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Canberra Best of Wildlife Tour

1. Canberra Best of Wildlife Tour

Embark on an enchanting half-day adventure with the Best of Wildlife Tour, operated by Canberra's longest-running tour company, Canberra Guided Tours. Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and come face-to-face with Australia's unique wildlife in their natural habitat. The tour commences with a convenient pickup from your accommodation in our comfortable tour vehicle. Then, take a picturesque 30-40 minute drive through Canberra's rural landscapes to reach the iconic Deep Space Tracking Station at Tidbinbilla. Here, learn about the pivotal role Australia played in the Apollo missions, the first moon landing, and ongoing deep space exploration. Next, immerse yourself in the wild beauty of the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. As you journey through this pristine sanctuary, prepare to encounter Australia's unique fauna, including Kangaroos, Wallabies, Koalas, the elusive Platypus, colourful parrots, Emus, and more. Our expert guides, backed by years of local knowledge, will ensure you have the best opportunity to spot these amazing creatures. The tour concludes with a relaxing drive back to Canberra, with drop-offs at major hotels and motel chains. You'll return with a wealth of memories and a deeper understanding of Australia's fascinating wildlife and space exploration history. Whether you're an international visitor desiring a taste of Australia's unique wildlife, or an avid photographer in pursuit of capturing the perfect shot, the Best of Wildlife Tour promises an unforgettable experience. Book your adventure today, and let us take you closer to nature's wonders. Please note that this tour requires a gentle level of walking and sighting of all listed animals is not guaranteed. Remember to bring comfortable walking shoes, a jacket, and a hat as the tours run into the evenings when it can get quite chilly.

20 Minute Scenic Hobart Plane Flight

2. 20 Minute Scenic Hobart Plane Flight

If you are vising Hobart, or a local, the Hobart City Scenic Flight is a great opportunity to see the wonderful city from a new perspective. Over 30 breathtaking minutes, you will depart Cambridge Airport, fly over the Eastern Shore and cross the Derwent River. You’ll have spectacular views of this beautiful river and its bridges, including the Tasman Bridge, as you track up river toward the world-class MONA and the Northern Suburbs. Fly down river past Mt Wellington, the 1270m high majestic backdrop to Hobart City. In winter, its rugged peaks are often dusted with snow. Next, fly over Hobart City  and the harbor area before passing Kingston, the South Arm coastal community and Clifton Beach, a popular surfing location, on your return to Cambridge. If you live in the city, the pilot will do their best to fly overhead! The aircraft type will vary according to group size.

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