OFFICE HOURS: 9AM TO 5PM 7 DAYS A WEEK
Day 1 Hobart
Tours Around Tasmania 1
Day 2 Salamanca Market
Tours Around Tasmania 2
Day 3 Russell Falls
Tours Around Tasmania 3
Day 4 Gordon River Cruise
Tours Around Tasmania 4
Day 5 Cradle Mountain
Tours Around Tasmania 5
Day 6 Sheffield
Tours Around Tasmania 6
Day 7 Launceston
Tours Around Tasmania 7
Day 8 Bicheno
Tours Around Tasmania 8
Day 9 Freycinet National Park
Tours Around Tasmania 9
Day 10 Ross
Tours Around Tasmania 10
Day 11 Port Arthur
Tours Around Tasmania 11
Day 12 Hobart
Tours Around Tasmania 12

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Tours Around Tasmania

This 12 day Tours around Tasmania holiday will take you on a journey of discovery to all the major places of interest. So as not to rush your Tasmania experience some nights will see you staying put for two nights giving you ample time to relax and soak up the atmosphere of the unique state of Tasmania. Some of the main destinations on your Tour around Tasmania include Hobart, Launceston, Freycinet National Park, Port Arthur and Cradle Mountain. Top your tour off with lovely accommodation and fantastic food and we guarantee you will have a holiday of a lifetime.


Availability:  Black=Available Green=Nearly Full Red & Struck Through=Fully Booked Orange=Not Reached Minimum Numbers - Waitlist Available

2017 Departures
Jan27
Feb3, 17
Mar10, 24
Apr7, 28
Sep22
Oct13
Nov3, 24
Dec29
2018 Departures
Jan5, 26
Feb2, 16
Mar9, 23
Apr6, 27

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All dates are confirmed departures, except those listed in Orange text.

01 Sep 2017 - 31 May 2018
Twin Share$ 4995
Single$ 6360
Triple$ N/A
Prices are per Person in AUD$

Discounts
$45 off for Seniors Card holders & Australia/New Zealand Pensioners

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Tasmania Tours

This tour departs from & ends in Hobart

Day 1: Arrive Hobart (D)
The start of your Tasmania tour packages up a complimentary transfer from Hobart Airport to your hotel for check-in. Your complimentary afternoon orientation tour of Hobart takes in Battery Point, Salamanca Place, the Botanic Gardens and Constitution Dock. The last stop is Mt. Nelson for views overlooking Hobart. Tonight you will meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers at the hotel for a Welcome Reception, followed by dinner.
Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, 2 nights 

Day 2: Salamanca Market (B)
A free day to enjoy the sights, sounds, flavours, action and colour of Salamanca Market. Stroll along the hundreds of stalls and meet the friendly people who make or grow what they sell.
Accommodation: Grand Chancellor, Hobart 

Day 3: Hobart – Strahan (B, D)
This morning you’ll head west to New Norfolk and the magnificent Mt. Field National Park, Tasmania’s oldest, and location of the spectacular three-tiered Russell Falls. Later, take the winding journey up to Lake St. Clair – amazing vistas await you. This afternoon visit the Wall in the Wilderness, a fascinating sculpture where artist Greg Duncan has hand-carved a series of scenes into a collection of panels commemorating those who have shaped the area’s past and present. Back down to Queenstown, along the rainforest bordered road of World Heritage protected Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, to coastal Strahan.
Accommodation: Strahan Village, Strahan 

Day 4: Strahan – Cradle Mountain (B, L, D)
Start the day with a Gordon River Cruise, where the wilderness comes to the water’s edge. You’ll be awestruck by the beauty of the dark waters reflecting the untouched wilderness. Stop at Sarah Island and discover the ruins of the penal colony. See Hell’s Gate and Heritage Landing, site of the 2,000 year old Huon Pine. Later pass the mining and hydro electric towns of Rosebery and Tullah, as you travel to Cradle Mountain National Park.
Accommodation: Cradle Mountain Hotel, Cradle Mountain, 2 nights 

Day 5: Cradle Mountain (B, D)
This morning it’s time to explore Cradle Mountain National Park. Join your Tour Director for a guided walk around Dove Lake, then choose to meander through the forest and alpine heathlands on a purpose built board walk or for a more challenging hike, head to Marion’s Lookout. If a close up encounter with a Tasmanian Devil or a pampering spa treatment sounds more like you, your Tour Director can assist you to make a booking.
Accommodation: Cradle Mountain Hotel, Cradle Mountain 

Day 6: Cradle Mountain – Launceston (B, D)
Departing Cradle Mountain this morning you’ll head to Sheffield, where history and art merge to create an entire town of murals. Next it’s on to 41° South Salmon & Ginseng Farm for a guided tour to see the twenty freshwater ponds that house around 10,000 Tasmanian Atlantic Salmon. Then taste the fish fresh from the pond! Continue to Tassie’s ‘northern capital’ Launceston. 
Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Launceston, 2 nights 

Day 7: Launceston (B, L)
This morning you’ll visit Cataract Gorge before you take a scenic country drive through the Tamar Valley’s rolling hills. Today you’re invited’ to lunch at Josef Chromy Wines. The views from the surrounding vineyards and lakes provide an idyllic location to enjoy tasting some of the estate-grown cool climate wines followed by Tasmania’s fresh local produce for lunch.  This afternoon is free for you to relax or explore on your own. You may like to take an optional cruise on the Tamar River or even a tour through James Boag’s Brewery. This evening meet up with your travelling companions to welcome some new faces that will be joining you for the remainder of your holiday.
Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Launceston 

Day 8: 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: Best Western Beachfront at Bicheno, Bicheno, 2 nights 

Day 9: Freycinet National Park (B)
Experience the exquisite beauty of Wineglass Bay on a four hour 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. Later, experience 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: Best Western Beachfront at Bicheno, Bicheno 

Day 10: 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 to 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 11: Port Arthur (B, D)
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 holiday with your Travel Director and fellow travellers at a farewell dinner. 
Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart 

Day 12: Depart Hobart (B)
Your Tasmania tour concludes this morning after breakfast. The last thing your Tasmania tour package includes is a complimentary transfer to Hobart Airport for your onward flight.

Flight Information & Complimentary airport transfers

  • Please book flights arriving into Hobart Airport anytime prior to 12.30 pm on Day 1
  • Please book flights departing from Hobart Airport anytime after breakfast on Day 12

 

  •  Tour of Hobart
  •  Salamanca Market
  •  Mt. Field National Park Tasmania
  •  View Spectacular Russell Falls
  •  Cruise on the Gordon River
  •  Cradle Mountain National Park
  •  Dove Lake & Waldheim Chalet
  •  The Mural town of Sheffield
  •  Tasting at a Salmon Farm
  •  Savour Tassie’s food & wine at Josef Chromy
  •  Explore Launceston
  •  Bridestowe Lavender Farm
  •  Cruise on Wineglass Bay
  •  Taste freshly shucked oysters
  •  Visit the Museum of Old and New Art
  •  Tour Port Arthur Historic Site

Transportation

  • Tour by luxury air-conditioned coach with 2-door access, restroom, seatbelts, reclining seats, panoramic windows
  • Professionally Guided Tasmania Tour with an experienced, professional Tour Director and Tour Driver

Accommodation

  • All Accommodation as listed
  • Twin share rooms with private facilities in quality hotels

Dining (See Itinerary for B, L, D)

  • Full Buffet Breakfasts (11) B
  • You are invited Lunch (1) YL
  • Lunch (1) L
  • Hotel Dinners (7) D

Plus

  • Welcome Reception
  • Airport Transfers
  • Travel wallet and map
  • Hotel porterage included

 

Flight Information & Complimentary airport transfers

  • Please book flights arriving into Hobart Airport anytime prior to 12.30 pm on Day 1
  • Please book flights departing from Hobart Airport anytime after breakfast on Day 12

Extra Accommodation In Tasmania

For passengers requiring extra before or after tour accommodation at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, a special rate of $300 per room per night is available.
Your extra accommodation prices also include complimentary return airport transfers.

 

Terms & Conditions

Dear Mel,

I just wanted to drop you a quick note to say how fabulous our recent 5 day tour of Tasmania was. I know we made a late booking which caused all sorts of logistical issues but our family really appreciated you bringing all the flights, tour and accommodation together to make our family holiday one to remember.

PS, the Cadbury Chocolate factory was one of the kids highlights!

Thanks again,
Penny January 2017
Hi Andrew,

I was most impressed with our bus trip. I found the director on the bus excellent and the bus driver also.
Accommodation was very good also the meals.
I enjoyed Strachan and the Gordon River cruise best. Also enjoyed Launceston.
I found the reservation staff excellent.
Only fault on the trip was the bus steps were too big for someone my age . Should have had a small step at the bottom but was told that was not allowed any more.

Kind regards
Pat Angus
December 2016
We really enjoyed our trip around Tasmania. Our guide Carolyn was very chatty and knowledgeable and made the tour very pleasurable, and we enjoyed the company of the other members of the group. Our drivers were also very friendly and competent. It was interesting to see the penal colonies and learn about the history of the island.
We would recommend the trip to others.
Best wishes
Muriel December 2016
My tour was great. At 81 it was the first time that I had undertaken such a tour and that on my own.
Accommodation was fine. and great food at Strahan. Loved the Gordon river and the Wall near Lake St Clair - all was over and above my expectations.
The driving and commentary by Brett was outstanding, he loves his country and Kim was unfailingly efficient and cheerful.
best wishes
Michael


November 2016
We only had a short window of time to visit Tasmania and our 7 day tour fitted perfect with other travel plans. The staff were great and the people we met on tour were very nice. My family needed 3 single beds and this was accommodated for on the tour without any issues. The food at the stops was also very nice in keeping with local Tasmania meals which is one of the things Tasmania is now known for. Much thanks to the coach driver for his very informative briefings as we were going along. Overall a great tour.
Regards Fred
November 2016
We very much enjoyed our Tasmanian Tour and found it very interesting and informative. The coach was brand sparkling new and very comfortable! We were all careful to wipe our feet before we got on! The transfers to/from Hobart airport were efficient and the hotels were, in the main, very good.
Overall we were very pleased with the whole trip - your website and booking procedures were good, and our experience of Tasmania was also gret. My only disappointment was that the optional excursion to see Tasmanian Devils was not available until the week after so I never got to see them! The penguins in Bicheno did make up for it though!
Thank you to everyone at Tasmania Tours for your efficiency and helpfulness.
Best wishes, Sue & John
October 2016
We enjoyed our East Coast tour of Tasmania in mid September.
The weather was good,the scenery lovely and the coach driver and tour guide were excellent.
Brian and Winsome
September 2016
Dear Sir/Ms,

We thoroughly enjoyed Tasmania and we went to many cities and historic sites.
It was absolutely wonderful.
Geoff and Gabby did a fabulous job.

Cheers
Raimund and Zenda
July 2016
“I joined the Tasmania 4 days tour in March 14 from Launceston to Hobart. For a short break, four days was absolutely the right choice due to the tour itinerary was perfectly planned by Tasmania Tours. Added on top, the tour guide and driver were excellent giving us a lot of information along the way that we would have never known and gave us a better appreciation of our Tassie.

I would highly recommend Tasmania Tours to everyone and not to mention the Staff there are so attentive to my enquiries & requests when I did the reservation.”

Kind Regards
Cassie Cao
June 2016
Hi Birgit,

Your fantastic tour of the island certainly ticked all the boxes for me. The accommodation was first class. Always very clean and fresh on arrival and on a two day stay. The food was all it should be for hungry people after a day on the trot. I liked the buffet style as you could eat as much or as little as you wished. The breakfasts certainly set us up for a strenuous day’s outing.

Our guide Carolyn was an unbelievable fount of knowledge. As we moved from place to place she was able to give us relevant information at each stop. I was amazed at the variety of destinations and although not very mobile I never felt left out as one could walk only as far as one was capable. Carolyn and the rest of the company were very helpful when boarding the bus as the steps were a bit steep for me.

The places I liked best were the forests , cradle Mountain and the cruise on Gordon River. They reminded me of my native Scotland.I admired the skill of our driver, Mark who got us safely and comfortably from place to place.

All in all,very good value for money and well worth a flight from the U.K.

Thanks for all the lovely memories .

Bet Doig.
May 2016
It was certainly a very good travel experience we had with your organised group tour, and we certainly would recommend it to our friends. We have travelled widely overseas but this is the first time we have
joined a fully escorted coach tour within Australia (having lived in Aus for 37 years - shame! shame!!). We are very happy with the service, planning, organisation, efficient and friendly manner in which the entire tour was conducted.
No complaints. Well done.

Regards,
Sunny and Lee
April 2016
Great 10 day tour of Tasmania. Great guide and safe driver. All went like clockwork.

Regards Mario & Linda


March 2016
Where do you get your staff from??? Firstly, the contact person we had
was absolutely superb throughout the booking process.
Secondly: The tour director and driver were both exceptional, both in ability and knowledge. You could not ask for a better pairing.
Thirdly: The standard of the local guides was also exceptional, even with the last minute changes to the itinerary due to the bushfires where we ended up at "the end of the world". It was really awe inspiring.

Regards, Barry & Nina


February 2016
Hi Tammy,

We enjoyed the touring very much. I certainly didn’t have any issues with using your website to view the available tours and make a selection.

The highlight of the tour for us was the penguins at Bicheno. Our tour guide there, was exceptional. Another highlight was our tour guide at Sarah Island. She was very good and made the place come alive.

The bus was very clean and well looked after and our driver was a very good coach driver. We felt safe at all times.

Regards Helen
January 2016
Hi Tammy
I had a lovely time in Tassie. Our tour was very well organised, all accommodation was first class, and our tour guide was brilliant, and nothing was too much trouble for him. The choice of venues was varied and interesting, and we saw so much of the fabulous countryside and coastline, absolutely beautiful!!! The people were friendly, and all in all I had a fabulous time. Four days of being organised was enough for me but having the extra couple of days was great!!!

Many thanks

Cheers Jane
January 2016
Hi Tammy

Our Tasmanian tour was very enjoyable.

In relation to the booking of the tour, the assistance provided by the Reservation staff was truly 100% and their response to queries was professional and prompt.

We were very happy that the additional accommodation and transfers were organised for us, so we had to basely just turn up. It is definitely the best way to see the sights of Tasmania.


Kind regards


Lina
December 2015
G, Day. We enjoyed the tour. Good bus. Excellent bus driver and tour guide.
Good accommodation and meals.
Will definitely recommend it to our friends.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all.
November 2015
Dear Mel,

I just wanted to drop a quick email to you saying a big thank you for organising our trip to Tasmania.
Even though we booked on short notice you managed to find a tour that we could see all the "must see" places, the 10 day tour was just right.

Our coach driver and hostess were amazing, nothing was a problem and we had many laughs as well as gaining an education.
The motels were clean and quiet but the food definitely stands out on the tour as it was delicious at every place we stopped. No wonder Tasmania has a reputation for great local produce.

We've already told lots of friends that they must visit Tasmania, it was a wonderful place and tour.

All the best
John Miles
October 2015
Hi Tammy,
Thanks for your email…..yes, we really loved Tasmania. A very pretty island and we got to see such a lot of it because of great time management of the daylight hours.

All in all we thoroughly enjoyed our Tassie tour.

Kind regards, Jane Law
September 2015
Hi Tammy

My wife and I had a wonderful tour of Tasmania thanks to the professional and attentive service of our tour director and the coach captain. They were a great team and deserve to be congratulated, I was constantly amazed by their knowledge of the history and their broad local knowledge of the areas we traveled through and to. The itinerary was fantastic with a good balance of travel, points of interest and overnight stops. Tasmania is a beautiful destination.

Please pass on our sincere thanks.

Regards

Gavan
August 2015
Hello Tammy
It was really wonderful, enjoyed every minute. Tasmania is such a beautiful place. Everyone was very friendly on our tour so that helped. The important thing was that we got to see all the places we wanted. Maybe a smaller group would have had more flexibility on timings etc. The highlight was the Gordon River River cruise, but then we were so lucky with the weather.
Barb
Barbara Greenwood
August 2015
Dear Mel,

Marie and I genuinely enjoyed our Tasmania Tour, if we had any complaints it was to do with the twisting roads through the hills especially from Hobart to Queenstown, how they ever built road in that kind of country is quite amazing really, however that is nothing to do with the organisation of the tour, the accommodation and the coach driver, guide and all of the reservation staff etc. which we found no fault with.
However if I had to mention any improvement, and this is quite minor really, it would be that on occasions the tour guide did not always tell us the likely journey time to the next destination. Perhaps that fact could be improved upon, but that said all in all a great tour, really well done. I had been planning for some time now to visit Tasmania mainly because I had heard great comments from friends about what a fine place it was to visit and how friendly the people living there were, and we found this to be entirely true and we would like to return one day.

With best regards
Gerald & Marie Cheek
July 2015
Hi Tammy,

We absolutely loved Tasmania - the tour guide and driver were excellent.

Regards,
Brian
July 2015

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. 

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.

There are two Public Bus companies that operate between Hobart, Launceston, Devonport and other places inside Tasmania. You can see these here: Redline Coach and Tassie Link. Redline Coach also does airport to hotel transfers.

Yes, Tasmania tours passengers range from children to adult who are 90 years of age. 

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