Do you need some air? Are you looking for a quick weekend getaway? We have you covered! Come down for air, unwind and take some days off exploring Hobart and beyond. Explore Tasmania’s capital city and unplug and recharge in the wilderness of the state’s oldest National Park and the wildlife paradise of Maria Island.

Explore the vibrant waterfront city of Hobart, ascend Mt Wellington for impressive views of southern Tasmania and beyond to the Southern Ocean.

Visit the Bonorong animal sanctuary then explore to the oldest National Park in the state to unwind and take in all its natural beauty, looking at the tallest flowering trees in the world.

Complete your quick getaway with a visit to Maria Island, a nature and wildlife paradise just 90-minutes out of Hobart on Tasmania’s sunny east-coast

TOUR INCLUDES: 

  • 3 day car hire
  • 2 nights’ accommodation
  • 2 x breakfast
  • Entry to Bonorong
  • Maria Island ferry
  • National Park Pass

Car hire includes unlimited kilometers, airport surcharges, optional liability cover, additional driver charges, administration fee and vehicle registration

Day 1 / Friday             ARRIVAL HOBART & MT WELLINGTON / kunanyi 

Welcome to Tasmania! Arrive at Hobart airport and pick up your rental vehicle. Spend the day exploring Tasmania’s capital. Hobart is a quaint city which features many preserved colonial sandstone buildings. Take a scenic drive to the alpine wilderness of Mt Wellington (Kunanyi), the 1270m peak, which provides the dramatic backdrop to the city and offers stunning views (weather dependent). You might like to venture along one of the many tracks. Wellington Park is home to lots of local wildlife, such as the long–nose potoroo, pademelons, bettongs, southern brown and eastern barred bandicoots, possums and eastern quolls.

Inclusions:
Activities: —
Meals: —

Accommodation: 4-star hotel Hobart

Day 2 / Saturday                  

BONORONG AND MT FIELD NATIONAL PARK

This morning get close to Tasmania’s iconic character, the Tasmanian Devil while visiting the Bonorong animal sanctuary. Then travel through the picturesque Derwent Valley dotted with orchards, hop fields and quaint reminders of the historic origins of the area to one of Tasmania’s oldest and most diverse national park – Mount Field. Explore the green forest canopy where you crane your neck to see some of the tallest flowering trees in the world. The majesty of Russell Falls is revealed after a short stroll through the lush rain forest. This cool temperate rainforest gives you the opportunity to search for some of Tasmanians 12 endemic bird species including Scrubtit, Black Currawong and Tasmanian Thornbill.

Inclusions:
Activities: National Parks Pass
Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: 4-star hotel Hobart

 

Day 3 / Sunday                       Maria Island

Escape the city and travel up the scenic East coast to the seaside village of Triabunna. Embark on the ferry, crossing the Mercury Passage to Maria Island National Park. Only a short cruise, but a world away. Enjoy a day of peaceful walking amongst historic ruins, along sweeping bays, rugged fossil cliffs and imposing mountains. Watch for the island’s resident wombats, Cape Barron geese and kangaroos! Return to Hobart later in the afternoon.

Inclusions:
Activities: National Parks Pass
Meals: Breakfast

 

Tour can start any day of the year except Christmas Day, New Years’s Day and Good Friday. Surcharges over festive weekends may be possible.