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Exclusive Richmond & Tasmanian Devils

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This excursion will provide you with an insight into the city of Hobart and its lifestyle, the history of Richmond village, and some unique and unforgettable wildlife experiences.

The day starts when you meet your local and experienced driver guide and board your vehicle to see some of the highlights of Hobart City. Hear some of the history of Hobart's beginnings before heading north through the suburbs towards Bonorong Wildlife Park. Here you can wander amongst the wildlife and get up close to the resident wallabies and kangaroos. See the Tasmanian devils being fed, and learn about the habits of these native animals.

Your next stop is Richmond, one of Australia's most unique and historic towns, dating back to the 1820's. Arriving in this quaint township, you will cross the Coal River on the historic Richmond Bridge, the oldest convict-built road bridge in Australia. It is a beautiful setting, overlooked by the oldest operating Australian Catholic Church. You will also have an opportunity to wander along the riverside and see the local ducks.

Step back in time and enjoy some free time to explore the village, a mixture of convict-built homes, classic Georgian mansions, small cottages, unique shops, galleries, and restaurants. Visit the Richmond Gaol, chat to a local, or simply enjoy the cozy ambience of the many coffee shops and restaurants.

Your native animal experience and historical tour of Hobart and Richmond Village will come to an end as you are dropped dockside at the end of the day.

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Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
3 Hours 45 Minutes
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Shore Excursion Leaves From
A 5 minute walk from the cruise pier. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. A hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen are suggested.
Guests must be able to walk over pavement, gravel, and packed dirt. There are some steps. A fold up wheelchair can be stored on the vehicle.
4.5 Stars4.5Based On 6 Reviews Review This Tour
4 StarsSmall group tour.March 17, 2017

Reviewer: Trevor Hallam
The excursion kept to the advertised schedule, the driver was pleasant and informative, it was nice to be on a smaller group tour.

5 StarsGreat time!February 24, 2016

Reviewer: Rustguy
Instructions on where to meet were very straight forward and clear. Guide was excellent. Van was very comfortable. Tour was excellent. Got to hand feed kangaroos.

5 StarsUnique Animal ExperienceFebruary 01, 2016

Reviewer: Larry
Great experience touching the animals and feeding the kangaroos.

5 StarsEnjoyed the cultural experience and exposure to thDecember 06, 2015

Reviewer: NA
Enjoyed the variety of country experiences.

4 StarsGood mellow experienceApril 22, 2014

Reviewer: One Wize One
The wildlife experience was fantastic: the baby wombat is probably the cutest thing I ever saw. The guide was funny and approachable. Richmond is a quaint and--to me--charming English village. I enjoyed wandering the streets without someone herding me. Might not be for everyone, but I enjoyed it.

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