An genuine nature and wildlife experience
Mt Wellington and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Nature walks | Panoramic views | Rainforest habitat | Alpine landscape | Birds and wildlife
Mount Wellington is the magnificent mountain that famously backdrops the city of Hobart. From the foothills to ‘The Springs’, the ‘organ pipes’ and the pinnacle, its natural environment is diverse. On this tour you will explore its impressive landscapes, rainforest, fern glades and sub-alpine habitats. With leisurely walks along nature trails, you will experience many a variation in nature that the season brings. From the summit, experience breathtaking views over Hobart, the Derwent River and beyond. Nicknamed ‘the mountain’ Mount Wellington is a playground for locals and visitors alike – a living museum waiting for you to discover, experience and photograph.
Spend the afternoon at Bonorong – a wildlife sanctuary dedicated to rescue, rehabilitation and release of Tasmania’s native wildlife. There is an array of Australian animals to meet and learn about, including the iconic Tasmanian Devil, Bare-nosed Wombat and Forester Kangaroo. With enclosures representing each animal’s natural habitat, this is a fantastic opportunity to improve your techniques for wildlife photography and develop your understanding about the characteristics of each species – there is a chance to hand-feed the kangaroos too.
Private transport in comfortable & spacious SUV
Professional local guide providing insightful commentary
Fully-guided interpretive walks
Morning tea and picnic lunch
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary Admission
(recommended departure 8.30am)
Enhance your experience
To enrich your overall experience, we encourage you to consider one or more of the optional enhancements available for this tour (selected at time of booking your tour).
Exclusive 30-minute private animal encounter
An up-close and personal experience with one of Bonorong’s adorable critters – and more time to master your techniques for eye-to-eye wildlife photography.
Accompanying expert photography tutor
A dedicated tutor for a workshop style photographer’s day out
Add an extra day or more
Combine this tour with any one or more of our other day tours. Or tailor a multi-day tour to another region in Tasmania.
Book your private tour
All-inclusive, from $315.00 per person
(based on 4 travellers in a private group; enquire about larger groups)
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