Mount Field and Russell Falls Full Day Tour
Immerse yourself in wilderness, waterfalls and wildlife on this amazing tour to the pristine rainforest of Mt Field National Park.
Heading north-west from Hobart along the beautiful Derwent Valley, enjoy sights of native birds and quaint towns. Travel through dense rainforest fern glades and experience the stunning Russell Falls located in the Mt Field National Park. Take a stroll beneath the huge fronds of the forest canopy before time for lunch (own expense) at the Waterfalls Cafe and return journey to Hobart.
As we leave Hobart and follow the Derwent River into the beautiful Derwent Valley keep a look out for native birds along the shores of the river before arriving at New Norfolk - the heart of this valley of tiny towns and agriculture
Pass through the hop fields of Bushy Park
Visit the Salmon Ponds, the oldest trout hatchery in the Southern Hemisphere, in operation since 1864
Enjoy a complimentary morning tea
Perhaps feed the trout and salmon
Visit the Museum - all this set amidst historic surrounds within the original and stunning English parklands
Arriving at Mt Field National Park start with an easy walk through a canopy of rainforest and fern glades to view crystal clear waters and the spectacle of Russell Falls
Soak up the serenity and atmosphere of majestic tall tree ferns providing a canopy for a delightful walk alongside a forest stream
Lunch (at your own expense) can be enjoyed in the park
Return to Hobart alongside the Derwent River crossing Bowen Bridge overlooking the Incat catamaran manufacturing firm
There may be an opportunity to purchase fresh raspberries from roadside stalls (seasonal)
Admission to Salmon Ponds
Entry to Mt Field National Park
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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2020 - 2021 season. The 2020 - 2021 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2020 to the 31st March 2021. The 2021 - 2022 season rates commence on the 1st April 2021.