Day trip

Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area: Day Tour

Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area: Day Tour

From US$ 444.31 per person

Enjoy a memorable day trip to one of the most isolated National Parks in Australia by fixed-wing aeroplane. This tour includes two scenic flights, a boat cruise of Bathurst Harbor and Port Davey, as well as a ground tour of Melaleuca.

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Duration 8 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover 4 different National Parks and a Marine Reserve
  • Experience untouched nature on a 7-8 hour adventure
  • Explore incredibly remote waterways and wilderness on a boat cruise of Bathurst Harbor
  • Savor delicious food and refreshments made from local Tasmanian produce
Full description
Depart Cambridge Aerodrome, located 20-minutes drive from central Hobart, for an unforgettable tour by air to a remote area of Tasmania’s South West coast. It is one of only two places in the world that have 7 out of 10 criteria for world heritage listing. Fly over Hobart’s eastern suburbs and the Derwent River along the D’Entrecasteaux Channel.  On the 50-minute scenic flight, fly past Recherche Bay to Tasmanian’s most southern point, South East Cape. Leave the city behind as the aircraft enters the vast south-west west wilderness following the South Coast Track to Melaleuca. Land in Melaleuca and board a boat for a short cruise into Bathurst Harbor.  See the remote Celery Top Islands and take a short bush walk in the wilderness. Experience untouched landscape while breathing the cleanest air in the world. Enjoy a delicious lunch of Tasmanian produce and wine in a special remote location. Returning to Melaleuca, explore the area, visit the Deny King Bird Hide, and enjoy the Needwonnee Aboriginal Walk, an interpretive boardwalk. Later in the afternoon, board the aircraft for the return 50-minute scenic journey to Hobart.
Includes
  • Lunch with Tasmanian Wine (Please advise of any allergies)
  • 2 x 50-minute scenic flights in a fixed-wing plane
  • Boat trip to Bathurst Harbor
  • Coffee and Refreshments
  • Live commentary from your pilot
  • Guided ground tour in Melaleuca
  • All National Park fees
  • Landing and facility fees
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You must fill out a travel information form
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Please be at Cambridge Aerodrome 30 minutes prior to departure.

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Warm clothing

    Know before you go

    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Advise any dietary requirements when booking
    • A small amount of walking is involved in this activity
    • Hotel pick-up and drop off is included or alternatively you can self-drive to Cambridge Aerodrome (approx 20-minutes) and enjoy free parking
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    Fabulous views on the flight both ways, scenic coastlines of cliffs, beaches and islands and on return the mountains! Loved the boat trip on Bathurst Harbour and the side trips and short walks to enjoy the fabulous views. Our guide was friendly and knowledgeable. The morning tea and lunch were great and enjoyed with a Tasmanian Pinot noir. It was also interesting to learn some historical information about the area.

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    February 24, 2021

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    Product ID: 165351