9 Day Tour Option 2

Tasmania Tours For Seniors

Tour Code: ART09

  • Day 1 Hobart Grand Chancellor
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  • Day 2 Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
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  • Day 3 Tasmanian Wilderness
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  • Day 4 Optional Scenic Gordon River Flight
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  • Day 5 Cradle Mountain Accommodation
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  • Day 6 “The Nut” nearly Stanley
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  • Day 7 On The Way To Sheffield
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  • Day 8 Ross Historic Bridge
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  • Day 9 Cataract Gorge Launceston
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Discover the untamed beauty on a Tasmania tours for seniors taking in the World Heritage Cradle Mountain National Park and the Salamanca markets in Hobart. Join likeminded seniors as your Tasmania tour spends 9 days ticking off the "must see" places when doing a tour of Tasmania. With expert guides and some of the best accommodation in Tasmania this seniors tour will give you memories forever. 


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This tour departs from Hobart and finishes in Launceston

Day 1. Hobart, Freedom of Choice (D)
Your Tasmania tours for seniors starts with a transfer to your hotel. Tonight, choose where to dine. Included in your options are Restaurant Tasman, Drunken Admiral, The Henry Jones Art Hotel and Mures Upper Deck.
Accommodation:  Hotel Grand Chancellor, Harbor View Rooms, Hobart, 2 nights

Day 2. Hobart, Salamanca Market, Freedom of Choice (B)
Today, your tour group will visit the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens before discovering the bustling Salamanca Market. Later, enjoy Freedom of Choice Sightseeing.
Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Harbor View Rooms, Hobart

Day 3. Russell Falls, Lake St Clair, Strahan (B, D)
Travel to Mt Field National Park and admire Russell Falls (an easy walk for seniors). Then enter the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area to Lake St Clair. Afterwards, visit The Wall in the Wilderness before continuing to Queenstown then Strahan.
Accommodation: The Strahan Village, Strahan, 2 nights

Day 4. Gordon River Cruise, Freedom of Choice (B, L, D)
Join the Lady Jane Franklin II for a cruise along Gordon River. Explore the former penal colony of Sarah Island. Tonight, your tour group will choose from a range of dining options.
Accommodation: Strahan Village, Strahan

Day 5. Cradle Mountain, Dove Lake, Freedom of Choice (B, D)
Journey to Cradle Mountain and tour Dove Lake. This afternoon, choose from a range of activities. Perhaps indulge in a wine and cheese tasting, visit the Waldheim Alpine Spa, enjoy a guided walk (easy for seniors)  through alpine scenery or take a Night Spotlight Tour in the Cradle Valley.
Accommodation: Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge

Day 6. The Nut, Woolnorth, Cape Grim, Smithton (B, D)
This moring your Tasmania tour for seniors will travel to the historic town of Stanley. Tour Tasmania's largest wind farm at Woolnorth before travelling to Cape Grim. Tonight, tour guests will enjoy an exclusive Tasmanian Fare Dinner in Smithton.
Accommodation: Tall Timbers Hotel, Smithton

Day 7. Sheffield, Ashgrove Cheese Factory, Woolmers Estate, National Rose Garden (B)
Today, travel to Devonport then visit the quaint town of Sheffield. Continue your  Tasmania tour along to the Ashgrove Cheese Factory for a boutique cheese tasting. Later, travel to historic Woolmers Estate to view its museum and explore the beautiful National Rose Garden of Tasmania.
Accommodation:  Hotel Grand Chancellor, Launceston, 2 nights

Day 8. Ross, Launceston, Farewell Dinner and Drink (B, D)
Travel around the Great Lake before heading to the heritage township of Ross. View the beautifully carved historic bridge built by convicts and admire the collection of early 19th century buildings. On return to Launceston, enjoy a Farewell Dinner and Drink.
Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Launceston

Day 9. Launceston, Cataract Gorge (B)
Take some time to explore Cataract Gorge, a unique natural rock formation, before your Tasmania tour for seniors concludes with an included airport transfer.

Flight Information & Complimentary airport transfers

  • Please book flights arriving into Hobart Airport anytime prior to 4.00 pm on Day 1
  • Please book flights departing from Launceston Airport anytime after 12.00 pm on Day 9
  • Cruise down the mighty Gordon River
  • Discover World Heritage-listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park
  • Tasmanian Fare Dinner when staying in Smithton
  • Visit Woolmers Estate and tour the magnificent National Rose Garden of Tasmania
  • Enjoy an iconic seniors wilderness experience at Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge
  • The expert services of a dedicated Tour Director and professional Driver
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers on the first and last day of your tour
  • Comfortable touring in luxury air-conditioned coaches
  • Two-night stays in key locations
  • A range of historical and cultural seniors tours
  • All sightseeing, entry fees and meals as specified included in the tour price
  • Includes 15 Meals - 8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 6 Dinners

Flight Information & Complimentary airport transfers

  • Please book flights arriving into Hobart Airport anytime prior to 4.00 pm on Day 1
  • Please book flights departing from Launceston Airport anytime after 12.00 pm on Day 9

Extra Accommodation In Tasmania

For passengers requiring extra before tour accommodation at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, a special rate of $350 per room per night is available.
For passengers requiring extra after tour accommodation at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston, a special rate of $250 per room per night is available.
Your extra accommodation prices also include complimentary return airport transfers.

Optional Extras

  • Bruny Island Adventure Cruise (DAY 2) $110pp - Replace Day 2 touring with a journey to one of the world's best-kept secrets as you travel along the scenic coast to Bruny Island and fell the power of nature where the Tasman Sea meets the Southern Ocean.
  • A Day in the Wilderness Air Tour (DAY 2) - $315pp - Replace Day 2 touring with a scenic flight over some of Tasmania's impressive landscapes, past Recherche Bay to Tasmania's most southern Point, South East Cape. Land at Melaluca and explore the pristine waterways of Bathurst Harbour and Port Davey on an enchanting scenic cruise.
  • Franklin and Gordon River Flight (Day 4) - $POA offering a bird's eye view over the spectacular wilderness region of the Gordon and Franklin Rivers, including panoramic views of Hell's Gate and Sarah Island.

Availability: Black=Available Red=Nearly Full Black & Struck Through=Fully Booked

2014 Departures
Apr25
May2
Sep19
Oct10, 31
Nov14, 28
Dec12, 19
2015 Departures
Jan9, 23
Feb6, 13
Mar6, 20
Apr10
May1
01 Sep 2013 - 31 Jul 2014
Twin Share$ 3595
Single$ 4645
Triple$ 3415
Child 5-14 Yrs$ 2876
01 Sep 2014 - 31 Jul 2015
Twin Share$ 3595
Single$ 4645
Triple$ 3415
Child 5-14 Yrs$ 2876
Prices are per Person in AUD$