Tasmanian Air Adventures – Seaplane Tours

Tour Tour : Full Day,Half Day

Tasmanian Air Adventures (TAA) provides award-winning seaplane tours and scenic flights to Tasmania's wilderness areas, direct from the Hobart waterfront. Enjoy an air, land and sea experience as you see Tasmania from the most spectacular perspective possible. TAA's seaplanes are comfortable, safe and boast a noise-cancelling communication system that allows you to chat with your pilot during your tour.
TAA provides you with easy seaplane access to Port Arthur, the Freycinet Peninsula, Wineglass Bay, Gordon River, Bruny Island, Port Davey and many more spectacular Tasmanian destinations. Whether you are interested in a local area scenic flight over Hobart or a wilderness seaplane tour, TAA has an option for you.
So what are you waiting for? Do not miss the flight of your life - talk with the team at Tasmanian Air Adventures about your next wilderness experience, Hobart City Scenic tour or regional hotel transfer.
Tours depart daily from Kings Pier Marina in the centre of Hobart.

Location:
Kings Pier Marina
Hobart, Tasmania

Disabled access
Wheelchair access Contact operator for further details.

Admission Costs

Adult:
From : $125.00 To : $2,400.00

Services

Wild Capes Air Adventure - Port Arthur

Unmatched views of the Tasman Peninsula, amazing wildlife and a unique experience! This tour starts with a seaplane take-off from the Derwent River and beautiful views of Hobart and Mt Wellington. After flying for just over 20 minutes, enjoy a smooth on-water landing at Stewarts Bay, with views of the Port Arthur Historic Site and the Isle Of The Dead. After 15-20 minutes on the water at Port Arthur, with interpretation from your pilot, you'll enjoy your second seaplane take-off. Flying around Cape Raoul, take in views of Tasman Island and Ships Stern Bluff, Bruny Island and South Arm. After another 25 minutes, your second seaplane landing will be on the Derwent River. Look out for dolphins and whales on this tour! Tour time: 90 minutes. Maximum of six passengers.

  • Duration
    NA
  • Pets Allowed
  • Disabled access
  • Pick up available
  • Price range
    $250.00 to $500.00

Tariffs are based on touring only. No meals included.

MONA and Wineglass Bay

See one of the world's top ten beaches and experience MONA - all in one day. Enjoy a seaplane take-off from the Derwent River in Hobart before taking in views of Maria Island, Schouten Island, Wineglass Bay, and the Hazards Mountains. On-water landing and beach the seaplane at Hazards Beach (weather dependent). Your pilot will provide a delicious morning or afternoon tea, including local produce, a range of teas, coffee, Tasmanian juice and bottled water. Enjoy another seaplane take-off and picturesque flight to MONA. You will be greeted by MONA staff and shown to The Source Restaurant to enjoy a three course lunch. Matching wines can be purchased at $50 per person. After lunch you are free to explore the museum. Return to Hobart onboard the MONA ferry or MONA ROMA coach. Passengers should bring a hat, sunscreen and water bottle, which are all available at passenger check-in. The aircraft will be beaching at Freycinet Peninsula, so please consider your clothing, footwear and bring a small towel. Tour Time: Two hours (flights 45 minutes / 45 minutes) + MONA 5-8 hours or take as long as you like! Tour operates with a maximum of four to five passengers (pending weights).

  • Duration
    NA
  • Pets Allowed
  • Disabled access
  • Pick up available
  • Price range
    $600.00 to $1,050.00

Day tours only - tour cost includes admissions to attractions and meals

Wineglass Bay Seaplane Tour

See one of the world's top ten beaches from the air! Enjoy a seaplane take-off from the Derwent River in Hobart before taking in views of Maria Island, Schouten Island, Wineglass Bay, and the Hazards as you fly past Mt Amos. On-water landing and beach the seaplane at Hazards Beach (weather dependent). Your pilot will provide a delicious morning or afternoon tea, including local produce, a range of teas, coffee, Tasmanian apple juice and bottled water. You'll have time at Hazards Beach to enjoy a short walk and take photographs of this magnificent area. Enjoy another seaplane take-off and picturesque flight returning to Hobart. Note: As the Freycinet Peninsula is a designated remote area, passengers should bring a hat and sunscreen. The aircraft will be beaching, please consider your clothing, footwear and bring a small towel. Tour time: 2 hours (45 + 45 minutes of flying) Maximum of four to five passengers (pending weights).

  • Duration
    NA
  • Pets Allowed
  • Disabled access
  • Pick up available
  • Price range
    $450.00 to $1,800.00

Tariffs are based on touring only. No meals included.

Gordon River Tour - World Heritage Area

Tasmania's World Heritage Wilderness Area - Walk into Sir John Falls! Enjoy a seaplane take-off from the Derwent River with spectacular views of the city of Hobart. Take in views of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, highland lakes, the vertical cliffs of the western face of Mt Field and trees that are thousands of years old. Approaching the Gordon River, you'll descend into a 600 feet deep ravine to land on the smooth waters of the river. Disembark for a short walk to the beautiful Sir John Falls to take photos and marvel at the ancient rainforest. Your pilot will provide a delicious morning or afternoon tea, including local produce, a range of teas, coffee, Tasmanian apple juice and bottled water. With photos complete, reboard the seaplane and enjoy another thrilling seaplane take-off, this time from the Gordon River climbing out of the river valley and flying back to Hobart - enjoying the Wilderness World Heritage Area almost all of the way back. Tour Time: 2.5 hours (2 x 50 minute flights). Operates with a maximum of four to five passengers (pending weights).

  • Duration
    NA
  • Pets Allowed
  • Disabled access
  • Pick up available
  • Price range
    $550.00 to $2,200.00

Tariffs are based on touring only. No meals included.

MONA Fly and Dine Tour

Travelling to MONA in style - fly, dine, tour the MONA Museum and catch the MONA Ferry! (all inclusive). Travel to MONA, flying over picturesque Hobart and via the southern part of the Derwent River. The package includes a seaplane tour, charcuterie lunch and drinks in the MONA Wine Bar, entry to the Museum of Old and New Art and a return ferry ride from MONA to the Hobart waterfront. During the flight, enjoy views of the Derwent River, the northern tip of Bruny Island, Hobart and Mt Wellington before arriving at the MONA seaplane dock. Upon arrival you will be greeted by MONA staff and taken by buggy to the MONA Wine Bar for lunch. There you can indulge in house baked bread, charcuterie, salads, cheese, and a flight - four samples - of Moorilla wine or Moo Brew beer. After lunch you will be taken to the museum where you are free to explore. Return to Hobart onboard the MONA ferry or MONA ROMA coach. Tour Time: Half Day or as long as you like (15 minutes of flying / 30 mins in the TAA seaplane) Tour operates with a maximum of six passengers.

  • Duration
    NA
  • Pets Allowed
  • Disabled access
  • Pick up available
  • Price range
    $250.00 to $399.00

Day tours only - tour cost includes admissions to attractions and meals

Hobart City Scenic Seaplane Tour

See Hobart from a new perspective - Air, Land and Sea! After boarding your aircraft on the Hobart waterfront at Kings Pier Marina, enjoy a seaplane take-off from the Derwent River with spectacular views of the Tasman Bridge, Government House, Wrest Point Casino, Mount Wellington, the D'Entrecasteaux Channel and Northern end of Bruny Island. This is the ultimate addition to a busy itinerary and the perfect way to see a great deal of Hobart and it's beautiful maritime surrounds on one exciting tour. Tour time: 30 minutes. Maximum six passengers.

  • Duration
    NA
  • Pets Allowed
  • Disabled access
  • Pick up available
  • Price range
    $125.00 to $500.00

Tariffs are based on touring only. No meals included.

Bruny Island Seaplane Tour

Experience the ultimate tour of Bruny Island, taking in this beautiful part of Tasmania from the air, land and sea. Optional upgrade available for an amazing beach picnic. Taking off from Hobart and flying south along the Derwent River, you'll enjoy views of Mt Wellington, South Arm and the D'Entrecasteaux Channel as you approach Bruny Island. Your pilot will show you one of Tasmania's most famous views -the Bruny Island isthmus ('the neck') - from the air and then fly on to the eastern side of South Bruny Island. Flying around Fluted Cape and on to the Friars (a small island group), you'll enjoy spectacular views of the Southern Ocean and South Bruny Island's rugged coastline. After passing Cloudy Bay Lagoon, your seaplane tour will take you on to the D'Entrecasteaux Channel and back to the Derwent River and Hobart. Optional Upgrade: Extend your tour by one hour and include a landing and beaching of the seaplane. Your pilot will provide a gourmet Tasmanian beach picnic. Tour time: one hour / two hours (upgraded). Maximum six passengers.

  • Duration
    NA
  • Pets Allowed
  • Disabled access
  • Pick up available
  • Price range
    $300.00 to $400.00

Tariffs are based on touring only. No meals included.

Sea to Summit Tour - South West Wilderness

The Ultimate Tour of Tasmania's South West Wilderness area! Enjoy a seaplane take-off from the Derwent River, with spectacular views of the city of Hobart and Mt Wellington. Once underway, it won't be long before you'll take in views of Federation Peak, the Wilderness World Heritage Area and the majestic Bathurst Harbour. After landing and beaching the seaplane for morning or afternoon tea, you'll enjoy a second on-water take-off. Take in views toward the Shipwreck West Coast of Tasmania before flying along the South Coast, following one of the most remote coastlines on the planet. Fly back to Hobart following the D'Entrecasteaux Channel Marine Reserve, via Southport Lagoon and Bruny Island. You will be beaching the seaplane so please remember to wear appropriate footwear. Please bring sunscreen, a hat and a small towel. Tour time: 2 hours 45 minutes. Maximum four to five passengers, pending weights.

  • Duration
    NA
  • Pets Allowed
  • Disabled access
  • Pick up available
  • Price range
    $600.00 to $2,400.00

Tariffs are based on touring only. No meals included.

Last updated on : 04 November 2014

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