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Tasmania: South Eastern Victoria & Melbourne Extension

10 Dec — 14 Dec 2019 | Tour Director: Mark Hanger

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Mark Hanger, MA

graduate of Otago University, experienced botanist and ornithologist

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Itinerary

Day

1

Depart Hobart on morning flight to Melbourne for overnight stay. Afternoon guided historical walk of central Melbourne.

Day

2

Whole day and evening excursion to the west of Melbourne for the Serendip Sanctuary (grey kangaroo, emu, array of birdlife). Seek out koala and learn about koala research being undertaken in the Brisbane Ranges. Overnight stay in Lorne.

Day

3

Follow the scenic Great Ocean Road to Otway National Park (magnificent rainforests), Port Campbell National Park (echidnas, wallabies, lizards, colourful birdlife), the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge. Overnight stay in or near Port Campbell.

Day

4

Return to Melbourne across the Western Plains (thousands of extinct volcanoes, savannah lands, volcanic lakes, spectacular views). Travel via Lake Corangamite, largest permanent saline lake in Australia often covered with prolific birdlife. Overnight stay in Melbourne.

Day

5

Tour disperses after breakfast at the hotel.

Tour Dates

10 Dec — 14 Dec 2019

Days

5

Cost

£1735

Tour Code

TASX-19

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Cost of £1735 includes: flight between Hobart and Melbourne, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, all meals with water, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included: visa, travel insurance, single room supplement £265, international flights at the end of the tour.

 
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