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Bonorong Wildlife Park and Richmond Afternoon Tour from Hobart

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Explore Richmond village and meet the Tasmanian Devil when you join this popular tour for a wonderful afternoon of history and wildlife.
  • Multi-stop tour made easy with hotel pickup and dropoff in a central spot
  • Entrance fees to the Bonorong Wildlife Park included
  • Learn about Australian wildlife and the history of convicts in Australia
  • Spot Tasmanian devils, cockatoos, echidnas, and kangaroos
What to Expect
Your tour starts with pickup from your central Hobart hotel. On the way out of Hobart, your guide navigates you past sights such as Derwent Entertainment Centre, the ABC Building, and Constitution Dock.
Arrive at the Bonorong Wildlife Park, which provides photo-worthy views over Brighton Valley, and embark on a guided tour through the park's habitats. Learn about the native animals such as Tasmanian devils, cockatoos, echidnas, and kangaroos that make their home in the park.
On the drive to Richmond, listen to background information on the town meant to enrich your understanding of the area. The historic town features Georgian-era architecture, one of Australia's oldest bridges, and Richmond Gaol. Learn about the history of convicts in Australia and the town's role in that history.
The tour ends at Brooke Street Pier, from which you make your own way to your next destination or hotel.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was such an enjoyable tour! We loved every bit of it, Nigel our tour guide was super friendly and very funny. Hilarious! He put the heater on for the drive out there which was really nice as it was cold in Tassie! Richmond was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Roving25246
Reviewed 13 July 2019

Wow, my first experience to view a Tasmanian Devil up close. Lots of other animals as well lizards, kangaroos, wallaby, birds, wombat, and the elusive Echidna.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 728jerryt
AdamGLTAS, General Manager at Gray Line Tasmania Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear 728jerryt, We love taking our guests to such a showcase of Tasmanian and Australian native animals as Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary has to offer. The Sanctuary is run by a very passionate team, which makes for an even better experience. Thank you for your review...More

Reviewed 30 May 2019 via mobile

Tour guide Sue was so knowledgeable about the history of Richmond and fauna in the area. Sue made the tour one of the best.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank suenico
AdamGLTAS, General Manager at Gray Line Tasmania Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2019

Dear suenico, Thank you for your feedback regarding our Bonorong Wildlife Park/Richmond tour. It is very pleasing to hear that Sue made it the best possible experience for you and we look forward to seeing you on board again in the future.

Reviewed 30 April 2019

If you want to see the Tasmanian Devil and Kangaroos - this is the place to get up close and personal. We had a wonderful time at the Park.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Bernard S
AdamGLTAS, General Manager at Gray Line Tasmania Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2019

Dear Bernard, Thank you for taking the time to review us. Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary is definitely the place to have an up close encounter with our native animals and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your time there.

Reviewed 30 March 2019 via mobile

Sue was an engaging and witty guide and our tours were delightful. The Bonorong Preserve is a must-see! We got to feed kangaroos and pet a koala, all accompanied by education from delightful staff.

1  Thank Outdoorgrrl1
AdamGLTAS, General Manager at Gray Line Tasmania Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2019

Hi Outdoorgrrl1, It is great to hear such positive comments about our tour to see the Tassie Devils at Bonorong. Sue always delivers a fantastic time on board and will be delighted with your feedback. Thanks again.

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7 August 2019|
Response from Bernard S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we were on a cruise ship and were picked up by the outfutter who ran the tour. They will not pick you up on the cruise dock but usually in a near parking lot or street corner.
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