3 March 2019 • 13 Day Luxury Ultimate Tasmania Tour • Fully Escorted

  • Pricing

    $5,895 per person twin share


    $7,395 single price

    Price reflects early booking discount of $200 per couple

    Inclusions

    • All touring & sightseeing as per itinerary

    • Fully escorted with tour leader & local guides

    • 25 meals – 12 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 9 dinners

    • All accommodation in quality hotels

    Not included

    • Airfares  – ask us about booking flights

    • Travel Insurance

    • Items of a personal nature – ie: laundry, drinks, hotel expenditure etc

  • ItineraryItinerary map

    Day 1 – Hobart

    Welcome to Hobart and the delights of the Apple Isle. Your two night Special Stay includes a special Taste of Tasmania welcome dinner. Meals included: Dinner

    Day 2 – Port Arthur

    Delve into Tasmania’s convict past with a visit to World Heritage-listed Port Arthur. Your guided tour includes a cruise to the Isle of the Dead, giving you a fascinating insight into the lives and deaths of some of Port Arthur’s past residents, both convicts and free settlers. Meals included: Breakfast

    Day 3 – Hobart > Strahan

    Start your day with a visit to the lush rainforest of Mt Field National Park, Tasmania’s oldest National Park, and the location of the spectacular three-tiered Russell Falls.
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    Witness history in the making with your visit to the ‘Wall in the Wilderness’, a wood-carved history of the Central Tasmanian Highlands that is a continuous work in progress. Greg Duncan has hand-carved a series of scenes into panels commemorating those who have shaped the area’s past and present.

    Travel to Queenstown before arriving in the picturesque village of Strahan, where you will enjoy an overnight stay. Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    Day 4 – Strahan > Cradle Mountain
     
    Cruise through the World Heritage-listed Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. From the luxury of the Captain’s Premier Upper Deck enjoy a gourmet lunch of local Tasmanian delicacies. Cruise through Macquarie Harbour and visit Heritage Landing and Sarah Island. This afternoon, take in the pristine alpine vistas of Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park, enjoy a Special Stay for the next two nights at Cradle Mountain. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 5 – Cradle Mountain

    Keep your fingers crossed for clear skies this morning to be treated to magnificent views of Cradle Mountain and breathtaking reflections on Dove Lake. Hear the stories from your local guide about the intrepid early settlers of this area. Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    Day 6 – Cradle Mountain > Smithton

    Leave the mountains for the coastal towns of Burnie and Penguin. Visit Hellyers Road Distillery and take the whiskey walk, learning about how whisky is distilled and matured in Tasmania. Enjoy the rugged coastline on the way to the village of Stanley. Enjoy Tasmanian hospitality tonight as you stay overnight in Smithton. Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
     
    Day 7 – Smithton > Launceston
    Visit the town of Sheffield and discover its history, geography, wildlife and people from the murals that are painted on the walls across town. Upon arriving in the charming city of Launceston, visit Cataract Gorge and ride the chairlift to take in its beautiful scenic views. Enjoy two nights in Launceston. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
     
    Day 8 – Launceston
    Today either choose from a tour of the infamous Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre or a visit to the Platypus House and Seahorse World. Alternatively, tour the cool climate wineries in the region or enjoy a leisurely lunch cruise on the Tamar River. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
    Day 9 – Launceston > Freycinet National Park
    Journey to the coast via Legerwood and discover unique tree carvings, a memorial to World War I.
    Learn about the award winning cheeses from Pyengana Dairy Company, reputed to produce Australia’s finest cheddar, and delight your tastebuds with a tasting.

    Your final destination today is the breathtaking Freycinet National Park, where you’ll discover this incredible wilderness whilst enjoying a two night Special Stay.

    Day 10 – Freycinet National Park 

    A day at leisure to explore this coastal wilderness at your own pace. Marvel at the myriad of colours – pink granite mountains, white sandy beaches and sparkling turquoise waters. Take one of the many walks and soak up the beauty of Wineglass Bay. Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    Day 11 – Freycinet National Park > Hobart

    Visit the Tasmanian Wool Centre in the convict town of Ross. Your local guide will share stories of the town’s history and the influence of its first export – wool.
    Stop in Richmond and see Australia’s oldest bridge, built by convict labour. During a visit to Bonorong National Park meet Tasmania’s shy and elusive Tasmanian Devil, before arriving back at the your hotel in Hobart for two nights. Meals included: Breakfast

    Day 12 – Hobart

    Today choose from a range of Hobart attractions – enjoy a cruise to Peppermint Bay or take a tour of Australia’s oldest brewery, the Cascade Brewery. Alternatively, tour the Huon Valley and walk amongst the fruit orchards or cruise on the MONA ferry and enjoy a tour of the daring Museum of Old and New Art. Toast your adventures during tonight’s farewell dinner at the Drunken Admiral Restaurant. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 13 – Hobart

    It’s time to say farewell to new friends and the wonders of Tasmania. Meals included: Breakfast

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