￼After meeting the charismatic residents of Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and an evening in Hobart’s port-side dining district of Salamanca, you’ll stay the night on a beautifully restored tall ship, row a clinker dinghy through the Egg Island Canal and visit the breathtaking Tahune Airwalk. For the finale, take a trip to historic Port Arthur then a fast boat ride around the southern hemisphere’s tallest sea cliffs accompanied by pods of dolphins, albatross and shearwaters.
- Stay the night on a tall ship and sail the calm waters
- of the Huon River
- Visit the historic penal colony at Port Arthur
- Take a boat trip around the southern hemisphere’s tallest sea cliffs on Tasman Island
Day 1 Arrive in Hobart to pick up your hire car and drive to Bonorong Sanctuary, a wildlife hospital that rehabilitates Tasmanian wild animals, then continue to your accommodation in Salamanca, where you can spend the evening dining and exploring the beautiful Georgian and Victorian waterfront.
Day 2-3 Drive 40 minutes to Franklin, the epicentre of Tasmania’s wooden boat history and home to the famous Yukon tall ship. After lunch, you’ll sail the Yukon on the calm waters of the Huon, dine locally and spend the night onboard at the wharf. The following morning after breakfast, you’ll be given a tour of the Wooden Boat Centre then row accompanied in hand built clinker dinghies through the Egg Island Canal, Australia’s oldest man-made canal. In the afternoon, you’ll drive to the Tahune Airwalk via Geeveston (where you can stop and watch the local Platypus) before returning to Hobart.
Day 4 A day tour with award-winning Pennicott Journeys will take you to Bruny Island for a cruise with ocean wildlife, plus a chance to see the famous White Wallabies.
Day 5 A leisurely breakfast before departing Hobart.
5 days mid sized car hire. Twin-share accommodation: 3 nights hotel accommodation and 1 night on a tall ship with breakfast daily. Lunch and dinner included on your overnight Yukon cruise. Bonorong entry & tour and full day Bruny Island Cruise (with lunch).
Note, we can arrange all travel to and from tour locations, quote for group bookings, and tailor any packages as required.
This is only one example of a TAILORED tour. Tailoring doesn't mean more expensive ... it can often mean less. We can develop tours to suit budgets and interests. The price depends a lot on what you want to do, where you want to go (some destinations are more limited than others), how often and the level of comfort and guiding you need. Drawing off our extensive portfolio, we find trips fall roughly into these price categories. Drop us a line with where you want to go, for how long and your approximate budget and you might be surprised what we can do for you.
AVG (Range) Tour type
$320 (230 - 380) Self-drive (twin share)
$490 (360 - 600) Small group touring (self drive)
$760 (670 - 830) Liveaboard vessel
$790 (520 - 990) Fully escorted
$980 (930 - 1040) Luxury
$1,000+ Luxury (private guided / aviation)