Australian Fur Seal
From: $3,830 USD
Duration: 4 days/ 3 nights
Type: Private Charter.
Departs: On Request
Interests: Birds, Land Mammals & Marsupials, Marine Mammals, Reptiles & Amphibians.
Price per person based on double occupancy, including touring, meals & accommodation.Single supplements apply. Black-out dates may apply. Pricing is subject to availability and all prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change without notice. Currency fluctuations may affect prices as quotes based on AUD. Prices are current at time of posting (1/4/2021) and may differ when you book your travel. Please contact us for our current pricing and itinerary details*
About Premier Travel Tasmania:
Premier Travel Tasmania has been offering refined encounters with nature across the ‘island state’ for over 20 years. The company’s promise to share the diverse flora & fauna, pristine wilderness, rich heritage, gourmet food & wine and local characters, inextricably connects guests to what is quintessentially Tasmania. At the core of the company’s ethos is to preserve Tasmania’s endemic wildlife and their natural habitats, with major contributions provided towards saving the Tasmania Devil from habitat loss and disease.
Guests will be met by their expert local guide before venturing into Mount Field National Park, the oldest National Park in Tasmania. The landscapes are diverse, ranging from lush eucalyptus temperate rainforests to alpine moorland. Guides will provide interpretation along the rainforest walk to Russell Falls, Horseshoe Falls and the Tall Trees, some of the tallest trees in the world.
This cool temperate rainforest allows guests the opportunity to search for some of Tasmanians 12 endemic bird species including Scrubtit, Black Currawong and Tasmanian Thornbill. After lunch, there an opportunity to observe the unique duck bill and webbed feet of Platypus in the wild. This semiaquatic, egg-laying monotreme is endemic to eastern Australia including Tasmania and is a recognisable and iconic symbol of Australia.
Accommodation: Hobart Grand Chancellor (Harbour view room), Meals: Lunch
Suggested Luxury Accommodation: Signature Suite Islington Hotel
Boarding an award winning cruise, guests will explore waterfalls, sea cliffs, archways and deep sea caves that host an abundance of marine wildlife including Australian Fur Seals, migrating Humpback Whales (seasonal) as well as Common and Bottlenose Dolphins.
As the cruise ventures into the Southern Ocean taking in the historic and famous Tasman Island, pelagic species of sea birds can be spotted including Shy, Wandering and Black-browed Albatross, Short-tailed and Sooty Shearwaters, Australasian Gannets and White-bellied Sea Eagles.
After lunch, guests will check into accommodation for the night nestled between a beautiful beach and forest. This also provides the opportunity to further explore the Tasman Peninsula in search of wallabies, possums, White-bellied Sea Eagles and Black-faced Cormorants.
Accommodation: Stewarts Bay Lodge (1 bed cabin), Meals: Breakfast/ Lunch
Suggested Luxury Accommodation: Saffire Freycinet - with this option, guests will transfer from Hobart straight to the Freycinet area.
Upon leaving the Tasman Peninsula, guests will be captivated by a scenic drive passing coastal fishing villages along the stunning east coast, before arriving at the renowned Freycinet Peninsula; with its exceptional beauty, pristine white sandy beaches and granite coastline. A stop at the internationally significant RAMSAR wetland, Moulting Lagoon, provides the opportunity to observe important breeding grounds for various waterfowl and wetland birds, and a destination for migratory birds.
An expert guide will lead an interpreted walk to the world famous Wineglass Bay, bound to provide spectacular photo opportunities. In the evening, a night tour offers guests the rare chance to observe Little Penguins, as they make their way from the ocean to their burrows and rookery.
Accommodation: Beachfront Bicheno (Seaview room), Meals: Breakfast/ Lunch
Suggested Luxury Accommodation: Saffire Freycinet
After a relaxed morning continue back to Hobart where your guide will transfer you to the Hobart Airport or accommodation.
Group Size: Maximum of 12 guests
Pick-up and Drop Off Point: Hobart
Pick-up and Drop-off Time: Customised depnding on interests
Languages: Fully guided German, French, Spanish, Portuguese private touring throughout Tasmania.