Tasmania Tours

Tasmania, Australia, is a large island just over 150 miles from the mainland, and is its southernmost state. Roughly the size of West Virginia and the twenty sixth largest island in the world, Tasmania has five diverse regions to explore. The state offers a complete experience, whether you want to be very active or a little more laid back. It offers unique scenery and wildlife, world-class wine and food, fascinating history, and convict heritage sites such as Port Arthur. While planning your trip, you may care to discover more about our vast array of activities. Start your adventure with the exhilarating overnight ferry trip from Melbourne or fly direct from Sydney, Melbourne, or Brisbane. Tasmania is the ideal destination for your ultimate driving vacation whether you start from Devonport or Launceston in the north, or the capital, Hobart, in the south. Just grab a good Tasmanian map and a GPS and away you go! [Click here for Tasmania brochure]

Afternoon Hobart Highlights Half Day Tour

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A Gray Line coach will pick you up from your hotel for your transfer to Brooke Street Pier, the departure point of your tour. At 1.10pm join your coach to commence an afternoon Hobart Highlights tour. See city highlights including Sullivan’s Cove, Salamanca Place and Battery Point before travelling to Richmond, one of Australia’s original historic villages. There is ample time to explore this village which includes the oldest road bridge in Australia, the Richmond Gaol, convict built homes, Georgian homes, galleries and craft shops. Tour concludes at approximately 5.00pm, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.
Inclusions: Hotel pick up and drop off
From $69 per person

Bruny Island Full Day Tour Incl Lunch

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Join your Bruny Island Cruises tour at the Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Waterfront Booking Centre Hobart, on Franklin Wharf next to the Constitution Dock lifting bridge to commence a full day Bruny Island tour. Travel to Kettering where you will then join the transfer to Bruny Island. On the island, join an eco adventure cruise aboard a specialised 12.5 metre vessel which is electronically balanced for high fuel efficiency and features covered  open-aired seating for excellent all round viewing. Travel along the island’s rugged coast and spot sea life and coastal wildlife. View some of Australia’s highest sea cliffs and enter deep sea caves. After the cruise enjoy lunch. Transfer back to Kettering to join the coach transfer back to Hobart. Tour concludes at approximately 5.30pm, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.
Notes & Information: Departs from the Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Waterfront Booking Centre Hobart, on Franklin Wharf next to the Constitution Dock lifting bridge. Passengers should dress warmly allowing for possible cold and windy conditions.  Wet weather gear will be provided on the boat.
Inclusions: Hotel drop off, Return coach transfers from Hobart to Kettering & Bruny Island, a 3 Hour Wilderness Cruise plus Lunch
Exclusions: Hotel pick up
From $189 per person

The Hobart Paddle 2 Hour Tour

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Join your Hobart Adventures tour at Short Beach, Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay Hobart, to commence a Hobart Paddle tour. A Hobart Adventures guide will provide you with the equipment and instruction that you need before taking you out to explore in stable double kayaks. Experience this harbour city from a completely different perspective – by sea kayak. Paddle in small groups along the shoreline of historic Battery Point to Salamanca and “The Docks”. Be part of the vibrant waterfront as you glide past historic tall ships, fishing boats and modern yachts. Not only learn about the city, the mountain and the docks but also enjoy a snack of Hobart’s legendary fish and chips straight from one of the punts – without even having to get out of the kayak. Tour concludes approximately 2 hours after commencement at Sandy Bay.
Twilight tour is also available.
Notes & Information: Departs from Short Beach, Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay, Hobart. Please ensure you take: casual clothing that may get wet such as shorts and T-shirt, footwear (sandals, trainers or thongs), sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, water bottle/drinking water, camera (optional).
Inclusions: All sea kayaking equipment, Life Jacket, Warm polar fleece and spray jacket (if required), Dry bag for personal items, Light snack of fish and chips
Exclusions: Hotel pick up and drop off
From $79 per person

Tasman Island Full Day Tour Including Lunch

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Join your Tasman Island Cruises tour at the Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Waterfront Booking Centre Hobart, on Franklin Wharf next to the Constitution Dock lifting bridge to commence a full day Tasman Island tour. Depart from Hobart and spend a day on the Tasman Peninsula. Robert Pennicott’s award-winning three hour wilderness cruise takes you along the spectacular coastline between Eaglehawk Neck and Port Arthur. See Australia’s highest sea cliffs, enter deep sea caves and join in the search for abundant sea and coastal wildlife such as seals, dolphins and sea birds. The 12.5 metre custom built vessel is electronically balanced for high fuel efficiency and is ide al for viewing the spectacular coastline and wildlife with covered open-aired seating providing an excellent all round view and connection with the environment. After the cruise enjoy lunch followed by a local guided bus tour before returning to Hobart. Tour concludes at approximately 6.00pm, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.
Notes & Information:
Departs from the Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Waterfront Booking Centre Hobart, on Franklin Wharf next to the Constitution Dock lifting bridge.
Passengers should dress warmly allowing for possible cold and windy conditions. Wet weather gear will be provided on the boat.
Inclusions: Hotel drop off, Return coach transfers from Hobart to Tasman Peninsula, a 3 Hour Wilderness Cruise plus Lunch
Exclusions: Hotel pick up
From $189 per person

Port Arthur & Richmond Full Day Tour Incl Lunch
A TC Tours vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a full day Port Arthur & Richmond tour. Drive to Port Arthur with morning tea (included) on arrival, then explore the history of the picturesque ruins and old restored cottages of this once grim penal settlement. After lunch head to Richmond, an historic town which has the oldest convict built bridge and Catholic church in Australia, as well as many shops and galleries to explore. On the way to Richmond marvel at the extraordinary coastal formations – Tasman Arch and Blowhole at beautiful Eaglehawk Neck. Tour concludes at approximately 5.30pm, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.
Inclusions: Hotel pick up and drop off, Lunch & Entry fees
From $325 per person