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  • Bridestowe Lavender Estate

    Bridestowe Lavender Estate

  • Freycinet National Park

    Freycinet National Park

  • Wineglass Bay

    Wineglass Bay

  • Hobart

    Hobart

  • Museum of Old and New Art (MONA)

    Museum of Old and New Art (MONA)


Tour code: TLHH

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Tasmania’s East Coast, with its secluded bays, pink granite mountains and pristine sandy beaches, offers a unique Australian coastal experience. See beautiful Wineglass Bay and Freycinet National Park, taste lavender ice cream at Bridestowe Lavender Estate, and be challenged by cutting-edge art at Hobart’s Museum of Old & New Art.

Itinerary

1 September 2018 - 31 August 2019 ?
Day 1
Launceston

This evening meet up with your travelling companions for a Welcome Drink to get to know each other before your exciting holiday around Tasmania’s East Coast.

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

Day 2-3
Launceston – Freycinet
Day 2: Launceston – Freycinet

Bridestowe Lavender Estate is your first stop today. Bridestowe has been growing lavender since 1922 when a London perfumer planted lavender seeds from the French Alps on his family estate which he named after his wife's birthplace in England. Try some of Bridestowe's lavender products and treat yourself to their famous lavender ice-cream! Later make a stop at the Legerwood Carved Memorial Trees, planted in honour of fallen WWI soldiers. After your lunch time stop at St Helens, follow the picturesque East Coast south to Freycinet National Park, for your accommodation for the next two nights

Day 3: Freycinet National Park & Wineglass Bay

Another highlight day awaits you! Start the day with a drive through dry eucalypt forests to Cape Tourville for a walk that will award you with stunning views of brilliant blue water, forest and golden beach as far as the eye can see. Experience the exquisite beauty of Wineglass Bay on a four hour lunch cruise of the Freycinet Peninsula. The cruise will take you from the gentle shores of Coles Bay along the Freycinet coast beneath towering pink granite cliffs to one of the world’s best beaches. Anchored at Wineglass Bay, you'll have the chance to absorb the beaty of the National Park and enjoy a gourmet Ploughman's lunch. Later

Hotel: Freycinet Lodge, 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 2: Breakfast, Dinner with wine. Day 3: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine

Day 4-5
Freycinet – Hobart
Day 4: Freycinet – Hobart

Journey to historic Ross, considered the finest nineteenth century village in Australia.You must treat yourself to the self-proclaimed best scallop pie in Tasmania from one of the town's two local bakeries, or if you've got more of a sweet tooth, visit the town's other bakery for their famous vanilla slice! Be my guest dining experience As you travel south through rich pastoral land towards Hobart, Anne Kernke custodian of Shene Estate welcomes you to ‘Be My Guest’, where you're treated to a walking tour through the property's stunning original buildings including the barn and stables, both a true reflection of early Australian architecture and the colonial era. Anne will also invite you in to her private family home where you'll see an incredible collection of fine wares and admire intricate ceilings and original decor. Afterwards, sit down to a morning tea with a selection of home baked goodies.
Included ChoiceThis afternoon your have an Included Choice sightseeing experience to select; On the way to Hobart you may choose to visit Australia’s largest privately funded museum, the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA). The eclectic mix of ancient, modern and contemporary art will blow you away. From the museum, you will cruise back to Hobart on the ferry. Alternately, spend your afternoon exploring the Mawson's Huts Replica Museum or enjoy a guided walking tour of Hobart and learn about its rugged history, people and places.

Day 5: Port Arthur

Explore Port Arthur Historic Site today. Cross Eaglehawk Neck to the Tasman Peninsula and enjoy a cruise around the Isle of the Dead and a fascinating guided walk of Port Arthur's infamous convict prison. You'll have time to wander the site at your leisure before you leave. See rugged sea cliffs from Pirate’s Bay Lookout, and feast your eyes on the amazing vistas of Tasman’s Arch, Devil’s Kitchen and the Blowhole on the drive back to Hobart. This evening celebrate your holiday with your fellow travellers at a Farewell Dinner in one of Hobart's best restaurants!

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart , 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 4: Breakfast, Be My Guest morning tea. Day 5: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 6
Farewell from Hobart

This morning after breakfast, say farewell to your new friends when your indulgent holiday comes to an end.

Included Meals: Breakfast

6 Day Guided Vacation

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Tour departs from Launceston and returns to Hobart

Highlights

  • Experience a taste of life as Tasmanian gentry when you’re invited in to the home of Anne Kernke at Shene Estate for a Be My Guest experienceBe my guest dining experience
  • Cruise to Wineglass Bay with a local guide for a lunch cruise and witness Tasmania’s spectacular rugged coastal scenery from the water
  • Take a step back in time at Port Arthur Historic Sight and learn about one of Australia’s famous penal colonies with a local guide
  • Included Choice experiences Included Choice

Inclusions

  • Quality accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Airport transfers (see flight information below)

Dining

  • 5 Full buffet breakfasts
  • 1 Be My Guest morning tea
  • 1 Lunch
  • 2 Dinners with wine
  • 1 Farewell Dinner

Flight Information

Any flights referred to in the itinerary are at the client’s expense and are not included in the land content price.

Day 1   Flights to arrive prior to 4.30pm into Launceston Airport
Day 6   Flights to depart anytime from Hobart Airport

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Jacket in cooler months

Ways to Save

Departures before 31 March 2019
Kings Club   5% saving
 
2nd vacation discount   2.5% saving
 
Groups (5 people or more)   5% saving
 
Triple share   5% saving

* All savings are per person, apply only to the land component. Conditions apply.

 

Find your applicable discounts as many discounts are combinable. More Information

Quality accommodation

Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort.

The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

  • Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston
    29 Cameron Street, Launceston, TAS 7250

    • Grand Chancellor Launceston Front Exterior

    Situated in the historic district, just steps from the Central Business District and Brisbane Street Mall, Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston surpass the expectations of discerning business and leisure travellers.

    Guests seeking a personal touch will appreciate the thoughtful comforts of Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston. Its deluxe accommodation features captivating views of the downtown Launceston skyline along with the full range of modern travel luxuries.

    • Features
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub and shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Air-conditioning
    • Satellite TV
    • In-room Movies (fee applies)
    • Broadband Internet access
    • Work Desk
    • Refrigerator
    • Mini-bar (surcharge)
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Clock Radio
    • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Freycinet Lodge
    Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay TAS 7215

    2 nights

    • Freycinet Lodge - Aerial View

    Freycinet Lodge creates a perfect union of luxury accommodation and superb natural setting. The Lodge’s timber eco cabins are sensitively located within Freycinet National Park’s natural environment. Surrounded by native vegetation, the cabins are linked to the Lodge by a series of raised timber boardwalks that weave through the bush, and sit lightly in the landscape.

    • Features
    • Private cabins with en suites
    • Shower and toilet facilities
    • Private balcony
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Refrigerator
    • Air-conditioning
    • Hairdryer
    • CD player
    • Clock Radio
    • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
    1 Davey Street, Hobart, TAS 7000

    2 nights

    • Grand Chancellor Hobart Lobby Area

    Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart features some of the best views in the city. Overlooking the Hobart Harbour and Constitution Dock, this Tasmanian hotel is just steps from popular attractions like, Salamanca, Battery Point and the Central Business District, but intimate enough to ensure a perfectly relaxing experience.

    Experience exceptional comfort and personalised service only steps from the Hobart water front, the CBD and downtown attractions. Each accommodation rooms at Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart is designed for pleasure and wired for business, with every amenity required for a perfectly relaxing stay.

    • Features
    • Dry cleaning service
    • Laundry/Valet service
    • In-house movies
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Room service
    • Broadband and wireless internet access available (at additional cost)
    • Business Facilities
    • Work Desk
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Mini-bar (surcharge)
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Phone
    • Clock Radio

Experience more on your holiday

To ensure your holiday is filled with memorable experiences, we have included a range of quality Optional Excursions for you to choose from and partake in, if you wish, during your holiday. We understand that everyone is an individual, and have therefore allowed some free time for you to experience different types of touring. These have not been included in the tour fare as we realise they may not appeal to all people. Our selection of optional excursions include scenic flights, helicopter rides, cruises, dinners, ballooning, fishing trips, four wheel drive tours, cultural experiences, and even camel riding.


Experiences available between 1 September 2018 - 31 August 2019

Bruny Island Cruise (Hobart)

Adult Price: AUD 225.00   Child Price: AUD 165.00

Bruny Island Cruise

Cruise alongside some of Australia’s highest sea cliffs, beneath towering crags and drift up close to listen to the awesome ‘Breathing Rock’. Enter deep sea caves, pass through the narrow gap between the coast and ‘The Monument’ and feel the power of nature at the point where the Tasman Sea meets the might of the Southern Ocean. Join in the search for the abundant coastal wildlife such as seals, dolphins, migrating whales and sea birds.

* Post tour bookings only. This tour returns to Hobart at approximately 5:30pm. In order to partake on the last day of your tour, you will need to have post tour accommodation booked or an outbound flight that departs after 8pm approx.

Bruny Island Traveller (Hobart)

Adult Price: AUD 155.00 Child Price: AUD 140.00

Bruny Island Traveller

Savour a delicious al fresco morning tea and a cellar door lunch of specialty local produce including Bruny Island Cheese, oysters, salmon, wine, bread and berries - all grown, made or harvested on Bruny. At The Neck, see the narrow isthmus stretch away south in graceful curves. Enjoy short walks in the South Bruny National Park and see white wallabies, native wildlife and birds in their natural habitat. Hear the stories of the people who have shaped Bruny Island, from the whalers who used to camp at Adventure Bay, to the lighthouse keepers and their families who braved difficult conditions to keep the light burning at Cape Bruny.

*Post tour bookings only. This tour returns to Hobart at approximately 5:30pm. In order to partake on the last day of your tour, you will need to have post tour accommodation booked or an outbound flight that departs after 8pm approx.

South West Heritage Tour and Scenic Flight (Hobart)

Adult Price: AUD 499.00   Child Price: AUD 449.00

South West Heritage Tour and Scenic Flight

Take a spectacular scenic flight over one of the World's last wilderness frontiers, South West Tasmania. This World Heritage listed National Park has international significance, comprising of over 4500 sq kms of pristine wilderness, no roads, no civilisation, just pure wilderness. Tour includes a landing at Melaleuca and a visit to the bird hide to see the rare Orange Bellied Parrots.

* Post tour booking only. This tour is 4hrs in duration. In order to partake in this experience on the last day of your tour, you will need to have an afternoon flight, or post tour accommodation booked.

Mt Wellington Tour (Hobart)

Adult Price: AUD 45.00   Child Price: AUD 22.00

Mt Wellington Tour

On this half day tour, pass through various eco systems as we ascend the mountain look out for the massive rock formation known as the Organ Pipes Crowned by alpine vegetation, dusted by snow in winter, kunanyi/Mt Wellington enables the visitor to glimpse the unfolding panorama of river, fields and aquatic setting of Hobart. Be mesmerised by the dramatic setting and breathtaking views of Hobart from Mt Wellington’s majestic summit. Before ending the tour visit the remains of the Female Factory - a one time female prison.

* Post tour booking only. In order to partake in this experience you will need to ensure your flight departs after 2:00pm on the final day of tour. Or have post accommodation booked.

Huon Valley Full Day Tour (Hobart)

Adult Price: AUD 160.00   Child Price: AUD 80.00

Huon Valley Full Day Tour

Experience cool temperate rainforests with unique Tasmanian timbers and wild rivers. Walk the tree tops of pristine forest at TahuneAirwalk after travelling the Huon River Valley, a region of tended fields, superb forest clad rivers and fishing villages set by picturesque inlets.
* Post Tour booking only. If your tour ends in Hobart, you must have post tour accommodation or a late departing flight. Ask us for details

Tasmanian Devils & Richmond Wildlife (Hobart)

Adult Price: AUD 87.00   Child Price: AUD 43.00

Tasmanian Devils & Richmond Wildlife

The Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary offers close up experiences of Australian native animals including Tassie’s famous Tasmanian Devil. Richmond, a Georgian style village, will take you back in time to the convict days.  
*Post tour bookings only

Richmond Half Day Tour (Hobart)

Adult Price: AUD 65.00   Child Price: AUD 32.00

Richmond Half Day Tour

Travel to Richmond, one of Australia’s most original historic villages. Nowhere else in Tasmania is the romance and nostalgic charm of the colonial days more alive than in the village of Richmond. Free time to explore the village.
* Post tour booking only. If your tour ends in Hobart, you must have post tour accommodation or a late departing flight. Ask us for details

Boag's Beer Lovers Tour - 90 min (Launceston)

Adult Price: AUD 33.00

Boag's Beer Lovers Tour - 90 min

Tour the historic working brewery and discover the secrets of Boag’s world famous brew.
* If your tour ends in Launceston, you must have post tour accommodation or a late departing flight. Ask us for details

Tamar River Cataract Gorge Cruise - 50 min (Launceston)

Adult Price: AUD 33.00   Child Price: AUD 15.00

Tamar River Cataract Gorge Cruise - 50 min

Explore the Old Launceston Seaport before cruising to Kings Wharf viewing historic vessels and Launceston’s delightful riverfront precinct. The highlight of the experience is then cruising into the spectacular Cataract Gorge as we engage the Lady Launceston’s unique and silent electric drive. View the sheer cliffs and cascades form your comfortable seat with unobstructed views on our multi award winning 1890’s style vessel. Enjoy the skippers captivating commentary on the history of this fascinating area.
* If your tour ends in Launceston, you must have post tour accommodation or a late departing flight. Ask us for details

Bookings

The excursions can be booked through your Travel Director. You will be asked during the early part of your tour to name those that you may wish to join, as advance reservations are often necessary. Please note that occasionally weather or seasonal conditions may not permit their operation. Some also depend on a minimum number of participants and suitable time being available.

Prices

Prices indicated are Australian or New Zealand dollars

Prices are valid from 1 September 2018. Optional experience pricing is indicated in Australian dollars or New Zealand dollars depending on the country of operation and may be subject to change. Please note that reduced rates for pensioners or children may apply on some tours. Prices are inclusive of GST.