We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Discover Tasmania Tours

Launceston, Australia
More
About Discover Tasmania Tours
Choose a Tasmanian sightseeing day tour or more from wine cellar doors, local produce farms, national scenic sites, wildlife parks, historical precincts, hydro electric power stations or custom made just for you. John is fully insured, accredited and reliable. Come with John from Discover Tasmania Tours and find out "What's around the corner".
Open Now
Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers talk about
Tours and Tickets by Discover Tasmania Tours
Tours from Discover Tasmania Tours tend to sell out - travelers recommend booking in advance!
The three hour tour is designed to educate visitors and enjoy the opportunity to observe th​​e native animals.

The walk follows a Grade 2 walking track and no bushwalking experience is required. The track has hardened and compacted surfaces that has a gentle hill sections and occasional steps.
Read more
from $45.25
Trevallyn hydroelectric power station is located 5 minutes from the heart of Launceston and was commissioned in 1955.

It houses 4 generators of around 25MW capacity each and supplies around 4% of Tasmania's installed generating capacity.
Read more
from $27.84
Reviews (106)
Filter reviews
106 results
Traveler rating
98
8
0
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
98
8
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews cradle mountain thanks john trowunna wildlife park day trip his knowledge ben lomond an amazing guide flexible tour inside information wineglass bay raspberry farm power station highlight of our trip gold mine wonderful tour local history launceston area
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 106 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

John was a great tour guide and driver. We learned so much about Northern Tasmania and we had a fantastic trip to the snow. Highly recommended and we are definitely coming back to see more of this beautiful state 🏂⛷More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank dianici
John L, Owner at Discover Tasmania Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for choosing to come to Ben Lomond and take a skiing lesson. You both did exceptionally well for beginners so share your photos and stories with freinds and relatives and hoping to meet again one day. Safe travels and the best of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did the Snow Tour with John today and it was wonderful. I’m a local, but had not been up to Ben Lomond for years. It was great to go up with someone with the local knowledge John had. Driving up Jacob’s Ladder I felt...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank susancM6006NL
John L, Owner at Discover Tasmania Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Susan and thanks so much for your kind review and it was a pleasure to take a local to explore their back yard in the winter wonderland we have just an hours drive from Launceston. I wish you the best of health, safe travels...More

Reviewed July 12, 2019

We booked an All Day Cradle Mountain and surrounds tour from Fiji. This was an amazing tour and we were lucky to have an amazing Guide "Shelly". It was a long day but we never felt one bit tired as we were able to see...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank romil388
John L, Owner at Discover Tasmania Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2019

Hi Romil and thank you so much for a wonderful review. Shelley had a great time with you and your family also and it is a pleasure to share such wonderful sites and experiences with great guests from overseas. I wish you all the very...More

Reviewed June 12, 2019

John is a very nice tour guide and he is very willing to communicate with us during the tour even though our English is not very good! Proper and smooth arrangement of the tour has brought us a satisfying trip!More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank rubyfung0511
John L, Owner at Discover Tasmania Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2019

Hi Ruby and I thank you for your kind review. It was a real pleasure to meet you all and show you around select parts and in particular the Limestone Caves and the Trowunna Wildlife Park at Mole Creek. WIshing you safe travels and good...More

Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

3rd day in Tasmania and had an awesome day tripping about! Then initial plan was to visit the Trowunna Wildlife Park, pop by Cataract Gorge and have lunch there, followed by a quick stop at Grindelwald and Bruny’s Lookout before a couple of stops at...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank starzdevil
John L, Owner at Discover Tasmania Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2019

Hi there and thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review for me. The Trowunna wildlife sanctuary is an amazing place to get up close and personal with some of Tasmania's native animals and learn about them. Some of our scenery is...More

Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

John (business owner) showed us all the attractions around Launceston and Tamar Valley but the best attraction was John himself. He was well prepared with local knowledge and fresh snacks. If you're going to choose a tour guide, choose John at Discover Tasmania Tours! He...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank lenahe6
John L, Owner at Discover Tasmania Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2019

Thank you for your very kind review and it was a pleasure to meet you both and share some of our cool climate wines plus some of our wonderful scenery along the way. Wishing you both great health and the safest of travels.

Reviewed April 9, 2019 via mobile

What a wonderful day out! As a solo Traveller it was fabulous to be able to have a private guide through the region. John customized the day based on my interests and I even got to fit in some shopping :) Highly recommend John and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BlondeBunny
John L, Owner at Discover Tasmania Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Thanks so much for your kind review and recommendation. I do love what I do and it is so wonderful to see the guests interact with all we have on offer here in Tasmania. Wishing you the safest of travels and the best of health​...More

Reviewed March 16, 2019

This was our second day tour with John in the past two years and we have thoroughly enjoyed both. John is so full of knowledge and flexible with what you want from your tour.More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank scott w
John L, Owner at Discover Tasmania Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2019

Thanks Scott for your kind review and it was great to see you both again and share some different wineries with you and your friends. I am so lucky to meet great guests like you and your friends and share some tasty delights around this...More

Reviewed March 10, 2019

from the moment you meet John until the end of the days journey, you feel as if you are spending the day with your best friend... great info, well mannered, fun stories, always attentive to our needs... we would recommend to anyone as a great...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Wally C
John L, Owner at Discover Tasmania Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Thanks Wally & Pat for your kind words and great company on our tour to the Bay of Fires. It is always a pleasure to meet wonderful guests and share the landscape and lifestyle that is on offer to us here in Tasmania. I wish...More

Reviewed February 27, 2019

We booked the Launceston and Tamar Vally tour. John arrived early and took care of us all day. John’s knowledge of the area is outstanding. Very laid back tour and covered so much. Our favourite was the Beaconsfield gold mine and Cataract Gorge, but we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 28melindat
John L, Owner at Discover Tasmania Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2019

Thanks Melinda for your very nice review and I trust you will return one day to explore more of this wonderful island I call home. Safe travels to you both and wishing you the best of health.

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
ashleighg450
January 9, 2019|
Answer
Response from John L | Property representative |
Yes, we have lots of fun on all my tours.
0
Votes
SHAILESH M
June 14, 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from 176JohnL | Property representative |
Hello and apologies for the delay in responding as I have just came across this message. I am available on your proposed date and can take you on a tour of the mole creek caves. Due to recent flood damage only King Solomons... More
1
Vote