Daytripperz commenced operating in 2017 as a retirement plan to keep Tasmanian IT Manager Hans and his primary school teacher wife Jane busy after their five children had flown the coup. Known as a leading provider of personalised, small group tours in Tasmania, specialising in day trips but also conducting multi-day tours for a diverse range of visitors.
Whilst we all hope that COVID never returns to Tasmania, as a provider of small group tours we believe that we are as safe as we possibly can be. Despite taking only small numbers of passengers on each tour, our prices remain very reasonable and good value.
Our most popular tours start from Hobart and usually involve alcohol (wine-tasting and/or whisky and/or gin) as well as different optional, gourmet eating experiences. Bespoke tours include less travelled and iconic Tasmanian destinations; including Crescent Beach, Cradle Mountain, Mount Field, Russell Falls, Bay of Fires, Wineglass Bay, Port Arthur, Bruny Island, MONA, Mount Wellington and Bonorong Park. Private tours may be tailored to meet individual budgets, preferred “activity level” and themes including; Wildlife, Scenery, Food and Wine, History, Culture, Family-friendly or Adventure. Tour itineraries can be adjusted during the trip.
All tours conducted by highly experienced, genuinely local and friendly guides; all with a sense of humour!
Vehicles include recent model European cars and minibuses.
Service TypesFood and Wine Tours Nature and wildlife Sightseeing Tours
Broadband Internet Access Free Wifi Paid Wifi
Disabled AssistanceDisabled access available
MembershipRegional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre
AccreditationAustralian Tourism Accreditation
From $110 to $350
All tours can be personalised. Travel 35 minutes from Hobart to reach the picturesque sailing village of Kettering. From there embark on a 15 minute ferry ride across the D’Entrecasteaux Channel to arrive on the northernmost point on Bruny Island. Travel on to the Neck lookout, with stops at Get Shucked Oysters and Bruny Island Cheese. Visit Adventure Bay followed by a photographic hunt for the rare albino white wallaby On to Bruny Island Premium Wines for lunch and the Bruny Island lighthouse. Return via House of Whisky tasting.
Disabled AccessFamily Friendly
From $120 to $500
Tasmania is blessed with an abundance of mountains, lakes and rivers; and this tour has selected some of the best. Start the day with a climb up Mount Wellington with the best views of Hobart. Drive through the picturesque Derwent Valley. Stop at Stop at Stefano Lubiana Wines and/or Derwent Valley Estate. Follow the Tyenna River on to Mt Field National Park and a 15 minute rainforest walk to the spectacular Russell Falls. Perhaps try your hand at fly fishing. Drive and climb to Lake Dobson and then on to Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, home to David Attenborough’s “Walking with Dinosaurs” documentary.
As with all of our tours, the itinerary is flexible according to passenger wishes.
From $110 to $400
With the largest concentration of boutique cool climate vineyards in Tasmania, the Coal River Valley provides a diverse range of cellar door tasting experiences including the Sullivans Cove Distillery, awarded “World’s Best Single Cask Single Malt” at the World Whiskies Awards in 2018, Pooleys and Frogmore Creek. During the busy cruise ship season, we avoid the crowds and visit smaller, less well-known and family run vineyards.
From $120 to $500
A morning exploring the spectacular coastal cliffs and scenic attractions of the Tasman Peninsula. Continue up the east coast, lunch at Devil’s Corner Vineyard and on to Freycinet Peninsula. Walk to the Wineglass Bay lookout and return via Cape Tourville. Finish with a dozen oysters or two at Barilla Bay, washed down with a bottle of Tasmanian Pinot Noir.
One day isn’t enough? Yes with a name like daytripperz it’s hardly surprising that we mainly do day trips, but we do also undertake multi day tours where we not only drive but also arrange accommodation. Such tours typically combine several day tours from Hobart, but may include a Northern journey circumnavigating the state and taking in special attractions like the wild west coast, Cradle Mountain and Launceston.