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itinerary

DAY 1 – HOME PORT TO HOBART

Today we fly to Hobart from Brisbane. Arrive in Hobart and be met by our friendly local Coach Captain followed by a city sights tour from the comfort of our coach. Overnight Hobart Mid City (D)

DAY 2 – PORT ARTHUR

Today we cross the Tasman Bridge and then travel on through Sorell and the fishing villages of Dunalley and Eaglehawk Neck. Upon arrival in Port Arthur we will be met by our tour guide and cruise the Harbour. While on our cruise we will have a tour of the Isle of the Dead, Port Arthur’s island burial ground. We then return to the mainland and enjoy a guided walk and informative talk on the history of this penal colony. Continuing on we visit the Blowhole, Tasman Arch and Devil’s Kitchen. Overnight Hobart Mid City (B,D)

DAY 3 – DERWENT BRIDGE, QUEENSTOWN, WALL IN THE WILDERNESS

Today we visit New Norfolk and Derwent Bridge where we see the amazing Wall in the Wilderness. The beautifully carved works set out in relief sculpture depict the history, hardship and perseverance of the people in the Central Highlands of Tasmania. We continue on to Franklin Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. This area is home to spectacular lakes and mountain areas. From the pristine beauty of the national park we will make our way to Queenstown. This is a journey quite like no other. As you make the steep descent the scenery changes from luscious greenery to a moon-like landscape. Overnight Queenstown Silver Hills Inn / Gold Rush (B,L,D)

DAY 4 – GORDON RIVER CRUISE STRAHAN

Following breakfast we make our way to Strahan to enjoy a Gordon River Cruise. While on our cruise we stop at Sarah Island for a guided tour. The convict colony on Sarah Island housed convicts decades before Port Arthur. The cruise will take us through the Heritage-listed South West Wilderness National Park and the beautiful Gordon River enjoying a delicious buffet luncheon while cruising on the river. When we return to Strahan we board our coach and make our way back to Queenstown in time for dinner. Overnight Silver Hills Inn / Gold Rush (B,L,D)

DAY 5 – CRADLE MOUNTAIN, STANLEY

Today we travel to the world renowned Dove Lake and Cradle Mountain. The park is one of the state’s most special places. We will be met by our local guide and travel by coach through the area before making our way on to Stanley. Overnight Stanley Seaview Inn (B,L,D)

DAY 6 – NORTH WEST COAST, LAUNCESTON

This morning we make our way to Devonport and on to Sheffield a town of 34 painted murals. For the chocolate lovers, today you will have a chance to enjoy some at the House of Anvers – Belgium Chocolate Heaven! For those of you with a more savoury taste, you won’t miss out either as we will travel on to visit Ashgrove Cheese. We then visit the museum at Pearn’s Steam World. Their collection has over 200 major items. We continue on to Launceston and visit Cataract Gorge. Overnight Launceston Commodore Regent (B,D)

DAY 7 – LAUNCESTON, TAMAR VALLEY

This morning we will explore the city of Launceston, including a stop at the Waverley Woollen Mills and Grindelwald. This little village is a great spot to grab those last minute souvenirs. We then enjoy a Tamar River Cruise. We cruise along Launceston’s riverfront precinct and north past Tamar Island viewing the historical buildings, St Matthias Church and Rosevears Pub. We enjoya tasty afternoon tea and watch the scenery change from vineyards and farms as we pass through Rosevears and Windermere districts. Overnight Commodore Regent (B,AT,D)

DAY 8 – BEAUTY POINT, BATMAN BRIDGE LEGERWOOD, ST HELENS

Travelling to Beauty Point this morning we arrive at Platypus House for a visit. We then make our way over the famous Batman A Frame Bridge, to Pipers Brooke Winery and enjoy lunch. Take in the magnificent ocean views as you enjoy driving through the vines to arrive at the architecturally acclaimed winery building. We make our way to Legerwood to visit the amazing Carved Memorial Trees that are sculpted into WWI soldiers to honour their memory. We arrive into the seaside town of St Helens and enjoy dinner. Overnight St Helens, Tidal Waters (B,L,D)

DAY 9 – BICHENO, COLES BAY FRIENDLY BEACHES FREYCINET NATIONAL PARK

This morning we depart for Bicheno, the jewel of the East Coast. Also included in this day of discovery is Tasmania’s first national park, Freycinet and it’s also the most spectacular. Once there, you will be mesmerised by the park’s spectacular cliff-top lookouts and especially the iconic Wineglass Bay. Following lunch at the beautiful Coles Bay, we make our way to Cape Tourville for the spectacular ocean views and the Lighthouse. Bicheno Best Western Beachfront (B,D)

DAY 10 – SWANSEA, RICHMOND ARRIVE HOBART

Today we continue to make our way along the coast to Rock Hills and into Triabunna – a scenic port-side town and the gateway to the natural wonders. The town sits at the doorstep of some of Tasmania’s most beautiful places. We visit the Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial which provides an insight into the area’s maritime past. We then continue on to Richmond. The Richmond Bridge, was built by convicts in the 1820s and is Australia’s oldest known large stone arch bridge. Overnight Hobart Midcity (B,D)

DAY 11 – MT WELLINGTON, FLIGHT HOME

The drive to the Mt Wellington summit passes through temperate rainforest to sub-alpine flora and glacial rock formations, ending in panoramic views of Hobart, Bruny Island, South Arm and the Tasman Peninsula. No other city in Australia has a vista like this one and is truly spectacular. It is a fitting way to end our tour as we make our way to the airport for our flight home with wonderful memories of Total Tasmania. (B)

dates & pricing

Twinshare Sole Use Departs 2018
$3490 $4140 April 3
Oct 21
  • A $600 per person non-refundable deposit is required to secure your booking
  • Tour is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • Final payment due 65 days prior to departure.
  • Full payment is non refundable within 45 days of departure.

Highlights & inclusions

  • Return Flights ex Brisbane
  • 10 nights 4 star accommodation
  • Launceston & Tamar Valley River Cruise
  • Piper Point Winery, Carved Memorial Trees
  • Weldborough Pass, Overnight St Helens
  • Cape Tourville, Friendly Beaches
  • Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay
  • Wine Glass Bay, Overnight Bicheno
  • Triabunna, Swansea, Richmond Bridge
  • Hobart City tour and Mt Wellington
  • Port Arthur Full Day Tour
  • Derwent Bridge & Queenstown
  • Strahan & Gordon River Cruise
  • Cradle Mountain & Dove Lake
  • Stanley, Devonport
  • Fully Hosted by our Friendly Staff
  • Meals as per itinerary

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