Tassie’s Wilderness Icons | Hobart to Launceston

Tassie’s Wilderness Icons
6 Day Guided Holiday
Accommodation
Guided Experience
Valued at $2,250*pp Pay from $1,913*pp

Detailed Pricing

Adult Twin Share
Tour package valued at $2,250*pp, twin share
Apply Rewards $338
You pay from $1,913*pp, twin share

Single Adult
Tour package valued at $2,720 per adult, single room
Apply Rewards $408
You pay from $2,312 per adult, single room

Child (5-15yrs) accompanied by an adult
Tour package valued at $2,025 per child
Apply Rewards $304
You pay from $1,721 per child


The Tour

Be awed by the spectacular natural beauty of Russell Falls, the Gordon River, Cradle Mountain National Park and the sheer-sided ‘Nut’ at Stanley. See deep freshwater lakes, majestic harbours and towering rainforest, and feast on the artisan produce that is the bounty of verdant pastureland and burgeoning vineyards.

Highlights

  • Explore Hobart’s iconic sights
  • Visit spectacular Russell Falls
  • Cruise on the Gordon River
  • Discover Cradle Mountain
  • View ‘The Nut’ at Stanley
  • Tour the Tarkine Wilderness region
  • Indulge in cheese at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm
  • Visit Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre

Package Inclusions

What’s Included:

  • Quality accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Airport transfers

What to Bring:

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Jacket in cooler months
  • Water bottle

Fitness Requirements:

  • Low level of fitness required

Be awed by the spectacular natural beauty of Russell Falls, the Gordon River, Cradle Mountain National Park and the sheer-sided ‘Nut’ at Stanley. See deep freshwater lakes, majestic harbours and towering rainforest, and feast on the artisan produce that is the bounty of verdant pastureland and burgeoning vineyards.

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Hobart
Embark on an afternoon sightseeing tour of Hobart. Your orientation takes in historic Battery Point, Salamanca Place, the extensive Botanic Gardens, Constitution Dock, and Mt. Nelson, which affords panoramic views over the city. Join your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening for a Welcome Reception and dinner.

Hotel: Wrest Point
Included Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Hobart – Strahan
This morning you’ll head west to magnificent Mt. Field National Park and take a walk through lush rainforest to the tiered falls of picturesque Russell Falls. Then take the scenic drive up to iconic Lake St. Clair, the deepest freshwater lake in Australia, and continue through the rainforest to your final destination for the day, the coastal town of Strahan.

Hotel: Strahan Village
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3: Strahan – Cradle Mountain
Enjoy a lunch cruise on the spectacular Gordon River. Be awestruck by the dark tannin stained waters: they reflect the surrounding untouched wilderness. Stop at Sarah Island for an insight into Tasmania’s lesser-known convict history, and see Hells Gates, the treacherous entrance to the harbour.

Hotel: Cradle Mountain Hotel
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Cradle Mountain – Smithton
This morning, marvel at the inspiring beauty of Cradle Mountain National Park. Join your Travel Director for a walk by Dove Lake, where you may spot Bennetts wallabies, echidnas and pademelons grazing along the way. Travel on through rolling green hills to Table Cape for spectacular views of Bass Strait. Picturesque Stanley is in your sights as you head west. Enjoy views of the sheer-sided Stanley bluff known as ‘The Nut’ and take some time to explore. Your final destination today is Smithton.

Hotel: Tall Timbers
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Smithton – Launceston
Today, enjoy a tour with a local guide of the magnificent Tarkine Wilderness region. One of Australia’s largest temperate rainforests, it boasts vast stands of myrtle, leatherwood and pine trees. En route to Launceston you’ll visit the award-winning Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm to learn about its dairy production methods and taste some samples.

Hotel: Best Western Plus Launceston
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Farewell from Launceston
This morning travel through the rolling hills of the Tamar Valley to the Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre. Your local expert will bring to life the mine’s extraordinary past, including the dramatic events of the 2006 rock fall and mine rescue. Drive on to Launceston, where your journey concludes this afternoon.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Travel Dates

6 Day Guided Holiday
Departs from Hobart

For travel: 1 September 2019 – 31 May 2020

Prices may vary according to your departure date.

Other Details

6 Day Guided Holiday. This package does not include flights.

Package prices are only applicable when exchanging the total amount of Rewards Dollars per person or as stated. Package prices cannot be combined with any other promotions or discounts.

Valued at $2,250*pp Pay from $1,913*pp

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