Join us for a fabulous tour highlighting the clean and green farming practices that have made Tasmania the envy of the farming world. Visit a diverse range of farming enterprises and areas of outstanding natural beauty, including Cradle Mountain, the rugged west coast around Strahan, the Tasman Peninsula, historic Port Arthur and the productive Huon Valley. Of course, no tour to Tasmania would be complete without historic Hobart and its colourful Salamanca Market. This is a wonderful tour that encompasses the extraordinary innovation and artistic talent for which the Island State is known and provides the perfect opportunity to sample delicious regional produce and local wines.
– Visits to leading family run farming and horticultural enterprises
– Artisan producers – cheese, chocolates, cider and oysters
– Salamanca Market and the historic sights of Hobart, plus a half-day trip to Port Arthur
– Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake
– Steam-train journey from Strahan to Queenstown
Your Tour Escort - John Rich
John has had a long and distinguished agri-political career having worked for the Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association for just over 23 years. He has served a range of commodity groups including dairy, pigs, pyrethrum, vegetables and potatoes with a State, National and International profile. John was a regular and much-respected columnist for the Tasmanian Country rural newspaper for many years. He is widely travelled having either led or participated in study tours to England, Scotland, Holland, USA, Canada, South Africa, New Zealand and China.