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Twilight Wildlife Discovery Experience
Come wander in the wild and observe some of Australia's most picturesque creatures, including koalas, wombats, wallabies, and kangaroos—perhaps even the elusive nocturnal platypus.
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Enjoy Tasmania's magnificent natural scenery as well as its unique wildlife on this 8-hour tour. The first segment commences with a ride along the shoreline of the Derwent River and through the Hopfields on the way to the village of New Norfolk, home to a wildlife park with koalas, wombats, wallabies, and kangaroos. After a visit there, the tour makes a stop at Lake Fenton and then proceeds to Mount Field National Park, one of Australia's oldest natural reserves. See Russell Falls, a three-tier waterfall surrounded by swamp gums and tall ferns, and go in search of the nocturnal platypus, which makes its home in the wild upper reaches of the Derwent River. There are plenty of opportunities to spot other wildlife before the tour heads back to the city.

Inclusions :
  • Guided wildlife observation tour
  • Afternoon tea and light dinner
  • All admission fees
  • Roundtrip air-conditioned transportation, including pick-up and drop-off service from select local hotels

Daily except Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Good Friday, and Easter Monday

8 hours

Departure time and location:
April 1–Sep. 30: 11 AM, from select local hotels
Oct. 1–March 31: 2 PM, from select local hotels

Children younger than 2 may participate, but must travel in a booster seat. An infant's rate of AU$50 is available directly through Australian Wild Escapes. When calling to confirm your reservation, please advise the operator if you would like to reserve any infant's tickets. The amount due on any infant's tickets reserved will be charged upon arrival at your activity. The visit to the upper Derwent River is on a "conditions permitting" basis.

Redemption instructions

After booking your activities or services—3 easy steps:
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it is critical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.

How to redeem your voucher(s):
Reservations are required. Please contact Australian Wild Escapes at least 3 days prior to your arrival in Hobart to schedule your tour date and pick-up time and location; the phone number and customer service hours will appear on your printed voucher(s). On the day of your tour, please present your printed voucher(s) to the driver upon pick-up at your hotel.