Duration: 9 Days
Captivating beauty, diverse cultural experiences and enviable food and drink offerings, this 9-day Tasmania tour comes filled with a whole lot of fun experiences and explorations. Beginning and ending in Hobart, you’ll travel counter-clockwise around Australia’s island state, with overnights in Hobart, Freycinet National Park, Cradle Mountain National park, and Strahan.
Nature-enthusiasts will enjoy visits to Mount Field National Park, where you’ll embark on the short walk to the beautiful Russell Falls, Wall in the Wilderness and Lake St Clair; Enjoy a Gordon River Dinner Cruise; marvel in all the natural beauty that Cradle Mountain has to offer; and, be enchanted as you embark on a Wineglass Bay cruise in Freycinet National Park.
Spend 2 nights in Freycinent National Park at the award winning Freycinet Lodge for the ultimate Tasmanian experience. Followed by 2 incredible nights in the Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, perfectly situated at the edge of the spectacular World Heritage Listed Cradle Mountain National Park.
During this tour, you’ll also embark on many a culinary adventure, including a day at Bruny Island, where you’ll taste the local oysters, cheese, berries, wine and spirits offerings; Enjoy wine and nibbles at the Josef Chromy vineyard in Launceston; and, delight in a final celebratory dinner on the Hobart waterfront, featuring local seafood and wine.
These are just some of the many highlights of this Tasmania tour, featuring plenty of opportunity for you to reconnect with nature, wildlife and your tastebuds.
Welcome to "Van Diemen's Land!" Schedule flights to arrive by 4 pm in time for a welcome meeting and drinks, featuring local Tasmanian wines and spirits.
HOBART: Visit the famous Salamanca Market with a chance to meet artisans and taste fresh local produce. Time to explore on your own, grab a coffee, and do some shopping. Evening at leisure.
BRUNY ISLAND: Enjoy a tasting tour of this rugged island that may include local specialties such as fresh oysters, cheeses, berries, and more. (B,L)
Travel to beautiful Freycinet National Park with a photo stop at the Convict Bridge.
FREYCINET NATIONAL PARK: Visit the Cape Tourville Lighthouse for amazing views of the ocean and coast below. The remainder of the afternoon is at leisure to explore on your own. (B,D)
Accommodation Spotlight: Spend 2 nights overlooking the blue waters of Great Oyster Bay with the rugged Hazards Mountains as your backdrop. Located inside Freycinet National Park, you will fall in love with this captivating escape at Freycinet Lodge.
FREYCINET NATIONAL PARK Morning cruise including the extraordinary Wineglass Bay, optional Wine Glass Bay hike for amazing views. Remainder of the day is at leisure to enjoy your resort or explore more on your own. (B,L)
LAUNCESTON Tour and tasting at Josef Chromy Vineyard, guided walk through the scenic Cataract Gorge.
SHEFFIELD Tasting and tour at a local honey factory, sightseeing to see the town's famous murals. (B,D)
Accommodation Spotlight: Spend the next 2 nights at one of Australia's iconic wilderness experiences. Located at the edge of the spectacular World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain National Park, at Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, you'll enjoy warm hospitality, local food and wine, breathtaking scenery and magnificent wilderness surrounds.
CRADLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK: Sightseeing including a visit to the majestic Dove Lake. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy more of the park on your own. This evening, enjoy a special behind-the-scenes visit to the [email protected]
to learn about this rescue centre devoted to saving the endangered Devils. (B)
CRADLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK Early morning at leisure to enjoy more of this incredible location.
STRAHAN Orientation tour, visit to Ocean Beach, scenic dinner cruise on the Gordon River and into the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage area. (B,L,D)
NATIONAL PARK Visit the Wall in the Wilderness art project, sightseeing.
MT FIELD NATIONAL PARK Sightseeing including the walk to Russell Falls.
HOBART Farewell dinner at a harbourfront restaurant featuring fresh seafood and local wines. (B,D)
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. You may also choose to extend your time in Hobart and explore more on your own. Extra nights are available for purchase. (B)