5 Day Private Tour Tasmania Wildlife Encounter

5 days - Wildlife Tour Package
Day 1 - Hobart and Bonorong Night Tour

Upon your arrival at Hobart airport, scheduled no later than 3:00 pm, a transfer will swiftly convey you to your accommodation in the CBD, allowing for a brief refreshment break. At 4:30 pm, embark on the tour’s inaugural highlight: a visit to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Here, indulge in a shared 2.5-hour behind-the-scenes night tour, offering intimate encounters with Tasmania’s native fauna. Delve into informative insights firsthand as you get up close to a variety of endemic animals, immersing yourself in the unique wildlife of Tasmania.

Accommodation: Old Woolstore Hotel Hobart, Studio apartment (or similar)

Day 2 - Hobart - Maria Island - Bicheno

Begin your day by journeying to the picturesque seaside village of Triabunna, where you’ll embark on a ferry crossing the Mercury Passage to the enchanting Maria Island. This unique island national park, nestled just off Tasmania’s east coast, awaits your exploration.

Enjoy a day of peaceful walking amongst historic ruins, across sweeping bays, rugged fossil cliffs and imposing mountains. This island sanctuary provides an opportunity to view its resident wildlife, including Wombats, Cape Barren Geese, Tasmanian Pademelons, Forester Kangaroos and even the Tasmanian Devil in their natural environment. As the afternoon unfolds, continue your journey along Tasmania’s sunny east coast, making your way to Bicheno in the Freycinet area.

Accommodation: Beachfront at Bicheno Hotel, Pool view room (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast and picnic lunch

Day 3 - Freycinet Peninsula

After a delightful breakfast, set off for Coles Bay, where an unforgettable adventure awaits on the award-winning 4-hour Wineglass Bay cruise. Cruise the spectacular coastline of Freycinet National Park from Coles Bay to Wineglass Bay. Be enthralled by the stunning granite coastline, including the dramatic pink peaks of the Hazards range.

Discover a coast dotted with sparkling white sand beaches, including the beaches Cooks and Bryans, only accessible by water or a full day bushwalk. Venture into the inner passage of remote Schouten Island, a haven for little penguins and short-tailed shearwaters, before continuing towards Wineglass Bay. Keep your eyes peeled for hidden sea caves, blowholes, and cascading waterfalls nestled amidst the rugged granite cliffs.

Disembark the vessel in the early afternoon and visit the Friendly Beaches before your guide takes you to your accommodation. Enjoy some leisure time to unwind before dusk, when an informative tour awaits on a private property, offering an intimate glimpse into the local colony of fairy penguins nesting and breeding in the dunes.

Accommodation: Beachfront at Bicheno Hotel, Pool view room (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast and lunch (ploughman-style)

Day 4 - Bicheno - Bay of Fires - Launceston

Today, your journey along the enchanting east coast leads you to the mesmerizing beauty of the Bay of Fires conservation area, renowned for its striking orange-lichen covered granite rocks. Immerse yourself in the splendor of this coastal paradise as you wander along pristine sandy beaches and marvel at the crystal-clear turquoise waters.

Continuing on, venture to St. Columba Falls, Tasmania’s highest waterfalls, nestled amidst lush, verdant valleys. As you traverse these picturesque landscapes, soak in the tranquil beauty of the countryside before arriving in Launceston, Tasmania’s second-largest city.

Accommodation: Grand Chancellor Launceston, Deluxe room (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 - Launceston - Departure

Experience a captivating city introduction to Launceston, Tasmania’s charming gem. Explore the breathtaking Cataract Gorge, where the South Esk River cascades through sheer granite rocks, creating a stunning natural spectacle. Delight in the tranquil beauty of this iconic landmark before concluding your tour at midday at the Launceston transit center.

Meals: Breakfast

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