Tasmania
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  • Strahan: Gordon River Cruise with Buffet Lunch

    1. Strahan: Gordon River Cruise with Buffet Lunch

    Experience a multi-award-winning cruise in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Depart from Strahan on Tasmania's west coast and embark on a half-day adventure on the Gordon River aboard a sleek, purpose-built tour vessel, the "Spirit of the Wild". Cruise across Macquarie Harbour to Hells Gates and then on to Gordon River while taking in the tranquil surroundings. Listen as your dedicated guides and character-based interpretation will take you through the history of this remarkable place.

    Later, enjoy a buffet lunch or snack of local Tasmanian foods and beverages.

    Complimentary Tasmanian red, white, and sparkling wines are available for Premiere Upper Deck guests, as well as beer, juice, tea, and espresso coffee. A cash bar is available on the vessel's Main Deck. This Gordon River cruise uniquely offers commentaries in German, French, Cantonese,...

    We were welcomed and assisted by happy, friendly & knowledgeable people. Everything was clean and our buffet lunch was spot on. Lovely vessel and staff. Stunning part of the world! Thank you so much

  • From Coles Bay: Wineglass Bay Cruise with Lunch

    2. From Coles Bay: Wineglass Bay Cruise with Lunch

    Take advantage of a rare opportunity to experience Wineglass Bay from the water. Step aboard Schouten Passage II for an unforgettable 4.5-hour cruise. During the tour, an experienced and friendly crew will guide you through the sights and history of the Freycinet Peninsula. 

    Depart from Freycinet National Park, located approximately 2.5 to 3-hours drive from Hobart. Cruise from the gentle shores of Coles Bay to one of the world’s most beautiful beaches.

    Gaze at the sheer granite cliffs, get up close to the wildlife and learn about the landmarks, wildlife, and history during an informative on-board commentary. Enjoy a ploughman's style lunch. Local beverages and wines are available for purchase in nature's best wine bar. The Vista Lounge offers floor-to-ceiling windows, comfortable indoor and spacious outdoor viewing decks, baby changing facilities, and di...

    Crew and staff were knowledgeable and so friendly made the day fun and an amazing day so glad to have experienced so much

  • Strahan: World Heritage Cruise on Gordon River with Lunch

    3. Strahan: World Heritage Cruise on Gordon River with Lunch

    Your cruise includes lunch, a 1-hour guided tour on Sarah Island, a 30-minute walk at Heritage Landing on the Gordon River and a tour of Huon Pine Sawmill on return to Strahan. When booking, you can choose standard, premium or gold seating. Climb aboard a purpose-built catamaran that departs from Strahan Wharf and heads towards Hells Gates, the narrow-channel entrance to Macquarie Harbor. Pass ocean trout and Atlantic salmon farms en-route to Sarah Island. Take a 1-hour guided tour of the island to learn about the harsh conditions of Tasmania's first penal settlement. From Sarah Island, travel into the majestic world heritage listed Gordon River. Rediscover serenity while gliding deep into the ancient rainforest. Disembark at Heritage Landing for a stroll through the hushed, lichen-covered rainforest. Marvel at one of the forest's oldest inhabitants, a 2000-year-old Huon Pine. Your c...

    A wonderful day spent gliding down the picturesque Gordon River. So peaceful and the crew were absolutely amazing. We were served a scrumptious lunch and had drinks available. What more could we ask for??

  • Bruny Island: Full-Day Food, Lighthouse & Sightseeing Tour

    4. Bruny Island: Full-Day Food, Lighthouse & Sightseeing Tour

    The ultimate way to experience Bruny Island’s wild beauty, history, and delicious foods! Hotel pick-up and drop-off, roundtrip ferry ride,  a lighthouse tour, tastings and lunch included.  Marvel at the views from scenic lookouts at Adventure Bay, The Neck Lookout, Cape Bruny. Spot echidnas, white wallabies, seabirds and wildflowers. Be guided through the Mount Mangana Rainforests and tour the inside of Cape Bruny Lighthouse.  Savor a delicious lunch featuring locally caught fish, Tasmanian beef and lamb. Taste locally-made artisan cheeses, chocolates, fudge, and honey. Enjoy some short walks or a paddle in the cool ocean waters of the Tasman Sea. Enjoy locally-grown island produce at lunch.

    Enjoyed the visit to Bruny Island. Guide was good, food excellent the only thing missing was no tea or coffee offered at morning tea.

  • Hobart: Sunset Dinner Cruise

    5. Hobart: Sunset Dinner Cruise

    Prepare to discover the very best of Hobart by night on a sunset cruise around the river and harbor aboard a charming boat while you indulge in a tasty 3-course meal.  Admire historic buildings and features of geographical interest and while cruising at a relaxed pace See local hotspots such as the Botanical Gardens, Government House, Battery Point, Sandy Bay, and the casino. Sit back and unwind as the onboard skipper enthralls you with comprehensive commentary about the Port of Hobart and highlights various points of interest before you are treated to the delicious food that is prepared and served on board.

    The Sunset Dinner Cruise was excellent. The meal was excellent. The fillet of salmon was huge and so delicious. The only problem we had was when dining, we could not hear the commentary because of a niisy tanle of women next to us. The waiter did offer to Sk them to tone it down. Everything was really great. I would highly recommend this trip.

  • Hobart: Bruny Island Gourmet Sightseeing Day Tour

    6. Hobart: Bruny Island Gourmet Sightseeing Day Tour

    Explore Bruny Island’s spectacular landscapes, gourmet produce, and inspiring locals on a small group tour of around 20 passengers, plus your knowledgeable local guide. Tours depart daily from Hobart and local accommodation. Relax and enjoy this fully inclusive experience showcasing the best of Bruny Island. Try cheeses, oysters, fudge, premium wines, honey and mead. Meet some of the island’s artisan producers, people who put their energy and spirit into handcrafting these renowned products. Stop for a delicious lunch at Pennicott’s beachside restaurant with sweeping views of Adventure Bay.  Throughout the day you'll see incredible scenery. At The Neck, see the narrow isthmus stretch away south in graceful curves. Take a stroll and leave your footprints in the sand of a deserted beach. The light bush of the northern island gives way to the dense rainforest of the south's Mavista Rain...

    Don’t have breakfast and chances are you won’t need dinner either. So much beautiful food to taste. Our guide was fantastic and made sure we didn’t miss anything.

  • Launceston: Tamar Valley Wine Tour with Lunch

    7. Launceston: Tamar Valley Wine Tour with Lunch

    Taste around 25 wines at four wine cellars and enjoy a tasty lunch on a winery tour of the Tamar Valley in Tasmania. Meet your guide at your hotel and climb aboard the air-conditioned vehicle to head straight to your first vineyard in the Tamar Valley. Learn about the world-class cool-climate wines produced in the region. Discover the history of the wines of Tasmania and the grape varieties nurtured in the vineyards. Enjoy a generous lunch with a glass of wine at one of the stops. As you visit the four wineries, hear stories from your experienced wine tour guide and passionate cellar door staff, some of whom are winemakers. Get some wine tasting tips and receive wine recommendations. Judge the wines you taste. Enjoy opportunities to purchase wines and ship them home or join wine clubs. After the tour ends, you will be safely transported back to your accommodation in Launceston.

  • Bruny Island Wilderness Coast Eco-Tour from Hobart

    8. Bruny Island Wilderness Coast Eco-Tour from Hobart

    Experience Bruny Island on a full-day eco-adventure from Hobart. Experienced guides will make your adventure fun, entertaining, and informative. The meeting point is quite central, just a short walk or taxi ride from most Hobart hotels.

    Check-in at 7:30 AM then enjoy a scenic bus tour from Hobart to Bruny Island. After the ferry crossing, savor sightseeing and morning tea on Bruny Island. Morning tea is a freshly baked blueberry muffin and a hot or cold drink.

    Listen to live commentary on the bus on the way to the cruise departure point at Adventure Bay. Embark on a 3-hour wilderness cruise on a custom-built boat. Explore the rugged coastline, cruising beneath high sea cliffs and entering deep sea caves. Encounter seals, dolphins and whales.

    At the end of your cruise, enjoy lunch at a local restaura...

    I cannot believe the fantastic service we received. From check in to bus trip to boat trip to food and drink service and our delivery back home to our door. The staff are extremely friendly funny knowledgeable and helpful. Couldn’t recommend them more. Take this trip you won’t be disappointed!

  • Launceston: 4-Hour Batman Bridge Luncheon Cruise

    9. Launceston: 4-Hour Batman Bridge Luncheon Cruise

    Cruise into the magical Cataract Gorge and through Launceston's riverfront precinct, heading north past Tamar Island, historical buildings, churches, pubs, and significant homesteads. You can sample the rich diversity of life as you cruise past quaint riverfront communities, vineyards and farms, to the notable Batman Bridge. Tamer Valley is steeped with romance and studded with tales of bushrangers, explorers, and gold diggers. Australia's longest navigable estuarine river, it has many natural coves and protected inlets that provide a sanctuary for thousands of native water birds that can only be seen on the river. All cruises depart from and return to Home Point Cruise Terminal, which is a taxi ride only 5 minutes from most CBD accommodations. Home Point is a pleasant 15 minute walk from the city center, and guests are kindly asked to be at the cruise terminal 30 minutes prior to depa...

    It was very scenic. The Captain was knowledgeable and fun. Food, cheese and wine delicious. Hostess friendly and effeccient

  • Hobart: Historic Lunch Cruise

    10. Hobart: Historic Lunch Cruise

    Starting from Murray Street Pier, the cruise heads south to Battery Point and Sandy Bay, passing by the oldest casino in Australia. You'll then cruise across the Derwent River to the Eastern Shore, Bellerive, and Kangaroo Bluff, before travelling under the Tasman Bridge. You'll head back via the Royal Botanic Garden and Government House. The boat trip will take about 1.5 hours, with the captain providing an interesting live commentary to tell you what to look out for. Onboard, you'll enjoy a one-course meal. Choose from steak, crumbed fish, chicken schnitzel or a veggie patty.

    Lovely cruise, affordable, friendly staff, child friendly. Food was delicious. Skipper very lovely and great knowledge and information.

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What people are saying about Tasmania

Wonderful day full of good wine,food and meeting a great group of people. Our guide Patrick was very knowledgeable and interesting and a lot of fun. Best wine tour we have ever experienced Thank you Patrick. Very highly recommended

A wonderful day spent gliding down the picturesque Gordon River. So peaceful and the crew were absolutely amazing. We were served a scrumptious lunch and had drinks available. What more could we ask for??

Don’t have breakfast and chances are you won’t need dinner either. So much beautiful food to taste. Our guide was fantastic and made sure we didn’t miss anything.

Awesome tour guide, and the best scenery of the island. Can’t wait to book again in the coming holidays with my daughter..

Very interesting house and distillery. Friendly staff and great food.