Explore Tasmania’s wilderness on our wildlife tours.
Step off the beaten track and immerse yourself in Tasmania’s stunning flora and fauna. The southernmost Australian State is renowned as a prime area for marsupial spotting. Spotted-tailed quolls, kangaroos, wallabies, wombats and our most famous residents, the Tasmanian Devils, are some of the most common animals to observe. Tasmania also provides a sanctuary for an abundance of birdlife sightings. Twelve endemic species call Tasmania their home. Sightings of marine mammals and the only two types of egg-laying mammals, echidnas and platypus, are frequent.
Premier Travel Tasmania’s focus is to observe wildlife in the wild. We provide a rare opportunity to encounter unique, endemic and endangered animals. Learn more about Tasmania’s conservation efforts and success to beat the Devil Facial Tumour Disease. Help to save our most famous carnivorous marsupial from extinction. Listen to the stories of sightings of the believed to be extinct Tasmanian Tiger (thylacine). Be part of our conservation efforts to save Tasmanians unique animals from further extinction. Premier Travel Tasmania works closely with Tasmanian wildlife rescue sanctuaries and contributes to their efforts to keep our Tasmanian species healthy.
Be prepared to meet an abundance of wildlife and spectacular scenery on one of our many tours:
- Get close and personal on Maria Island with its resident wildlife, such as wombats, Cape Barren geese, Forester kangaroos and Tasmanian pademelons. Learn how the introduction of the Tasmanian Devils impacts native birds species and fairy penguins.
- Your guide will introduce you to the many endemic fauna and flora species of the UNESCO world heritage listed Cradle Mountain National Park whilst enjoying picturesque views. Meet your guide at dusk for a night spotlighting tour when our nocturnal marsupials such as wombat, wallaby, eastern quoll and Tasmanian Devil come alive. Join our endangered Tasmanian Devils and Quolls on their night feeding at Devils@Cradle Sanctuary. Learn all about the conservation program in place to beat the Devil Facial Tumour Disease.
- Be mesmerized by the lush forest landscapes at Mount Field National Park. Discover from temperate eucalyptus rainforest to alpine moorland. Explore the green forest canopy where you can crane your neck to see some of the tallest flowering plants in the world. This cool temperate rainforest allows you the opportunity to search for some of Tasmania’s 12 endemic bird species. With a bit of luck, you have a chance for sightings of the unique platypus.
- Explore Freycinet National Park exceptional beauty with its pristine white sandy beaches and granite coastline. Walk the track up to the world-famous Wineglass Bay lookout. Keep an eye out for bottle-nosed dolphin sightings when joining the award-winning 4-hours Wineglass Bay Cruise. Explore the inner passage of remote Schouten Island, home to fairy Penguins and short-tailed shearwaters.