Mt Field National Park, Russell Falls, Salmon Ponds
Tour code: 780
Operates: -T----S, Departs: 9:15 AM, Returns: 4:00 PM
Morning tea, entry to Salmon Ponds and Mt Field National Park
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Wilderness, waterfalls and wildlife...
Experience the tranquillity of pristine rainforest, tall tree ferns and majestic Russell Falls at Mt Field National Park.
- Travel north west skirting Mt Wellington and follow the Derwent River
- City of Glenorchy and Claremont - the home of Cadbury's
- Look for native birds along the shores of the Derwent River
- Beautiful Derwent Valley - tiny towns and agriculture
- New Norfolk - heart of the Derwent Valley
- Pass through the Hop fields
- Visit Salmon Ponds, the oldest trout hatchery in the Southern Hemisphere, in operation since 1864
- Delightful complimentary morning tea with tea/coffee
- Opportunity to feed the trout and salmon
- Inspect the Museum of Trout Fishing and Tasmanian Angling Hall of Fame set amidst historic surrounds within the original English parklands
- Learn about the events that make up Tasmania's rich angling history and the significant contribution of trout fishing pioneers to Tasmania's world renowned trout fishery
- Experience the stillness of rainforest fern glades at Mt Field National Park
- Majestic tall tree ferns provide a canopy for a delightful walk alongside a forest stream
- Witness the spectacle of Russell Falls
- Lunch is available at own expense at Waterfalls Cafe
- Return alongside the Derwent River crossing Bowen Bridge overlooking the Incat catamaran manufacturing firm
- In season, purchase fresh raspberries from roadside stalls.