Grand Tasmania Experience
Grand Tasmania Experience
14 days

Explore the Highlights of Tassie!

Overview

You will experience it all, from the cultural delights of Hobart, to the colonial history of the south to the breathtaking scenery of the north and west in 2019.

Australian Destination Tasmania
International Destination
Tour Date 01 to 14 March 2019
Number Of Days 14 days
Tour Price From (per person twin share) $6,525
Tour Cost Adult$0
Tour Price Single Option $1,105

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highlights
  • Salamanca Markets, Hobart
  • Historic Dinner Cruise, Hobart
  • Wall in the Wilderness Carving
  • Cataract Gorge Cruise, Launceston
  • Rack and Gorge Railway, Strahan
  • Cradle Mountain Specialised Tour
  • Arthur River Tarkine Wilderness Cruise
  • Port Arthur and Tasman Peninsula
  • Beaconsfield Mine Heritage Centre
  • Old Hobart Town, Richmond
  • Wooden Boat Centre, Huon Valley
  • Willie Smiths Apple Shed, Huon Valley

Pre/Post Tour Transfers (ex Perth, WA)

Airfares and Taxes (ex Perth, WA)

26 Meals

13 Nights Accommodation

Tours and Attractions

Professional Villa Tour Leader

Your holiday itinerary (ex Perth, Western Australia)
 
Day 1. Perth to Hobart (D)
Commence your tour with courtesy home collection and transfers to the Perth Airport for your direct flight to Hobart.  On arrival in Hobart, you will be transferred to your accommodation.  Overnight: Hadley’s Orient Hotel, Hobart
 
Day 2. Hobart and Salamanca Markets (BD)
Take a tour of Hobart including Mount Wellington (weather permitting).  At the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, an extensive collection comes to life on a theatre tour and next door is the replica of Mawson’s Hut.  In the afternoon, head to the famous Salamanca Markets then tonight step aboard for a Derwent River dinner cruise.  Overnight: Hadley’s Orient Hotel, Hobart
 
Day 3. Port Arthur (BD)
The breathtaking natural features, amazing sea cliffs and wild rugged landscapes of the Tasman Peninsula will leave you in awe.  The day is then spent at Port Arthur, a place of English gardens, majestic trees and quiet memories.  Overnight: Hadley’s Orient Hotel, Hobart
 
Day 4. Wall in the Wilderness (BD)
Today we head into the wilderness on our way to the rugged West Coast.  At Derwent Bridge, admire the ambitious sculpture, The Wall in the Wilderness, which is a pictorial of the local pioneering spirit.  This afternoon arrive into Strahan.  Overnight: Strahan Village, Strahan
 
Day 5. Wilderness Railway (BD)
Join the West Coast Wilderness Railway to travel deep into Western Tasmania’s rainforest.  Climb the steep mountainsides, enjoy stunning views of King River Gorge and step off the train for track side experiences. Your guide will bring stories of the railway and its resilient people to life.  Overnight: Strahan Village, Strahan
 
Day 6. Cradle Mountain Wilderness (BD)
Travel to the Cradle Mountain Wilderness to join a specialised tour of Cradle Mountain and the haunting Dove Lake.  Be captivated by the jagged contours, the wild landscapes, alpine heath lands, glacial lakes and icy streams.  Overnight: Cradle Mountain Chateau, Cradle Mountain
 
Day 7. Cradle Mountain to Stanley (BD)
Leave the wilderness behind for the historic township of Stanley, which is dominated by The Nut.  At Highfield Historic Site, learn of the rich heritage of the Van Dieman’s Land Company.  From this vantage point, admire the views of Tasmania’s most northerly point.  Overnight: Tall Timbers, Smithton
 
Day 8. Tarkine Wilderness Cruise (BD)
Today discover the forgotten wilderness of the Tarkine aboard your river cruise.  Plying the Arthur River and feeding the sea eagles enjoy the serenity and, be spellbound by the magic, gaze up at the giant Tassie Oak and marvel at the ancient giant tree ferns.  Overnight: Tall Timbers, Smithton
 
Day 9. Journey to Launceston (BD)
At Devonport, the stories and events of the infamous stretch of water, Bass Strait, are told in the Bass Strait Maritime Centre.  We then head inland to Sheffield to view the extraordinary lifelike murals and sample local produce at Ashgrove Cheese.  Overnight: Country Club, Launceston
 
Day 10. Gorge Cruise and the Tamar Valley (BD)
The scenic pleasures of Cataract Gorge and the Tamar Valley will delight you today.  Cruise into Cataract Gorge then aboard your coach, travel amongst rolling hills, vineyards, orchards and villages.  At Beaconsfield, step into the Mine and Heritage Centre for a guided tour.  Overnight: Country Club, Launceston
 
Day 11. Eastern Tasmania (BD)
Travel east to Bridestowe Lavender Farm where fields set the scene for a picturesque morning tea then onto the award winning Pyengana Dairy Company to watch cheese being made and to sample their produce.  On arrival into Bicheno, visit the East Coast Natures World, a sanctuary for Tasmanian wildlife.  Overnight: Bicheno Beachfront, Bicheno
 
Day 12. Historic Midlands (BD)
The tranquil village of Ross exudes the beauty and drama of Tasmania's colonial history.  Walk amongst buildings erected in Australia's earliest years and visit the Tasmanian Wool Centre.  In Richmond step into Old Hobart Town, a model village depicting life in Hobart in the 1820’s. Overnight: Hadley’s Orient Hotel, Hobart
 
Day 13. Apple and Boat Building Heritage (BD)
In the Huon Valley, traverse fruitful orchards and riverside settlements.  In a rustic original apple shed built in 1942, discover apple heritage then tour onto the Wooden Boat Centre to explore the age old craft of wooden boat building.  At Tahune Airwalk, take a breathtaking stroll amongst the treetops.  Overnight: Hadley’s Orient Hotel, Hobart
 
Day 14. Hobart to Perth (B)
Today, bid farewell to Tasmania and transfer to the Hobart Airport for the return flight to Perth via Melbourne. Upon arrival into Perth, courtesy small charter vehicle will see you safely home.
 
Itinerary is subject to change.  Terms and conditions apply.  FreeCall 1800 066 272 for details.
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