Tours of Tasmania can give you an all over experience of Tasmania or like this tour - a specific area tour of the East coast of Tasmania. Your tour includes a visit to Historic Woolmers Estate, the charming villages of Richmond & Ross, meeting a Tassie Devil at Bonorong Wildlife Park, The Port Arthur Historic Site and the bustling Salamanca Markets in Hobart Tasmania.
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|Mar||1, 15, 29|
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|01 Sep 2017 - 31 May 2018|
|Twin Share||$ 2295|
|Prices are per Person in AUD$|
This tour departs from Hobart and finishes in Launceston
Day 1 Arrive Hobart (D)
Welcome to a tour of Tasmania! On arrival at Hobart airport you will be transferred to your hotel. After check-in (approx 2pm), the rest of the day is at leisure for you to explore Australia’s most southern city. This evening meet your Tours of Tasmania Director and fellow travellers for a tour briefing and enjoy a welcome dinner.
Accommodation: Hadleys Hotel, Hobart
Day 2 Hobart - Richmond - Port Arthur (B,D)
This morning visit Bonorong Wildlife Park and get up close and personal with a Tasmanian devil and other native animals. Take a step back in time as you visit Richmond, one of Australia’s most charming Georgian villages. Enjoy free time to stroll along the town’s quaint streets and admire its delightful sandstone buildings. Then your tours of Tasmainia coach will travel along the Tasman Peninsula to the Port Arthur Historic Site, once the home of up to 12,500 convicts. Visit the Interpretation Gallery and play the Lottery of Life, a unique way to learn about convict life. Join your expert tour guide for a walking tour amongst the buildings and ruins and cruise around the harbour to see the Isle of the Dead.
Accommodation: Fox and Hounds Inn, Port Arthur
Day 3 Freycinet National Park - St Helens (B,D)
Today your tours of Tasmania group will stop at Tasman Arch and Devil’s Kitchen and continue travelling north through beautiful coastal towns. Visit the village of Swansea to see the convict built Spikey Bridge. Prepare yourself for the breathtaking beauty of Freycinet National Park. The dramatic peaks of the Hazards welcome you as you enter the park and enjoy spectacular scenery, azure bays and white sandy beaches. The Visitors Centre introduces the natural and cultural heritage of this region through creative displays. You are joined by a ranger guide for a short walk at Cape Tourville along the boardwalk track around the cliff line to the lighthouse. Along this fenced track are sweeping views of the coast to the Friendly Beaches. Enjoy a beautiful coastal drive to St Helens.
Accommodation: Tidal Waters Resort, St Helens
Day 4 St Helens - Tamar Valley - Launceston (B,D)
Leaving the coast, traverse the scenic Weldsborough Pass and drive through the lush Myrtle rainforest. See Legerwood’s WW1 memorial tree carvings, and the townsite of Scottsdale. Experience the colour of Bridestowe Lavender Farm, the largest and oldest lavender plantation in the southern hemisphere (note: Lavender is in bloom December and January only). Cross the spectacular Batman Bridge, one of the world’s first cable-stayed truss bridges and explore the beautiful Tamar Valley. Visit Beaconsfield, a town full of history and interesting old buildings. Here you’ll visit the Mine & Heritage Centre, a museum showcasing the history and heritage of the local area. Learn about gold mining and the miraculous survival of miners Webb & Russell during 2006. Then your included tour of Platypus World will give you a chance to see Platypus up close.
Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Launceston, 2 nights
Day 5 Woolmers Estate - Evandale - Cataract Gorge (B)
Your tours of Tasmania starts this morning with a visit to historic Woolmers Estate, regarded as Australia’s most significant colonial property with a collection of buildings, photographs, art and furniture. Join the local guide for a tour of the main house and spend time exploring the National Rose Garden which covers 1.5 hectares and is planted with over 3,000 roses. Next visit the Tasmanian Gourmet Sauce Company and sample their delicious range of locally made sauces, jams and conserves. Return to Launceston and visit the famous Cataract Gorge Reserve and explore its wonderful scenery through the network of walking trails.
Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Launceston
Day 6 Depart Launceston (B)
Your tour of Tasmania concludes this morning after breakfast with a transfer to Launceston airport.
Flight Information & Complimentary airport transfers
Flight Information & Complimentary airport transfers
Extra Accommodation In Tasmania
For passengers requiring extra before tour accommodation at the Hadley’s Hotel Hobart, a special rate of $280 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.