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Brutal beauty—Tasmania is green-covered rocks, all alone at the bottom of the world. It’s isolation and savage birth is Australia’s smallest state and is a place like nowhere else. Its geographically diverse with nearly 40% are reserved national parks and world heritage sites.

Tasmania may not look like much on the map. But this small state has more than you think. Home to just 500,000 people, the island of Tasmania is a place of wild and beautiful landscapes, friendly people with a relaxed island lifestyle, wonderful fresh produces, and a haunting history evoked by world-famous convict ruins. Its gorgeous capital city, Hobart, is home to one of the world’s most intriguing art galleries, while northern Launceston is one of the few cities on the planet to be wrapped around a gorge. Travel anywhere in the island state and you can go from beach-lined coasts to World Heritage-listed mountain areas in just a few hours. Along the way you’ll pass welcoming farm-gate producers, cellar doors and restaurants specialising in local produce so fresh it’s the envy of the culinary world.

 

No matter where you go, whether you spend time in one place or guided around the island, we know you’ll be delighted.

4 NIGHTS HOBART - LAUNCESTON
4 nights accommodation in Hobart City — 4 star accommodation
Private chauffeur airport transfers
Return domestic flights MEL-HBA, LST-MEL
4 days private transport arrangement with driver/guide
Optional add-on for the day tours
4 x lunch
Drinking water during tours
Price per person for groups of (in AUD)

2 to 3 guests

4 to 7 guests

8 to 11 guests

Adult 2,390
Child 1,790

Adult 1,890
Child 1,490

Adult 1,590
Child 1,290

Note:

  • Prices are in Australian Dollars.
  • Prices are based on twin sharing with a minimum of two adults travelling
  • Prices are subject to change during shoulder and peak season.
  • Child price is for ages between 4 to 12 years old. (Child seat will be provided)
  • Infant/toddler ages 0-3 are free of charge. (Baby seat will be provided)
  • Black out dates apply: 15/6/18 - 24/6/18, 24/12/18 - 31/12/18
  • Optional add on daily breakfast: AUD90 per adult
ESSENTIAL DAY TOUR EXPERIENCES

Hobart City Introduction

Hobart is Tasmania’s capital city and the second oldest capital in Australia, after Sydney. Located at the entrance to the Derwent River, its well-preserved surrounding bushland reaches close to the city centre and beaches line the shores of the river and estuary beyond. With its captivating history, picturesque waterways, rugged mountains and gourmet experiences, the city has something for everyone.

HIGHLIGHTS & INCLUSIONS
  • Mount Wellington
  • Museum of Old and New Art
  • Salamanca Place
  • Trot Through Time

Port Arthur

This amazing Unesco World Heritage listed convict site is the best-preserved convict settlement in Australia and among the most significant convict era sites in the world. With more than 30 buildings, ruins and restored period homes dating from the prison’s establishment in 1830 until its closure in 1877, Port Arthur is a special place of vivid history, cultural heritage and compelling history. Come and discover the real people and living history of Port Arthur Historic Site.

HIGHLIGHTS & INCLUSIONS
  • Barilla Bay Oyster Farm Tour
  • Port Arthur Lavender Farm
  • Port Arthur Heritage Site
  • Carnavon Bay Cruise

Hobart to Launceston Via Heritage Highway

The Heritage Highway traces much of the original route between Hobart and Launceston, built by convict road gangs in the early 1800s. Drive through rolling farmlands, explore charming Georgian villages, stay on historic pastoral properties and savour the rich and colourful history of the place and its people.

HIGHLIGHTS & INCLUSIONS
  • Bonorong Wildlife
  • Sanctuary
  • Ross Town
  • Callington Mill, Oatlands
  • Honey Tasmania
  • Cataract Gorge

Cradle Mountain

Cradle Mountain–Lake St Clair National Park, with its ancient rainforests and alpine heaths, is home to the world-famous Overland Track and iconic Cradle Mountain. Part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, the park is one of the state’s most special places, where ancient pines fringe glacial lakes and icy streams cascade down rugged mountains.

HIGHLIGHTS & INCLUSIONS
  • Cradle Mountain
  • National Park
  • Dove Lake
7 NIGHTS TASMANIAN ESCAPES
7 nights accommodation in Tasmania
One way flight from Melbourne to Hobart
One way Spirit Of Tasmania Devonport to Port Melbourne
Private chauffeur airport transfers
7 day private transport arrangements with driver/guide
Choice of 2 nights West Coast or 2 nights East Coast Tasmania
7 x lunch
Drinking water during tours
Price per person for groups of (in AUD)

2 to 3 guests

4 to 7 guests

8 to 11 guests

Adult 3,990
Child 3,190

Adult 3,190
Child 2,590

Adult 2,690
Child 2,190

Note:

  • Prices are in Australian Dollars.
  • Prices are based on twin sharing with a minimum of two adults travelling
  • Prices are subject to change during shoulder and peak season.
  • Child price is for ages between 4 to 12 years old. (Child seat will be provided)
  • Infant/toddler ages 0-3 are free of charge. (Baby seat will be provided)
  • Black out dates apply: 15/6/18 - 24/6/18, 24/12/18 - 31/12/18
  • Optional add on daily breakfast: AUD150 per adult
ESSENTIAL DAY TOUR EXPERIENCES

Hobart City Introduction

Hobart is Tasmania’s capital city and the second oldest capital in Australia, after Sydney. Located at the entrance to the Derwent River, its well-preserved surrounding bushland reaches close to the city centre and beaches line the shores of the river and estuary beyond. With its captivating history, picturesque waterways, rugged mountains and gourmet experiences, the city has something for everyone.

HIGHLIGHTS & INCLUSIONS
  • Mount Wellington
  • Museum of Old and New Art
  • Salamanca Place
  • Trot Through Time

Port Arthur

This amazing Unesco World Heritage listed convict site is the best-preserved convict settlement in Australia and among the most significant convict era sites in the world. With more than 30 buildings, ruins and restored period homes dating from the prison’s establishment in 1830 until its closure in 1877, Port Arthur is a special place of vivid history, cultural heritage and compelling history. Come and discover the real people and living history of Port Arthur Historic Site.

HIGHLIGHTS & INCLUSIONS
  • Barilla Bay Oyster Farm Tour
  • Port Arthur Lavender Farm
  • Port Arthur Heritage Site
  • Carnavon Bay Cruise

Bruny Island Gourmet

Take time to enjoy the famous local produce; Bruny is home to producers specialising in oysters, cheese and chocolate. View the Neck from the lookout steps and check out the optical illusion that makes the sea-level appear higher on one side than the other. Visit the Cape Bruny Lighthouse, first lit in 1838 and is today Australia’s second oldest and longest continually staffed lighthouse.

HIGHLIGHTS & INCLUSIONS
  • Ferry from Kettering to Bruny
  • The Neck Lookout
  • Bruny Island Berry Farm
  • Bruny Island Cheese Co
  • Get Shucked Oyster Farm
  • Cape Bruny Lighthouse

Launceston & Surrounding

Tasmania’s north is a feast of historic streetscapes and heritage estates, rich farmland, premier cool-climate wines, fresh produce and a haven for designers and craft makers eager to talk about their work.There’s also a touch of wilderness with Cataract Gorge just a few minutes walk from the city centre. The city is located on the banks of the Tamar River and is the gateway to the Tamar Valley, a region where English conservatism sits happily alongside the unconventional and off beat.

HIGHLIGHTS & INCLUSIONS
  • Honey Tasmania
  • Cataract Gorge
  • Tamar Valley

Spirit of Tasmania

Spirit of Tasmania operates sailings across Bass Strait between Melbourne, Victoria and Devonport, Tasmania. The twin ships depart from both ports at 1930, arriving at 0600 the following morning. During periods of high demand, Spirit of Tasmania also operates day sailings, departing from each port at 0900 and arriving the same day at 1800.

HIGHLIGHTS & INCLUSIONS
  • Overnight Cabin
WEST COAST TASMANIA

Queenstown

Queenstown is the gateway to the West Coast with a rich and rugged mining history, a unique ‘moonscape’ and loads of wild west appeal. It’s also close to the edge of Tasmania’s World Heritage Wilderness Area and surrounded by great fishing lakes. Queenstown is also home to the historic  West Coast Wilderness Railway, a unique heritage and wilderness experience that runs full and half-day steam train journeys along a historic 35km track between Queenstown and Strahan.

INCLUSIVE
  • Salmon Farm & Trout Museum
  • Lake St Clair
  • West Coast Wilderness Railyway (Queenstown – Dubbil Barril – Queenstown)

Cradle Mountain

Cradle Mountain–Lake St Clair National Park, with its ancient rainforests and alpine heaths, is home to the world-famous Overland Track and iconic Cradle Mountain. Part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, the park is one of the state’s most special places, where ancient pines fringe glacial lakes and icy streams cascade down rugged mountains.

INCLUSIVE
  • Devils @ Cradle
  • Dove Lake
  • Cradle Mountain
EAST COAST TASMANIA

Freycinet National Park

Freycinet National Park is home to dramatic pink granite peaks, secluded bays, white sandy beaches and abundant birdlife. Situated on Tasmania’s beautiful East Coast, the park occupies most of the Freycinet Peninsula and looks out to the Tasman Sea from the eastern side and back towards the Tasmanian coastline from the west.

INCLUSIVE
  • Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Heritage Highway via Oatlands & Ross
  • Freycinet Marine Farm
  • Wine Glass Bay

Binalong Bay —Bay of Fires

The town of Binalong Bay is situated at the southern end of the beautiful Bay of Fires. The area is one of the most scenic and beautiful places in Tasmania, from the blue sea and fine white sand to the orange-tinged boulders that hug the coast. With so much natural beauty, it’s no wonder that Lonely Planet named the Bay of Fires one of the world’s hottest travel destinations.

INCLUSIVE
  • Bay of Fires
  • Bridestowe Lavender Farm
ADD ON EXPERIENCES(Prices on application)

Board for this popular 90 minute cruise, where you can hear the story of Yukon’s  restoration and voyage to Australia. Become a part of the experience as you hoist sail or simply sit back and enjoy the timeless beauty of the Huon Valley. Explore below deck and find out more about the restoration of the vessel and its adventures on the high seas.

Join in the search for the abundant coastal wildlife such as seals, dolphins, migrating whales and sea birds. The highly trained interpretive guides love what they do - they work hard to ensure that the experience is fun, enjoyable, entertaining and informative.

The mighty Gordon River Dam is an engineering marvel, 11 meters taller than the Sydney Harbour Bridge and holding back 30 times the volume of water in the Harbour itself. Located in South West Tasmania at the edge of the famed World Heritage Wilderness Area, the dam appears to be the only manmade creation for miles, its curved concrete façade standing in stark contrast to the surrounding natural scenery. Abseiling at the Gordon Dam has been included in the Top 10 Adrenaline activities in the world today. Standing 140 metres high, the Gordon Dam is the world's highest commercial abseil.

Since their introduction over 150 years ago, trout have spread and thrived in Tasmania’s ideal habitat, with its abundant lakes and rivers, rugged topography and temperate climate. Enjoy fishery of world class standard to the trout producing waters of Tasmania's lakes where you can witness a trout feeding frenzy caused by a sudden dun fly or gum beetle hatch. Tremble at the sight of water boiling with trout!

Treat yourself, family and friends to some well-earned leisure time and come aboard “Mr Flathead” for a memorable fishing and sightseeing trip with a qualified and experienced local guide who knows all the “HOT SPOTS” and beautiful sights that the locals commonly refer to as “Paradise”.

Fully-guided four-wheel drive tour through private farmland and native bush to see first hand how Tasmanian devil numbers are being tracked and monitored. Led by our experienced guides, you’ll help monitor the progress of the local population of healthy wild devils, observe recorded devil activity and record the latest findings from our hi-tech infrared cameras.

The Bonorong Night Tour is a private group feeding tour where you will be guided to feed almost all the animals at Bonorong Sanctuary. During the tour, you will enter the animals’ world and experience hand-feeding weird and wonderful creatures like Eastern quolls, tawny frogmouths and sugar gliders. You will also be able to have a ‘tug of war’ with the Tassie devils for their dinner. It’s going to be a journey of incredible fun.

Glide past prestigious homes perched along the edge of Hobart’s oldest suburb, marvel at Hobart’s wooden tall sailing ships, keep an eye out for Sammy the resident seal, hope for a pod of dolphins, peer through crystal-clear water at native sea stars, perhaps get up close and personal with a giant cruise ship, and take photos of Hobart from a rarely seen perspective.

Join a full day cruise from Hobart gathering the freshest Tasmanian seafood. Enjoy a gastronomic journey as part of an intimate group of up to twelve on the custom-built yellow boats. Visit a salmon farm, enjoy oysters shucked straight from the water, rock lobster and see your guide dive for abalone and sea urchin. After collecting an abundant selection of seafood, the boat nudges onto a deserted Bruny Island beach, where you can stretch your legs and feel sand between your toes as we stroll along the beach. Assist your guide in preparing a bountiful seafood feast, paired with a delicious gourmet spread of fresh local breads, salads and artisan cheeses, and matched with Tasmanian wines, boutique beers, ciders and juices. Savour the best of Tasmania's produce as fresh as it can be, and spend the afternoon relaxing and sharing a laugh with your companions.

Customize your journey

While our suggested experiences are designed to showcase the best each region has to offer, we are more than happy to customise the journey to your specific interest or destination you wish to explore.

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