Spend the day in the wilderness on a full-day excursion to Russell Falls waterfalls in Mt. Field National Park from Hobart. Experience the tranquility of pristine rainforest, tall tree ferns, and majestic cascades of ice cool water
What to Expect
Skirt Mt. Wellington and follow the Derwent River for this full-day scenic tour to Russell Falls in Mt. Field National Park. Look for native birds along the shores of the Derwent River, before reaching the beautiful Derwent Valley with its tiny towns.
View New Norfolk, the heart of the Derwent Valley, passing through hop fields. Visit Salmon Ponds, the oldest trout hatchery in the Southern Hemisphere. Then enjoy a delightful complimentary morning tea or coffee.
Feed the trout and salmon, and look around the Museum of Trout Fishing and Tasmanian Angling Hall of Fame, set within the original English parklands. Learn about events that describe Tasmania's rich angling history and the significant contribution of trout fishing pioneers to Tasmania's renowned trout fishery.
Experience the stillness of rainforest fern glades at Mt. Field National Park. Majestic tall tree ferns provide a canopy for a delightful walk alongside a forest stream, where you will come to the spectacle of Russell Falls.
Lunch is available at your own expense at the Waterfalls Cafe. Return alongside the Derwent River, crossing Bowen Bridge. In season, you can purchase fresh raspberries from roadside stalls.
- Hotel pick-up
- Guided coach tour
- Morning tea
- Entry to Salmon Ponds
- Entry to Mt. Field National Park
- Local taxes and fees