Tours in Tasmania range from 4-14 days however this 9 day tour travels from Hobart to Launceston and includes visits to Mt Field National Park and the Tarkine Forest, Cradle Mountain and a cruise along the Gordon River. Many of the tours in Tasmania include the must see places however this tour is very special as it visits the unique Tarkine Forest in the north of Tasmania.
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|01 Sep 2016 - 31 May 2017|
|Twin Share||$ 4095|
|01 Sep 2017 - 31 May 2018|
|Twin Share||$ 4295|
|Prices are per Person in AUD$|
This tour departs from Hobart and finishes in Launceston
Day 1: Hobart (HD)
Its time for your tours in Tasmania to begin, welcome to Hobart, the gateway to the delights of the Apple Isle! On arrival at the airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel located on the waterfront in the heart of the city. This evening meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers for your ‘Taste of Tasmania’ Welcome Dinner at Restaurant Tasman.
Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, 2 nights
Day 2: Port Arthur (FB,L)
A full day tour to the World Heritage-listed Port Arthur historic site, set on the southern tip of the Tasman Peninsula. Stop and admire the spectacular geological rock formations of the famous Tasman Arch and Devil’s Kitchen in the Tasman National Park. SCENIC ENRICH At Port Arthur, your expert local guide will take you on a private in-depth tour of this former penal settlement. You will then have free time to explore at your own pace and take your included cruise around the harbour. Return to Hobart late afternoon.
Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart
Day 3: Hobart - Strahan (FB,D)
Your tour in Tasmania will depart Hobart this morning and head west to Mt Field National Park for your included easy walk to stunning Russell Falls. Included visit to the amazing Wall in the Wilderness portraying the history of the area carved from three metre high panels. Continue to the picturesque village of Strahan.
Accommodation: Strahan Village, Strahan
Day 4: Strahan - Cradle Mountain (FB,L,D)
Today is a highlight on your tour in Tasmania as it includes a cruise through the breath taking Franklin-Lower Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. Enjoy the privacy and luxury of the Captain’s Premier Upper Deck with private viewing deck, dedicated nature guide and gourmet lunch of local delicacies complemented with Tasmania wines and beers. Cruise through Macquarie Harbour to Hell’s Gates and travel along the serene Gordon River to Heritage Landing for a guided walk through the rainforest and visit Sarah Island, where your expert tour guide will regale you with stories of the convict life. Disembark the cruise this afternoon and travel through rugged wilderness to the pristine stunning alpine vistas of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage-listed Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park where you will enjoy two nights to discover this magnificent region.
Accommodation: Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, Cradle Mountain, 2 nights
Day 5: Cradle Mountain (FB,D)
Another highlight awaits today on your included tour where your expert local tour guide will show you all the highlights including Dove Lake and Waldheim Chalet. The remainder of the afternoon is at leisure for you to explore this unique wilderness area at your own pace. Tonight enjoy an included dinner in the Highland Restaurant.
Accommodation: Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, Cradle Mountain
Day 6: Cradle Mountain - Smithton (FB,L,D)
Depart Cradle Mountain this morning and head to the town of Burnie on the North West Coast. Then enjoy the scenic drive along the rugged coastline to the village of Stanley and see the extinct volcanic plug ‘The Nut’. Continue to the Tarkine Forest and the visitors centre at Dismal Swamp. Join your local guide as you walk along the cantilevered walkway suspended over the treetops to discover this unique environment and spot rare wildlife.
Accommodation: Tall Timbers Hotel, Smithton
Day 7: Smithton - Launceston (FB,L)
Travel this morning to the quaint towns of Penguin and Ulverstone. In your included tour of Sheffield you will learn about the history of this Kentish town dating back to the early 1800’s and discover the colourful murals decorating the town’s buildings and walls. Then in Launceston enjoy your included visit to the famous Cataract Gorge Reserve and ride the world’s longest single span chairlift.
Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Launceston 2 nights
Day 8: Launceston (FB,L,D)
Today there is the opportunity to discover this picturesque city on your included activity. Choose from: (1) a tour of Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre and Platypus House and Seahorse World; or (2) wineries tours in the Tamar Valley; or (3) private guided walking tours; or (4) Tamar River cruise. Tonight enjoy your Included dinner at the Levee Food Co. nestled in the heart of the Marina.
Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Launceston
Day 9: Launceston (FB)
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your homebound flight. ending your tour in Tasmania.
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 Hobart, a special rate of $340 per room per night is available.
For passengers requiring extra after tour accommodation at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston, a special rate of $270 per room per night is available including complimentary buffet breakfast and 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.