South­ern Tas­ma­nia So­journ

A short break in south­ern Tas­ma­nia and a chance to ex­pe­ri­ence some of the des­ti­na­tion’s best wildlife, cul­ture and scenery.

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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.

High­lights:

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

Itin­er­ary:

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.

Rob Pen­ni­cott and Greg Irons tell us about their in­vest­ment in the unique wildlife of south­ern Tassie.

See their films at the link be­low, left

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