Hobart Geology Tour
Find out what lies beneath on this immersive private geology tour
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Full Day from (Group 4+):
Tours around Tasmania engages specialist expert guides to go deeper into the elements that make Tasmania so special. So this is no ordinary tour. Find out what lies beneath in this immersive private geology tour of ‘Hobart’ and its surrounds. Join expert geology guide Hannah…
A specialist geology tour
Connecting you with a world class, yet local geologist, this unexpected adventure is the perfect opportunity to appease your curiosity and focus on the underlying geology of Hobart and how this influenced its settlement and development patterns.
Credit: Photo by Alastair Bett
Hobart and Mount Wellington
Embark on a journey across the Tasman Peninsula, uncovering its grandiose geological marvels and rich Aboriginal heritage on this unique private geology tour. You will also explore the region’s accessible geological features. This will include the breathtaking Tessellated Pavement to the awe-inspiring Tasman Arch, Blow Hole, and Waterfall Bay Lookout.
Credit: Photo by Luke Tscharke
Find out what ‘lies beneath’ in this captivating private geology tour of Hobart and its surrounds. However, this is no ordinary tour.
Join expert geology guide Hannah Moore (PhD candidate) to experience Hobart's geological legacy as she blends history, science, and stunning landscapes in this day tour. You have two options for this private geology tour from Hobart:
Option 1: Hobart and Mount Wellington
Retrace Charles Darwin's 1836 ascent to the kunanyi (Mount Wellington) pinnacle from the coastal suburb of Sandy Bay. This journey, which only involves some light walking, reveals the geological splendors and sweeping views of Hobart.
Furthermore, the private geology tour offers a comprehensive experience of the area’s fundamental geology and its importance. Hannah will navigate you through crucial sites that were instrumental in Darwin's research. You will also learn to apply traditional geological methods to classify different rock types. Depending on the tides, the tour may also include a visit to an old volcano near Long Beach, an area once explored and recorded by Charles Darwin.
Option 2: Tasman Peninsula
Embark on a journey across the Tasman Peninsula, uncovering its grandiose geological marvels and rich Aboriginal heritage on this unique private geology tour. You will also explore the region's accessible geological features. This will include the breathtaking Tessellated Pavement to the awe-inspiring Tasman Arch, Blow Hole, and Waterfall Bay Lookout.
Gain a deeper understanding of the Aboriginal history intricately connected with these geological wonders. Discover the legacy of the Pydairrerme band from the Oyster Bay tribe, whose ancestral land once encompassed this very area.
As part of your journey, receive complimentary educational materials designed to enrich your experience, ensuring you leave not only with cherished memories but also with newfound knowledge.
Photo Credits: Luke Tscharke