Under Down Under Tours

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

Under Down Under Tours, based in Hobart, is Tasmania’s leading low-cost adventure tour operator. They’ve been successfully delivering fantastic small group adventures in Tasmania for 20 years. They are a multi-award winning organisation, National Tourism Accredited business and are proud to have Eco-tourism accreditation.

They are true locals, Tasmanian owned and operated with their reservations team and head office located in Hobart’s city centre in the historic Wapping precinct.

Their customers can choose from a wide range of over 25 different tour options taking in the best parts of Tasmania by bus or bike. They travel in small groups using comfortable, air-conditioned suitable vehicles with luggage trailers (and custom-built bike trailers for cycle tours).

Their tours feature friendly, personalised hospitality, authenticity, down to earth professionalism, quality and value for money. The tours focus on nature with emphasis on environment interpretation. They love their diversity, their customers come from a wide range of ages and nationalities with the majority between 20 and 39.

They stay in a hostel or hotel accommodation depending on your budget, and include breakfast most days.

They offer departures out of Tasmania’s three major gateways: Hobart, Launceston and Devonport.

Facilities

Aboriginal Culture Advanced Ecotourism Certified Adventure Adventure and Outdoors Tours Australian Tourism Accreditation Basic Beaches & Surf Birdwatching Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Cultural and Theme Tours Cycling Ecotourism Certified (EA) Extended Food and Wine Tours Free Wifi Full Day History & Heritage Land - Motorised Land - Self Propelled Moderate Nature & Wildlife Nature and wildlife Paid Wifi Respecting Our Culture Indigenous Accreditation Program Sightseeing Tours Swimming The Ecotourism Association of Australia Walking and Biking Tours

Services

From $420 to $720

Escape into the land that time forgot as we head off on a 3-day adventure on Tasmania’s wild West Coast.

Immerse yourself deep in the wilderness! You will journey back through time to explore the heritage, walk through untouched forests, explore wild rivers and rugged coastlines, see breathtaking mountainous vistas and breath the freshest air in the world. They make Strahan your home base, as they settle in for two nights’ accommodation to make the most of your time on the wild West Coast. Then it’s off to Cradle Mountain for walks and sightseeing before you travel to Launceston via Sheffield. This is an amazing opportunity to see part of the world that is nearly untouched by civilisation.

Starts: Hobart 7.00am
Finishes: Launceston 5.30pm

$75

From the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington to Hobart’s scenic waterfront, this is the ultimate bike riding adventure experience.

Starting from Hobart’s waterfront we head to the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington for spectacular views across Southern Tasmania including an elevated look over the beautiful city of Hobart. After soaking in the views we experience Tasmania’s ultimate downhill bicycle ride – 1272 metres to sea level. Along the way, this 21 km guided journey captures contrasting landscapes from sub-alpine and mountain rainforests to the vibrant waterfront of Hobart. For the more adventurous an optional off-road section is available. This tour is suitable for anyone who can confidently ride a bike, is over 8 years old and measures a minimum height of 140cm.

Tour departs and finishes at 4 Elizabeth Street Hobart, opposite the Tasmanian Tourism and Information Centre.

Daily departures at 10am & 1pm from Hobart CBD
Bookings essential – min numbers apply (4.00pm tour available daily during Dec, Jan & Feb)
Tour duration 2.5 hours.

$105

Wineglass Bay in the Freycinet National Park is a truly magical place with its pristine waters and white sandy beach, this iconic bay is a must see.

Join our tour to the famous Freycinet National Park home to secluded bays, amazing red granite peaks and Wineglass Bay Beach, one of the world’s top ten beaches. Your guide will take you up to the lookout for that postcard photo of Wineglass Bay with the opportunity to continue on down to the breathtakingly perfect white sands of this very unique beach. For the adventurous, there’s the opportunity to walk the Wineglass Bay/Hazards Beach Circuit. Your day also includes spectacular cliff top views from Cape Tourville Lookout, the picturesque Honeymoon Bay and other fantastic East Coast attractions on this very full day.

Starts: Hobart 7.30am
Finishes: Hobart 6.30pm

From $675 to $1275

5 action-packed days to see Tasmania’s West and East Coast as we loop the island and visit all their major attractions.

It’s easy to see why this is our most popular tour … you will escape into Tasmania’s wilderness as we travel coast to coast, and explore and experience the best of the island. The tour starts by heading to the wild and rugged West Coast for waterfalls, rainforest and wildlife. Then experience the startling change of scenery as the tour goes on through the alpine wilderness of Cradle Mountain to the white sands of the Bay of Fires. Full of famous attractions, fun and adventure this tour will show you the best of Tasmania.

Starts: Hobart 7.00am
Finishes: Hobart 5.30pm

$115

Join us on one of our favourite days as we journey north west of Hobart and into the wilderness, feed some giant fish and experience Tasmania’s oldest national park.

We ascend 1272 metres by road to the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington. Once at the summit we enjoy this alpine environment and its spectacular views of Southern Tasmania. Departing the mountain and passing through Bushy Park hop fields we make our way to the Salmon Ponds, large ponds brimming with different species of freshwater fish. The gardens at the Salmon Ponds are a great place to enjoy your lunch or maybe stroll along the riverbank to look for a platypus. Next we visit the wilderness wonderland of Mt Field National Park with stunning walks through enormous fern forests, some of the world’s tallest trees and the beautiful Russell Falls.

Starts: Hobart 7.30am
Finishes: Hobart 5.30pm

$115

Travel to Hobart’s backdrop kunanyi/Mt Wellington, before going see Tasmanian devils and other animals native to Tasmania.

After heading to the summit of the glorious kunanyi/Mt Wellington to take in the best views of Hobart and surrounding Southern Tasmania, it’s your choice of a walk along the summit or the Organ Pipes track to admire the mountain’s spectacular alpine environment. After a lunch along Hobart’s waterfront we head to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary where we come face to face with the iconic Tasmanian devil; get to hand feed some kangaroos and see many other interesting animals before returning to Hobart via a scenic city lookout. A fantastic day with views, walks, history and local wildlife!

Starts: Hobart 7.30am
Finishes: Hobart 5.00pm

$115

Explore Tasmania’s ruthless convict past at the World Heritage listed Port Arthur Historic Site and experience the beautiful coastline of the Tasman Peninsula.

We start the day at Richmond, Australia’s best-preserved colonial village, before we head south to the Tasman Peninsula and visit the Tasman National Park for some amazing views of the rugged coastline. Arriving at Port Arthur Historic Site we discover the story of this convict settlement and the chilling realities of life as a prisoner amid the preserved gaol ruins. At the historic site we join a guided tour, take a harbour cruise and have plenty of time left to explore. On our way back to Hobart we’ll stop by the remarkable natural features of Tasman Arch, Devils Kitchen and the Blowhole.

Starts: Hobart 7.30am
Finishes: Hobart 5.30pm

$95

Experience two of Hobart’s not-to-be-missed attractions: Mona, the Museum of Old and New Art and Hobart’s backdrop, kunanyi/Mt Wellington.

We start by heading to the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington to enjoy stunning views over Hobart and Southern Tasmania. From the summit we offer the spectacular Organ Pipes walk for the adventurous, or some shorter walking options to explore the mountain for those looking for a more relaxed morning. Coming down from the mountain there is some free time for lunch on Hobart’s waterfront before boarding the ferry to Mona museum. Described by its creator as a ‘subversive adult Disneyland’ Mona is Tasmania’s most visited tourist attraction and offers visitors a unique and memorable experience. Choose the Mona Ferry or coach for your return.

Starts: Hobart 7.30am
Finishes: Brooke St Pier, Hobart 5.30pm

$115

Located at the mouth of the River Derwent, Bruny Island one of Tasmania’s best natural highlights.

Bruny Island is home to unique wildlife (including the white Bennetts wallabies), amazing scenery, rich indigenous history and delicious local produce. After a short ferry ride across the D’entrecasteaux Channel we’ll head to Cape Bruny and the Bruny Island Lighthouse, stopping along the way for some spectacular views at the Neck lookout. Next we’ll enjoy great coastal walks and stunning beaches, including Adventure Bay for a quick swim (conditions permitting) before we look for the local white Bennetts wallabies. The highlights continue throughout the afternoon as we sample some of the best local produce this island has to offer at the Bruny Island Cheese Company and Get Shucked Oyster Farm.

Starts: Hobart 7.30am
Finishes: Hobart 5.30pm

From $995 to $2045

We give you the ultimate Tasmanian experience as you travel a full loop of our island, stop at all the major attractions and then hit Hobart’s highlights.

If you’re looking for the ultimate Tasmanian experience that captures the very best the island has to offer this is the tour for you because we do it all! Over 8 fun-filled and action-packed days you will see amazing scenery, abundant wildlife, and take in fascinating history and local culture. The tour takes you on a loop around the state, with our guide sharing the famous local landmarks, as well as some unique insights and hidden surprises. You will sample local produce, see unique wildlife and explore the rich and varied surroundings that make Tasmania such a fantastic place.

From $440 to $740

With awesome beaches, amazing history and visits to local wildlife, this 3-day tour of Tasmania’s East Coast shows you a unique part of the world.

Enjoy the picturesque beaches, stunning scenery and magical locations such as the Bay of Fires, Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay. You may be tempted to paddle in the clear blue water, perhaps even swim (conditions permitting), or maybe just relax on one of the secluded beaches. Next is a visit to the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, where you will experience the Tasmanian devils in action, then its south for the magnificent views of the Tasman Peninsula. Explore Tasmania’s ruthless convict past at the World Heritage listed – Port Arthur Historic Site including a guided walk and harbour cruise.

From $495 to $945

Grab a little bit extra in this three and a half day and three night loop that brings you a special look at Tassie’s wild West Coast.

Starting and ending in Hobart, this is an opportunity to explore a part of Tasmania that is like no other. After travelling to Strahan, you will walk through untouched forests, explore wild rivers and rugged coastlines, see breathtaking mountains and breathe in clean, fresh air. Two nights in this scenic village gives you a chance to really explore the area, including a chance to go on a Gordon River Cruise (at your own expense). Next you’ll visit Cradle Mountain with it’s amazing alpine scenery and spectacular walks before we head to the northern city of Launceston via Sheffield. You’ll stay overnight in Launceston and then transfer back to Hobart with a stop at the tranquil village of Ross.

3.5 Day / 3 nights – Hobart to Hobart

From $290 to $440

Tasmania’s East Coast is spectacular, and this 2-day escape is the perfect way to see a snapshot of our breathtaking eastern beaches (plus a little more!)

This 2-day takes in the highlights of Tasmania’s East Coast. Your journey includes the beautiful Bay of Fires, where the beaches are gleaming and the water inviting. On day two we start at Freycinet National Park and walk to the iconic Wineglass Bay where you can relax on the secluded beach or choose the more challenging Mt Amos or Hazards Beach walk for your morning’s Freycinet experience. Then we continue down the East Coast shoreline towards Hobart to visit Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary where we come face to face with the Tasmanian devil as well as some others unique to Tasmanian wildlife.

From $795 to $1545

Here’s 6-days of the best of Tasmania, as we take you exploring around our stunning island – from top to bottom and side to side!

Come and experience Tasmania’s natural beauty and fascinating history on this 6-day loop around the island. Our experienced guides will make sure you see all the major highlights and attractions (as well as some hidden treasures). This is the best way to get the most out of your time in Tasmania in a small and fun group as we give you a taste of all the things Tassie has to offer – from exploring Tassie’s unique wilderness and meeting a Tasmanian devil, to tasting our delicious local produce and exploring our cultural and historical attractions.

Starts: Hobart 7.00am
Finishes: Hobart 5.30pm

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