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Tasmania Comfort Escorted Tour

$3,499

This luxury coach tour is a great introduction to Tasmania! Enjoy scenic drives, stunning wilderness areas, delicious foodie experiences and exploring historic villages, as you travel from Hobart to Strahan, Cradle Mountain, Smithton, Launceston, Bicheno, Port Arthur and more!

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Tasmania Escorted Tour in Comfort Style – 10 days

Tasmania deserves to be on your must-do list and this journey offers the ideal introduction to the island state.

Combining spectacular landscapes with exposure to rich convict history and gourmet artisan produce, this tour takes you to unforgettable locations and ensures memorable encounters. Step back in time at Port Arthur, visit the wild Gordon River, spectacular Cradle Mountain and the pristine Tarkine Wilderness. All this and more is experienced in the comfort of quality accommodation and luxury coach travel.

Why you’ll love this trip:

  • Go out in search of wombats at Cradle Mountain, visit the Devils after Dark or stay in by the warmth of the fire.
  • Wander around Cradle Mountain, enjoy the peaceful cruise down the Gordon River at Strahan, and explore Freycinet National Park and the UNESCO site of Port Arthur.
  • Do Launceston your way with a free afternoon to cruise on the Tamar, take a wine tour, or visit the famous Beaconsfield Mine.
  • This tour donates every year to the Save the Devil foundation and you will contribute directly to this cause.

Your Holiday Includes:

  • Accommodation – 9 nights in quality accommodation
    • 2 nights Hobart
    • 1 night Strahan
    • 1 night Cradle Mountain
    • 1 night Smithton
    • 2 nights Launceston
    • 1 night Bicheno
    • 1 night Port Arthur
  • Meals – 9 buffet breakfasts, 1 lunch, 6 dinners
  • Tour services – Transport by luxury coach
    • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
    • Sightseeing as per the itinerary
    • Airport transfers

Departs from Hobart, Tasmania:

2021 – 30 June, 28 July, 25 August, 29 September, 9, 20, 27 October; 6, 17, 27 November

2022 – 1, 5, 23 February; 2, 12, 16, 23 March; 2, 23 April; 4, 14 May, 29 June, 27 July, 24 August, 7, 28 September; 8, 19, 26 October; 2, 5, 16, 26, 30 November

Note: Departures are subject to confirmation at time of booking and price may vary depending on your travel date.

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Want to Stay Longer or Upgrade?

You can add extra nights in Tasmania to extend your stay. We can also provide a quote for car hire or flights from Australian capital cities.

Ask us today about including other accommodation or adding more services. We are happy to design a holiday that will suit you best.

Travelling Solo?

We can look after you. Solo traveller surcharge from $899 for single accommodation.

Booking Conditions:

This special deal is valid for a limited time. Please contact us for current rates.

All prices are per person, based on twin share, and listed in Australian dollars (AUD). The package is subject to confirmation at the time of booking and prices may change without notice. Booking conditions and cancellation fees apply.

Please read Australia & New Zealand Travel Company’s Terms & Booking Conditions prior to making a reservation. By booking any travel service with us, you have agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions.

How to Book

To make a booking please call Australia & New Zealand Travel Company on 1300 168 910 or email reservations@anztravelco.com.

You can also select a trip and request it via this website – please make sure you enter the quantity for the number of people travelling. In the ‘Additional Information’ field on the Checkout page, add your preferred departure date plus any other information that will help us process your booking, such as departure city and travel preferences.

No payment is required to submit an online booking request, but your booking is pending and no place is being held. Your booking status will be advised when you hear from our travel consultants. Bookings are normally actioned within 24 hours – Monday to Friday.

Itinerary & Booking Info

Travel Style

Escorted tour

Itinerary

ITINERARY:

Day 1 – Welcome to Hobart
Your Tasmanian holiday begins with an afternoon tour of Hobart. You’ll see historic Battery Point, Salamanca Place, the Botanic Gardens, Constitution Dock, the destination of yachts participating in the Sydney to Hobart race each year, and Mt. Nelson, which affords panoramic views over Australia’s southernmost city. Enjoy the company of your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening at a Welcome Reception and dinner.
Meals: Dinner

Day 2 – Hobart – Strahan
This morning, you’ll head west to New Norfolk and magnificent Mt. Field National Park. Here, you'll take a walk-through lush rainforest to the many-tiered cascade of picturesque Russell Falls. Then enjoy the scenic drive to iconic Lake St. Clair, the deepest freshwater lake in Australia, and continue through the rainforest to the coastal town of Strahan. Nestled on the shores of massive Macquarie Harbour, Strahan is the gateway to the World Heritage listed Franklin- Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 – Strahan – Cradle Mountain
Today's highlight experience is a lunch cruise on the Gordon River. You’ll be awestruck by the beauty of the dark waters. Stained amber by buttongrass tannins, they reflect the untouched wilderness that surrounds them. Stop at Sarah Island for an insight into a relic of Tasmania’s lesser-known convict history, the Macquarie Harbour Penal Settlement. See Hells Gates, the treacherous entrance to the harbour, and Heritage Landing, site of a 2,000-year-old Huon Pine. Travel through the mining towns of Rosebery and Tullah on your way to your hotel. After dinner tonight, you may choose to do an optional experience animal night spotting tour or perhaps take advantage of a rare opportunity to see Tasmanian Devils feeding after dark.
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 guided walk by Dove Lake, where you may spot Bennetts wallabies, echidnas and pademelons 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 destination is Smithton.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 – Smithton – Launceston
Travel along the picturesque northwest coast visiting townships such as Burnie and Penguin where you’ll stop for morning tea and get a chance to wander around the shops and beachfront. Continue on to Ulverstone before heading inland to Sheffield, home to over 60 murals depicting the area’s rich history. You’ll learn about dairy production methods and indulge in a cheese tasting at the award-winning Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm on your way to Launceston, Tasmania’s ‘northern capital’.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 – Launceston
This morning, visit the unique natural formation of the Cataract Gorge, home to the longest single-span chairlift in the world, followed by an orientation tour of the city. The afternoon is yours to spend at leisure, exploring all that Launceston has to offer. Consider an optional experience on a Cataract Gorge River Cruise, a Tamar Valley Winery tour, a Beaconsfield Mine tour, or perhaps stay local with a visit to the Art Gallery or the historic Tramway Museum.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 – Launceston – Bicheno
Bridestowe Lavender Estate, producer of high-quality lavender since 1922, is your first stop. Later, visit the Legerwood Carved Memorial Trees site, then follow the picturesque east coast to Bicheno. This evening you might like to take an optional experience to see Bicheno’s wild penguins as they emerge from the ocean (seasonal).
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 – Bicheno – Hobart
Today, experience the grandeur of Freycinet National Park, taking a guided walk to the lookout at Cape Tourville that affords astonishing views across brilliant blue water, verdant forest and golden beaches. On your way to Hobart, you’ll travel through Swansea and Orford and make a lunch stop in historic Richmond. The village is famous for its elegant Georgian architecture, with beautiful heritage buildings dating to the 1820s now housing galleries, tea shops, craft boutiques and museums.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9 – Port Arthur
Explore the Port Arthur Historic Site today, taking a cruise around the Isle of the Dead and a fascinating guided walk of the remains of Port Arthur’s infamous convict prison. There will be time for you to wander the site at your leisure. On the drive back to Hobart, see the amazing natural rock formations of the craggy Tasman Arch, the Devil’s Kitchen and the Blowhole. This evening, mingle with your Travel Director and fellow travellers at a Farewell Dinner in one of Hobart’s popular restaurants.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10 – Farewell from Hobart
Say farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end this morning after breakfast.
Meals: Breakfast

Please note: The day by day descriptions published are intended as an indicative guide only. Travel by nature is unpredictable. Weather patterns, road and water conditions, public holidays, travel restrictions and a multitude of other factors may necessitate itinerary changes that ultimately are for the client’s benefit. It is essential that clients are flexible and open minded in this regard.

How to Book

Bookings can be made by calling Australia & New Zealand Travel Company on 1300 168 910 or email to reservations@anztravelco.com.

Online booking requests may also be submitted via this website by selecting a trip. Please make sure you include your preferred departure date in the ‘Additional Information’ field on the Checkout page.

Bookings are pending and not confirmed until you receive a status update from an Australia & New Zealand Travel Company consultant.

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