Tasmanian wildlife, forest enchantment & campfire dining
Day 1 – Trowunna Wildlife Park – Optional
Departing Launceston we travel to Trowunna Wildlife Park for a private tour, you can walk amongst the Forester kangaroos, cuddle a wombat and see the Tasmanian devils being fed. Lunch before travelling to Scottsdale.
Day 1 – Canopy Capers at Critter Creek
Enjoy the hunt for the elusive platypus, relax to the afternoon sounds of the bush chorus from nearby birds and enjoy a campfire dinner with a Tassie beer or wine and capture the timeless ambience of Tasmania’s forest. As the sun goes down, hear the chuckling of kookaburras and take an enchanted walk under the stars for an understanding and appreciation of wildlife movements in the Tasmanian bush. Experience the excitement and magic as nocturnal creatures appear from the bush and trees and go about their business in looking for their nightly tasty forest meal, featuring Benny’s Bettongs. Overnight stay at Beulah Heritage B&B – dinner on tour.
Day 2 – Ben Lomond & Quoll Patrol
Depart Scottsdale for Ben Lomond National Park, a spectacular mountain of dolerite columns and scree slopes. Impressive views and a magnificent array of alpine vegetation are on offer. After a picnic lunch we travel to Evercreech Forest Reserve (seasonal visit) and visit the world’s tallest white gum trees and walk amongst ancient tree ferns before culminating with a gourmet campfire bush tucker dinner and wildlife spotting on private acreage. Sit by the campfire and enjoy a Tassie beer or wine and experience one of nature’s best after-dark wildlife shows going around.
(Evercreech visit is seasonal – subject to daylight hours).