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SAVE NOW: Discover Tasmania's East Coast with a guided tour from Launceston to Hobart

Book by 16 Dec 2021 to save $400 per couple*

Enjoy a fun-filled getaway across Tasmania's east coast, taking in Launceston, Freycinet National Park, Hobart and Port Arthur. Save $400 per couple when you pay in full by 16 December 2021 for selected travel departures between 01 Jan 2022 - 31 Mar 2023.

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DURATION
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6 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
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About this holiday

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Emerge yourself in Launceston’s magnificent Cataract Gorge

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.

Why you'll love this trip:

  • Wander fields of lavender, tasting lavender ice cream
  • Discover Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay by boat
  • Discover hidden convict-built townships
  • Be immersed into the region with local guides

Inclusions

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Your holiday includes:

  • 6 nights accommodation
  • 6 Full breakfasts
  • 1 Lunch
  • 3 dinners with wine
  • 1 Farewell Dinner
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide

Tour Highlights:

  • LOCAL CONNECTION - Witness wild Freycinet Peninsula on a cruise with your Tassie captain, dropping anchor in Wineglass Bay to admire nature at its finest.
  • INSIDER KNOWLEDGE - Your Tour Director is practically a Hobart local, and will point you in the direction of restaurants, bars and sights during downtime.
  • CULTURAL IMMERSION - Port Arthur’s convict heritage comes to life on a revealing historian-led tour around this important site.
  • SUSTAINABLE FOOTPRINTS - Your holiday supports projects to plant native flora across Tassie, ensuring the state stays wild and wonderful.

Accommodation

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The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

  • Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston
  • Freycinet Lodge
  • Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

Travel dates

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Please note prices are subject to availability at time of booking and may change without notice.

A SAVINGS OF UP TO $400 per couple applies to selected travel dates between 01 Jan 2022 and 31 Mar 2023 when paid in full by 16 December 2021. Ask our team for details!

  • Twin share - from $3171 per person
  • Sole Use - from $4169 per person
  • 27 Jan-02 Feb 2022
  • 17-23 Feb 2022
  • 10-16 Mar 2022
  • Twin share - from $3661 per person
  • Sole Use - from $4893 per person
  • 21 - 27 Apr 2022
  • 22 - 28 Sep 2022
  • 17 - 23 Nov 2022
  • 26 Jan - 1 Feb 2023
  • 16 - 22 Feb 2023
  • 9 - 15 Mar 2023

Call our local travel team on 1300 414 198 to secure your preferred departure!

Itinerary

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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.

  • Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston
  • Included Meals: Dinner with Wine

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.

  • Hotel: Freycinet Lodge (2 nights)
  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

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.

  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Wine

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.

  • Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart (3 nights)
  • Included Meals: Breakfast

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.

  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

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.

  • Included Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 7 - Farewell from Hobart

    This morning after breakfast, say farewell to your new friends when your indulgent holiday comes to an end.

    • Included Meals: Breakfast

    Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.

    Questions

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    Flight Information:

    • Day 1 – flights to arrive prior to 4.30pm into Launceston Airport
    • Day 7 – flights to depart anytime from Hobart Airport

    Fitness Requirements:

    • Medium level of fitness required

    What to Bring:

    • Comfortable walking shoes
    • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
    • Water bottle
    • Camera
    • Warm layers in cooler months
    Couldn't find an answer to your question? Ask us!

    Fine print

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    Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

    Pay Final payment by 16 Dec 2021 to receive discounted price.

    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. 

    Save up to $1,000 per couple ($500 per person) on selected AAT Kings and Inspiring Journeys tours/holidays. Must be booked and paid in full by 16 Dec 2021. Offer valid for sale till 16 Dec 2021 for select travel departures from 01 Jan 2022 - 31 Mar 2023. Not combinable with any other discount. Discounts are subject to availability (for select tours and departures), limited seats, offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice. For new bookings only. Excludes group and charter bookings. Other standard booking conditions apply. Please quote WILDAWAITSb at the time of booking. Updated 19 Oct 2021.