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Tassie Getaway

7 Day Guided Vacation | Launceston to Hobart

Some landscapes you can’t help falling in love with. The East Coast of Tasmania is one. The air is cleaner, water purer, characters larger, food and wine fresher – discover it all on this Launceston to Hobart tour. Enjoy slurping oysters at Wineglass Bay, sipping pinot fireside in Hobart, and licking lavender ice-cream in Bridestowe. Appreciate some of Australia’s oldest histories here, in convict settlements or at Freycinet’s beachside Aboriginal middens.

Prices From Code: TLHH

$2245

Adult Twin i A person 16 years and over (note a person 16–17 years must be accompanied by a person 18 years and over). All prices are per person, land only.

$2940

Single i A person, who must be 18 years and over, travelling alone, must pay the single room price. All prices are per person, land only.

$2025

Child i A child must be accompanied by a person 18 years+. Some tours have minimum age requirements.
Prices above are per person, land only, in USD
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Tassie Getaway

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7 Day Guided Vacation

Launceston to Hobart

Some landscapes you can’t help falling in love with. The East Coast of Tasmania is one. The air is cleaner, water purer, characters larger, food and wine fresher – discover it all on this Launceston to Hobart tour. Enjoy slurping oysters at Wineglass Bay, sipping pinot fireside in Hobart, and licking lavender ice-cream in Bridestowe. Appreciate some of Australia’s oldest histories here, in convict settlements or at Freycinet’s beachside Aboriginal middens.

Highlights

Local Connection

Witness wild Freycinet Peninsula on a cruise with your Tassie captain, dropping anchor in Wineglass Bay to admire nature at its finest.

Insider Knowledge

Your Tour Director is practically a Hobart local, and will point you in the direction of restaurants, bars and sights during downtime.

Cultural Immersion

Port Arthur’s convict heritage comes to life on a revealing historian-led tour around this important site.

Sustainable Footprints

Your holiday supports projects to plant native flora across Tassie, ensuring the state stays wild and wonderful.

Itinerary

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This evening meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers at a Welcome Reception followed by dinner at your hotel.

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

Visit the beautiful Bridestowe Lavender Estate this morning and treat yourself to its famous lavender ice cream. Later visit the unique Legerwood Carved Memorial Trees site. After your lunch at the seaside town of St Helens, follow the picturesque East Coast south to Freycinet National Park for your accommodation for the next two nights.

Hotel: Freycinet Lodge, 2 nights

Start the day with a short drive through dry eucalypt forests to Cape Tourville for a walk that will allow you stunning views of brilliant blue water and golden beaches as far as the eye can see. Then, experience a four-hour lunch cruise along the coast of the stunning Freycinet Peninsula. This cruise will take you from the gentle shores of Coles Bay past towering pink granite cliffs to the famous Wineglass Bay, a flawless crescent of dazzling white sand.

This morning you’ll journey west and down through the Midlands, stopping for morning tea in historic Ross, renowned for being both the finest nineteenth-century village in Australia, and for its Scallop Pies! Heading south, you’ll stop in picturesque Oatlands for a bite to eat before making your way back to Hobart and checking into your hotel. Enjoy an afternoon and evening at leisure

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart , (Harbour View Room), 3 nights

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. 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 is yours at leisure.

Today is your day! Free to explore all that Australia’s most southern capital has to offer. So why not try one of our many Optional tours or speak to your Tour Director about recommendations. Most importantly, enjoy! This evening celebrate your holiday with your fellow travellers at a Farewell Dinner in one of Hobart's popular restaurants.

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

Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.


Accommodation

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

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
 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

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
 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

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
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. Ask our friendly reservations at the time of booking.

Trip Details

What's included

  • • Specialist team of two highly experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • • 1 UNESCO World Heritage Site – Port Arthur Convict Site
  • • Centrally located premium hotels

What to Bring

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

Fitness Requirements

  • • Tasmania - Medium level of fitness required

Dining

  • • 6 Full breakfasts
  • • 1 Lunch
  • • 3 Dinners with wine
  • • 1 Farewell Dinner

Flight Information

  • • Day 1 – flights to arrive prior to 4.30pm into Launceston Airport
  • • Day 7 – flights to depart anytime from Hobart Airport

Tassie Getaway

First Choice

7 Day Guided Vacation

Launceston to Hobart

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.

Highlights

Local Connection

Meet the growers at a lavender estate, hear about the region on a cruise of the Freycinet Peninsula.

Insider Knowledge

Enjoy free time exploring Hobart with plenty of insider knowledge and help from your Travel Director.

Cultural Immersion

Delve deep into historic Port Arthur with your private interpretive tour, guided by a local historian.

Sustainable Footprints

Support the environment and local ecosystem by helping volunteers pot native plants at a not-for-profit nursery.

Itinerary

image map

This evening meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers at a Welcome Reception followed by dinner at your hotel.

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

Included Meals: Dinner with Wine

Visit the beautiful Bridestowe Lavender Estate this morning and treat yourself to its famous lavender ice cream. Later visit the unique Legerwood Carved Memorial Trees site. After your lunch at the seaside town of St Helens, follow the picturesque East Coast south to Freycinet National Park for your accommodation for the next two nights.

Hotel: Freycinet Lodge, 2 nights

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Start the day with a short drive through dry eucalypt forests to Cape Tourville for a walk that will allow you stunning views of brilliant blue water and golden beaches as far as the eye can see.  Then, experience a four-hour lunch cruise along the coast of the stunning Freycinet Peninsula. This cruise will take you from the gentle shores of Coles Bay past towering pink granite cliffs to the famous Wineglass Bay, a flawless crescent of dazzling white sand.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Wine

This morning you’ll journey west and down through the Midlands, stopping for morning tea in historic Ross, renowned for being both the finest nineteenth-century village in Australia, and for its Scallop Pies! Heading south, you’ll stop in picturesque Oatlands for a bite to eat before making your way back to Hobart where you’ll join in the AAT Kings Sustainability Programme that allows you to give back to the local community by helping volunteers pot native plants and count seeds at a local not for profit nursery. Later today, check into your hotel and enjoy an afternoon and evening at leisure.

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart , 3 nights

Included Meals: Breakfast

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. 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 popular restaurants.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Today is your day!  Free to explore all that Australia’s most southern capital has to offer. So why not try one of our many Optional tours or speak to your Tour Director about recommendations. Most importantly, enjoy! 

Included Meals: Breakfast

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

Included Meals: Breakfast

Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.


Accommodation

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

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
 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

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
 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

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
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. Ask our friendly reservations at the time of booking.

Trip Details

What's included

  • • Quality accommodation
  • • Travel by luxury coach
  • • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • • Airport transfers (see flight information below)

What to Bring

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

Fitness Requirements

  • • Low level of fitness required

Dining

  • • 6 Full buffet breakfasts
  • • 3 Dinners with wine
  • • 1 Farewell Dinner
  • • 1 Lunch

Flight Information

  • • Day 1 – flights to arrive prior to 4.30pm into Launceston Airport
  • • Day 7 – flights to depart anytime from Hobart Airport

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