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Russell Falls

Highlights / General details
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. 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.

As we leave Hobart and follow the Derwent River into the beautiful Derwent Valley keep a look out for native birds along the shores of the river before arriving at New Norfolk - the heart of this valley of tiny towns and agriculture.
Pass through the hop fields of Bushy Park.
Visit the Salmon Ponds, the oldest trout hatchery in the Southern Hemisphere, in operation since 1864.
Enjoy a complimentary morning tea.
Perhaps feed the trout and salmon.
Visit the Museum - all this set amidst historic surrounds within the original and stunning English parklands.
Arriving at Mt. Field National Park start with an easy walk through a canopy of rainforest and fern glades to view crystal clear waters and the spectacle of Russell Falls.
Soak up the serenity and atmosphere of majestic tall tree ferns providing a canopy for a delightful walk alongside a forest stream.
Lunch (at your own expense) can be enjoyed in the park.
Return to Hobart alongside the Derwent River crossing Bowen Bridge overlooking the Incat catamaran manufacturing firm.
There may be an opportunity to purchase fresh raspberries from roadside stalls (seasonal).

Inclusion
Admission to Salmon Ponds; Morning tea; Entry to Mt. Field National Park.

Exclusion
Hotel pick up and drop off; Food and beverage; Gratuity.

Hours of operation
Available Tuesday and Thursday departing at 9:15am. Check in at 9:00am.

Duration
Approximately 7 hours.

Location
Tour departs from Brooke Street Pier, Hobart.

Participant restrictions
Any child under the minimum child age will travel free of charge and they will have to sit on their parents lap, if you prefer that the child has their own seat then you will have to pay the child fare.

Policies
Cancellation: 4 days prior 50% penalty, 2 days prior 100% penalty. No show always 100% penalty.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**