This journey along Tasmania’s acclaimed East Coast offers sandy beaches, blue horizons, fascinating convict history and premium produce.
5 Day Guided Holiday | Launceston to Hobart
Take a walk in Freycinet National Park, step back in time at the Port Arthur Historic Site, cruise the haunting Isle of the Dead, and sample Bridestowe Lavender Estate’s lavender products.
Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort.
The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:
Need accommodation before or after your tour? Our friendly travel team can arrange this for you, contact us on freecall 1300 414 198.
From $1575 per solo traveller, save $385
Departure dates: 4 Nov & 5 Dec 2019
Day 1, Welcome to Launceston
Your holiday begins in Launceston, situated on the Tamar River. Tasmania’s ‘northern capital’ is a historic city with many well-preserved Georgian and Victorian buildings. This evening, get to know your Travel Director and fellow travellers with a Welcome Reception at your hotel.
Hotel: Best Western Plus Launceston
Day 2, Launceston – Bicheno
Bridestowe Lavender Estate, producer of high-quality lavender since 1922, is your first stop today. Learn about the history of the estate and treat yourself to some of its famous lavender ice-cream. Later, visit the unique Legerwood Carved Memorial Trees site, and then follow the picturesque east coast south to Bicheno. This evening you might like to take an optional tour to see either Bicheno’s wild penguins as they emerge from the ocean for the night or the iconic Tasmanian Devil.
Hotel: Best Western Beachfront at Bicheno
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3, Bicheno – Hobart
Today, experience the grandeur of Freycinet National Park, taking a guided walk to Cape Tourville lookout that will unveil astonishing views across brilliant blue water, verdant forest and golden beaches. Then travel through Swansea and Orford on your way to Hobart.
Hotel: Wrest Point, 2 nights
Included Meals: Breakfast
Day 4, Port Arthur
Today, explore Port Arthur Historic Site, taking a cruise around the Isle of the Dead and a fascinating walk with a local expert of the remains of Port Arthur’s infamous convict prison. There will be time for you to wander the site at your leisure. On the drive back to Hobart, see the amazing natural rock formations of the craggy Tasman Arch, the Devil’s Kitchen, the Blowhole and the Totem Pole This evening, mingle with your fellow travellers at a Farewell Dinner in one of Hobart’s popular restaurants.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day 5, Farewell from Hobart
Say farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end this morning after breakfast.
Included Meals: Breakfast
Our travel team can provide a prices for airfares, please call on freecall 1300 414 198 to get our best price of the day.
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