Wildlife-Watching in Stanley
Stanley Seal Cruises. Twice a day (except in winter), the motor cruiser Sylvia C leads passengers on 75-minute journeys from Stanley's dock to Bull Rock, where they view delightful Australian fur seals basking on the Bass Strait rocks. Southern Right Whales are also sometimes spotted in the waters near the Nut. Dockside, Stanley, TAS, 7331. 0419/550–134. www.stanleysealcruises.com.au. A$49. Sept.–mid-June.
Wing's Wildlife Park. This park, 50 minutes drive from Devonport, has one of the larger collections of Tasmanian wildlife in Australia, which as well as all the usual suspects includes an aquatic section where you can view albino rainbow trout and Atlantic salmon. Excellent guided tours can be tailored to your interests. 137 Winduss Rd., Gunns Plains, TAS, 7315. www.wingswildlife.com.au. A$20. Daily 10–4.
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