Tassie Getaway

Some landscapes you can’t help falling in love with. The East Coast of Tasmania is one. The air is cleaner, water purer, characters larger, food and wine fresher – discover it all on this Launceston to Hobart tour. Enjoy slurping oysters at Wineglass Bay, sipping pinot fireside in Hobart, and licking lavender ice-cream in Bridestowe. Appreciate some of Australia’s oldest histories here, in convict settlements or at Freycinet’s beachside Aboriginal middens.


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7 Days from $3,661* per person, twin share

Guided Holiday - First Choice | Launceston to Hobart

Inclusions:

  • Centrally located premium hotels
  • Specialist team of two highly experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • 6 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 3 Dinners with wine,1 Farewell Dinner
  • 1 UNESCO World Heritage Site – Port Arthur Convict Site

Highlights:

  • Witness wild Freycinet Peninsula on a cruise with your Tassie captain, dropping anchor in Wineglass Bay to admire nature at its finest.
  • Your Tour Director is practically a Hobart local, and will point you in the direction of restaurants, bars and sights during downtime.
  • Port Arthur’s convict heritage comes to life on a revealing historian-led tour around this important site.
  • Your holiday supports projects to plant native flora across Tassie, ensuring the state stays wild and wonderful.

Tour Code: TLHH




Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Launceston

This evening meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers at a Welcome Reception followed by dinner at your hotel.

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

Included Meals: Dinner with Wine


Day 2: Launceston – Freycinet

Visit the beautiful Bridestowe Lavender Estate this morning and treat yourself to its famous lavender ice cream. Later visit the unique Legerwood Carved Memorial Trees site. After your lunch at the seaside town of St Helens, follow the picturesque East Coast south to Freycinet National Park for your accommodation for the next two nights.

Hotel: Freycinet Lodge, 2 nights

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine


Day 3: Wineglass Bay Cruise

Start the day with a short drive through dry eucalypt forests to Cape Tourville for a walk that will allow you stunning views of brilliant blue water and golden beaches as far as the eye can see.  Then, experience a four-hour lunch cruise along the coast of the stunning Freycinet Peninsula. This cruise will take you from the gentle shores of Coles Bay past towering pink granite cliffs to the famous Wineglass Bay, a flawless crescent of dazzling white sand.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Wine


Day 4: Freycinet – Hobart

This morning you’ll journey west and down through the Midlands, stopping for morning tea in historic Ross, renowned for being both the finest nineteenth-century village in Australia, and for its Scallop Pies! Heading south, you’ll stop in picturesque Oatlands for a bite to eat before making your way back to Hobart and checking into your hotel. Enjoy an afternoon and evening at leisure.

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart (Harbour View Room), 3 nights 

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Port Arthur

Explore Port Arthur Historic Site today. Cross Eaglehawk Neck to the Tasman Peninsula and enjoy a cruise around the Isle of the Dead and a fascinating guided walk of Port Arthur's infamous convict prison. See 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 the drive back to Hobart. This evening is yours at leisure.

Included Meals: Breakfast


Day 6: Hobart Free Time

Today is your day! Free to explore all that Australia’s most southern capital has to offer. So why not try one of the many Optional tours or speak to your Tour Director about recommendations. Most importantly, enjoy! This evening celebrate your holiday with your fellow travellers at a Farewell Dinner in one of Hobart's popular restaurants.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner



Day 7: Farewell from Hobart

This morning after breakfast, say farewell to your new friends when your indulgent holiday comes to an end.

Included Meals: Breakfast


*Terms and Conditions: Price correct as of 15 March 2022. Prices are per person based on twin share accommodation. Dates and itineraries are valid until 31 December 2022. Beyond 31 December 2022 dates and itineraries are indicative only. Prices, itineraries and inclusions are subject to availability and can change at any time without notice. Booking, payment and cancellation conditions apply. Contact your travel agent for full details. SUPPLIER: AAT Kings