Tours in West Coast Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia, Hobart & Tasmanian Heritage

Perfect Tasmania Guided Holiday - Hobart to Hobart

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Tasmania's wilderness, wildlife, gourmet food and wine (including fresh artisan cheese) and friendly locals feature in this holiday. Visit Hobart’s Salamanca Market, Cradle Mountain and Freycinet National Park.

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DURATION
11 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Accommodation
  • Port taxes & fees

About this holiday

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This itinerary is valid from 1 September 2019.

  • Explore Hobart’s city sights

  • Discover famous Salamanca Market

  • Visit spectacular Russell Falls

  • Lunch cruise on the Gordon River

  • Hike by Dove Lake at Cradle Mountain

  • Indulge in local cheese at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm

  • Savour Tassie’s food and wine at Josef Chromy

  • Explore Launceston and stunning Cataract Gorge

  • Visit Bridestowe Lavender Estate

  • Cruise on Wineglass Bay

  • Be My Guest morning tea at Shene Estate

  • Explore Port Arthur Historic Site

  • Visit Hellyers Road Distillery

  • Included Choice Experiences in Hobart

Inclusions

  • Quality accommodation

  •  Travel by luxury coach

  •  1 Farewell Dinner

  •  Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide

  •  Airport transfers

  •  1 Be My Guest dinner

  •  8 Dinners with wine

  • 14 Full buffet breakfasts

Accommodation

Freycinet Lodge
  • Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart​

  • ​Strahan Village​

  • ​Cradle Mountain Hotel​

  • ​Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston​

  • ​Freycinet Lodge​

  • ​Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart

Travel dates

Departures from 1 January 2019.

  • 25 Jan 2019 -05 Feb 2019 Definite Departure

  • 15 Feb 2019 - 26 Feb 2019 Definite Departure

  • 08 Mar 2019 - 19 Mar 2019 Definite Departure

  • 29 Mar 2019 - 09 Apr 2019 Definite Departure

Itinerary

Day 1 Hobart

Begin your exploration of the beautiful island of Tasmania with a city sights tour of its capital. Visit the Botanic Gardens, historic Battery Point, and Constitution Dock, then drive to Mt. Nelson for panoramic views over the city. Join your Travel Director tonight for a Welcome Reception and dinner.

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart , 2 nights

Included Meals: Dinner with wine

Day 2 Salamanca Market

A free day to enjoy the colour and action of Salamanca Market. Explore the market stalls, wander through the historic sandstone warehouses discovering innovative Tasmanian arts and crafts and delight in the taste and aroma of freshly baked goods and local produce.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 Hobart - Strahan

This morning see the tiered cascade of Russell Falls. Then take the winding road to iconic Lake St. Clair and The Wall in the Wilderness, a monumental sculpture hand-carved in rare Huon pine. Passing through the moonscape of the mining town of Queenstown, your final stop today is seaside Strahan.

Hotel: Strahan Village

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 4 Strahan - Cradle Mountain

A highlight today is your cruise on the Gordon River. Be awestruck by the dark waters, stained amber by buttongrass tannins, which reflect the untouched wilderness. Stop at Sarah Island for an insight into a relic of Tasmania’s convict history, and see Hells Gates, the notoriously treacherous entrance to the harbour.

Hotel: Cradle Mountain Hotel, 2 nights

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine

Day 5 Cradle Mountain

This morning you’ll marvel at the inspiring beauty of Cradle Mountain National Park. Join your Travel Director for a guided walk by Dove Lake, then stroll back to your hotel along the boardwalk through the wild ancient forests and alpine heathlands. You may spot Bennetts wallabies, echidnas and pademelons grazing along the way.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 6 Cradle Mountain - Launceston

After breakfast, take a walk with a local expert through the Hellyers Road Whisky Distillery in Burnie. Continue to quirky Sheffield, the ‘Town of Murals’, then call in at the award winning Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm to try a selection of local cheeses. Travel through the Meander Valley to Launceston.

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston, 2 nights

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 7 Launceston

See Launceston’s magnificent Cataract Gorge before taking a scenic drive through rolling hills for a private Be My Guest lunch and wine-tasting at a Josef Chromy Wines. This afternoon you may like to take an optional experience cruise on the beautiful Tamar River or further explore Launceston and its surrounds.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest lunch

Day 8 Launceston to Freycinet

Visit the beautiful Bridestowe Lavender Estate this morning and treat yourself to its famous lavender icecream. Later visit the unique Legerwood Carved Memorial Trees site. Then travel south along the picturesque coast to Freycinet National Park.

Hotel: Freycinet Lodge, 2 nights

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 9 Wineglass Bay

Experience a four-hour lunch cruise this morning along the coast of the stunning Freycinet Peninsula. The cruise will take you from the gentle shores of Coles Bay past towering pink granite cliffs to Wineglass Bay, a flawless crescent of dazzling white sand that is considered one of the world’s best beaches.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine

Day 10 Freycinet to Hobart

Journey to historic Ross, renowned as the finest nineteenth-century village in Australia. As you travel on through rich pastoral land towards Hobart, spend time at Shene Estate with its stunning colonial-era buildings, and enjoy a Be My Guest morning tea. This afternoon, choose one from a selection of Included Choice sightseeing experiences. Visit the iconic Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) and return to Hobart on the MONA ferry, explore the Mawson’s Huts Replica Museum or enjoy a walking tour of Hobart with a local guide.

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart , 2 nights

Included Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest morning tea

Day 11 Port Arthur

Explore the Port Arthur Historic Site, taking a cruise around the Isle of the Dead and a walk through the infamous convict prison. On the drive back to Hobart, see the amazing natural rock formations of the Tasman Arch, the Devil’s Kitchen and the Blowhole. This evening, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner in one of Hobart’s popular restaurants.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 12 Farewell from Hobart

Say farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end this morning after breakfast.

Included Meals: Breakfast



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