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12-day Tasmania Guided Holiday (Round trip from Hobart)

$99pp deposit until 01 Sep 2020!

Explore Tasmania's unique regions discovering its natural beauty and world heritage sites on this extensive 12 day holiday staying in first class accommodation.

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DURATION
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11 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
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About this holiday

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Views of Hobart from Mt Wellington

The island of Tasmania is renowned for its pristine wilderness, abundant wildlife, gourmet food and wine, and friendly locals. On this wide-ranging journey, you’ll visit Hobart’s bustling Salamanca Market. Witness the stunning natural beauty of Cradle Mountain and Freycinet National Park, and indulge your tastebuds with fresh Tasmanian artisan cheeses and other delicious treats.

Choose This Trip If You'd Love To:

  • Take some free time to explore Salamanca Market
  • Have the choice of differing walking tours at Dove Lake
  • Enjoy access to incredible Wineglass Bay (minus the trek)
  • Explore the Gordon River by modern, quiet electric boat

Inclusions

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Your holiday includes:

  • 11 nights in first class accommodation
  • 11 Full breakfasts
  • 1 Be My Guest morning tea
  • 3 Lunches
  • 7 Dinners with wine
  • 1 Farewell Dinner
  •  Travel by luxury coach
  •  Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  •  Airport transfers (see flight information below)

Highlights:

  • Local Connection - visit a local family at colonial-era Shene Estate, with its awarded gin distillery and King George III's personal horse stable
  • Insider Knowledge - enjoy free time exploring Hobart and Launceston with plenty of insider knowledge and help from your Travel Director
  • Cultural Immersion - delve deep into historic Port Arthur with your private interpretive tour, guided by a local historian
  • Sustainable Footprints - your holiday contributes to National Parks and Wildlife, protecting Tasmania's wilderness - including the Franklin-Gordon Rivers

Accommodation

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Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart

Your accommodation includes:

  • Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart

Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart features some of the best views in the city. Overlooking the Hobart Harbour and Constitution Dock, this Tasmanian hotel is just steps from popular attractions like, Salamanca, Battery Point and the Central Business District, but intimate enough to ensure a perfectly relaxing experience.

Experience exceptional comfort and personalised service only steps from the Hobart water front, the CBD and downtown attractions. Each accommodation rooms at Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart is designed for pleasure and wired for business, with every amenity required for a perfectly relaxing stay.

  • Strahan Village

Strahan Village is an ideal base for exploring Tasmania's stunning wilderness. Journey into the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park with Gordon River Cruises, encounter west coast wildlife and history on the Bonnet Island Experience and discover Strahan’s culture and heritage as you explore the museums, galleries and attractions of this historic fishing port.

  • Cradle Mountain Hotel

Cradle Mountain Hotel is a stylish, wilderness hotel, located at the northern boundary of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.

Set on the edge of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Cradle Mountain Hotel offers warm, welcoming accommodation within easy reach of Tasmania’s most iconic wilderness experiences.

  • Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

Situated in the historic district, just steps from the Central Business District and Brisbane Street Mall, Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston surpass the expectations of discerning business and leisure travellers.

Guests seeking a personal touch will appreciate the thoughtful comforts of Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston. Its deluxe accommodation features captivating views of the downtown Launceston skyline along with the full range of modern travel luxuries.

  • Freycinet Lodge

Freycinet Lodge creates a perfect union of luxury accommodation and superb natural setting. The Lodge’s timber eco cabins are sensitively located within Freycinet National Park’s natural environment. Surrounded by native vegetation, the cabins are linked to the Lodge by a series of raised timber boardwalks that weave through the bush, and sit lightly in the landscape.

Travel dates

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Please note that prices are subject to availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.

$99 pp DEPOSIT* - Until 01 September 2020 secure your future travel for only $99 per person. Applicable for travel 01 September 2020 – 31 October 2021.

  • Twin share - from $5875 per person
  • Sole Use - from $7575

This tour has multiple date available:

2020 departures:

  • 18 Sep
  • 16 Oct
  • 13 Nov

2021 departures:

  • 01, 22 Jan
  • 12 Feb
  • 05, 26 Mar
  • 16 Apr
  • 17 Sep
  • 15 Oct
  • 12 Nov
  • 10, 31 Dec

2022 departures:

  • 21 Jan
  • 11 Feb
  • 04, 25 Mar

Call our local travel team today on 1300 414 198 for more information.

Itinerary

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Day 1 - Welcome to Hobart

Begin your exploration of the beautiful island of Tasmania with a city sights tour of its capital. Visit the Botanic Gardens, historic Battery Point, and Constitution Dock, then drive to Mt. Nelson for panoramic views over the city. Join your Travel Director tonight for a Welcome Reception and dinner.

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart (2 nights)

Included Meals: Dinner with wine

Day 2 - Salamanca Market, Hobart

A free day to enjoy the sights, sounds, flavours, colour and action of Salamanca Market. Explore the market stalls, wander through the historic sandstone warehouses discovering innovative Tasmanian arts and crafts and delight in the taste and aroma of freshly baked goods and local produce.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 - Hobart-Strahan

This morning see the tiered cascade of Russell Falls. Then take the winding road to iconic Lake St. Clair and The Wall in the Wilderness, a monumental sculpture hand-carved in rare Huon pine. Passing through the moonscape of the mining town of Queenstown, your final stop today is seaside Strahan. 

Hotel: Strahan Village

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 4 - Strahan - Cradle Mountain

A highlight today is your cruise on the Gordon River. Be awestruck by the dark waters, stained amber by buttongrass tannins, which reflect the untouched wilderness. Stop at Sarah Island for an insight into a relic of Tasmania’s convict history, and see Hells Gates, the notoriously treacherous entrance to the harbour.

Hotel: Cradle Mountain Hotel (2 nights)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine

Day 5 - Cradle Mountain

This morning you’ll marvel at the inspiring beauty of Cradle Mountain National Park. Join your Travel Director for a visit to the Waldheim Chalet for insight into the early history of the Cradle Mountain area. Later, take a guided walk by Dove Lake. You may spot Bennetts wallabies, echidnas and pademelons grazing along the way. 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 6 - Cradle Mountain - Launceston

After breakfast, take a walk with a local expert through the Hellyers Road Whisky Distillery in Burnie. Continue to quirky Sheffield, the ‘Town of Murals’, then call in at the award winning Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm to try a selection of local cheeses. Travel through the Meander Valley to Launceston.

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston (2 nights)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 7 - Launceston

See Launceston’s magnificent Cataract Gorge before taking a scenic drive through rolling hills for lunch and wine-tasting at a Josef Chromy Wines. This afternoon you may like to take an optional experience cruise on the beautiful Tamar River or further explore Launceston and its surrounds. 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8 - Launceston - Freycinet National Park

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. Then travel south along the picturesque coast to Freycinet National Park.

Hotel: Freycinet Lodge (2 nights)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 9 - Wineglass Bay Cruise, Freycinet National Park

Experience a four-hour lunch cruise along the coast of the stunning Freycinet Peninsula. The cruise will take you from the gentle shores of Coles Bay past towering pink granite cliffs to Wineglass Bay, a flawless crescent of dazzling white sand. 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine

Day 10 - Freycinet National Park - Hobart

Journey to historic Ross, renowned as the finest nineteenth-century village in Australia. As you travel towards Hobart, spend time at Shene Estate and enjoy a Be My Guest morning tea. This afternoon, choose an Included Choice sightseeing experience. Visit the iconic Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) and return to Hobart on the MONA ferry, or enjoy a walking tour of Hobart with a local guide.

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart (2 nights)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest morning tea

Day 11 - Port Arthur

Explore the Port Arthur Historic Site, taking a cruise around the Isle of the Dead and a walk through the infamous convict prison. This evening, join your Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner at one of Hobart’s popular restaurants. 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 12 - Depart Hobart

Say farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end after breakfast. 

Included Meals: Breakfast

Questions

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 Flight Information:
Airport transfer are included in your tour package for flights that arrive based on the below:

  • Day 1 – Flights to arrive prior to 12.30pm into Hobart Airport
  •  Day 12 – Flights to depart anytime from Hobart Airport

What to Bring:

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

Fitness Requirements:

  •  Low level of fitness required
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Fine print

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Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

$99 pp Deposit* - $99 per person deposit valid for new Guided Holiday bookings created between June 15, 2020 - September 01, 2020. Deposit is due within 5 days of booking. Applicable for travel departures September 01, 2020 - October 31, 2021.  $99 Deposit is combinable with Early Payment Discount, Early Booking Discount, Last Minute Deals, year-round savings and exclusive partner offers. Offer is not applicable to custom itineraries or group bookings.

Offer is not available on selected itineraries and where third party costs apply*. $99 per person deposit qualifies for 30-day refund guarantee – cancel for any reason within 30 days of deposit being made and receive a full refund of your $99 per person deposit (refund is not valid if your booking is within 30 days of departure). Fees apply for cancellation outside 30 days of deposit and/or within final payment due date (whichever comes first). $99 per person fee outside 30 days of deposit; 50% fee within 30 - 15 days of departure; 100% within 14 - 0 days of departure. Full payment required 30 days prior to departure (to qualify for Early Payment Discounts full payment date may differ).  If booking is made within 30 days of departure, payment in full is required immediately. Offer based on availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. If trip is suspended, receive 100% refund on monies paid (refund made within 30 days of notification of trip suspension) or receive Future Travel Credit with full discount protection.