Sheffield in Color

Sheffield in Color
4 Stars4.0 / 5  |  1 ReviewReview This Tour
Price: $109.00
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 4 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier.
Food/Beverage Provided Beverage (Water)
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. A hat, sunglasses and sunscreen are also suggested.
Restrictions Guests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
Tour Details

Sheffield in Color

See the best of Tasmania's North West Coast's beaches, historic towns, and landmarks on a scenic drive with stops at the famous town of Penguin and Sheffield when you book this full-day tour near Burnie. Your guided tour whisks you away on a scenic coastal drive to see the vast landscapes of the North West Coast as well as stunning views of Forth Valley from Forth Braddons Lookout and stops to admire Sheffield's iconic murals, making it perfect for photographers, art aficionados and outdoor enthusiasts alike. You'll also enjoy sitting in the lap of luxury aboard a luxury vehicle with the convenience of an arranged pickup from Burnie, Devonport or Launceston upon request. Get ready to grab your camera to catch rare views of the fairy penguins of Penguin town, catch a glimpse of Australia's largest penguin, wave "hello" the wildlife along Ulverstone's coastal road, and more on this exciting tour!

Kick off your tour with a scenic coastal drive along Ulverstone's coastal road to see the beautiful beaches, towns, and views of Bass Strait as you embark on your journey through the North West Coast of Tasmania. As you sit comfortably aboard a luxury vehicle, you'll get a chance to take Insta-worthy views along the coastal route with stops to visit Emperor penguins - the largest penguins in the country - and a chance to wave at Australian wildlife like kangaroos and wallabies along the way. Get your camera ready to capture panoramic views of the central highlands, iconic Cradle Mountain, farmlands comprised of red volcanic soil, and ocean views as you stop at Forth Valley's peak when you visit Forth Braddons Lookout.

Next, make your way to the serene seaside town of Penguin, where you'll catch views of the fairy penguins the town is known for and the beachfront Uniting Church and its beautiful scalloped arches characteristic of the Federation Carpenter Gothic-style with European influences. Continue your tour with a stop in the Town of Murals: Sheffield. Sheffield is the gateway of the iconic Cradle Mountain Valley region and sits at the foot of Mount Roland - a volcanic mountain with a bluish, rocky terrain that sits as the backdrop of the city of Kentish, making for breathtaking views you'll want to capture with your camera. While this town is a rural town, hundreds of thousands of visitors and street artists travel here to admire the iconic murals that line its streets, which you'll get to partake in before heading back to your port.

Whether you're looking to capture stunning valley views from a luxury vehicle or admire cool murals in a historic rural town, this epic tour has it all. Book this exciting tour today for a once in a lifetime experience.

Shore Excursion Size
Small
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
4 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level
Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From
Cruise Ship Pier. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Beverage (Water)
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. A hat, sunglasses and sunscreen are also suggested.
Restrictions
Guests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
4 Stars4.0 / 5  |  1 ReviewReview This Tour
Sheffield in Color
February 20, 2020
We were a group of 4 plus the tour guide/driver. Burnie is small but he took us off the grid which allowed us to see some kangaroos. He also took us to the town of Penguin and showed us the lovely countryside. There was time to have a lunch in the city. Very nice day.
Reviewer: Julie Jacobson
4 Stars