Tasmania Indulgence

Tasmania Indulgence

This tour is designed to give you a chance to indulge your senses in Tasmania. With two nights staying at the beautiful Freycinet Lodge, dinner at the Wrest Point Casino revolving restaurant and an exclusive gourmet BBQ dinner at the Bonorong Wildlife Park, it is the chance to explore Tasmania at a more leisurely, indulgent pace.

This tour is designed to give you a chance to indulge your senses in Tasmania. With two nights staying at the beautiful Freycinet Lodge, dinner at the Wrest Point Casino revolving restaurant and an exclusive gourmet BBQ dinner at the Bonorong Wildlife Park, it is the chance to explore Tasmania at a more leisurely, indulgent pace.

 

Fly/Coach/Fly

13 Days

 

ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES

  • Two nights at beautiful Freycinet Lodge

  • Dine at Wrest Point Casino’s Revolving Restaurant with views over Hobart

  • Overnight at Cradle Mountain Chateau

  • Visit the Edge of the World and Cruise the Tarkine on the Arthur River Cruise

  • World Famous Salamanca Markets

  • Ride the chair lift at the Nut, Stanley

  • Cruise the beautiful Wineglass Bay

 

INCLUSIONS

  • Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

  • Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane area*

  • Pickup and return locations throughout the Hunter, Central Coast and Sydney

  • Flights

  • 31 quality meals

  • Entries and attractions as shown

  • Modern luxury tour coach

  • Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess

  • Robert’s Famous Homemade Morning Tea

 

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Day 1

Home – Hobart
After flying into Hobart, tonight we dine in the Point Revolving Restaurant on the top of Wrest Point Casino. This restaurant offers unparalleled 360 degree views of the city and harbour.

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Day 2

Salamanca Markets, Free Afternoon
Take time this morning to peruse the famous Salamanca Markets, taste the local produce and perhaps purchase a souvenir. Free time this afternoon allows you to choose to explore the Botanical Gardens, Battery Point, or join optional tours like the seaplanes, jetboarding, sailing on the old ships, brewery or ghost tours. Dinner tonight will be enjoyed at the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. See native animals at their most active as you follow the carers to each enclosure as they feed the animals.

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Day 3

Tahune Airwalk
Today sees us pass by the many orchards of the Huon Valley, towards the Southern Forests and the Tahune AirWalk. Take a guided walk through the magnificent tree top canopy, 37m above the forest floor. Enjoy lunch at the Kermandie Hotel overlooking the tranquil waters of Port Huon. On the return, take in the views from Mount Nelson Lookout over the Derwent River and Hobart. A free night allows you to sample the local cuisine at one of the restaurants at Battery Point or Constitution Dock.

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Day 4

Hobart – Strahan
Depart Hobart and travel northwest through New Norfolk and the hop growing region. After a short walk into Nelson Falls, arrive at the copper mining town of Queenstown before heading to Strahan.

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Day 5

Franklin Gordon River Cruise
Today cruise the incomparable Gordon River into the heart of Tasmania’s wilderness and cross the magnificent Macquarie Harbour. Pass by salmon farms and Sarah Island. At Heritage Landing, take a stroll along the boardwalk through the world’s last remaining temperate rainforest, featuring myrtles and leatherwood trees. After a smorgasbord lunch on board, including local salmon and cheese, return to Strahan for free time.

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Day 6

Strahan – Smithton
Take the coast road to Zeehan and Rosebery, both important mining towns of the West Coast. The coach will pass through the blue gum hardwood plantations before arriving at the top of the island. Lunch from Boat Harbour offers idyllic views, followed by an afternoon stop at Stanley and a chairlift ride to the top of The Nut. Arrive in Smithton, home to Simplot vegetables (Edgells).

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Day 7

Arthur River Cruise, Edge of the World
Visit the Edge of the World, where the next landfall is South America. Our Arthur River cruise meanders through some of the most rugged and pristine country in Northwest Tasmania. You will have a guided walk by a passionate local along the edge of the river, learning about the flora and fauna of this wilderness which has been growing relatively undisturbed for over 650 years, whilst your BBQ lunch is prepared.

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Day 8

Smithton – Cradle Mountain
Passing through plantations of Blue Gum, part of a successful renewable industry harvesting every 15 years for paper production. Arriving into Cradle Mountain NP, be inspired by the spectacular mountain scenery of jagged peaks and hear about pioneer Gustav Weindorfer, who lobbied to have the area set aside as a National Park. Walk part or all of the Dove Lake.

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Day 9

Cradle Mountain – Wynyard
Savour a leisurely start to the day with a visit to the Wilderness Gallery or the boardwalk to the platypus platform. Take some free time in Sheffield, where murals depict the local history, flora and fauna of the district. The tour will continue north to the coast and the quaint village of Penguin, with an afternoon stop at the Burnie Makers’ Workshop for cheese tasting. Drive through some of the rich agricultural country of Table Cape, where potatoes, beans, onions, pyrethrum daisies, opium poppies and tulips grow. Accommodation is right alongside the Inglis River.

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Day 10

Wynyard – Freycinet via Deloraine
Passing through Devonport, home of the Spirit of Tasmania, continue on to La Trobe and see the incredible topiary in Railton. At Deloraine, visit the Yarns community art project. This magnificent silk tapestry depicts the four seasons, which over 300 local artists have embroidered, appliquéd, crossstitched, woven and quilted! Later this afternoon reach the beautiful Freycinet Peninsula.

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Day 11

Freycinet
Relax at the resort or perhaps walk through the National Park, admire the striking pink granite of the cliffs and cruise on the sensational Wineglass Bay.

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Day 12

Freycinet – Hobart
Travel through Swansea to the Spiky Bridge, with time for a stop at Buckland Church, with its old stained glass window (dating back to the 14th Century). Our journey takes us south to the Tasman Peninsula and the convict settlement of Port Arthur. On a guided tour of the penal site, including a boat cruise around the Isle of the Dead, learn how the convicts lived, worked and died under the threat of the lash, and of the experimental solitary confinement system that often drove them to madness.

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Day 13

Hobart – Richmond – Puddleduck Winery – Home
Tour historic Richmond with some time to explore the shops and consider its history, with a great opportunity to purchase some of the turned timber that Tasmania is well known for. An interesting stop next at Puddleduck Vineyard, located in the heart of Hobart’s wine district. This winery has a diverse range and a lovely setting, making it the perfect way to round out a great holiday. Fly home from Hobart airport.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE DEPARTING BRISBANE: $6,042 per person

TOUR FARE DEPARTING HUNTER: $5,789 per person

Single Supplement available @ $1,339 extra

 

 

Booking Conditions

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note, not all pick-ups are available on all departures.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note, not all pick-ups are available on all departures.

Name Address Contact Details
0 Please contact our office to arrange
your pickup details
Belmont Shops S Bus Stop on Pacific Hwy (Southbound) near
Marshall Property, Belmont
Charlestown Smart St Bus Zone in Smart St outside Presbyterian Church
(opposite library car park), Charlestown
Doyalson Wentworth Ave S Bus stop past RSL Club (Southbound)
Cnr Pacific Hwy & Wentworth Ave, Doyalson
Home pickups Taxi home pickups and returns are provided.
Contact us to see if your address is included.
Hornsby Railway Station Hornsby Railway Station. Pickup at the bottom of
the bus rank, near roundabout opp hotel
Kariong Information Ctr At Kariong Information Centre car park,
The Avenue, Kariong
New Lambton Wests S Bus Stop on Hobart Rd near Harker Oval
across from Wests Leagues Club, New Lambton
Swansea Blackswan S Bus stop approaching Blackswan Waterfront Motel
on Pacific Hwy (Southbound), Swansea
Sydney Domestic Airport Sydney Domestic Airport - Meet at Qantas Groups
Check-in located on ground floor at Terminal 3.
Thornton AAJ Depot All Australian Journeys - Thornton Depot
3 Woodford Place, Thornton
Tuggerah Westfield Bus stop near cinemas at the back of
Westfield Shopping Centre, Tuggerah
Variations Information on where you will be joining our tour
is outlined below.
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