes/restaurants. 

  • Scenic 35 minute drive, crossing over the Tasman Bridge, with your guides giving you plenty learn of the layered history of Hobart and Tasmania. Enjoy the driving along the Derwent River and local country side.

  • Arriving at Bonorong, our guides will introduce you to sanctuary and the good work it does. Your entry fee is included.

  • Join your guide for a walk around the park, visiting and learning of Tasmania’s unique native animals and birds. 

  • Spend some time listening to the Bonorong Staff as they tell stories about Wombats, Tasmanian Devils and Koalas. 

  • Hand feed the friendly Kangaroos and roam the park at your own pace. Visiting other animals such as the Echidna, Emus, Quoll, Snakes, Lizards, Owls and many of Tasmania’s endemic birds.

  • Our journey back to Hobart takes us along the western edge of the River Derwent, passing by the Swan breeding ground at Bridgewater and the world famous MONA. We arrive back in Hobart at approx. 12:30. 

Lunch Layover

  •  Spend 1 hour enjoying the Hobart waterfront with many food and drink venues. Famous floating fish and chips, healthy cafes, sushi, Daci and Daci bakery or a close walk to Salamanca for many restaurant options. Ask guides for their favourite!

  • Meeting back at the Travel and Information centre to commence the afternoon leg of the tour. Ready to leave by 1:30PM.

                                                                       

kunanyi/Mt. Wellington and Cascade Brewery

  • Departing the Information & Travel Centre at 1:30pm we enjoy short drive via the historic South Hobart with its grand estates and stunning mountain views.

  • Only 15 minutes from the city centre, we arrive in the leafy village of Fern Tree, here we take the Pinnacle Road and start our journey to the summit. The road can be bumpy and winding, please let us know if you want the front seat. 

  • Arriving at the summit, view Hobart from the 3 lookouts and stand on the 1,272m pinnacle point. Rug up, it gets cold on the top. There are toilet facilities and we always carry a few spare jackets for your comfort. 

  • Explore on your own or follow your guide for a walk to learn about the mountains historical past. We spend at least 30 minutes on the summit – if the weather allows. If views are in cloud we will take you to a lower lookout point. 

  • Passing by the ‘Springs’ we can stop for a short walk to view the famous Organ Pipes or grab a coffee from our friends at Lost Freight cafe (time permitting). 

  • Driving around the base of the mountain, we follow the Hobart rivulet arriving at the site of Australia’s oldest brewery.

  • The last stop of the day is Cascades Brewery, whose history is intimately tied to the mountain. Enjoy a wander in the beautiful gardens, visit the history room or simply enjoy Australia’s longest brewed beer, the cascade pale ale.

  • We arrive back at the Hobart waterfront at approx. 4:00pm. We can offer to drop you along the way in the city, at Salamanca or close to the cruise ship terminal (permitted the road is open to the public). 

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