Guided Tours

WHISKY Tasting

Whisky Tasting – $55 per person


Tarraleah Lodges Library Bar within the Lodge boasts more than 155 fine malt whiskies from around the world.  We offer visitors the opportunity to take a guided tasting with the Keepers of the Whisky Keys.  A truly great opportunity for those with a taste for malt.  Participants enjoy 6 tastes of whisky from across the word which takes about an hour – even longer if your tongue loosens on that 3rd dram at 60%.  On request we can also arrange a Tasmanian specific whisky tasting which includes some of the world’s best whiskies, all made on this little island of ours.


If you would like to participate, please book directly with us in advance by email on or phone (03) 6289 0111. 

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Fly Fishing Tour

Introduction to fly fishing (3 hours) – $190 per person


Master the art of fly fishing with our professional local guide.  Tarraleah Estate has the luxury of a private lake stocked with trout on site.  Learn to cast on the extensive lawns, how to spot and stalk fish and then try your skill in the lake.  This course is a must for any amateur new to the sport who is looking to take advantage of a Guided Experience on the local lakes.  All equipment provided.  Groups are limited to a maximum of 4 people per session.

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fly fishing guided tour

Guided fly fishing (8 hours) – $600 per person


For a fly fisherperson, no visit to Tasmania is complete without trying your hand in the Highland lakes.  Your professional local guide will transfer you to the best locations to spot and stalk trout, fish from boat and bank, and maybe just bag something that you can be proud of.  All equipment transfers, and lunch is provided.  Due to the one-on-one guidance provided, our guides restrict each session to 1 guide per two guests.


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Luxury Lodge room

Hidden highlands wilderness tour half day – $175 per person


Explore the Central Highlands and beyond in our full and half day guided tours.  Discover the history, nature and art of the area from the comfort of our vehicle.

Half day tours include a visit to The Wall in the Wilderness, Lake St Clair National Park with the Platypus Walk and the deepest glacial lake in Australia, the wooden pipeline and other Hydro lakes and constructions.   This tour includes morning or afternoon tea but not entry fee to The Wall.  No Park Pass is required. A minimum of 2 and a maximum of 6 people per tour. 


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Russell Falls

Hidden highland wilderness tour full day – $260 per person


Full Day Tours venture further afield into the Derwent Valley.  We visit Repulse and Cluny dams, the Raspberry Farm at Westerway (within season), a small wildlife park at Mt Field, and Russell Falls in the Mt Field National Park.  We pass through the Hop and Poppy Fields (seasonal), enjoy lunch at the Salmon Ponds, and if beer is your thing, we can arrange to top off our day at our closest boutique brewery Two Metre Tall.  A minimum of 2 and a maximum of 6 people per tour. 

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Half Day Wilderness Kayaking Adventure (5 hours) – $235 per person


Experience the serenity of Tasmania’s Highland waters as you paddle along shores of temperate rainforest spotting platypus, sea eagles and monster trout.  Single and double kayaks available, perfect for families. A minimum of 2 and a maximum of 8 people in each tour group. 

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Wilderness Breaky Bike Ride (3 HOURS) –  $155 per person


Rise and shine to an invigorating early morning bike ride through bush and forest.

Marvel at the Power Falls, be restored by the beauty of tall trees, lush ferns, be astounded at feats of engineering and the rich history of the area.  Break for breakfast, prepared by your guide in a green forest glade, with the birds as your soundtrack. Includes a cooked breakfast.

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Mountain Bike Tour Tarraleah Lodge

Butlers Run Afternoon Ride (3 HOURS) – $


This is a bike ride on road and bush tracks that include beautiful views and engineering feats such as the canals and syphon. Marvel at the Power Falls and when you’ve earnt it, afternoon tea is served with a view.

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Bookings are essential. A private tour for a single person can be arranged for all of these tours, just speak to our reservations team on (03) 6289 0111 or email regarding availability and cost.