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5-Day Expedition of Bathurst Harbour and Port Davey On-Board MV Odalisque from Hobart provided by Tasmanian Boat Charters

5-Day Expedition of Bathurst Harbour and Port Davey On-Board MV Odalisque from Hobart

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Embark on a 5-day expedition, on the MV Odalisque, into Bathurst Harbour, Port Davey exploring the untouched and remote region of the Southwest Tasmanian World Heritage Area. Your journey begins in Hobart by boarding a light aircraft or helicopter to Melaleuca. Greeted by your expert guide, you will be transferred by tender along the waterways, to your floating home, Odalisque. An on-board chef cooks your every meal with the finest of Tasmanian produce matched with wine. There are countless activities to engage in including walking, swimming, diving, wildlife encounters and river exploring. This eco-tourism expedition will be an experience of a lifetime, which you will be one of the privileged minority to witness.
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Departure Point
Par Avion, 115 Kennedy Dr, Cambridge TAS 7170, Australia
5 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 4 nights accommodation on the state of the art floating home, Odalisque
  • Beachcombing, swimming and wildlife sightings
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Internationally acclaimed Tasmanian wine and beer
  • Onboard Chef preparing finest Tasmanian produce (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Option of an adventure to Giblin River, Low Rocky Point, The shank and Mainwaring River
  • Option of exploring Maatsuyker Island, the most southerly island of Tasmania
  • Placing of motion detection infrared cameras
  • Professional guide assisting you all the way
  • Return scenic flights from Hobart to Melaleuca
  • Walks to summits with 360 degree views
  • Extra fuel levies (for charters where opportunities arise and the vessel travels a further distance)
  • Specialised activities, such as diving and kayaking
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Available only February – May
  • Children from 8 years must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dietary requirements must be known prior to departure
  • Group bookings encouraged
  • Luggage restricted: Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 12 kilos of luggage. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable
  • Maximum of 10 people per booking
  • Onward Travel Arrangements: As flight arrival and departure times from and to Hobart and Bathurst Harbour can vary due to weather conditions, we recommend for our interstate & international travelers to allow a 1 day minimum buffer between the end of your charter and any onward travel arrangements, so as to allow for any changes to response to the weather conditions.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 31 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 6 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel between 7 and 19 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel between 20 and 30 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 25 percent cancellation fee.
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Doug S wrote a review Apr 2018
Perth, Australia8 contributions5 helpful votes
Perforce, such a trip is "expensive". That said, this one is very good value. We are well-travelled, and have enjoyed excellent, "very small group, small boat, virgin wilderness" trips in Canada and Alaska. Southwest Tasmania is an equally singular, splendid place, and
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Date of experience: March 2018
Response from Alice v, Manager at 5-Day Expedition of Bathurst Harbour and Port Davey On-Board MV Odalisque from Hobart
Responded 17 Apr 2018
Thanks for ranking us up there with the best in field Doug. It was a real pleasure to have you aboard and show you the wilderness in our part of the world!
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By: Tasmanian Boat Charters
Sunset 21st on the Derwent
Such a memorable 21st! I had about 18 of us on board Odalisque for a private Derwent river cruise and we all enjoye
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Harvey n Suzanne
Wonderful trip Great knowledge , food and company. Parks loss .... Odalisque gain. Great food and adaptive crew Che
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Lorna P
Magic - pure magic
Our group of 6 was a number of firsts for Tasmanian Boat Charters - first family group (3 generations ranging in ag
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Amazing Experience
From the flight from Hobart and the return journey, it was one amazing experience after another. the scenery was am
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Sally C
So good we extended our stay.
The remote, beautiful, serene south west wilderness World Heritage area of Tasmania is difficult to access and the
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A unique experience
We had a wonderful experience exploring the stunning Port Davey and Bathurst Harbour area in the comfort of the cus
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Jonathan C
Trip of a lifetime
It's easy to run out of words when describing our trip - amazing, beautiful, wonderful, unique, exceptional. How b
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Escape to ... the unspoiled wilderness
A year in the planning after wanting to explore the far corner of the South West National Park and a recommendation
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Port Davey
If you want to experience amazing walks, stunning scenery, unsurpassed history and local knowledge with top qualit
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A Hens Party On The Derwent - The Most Perfect Day!!
This day was truly an experience we will never forget! 30 girls aboard the Odalisque for a friends Hens Party, crui
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Staff party
A Truly faultless experience... Nothing was a problem for Peter,Matthew and Bonnie... 3 hours out on the beautiful
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Fantastic day on Derwent River
Odalisque is a magnificent vessel, perfect for hosting a small gathering, cruising the river. We had a Group of 40
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Last stop before the Antartic
One of the best holidays I have had so very different and quite a humbling experience to be part of such a special
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Port Davey with friends
A great way to explore the South West wilderness area of Tasmania which is generally only accessible to yachties an
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It's hard to even describe this trip. Pieter the skipper and Peter the guide were like encyclopedias with their ama
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 31 days in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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