Tours & Packages in Launceston, Cradle Mountain, Port Arthur, Burnie, Freycinet, Devonport, Strahan, Bicheno, Hobart & Tasmania

Take a Luxury Road Trip of Tasmania with the Travel at 60 Community!

Travel at 60 community group

This November: join your fellow travel lovers for an amazingly comprehensive itinerary across the Apple Isle. Solo travellers, couples and groups are all a welcome part of the community on this shared community experience!

FROM
$3,254PP
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DURATION
9 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Accommodation
  • Bonus experiences
  • Exclusive experience
  • Selected drinks
  • Selected entry fees
  • Selected meals
  • Solo traveller

About this holiday

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Russell Falls

10 days from $3254pp twin share / $3990 solo

Combining spectacular landscapes with exposure to rich convict history and gourmet artisan produce, this journey takes you to unforgettable locations and ensures memorable encounters. Step back in time at Port Arthur, and visit the wild Gordon River, Cradle Mountain and the pristine Tarkine Wilderness.

Travelling solo? We can pair you with a fellow traveller of the same gender to avoid the single supplement!

Inclusions

TOUR INCLUSIONS:

  • Comfortable accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Airport transfers (subject to flight arrival time frames)

SIGHTSEEING:

  • Explore Hobart’s iconic sights
  • Visit spectacular Russell Falls
  • Cruise on the Gordon River including a delicious lunch
  • Discover Cradle Mountain National Park on a guided tour
  • See ‘The Nut’ at Stanley
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent Tarkine Wilderness region
  • Indulge in local cheese at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm
  • Explore Launceston
  • Visit Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre
  • Discover Bridestowe Lavender Estate and the delicious lavender ice cream
  • Spectacular views from Cape Tourville Lookout
  • Step back in time at historic Port Arthur

Accommodation

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Best Western Launceston

Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort.The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

  • Strahan Village
  • Cradle Mountain Hotel
  • Tall Timbers
  • Best Western Plus Launceston
  • Best Western Beachfront at Bicheno
  • Wrest Point

Need additional accommodation before or after your tour? Our friendly Travel Consultants can help with accommodation, flights and travel insurance - freecall 1300 414 198.

Travel dates

9 November 2019 departure from Hobart

  • Twin share - $3254 per person
  • Single traveller - $3990 per person

Don't want to pay the $736 single supplement? Ask us to put you on the list to twin share with another Travel at 60 traveller of the same gender. Please call our Brisbane based travel team on 1300 414 198 for assistance.

Itinerary

09 Nov 2019 - Welcome to Hobart

Your Tasmanian journey begins with an afternoon tour of Hobart. You’ll see historic Battery Point, Salamanca Place, the Botanic Gardens, Constitution Dock, and Mt. Nelson, which affords panoramic views over Australia’s southernmost city. Enjoy the company of your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening at a Welcome Reception and dinner.

Hotel: Wrest Point, Hobart
Included Meals: Dinner

10 Nov 2019 – Strahan

This morning you’ll head west to New Norfolk and magnificent Mt. Field National Park and take a walk through lush rainforest to the many-tiered cascade of picturesque Russell Falls. Then enjoy the scenic drive to iconic Lake St. Clair, the deepest freshwater lake in Australia, and continue through the rainforest to the coastal town of Strahan. Nestled on the shores of massive Macquarie Harbour, Strahan is the gateway to the World Heritage listed Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.

Hotel: Strahan Village
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

11 Nov 2019 - Strahan – Cradle Mountain

A highlight today is your lunch cruise on the Gordon River. You’ll be awestruck by the beauty of the dark waters. Stained amber by buttongrass tannins, they reflect the untouched wilderness that surrounds them. Stop at Sarah Island for an insight into a relic of Tasmania’s lesser-known convict history. See Hells Gates, the treacherous entrance to the harbour, and Heritage Landing, site of a 2,000-year-old Huon Pine. Travel through the old towns of Rosebery and Tullah on your way to your hotel.

Hotel: Cradle Mountain Hotel
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

12 Nov 2019 -Cradle Mountain – Smithton

This morning, marvel at the inspiring beauty of Cradle Mountain National Park. Join your Travel Director for a guided walk by Dove Lake, where you may spot Bennetts wallabies, echidnas and pademelons along the way. Travel on through rolling green hills to Table Cape for spectacular views of Bass Strait. Picturesque Stanley is in your sights as you head west. Enjoy views of the sheer-sided Stanley bluff known as ‘The Nut’ and take some time to explore. Your destination is Smithton.

Hotel: Tall Timbers
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

13 Nov 2019 - Smithton – Launceston

Today, enjoy a tour with a local guide of the magnificent Tarkine Wilderness region. One of Australia’s largest temperate rainforests, it boasts vast stands of myrtle, leatherwood and pine trees. En route to Launceston you’ll visit the award-winning Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm to learn about its dairy production methods and taste some samples.

Hotel: Best Western Plus Launceston, 2 nights
Included Meals: Breakfast

14 Nov 2019 - Launceston

This morning travel through the rolling hills of the Tamar Valley to the Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre. Your local expert will bring to life the mine’s extraordinary past, including the dramatic events of the 2006 rock fall and mine rescue. After taking time to discover Cataract Gorge, this afternoon is at leisure for your own exploration of Tasmania’s ‘northern capital’, Launceston.

Hotel: Best Western Plus Launceston
Included Meals: Breakfast

15 Nov 2019 - Launceston – Bicheno

Bridestowe Lavender Estate, producer of high-quality lavender since 1922, is your first stop today. Later, visit the unique Legerwood Carved Memorial Trees site, then follow the picturesque east coast to Bicheno. This evening you might like to take an optional experience tour to see either Bicheno’s wild penguins as they emerge from the ocean, or the iconic Tasmanian Devil.

Hotel: Best Western Beachfront at Bicheno
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

16 Nov 2019 - Bicheno – Hobart

Today, experience the grandeur of Freycinet National Park, taking a guided walk to the lookout at Cape Tourville that affords 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

17 Nov 2019 - Port Arthur

Explore the Port Arthur Historic Site, taking a cruise around the Isle of the Dead and a fascinating walk with a local expert through the remains of Port Arthur’s 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 at a Farewell Dinner in one of Hobart’s popular restaurants.

Hotel: Wrest Point
Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

18 Nov 2019 - Farewell from Hobart

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

Included Meals: Breakfast

Questions

What to bring:

  •  Comfortable walking shoes
  •  Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  •  Water bottle
  •  Warm layers in cooler months
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Fine print

A $200 per person non-refundable deposit is required to secure your booking.

All other Travel at 60 Booking conditions apply.

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