Enjoy a fun-filled getaway across Tasmania's east coast, taking in Launceston, Freycinet National Park, Hobart and Port Arthur. The air is cleaner, water purer, characters larger, food and wine fresher – discover it all on this Launceston to Hobart tour.
Tasmania’s East Coast, with its secluded bays, pink granite mountains and pristine sandy beaches, offers a unique Australian coastal experience. See beautiful Wineglass Bay and Freycinet National Park, taste lavender ice cream at Bridestowe Lavender Estate.
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Please note prices are subject to availability at time of booking and may change without notice.
Twin share - from $3698 per person and Sole Use - from $4583
Twin share - from $3809 per person and Sole Use - from $4718
Twin share - from $3771 per person and Sole Use - from $4680
Twin share - from $3881 per person and Sole Use - from $4820
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Day 1 - Welcome to Launceston
This evening meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers at a Welcome Reception followed by dinner at your hotel.
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.
Day 3 - Freycinet National Park & Wineglass Bay
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.
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.
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.
Day 6 - Hobart
Today is your day! Free to explore all that Australia’s most southern capital has to offer. So why not try one of our 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.
Day 7 - Farewell from Hobart
This morning after breakfast, say farewell to your new friends when your indulgent holiday comes to an end.
Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.
What to Bring:
Authentic COVID-19 vaccination certificate (electronic or paper showing date and time of vaccination(s)) with final or booster dose given at least 15 days before departing is required for this trip. The wellbeing of our guests is our top priority. That’s why we’ve updated our vaccination policy to require all guests traveling with us through December 31, 2022 be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, which may include a booster shot to keep it current and valid.