TasWeekend Magazine: Fight for Flight

TasWeekend Magazine: Fight for Flight

The latest article from Don Knowler in TasWeekend Magazine tells the story of one little bird who refuses to die. The orange-bellied parrot is one of the most endangered wild birds on Earth. It breeds at only one known place – amid the button grass at Melaleuca,...
Selector Magazine: The land that roads forgot

Selector Magazine: The land that roads forgot

“While this boating and hiking adventure traverses the wilds of Tasmania, it’s done in gourmet style.” This visually stunning article on our Port Davey cruise expeditions was written and photographed by Mark Daffey.  Read the full article...
Mindfood: Where the Wild Things Are

Mindfood: Where the Wild Things Are

Brain need some mind food? Let your imagination run away with us to Port Davey by reading this beautiful article by Journalist Anabel Dean. “Unlocking the secrets of this profound and prehistoric landscape is not only the task of our expert guide. We also have...
The best time to visit Port Davey

The best time to visit Port Davey

When is the best time to visit Port Davey, Southwest Tasmania? Should we book our trip in February, March or April? These are questions we often get asked. Our answer: Any time during our 3 month season is a fantastic time to go. Why? We’ve deliberately limited...
Raptor Release Cruise

Raptor Release Cruise

White-bellied sea eagle released from Odalisque: “One of the greatest experiences I’ve ever had.” In a special collaboration between the Raptor & Wildlife Refuge of Tasmania and Tasmanian Boat Charters, a white-bellied sea eagle was released...
The Skipper’s Log August 2017

The Skipper’s Log August 2017

A news update from Tasmanian Boat Charters. To celebrate the end of our first season in Port Davey, we’ve put together a small video message from skipper & owner Pieter van der Woude reliving some of the highlights from the summer and sharing a few exciting...
The Mercury: Softly, Softly in the Wilderness

The Mercury: Softly, Softly in the Wilderness

Tourism in wilderness areas & why Tasmanian Boat Charters, an eco-tourism venture that leaves no footprint, was one approved to work in Tasmania’s World Heritage Area. This is all covered in Don Knowler’s most recent article, plus a visit to...
New jet boat joins Tasmanian Boat Charters’ fleet

New jet boat joins Tasmanian Boat Charters’ fleet

Tasmanian Boat Charters’ has a new toy to add to it’s collection – the Williams 505D Turbojet R.I.B. (colloquially known as a ‘rubber duckie’). The Turbojet is an exciting new addition to our fleet because it means that we are able to...