10 Day Grand Tasman Tour from $3,195

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • 9 nights accommodations
  • Immersive Insider Experiences
  • 9 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L) and 8 dinners (D)
  • Expert Tour Director and local guides in select locations
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers in Tasmania
  • Luggage porterage for your convenience
  • After Hours Emergency Travel Assistance
10 Day Grand Tasman Tour

Take in Tasmania’s storied past, dramatic scenery and unique wildlife during this 10 day tour.  Visit the gold mining town of Beaconsfield, and take a guided tour of the mine & Heritage Centre . Enjoy canapés and a welcome drink at the James Boag’s Brewery, take a guided tour of a distillery and sample unique lavender-inspired fare. During this 10 day Grand Tasman Tour you will also learn about Australia’s notorious convict history at Port Arthur,  Explore Freycinet National Park with a local naturalist guide and much more!

 

 

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Day 1 – Arrive Launceston, Beaconsfield.

On arrival, you’ll transfer to your hotel in Launceston. Insider Experience: Visit the gold mining town of Beaconsfield, and tour the Mine & Heritage Centre. Enjoy canapes and a Welcome Drink at the James Boag’s Brewery, before a Welcome Dinner at your hotel. D

One Night: Launceston, Best Western Plus

 

Day 2 – Launceston, Freycinet National Park, Bicheno

Insider Experience: At Bridestowe Lavender Estate, enjoy a guided tour of the distillery and sample the unique lavender-inspired fare. Traverse Weldborough Pass and stop at East Coast Natureworld to meet a Tasmanian devil. Insider Experience: Travel into Freycinet National Park to enjoy a guided walk. Continue to Bicheno. B D

One Night: Beachfront Bicheno

 

Day 3 – Bicheno, Ross, Richmond, Hobart

Discover the historic heart of Tasmania at Campbell Town and Ross. Continue south to Richmond, then to Hobart for a city tour. B D

Three Nights: Hobart, RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel

 

Day 4 – Port Arthur Historic Site, Hobart

Insider Experience: Embark on a guided tour of the Port Arthur Historic Site, once Australia’s most notorious convict prison. Later, join a cruise to the Isle of the Dead and hear haunting stories. Insider Experience: Enjoy dinner overlooking the waterfront at Customs House Restaurant. B D

 

Day 5 – Hobart, Salamanca Market

Soak up Hobart’s lively culture during a tour of Salamanca Place, Constitution Dock and the city’s picturesque harbour. Visit the famous Salamanca Market featuring more than 300 stalls. B

 

 

Day 6 – Hobart, Russell Falls, Lake St Clair, Strahan

Russell Falls is a jewel in the crown of Mt Field National Park. After a short walk to see the falls, marvel at the pristine shores of Lake St Clair. Travel by coach to the town of Strahan and enjoy a buffet dinner at View 42º Restaurant and Bar this evening. B D

One Night: Strahan Village Hilltop

 

 

Day 7 – Strahan, Gordon River Cruise, Cradle Mountain

Board a cruise across the still waters of Macquarie Harbor and enter World Heritage-listed Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. Continue to the former penal colony of Sarah Island for a tour of the historic convict ruins. Enjoy a buffet lunch on board before returning to Strahan. Rejoin your coach and journey through stirring landscapes bound for Cradle Mountain. Insider Experience: Stay amid nature at Cradle Mountain Hotel and immerse yourself in the surrounding pristine wilderness at this unique alpine retreat. B L D

One Night: Cradle Mountain Hotel

 

 

Day 8 – Cradle Mountain, Sheffield, Smithton

Take in the serenity of Cradle Mountain- Lake St Clair National Park. Visit Waldheim Chalet and marvel at the views from the shores of Dove Lake. Then travel via Sheffield to Stanley, set in the shadow of The Nut. Insider Experience: Enjoy a three-course dinner at Tall Timbers, featuring seasonal produce. B D

One Night: Smithton, Tall Timbers Hotel

 

Day 9 – Smithton, Great Lake, Launceston

Insider Experience: Sample some of Tasmania’s finest chocolate delights during a special tour at the House of Anvers. Afterwards, journey to the Great Lake then continue to Launceston, for a Farewell Dinner and Drink. BD

One Night: Launceston, Best Western Plus

 

Day 10 – Cataract Gorge, Depart Launceston

Insider Experience: Explore Cataract Gorge during a guided cruise along the picturesque Tamar River. Later, transfer to the airport. B

Pricing & Departures

 

Departure Date From
Oct 1, 15, 2019 $3,195
Nov 12, 26; Dec 10, 31, 2019  $3,195
Jan 7, 14, 21, 28; Feb 4, 11, 18, 25, 2020  $3,195
Apr 7, 21; May 12, 2020  $3,195

 

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