The Highland Fly

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

The Highland Fly operates personalised fly fishing tours in the Central Highlands of Tasmania. In the hands of an experienced local guide, you will stalk wild brown trout in the lakes of the Central Highlands. You may even find a rainbow trout.
The day’s tour package is generally limited to a maximum of two client’s to ensure your personal experience is maximised.
Highland Fly uses a specialist fly fishing boat and provides all equipment. Your day is also catered for including lunch, morning and afternoon tea. Also offering fly casing instruction in either Hobart or the Central Highlands.
The Highland Fly can also arrange fishing at 28 Gates, a private fishery a relatively short drive from Hobart



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From $650 to $750

Based on your travel plans the Highland Fly will put together a trout fishing package visiting the lakes of the Central Highlands.
Pickup and drop off can be included, whether you are staying in Hobart or in accommodation in the Central Highlands.
Each day of the package includes guiding, equipment and catering.

Disabled Access

From $120 to $240

The Highland Fly is able to provide fly casting instruction for people interested in learning how to cast a fly line.
The instruction will be mainly land-based but will progress to casting into the water to understand the dynamics of landing flies on water and lifting them off the water.
This service is available in Hobart.

Disabled Access

From $750 to $850

28 Gates is a private fishery in the picturesque Derwent Valley, about one hour’s drive from Hobart. With four lakes stocked with brown, rainbow, brook and tiger trout it is a great destination for experienced and beginner fishers alike. For beginners it provides a great opportunity to practice basic casting skills in a setting where you are very likely to cast to visible fish. Obviously for experienced fishers, the sight fishing to large fish is similarly a highlight.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

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