Tasmania’s Wilderness Coast

Save up to 15%*

Spend seven nights around Tasmania on the small ship MS Caledonian Sky. Discover Cradle Mountain and explore King Island’s scenery and gourmet treats. Tour the Tamar Valley wine route and walk through Freycinet National Park.


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8 Days from $8,895* per person

Hobart Return

Inclusions:

  • Experiences in 6 destinations
  • 7 nights aboard the MS Caledonian Sky with excursions on Zodiac vessels
  • Expert services of an Expedition Leader and Team
  • Locally inspired dining - a total of 20 meals and a wide range of onboard beverages
  • Discover Cradle Mountain
  • Explore the peaceful island paradise of King Island
  • Swim in Coles Bay and walk through the landscapes of Freycinet
    National Park
  • Tour the Tamar Valley wine route

Departs: 01 & 08 February 2023

Trip code: XPCWH8




Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Hobart, Embark Ship

You’ll be met on arrival in Hobart and transferred to your expedition small ship, the MS Caledonian Sky. Meet your captain and crew at tonight’s welcome reception and dinner.

Stay: Seven nights, MS Caledonian Sky

Meals: Dinner


Day 2: Coles Bay, Freycinet National Park

Today we will explore the Freycinet National Park and surrounding areas. The majestic beauty of Freycinet’s granite mountains and white, sandy beaches have long been admired by naturalists, artists and writers, and the area was reserved as a National Park in 1916.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 3: Burnie, Cradle Mountain

From Burnie, board a coach to Cradle Mountain. Take in the rugged natural beauty of the mountain and the surrounding national park before setting out to explore Dove Lake on foot.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 


Day 4: King Island

Located in Bass Strait, King Island is a peaceful paradise with rugged coastlines, beautiful beaches and wonderful nature walks. Start your day with a walk through the calcified forest before travelling to Seal Rocks State Reserve.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 5: King Island

Wake up at King Island, where today you will learn about the King Island kelp industry, before visiting King Island Distillery for a taste of local spirit. Afterwards, the famous King Island Dairy showcases its distinct range of cheeses. After absorbing more of the island’s natural beauty, our ship then makes its way back across Bass Strait to the Tasmanian mainland.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 6: Beauty Point, Beaconsfield, Tamar Valley

This morning visit the Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, exploring interactive exhibitions that recount the history of Beaconsfield and the Tamar Valley.   After lunch on board, explore the Tamar Valley, enjoying a Signature Experience.

Signature Experience: Journey along the spectacular Tamar Valley wine route, stopping for tastings at Pipers Brook Vineyard and Jansz Tasmania, two of Australia’s leading producers of sparkling wine. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 7: Port Arthur

Travel by Zodiac to historic Port Arthur penal settlement. Your time here includes a guided tour of the penitentiary and Port Arthur Gallery, with time to explore the gardens and the rest of the site.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 8: Depart Hobart

Disembark your ship for the final time and transfer to the airport.

Meals: Breakfast


*Terms and Conditions: Valid until 30 September 2022 or until sold out. Offer valid when booking Tour Code(s) XPCWH8, XPCSAH12 departing February 2023. A non-refundable deposit of $1000 per person is due within 7 days of booking. Final payment is due 100 days prior to the tours departure date. Offers are available for travellers departing from Australia. All pricing and save amounts are in Australian Dollars. Information correct as at 8 October 2021 but may fluctuate due to changes in surcharges, taxes or currency. A strictly limited number of offers are available on selected itineraries and departure dates in selected suites/staterooms/cabins/room categories. Offers are subject to availability, not combinable unless specified, available on new bookings only and may be withdrawn at any time. For more information, contact your travel agent. SUPPLIER: APT