2019 Arthur Pieman Conservation Area Corybas unguiculatus Tour.

AUD $600.00
  • Duration: 3 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Hobart, Tasmania
  • Product code: PTAY2R
Come Corybas hunting with Eco Tours Tasmania on a fully guided and catered three day tour from Hobart to
Tasmania's Native Orchid hot spot, the Arthur Pieman Conservation Area. The  Arthur Pieman Conservation Area
differs from typical Tasmanian west coast habitat as it has been shaped by fire, resulting in a unique landscape
that contains many  threatened flora species including 7 endemic orchids and is the type location for 6 of these.
This tour will be specifically targeting Corybas and is timed to coincide with the peak flowering of the recently
discovered Pink and Green varieties of Corybas unguiculatus (small pelican-orchid)
Corybas aconitiflorus  (spurred helmet orchid), Corybas incurvus (slaty helmet-orchid) and other orchids will also be in flower during this Tour.
The Tour will depart Hobart at 8.00am Friday 20th July 2018 and stop at known orchid sites on the way to and from Arthur River,
arriving back in Hobart late Sunday 22nd July 2018.Pickups and Drop Off's can be arranged from Launceston, Devonport and Burnie or other locations along our route to Arthur River.
Facilities at Arthur River are restricted to a small take away shop, there are no Hotels, Motels or Supermarkets in the area.
Our accommodation at Arthur River will be a large comfortable and fully equipped Lodge with a variety of bedrooms that sleeps up to 12 people in a mix of Twin Shared and Double Rooms.
As there are no supermarkets, hotels or restaurants at Arthur River, all meals at Arthur River from Dinner Friday evening through to Breakfast on Sunday will be provided and catered at The Lodge.

Total Cost for the 3 day Tour will be $600 per person.