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Drawing of a kingfisherKWT Tasmania Tour 2007
Dates: 13-22 April 2007
Duration: 10 days
Price per person: NZ$5360 twin share/double, single supplement NZ$800 (based on own ensuite room where possible or own room with shared bathroom in cottage style accommodation). *
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Our Tasmania tour starts in Hobart with a chance to explore the Saturday morning Salamanca Market on the waterfront. We'll stay on Bruny Island for three nights: exploring the wildlife and scenic beauties of the Inala Land for Wildlife property, visiting historic Adventure Bay, one of Australia’s most important historic places, and heading out for an eco-cruise for the chance to see a variety of seabirds and marine life including dolphins and fur seals, possibly whales. We will fly to Melaleuca in the South West World Heritage area. At Field National Park we'll explore its glaciated landscapes, waterfalls and there is a good chance to see platypus in the wild. We will spend two nights at Cradle Mountain National Park enjoying a walk around the beautiful glacial lake to see some ancient rainforest species and Gondwana relics; there are some amazing Tasmanian endemic plants. One night we'll do a tour for Tasmanian Devils. At Narawntapu National Park we'll be looking for wombats, and more of Tasmania's fascinating wildlifeincluding endangered endemic Tasmanian Giant Freshwater crayfish. The Dasyurid research centre is where we discover the carnivorous marsupial family that includes the Tasmanian tiger and quolls. Throughout our tour we'll seeking out Tasmania's special birds - Orange -bellied Parrot, the elusive Ground Parrot, the endangered Forty Spotted Pardalote, Strong-billed, Black-headed and Yellow-throated Honeyeaters, and Tasmanian Native Hen. Our tour ends in Hobart.

Tour price includes:
  • ·         9 nights accommodation (hotel room and cottage style),
  • ·         Specialist guiding for day and night tours as outlined above,
  • ·         All meals from dinner on day 1 to and including lunch on day 10,
  • ·         Coach transport,
  • ·         Flight to Melaleuca, SW World heritage Area
  • ·         Eco-cruise on Bruny Island
  • ·         National Park entry fees,
  • ·         Bruny Island ferry fare,
  • ·         Entry and tour Wildlife rehabilitation centre
  • ·         Giant crayfish tour.
  • ·         Cave tour
Cradle Mountain
Forty spotted pardalote Mangand Lookout


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