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Tasmania Highlights

tasmania Tours Tasmania Highlights

Tasmania Highlights

Tasmania’s must-see highlights in one fabulous holiday; discover pristine wilderness, endless white sand beaches, rugged mountain scenery and an abundance of wildlife unique to the region.    

  • Style: Fly Drive Holiday
  • Duration: 12 days/11 nights
  • Starts in: Hobart
Guide Price £1443
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
Highlights:
  • Strahan
  • Cradle Mountain
  • Freycinet National Park
Itinerary:

Days 1-2 Hobart  
Explore Tasmania’s vibrant capital, rich in history with a wealth of restaurants, cafés and galleries.    

Day 3 Hobart to Strahan
Pick up your car in Hobart and enjoy the beautiful drive west across the island through Tasmania’s UNESCO World Heritage wilderness. Stop en route to Strahan at historic Queenstown, once the world’s richest mining town.    

Day 4 Strahan    
Enjoy a morning cruise along the peaceful Gordon River into the heart of the Tasmanian wilderness, a must-do experience.    

Day 5 Strahan to Cradle Mountain    
Marvel at the remarkable scenery as the road cuts through the rainforest gorge of the King River before arriving at Cradle Mountain.    

Day 6 Cradle Mountain    
The craggy profile of Cradle Mountain looms over Lake St Clair National Park, home to many superb long and short walks to glacial lakes through ancient rainforest. This evening, enjoy an exclusive visit to the local wildlife sanctuary, where you’ll have the unique opportunity to get up close to Tasmanian devils and rare quolls, whilst enjoying delicious canapés and local wines.    

Day 7 Cradle Mountain to Launceston    
On arrival in Launceston experience the natural wonder of Cataract Gorge, just a 15 minute walk from the city.

Day 8 Launceston to Freycinet NP    
Today, drive to the spectacular east coast, home to the rugged and beautiful Freycinet National Park. Day 9 Freycinet NP Enjoy a fantastic cruise around the scenic bays to discover this beautiful place from the water. Walk to Wineglass Bay lookout for one of Tasmania’s most celebrated views over white sands and crystal-clear waters.    

Days 10-11 Freycinet NP to Port Arthur    
Following the Tasman and then Arthur Highway, continue to Port Arthur, the most well preserved convict site in Australia. Wander amongst the ruins and learn of the sombre history of those who lived here on a walking tour and in the outstanding immersive gallery.  

Day 12 Port Arthur to Hobart
Drive the short distance to Hobart as your journey comes to an end.    

Optional Excursions:
Bruny Island Wilderness Cruise, from Hobart
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, from Hobart

Prices
Guide Price £1443
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
Inclusions
  • 10 days Compact Inclusive Plus car hire including zero excess insurance, 10% discount (book by 31 Mar 20), unlimited mileage, 24 hour Roadside Assistance & additional drivers
  • 11 nights 3star to 4star accommodation
  • 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches & evening drinks & canapés on day 6
  • Gordon River Wilderness Cruise, from Strahan
  • An Evening with Tasmanian Devils, from Cradle Mountain
  • Wineglass Bay Cruise, from Freycinet NP
Not Included
  • International flights
  • National Parks fees payable locally
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/11/2019 to 31/12/2020. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
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