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Start of a 1 Week Tour

Posted on December 18, 2016 at 5:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Today I have started a 1 week tour with a delightful family visiting from Hong Kong  It was a day exploring the surrounds of Launceston and Bridstowe Lavender Farm. They enjoyed a little wine and whiskey tasting at the Leaning Church, before finishing their day at Cataract Gorge. A stunning day for their first day of tour.

Cataract Gorge

Last Day of a 4 Day Tour

Posted on December 5, 2016 at 4:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Well today it is farewell to my delightful guests from Hong Kong after a 4 Day Tour of Tasmania and it was a trip from Cradle Mountain  through to Lake St Clair to Hobart...a little wet on the way ...but didn't dampen spirits any.  Have a great time tomorrow on the Tasman Peninsula Cruise  and see you again one day ....safe and happy travels!!

The Wall in the Wilderness

A Great Day at Cradle Mountain

Posted on December 4, 2016 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Today their tour took them from the North West to Cradle Mountain. It was a great day for my Guests as there were quite a few wombats around and the rain stayed away until later this afternoon. They manged to get a few short walks in and loved the scenery...and so many opportunities for photo shoots....another great day on tour in Tasmania

Wombats at Cradle Mountain



Arthur River Tasmania North West Tasmania

Posted on December 3, 2016 at 5:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Today my guest's enjoyed their time out on the Arthur River Tour with MV George Robinson.....and I think they enjoyed the solitude that the Tarkine and Arthur River has to offer  They finished their day out at the Edge of the World  Another good day weather wise as well....tomorrow on tour it is Cradle Mountain

Arthur River


Start of a 4 Day Tour

Posted on December 2, 2016 at 5:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Today I have started a 4 day tour with a lovely couple visiting from Hong Kong and Malaysia. They had been blessed today with great weather ...of course on the North West of Tasmania and it was a gourmet food trail and lots of wonderful scenery along the way. They are looking forward to their tour on the Arthur River.

Boat Harbour North West Tasmania

End of a 2 Day Tour

Posted on December 1, 2016 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Well it is farewell to my local Tasmanian guest who fulfilled his trail, over the past 2 days of touring, covering a few memories of the past. Today it was down to the Tasman Peninsula and we visited the historic Gold Mines  and Remarkabe Cave and a stunning day. Will see you again one day to explore a little further. Safe travels.

Tasman Peninsula

A 2 Day Tour Tasmania

Posted on November 30, 2016 at 6:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Today I have been joined by a local who wants to re track a few memories over the next couple of days and it was to the Far South of Tasmania today to finally reach Cockle Creek ....everyone must experience the furthest road south in Australia and pat the Whale!

Tahune Airwalk

Great Day Tour to South West Tasmania

Posted on November 29, 2016 at 5:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Well a few days ago it was the wet weather, low cloud and mist and yet today - stunning blue skies and picturesque scenery all the way. My Guests visiting from England and Aussie just loved their experience and the beauty of the South West of Tasmania


Goron

A Cruise Ship Shore Tour from Hobart

Posted on November 24, 2016 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Today I had a lovey group visiting fro the USA off the Cruise Ship in Hobart and we ventured down south...the #Huon Trail and visited alot of gourmet tasting places along the way...so much to see in the South #Discovertasmania Happy sailing guys!


Hartzview


A Day on the Tarkine on the North West of Tasmania

Posted on November 24, 2016 at 7:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Today I took a lovely couple from California on tour off a Cruise Ship in Burnie and their main destination was the Tarkinewildernesslodge where they were meeting Maree for a short Guided tour. Thanks Maree for making their day very special by encouraging a few of your rehabilitated wallaby and pademelon friends to come out and say Hi....They thoroughly enjoyed their morning with you and loved the Lodge. This is a special part of Tasmania  at the edge of theTarkine and a must see or stay for all. We made our way back to Burnie with a few short stops before they left later that afternoon.Happy sailing and maybe one day you will be back to enjoy that Lodge! This is a great Cruise Ship Shore tour from Burnie.

The Tarkine

Wildlife at Bonorong & Art at MONA

Posted on November 16, 2016 at 3:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Facebook is being a little peculiar again with loading pictures....will see what happens next post. Anyway today I will say farewell to my guests from Connecticut after spending yesterday around Richmond and with our wildlife at Bonorong feeding kangaroos and some great shots with the Koalas. They finished their day with a visit to MONA which I am sure they enjoyed. Safe and happy travels guys and more adventures ahead!

Bonorong Wildlife

A 2 Day Tour Tasmania

Posted on November 16, 2016 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Today I took 2 lovely Guests visiting from Connecticut in the USA. They have a limited time in Hobart so today it was down to the Tasman Peninsula to join the Tasman Island Cruises which they thoroughly enjoyed and whales still coming through so very lucky. They finished their day at Port Arthur and tomorrow a little time in the morning for a few more sites.

Port Arthur

Last Day of a 4 Day Tour

Posted on November 12, 2016 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Tonight I said bye to my lovely guests who have been on a 4 day tour with me, visiting from Brisbane in Qld and Perth in WA. One couple had visited 26 years ago and had fun stepping back into Tasmania again. The weather was very good to them and they thoroughly enjoyed their half day experience on the Wilderness Railway on the South West of Tasmania - a must visit when over this way and of course historic Stanley on the North West of Tasmania. They thoroughly enjoyed their time up here and I wish you all the best for your future travels ...it's been a pleasure!....


A Great day from Hobart to Strahan

Posted on November 9, 2016 at 5:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Today with the sun still shining, their  tour took them across to Strahan on the west of Tasmania stopping off at Tarraleah and Lake St Clair on the way.  The highlight for my Guests were the great pies, mushy peas and mashed potatoes with gravy at the The Hungry Wombat Cafe Derwent BridgeYUM!...


Hungry Wombat Cafe

A Great start to a 4 Day Tour

Posted on November 8, 2016 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Well what a great start today for my lovely guests visiting from Brisbane in Qld and Perth in WA. They are good friends and a couple of them have traveled alot in Tasmania and keep coming back.The weather turned it on as we made our way down to Port Arthur stopping off for a chocolate tasting at Federation chocolate, a great lunch at Doolicious Cafe and onto Port Arthur. They will sleep well tonight.


Tasman Peninsula

Great Cruise Ship Day Tour

Posted on October 29, 2016 at 7:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Today I had my first Cruise ship day tour from Hobart with a lovely group of guests visiting off the MS Noordam from Virginia in America and the weather turned it on for them. They loved their tour out to MT Field NP and as per usual a great lunch at the The Possum Shed Cafe before spending the rest of the day Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary with a few short stops along the way.  I hope that sailing is better than you anticipate...weather wise!!


Bonorong Feeding kangaroos

Great Day on the North West of Tasmania

Posted on October 19, 2016 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Today I had a day tour with 2 lovely Guests who were sisters, visiting from Oklahoma in the USA. They have been in Tasmania for a few weeks touring through different parts of our State using various tour companies to get them from "A" to "B"...and they really have enjoyed a great taste of what Tasmania has to offer . The North West of Tasmania turned it on today with only 2 days left at the Table Cape Tulip farm before the full on de-heading of tulips starts. My guests were fortunate enough to pick a few.... before they slowly disappeared....as we know this is all about the Bulbs...as much as we all love the flowers!...All and all a great day and enjoy your last few days Gals....taking it easy!...Happy and safe travels for the future.!


Hobart to Strahan - End of a 5 Day Tour

Posted on October 11, 2016 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Tonight I said farewell to my lovely guests visiting from Innisfail in Qld and they had certainly experienced the taste of "weather" in Tasmania on the end of their last day of a 5 Day Tour in Spring. They had an added adventure with storms in the West of Tasmania, enjoying their time in Strahan on the West Coast Railway and Heritage Gordon River Cruises. On our drive down to Hobart we had a little snow along the way...just to add to their little adventure on the beautiful South West of Tasmania. Happy and safe travels.....enjoy your remaining time in Hobart!


Tasmania I Drive

Start of a 5 Day Tour

Posted on October 7, 2016 at 6:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Today I started a 5 Day Tour with a lovely couple who arrived off the Spirit of Tasmania this morning visiting from Queensland and what better place to start than a great breakfast at Anvers chocolate. We visited the Guide Falls which were stunning  and then a taste of what the Emu Valley Rhododendron  Garden has to offer and spent the rest of the day at Table Cape Tulip Farm and the tulips are stunning at the moment. Tonight they are at Stanley...and tomorrow heading south west.....

Table Cape Tulip Farm

Last Day of a 4 Day Tour of Tasmania

Posted on August 15, 2016 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Today was the last day of a 4 day private tour for my lovely Guests from Hong Kong.  It was a day for learning for Vick as they taught me about ‪PokemonGo‬...surprising everyone we met along the way. The first one Spearow at the Huontrail‬ visitors centre.......Apart from Pokemon lessons they braved it as we ventured up to Mt Wellington, but alas the weather changed dramatically. They warmed up as the day went along with a few tastings here and there of our wonderful wine and cider. I wish them all the best and more laughter in their next adventure in the Northern Territory!. It has been a pleasure...safe and happy travels!

Eevee


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