Photo-oriented Nature and Wildlife Day Tours – Shutterbug Walkabouts Tasmania

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

Shutterbug Walkabouts is renowned for providing exceptional nature and photography experiences throughout lutruwita/Tasmania. Their collection of experiences includes Premium Private Photo-oriented Tours (with day and multi-day itineraries), Women-only Photography Escapes and Private Photography Tuition.

A photo-oriented tour by Shutterbug Walkabouts is an interpretive experience equally enjoyed by photo-enthusiasts and non-photographers alike. Each itinerary is curated to allow ample time to explore Tasmania’s national parks, nature reserves, World Heritage Wilderness Areas, colonial heritage, historic sites and more, while pursuing your passion for photography.

Experts in their field, Shutterbug Walkabouts’ guides are local Tasmanians and accomplished nature and wildlife photographers. They have great enthusiasm to share their extensive knowledge about the history, spectacular natural environment, native wildlife, and the abundance of birds of lutruwita/Tasmania.

Imagine the photos you could take!

* Shutterbug Walkabouts’ full collection of experiences is available on their website

Facilities

Service Types

Adventure and Outdoors Tours Cultural and Theme Tours Nature and wildlife Sightseeing Tours Walking and Biking Tours

Activities

Birdwatching

Fitness

Basic Moderate

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available

Membership

Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre

Accreditation

Australian Tourism Accreditation COVID Safe

Services

From $395 to $1245

Shutterbug Walkabouts’ Mt Field Photo-oriented Nature Tour is a private tour for anyone who loves to explore the great outdoors and photograph nature’s beauty. A chance to immerse in the diversity of natural beauty and stunning scenery that Tasmania is renowned for.
Hear from an experienced local guide as they share their extensive knowledge about Tasmania’s intriguing history, stunning natural environment, adorable wildlife and charming birds. And, being a talented local nature and wildlife photographer with a passion to help others capture unique photos, not just snapshots, you’ll be sure to capture some truly special moments too.
Highlights:
Travel from Hobart through historic towns and rural landscapes to Mt Field National park;
Immerse yourself in the natural environment of rainforest, eucalypt forests and glacial landscapes.
Enjoy leisurely walks through cool-climate rainforest, ferns, tall trees and alpine habitats;
Be filled with wonder at breathtaking waterfalls and beneath the tallest trees in Australia;
Watch for local adorable wildlife and birds;
Seek out fungi of all different shapes and colours;
Discover endemic plants and native flowers;
Indulge in guidance for capturing unique photos, not just snapshots.
Shutterbug Walkabouts’ photo-oriented nature day tours are perfect for amateur photographers and non-photographers alike.

Disabled Access

From $410 to $1310

Shutterbug Walkabouts’ Bruny Island Photo-oriented Nature Tour is a private tour for anyone who loves to explore the great outdoors and photograph nature’s beauty. A chance to immerse in the diversity of natural beauty and stunning scenery that Tasmania is renowned for and ideal for amateur photographers and non-photographers alike.

Hear from an experienced local guide as they share their extensive knowledge about Tasmania’s intriguing history, stunning natural environment, adorable wildlife and charming birds. And, being a talented local nature and wildlife photographer with a passion to help others capture unique photos, not just snapshots, you’ll be sure to capture some truly special moments too.

This tour takes you south of Hobart and across the D’Entracasteaux Channel on a vehicular ferry to Bruny Island.

Highlights:
Visit ‘The Neck’ lookout, Adventure Bay, Cape Bruny;
Immerse in the natural environment, panoramic seascapes, pristine beaches;
Look with wonder across the Southern Ocean, out to the horizon as far as your eye can see;
Indulge in birdwatching, like honeyeaters flitting about the coastal heathland or Hooded Plovers and Oystercatchers scuttling along the shoreline;
Keep an eye out for a rare white wallaby or Echidna;
Quench your passion to capture unique photos, not just snapshots.

Disabled Access

From $430 to $1255

Shutterbug Walkabouts’ Hartz Mountains Photo-oriented Nature Tour is a private tour for anyone who loves to explore the great outdoors and photograph nature’s beauty. A chance to immerse in the diversity of natural beauty that Tasmania is renowned for.

Hear from an experienced local guide as they share their extensive knowledge about Tasmania’s intriguing history, stunning natural environment, adorable wildlife and charming birds. And, being a talented local nature and wildlife photographer with a passion to help others capture unique photos, not just snapshots, you’ll be sure to capture some truly special moments too.

Highlights:
Travel from Hobart through historic towns of Huonville, Franklin and Geeveston, along the mighty Huon River and through rural landscapes into the southern forests of Tasmania.
Immerse yourself in a natural environment of glacial landscapes of mountains and lakes, alpine heath and rainforest.
Admire the tenacity of ancient native trees of King Billy and Huon Pines and other alpine flora;
Observe wildlife and birds;
Enjoy breathtaking views from high in the treetops on the Tahune Airwalk* (* or Hastings Caves);
Indulge in guidance for capturing unique photos, not just snapshots.

Shutterbug Walkabouts’ photo-oriented nature day tours are perfect for amateur photographers and non-photographers alike.

Disabled Access

From $470 to $1315

Shutterbug Walkabouts’ Maria Island Photo-oriented Nature Tour is a private tour for anyone who loves to explore the great outdoors and photograph nature’s beauty. A chance to immerse in the diversity of natural beauty that Tasmania is renowned for.

Hear from an experienced local guide as they share their extensive knowledge about Tasmania’s intriguing history, stunning natural environment, adorable wildlife and charming birds. And, being a talented local nature and wildlife photographer with a passion to help others capture unique photos, not just snapshots, you’ll be sure to capture some truly special moments too.

First you’ll travel from Hobart along Tasmania’s east coast to Triabunna where we’ll take a passenger ferry across the Mercury Channel to Maria Island.

Highlights:
Enjoy breathtaking panoramic scenery on a day of fully guided walks;
Be amazed by the vibrant colours and patterns of the Painted Cliffs;
Be captivated by ancient fossils embedded in stone at Fossil Cliffs;
Be intrigued by stories about Maria Island’s differing eras in history;
Stroll around ruins of convict-built structures and the former convict settlement of Darlington;
Be enchanted by an abundance of wildlife and birds (including wombats of course);
Indulge in guidance for capturing unique photos, not just snapshots.

Disabled Access

From $395 to $1180

Shutterbug Walkabouts’ Mountain and Wildlife Photo-oriented Nature Tour is a private tour visiting Mt Wellington and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Hobart. It’s an immersive nature and wildlife experience.

Hear from an experienced local guide as they share their extensive knowledge about Tasmania’s intriguing history, stunning natural environment, adorable wildlife and charming birds. And, being a talented local nature and wildlife photographer with a passion to help others capture unique photos, not just snapshots, you’ll be sure to capture some truly special moments too.

Highlights:
Travel from Hobart to the summit of Mt Wellington for breathtaking panoramic views across Hobart and beyond, including the Derwent River.
Wander through cool-climate rainforest amongst tree ferns and tall trees, watching for a diversity of interesting and colourful fungi, pausing for a while at a waterfall;
Be intrigued by the history of ‘the mountain’ and why locals love it as their own backyard;
Indulge in birdwatching – especially in spring when the birds are feeding on the nectar of native flowers.
Picnic at ‘The Springs’ surrounded by bushland;
Be captivated by Tasmania’s adorable wildlife, including the Tasmanian Devil, wombats, quolls and others at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.

Additional options available by request.

Disabled Access

From $400 to $1280

Shutterbug Walkabouts’ Tasman Peninsula Photo-oriented Nature Tour is a private tour for anyone who loves to explore the great outdoors and photograph nature’s beauty. This tour visits the UNESCO World Heritage listed Coal Mines Historic Site. It’s a chance to immerse in the diversity of natural beauty and convict history that Tasmania is renowned for.

Hear from an experienced local guide as they share their extensive knowledge about Tasmania’s intriguing history, stunning natural environment, adorable wildlife and charming birds. And, being a talented local nature and wildlife photographer with a passion to help others capture unique photos, not just snapshots, you’ll be sure to capture some truly special moments too.

Highlights:
Travel from Hobart through rural landscapes and farmland;
Be mesmerised by coastal rock formations like Tessellated Pavement, Tasman Arch, Devil’s Arch, The Blowhole, Remarkable Cave;
Wander along nature trails through coastal bushland;
Be awestruck by the highest sea cliffs in the southern hemisphere;
Explore the ruins and hear intriguing stories of convicts assigned to unrelenting hard labour at the Coal Mines Historic Site;
Watch for local adorable wildlife and birds;

Enhance your experience with a classic morning tea and picnic lunch, scenic helicopter flight or visit to Port Arthur.

Disabled Access

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