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Tasmania - TAS

Experience the tranquility of pristine rainforest, tall tree ferns and majestic Russell Falls at Mt Field National Park. View pristine rainforest and oldest trout hatchery in the Southern Hemisphere. Heading north-west from Hobart along the beautiful Derwent Valley, enjoy sights of native birds and quaint towns including Claremont the home of Cadbury's.

Visit 'Salmon Ponds' a trout hatchery in operation since 1864 and perhaps hand feed the trout and salmon before enjoying a morning tea. Travel through dense rainforest fern glades and experience the stunning Russell Falls located in the Mount Field National Park. Take a stroll beneath the huge fronds of the forest canopy before time for lunch (own expense) at the Waterfalls Cafe and return journey to Hobart.

Points of interest:

Travel North West skirting Mt Wellington and follow the Derwent River

City of Glenorchy and Claremont - the home of Cadbury's

Look for native birds along the shores of the Derwent River

Beautiful Derwent Valley - tiny towns and agriculture

New Norfolk - heart of the Derwent Valley

Pass through the Hop fields

Visit Salmon Ponds, the oldest trout hatchery in the Southern Hemisphere, in operation since 1864

Delightful complimentary morning tea with tea/coffee

Opportunity to feed the trout and salmon

Inspect the Museum of Trout Fishing and Tasmanian Angling Hall of Fame set amidst historic surrounds within the original English parklands

Learn about the events that make up Tasmania's rich angling history and the significant contribution of trout fishing pioneers to Tasmania's world renowned trout fishery

Experience the stillness of rainforest fern glades at Mt Field National Park

Majestic tall tree ferns provide a canopy for a delightful walk alongside a forest stream

Witness the spectacle of Russell Falls

Lunch is available at own expense at Waterfalls Cafe

Return alongside the Derwent River crossing Bowen Bridge overlooking the Incat catamaran manufacturing firm

In season, purchase fresh raspberries from roadside stalls Experience the tranquility of pristine rainforest, tall tree ferns and majestic Russell Falls at Mt Field National Park. View pristine rainforest and oldest trout hatchery in the Southern Hemisphere. Heading north-west from Hobart along the beautiful Derwent Valley, enjoy sights of native birds and quaint towns including Claremont the home of Cadbury's. Duration: 6.5 hours.

Start/opening time: At 9:15am.

-End/closing time: At 4pm

Languages: English.