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  1. Australia
  2. Tasmania
  3. Hobart
  4. Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

Hobart: Mt Wellington, Bonorong & Richmond Shore Excursion

Product ID: 320088
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Explore the iconic attractions that many guests love to see and the locals love to boast about. Enjoy the up-close encounters with the Tasmanian Devil, look down on Hobart from Mt Wellington, and experience the quaint lifestyle of Richmond.
About this activity
Duration: 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Watch the Tasmanian Devil being fed at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Take in panoramic views of Hobart Town up and down the Derwent River from Mt Wellington
  • Explore the colonial and convict heritage of Richmond Village
  • Take a photo next to the oldest convict built bridge in Australia
Full description
Get ready to admire the beauty of Hobart Town from the very top of Mt Wellington. Admire the old buildings of Hobart Town, with many being made out of local sandstone and still standing to this day from the early 1800s. As you climb to the top of the mountain, imagine what it would be like to run up there. The Point to Pinnacle Race is held on the road every year and is one of the world's hardest half marathons.

Hear about the local bushrangers, where the ice came from for Hobart ice-creams, as well as the construction of the road itself. Take in the views of Hobart in an almost 360-degree view from the top. Read about Darwin's experiences as he did indeed climb the mountain.

Finish off the morning with a stop at Tasmania's best wildlife business at Bonorong Wildlife Park. Here you can get up close and personal with the Tasmanian Devil as the handlers feed them, get to pat their wombats, koalas, and of course feed the kangaroos. See how friendly some of the local wildlife is, including their very talkative parrot.

Then, travel to the quaint little village of Richmond to discover its many convict-built structures and houses. See the oldest built convict bridge in Australia, as well as the oldest Catholic Church. Take a bit of lunch from the highly awarded local Richmond bakery or maybe the traditional local pub. Pop your head into the local woodcraft shop or just wander around the village with great photo opportunities along the way.

Finally, depart your coach back at the cruise terminal in time for the boat to depart Hobart Port after a fantastic day out & about experiencing the best of what makes Hobart such a worthwhile destination to visit on any cruise ship tour.
  • Entrance tickets to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Experienced coach driver
  • Knowledgeable local guide
  • High-quality onboard microphone and audio system
  • Spacious feet areas and reclining high backed seats
  • Large overhead storage areas
  • Excellent wide-spaced panoramic windows plus curtains
What’s Not Included
  • Food
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The MAC 2 Cruise terminal is located directly in front of where the Cruise Ships dock in Hobart Port. It is compulsory for all guests to transition through customs here, so you can not miss going through this building. There are 2 doors that provide an exit for this building. Please meet your guide at the far end of the building near or just outside the door. There will be a tall pole that has numerous identification markers on them. Please wait here for your guide.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• This tour runs rain or shine unless serve circumstances restrict the operation of the tour
• There is a short amount of walking required on this day tour. It is over mostly even ground that the average adult can accommodate easily
• Please be aware that Tasmanian weather can change quickly. Plan to have a jacket or jumper at least in case it does change
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Product ID: 320088