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Cruise to Bruny Island
A special kind of experience
EXHILARATION meets indulgence on the
Bruny Wildlife Adventure --- an unforgettable
expedition blending Tasmania's natural
beauty, wildlife, and superb food and wine.
Your adventure begins and ends in Hobart
aboard the luxury catamaran Peppermint Bay
II and also includes an incredible expedition
off Bruny Island aboard the state-of-the-art
coastal vessel Adventure.
You'll experience South Bruny's sculpted
coastline and abundant wildlife including
soaring sea eagles, sleek dolphins and tiny
penguins, and travel into the mystical
Southern Ocean where graceful albatross and
migrating whales are regular visitors.
Here, you'll journey into the heart of a
remote Australian fur seal colony for an up-
close encounter with these amazing animals
in their natural habitat, including live vision
from the Adventure's undersea cameras.
Your adventure includes a tour of Bruny
Island and lunch at your expedition retreat set
among private gardens with sweeping
oceanic views. Here you'll sample fresh Get
Shucked Pacific Oysters, Bruny Island
Cheese Company cheeses and Island
Produce chocolate fudge. Indulge in a
delicious, individual lunch platter of fresh
regional produce prepared by Peppermint
Bay's Paul Foreman.
Your adventure ends with the return cruise
to Hobart aboard the Peppermint Bay II,
reflecting on the ultimate day of exhilaration
and adventure, luxury and relaxation.
Relax at a chalet
Accommodation near the forest
DERWENT Bridge Chalets and Studios is the halfway point on the
drive between Hobart and Strahan.
This quality three and a half star accommodation consists of six
self-contained chalets for couples, families and groups set in a quiet
location looking on to an attractive snow gum forest.
Two of the units are superb spa chalets --- just for couples ---
offering great comfort and privacy.
Four studios have been added for visitors seeking private, self-
contained accommodation on a smaller scale than provided in the
If you wish to dine out, Derwent Bridge Chalets and Studios are
within easy walking distance of a hotel, just 700 metres from the
property and they can provide a continental breakfast if required.
The chalets are near the southern end of the Overland Track in the
Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and is the perfect place
to rest in comfort after your journey.
Visit the incredible wood carving The Wall in the Wilderness, a
work in progress.
The owners are proud of their property, together with the care and
attention to detail they provide.
Complimentary port wine, chocolate mints and a morning
newspaper are offered on arrival, together with information about the
chalets' wonderful location.
Walk will win
LEADING Tasmanian tourism
operator, The Maria Island
Walk won Best Eco-
Wilderness Experience award
in the sixth annual Australian
Travel and Tourism Awards in
Owner of the business, Ian
Johnstone said it was
wonderful for his staff and
business to win the
prestigious award, which
followed being selected as a
finalist for five of the past six
Mr Johnstone said the
award demonstrated that
businesses can provide
experiences as good as
anywhere in the world.
wilderness, unusual wildlife
and laid back lifestyle gives
Tasmania some unique
advantages in the tourism
world,'' Mr Johnstone said.
''Combine this with
passionate guides and great
customer service, its easy to
see why visitors find us so
For more information visit
history & other
Bridge Cottage 1823
Overlooks historic Richmond Bridge. Convict built.
Your own private cottage... comfortable, cosy, yours to
Open fire, por t and chocolates.
Full breakfast provisions.
Phone 0419 523 672
Richmond Tasting House
Located in the heart of the historic, quaint and much
visited Richmond Village.
The Tasting House offers a large selection of Tasmania's
best produce including relishes, chutneys, jams, dress-
ings, olives, cheese, honey, spices, chocolate, fudge and
We also sell and of fer tastings of local Coal River Valley
wines, whisky and whisky liqueurs, vodkas, gins, fruit
wines and fruit liqueurs.
Shop 4, 50 Bridge Street, Richmond
Phone (03) 6260 2050
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