Tasmania's Footsteps and Trails

7 Day Inspiring Journey | Launceston to Hobart

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Tasmania's Footsteps and Trails

7 Day Inspiring Journey | Launceston to Hobart

Tasmania’s Footsteps and Trails

7 Day Inspiring Journey | Launceston to Hobart | Travel Period: 1 Sep 2020 – 31 Mar 2021

Tasmania’s Footsteps and Trails

7 Day Inspiring Journey

Launceston to Hobart

Breathe the world’s cleanest air as you uncover the wilds of untouched Tasmania. Take part in a pilgrimage on the wukalina walk, guided by a traditional custodian of these sacred lands. Discover spectacular Bruny Island, the Bay of Fires and magnificent Wineglass Bay, as you embark on a journey through time, ancient landscapes, and untamed coastline.

Why you'll love this trip:

  • A pristine and traditional Indigenous walk with Palawa guides
  • The Bay of Fires & Mt. William National Park on a guided walk
  • Wildlife spotting on a Bruny Island cruise
  • Wine Meets Art at MONA

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Discover

Soak up the rugged scenery of The Bay of Fires, and the panoramas of Wineglass Bay from the lookout between Mt. Amos and Mt. Mason.

Explore

Experience the renowned Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), and uncover Bruny Island coastline on an award-winning cruise experience.

Immerse

Walk with Indigenous palawa guides in ancestral footsteps along the unmatched wukalina walk.

Relax

Learn old and new artisanal winemaking techniques at Moorilla Estate winery.

On arrival in Launceston, you’ll have the opportunity to relax and freshen up before meeting your Journey Director and fellow travel companions for a Welcome Reception including drinks and canapés.

Hotel: Peppers Silo Hotel Launceston

This is a two-day Aboriginal-owned and operated guided walk through the magnificent natural landscape of the Bay of Fires and Mt. William areas, the cultural homeland of the palawa people. The walk is a genuine cultural experience that will deepen your understanding of palawa culture and community history as well as immerse you in the natural, rugged beauty of wukalina and larapuna. Be captivated by one of the most pristine environments that Tasmania has to offer with a hike through the rugged natural beauty of the unspoilt northeast coast. Spend your evenings by the fire in exclusive eco-friendly accommodation in a setting of unspoiled beauty.

Hotel: bespoke accommodation, (shared Facilities), Bay of Fires, 2 nights

Included Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with wine

Your exclusive Wukalina walk continues today through the magnificent natural landscape of the Bay of Fires and Mt. William areas.

Included Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with wine

After breakfast, and a short beach walk, board your vehicle and follow the coast to Coles Bay and Freycinet National Park. The natural beauty of this region is simply breathtaking. It comprises of a peninsula defined by a Schouten Island and a granite mountain range known as the Hazards. Trails lead up to a lookout for panoramic views over Wineglass Bay. Views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse stretch over the Tasman Sea. After 2 nights on the trail, you will check in to your secluded waterfront accommodation to unwind, freshen up and enjoy a sumptuous dinner together.

Hotel: Edge of the Bay Resort

Included Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with wine

After a leisurely start this morning, continue to Hobart to the renowned Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) for an allinclusive Wine Meets Art experience. Perched on the banks of the River Derwent, MONA is Australia’s largest privately owned gallery and museum. Showcasing the diverse collection of its Tasmanian owner David Walsh, the museum exhibits everything from ancient Egyptian funerary objects to a machine that mimics the human digestive system. Begin your exclusive MONA experience at the on-site Source restaurant for a Local Dining Experience of seasonal local produce and wine. Later, explore MONA’s maze of subterranean galleries, followed by a behind-the-scenes tour through Moorilla Estate winery’s vineyard, the second oldest in Tasmania. You’ll then be treated to a tasting of ten different Moorilla wines, before taking the MONA ROMA ferry to Hobart’s Constitution Dock. From there it’s just a short walk to your accommodation, the 5-star MACq 01 Hotel. The evening is free for you to explore the historic, yet trendy CBD.

Hotel: MACq 01 Hotel, 2 nights

Included Meals: Breakfast, Local Dining Experience

Enjoy an unforgettable, award-winning cruise experience along Bruny Island’s rugged coastline down to the Southern Ocean. On the island, a morning tea of freshly baked blueberry muffins will be served at a beachside café in Adventure Bay before your 3 hour cruise departs. You will enter deep sea caves and join in the search for wildlife such as seals, dolphins and sea birds and fingers crossed, migratory whales. Return to the coast for lunch, and arrive back at your Hobart hotel by sunset, in time to get spruced up for your Celebration Dinner at the Old Wharf Restaurant to toast and reminisce about the remarkable journey you’ve had.

Included Meals: Breakfast, lunch, Celebration Dinner

Exchange phone numbers with your new friends as your inspiring Tasmanian journey concludes. After breakfast, a private vehicle will transfer you to Hobart Airport for your onward flight.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.

Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort.
The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

Bringing history alive on the banks of the idyllic Tamar River is the unique characterful Peppers Silo Hotel. Dating back to the 1960’s, the heritage building which spanned 35 metres high containing grain in four large silos, is an iconic landmark converted into a sophisticated 9 storey hotel providing a unique place to stay in Launceston.

    Features

  • Air-conditioning
  • Wi-Fi
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • LCD TV
  • Mini-bar (surcharge)
 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

Spend a night at a purpose built standing camp with culturally inspired sleeping huts, a commercial grade kitchen, a domed lounge area and an open fire pit for story telling in the evening. Spend another night in the fully renovated Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage at the Eddystone Point Lighthouse precinct. The cottage has a lounge, a dining room and sweeping verandahs.

 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

Nestled into 27 acres of untouched bushland, at the heart of the Freycinet Peninsula, you will find the aptly named Edge of the Bay Resort. With direct access to 3 private, pristine beaches, and views across Great Oyster Bay to Coles Bay and the Hazards mountains from every cottage, suite and the onsite restaurant, Edge of the Bay Resort is one of the most compelling and idyllic places from which to enjoy Freycinet, and beyond.

    Features

  • Wi-Fi
  • Laundry facilities (Self-Service)
  • LCD TV
  • Air-conditioning
  • Kitchenette
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

Once a bustling wharf market, later a giant shipping shed... now a world-class waterfront visitor experience! This charismatic complex is known as MAC01, the majority of which is occupied by our storytelling hotel, MACq 01. The name of the complex comes from our location on Macquarie Wharf. The shipping shed previously occupying this location, known as Macquarie 1, was removed and the complex was built as a replica with design enhancements.

    Features

  • Wi-Fi
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Mini-bar (surcharge)
  • Flat Screen TV
Need accommodation before or after your tour?

Our special discounted rates make booking accommodation with us during your holiday both easy and affordable at selected AAT Kings hotels and resorts. Find out more

  • Hand-picked accommodation
  • Complimentary refreshments throughout the journey
  • Airport Transfers (see flight information below)

What to Bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Warm layers in cooler months

Fitness Requirements

  • A reasonable amount of fitness is required

Dining

  • 6 Breakfasts
  • 4 Lunches
  • 3 Dinners with wine
  • 1 Local Dining Experience
  • 1 Celebration Dinner

Flight Information

  • Day 1 – Flights to arrive prior to 3.00pm into Launceston Airport
  • Day 7 – Flights to depart anytime from Hobart Airport

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