Russell Falls with Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

Immerse yourself in wilderness, waterfalls and wildlife on this amazing tour to the pristine rainforests of Mt Field National Park. Enjoy an up-close encounter with the iconic Tassie Devil and other native animals at Bonorong Wildlife Park.

Russell falls, Tasmania, AustraliaThis adventure takes you through the serene landscapes of the Derwent Valley, into the ancient rainforests of Mt Field National Park, and up close with Tasmania’s unique wildlife at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Experience the natural beauty of Russell Falls, learn about the conservation of native animals, and enjoy the tranquility of Tasmania’s stunning landscapes.

What You Will See

Derwent Valley: A picturesque drive along the Derwent River, showcasing the valley’s rich agriculture and quaint towns.

Salmon Ponds: The oldest trout hatchery in the Southern Hemisphere, set within beautiful English parklands.

Russell Falls: A breathtaking waterfall located in Mt Field National Park, surrounded by lush rainforest.

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary: An opportunity to meet the Tasmanian Devil and other native animals in a conservation-focused sanctuary.

Father and son feeding and petting a baby kangarooItinerary

Depart from Hobart: Begin with a scenic drive along the Derwent River into the Derwent Valley.

Visit Salmon Ponds: Enjoy a complimentary morning tea and explore the historic hatchery.

Explore Mt Field National Park: Take an easy walk to Russell Falls, enjoying the rainforest and fern glades.

Lunch Break: Have lunch at your own expense in the park, with an option to buy fresh raspberries seasonally.

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary: Experience close encounters with Tasmanian Devils and other native wildlife.

Return to Hobart: Reflect on a day filled with natural beauty and wildlife encounters as we head back.

Mt Field National Park, Tasmania, AustraliaGeneral Info

  • Duration: Full day (specific hours to be confirmed).
  • Inclusions: Complimentary morning tea, entry to Salmon Ponds and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, guided walks.
  • Exclusions: Lunch is not included; however, dining options are available in the park.
  • What to Bring: Comfortable walking shoes, weather-appropriate clothing, camera, and a sense of adventure.


Is this tour suitable for children?

Absolutely! This tour offers a fantastic experience for nature lovers of all ages.

What should I wear?

We recommend comfortable walking shoes and clothing suitable for the day’s weather. Tasmania’s weather can change, so layers are a good idea.

Can I feed the animals at Bonorong?

Yes, there are opportunities to feed certain animals under the supervision of sanctuary staff, providing a unique hands-on experience.

Are there any additional costs?

Lunch is not included in the tour price, and there may be small costs associated with optional activities or purchases during the day.

From AU$200 per Passenger
  • Activity Duration
  • 1193 hours 2minutes
  • Activity Location
  • Hobart, TAS
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