Tasmanian Wildlife Tours

Private Tasmanian Wilderness Tours
For Travellers Looking To Discover
The Real Tasmania

Tasmanian Wildlife Tours

Private Tasmanian Wilderness Tours
For Travellers Looking To Discover
The Real Tasmania

Tasmanian Wildlife Tours

Private Tasmanian Wilderness Tours For Travellers Looking To Discover The Real Tasmania

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Tasmania Tours

Touring Tasmania with Pepper Bush Adventures offers a highly attractive destination for visitors. Tasmania is renowned for its stunning kaleidoscope of landscapes, from rugged coastlines and pristine beaches to dense forests and majestic mountains. Pepper Bush Adventures conduct tours in northeast Tasmania which boasts two national parks, including Ben Lomond and Mt William, offering opportunities for birding, wildlife spotting, and photography.

The diverse habitats in northeast Tasmania attract a variety of bird species, making it a great destination for bird tours. The region is also home to unique wildlife and Pepper Bush Adventures conduct two of Australia’s most highly regarded nocturnal wildlife tours. The summer months produce some fascinating reptile roadside discoveries.

Tours through Northeast Tasmania’s forests and geology offer a charming blend of lush rainforests, ancient trees, unique rock formations, and rich mining history. Whether exploring the dense greenery of the northeast Tasmania highlands, marvelling at the granite boulders of Mt William, or visiting the rugged terrains of Ben Lomond, visitors are treated to a diverse and enriching natural landscape. Pepper Bush Adventures’ offer 1–3-day tour options to discover northeast Tasmania

Tasmanian Platypus and Echidnas

Tasmania is fortunate to have two of the world’s only five living monotreme species. The platypus and short-beaked echidna are always popular roadside finds while on a Tasmanian tour with Pepper Bush Adventures.

The platypus is one of the most unique and quirky animals on the planet, with a combination of features that seem almost too strange to belong to one animal. With a duck-like bill, the platypus has a beaver like tail, webbed feet, and a double fur coat. You can see these spectacular creatures on tour with Pepper Bush Adventures.

The short-beaked echidna is a popular roadside discovery. While touring through the local country roads we happen upon these remarkable creatures. The echidna is covered in spines, which are modified hairs made of keratin and provides an effective layer of protection. The echidna has an 18 cm tongue used to capture ants, termites, and other small invertebrates, which are the echidna’s primary food sources.

Nature Tours in Tasmania

Pepper Bush Adventures offers amazing Tasmanian nature tours. Tasmania, often referred to as Australia’s “Natural State,” is renowned for its breathtaking natural assets. These natural assets make Tasmania a paradise for nature lovers, and photographers alike, offering a wide range of experiences from serene beach walks, forest discoveries, birding and wildlife encounters.

The forests of northeast Tasmania are not only significant for their natural beauty but also for their ecological importance, providing habitats for a diverse range of flora and fauna. They offer opportunities for outdoor activities such as birdwatching, wildlife viewing and photography, making them a must-visit for nature enthusiasts exploring Tasmania’s diverse landscapes.

Northeast Tasmania boasts several beautiful beaches along its coastline, each offering its own charm and natural beauty. These beaches are not only beautiful for their natural scenery but also offer various Tasmanian tour activities such as birding, beach walks and simply relaxing amidst stunning coastal landscapes.

Kangaroos and Campfires – Exceptional Memories

Go on tour in the great outdoors with Pepper Bush Adventures. Immersing yourself in the wilderness can be a remarkable experience, connecting with nature in its purest form.

On a Pepper Bush Adventures Quoll Patrol wildlife tour the local mob of forester kangaroos will join you for dinner. These beautiful iconic creatures are part of the venues landscape and are enjoyed by visitors for their unique social behaviour and presence at the campfire.

Dinner around a campfire immerses you in Tasmania’s natural world—the crackling of the fire, the scent of wood smoke, and the open sky above. This natural backdrop will enhance the outdoor dining and wildlife experience, leaving stories to tell.

The ambience of campfire dining is about embracing simplicity, connecting with nature, and enjoying good food made from Tasmanian produce in a setting that boosts the senses. Campfire dining with Pepper Bush Adventures’ guides Bushie and Ben and the Roo-Team creates a unique setting combining rustic charm and the thrill of after-dark Tasmanian wildlife experiences.

Birdwatching Tours Tasmania

Birdwatching in northeast Tasmania offers a rich experience due to the region’s diverse habitats, from coastal heathlands to rainforests. Pepper Bush Adventures offers one, two- and three-days birding tours all departing Scottsdale.

Exploring the wetlands of northeast Tasmania provides a rewarding birdwatching experience, showcasing a wide range of waterfowl, waders, and other wetland-dependent species in their natural habitats. We take advantage of viewing the platypus while in these wetlands.

Endemic birds in northeast Tasmania occupy various habitats including forests, woodlands, heathlands, and wetlands. Eleven of Tasmania’s twelve endemic bird species are known to northeast Tasmania.

Northeast Tasmania’s forests offer a rewarding adventure for birdwatchers. Exploring these habitats provides a chance to connect with nature and discover the unique birdlife of Tasmania

Mt William National Park’s mix of coastal heathlands, woodlands, and grasslands provides a diverse range of habitats for birdlife, making it a must-visit destination for birdwatchers in northeast Tasmania.

Tasmanian Day Tours

Pepper Bush Adventures offer a selection of day tours departing Launceston or Scottsdale. Whether you’re interested in wildlife encounters, scenic drives, wildlife and birdwatching, vineyard lunches, or simply relaxing in beautiful surroundings, Pepper Bush Adventures’ Tasmanian day tours offer something for every type of visitor.

Pepper Bush Adventures’ experienced guides lead the tours, offering insights into Tasmania’s history, geography, flora, and fauna. They enhance the experience with stories and knowledge that is unique to each individual tour.

Visit Ben Lomond National Park followed a delightful visit to a local vineyard for lunch and wine tasting. A morning at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary to meet the Tasmanian devils and other wildlife species can also precede a vineyard visit.

Other Tasmanian day tours with Pepper Bush Adventures venture into the Tasmanian forests for to discover the rainforests and waterfalls or a visit to Mt William National Park for some beach walks or birding activities. Wildlife day tours also available from April to September.

Eastern Quolls in Tasmania

Pepper Bush Adventures produce the Quoll Patrol wildlife tour which features the eastern quoll. These cheeky and inquisitive undercover specialists will entertain you and put a sparkle in your evening. The dart here, they dart there in their poker dot pyjamas in pursuit of their evening meal.

Eastern quolls are carnivorous marsupials native to Australia, including Tasmania. These spotted critters are about the size of a small domestic cat, with males typically larger than females. They have short, dense fur that is usually grey or brown on the upper parts of their body, fading to a creamy white on their underside. They have a pointed snout, large eyes, and rounded ears. Their fur has spots or patches of lighter coloration, especially on the throat and chest.

Eastern quolls were once widespread across southeastern Australia, including Tasmania. Today, eastern quolls are primarily found in Tasmania due to extensive habitat loss and predation pressure from introduced species on mainland Australia.

Tasmanian Wildlife Safaris

Pepper Bush Adventures is a highly regarded tour operation in Tasmania that specialises in providing unique and immersive wildlife experiences, including nocturnal wildlife tours

The company offers guided tours specifically designed for viewing Tasmania’s nocturnal wildlife. Tours typically go into remote and pristine wilderness areas where you can encounter animals such as kangaroos, pademelons, possums, eastern quolls, wallabies, wombats, platypus, echidna and more.

Pepper Bush Adventures prides itself on its knowledgeable guides who are passionate about Tasmania’s wildlife and natural areas. They provide informative commentary throughout the tours, offering insights into the behaviours and habitats of the nocturnal creatures you encounter.

Whether interested in birdwatching, learning about native flora, or focusing on specific wildlife species, the Pepper Bush guides can accommodate varying interests.

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