Tasmania is a natural haven for Australian wildlife. Wallabies, seals, penguins and wedge-tailed eagles can be found without venturing too far from the state’s capital, Hobart, and encounters with friendly wildlife are an almost inevitable feature of this holiday.
A visit to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary is a chance to come face to face with many animals that are nearing extinction. There are animal encounters with wombats and sugar gliders and a chance to feed the infamous Tasmanian tiger
No trip to the historic town of Richmond would be complete without spending time at ZooDoo Zoo where visitors get to feed a lion, pat a reptile and participate in feeding time for the zoos inhabitants
Stroll through the famous Salamanca Markets where over 300 stallholders sell fresh and gourmet produce, arts, crafts and handiwork
Spend the afternoon aboard a luxury boat cruising down the Derwent River