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Par Avion fly daily into the South West National Park of Tasmania, offering full and half day tours to Bathurst Harbour and Port Davey. Landing at Melaleuca, you'll enjoy a boat trip, refreshments and/or lunch, as you get a chance to experience the pristine wilderness of this World Heritage Listed Area. Par Avon also provide tours to other parts of the state including Strahan and the Gordon River, Wineglass Bay, Maria Island and the 3 Capes. Par Avion also operate specalised helicopter tours, ranging from 20 minute scenic flights, to all day personalised helicopter experiences
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Southwest Tasmania Wilderness Experience: Fly Cruise and Walk Including Lunch
Discover Tasmania’s Southwest National Park by plane during this tour from Hobart. This remote UNESCO World Heritage Site is mostly accessible via plane or boat. During the flight, check out Hobart and southern Tasmania from above before touching down inside the wilderness setting. Then board a boat and cruise around Bathurst Harbour.
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8 hours
from $415.58
Strahan Day Trip by Air from Hobart Including a Gordon River Cruise
Soak up the scenery of Tasmania by air, land and sea on this unforgettable 9-hour tour from Hobart. Start your adventure with a scenic 50-minute flight to Strahan, then board a catamaran for a 5.5-hour cruise down the serene Gordon River. Keep your camera to hand as you float past UNESCO-listed landscapes, spot landmarks like Hells Gates and take a walking tour of historic Sarah Island. After tucking into a buffet lunch on-board (included), return to Strahan to explore the pretty town on foot. This small-group tour is limited to 14.
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9 hours
from $484.96
Wineglass Bay And Maria Island Wildlife Scenic Flight From Hobart
Leave the busy streets of Hobart behind for a few hours and fly over to Maria Island, a serene, untouched hideaway for Tasmania’s native wildlife that’s only accessible by ferry or plane. Get to know the island’s endangered residents, including wombats, swift parrots and Tasmanian devils, and walk around its ancient gumtree forests. On the way over, take in Tasmania’s gorgeous east coast – including the pink granite mountains of Freycinet National Park and the white sands beach at Wineglass Bay.
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3 hours
from $276.82
3-Day Southwest National Park Wilderness Camping Tour
Take a walk on the wild side with a 3-day luxury camping adventure in Tasmania’s Southwest National Park.  Enjoy a scenic 1-hour flight over Bruny Island, spot rare birds at the Deny King Memorial Hide and marvel over the UNESCO-listed landscapes. That’s not all: hike to the peak of Mt Beattie or Mt Rugby (optional); discover the region’s fascinating Aboriginal heritage; and cruise around the Bathurst Harbour Marine Reserve. This action-packed tour includes deluxe accommodation at a private campsite, all meals and round-trip flights from Hobart.
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3 days
from $1,731.00
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We originally booked this trip in the hope of seeing the extremely rare orange bellied parrots but with the added bonus of seeing some otherwise hard to get to Tasmanian wilderness. This tour did not disappoint! The flights down and back had everything - fantastic...More

Thank shirleypants
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have often wondered about the SW Wilderness of Tasmania around Port Davey and Bathurst Harbour but really had no idea of the expanse and sheer beauty of this area until we joined the SW Wilderness Camp for a 2 night stay. It's hard to...More

Date of experience: December 2019
Thank dccon
Reviewed 2 days ago

AMAZING!!....very hands on, My pilot Jeremy was amazing, I’m going to book again....still taking in the experience some 12hrs later...can’t wait to get up again....

Date of experience: December 2019
Thank V3763ITdavida
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very excited about going to Wineglass Bay with Par Avion. We reserved and prepaid with a pickup to be at 10:30 in the cruise ship terminal. We were early. They weren't! They never showed up as we panicked looking inside, outside and at...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Cam8880
Reviewed 1 week ago

They are one of the few to offer the possibility to visit Southwest National park for a day. Expedition in small group you will have the opportunity to admire beautiful landscape.

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Date of experience: September 2019
Thank clementine_bene
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Does exactly what it says on the can! Picked up on time; pleasant driver; good briefing at the airfield; route flown as promised, with balanced commentary & explanations, and landing on Maria Island pefect. Packed luncn of very high standard

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Date of experience: November 2019
Thank 2xCS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were picked up from our accommodation and driven to the airport where we were met by our friendly pilot. After a quick trip from Hobart to Strahan we were then driven to meet up with the Gordon River Cruise. What a fabulous trip! Lots...More

Thank MJZMMB
ParAvionManagement, Manager at Par Avion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review, glad you enjoyed your day

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had tried to decide about taking a tour with a long drive or a flight to travel outside Hobart. I am SO glad I decided to fly with these guys. Nick was a great and safe pilot and gave us lots of good info...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Linda d
ParAvionManagement, Manager at Par Avion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you !

Reviewed October 17, 2019 via mobile

I organised this tour as a surprise for my wife's 40th, fair to say it was an absolute winner! We could not fault any aspect of this tour - From the point of being chauffeured to the airstrip to the awesome service offered by Greg...More

Thank Q8902IMpauld
ParAvionManagement, Manager at Par Avion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you ! yes a great motto :)

Reviewed October 3, 2019 via mobile

Great service from Par Avian, and fantastic lunch with friends at Frogmore Creek. Cerytainly recommend. A word to the folks at Frogmore Creek, they could definitely improve the 'entrance' by greeting the guests arriving by helicopter. We landed and were simply told to make our...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Erin L
ParAvionManagement, Manager at Par Avion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you for the review - will pass the word on

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dimityr2016
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Response from Connie H | Reviewed this property |
We traveled late November and it was perfect.
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Matthew W
December 27, 2014|
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Response from ParAvionManagement | Property representative |
Hi Matthew, We have a wilderness camp based at Forest Lag, to which I'm thinking you are referring to. Generally we only do a 3 day / 2 night option, but could look at doing a 2 day / 1 night option. This would be a fully... More
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