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Tassie Bound

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Tassie Bound Adventure Tours is an award-winning, locally owned and operated, Tasmanian kayaking company, offering transformative half and full day adventure experiences within the Derwent Valley. Husband and wife team, Fiona and Liam Weaver, have...more
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
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+61 417 008 422
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All reviews kayak tour derwent river brownie small rapids great guide great outdoors delicious lunch a lot of fun home grown home made secluded beach beautiful scenery starting point knowledgeable guide local area local history easy paddling
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A great tour company. We did an easy kayak down the Derwent in the evening and saw many platypus which was amazing. Informative and personal. The tour guides (owners) were lovely people and knowledgeable. Great for familiesMore

Thank Meredith F
TassieBound2012, Owner at Tassie Bound, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Meredith, Thank you for taking the time to review your Paddle with the Platypus adventure with us. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your evening trip with your family and you were able to sight many platypus from the seat of the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot recommend this tour highly enough. My husband and I had the most amazing day, it was truly unforgettable. Liam and Fiona are so incredibly friendly and professional, we were immediately put at ease, especially me as I had never kayaked before and didn’t...More

Thank tlou77
TassieBound2012, Owner at Tassie Bound, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi tlou7u, Thank you very much for your review. Congratulations on completing your very first kayak adventure and we were glad the platypus came out to celebrate! We look forward to having you back on another Tassie Bound kayak trip. Warm regards and keep up...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic kayak tour. Liam is a very experienced and resourceful guide. The trip is under his good guide and is filled with lots of stories of Dervent valley. We even saw platpus swiming in the river. Also, handmade roll by Fiona is provided for lunch.Hope...More

Thank YingjieL21
TassieBound2012, Owner at Tassie Bound, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi YingjieL21, Thank you for choosing Tassie Bound Adventure Tours and taking the time to review your kaying experience with us. We loved adventuring with you both. The platypus have been very active lately and we are pleased that you saw them in their wild...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

An outstanding experience throughout the whole process. Booking was exceptionally easy, with quick and friendly communication. Once we arrived at the pick up we were greated by Liam who is potentially the nicest human being we’ve ever met, who managed to be upbeat through the...More

Thank Sandon H
TassieBound2012, Owner at Tassie Bound, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Hi Sandon, Thank you for such a wonderful review of your Lake Pedder adventure and bringing your adventurous spirits out for a winter tour in the South West. Our absolute pleasure to show you around our favourite spot in Tassie! Cheers, Liam and Fiona Tassie...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018

This was an unforgettable experience for me! Fiona and Liam had had 3 others cancel not long before we began the tour, so it was just myself, one other 'novice kayaker' and Liam for the Derwent Rapids Tour... It was exactly what I needed. Lovely...More

Thank cally188
TassieBound2012, Owner at Tassie Bound, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Thank you for your review. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your day on the river and congratulations on staying in the whole trip! Fiona and I are grateful to be able to share our backyard with visitors and locals. We look forward...More

Reviewed 12 April 2018

What’s the best way to spend a rainy Day? Kayaking down the Derwent River of course! Even on a rainy day with no kayaking experience (which resulted in me falling into the river twice!) this experience was as exciting as it was different. Between the...More

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TassieBound2012, Owner at Tassie Bound, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Hi Sam, Thank you for taking the time to review your adventure with Tassie Bound and trusting us with your special day. What an adventure! The rapids trip is certainly a favourite and we love showcasing the best of our "backyard" to locals and visitors...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Thank you to Fiona and Liam at Tassie Bound Adventures. These two are fantastic from start to finish. They are professional, while keeping it fun and exciting. I recently did a tour down to the South West National Park, where to hiked Mt Eliza and...More

Thank Persia S
TassieBound2012, Owner at Tassie Bound, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Hi Persia, Thank you for taking the time to review your adventures with us. We agree that we are very blessed to have such a special part of Tasmania at our doorstep and just as lucky that we get to share it with amazing locals...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved out day out on the Derwent River. Great hosts with so much knowledge about the area. Lunch was absolutely delicious. Highly recommend this to anyone.

Thank Jule2014
TassieBound2012, Owner at Tassie Bound, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thanks you for your review Julie. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your day on the River Derwent. It is a very special part of Tasmania and we thank you for choosing Tassie Bound.

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Having never been in a kayak before I was a little unsure how this would go. The twilight platypus kayak tour ended up being one of the highlights of our time in Tasmania. Liam and Fiona are very professional with many years of experience and...More

Thank Julesmac1
TassieBound2012, Owner at Tassie Bound, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thank you for your review Julesmac1, We loved meeting and adventuring with you both. It's great watching guests transition from nervous paddlers at the beginning to leaving with big smiles and confidence to tackle other adventures. We would love to see you again soon on...More

Reviewed 9 March 2018

My thanks to Liam for a wonderful evening on the beatuiful Derwent river. Liam was a great host - super friendly he made everyone feel right at home instantly. The stretch of river we paddled is absolutely stunning and we got to see four amazing...More

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TassieBound2012, Owner at Tassie Bound, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hi Sian, Thank you for taking your time to review your Tassie Bound Kayak Adventure. We are thrilled that you were able to sight four platypus in the wild. It is certainly a treat to see them so happy and thriving in their own habitat....More

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