nature and eco tours Hobart Tasmania

Regular Tours

Eco Tours Tasmania offer regular tours departing the Hobart CBD in the morning and return late afternoon.

Current tours are –

Mt Field National Park and Styx River Valley Tour

Mt Field National Park and Styx River Valley Tour

Explore Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area in a small group,
fully guided day tour to Mt Field National Park and the Styx River Valley
in a luxury Mini Bus.
Pick-up in Hobart from 8.30am and returning by 5.00pm.
Travel beside the Derwent River passing through historic towns, farmland,
vineyards and hop fields of the scenic Derwent Valley.

Explore Mount Field National Park with a walk through the forest to Russell Falls.
Experience the grandeur of the world’s tallest flowering plants, the Giant Ash trees
of the Styx River Valley.

Tour price $155.00 per person – minimum 2 passengers required to run this tour.

National Parks Entry included in tour price.
Lunch is Not included so BYO or purchase it at one of the tour stops.

Book Here

 

 

Explore Mt Field National Park Day Tour

Explore Mt Field National Park and Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area in a small group, fully guided day tour in a luxury Mini Bus.

Travel beside the Derwent River passing through historic towns, farmland, vineyards and hop fields of the scenic Derwent Valley.
Explore Mount Field National Park with a walk through the forest to Russell Falls and experience the grandeur of the world’s tallest flowering plants, the Giant Ash trees on the Big Tree Walk.
See the vegetation change as we travel up to the alpine areas of the National Park and immerse yourself in this unique habitat with a walk through Tasmanian endemic Alpine Pandani and Pencil Pine on the Lake Dobson circuit trail.

Pick-up in Hobart from 8.30am and returning by 5.00pm
Tour price $155 per person, including Mt Field National Parks entry fee.
Bookings can be made HERE

 

Half Day Hobart History and Mt Wellington Tour

Half Day Hobart History and Mt WellingtonTour.

Eco Tours Tasmania offers fully guided half day tours for small groups, around Hobart in their luxury Mercedes Benz mini bus.
Pickup from Tasmanian Travel and Information Center and learn of Hobart’s colourful colonial history as we tour through the sandstone precincts
of Salamanca and Battery Point then via natural parklands to the Mt Wellington summit (weather permitting or Mt Nelson Signal Station if weather
is inclement) for breathtaking views across Hobart and the Derwent River Estuary, one of the worlds largest natural harbours.
We travel back past Cascades Brewery, Australia’s oldest brewery …. and across the Derwent River to Rosny Hill Lookout for a photo opportunity
with the city and harbour area as a backdrop before being delivered back to the Tasmanian Travel and Information Center or Cruise Ship Terminal.
Book now for this 4 hour fully guided tour as numbers are strictly limited for your comfort.
$85 per person fully inclusive. A mimimum of 2 passengers is required to run this tour.

BOOK HERE.

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The Wall in the Wilderness Day Tour.

Pick up in Hobart from 8.30am and travel along the Lyell Highway beside the Derwent River passing through farmland, vineyards and orchards and the historic towns of New Norfolk and Hamilton. Our first stop is for morning tea on the shores of Lake Meadowbank before continuing through the rural township of Ouse, past the Hydro village of Wayatinah and stop at Tarraleah Lookout. The lookout is situated above the Penstocks (giant pipes) that feed water to the Tarraleah Power Station and offers stunning views into the surrounding forest and the Nive River Valley below.
We then continue past the Tungatinah Power station and stop for a photo opportunity at the monument marking the Geographic Centre of Tasmania beside Bronte Lagoon. Its then onto Derwent Bridge for lunch, you can BYO or stop at one of the local café’s.
After lunch visit The Wall in the Wilderness, where sculptor Greg Duncan is carving the history of Tasmanian Highlands in a series of 100 Huon Pine panels. Each panel is one metre wide and three metres high, placed back-to-back creating a wall 50 metres long with carvings on both sides.
Travel back to Hobart and drop off passengers.
Day tour including morning tea and entry to The Wall in the Wilderness is priced at only $185 per person.

BOOK HERE
A minimum of 2 bookings required to run this tour.

Arthur Pieman Four Day Spring Orchid Tour

Come orchid hunting with Eco Tours Tasmania on a fully guided and catered four day tour from Hobart to Tasmania’s Native Orchid hot spot, the Arthur Pieman Conservation Area.
The Arthur Pieman Conservation Area is hailed as one of the worlds great archaeological regions with recorded human habitation for millennium and contains shell middens, artefacts and rock engravings. It differs from typical Tasmanian west coast habitat as it has been shaped by fire, resulting in a unique landscape that contains many threatened flora species including 7 endemic orchids and is the type location for 6 of these. You can expect to see 20+ species of orchids during this tour.

Pickups and Drop Off’s can be arranged from Launceston, Devonport and Burnie or other locations along our route to Arthur River.

Facilities at Arthur River are restricted to a small take away shop, there are no Hotels, Motels or Supermarkets in the area.
Our accommodation at Arthur River will be a large comfortable and fully equipped Lodge with a variety of bedrooms that sleeps up to 12 people in a mix of Twin Shared and Double Rooms.
As there are no supermarkets, hotels or restaurants at Arthur River, all meals from Dinner Thursday evening through to Breakfast on Sunday morning will be provided and catered at The Lodge.

Total Cost for the 4 day Tour will be $1000 per person Twin Share.
Members of Australian Orchid Council and ANOS receive a discounted price. To access this price please quote your Orchids Australia Reference Number or ANOS Member Number in the ‘Special Requirements’ field on the online booking form.

Tour 1. Leaving Hobart Thursday 24th October, arriving back in Hobart Sunday 27th October.

Bookings and full payment can be made HERE

2019 Arthur Pieman Conservation Area Three Day Corybas Hunting Tour.

Come Corybas hunting with Eco Tours Tasmania on a fully guided and catered three day tour from Hobart to
Tasmania’s Native Orchid hot spot, the Arthur Pieman Conservation Area.

The Arthur Pieman Conservation Area differs from typical Tasmanian West Coast habitat as it has been shaped by fire, resulting in a unique landscape that contains many threatened flora species including 7 endemic orchids and is the type location for 6 of these.
This tour will be specifically targeting Corybas and is timed to coincide with the peak flowering of the recently discovered Pink and Green varieties of Corybas unguiculatus (small pelican-orchid)
Corybas aconitiflorus (spurred helmet orchid), Corybas incurvus (slaty helmet-orchid) and other orchids will also be in flower during this Tour.

The Tour will depart Hobart at 8.00am Friday 11th July 2019 and stop at known orchid sites on the way to and from Arthur River,
returning to Hobart late Sunday 13th July 2019. Transfers to and from Launceston, Devonport and
Burnie or other locations along our route to Arthur River can be arranged.
Facilities at Arthur River are restricted to a small take away food shop, there are no hotels, motels or supermarkets in the area.
Our accommodation at Arthur River will be a large comfortable and fully equipped Lodge with a variety of bedrooms that sleeps
up to 12 people in a mix of twin shared and double rooms.
As there are no supermarkets, hotels or restaurants at Arthur River, all meals at Arthur River from dinner Friday evening through to
breakfast on Sunday will be provided and catered at The Lodge.

Total cost for the 3 day Tour will be $800 per person, Twin Share.

Bookings and full payment can be made directly HERE