8 Day Tasmanian Wildlife Encounter small group tour

Day 1 HOBART – STRAHAN

Your first day will take you into the heart of Tasmania’s wilderness and to Tasmania’s dramatic West Coast. In the evening, witness little Penguins coming ashore at Bonnet Island (weather permitting).

Accommodation: Hotel style, 4 star Meals: L

Day 2 STRAHAN – CRADLE MOUNTAIN

Enter the UNESCO World Heritage Wilderness of Cradle Mountain National Park. Begin to unwind to the harmonic sounds found only in this true wilderness.

Accommodation: Lodge style, 4 star Meals: B/L

Day 3 CRADLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

Enjoy an interpreted bush walk through the National Park among Tasmanian rainforest and the native Pandani, the tallest heath plant in the world. Observe native birdlife such as Forest Ravens, Currawongs and Wedge-tailed Eagles.

Accommodation: Lodge style, 4 star Meals: B/L

Day 4 ROCKY CAPE – NARAWNTAPU

Visit Rocky Cape National Park, once a reliable hunting ground for Tasmania’s traditional owners. In the evening, enjoy a wildlife spotlighting expedition in Narawntapu National Park, home to an abundance of kangaroos, wombats, wallabies and many other marsupials.

Accommodation: B&B style, 4 star Meals:            B/D

Day 5 HAWLEY BEACH – BAY OF FIRES – BICHENO

Wake up to a relaxed morning in a traditional Tasmanian homestead before departing for the East Coast. Visit Binalong Bay, located in the Bay of Fires Conservation area, on your way to the seaside village of Bicheno. In the evening, enjoy a Tasmanian Devils after dark experience.

Accommodation: Resort style, 4 star Meals: B/L

Day 6 FREYCINET NATIONAL PARK – WINEGLASS BAY

Today you have ample time to explore the picturesque Freycinet National Park with one of the world’s top 10 beaches, Wineglass Bay. White-bellied sea eagles and Australian gannets are often observed in the area.

Accommodation: Resort style, 4 star Meals: B/L

Day 7 RICHMOND – HOBART

Travel south along the East Coast, visit Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, a centre for native wildlife rescue and rehabilitation. Continue to Hobart via the charming historic township of Richmond.

Accommodation: Hotel style, 4 star Meals: B/L

Day 8 BRUNY ISLAND

Today embark on the award winning Bruny Island Cruise for the opportunity to spot a variety of Southern Ocean marine wildlife and fascinating coastal geology. Enjoy some of Bruny Islands’ culinary delights before concluding the tour in Hobart.

Meals: B/L