Icon's of Tasmania 5 Days / 4 Nights From $1,795 per person - Small Group Guided Tour From $3,446 per person - Privately Guided Tour Map of Tasmania
Bringing you into contact with pristine wilderness, unique wildlife, beautiful beaches, a sense of history and the best of contemporary Tasmanian hospitality. This five day small group tour allows you to experience the magic of Australia’s island state. Designed by people who know and love Tasmania, this small group tour incorporates Tasmania icons such as the Unesco World Heritage Listed Cradle Mountain, famous Wineglass Bay, the Tasmanian Devil, the Convict ruins of Port Arthur and some off the beaten path destinations.
Day 1: SATURDAY ARRIVAL HOBART – AIRPORT TRANSFER
Arrival in Tasmania’s capital city, Hobart and transfer to your accommodation. Enjoy a day at leisure in Hobart. You might like to allow time to stroll through Hobart’s legendary Salamanca Markets and to visit Tasmania’s newest attraction, MONA. The Museum of Old & New Art is one of the world’s most unique and controversial museums. View the largest private art collection in Australia with its fascinating blend of ancient and modern art.
Accommodation: Hotel Style Hobart, 4 star Meals: ----
Day 2: SUNDAY BONORONG – MT FIELD NATIONAL PARK
Today, travel to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary to experience Tasmanian Devils, Wombats, Wallabies, Quolls and other Australian animals first hand. Continue to Tasmania’s oldest National Park, Mt Field. Explore the green forest canopy of the National Park with a rainforest walk to Russell Falls and a beautiful circuit via Horseshoe Falls and the Tall Trees. Here you crane your neck to see some of the tallest trees in the world.
Accommodation: Hotel Style Hobart, 4 star Meals: B/L
Day 3: MONDAY TASMAN PENINSULA – PORT ARTHUR – FREYCINET PENINSULA
Enjoy a scenic drive to Tasmania’s East Coast. Explore the Tasman Peninsula where you will visit Port Arthur and hear the story of Tasmania’s famous UNESCO world heritage listed convict settlement. Continue to the Freycinet Peninsula with its exceptional beauty, pristine white sandy beaches and granite coastline.
Accommodation: Lodge style Freycinet, 4 star Meals: B/L
Day 4: TUESDAY FREYCINET NATIONAL PARK – LAUNCESTON
This morning there will be time to explore the unsurpassed beauty of the Freycinet Peninsula. Take an interpreted walk to the world famous Wineglass Bay lookout for some stunning photo opportunities. Continue your journey to Launceston for an introductory tour and explore the scenic Cataract Gorge where the Tamar River forces its way through sheer rocky cliffs.
Accommodation: Hotel Style Launceston, 4 star Meals: B/L
Day 5: WEDNESDAY CRADLE MOUNTAIN – LAUNCESTON DEPARTURE
After breakfast leave Launceston and travel to UNESCO world heritage listed Cradle Mountain National Park. Your guide will introduce you to the many endemic fauna and flora species of the region whilst enjoying picturesque views of the spectacular craggy peaks of Cradle Mountain. After lunch return to Launceston where your guide will bid you farewell. Meals: B/L
The Tour includes:
- Small group touring (min 4 max 12) with local guide,
- transport in comfortable well-appointed vehicle,
- 4 nights’ accommodation (based on double occupancy),
- 4 x breakfast(B), 4 x lunch(L),
- Entry to Bonorong,
- Entry to Port Arthur Historic Site,
- National Parks Passes
- Hobart airport transfer.
Not included: - meals (unless listed)
- airfares to/from Tasmania - Travel Insurance
Single supplements available, please contact us. Small program changes possible without notice. Tour departs Saturday, returns Wednesday.