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With ocean views and mountain vistas right on the city’s doorstep and easy access to Tasmania’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed wilderness, Hobart offers plenty to tempt adventurous travelers. Here are your options for outdoor activities in Australia’s southernmost city.

Boat Tours
Perched on the banks of the River Derwent and just minutes from the Tasman Sea coast, there are plenty of options for day tours from Hobart. Ride the ferry to Bruny Island or Maria Island National Park, explore the Port Arthur Historic Site, or enjoy a scenic lunch or sunset cruise along the River Derwent. Alternatively, opt for a full-day sailing cruise along the D’Entrecasteaux Channel or fly over to the west coast to cruise the Gordon River. Cruises may include lunch; time to swim and dive; and opportunities to view the limestone sea caves, granite cliffs, and wildlife such as dolphins, fur seals, and albatross.

Kayaking
Tall ships, adventure boats, and luxury catamarans aren’t the only way to get on the water. Admire views of Hobart on a kayaking tour along the River Derwent; paddle your way around the cliffs, caves, and beaches of the Tasman Peninsula; or venture off the beaten track in the Tinderbox Marine Nature Reserve. 

Hiking
Tasmania is one of the best places for hiking in Australia and there are many trails to discover. Hiking the summit of Mount Wellington is a popular choice for visitors to Hobart, but Mount Field National Park, Huon River Valley, and the Tasman Peninsula are also great options for a day hike. Alternatively, challenge yourself to a 4-day Freycinet Experience trek, one of the Great Walks of Australia; fly out to enjoy bush walking in the Southwest National Park, or take a multi-day hiking tour of Bruny Island.

Biking 
Mountain biking is another fun way to explore. Cycle around Forestier Peninsula and Cape Frederick Hendrick on a full-day bike tour or take in the views from the summit of Mount Wellington, then get your adrenaline pumping on a thrilling downhill bike ride.
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Hobart Kayak Tour

Hobart Kayak Tour

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Explore Hobart from the water on a kayak tour with an experienced guide. You have three options to choose from when booking: a 2.5-hour tour from central Hobart, a 7-hour tour past cliffs, caves and beaches or a 10-hour Tasman Peninsula tour. You’ll either admire Hobart’s bustling waterfront along the River Derwent, or take in the scenic wilderness outside the city on one of the full-day adventures. Learn paddling techniques from your guide, who also provides narration about the city and surrounding region.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.78
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$74.78
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Day Tour in Mt. Field, Mt. Wellington, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Richmond

Day Tour in Mt. Field, Mt. Wellington, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Richmond

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Visit some of the top attractions outside of Hobart on this day trip to Mount Wellington, Mount Field National Park, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and the historical town of Richmond. Entry fees are included for a hassle-free experience.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$114.14
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Half-Day Sailing on the Derwent River from Hobart

Half-Day Sailing on the Derwent River from Hobart

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Experience Hobart from the water on a 3-hour sailing tour by ocean-racing yacht. As you glide along the River Derwent, admire the city’s coastal scenery, look for wildlife and help the crew with tasks like trimming the sails or grinding the winch. Or, simply relax and enjoy the fresh air. Gourmet snacks will be served while you listen to tales about sailing on the high seas.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$116.00
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$116.00

30-Minute Hobart Scenic Flight

30-Minute Hobart Scenic Flight

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After taking off from the heart of Hobart’s waterfront, this scenic flight will give you a bird’s eye view over our beautiful city, before heading south to follow the River Derwent’s western shore as far as North West Bay. From here, our journey heads east to the rugged cliffs and white sandy beaches of the northern tip of Bruny Island. We then head back up the river’s eastern shore, reaching the famous Tasman Bridge and experiencing views of the majestic kunanyi/Mt Wellington. We finish with a river landing and return to dock at Franklin Wharf.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.25
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Mount Wellington Tour from Hobart

Mount Wellington Tour from Hobart

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Visit Mt. Wellington for views of Hobart and the surrounding scenery on this coach tour. After hotel pickup, travel to the summit of the mountain, where, on a clear day, you can look out at the city, the D’Entrecasteaux Channel and Bruny Island. Admire the rocky landscape of the mountain, including the Organ Pipes rock formation, and see sights like Cascade Valley. Admission to the Female Factory Historic Site included.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.29
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Mt Field National Park and Russell Falls from Hobart

Mt Field National Park and Russell Falls from Hobart

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Visit Mt Field National Park on this day trip from Hobart that introduces you the natural beauty of the rainforest park and surrounding area, including Russell Falls. Check out sites like a historical trout fishery, drive along the River Derwent, admire tall tree ferns and go walking along a forest stream. Round-trip transport by coach and a morning snack are included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$118.07
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Full-Day Bruny Island Tour from Hobart

Full-Day Bruny Island Tour from Hobart

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Admire Bruny Island by both land and sea on this day trip from Hobart that includes a 3-hour eco-cruise around the island. You’ll have the chance to see remote beaches, rugged coastlines and native wildlife like dolphins and fur seals as you cruise past steep cliffs and deep sea caves. Ferry transport to the island is included, plus morning tea and lunch on the island.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus - One Way Tour

kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus - One Way Tour

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kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus is the official shuttle bus for kunanyi / Mount Wellington. There's multiple daily departures from Hobart's waterfront to the summit of kunanyi / Mount Wellington. This is a great flexible tour option for bushwalkers and mountain bike riders. Take our shuttle bus to the summit of kunanyi / Mount Wellington, 1270 metres above Hobart. Enjoy spectacular views over southern Tasmania from the observation shelter and lookouts. Then make your own return journey to Hobart. It’s a rewarding 3 hour walk on well-marked tracks through Wellington Park. Or bring your own bike for an exhilarating 1 hour bike ride with magnificent views along the way. Enjoy informative local guided commentary about the history and wildlife of Hobart’s beloved kunanyi / Mount Wellington. Experience a surprisingly diverse landscape, from shaded fern gullies to tall eucalypt forests and alpine boulder fields. Explore the mountain at your own pace.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.72
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Mt Field National Park Active Day-Trip Including Bonorong and Mt Wellington

Mt Field National Park Active Day-Trip Including Bonorong and Mt Wellington

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Enjoy a day full of wilderness, waterfalls and wildlife, all within reach of Hobart. Start with a series of short walks around Russell Falls and Lake Dobson in Mt Field National Park, located just 90 minutes drive from Hobart. Enjoy lunch in a scenic location within the park, then head to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary see native Australian wildlife up close, including Tasmanian devils, koalas and wombats. As you return to Hobart, top off your day with sweeping views over the city from the summit of Mount Wellington.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.48
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3-Day Southwest National Park Wilderness Camping Tour

3-Day Southwest National Park Wilderness Camping Tour

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Take a walk on the wild side with a 3-day luxury camping adventure in Tasmania’s Southwest National Park.  Enjoy a scenic 1-hour flight over Bruny Island, spot rare birds at the Deny King Memorial Hide and marvel over the UNESCO-listed landscapes. That’s not all: hike to the peak of Mt Beattie or Mt Rugby (optional); discover the region’s fascinating Aboriginal heritage; and cruise around the Bathurst Harbour Marine Reserve. This action-packed tour includes deluxe accommodation at a private campsite, all meals and round-trip flights from Hobart.
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  • 3 days
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$1,966.54
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Southwest Tasmania Wilderness Experience: Fly Cruise and Walk Including Lunch

Southwest Tasmania Wilderness Experience: Fly Cruise and Walk Including Lunch

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Visit Tasmania’s Southwest National Park by air on this full-day tour from Hobart. Part of the Tasmania Wilderness World Heritage Area, the park is known for its untouched, remote wilderness setting and is mostly accessible only by plane or boat. Admire views of Hobart and southern Tasmania during the flight, and the land in the park for a boat cruise on Bathurst Harbour. Chose the amount of time you want to spend in the park when booking. This tour is limited to 10 people to provide an intimate small-group experience.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$472.13
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Bonorong Wildlife Park and Richmond Afternoon Tour from Hobart

Bonorong Wildlife Park and Richmond Afternoon Tour from Hobart

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Combine Australian wildlife with local history on this tour from Hobart to Bonorong Wildlife Park and the town of Richmond. At Bonorong, spot Tasmanian devils in the flesh, as well as other animals like koalas, kangaroos, and echidnas. In Richmond, learn about Tasmania’s convict history as you see historical sites like the Richmond Gaol, Richmond Bridge, and Georgian-style village.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.29
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Tasmania 6 Day 'Tour in Circle'

Tasmania 6 Day 'Tour in Circle'

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Sample the best of Tasmania in one week’s time on a small-group 6-day tour that covers many of Tasmania’s premier attractions. Travel round-trip from Hobart to destinations including Port Arthur, Bicheno, Launceston, Cradle Mountain, and Queenstown. Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites, places of historical interest, and a variety of spectacular wilderness areas, with opportunities to taste specialty foods along the way.
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  • 6 days
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$1,771.06
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Hobart Sightseeing Cruise including Iron Pot Lighthouse

Hobart Sightseeing Cruise including Iron Pot Lighthouse

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Take a Hobart sightseeing cruise to admire coastal scenery and learn about the maritime history of Tasmania’s capital city. As you travel along the River Derwent to Betsey Island and Iron Pot Lighthouse, one of the oldest lighthouses in Australia, you’ll enjoy sights like Hope Beach, Mt Wellington and Shot Tower. Listen to stories from your guide about life on the sea, from shipwrecks to settlers, on this small-group tour limited to 12 people. 
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$98.39
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Maria Island Active Day Trip from Hobart

Maria Island Active Day Trip from Hobart

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Experience Tasmania's natural beauty and native wildlife on a full-day tour to Maria Island National Park from Hobart. Hike around the island with a knowledgeable guide, swim in sheltered bays, and look for animals like Tasmanian devils, kangaroos, dolphins and little penguins. Includes round-trip transportation, and hotel pickup and drop-off in Hobart.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$127.60
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Wineglass Bay and Freycinet National Park Active Day Trip from Hobart

Wineglass Bay and Freycinet National Park Active Day Trip from Hobart

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Travel from Hobart to Tasmania’s east coast to visit Wineglass Bay and Freycinet National Park. En route, pass through picturesque Orford and Swansea, and stop for photos at historic Spiky Bridge and pretty Spiky Beach. When you arrive at Wineglass Bay, have the option to take a vigorous hike down to Wineglass Beach, or choose the more moderate option that visits Honeymoon Bay, Sleepy Bay and Cape Tourville lookout. On the return drive, sample fresh shellfish from Oyster Bay at Freycinet Marine Farm and sweet treats from Kate’s Berry Farm.
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
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Kunany / Mt Wellington Explorer Bus - 2 Hour Return Tour

Kunany / Mt Wellington Explorer Bus - 2 Hour Return Tour

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The 4,170-foot (1,270-meter) peak of Mt Wellington is Hobart’s most famous landmark and lies just west of the city. This Explorer Bus ticket offers hassle-free transfers between Hobart and the mountain summit—a 30-minute journey each way. Your ticket is valid all day and there are several different departure times, so you can hop off to hike the mountain trails and spend as long as you like admiring the views from the summit.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
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Day Trip to Tasman Peninsula and Port Arthur Historic Site from Hobart

Day Trip to Tasman Peninsula and Port Arthur Historic Site from Hobart

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Experience the Tasman Peninsula by both land and sea on this day trip from Hobart that includes a 3-hour cruise along the coast of Tasman National Park. Gaze up at towering sea cliffs, look for wildlife like falcons and seals, and learn about the peninsula’s ecosystem. Then visit the World Heritage–listed Port Arthur Historic Site for an in-depth look at Australia’s penal history at this former convict colony. Lunch is included.
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
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$212.53
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3-Day Tasmania Combo: Hobart to Launceston Active Tour

3-Day Tasmania Combo: Hobart to Launceston Active Tour

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Explore the top sites of Tasmania on a comprehensive 3-day tour from Hobart to Launceston. Delve into the convict history of Australia at Port Arthur Historic Site, and see landmarks like Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen. Continue to Launceston to discover the gems of Freycinet National Park, including Wineglass Bay. Then head to Cradle Mountain National Park to walk around Dove Lake and admire Cradle Mountain. Stop in towns such as Richmond, Swansea, Sheffield and Orford, and taste fresh produce and seafood from local producers.
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  • 3 days
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Bruny Island Day Tour, Includes Lunch and Exclusive Lighthouse Tour

Bruny Island Day Tour, Includes Lunch and Exclusive Lighthouse Tour

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Explore Bruny Island on this full-day trip from Hobart. Travel by ferry to the island, look out for seals and penguins as you sail. On the island, admire natural sights like The Neck and Truganini Lookout, and take leisurely walks to look for wallabies and other local wildlife. Discover the island’s food scene with tastings of cheese, chocolate, cider, and oysters, plus a lunch of local produce. An exclusive group tour of the historic Cape Bruny Lighthouse completes your experience.
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
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$153.49
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Bruny Island Day Trip from Hobart

Bruny Island Day Trip from Hobart

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Experience the natural beauty of Bruny Island on a full-day tour from Hobart. Visit the Neck, Cape Bruny, and look for white wallabies as you explore the natural beauty of the island. You'll also get the chance to taste locally made products including cheese and oysters. Upgrade to include the optional Bruny Island cruise in the afternoon.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$114.14
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3-Day West Coast Tasmania ex Hobart - Cradle Mountain, Montezuma Falls & more!

3-Day West Coast Tasmania ex Hobart - Cradle Mountain, Montezuma Falls & more!

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Discover the natural wonders and gastronomic delights of Tasmania’s West Coast on a memorable 3-day tour from Hobart, including accommodation. Admire the UNESCO-listed scenery of the Mount Field National Park; enjoy views of Lake St Clair and Montezuma Falls; and pose for photos by the giant Hendy sand dunes. That’s not all: challenge yourself to hike Cradle Mountain (optional), marvel over Sheffield’s famous murals and indulge in local delicacies like honey and smoked salmon.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$363.54
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Bruny Island All Inclusive Gourmet Day Trip from Hobart

Bruny Island All Inclusive Gourmet Day Trip from Hobart

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Discover the gourmet delights of Bruny Island during an all-inclusive tour full-day food tour with a knowledgeable guide who takes you to meet the local producers. You can expect enough food and drink to satisfy a hearty appetite, enjoying seven courses that include oysters, award winning cheeses, local honey, whiskey and chocolates. Soak in the island’s breathtaking scenery during visits to the Bruny Island Neck, historic Two Tree Point in Adventure Bay, white-sand beaches and nature reserves where rare white wallabies live.
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  • 9 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Fresh from the Ocean: Tasmanian Seafood Gourmet Full-Day Cruise Including Lunch

Fresh from the Ocean: Tasmanian Seafood Gourmet Full-Day Cruise Including Lunch

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Savor delicious Tasmanian seafood fresh from the ocean on this full-day hands-on fishing cruise from Hobart. Enjoy a scenic cruise down the Derwent River and around Bruny Island on-board a custom-made boat. Follow your guide to a local salmon farm, help them pull oysters from the ocean and watch as they snorkel for abalone and sea urchins around the Coast of Bruny Island. Dine on the freshly gathered seafood, prepared on board and accompanied by regional wines, beers, ciders and cheeses. This small-group tour has a maximum of 12 for an intimate experience.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$539.19
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