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$143.88 Private & Custom Tours

Port Arthur Historic Site Private Tour from Hobart

Your driver guide will pick you up from your accommodation in a private vehicle at 9:00am. Departing Hobart taking in the vast areas of nature along the way, which includes driving through the small town of Sorell, pass by where a major fire ravaged the landscape and the town of Dunalley in 2013. Arrive at the Pirates Bay lookout, where there is ample opportunity for plenty of photos. Then its on to the Devils Kitchen for more photo opportunities and a short 5 minute walk to the Tasmans Arch for more breathtaking views. Enjoy some time at the Blowhole where lunch can be bought during the summer months (during the winter, lunch will be at the Port Arthur Historic Site). Once arriving at the Port Arthur Historic Site the ruins can be explored with a 20-minute harbor cruise along the way. Enjoy a relaxing trip back into Hobart where your journey ends.

$129.86 Outdoor Activities

Tasman Peninsula Day Hike - A Day at Cape Hauy - Departs Hobart

Departs Hobart - 8:30AM (hotel pick up prior).  Scenic drive to the stunning Tasman Peninsula, via the seaside towns of Dunalley & Eagle Hawk Neck, learning the harsh convict history from this natural prison.  Enjoy morning tea with hot coffee while looking over the map for the days walk. Fresh baked goods and Tassie fruit.  The hike to Cape Hauy is a 8KM return walk. The first section is a great warm up for the day. The trail work is some of the best in the country, pleasantly placed rock steps, skirting the coastline then winding up in-land.  Cape Hauy is the last leg of the newly opened Three Capes Track, jutting out into the Tasman Sea, the track concludes on the cliffs edge, 150M above the water. Enjoy panoramic views to Cape Pillar, Hippolyte Rock and Maria Island.  View spectacular dolerite columns, popular with dare-devil climbers. Gaze over the sea stacks known as the "Candlestick" and "Totem Pole".  On returning to Fortescue Bay, enjoy a BBQ afternoon lunch by the beach with a glass of wine or local beer. Soak your toe in the water, have a swim or walk the beach before we hit the road home. Arrive back to Hobart approx. 5:30PM (hotel drop offs).  Walking time: 4 hours | Walking distance: 8KM | Track Rating 4: Steep stair sections, undulating terrain, exposed cliff lines, board walked with signed tracks.  Food: morning tea, trail snacks, afternoon lunch.  Drinks: Coffee, tea, water, wine and beer.  Terrain; Beach, rock stairs, gravel paths, coastal.  The Tasman is home to arguably some of Australia's greatest day walks, although this has for so long been over shadowed by the famous Port Arthur historic site. Travellers wanting more than convict history, will be rewarded with a day trip like no other. The tallest sea cliffs in the country, the best track work in the country, the best day walk in Australia? You be the judge, join us for a memorable day to Cape Hauy.

$291.45 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Walking Holiday: Maria Island Grand Picnic and Tasman Peninsula Hike

Each day the tour departs Hobart - 8:30AM (hotel pick up prior). Returns to Hobart approx. 5:30PM (6:30PM for Maria Island day)  Day one - Wednesday - Maria Island Grand Picnic - Walking, Wildlife, Food and Wine.  Drive to Triabunna (70mins), Boat trip to Darlington (30mins) Morning Tea before ferry. We view the map and give welcome to the Island. Freshly brewed tea and coffee, light snack.  Spend the morning walking to the Fossil Cliffs (2hr hours loop), enjoying the views of Bishop and Clerk and watching the local wildlife in their natural environment. Gourmet lunch will be served outdoors or inside "The Mess Hall' convict building. All produce  is sourced locally and represents Tasmania's fresh, world-class reputation for fine food.. The afternoon will be spent walking to the vibrant Painted Cliffs* (1 hour return) and learning about the rich natural and cultural history of the island.       After the walk, the remainder of our time on Maria Island will be spent tasting premium local wines, relaxing by the beach and keeping an eye out for more wildlife. Terrain; Beach walking, mixed forest, cliff-lines, short hills and historic sites.  *Access to the painted cliffs is tide dependent. Day two Thursday - Tasman Peninsula - A Day to Cape Hauy - A taste of the 3 capes track.  Scenic drive via the seaside towns of Dunalley & Eagle Hawk Neck, learning the harsh convict history from this natural prison.  Enjoy morning tea with hot coffee while looking over the map for the days walk. Fresh baked goods and Tassie fruit.  The hike to Cape Hauy is a 8KM return walk. The first section is a great warm up for the day. The trail work is some of the best in the country, pleasantly placed rock steps, skirting the coastline then winding up in-land.  Cape Hauy is the last leg of the newly opened Three Capes Track, jutting out into the Tasman Sea, the track concludes on the cliffs edge, 150M above the water. Enjoy panoramic views to Cape Pillar, Hippolyte Rock and Maria Island.  View spectacular dolerite columns popular with dare-devil climbers. Sea stacks known as the "Candlestick" and "Totem Pole" are you may be pleased to know, not a part of this great short walk. On returning to Fortescue Bay, enjoy a BBQ afternoon lunch by the beach with a glass of wine or local beer with your toes in the clear waters. Enjoy a swim or walk the beach before we hit the road home. Walking time: 4 hours | Walking distance: 8KM | Track Rating 4: Steep stair sections, undulating terrain, exposed cliff lines, board walked with signed tracks.  Food: morning tea, trail snacks, afternoon lunch.  Terrain; Beach, rock stairs, gravel paths, coastal. 

$247.18 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Walking Holiday: Mount Field Wilderness Walk and Tasman Peninsula Cape Hauy

Departs Hobart - 8:30AM (hotel pick up prior) - Both days. Returns to Hobart approx. 5:30PM (hotel drop offs)  Day one - Monday or Thursday: Tasman Peninsula - Cape Huay Scenic drive via the seaside towns of Dunalley & Eagle Hawk Neck, learning the harsh convict history from this natural prison.  Enjoy morning tea with hot coffee while looking over the map for the days walk. Fresh baked goods and Tassie fruit.  The hike to Cape Hauy is a 8KM return walk. The first section is a great warm up for the day. The trail work is some of the best in the country, pleasantly placed rock steps, skirting the coastline then winding up in-land.  Cape Hauy is the last leg of the newly opened Three Capes Track, jutting out into the Tasman Sea, the track concludes on the cliffs edge, 150M above the water. Enjoy panoramic views to Cape Pillar, Hippolyte Rock and Maria Island.  View spectacular dolerite columns popular with dare-devil climbers. Sea stacks known as the "Candlestick" and "Totem Pole" are you may be pleased to know, not a part of this great short walk. On returning to Fortescue Bay, enjoy a BBQ afternoon lunch by the beach with a glass of wine or local beer with your toes in the clear waters. Enjoy a swim or walk the beach before we hit the road home. Walking time: 4 hours | Walking distance: 8KM | Track Rating 4: Steep stair sections, undulating terrain, exposed cliff lines, board walked with signed tracks. Terrain: Beach, rock stairs, gravel paths, coastal.  Day two- Tuesday or Friday: Mount Field National Park Scenic journey along the Derwent River into the country side. Morning tea at local farm shop, produce seasonally available.  Drive the stunning roadway to Mount Fields alpine zone and ski fields.  Hike to the Tarn Shelf, 2.5 hrs, via Lake Seal Lookout, Rodway Hut, returning via the Pencil Pines of the Pandani Grove Walk - 6KM. Enjoy lunch in a mountain hut or if weather permits, outside overlooking the Tarn Shelf and Broad River Valley.  The afternoon we travel back down to the Tall Trees and Russell Falls Walk.  This 1hr walk takes us under huge tree ferns and giant eucalyptus forests to the famous Russell and Horse-shoe Falls - 2km. Before days end, enjoy a glass of Tasmanian wine and reflect on the wonderful World Heritage Wilderness of Mt. Field.  Walking time: 4 hours | Walking distance: 9KM | Track Rating 4: Some steep sections, loose rocks, exposed, partly board walked with signed tracks.  Food: morning tea (plunger coffee/tea), lunch, afternoon wine & cheese.  Terrain; Sub-alpine, mixed forest, rain forest, ski fields. 

$398.44 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Walking Holiday: Mount Field Wilderness Walk Tasman Peninsula and Maria Island

Tasman Peninsula - Monday & Thursday Scenic drive to the stunning Tasman Peninsula, via the seaside towns of Dunalley & Eagle Hawk Neck, learning the harsh convict history from this natural prison.  Enjoy morning tea with hot coffee, fresh baked goods and Tassie fruit, while overlooking the map for the days walk. The hike to Cape Hauy is a 8KM return walk. The trail work is some of the best in the country, pleasantly placed rock steps, skirting the coastline then winding up in-land.  Cape Hauy juts out into the Tasman Sea, the track concludes on the cliffs edge, 150M above the water.  On returning to Fortescue Bay, enjoy a BBQ afternoon lunch by the beach with a glass of wine or local beer. Walking time: 4 hours | Walking distance: 8KM | Track Rating 4: Many rock-stairs, undulating terrain, exposed cliff lines, board walked with easy signed tracks.  Terrain; Beach, rock stairs, gravel paths, coastal. Mt. Field Wilderness Walks - Tuesday & Friday Morning tea with coffee and baked goods at local farm shop, produce seasonally available.  Hike to the Tarn Shelf, 2.5 hrs, via Lake Seal Lookout, Rodway Hut, returning via the Pencil Pines of the Pandani Grove Walk - 6KM. - this walk involves some short, but steep up hill sections with some loose rocks.  Enjoy lunch in a mountain hut or if weather permits, outside overlooking the Tarn Shelf and Broad River Valley.  The second1 hour walk takes us under huge tree ferns and giant eucalyptus forests, some of the tallest trees on earth! Continue on to Horse-shoe falls Tasmania's most celebrated waterfall, Russell Falls. Where you can enjoy some wine. Walking time: 4 hours | Walking distance: 9KM | Track Rating 4: Some steep sections, loose rocks, exposed, partly board walked with signed tracks. Terrain; Sub-alpine, mixed forest, rain forest, ski fields.  Maria Island Grand Picnic - Wednesday& Saturday Morning Tea before ferry departure - we view map and give welcome to the Island. Freshly brewed tea and coffee, light snack.  Spend the morning walking to the Fossil Cliffs (1.5 hours loop), enjoying the views of Bishop and Clerk and watching the local wildlife in their natural environment. Gourmet lunch will be served outdoors or inside a world heritage listed convict building.  The afternoon will be spent walking to the vibrant Painted Cliffs (1 hour return) and learning about the rich natural and cultural history of the island.       After the walk, relax on the beach tasting premium local wines, keeping an eye out for more wildlife. Walking time: 3 hours | Walking distance: 8KM | Track Rating 2: undulating hills, wildlife encounters, exposed cliff lines, gravel roads with signed tracks. Terrain; Beach, rocks, gravel paths, coastal.