A full day out from Hobart, to explore the waterways and wilderness of southwest Tasmania.
Huon Valley Escapes is your one stop shop to plan and book your Huon Valley and Bruny Island Escape. The tour is approximately 7 hours in duration. Our price includes: lunch including wine and morning tea/coffee, boat trips and a ground tour at Melaleuca, scenic flights to and from Melaleuca, Departs daily, weather permitting.
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Twin engine comfort from Hobart to the southwest wilderness for a boat cruise and secluded beach picnic or a multi night camp.
Full Day Wilderness Flight and Cruise
Departing Cambridge Airport (15 minutes drive from Hobart CBD) the 40 minute flight from Hobart to the South West World Heritage Area, lands at Melaleuca.
On the ground at Melaleuca, you'll have the opportunity to explore this special area, potentially having the opportunity to see the rare and endangered Orange-Bellied Parrot. We will also get an opportunity to see the home of Deny King as well as take an interpretive journey along the Needwonnee Walk, an award winning Aboriginal interpretive experience.
After morning tea, your pilot will take you to one of our boats and we will head out to Bathurst Harbour where you will be able to witness the wilderness from a viewpoint that you are unable to appreciate by air or by foot.
You will see the remote Celery Top Islands, take walks in the wilderness and breathe the cleanest air in the world. We will pick a remote location for lunch, this may be a beach with no footprints on it, or a quiet cove and we'll stroll up an adjacent hill, which will give an amazing photo opportunity. No matter where we go, you will get an opportunity to experience untouched wilderness, away from any distractions or signs of civilisation
Late in the afternoon, we'll reboard our aircraft, and return to Cambridge Airport, flying via spectacular Federation Peak, and Mt Picton, over Huonville and Hobart City.
The tour is approximately 7 hours in duration. Our price includes: scenic flights to and from Melaleuca, morning tea/coffee, lunch including wine, boat trips and a ground tour at Melaleuca. Departs daily, October to April, weather permitting.
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air and water adventure
Prices as at Jan 2023
Total time: 8 hours
Maximum tour size: 9
Lunch and morning tea, boat trip to Port Davey and a ground tour at Melaleuca, scenic flights to and from Melaleuca.
Departs daily, October to April, weather permitting (except Christmas Day).
Main feature: Flight and extended cruise
Louise and Eileen share their personal story of their day in the wilderness
Mum had always wanted to see the Tasmanian Southwest Wilderness, so I asked Paul and Michael to arrange A Day in the Wilderness for us as part of our Huon Valley Escape.
That's me, Louise, in the black and Mum, Eileen, in blue, as we prepare to board our flight.
This was so much more personal than a big airline flight. Our pilot, Thomas, had explained everything and was now waiting at the plane to help us with our bags and climbing up into our seats.