Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
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Approximately 8 Hours
Meals not included
Taste Tasmania's diverse northern specialties and meet some of the local wildlife on this full-day adventure that is sure to tempt your sweet tooth. Depart Burnie and head southeast through some of the beautiful towns dotted throughout Tasmania's north.
Your first stop is at a local chocolate factory that specializes in Belgian-style chocolates, handmade with the freshest Tasmanian cream and butter. Browse in the museum or gift shop and sample a taste of their divine delicacies.
Continue on to Sheffield, the Town of Murals, where huge, colorful murals depicting the early history of the area are painted throughout the town on every available blank wall.
Visit Tasmania's Trowunna Wildlife Park to see native Australian wildlife, including the hand-fed Tasmanian devils, wallabies, echidna, kookaburras, snakes, reptiles and potoroos. Wander through the park, perhaps hold a baby wombat, and learn about Tasmania and Australia's fascinating wildlife.
Enjoy a tasty picnic lunch at Trowunna.
Next, visit a local Truffle Farm and learn about the history of the farm and how they came to grow the first truffle in Australia. You will head out for a brief hunt to try to find some truffles and then return to the open tour shed amongst the truffle trees where you can have a simple tasting of truffle products for the while watching a truffle grading demonstration.
Drive through the pretty countryside on your way back to the ship.
Please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat and jacket, biodegradable sunscreen and bring bottled water.
Tour does not operate on holidays. Order of sights may vary on the day.Tour does not operate on holidays. Order of sights may vary on the day.