Tasman Island Cruise Day Tour from Hobart

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Highlights & inclusions

3 hour Tasman Island wilderness cruise
Full Day Tour from Hobert
Amazing, rugged scenery
Cruises depart daily (except Christmas)
Glimpse marine wildlife & seabirds
Lunch and morning tea

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Tue, May 28, 2024

What you can expect

Head out on an epic journey to visit one of Australia's most unique and unusual islands - the flat and rugged Tasman Island - on an amazing full day tour including an unforgettable three hour Tasman Island cruise. The full day tour will take you from Hobart aboard a bus to then join your wilderness guides and board a purpose-built high-speed boat engineered for maximum stability.

You will embark on a trip to view the home of the highest sea cliffs in the Southern Hemisphere. Known for its array of sea caves and towering rock formations, Tasman Island is home to a range of impressive wildlife and on this tour you'll be able to get up close with hundreds of seals, spot dolphins in the waters, and witness thousands of seabirds ranging from falcons to the massive albatross swooping through the skies.

The huge, flat island is one of the most remarkable sights in the ocean, and your experienced guides will provide interesting and entertaining commentary on the geography and history of how Tasman Island was used both past and present. This is set to be a day filled with beautiful sights and informative commentary about the region.

There are few places on Earth that blend animal life with incredible cliffs and geological wonders quite like Tasman Island, and you'll have everything you need during this adventure to witness all its wonders firsthand. Visit a place in Australia you've likely never been but definitely should - book a Tasman Island tour online today.

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What you need to know

Note
  • Bookings are essential. All passengers must be accounted for and if travelling with a child aged 0-2yrs, an Infant ticket must be selected at time of booking. Cruise time may not be accommodated if all passengers travelling in group are not pre-booked
Inclusions
  • 3 Hour Tasman Island wilderness cruise
  • Return transfers from Hobart
  • Morning tea
  • Lunch
  • Local sightseeing The Boat
  • Open-air tiered seating gives each passenger an excellent all-round view. An open sided design ensures a direct connection with nature, not enclosed behind glass. Each boat carries a maximum of 43 passengers, delivering an intimate and personal eco-cruising experience
Exclusions
  • Hotel pick up
Highlights
  • Scenic bus tour from Hobart
  • Our team of experienced guides will capture your attention with their quality interpretations
  • Travel along the spectacular coastline of the Tasman National Park between Port Arthur and Eaglehawk Neck, southern Tasmania (Day tour option only)
  • Few places on Earth have such a rich variety of marine wildlife and seabirds
  • The cruise takes you underneath the highest sea cliffs in the southern hemisphere
  • Delicious morning tea and lunch served at local restaurants on the Tasman Peninsula
Time
  • Tours depart daily at 7:45am. Check-in at 7.30am at Dock Head Building, Franklin Wharf, Hobart
  • Please note we do not operate on Christmas Day
Duration
  • Approx 10 hours
What To Bring
  • Warm and windproof clothing, a hat and sun protection is recommended. We supply wet weather gear and warm clothing if required
Additional Information
  • Each day we decide on the direction of the cruise depending on the wind and the sea conditions
  • Bookings are essential. All passengers must be accounted for and if travelling with a child aged 0-2yrs, an Infant ticket must be selected at time of booking. Cruise time may not be accommodated if all passengers travelling in group are not pre-booked
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the tour
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Recent reviews

4.73 reviews
4

A magnificent, unforgettable experience. If anyone gets the opportunity, this tour should be definitely tried.

This tour was absolutely fantastic. It was run on time. The driver was kind and cautious. All the staff were attentive. We had a very delicious lunch. The only problem that was really annoying was the boat itself. We were seated at the back of the boat which unfortunately had a very restricted view. Most of the time we were trying to find a window between the back of the captain and the side wall of the boat to be able to see the nature. It wasn’t fair at all to pay the same price as others sitting in-front of the captain having wide view. The captain tried his best to compensate for the situation but it still hurts remembering how we felt. This tours is magnificent but I suggest not selling the two back rows of the boat. Otherwise you can be sure you will never forget how beautiful is Tasman Island.

Nooshin Varjavandnaseri 5 months ago
5

Highly recommended! Pennicot Wilderness Journey crew were great. They look after their customers. A must do while in Hobart, Tasmania.

This is a must see adventure. They offer sea sickness tablets before the journey. The grandeur of it all will keep you wanting more. A lot of wow, look at that, excellent, magnificent. Mitch our bus driver was great and entertaining. Ben and Angs were also great with the cruise. Vast knowledge. We were able to see group of dolphins which was a bonus. The booking did not give options. We found out on the day that there are different options that are part of the tour, like lavender farm or historic sights at Port Arthur, or Tasmanian devil zoo. We are so grateful to Mitch that he was able to change our land visit to the historic port Arthur for addition small fee.

Mac Padilla over 2 years ago
5

Amazing once a lifetime experience

Amazing once a lifetime experience! The tour shows you the real beauty of Tasman Island and the ocean! The tour guides are terrific and stop at right stops to tell you more, we got to see so many Dolphins, Seals and Albatross up close! Don’t miss this when in Tassie!

Ruchir Khanna about 5 years ago

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