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“Tasman Island Cruise, here we come!”

Tasman Island Cruises
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$175.48*
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Full-Day Tasman Peninsula Tour from Hobart
Ranked #1 of 89 Tours in Hobart
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Explore the spectacular coast of the Tasman Peninsula with Robert Pennicott and his team on the yellow boats. Cruise beneath the highest sea cliffs in the Southern Hemisphere and explore the deep sea caves and archways along the coast. Come face to face with wildlife including seals, dolphins, whales and sea birds. Tasman Island Cruises depart from Port Arthur or you can join our Full Day Tour from Hobart.
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Reviewed May 12, 2013

Highly recommended! What an exhilarating experience! Do not miss out!

We were lucky to have good weather on our side, it was a sunny day despite the strong chilly winds so the temperature was easy to adapt to. Thanks to the advanced advise from Mr. Pennicott's reservations team to be in warm clothes from head to toe. His team was likewise friendly and the guides were truly knowledgeable, the "captain" of the highly maneuverable yellow boat we were in was the best, especially when he drove the boat near the Jurassic cliffs and rocks to see wild fur seals sunning themselves and then taking us into deep caves with giant waves all around. We even had a family of dolphins cruise alongside our boats as we rode the waves..they were fast!

Tasmania is truly an awesome place and would definitely go back for more nature and adventure tours on a longer stay.

Thank Denise C
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Reviewed May 11, 2013

My reason for booking the tour was to see the historic Port Arthur site, and the inclusion of the boat cruise was a bonus. The cruise ended up being the highlight of the whole holiday! The staff were incredible in their knowledge and ability to give really interesting information in a relaxed way. The morning tea was great, freshly made muffins and coffee to order. Lunch orders were taken on departure from Hobart so I wasnt expecting too much from a salad roll and juice, what we ended up with was homemade soup, delicious fresh roll and some yummy local treats. The bus driver Phil gave great advice on the best way to maximise the time so we could see everything. The staff made the day very relaxed and enjoyable, would gladly book with the company again, next time for the Bruny Island tour!

Thank bellamn2003
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

I had asked about the predicted weather conditions for the day & was told 'greatly improved', 'windy weather will have passed by then'. Possibly I should have asked for specifics, i.e. wind speed & swell... We were not advised about bringing wind proof clothing & I am so glad we did. So, if you don't mind the chance of extreme cold, wind & rough ocean then go for it. The cliffs are amazing however this trip was not worth the money.

1  Thank stellerjaybird
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Reviewed May 4, 2013

Do not miss out on this trip. Book it now.
I visited Tasmania with some good friends in April and we were unsure what to do while situated in Hobart for 4 days.
We decided to book this Tasman Cruise and found it too be one of the best tours ever taken. The guides were so friendly and knowledgable about the area and you could tell they felt lucy to work in their environment as they were truly passionate about it.
There was so much beauty to see in the coastline between the naturally forming caves and the amazing wildlife.
We loved it! Thanks again Damo and Damo!
DO NOT MISS!!!

1  Thank Morgan L
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Reviewed April 27, 2013

Thoroughly enjoyed going out with Damo and Issy (hope the spelling is correct) on the yellow boat. The trip was amazing and the information that Damo imparted was fantastic. These two young people certainly know their stuff. It was a little rough but that is half the fun. The cliffs and amazing rock outcrops were breath taking. Getting into caves and up close to cliffs added to the thrill. We were lucky enough to witness a feeding frenzie with a seal having caught something and an Albatross and other birds taking part. Damo circled so that we could get a better look, I would thoroughly recommend this experience. It is well run and safe.

Jenny M.

Thank Jenny M
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