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Russell Falls
Gray Line Day Tour 780

Experience the tranquillity of pristine rainforest, tall tree ferns and majestic Russell Falls at Mt Field National Park. View pristine rainforest and oldest trout hatchery in the Southern Hemisphere.

Heading north-west from Hobart along the beautiful Derwent Valley, enjoy sights of native birds and quaint towns including Claremont the home of Cadbury's. Visit 'Salmon Ponds' a trout hatchery in operation since 1864 and perhaps hand feed the trout and salmon before enjoying a morning tea. Travel through dense rainforest fern glades and experience the stunning Russell Falls located in the Mount Field National Park. Take a stroll beneath the huge fronds of the forest canopy before time for lunch (own expense) at the Waterfalls Cafe and return journey to Hobart.

Highlights of this tour

  • 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

Adult: $130   Child: $65

Russell Falls in Mount Field National Park

Adult: $130

Child: $65



Tue, Sun (Nov 1 to Apr 30)
Sun (May 1 to Oct 31)
Departs: 9.15am Returns: 4.00pm

Fare Includes

Hotel pickup and drop off, morning tea, entry to Salmon Ponds and Mt Field National Park, free on-coach WiFi

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Image Credits: Some images courtesy of Tourism Tasmania & Geoff Murray