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“Day and Overnight Tours - Fantastic Value and Good Old Fashioned Service”

McDermott's Coaches
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Cradle Mountain Sunrise Park Explorer
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Cradle Mountain Wildlife Spotting after Dark
Ranked #2 of 5 things to do in Legana
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: McDermott’s Coaches – Specialty Tours and Charters are the State’s largest transport provider supplying tours, transfers, hire and coach charter for large and small groups around Tasmania and interstate.Touring, transport and sightseeing to destinations statewide including Cradle Mountain National Park and other options are avaialble in modern premium coaches with expert driver/guide commentary. All tours offer a guaranteed departure and complimentary pick up and drop off at accommodation venues.
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Staff on board bus professional, friendly and helpful, nothing too much trouble. Comfortable, quiet buses, fantastic day and overnight tours with always a couple of surprises in store. Gain good commentary and broad knowledge on history of Tasmania. Highly recommended if you are after a relaxing and informative tour, with a large variety of excursions to the choose from, be it a day trip, overnight stay or be more adventurous and join the happy tour venturing on a trip out of the state.

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Kim J, Director of Sales at McDermott's Coaches, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2016

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your Travel Club experience with us and hope you can join us again in the future!

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Reviewed 8 November 2016

With Geoff Piper as our coach driver it was all excellent. His knowledge of Tasmania, the history, the animals was amazing. Down the East Coast of Tasmania together with scallop pies was to be well remembered, then our stay in Hobart, then back up the West Coast so different. Our Cradle Mt sightseeing with Mel was another afternoon to go down as a highlight. Geoff made the whole experience just great with all his history and anecdotes. He looked after us well and if you are lucky enough to have him as your driver you will appreciate it.

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Kim J, Director of Sales at McDermott's Coaches, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

Thank you for your great review, really appreciated and the best part is to remind our hard working staff what a great job they do and they are appreciated!

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

The national park at Cradle mountain use McDermotts as the bus company to operate their transfer of tourists in and out of the park, so that says something about their ability to function at a high level. Also, they can take you from Launceston to Cradle mountain on a day tour, or they can pick you back up in a few days and take you back. Also, for those who might do the Overland Trail where you finish up at Lake St. Clare, they can pick you up from there and take you back to Launceston. However, the Lake St. Clare does not operate every day so you'll need to check to see if it suits with your travel plans
These are comfortable buses, the drivers give you a nice commentary tour as you drive the 2 hrs, and some really interesting facts about the development of agriculture in the area, sounds dry but its really good.
They have an office at Cradle mountain and they were always pleasant and easy to talk to.

Thank WakeBoris
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

awesome trip. Tour guide Cathy was Brilliant. Great customer service. New her job. Knowledge was great. Very recommend

Thank Simon P
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

There were mostly pros about this tour but there are a few cons as well.

My mother and I stayed at the Cardle Mountain resort and we were picked up by bus. It was a funky printed bus. The guide was friendly and informative.

The negative was we were taken to the Tasmanian devil rehabilitation center and stood around with another hundred people. I dislike big groups! The guide waited around while the guide at the center fed the Devils and gave a rundown of the life of the Tasmanian Devils!

I preferred the night spotting. NOTE: You stay in the bus and you do not get out!

The experience was ok but the driver didn't stop for long when we saw something. We saw a few wallabies and other small animals.

It was fun knowing that the wildlife comes alive at night. My Australian visit certainly taught me a great deal about the animal kingdom, especially the unique variety only on this continent!

I enjoyed the information and overall intention, but tour could be improved. I would still recommend.

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