Grand Hobart Scenic, Mt Wellington, Richmond and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary Full Day Bus Tour (Depart from Hobart)

Monday to Friday  (Nov 1 - Apr 30) / Tue, Thurs and Fri (May 1 - Oct 31)
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Adult (16+ yrs)
AUD$166.00$175.00
Child (4-15yrs)
AUD$83.00$87.00
Infant (under 3 yrs)
AUD$0.00

Tour Information

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  • All Day Trip: Departs Hobart at 9:15am, return at 5:30pm 
  • Duration: 8.25 Hours (9:15am - 5:30pm).
  • Monday to Friday  (Nov 1 - Apr 30) / Tue, Thurs and Fri (May 1 - Oct 31)

You can discover Hobart in a day – Mt Wellington/kunanyi summit, Hobart city, historical Richmond and concluding the bus tour at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, getting up-close with wonderful Tasmania native animals.

This is truly the ultimate tour to ensure you see as much of Hobart and surrounds in one day as possible. Perfect for those with little time in Hobart. We travel up to the summit of Mt Wellington, where the views over Hobart and beyond are breathtaking, travelling back down we start a comprehensive tour with a local guide through the streets of Hobart, stopping at places like the Royal Botanic Gardens (optional), the exterior ruins of the Female Factory and Rosny Hill Lookout.

In the afternoon meet the furry little Tasmanian Devils as well as many other Australian animals at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. We will have approximately 1 hour at Richmond and 1 hour at Bonorong.

Highlights

Mt Wellington

  • On a clear day the views from Mt Wellington are stunning.
  • In the winter perhaps you will be playing in the snow – whatever the weather – take the opportunity to visit iconic Mt Wellington, the traditional indigenous name in Palawa Kani language is kunanyi
  • See St David’s Park
  • Cascade Valley – home of the Cascade Brewery and Gardens
  • On this tour we pass through various eco systems and experience the harsh alpine environment of the mountain.
  • View the massive rock formation of the Organ Pipes
  • kunanyi/Mt Wellington summit – a harsh rocky alpine environment affording unsurpassed views on a clear day
  • The summit of Mt Wellington offers a panoramic spectacle of Hobart town, its surrounding suburbs, vast waterways of the Derwent River
  • Option to walk and view the exterior of the Cascade Brewery
  • Cascade Gardens
  • After our descent from the mountain, we have a brief visit to view the exterior ruins of the Cascades Female Factory – a one time female prison – for an insight into the lives of the women convicts once imprisoned there.

City Tour

  • Sullivan’s Cove – Hobart’s birthplace and ferry terminal
  • Parliament House
  • Salamanca Place – Georgian style warehouses now restored as restaurants, galleries and pubs
  • St. David’s Park
  • South Hobart at the foot of Mt. Wellington
  • St. David’s Cathedral
  • Treasury Building and Franklin Square
  • GPO and Hobart Town Hall
  • Penitentiary Chapel
  • Queen’s Domain and Government House
  • Victoria Dock and Constitution Dock
  • Enjoy some free time to see the exquisite Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (optional)

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Historic Richmond

  • Travel across the Tasman Bridge into the Coal River Valley and onto Richmond – a unique and historic town resplendent with mellow stone cottages, classic Georgian mansions and home to the oldest convict built road bridge in Australia and the oldest operating Catholic Church
  • Stroll along the picturesque Coal River and through the village.
  • Enjoy browsing the many shops and galleries for unique gifts or souvenirs.
  • Perhaps taste some local produce from one of the many cafes and restaurants
  • Richmond map and discount coupons
  • The bus tour moves on to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in the Brighton Valley where you will have your chance to come closer than ever to something wild and fragile.
  • A wildlife sanctuary run by a passionate team of people, it is also a successful breeding site for the unique and often misunderstood Tasmanian Devil (traditional indigenous name in Palawa Kani language is ‘purinina’).
  • Be amazed by what you will learn when taking part in an up-close encounter with ‘The Devil’ and other Tasmanian and Australian native animals.
  • Stroll the grounds of the sancturary and hand feed the animals that roam free.
  • You will have great photo opportunities on this fun-filled day.

Tour Inclusions

  • Live commentary
  • Bus tour to Richmond
  • Bonorong entry fee.

Tour Exclusions

  • Travel Insurance
  • Personnel Expense
  • Meals and Drinks

Transportation

  • Pick up from Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre and return to Brooke Street Pier.

Notices

  • Any prices listed are in the currency of Australian dollar (AUD).
  • Children aged 4 – 13 years receive up to 50% discount off the Adult fare unless otherwise stated.
  • Adult fares apply to persons 14 years and over
  • It is highly recommended that infants and younger children be seated in an appropriate child restraint seat (with extension cable). These can be hired locally, or the customer may bring their own. If needing to hire locally, your agent or hotel/concierge may be able to assist you.
  • Infants and children under 7 years must not travel in the first two rows of the coach on a Public Day Tour.
  • Please wait at the designated stop location 5 minutes prior to pick up time.

What to bring

  • Sensible shoes for walking
  • A variety of warm clothing, beanie/hat/gloves
  • Weatherproof jacket if possible
  • Hat/Sunscreen
  • Water Bottle, Snacks, Lunch (or buy it on the day)
  • Sense of adventure

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