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See one of the world’s top ten beaches from the air, along with the beauty of the Freycinet Peninsula and Tasmania’s stunning east coast.
On your majestic Wineglass Bay Tour you will board your seaplane at the Hobart waterfront and motor into the Derwent River. During this water taxi your pilot will point out items of historical interest. You will be treated to wonderful views of the city of Hobart with Mt Wellington as the backdrop.
Taking off from the Derwent River, you’ll leave Hobart as your seaplane flies east with the summit of Mt Wellington behind you. Within twenty minutes you will cross the East Coast of Tasmania and enjoy views of Maria Island National Park.
Shortly after Maria Island you will be able to view the red granite rock of Schouten Island, which lies off the southern tip of the Freycinet Peninsula. Cruising north along the eastern side of the Freycinet Peninsula, you will be treated to views of some of the World’s most pristine coastline with striking red granite, aqua blue water and white sandy beaches. Get your camera ready because here comes Wineglass Bay!
Descending alongside the Hazards Mountains, your pilot will bring you in for a smooth water landing at Hazards Beach on the Freycinet Peninsula, where you will be able to see the white sand through the crystal clear water. Your pilot will beach the seaplane at Hazards Beach to disembark and enjoy drink and snacks, provided by TAA ( beaching the seaplane is weather dependent).
With your time on the Freycinet Peninsula complete you will board your seaplane before you are treated to another exhilarating water takeoff and climb to altitude. 45 minutes later you will land on the Derwent River and motor back into the Hobart waterfront.
Note: As the Freycinet Peninsula is a designated remote area, passengers should bring a hat, sunscreen and water bottle. The aircraft will be beaching, please consider your clothing, footwear and bring a small towel.
Tasmania’s East Coast is a place of beauty. White sandy beaches, red granite rock and clear blue water. The first sight you will have of the coast is just 20 minutes from Hobart, as you approach Great Oyster Bay and the Freycinet Peninsula.
The distinctive shape of Maria Island appears in the distance, soon after leaving Hobart. This National Park and Marine Reserve is also home to a robust population of Tasmanian Devils, as part of the ‘Save the Devil Campaign’. TAA is a proud sponsor of the ongoing effort to save the Tasmanian Devil.
The Hazards Mountains on the Freycinet Peninsula stand boldly over Wineglass Bay as you approach. Your tour will take you through Schouten Passage and north, along the eastern shore of the Freycinet Peninsula, before descending over Wineglass Bay and landing at Hazards Beach
Step ashore at Hazards Beach after your pilot has landed and beached the seaplane. Just 45 minutes from the Hobart Waterfront and you’re in paradise. No cars, no roads, no crowds. Kick back and soak it all up as your pilot prepares tea, coffee, juices and snacks to complete your Hazards Beach experience.