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Par Avion Wilderness Tours

Open today: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Par Avion fly daily into the South West National Park of Tasmania, offering full and half day tours to Bathurst Harbour and Port Davey. Landing at Melaleuca, you'll enjoy a boat trip, refreshments and/or lunch, as you get a chance to experience the...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
115 Kennedy Dr, Hobart, Tasmania 7170, Australia
+61 3 6248 5390
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a thoroughly enjoyable day. Our pilot and guide was exceptional in his knowledge, skills and personality. We were delighted to see the rare orange bellied parrots, the flight, boat trip and lunch were just fabulous.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank greenechidna
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful day we had, from the start of the trip to the end, scenery spectacular, boat trip up waterway, lunch, calm water, every bit of cost well worth it

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jill H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an absolutely amazing experience. If you are a Tasmanian or if you are from anywhere in the world, this is one of the most wonderful trips to do. Melaleuca is in the very south west of Tasmania, it is at latitude 43.42 south....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I run our own tour company, and we thought this experience was simply fantastic. Every aspect was superb, the flight the scenery, the food, the staff and the boat trip. There were so many different parts to the trip and we really...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JerseySeafaris
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's not often that you can find yourself in true wilderness, no weeds, no feral animals, no development, no litter and some of the most spectacular scenery you can find anywhere. All that and a comfortable camp with proper beds and good food cooked in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bjerkana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I joined the Southwest Wilderness Experience which included a scenic flights, cruise, lunch & walk. The flight from Hobart to Melaleuca was fascinating. Though it was a bit cloudy but that didn’t affect the view at all - it was spectacular! We managed to see...More

Thank ochy0717
Reviewed 28 September 2018

I was blown away with my wilderness tour, the views were breathtaking and amazing to see what we have at our back door. Thank you to Ben - my pilot and Gavin for looking after our group for the day. Lunch, river cruise to Bathhurst...More

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Date of experience: June 2018
Thank annewilkie2018
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Drove around Hobart to different attractions including views from Mt Wellington-awesome-then decided an aerial view would be great-Wilderness Tours were easy to find-helpful friendly staff and a great R44 chopper pilot -awesome way to see Hobart and value for money-cheers

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Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jpharold
Reviewed 22 September 2018

I was just flying one way to Melaleuca for walking the South Coast Track, but the flight itself turned out to be a very nice experience contributing to the walk. I was picked up from the city by a shuttle bus, flew alongside with a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Pavel S
Reviewed 22 September 2018

I travelled a lot this past year....I visited 18 countries, saw many beautiful things and much superb scenery, but none were a patch on this. Scenery was breathtaking, staff competent, knowledgeable and helpful..quality of the gourmet lunch 'n morning tea were an unexpected surprise. Highlight...More

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Date of experience: May 2018
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3 February 2016|
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Response from Connie H | Reviewed this property |
We traveled late November and it was perfect.
Matthew W
28 December 2014|
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Response from ParAvionManagement | Property representative |
Hi Matthew, We have a wilderness camp based at Forest Lag, to which I'm thinking you are referring to. Generally we only do a 3 day / 2 night option, but could look at doing a 2 day / 1 night option. This would be a fully... More