Take a tour of Tasmania and explore the beauty of the 'Apple Isle' on this fantastic 4 day coach tour. Join likeminded travelers staying in lovely accommodation as your tour is guided by professionals who actually live in Tasmania so they know the area well. This tour of Tasmania will include the following highlights - stunning Freycinet National Park, Port Arthur Historic Site and Richmond.
Availability: Black=Available Green=Nearly Full Red & Struck Through=Fully Booked Orange=Not Reached Minimum Numbers - Waitlist Available
|Jan||2, 9, 16, 30|
|Feb||6, 13, 20, 27|
|Mar||6, 13, 27|
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All dates are confirmed departures, except those listed in Orange text.
|01 Sep 2016 - 31 May 2017|
|Twin Share||$ 1795|
|Child 5-14 Yrs||$ 1436|
|01 Sep 2017 - 31 May 2018|
|Twin Share||$ 1895|
|Child 5-14 Yrs||$ 1516|
|Prices are per Person in AUD$|
This tour departs from Launceston and finishes in Hobart
Day 1. Launceston, Freedom of Choice, Welcome Dinner and Drink (D)
On arrival into Launceston for your tour of Tasmania, be welcomed and transferred to your hotel. Then join your selected Freedom of Choice Sightseeing tours – choose to visit either Platypus House, Seahorse World, James Boag's Brewery, Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre, or you may prefer to indulge in a high tea at Hotel Grand Chancellor. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner and Drink with a menu exclusively chosen for guests. You’ll also learn some cooking tips from the hotel’s chef.
Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Launceston
Day 2. Bridestowe Lavender Farm, East Coast Natureworld, Freycinet National Park (B, D)
This morning your tour of Tasmania will visit Bridestowe Lavender Farm and sample the unique lavender-enhanced fare. Following the Tasman Highway, enter the temperate rainforests of the Weldborough Pass. See the treasured giant myrtles, over 300 years old, stand as sentinels along the journey. Continuing south through the town of St Helens to Bicheno, visit East Coast Natureworld. See your very own Tasmanian Devil, Delilah, and meet an array of other native animals. Afterwards, journey to Freycinet National Park and walk along Cape Tourville, admiring the pristine nature and dramatic coastline. Arrive at Freycinet Lodge where tonight you tour will enjoy a Gourmet BBQ overlooking Coles Bay (weather permitting).
Accommodation: Freycinet Lodge
Day 3. Freycinet National Park, Richmond, Tasman National Park, Port Arthur (B, D)
This morning after breakfast, you have some time at leisure to explore picturesque Freycinet National Park. If you’re feeling adventurous perhaps take a walk to the Wineglass Bay lookout where you can enjoy beautiful views of the pure white beaches and surrounding bushland. After spending some time at leisure, travel to the heritage town of Richmond and admire its historic convict-built bridge. Later, continue to Tasman National Park. Here, you’ll be able to marvel at how nature and time have combined to create spectacular rock formations, such as the Tessellated Pavement, Devils Kitchen and Tasman Arch. Then, continue along a scenic stretch of road to one of Australia’s most evocative historic sites, the convict settlement of Port Arthur. This evening, stay in the shadows of the former penal colony.
Accommodation: Port Arthur Motor Inn
Day 4. Port Arthur Historic Site, Hobart (B)
This morning, step back in time as your tour explores the Port Arthur Historic Site Tasmania, which features over 30 buildings, ruins and restored period furnished homes set in 40 hectares of landscaped grounds. There is no better place to imagine how convict life would have been as you tour the ruins of Australia's most infamous penal colony. During your time here, witness the ruins, explore the chilling prison facilities and cruise on Mason Cove around the Isle of the Dead. After a morning of discovery, rejoin your tour coach tour to continue to Hobart, where your tour concludes with a transfer to the airport.
Flight Information & Complimentary airport transfers
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 $270 per room per night for is available including complimentary buffet breakfast and airport transfers.
For passengers requiring extra after tour accommodation at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, a special rate of $300 per room per night is available for bed & breakfast in a Mountain Side Room or $340 per room per night bed & breakfast in a Harbour View room. 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.