Frequently Asked Questions
What makes Tasmanian Wild Seafood Adventures different?
Tasmanian Wild Seafood Adventures provides the highest quality experience and delivers fresh seafood and incredible sight seeing. Importantly, our tours have been designed so you get to experience the best sightseeing and degustation-style seafood without your entire day disappearing and without the long cruising hours. Our vessel is also considered to be one of the safest and superior vessels for handling any ocean conditions so you will remain dry, comfortable and cosy.
How do I make a booking?
You can book your tour by visiting our ‘Bookings’ page and filling in the details. Alternatively, you can contact us to secure your place by calling 0418 458 971. We will require a credit card payment over the phone.
What if I need to change or cancel a booking?
Bookings can be changed or cancelled up to 48 hours prior to your tour. Please note: for fairness to others who are looking to secure a place, you will be charged half the tour cost if cancelling within 48 hours, and the full tour cost if cancelling 24 hours or less.
Bookings can be changed or cancelled by contacting us on 0418 458 971.
Where do I go to meet the tour?
Both morning and afternoon tours will depart from the same place on Hobart Wharf – no.2 franklin wharf (next to T42 and Fish Frenzy).
We ask that you arrive 30 minutes prior to the commencement of your tour to ensure we get away on time and you have as much time on the water as you can.
What do I need to bring on the tour?
You should bring a camera on the tour as there will be some incredible sight-seeing, as well as incredible seafood delights that will be worthy of a picture.
The vessel has plenty of indoor area so you can bring your phone, wallet and other small valuables without these getting wet. It would also be a good idea to bring along a warm jacket for afternoon sea breezes.
Bring sunscreen and sunglasses as the Tasmanian sun is very strong.
Will I get wet? What clothes should I bring?
Our vessel has ample indoor areas which will ensure you stay dry. Our outdoor area also has clear awnings to reduce sea spray from the back of the vessel.
You should dress for the elements. Tasmanian weather is very inclement so it pays to be prepared. Always keep a warm jacket with you.
What can I expect to see?
You can expect to see towering sea cliffs, turquoise secluded beaches, sea birds and sea life.
You can also expect to see our diver harvesting periwinkles and sea urchins from the sea floor through our two onboard camera linked plasma TVs, and witness the freshest seafood being cooked in front of your eyes. You will also visit a Tasmanian oyster farm, selecting oysters to be enjoyed fresh and also signature style kilpatric.
What happens if its bad weather?
The vessel is an exceptional sea boat. We can operate in most weather conditions as the boat has comfortable and warm indoor seating, and covered outdoor seating.
However our main priority is safety and the skilled skipper will have discretion whether to postpone or cancel the tour.
Bookings will be transferred to another day or time if possible or will be refunded.
What happens if I get sea sick?
The vessel operates in calm waters, however if the weather turns unfavourable our skilled skippers have the local knowledge to take you to the calmer waters within a short time. Your guide and crew will also carry some sea sickness tablets (non-prescription)
Are there any age limits?
No, Everyone is welcome aboard, however children under the age of 16 should be accompanied by an adult.
Alcohol is only available to persons over 18.