Tours in Australia, Tasmania, Hobart, East Coast Tasmania, West Coast Tasmania, Tasmanian Heritage, Launceston, Cradle Mountain, Port Arthur & Freycinet

FLY FREE + 12 day Perfect Tasmania Guided Holiday - Hobart to Hobart

Book by 31 July 2019 & FLY FREE!

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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$5,380PP
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DURATION
11 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Accommodation
  • Flights
  • Selected meals
  • Selected drinks
  • Selected entry fees

About this holiday

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Richmond Bridge

The island of Tasmania is renowned for its pristine wilderness, abundant wildlife, gourmet food and wine, and friendly locals. On this wide-ranging journey, you’ll visit Hobart’s bustling Salamanca Market. Witness the stunning natural beauty of Cradle Mountain and Freycinet National Park, and indulge your tastebuds with fresh Tasmanian artisan cheeses and other delicious treats.

Highlights:

  • 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

Inclusions

  • Fly free from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or Canberra

    Quality accommodation

    Travel by luxury coach

    Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide

    11 full buffet breakfasts

    1 Be My Guest morning tea

    1 Be My Guest lunch

    1 Be My Guest lunch

    8 dinners (including Farewell Dinner)

  • Accommodation

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    Freycinet Lodge
  • Fly free offer - book by 31 July 2019 .

    From $5380 per person twin share/ $6875 Solo
    Solo travellers can choose to waive the single supplement by sharing accommodation with another solo traveller. Please nequire for more information.

      Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart

      Strahan Village

      Cradle Mountain Hotel

      Hotel Grand Chancellor, Launceston

      Freycinet Lodge

  • Travel dates

    Fly free offer applies to the following tour dates. Please enquire for availability and pricing. Book by 31 Jul 2019

    Travelling solo? This tour includes the option to waive the solo supplement by sharing accommodation with another solo traveller of the same gender. Please enquire for more information.

    • 18-29 Oct 2019
    • 15-26 Nov 2019
    • 03-14 Jan 2020
    • 24 Jan-04 Feb 2020
    • 06-17 Mar 2020
    • 27 Mar-07 Apr 2020

    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

    Day 2 - Salamanca Market (Hobart)

    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.

    Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart

    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

    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

    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.

    Hotel: Cradle Mountain Hotel

    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

    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.

    Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

    Day 8 - Launceston -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

    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.

    Hotel: Freycinet Lodge

    Day 10 - Freycinet - 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

    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.

    Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart

    Day 12 - Farewell from Hobart

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



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    Fine print

    Travel at 60 and AAT Kings booking conditions apply.

    Available for new bookings only made by 31 July 2019 or until sold out. Available on selected itineraries and departure dates for travel up to 31 March 2020. Valid from selected departure cities only: Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra, Brisbane and Hobart. Surcharges may apply for regional airport departures. Price is per person twin share including return economy airfare. Triple share and single room options are available, prices on request. This offer is only valid for Australian residents. Passengers will be booked on Qantas, Virgin Australia or Air New Zealand in economy class, pending flight schedules and availability. Airfare will include seat and bag or equivalent. Surcharge will apply if booking class is not available. Up to $1300 per person non-refundable deposit plus any airfare surcharge are required at time of booking. All air bookings must be made and owned by AAT Kings. Prices are inclusive of government taxes, airline fees and fuel surcharges and are subject to change or withdrawal without notice. Stopovers are not permitted on this fare. After ticketing, changes will incur a penalty fee and is subject to individual airline terms & conditions and fare availability. After ticketing, the airfare component will be non-refundable AAT Kings booking conditions apply, refer to www.aatkings.com/booking-conditions. Offer only valid in conjunction with Kings Club Past Guest and Concession Discounts and is not valid in conjunction with any other special offer or promotion. Excludes group bookings. These conditions may be subject to change. ATAS No. 10527

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