Come and join us for a six day Tassie Tour heading down the East Coast of Tasmania. With stops at all the "must see" locations like Bicheno, Freycinet National Park, Port Arthur and Hobart you will be sure to come away with a great experience of your Tassie tour.
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|Feb||1, 8, 22|
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|01 Sep 2016 - 31 May 2017|
|Twin Share||$ 1995|
|01 Sep 2017 - 31 May 2018|
|Twin Share||$ 2550|
|Prices are per Person in AUD$|
This tour departs from Launceston & finishes in Hobart
Day 1: Launceston
On arrival at Launceston Airport you’ll be transferred to your hotel where you will meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a welcome reception.
Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Launceston
Day 2: Launceston – Bicheno (B, D)
Bridestowe Lavender Estate is your first stop today. It has been growing lavender since 1922 when a London perfumer planted lavender seeds from the French Alps on his family estate which he named after his wife’s birthplace in England. Try some of Bridestowe’s lavender products and treat yourself to their famous lavender ice-cream! Later, stop at the Legerwood Carved Memorial Trees, planted in honour of fallen WWI soldiers, then visit Pyengana Dairy Company. Learn about the history of the farm and cheese making in the Pyengana area before you taste a number of cheeses of different ages and flavours. After a lunchtime stop at St. Helens, follow the picturesque East Coast south to Bicheno. This evening you may like to take an optional tour to see Bicheno’s wild penguin colony as they emerge from the ocean for the night, or even take a tour to see Tassie Devils.
Accommodation: Beachfront at Bicheno for 2 nights
Day 3: Freycinet National Park (B)
Experience the exquisite beauty of Wineglass Bay on a four hour lunch cruise of the Freycinet Peninsula with a local guide. The cruise will take you from the gentle shores of Coles Bay along the Freycinet coast to one of the world’s best beaches. Then get your camera ready for the spectacular and breathtaking Freycinet National Park, with its pink granite mountains, coastal dunes and dry eucalypt forests. A guided walk will unveil astonishing views across brilliant blue water, forest and golden beach. Cape Tourville Lookout will amaze you.
Accommodation: Beachfront at Bicheno
Day 4: Bicheno – Hobart (B)
Journey to historic Ross, considered the finest nineteenth century village in Australia. Visit the exquisite Ross Bridge with its 186 carvings depicting Celtic symbols, flora, fauna and notable personalities of the day. As you travel south towards Hobart you’ll stop at Shene Estate, a reflection of early Australian architecture and the colonial era. A walking tour of this iconic property with a local expert is followed by a basket of home-made treats for morning tea. On the way into Hobart you’ll visit Australia’s largest privately funded museum, the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), with its mix of ancient, modern and contemporary art.
Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, 2 nights
Day 5: Port Arthur (B, D)
Cross the 100 year old Denison Canal and make your way along the impressive tree-lined coast. En route to Port Arthur cross Eaglehawk Neck to the Tasman Peninsula. Enjoy a fascinating guided walk of Port Arthur Historic Site and infamous convict prison and a cruise around the Isle of the Dead. View the rugged sea cliffs from Pirate’s Bay Lookout, and feast your eyes on the amazing vistas of Tasman’s Arch, Devil’s Kitchen and the Blowhole on your return to Hobart. This evening celebrate a wonderful trip with your fellow travellers at a farewell dinner.
Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart
Day 6: Depart Hobart (B)
Your Tasmania tour concludes this morning after breakfast. You will be transferred to Hobart Airport for your onward flight.
Flight Information & Complimentary airport transfers
Dining - See Itinerary for B, L, D
Flight Information & Complimentary airport transfers
Extra Accommodation In Tasmania
For passengers requiring extra before tour accommodation at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston, a special rate of $278 per room per night is available.
For passengers requiring extra after tour accommodation at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, a special rate of $318 per room per night is available.
Your extra accommodation prices also include complimentary return airport transfers.
The 11 Day Tour to Tasmania includes the Ship costs one way.
No tours include a trip to Bruny Island, however many people add this on as a day trip from Hobart either before or are after their multi day tour.
Airfares to and from Tasmania at the start and finish of your tours are extra.
Yes - this is one of our most popular and busiest times
If you are doing a 4 day tour commencing on April 8th, the first day of the tour is and includes the 8th, plus 9th, plus 10th plus 11th and the tour ends on April 11.
Please refer to your specific tour and look in the "Trip Notes" information where it may state this: You need to arrive any time the day prior to Day 1. If this is the case we can organise airport pick up and pre tour accommodation on your behalf, this will be an extra cost.
Other tours start late in the day on Day 1 so you can arrive that morning which will avoid the extra nights accommodation cost.
Please refer to the "Trip Notes" information for your specific tour which will explain this further.
The pick up is at the "before tour accommodation" hotel listed in the TRIP NOTES tabs of the specific tour you are looking at.
No, this Tasmania accommodation will be an extra cost.
No, this accommodation will cost extra.
Due to our off season of winter, no Tasmania tours operate during the months of June, July or August. The season starts in September and ends in May each year.
Yes, Tasmania tours passengers range from children to adult who are 90 years of age.