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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary Half-Day Tour from Hobart

4.6 / 5

43 reviews

Activity provider: Gray Line Tasmania

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary Half-Day Tour from Hobart

Activity provider: Gray Line Tasmania

From US$ 75.95 per person

Learn about Australia's native animals during a half-day excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Departing from Hobart, enjoy a tour of the town before making your way to the reserve. After your guided tour, head to Richmond to explore on your own.

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Duration 4 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a tour of the city of Hobart on your way out of town
  • Enjoy close-up experiences of Australian animals at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Visit Richmond, one of Australia's most unique and historic towns
Full description
Spend a half day learning about Australia's native animals and history. Visit Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary for close-up experiences of Australian animals, and spend time in Richmond, a Georgian-style village resplendent with mellow stone cottages. Your tour begins with a visit to Constitution Dock and the ABC buildings, Hobart's original sandstone railway station. Then head out on the Brooker Highway toward Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Once there, spend time getting warm and friendly with a Tasmanian devil! Take a guided tour and learn the habits of native animals. See quolls, wombats, sugar gliders, koalas, cockatoos, echidnas, kangaroos, wallabies, and more. Next, visit Richmond, one of Australia's most unique and historic towns. Take time to explore the bridge, the Gaol, convict-built homes, small cottages, and shops and restaurants.
Includes
  • Courtesy hotel pick-up
  • Transportation to/from Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Entry to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Close encounters with animals
  • Tour of Richmond
  • Hotel drop off
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Brooke Street Pier, Hobart.

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  • Please wait outside your hotel 5 minutes prior to pick-up time. Pick-up times may vary depending on traffic. There are no hotel drop offs after morning tours. To ensure a hotel pick-up please make sure you have made a reservation with Gray Line or your hotel.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 43 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.3/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.9/5

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It was raining that day, so I joined the tour in a hurry, but thanks to the rain calming down during the tour, I was able to enjoy it very much. We saw the famous Richmond Bridge and even met the Tasmanian Devil at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary! In particular, the kangaroo feeding was so cute that everyone was used to it and was healed! The explanation of the driver to go was also good. I thought the speed of the bus was very fast when going from Richmond to Bonolon and on the way back, but it was a wonderful experience because I really enjoyed it.

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November 16, 2022

It's a basic set up and if it was just about the displays would be ranked poor. BUT, when you find out it's a fully volunteer and self funded wildlife rescue operation, staffed 24/7 to co ordinate the saving, healing and rehabilitating injured animals back into the wild, you realise just how much they do and deserve every dollar of their entry fee, plus more if you can afford it.

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April 5, 2022

It was great. I would like the tour to be a little longer, as I did not have much time to feed the kangaroos. And also I felt it was a bit rushed in Richmond. But overall it was great, and the driver/guide is an amazing friendly person. Totally recommend it!

January 9, 2020

Product ID: 29679