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Deluxe Hobart Tour: Coal River Farm, Bonorong National Park and Richmond

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  • View chocolate and cheese making, with tastings at the Coal River Farm
  • Explore different types of Abalone at the TasLive Abalone
  • Get an up-close view of Australia′s native animals at Bonorong Wildlife Park
  • Visit Richmond, one of the Australia’s most unique and historic towns


Experience the Coal River Farm and see Tasmania’s finest gourmet cheese and chocolate being made on site; pick some of the world’s tastiest strawberries and other orchard fruits.

Take a tour of the Bonorong Wildlife Conservation Centre, where the habitats of Australia’s native creatures, including wombats, quolls, sugar gliders, and cockatoos, are faithfully re-created.

Visit the Georgian-style village of Richmond, a throwback to Australia’s eerie beginnings as a penal colony for convicts and bushrangers.

Enjoy a tasting at the TasLive Abalone and learn about the processing of Abalone.


You will be picked up from Gray Line Terminal, Brooke Street Pier or from your hotel (subject to availability) by an air-conditioned luxury coach for the Deluxe Hobart Tour.

You will be taken for an amazing experience at the Coal River Farm; Tasmania’s hub of handmade cheese, chocolate, farm grown. You will see the artisan cheese being crafted by master cheese makers and will witness the fine skills of chocolatiers combining some of the world's best chocolates with local farm flavours. You will learn about how the cheese, chocolate and farm fruits are made, grown or processed. You will meet the Chocolatier and the Cheese Maker and will also get to pick your own fruit.

Then visit the TasLive Abalone, learn about the processing of Abalone and enjoy a tasting. You can purchase your own lunch at the Hobart’s waterfront.

Proceed to the Bonorong Wildlife Conservation Centre, which is scenically perched above the Brighton Valley. Here you’ll find a wide array of animals native to Australia, including wombats, emus, and adorable Tasmanian devils.

You can cuddle a koala if you arrive during feeding time, and free food pellets are provided if you want a kangaroo or wallaby to eat out of your palm. Take a guided tour and learn about the habits and habitats of the many creatures in this wonderful Conservation Centre.

You will then head to Richmond, one of Australia’s most unique and historically significant sites. This village transports you to Australia’s early days as a penal colony, with marvellously preserved Georgian architecture, cobblestone roads, picturesque cottages and the eerie old jail.

Richmond is home to Australia’s oldest extant Catholic Church and the nation’s oldest bridge, which was built by convicts in the early 1800s. It also has a wide array of shops, galleries and restaurants.

Your tour ends from where it started.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

01 May - 31 Oct: Friday
01 Nov - 30 Apr: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday


8 hours Approx.

Start time


Meeting point

The tour starts from Gray Line Terminal, Brooke Street Pier.
Hotel pick-up can also be arranged on contacting the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour (subject to availability)
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

Ending point

Meeting point

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  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (subject to availability)
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned luxury coach with English commentary
  • Coal River Farm Experience
  • TasLive Abalone Tasting and Tour
  • Entrance fee to Wildlife Conservation Centre
  • Guided tour of Bonorong National Conservation Centre


  • Lunch
  • Gratuities


Don’t forget your camera!

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Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm your departure details

Hotel pick-up can also be arranged on contacting the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour (subject to availability)

Cruise has limited availability mid July through to mid October.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
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