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Tassie's Parks & Nature

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From 1 September 2016

$2450 adult twin $3000 single $2205 child

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$2525 adult twin $3125 single $2270 child

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  • Dove Lake, Cradle Mountain

    Dove Lake, Cradle Mountain

  • Hobart


  • Salamanca Market

    Salamanca Market

  • 41º South Salmon Farm

    41º South Salmon Farm

  • Cradle Mountain

    Cradle Mountain

Tour code: THHL

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Lose yourself in Tasmania’s stunning West Coast. Chat with locals at Salamanca Market and be awestruck by Russell Falls, the dark waters of Gordon River and purity of Cradle Mountain. Savour fresh Tasmanian salmon and ginseng products at 41° South Salmon Farm and indulge at our Be My Guest dining experience at Josef Chromy Wines.


1 September 2016 - 30 April 2017 ?
Day 1-2
Welcome to Hobart & Salamanca Market
Day 1: Welcome to Hobart

You’ll be transferred by private car to the hotel. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a tour of Hobart including Battery Point, Salamanca Place, the Botanic Gardens and Constitution Dock. The last stop is Mt. Nelson for amazing views of Hobart. Tonight you’ll get to know everyone at a welcome reception, followed by dinner.

Day 2: Salamanca Market

Take a free morning to enjoy the sights, sounds, flavours, colour and action of Hobart’s Salamanca Market. This afternoon choose one from a selection of Included Choice sightseeing experiences. Maybe join a walking tour with a local expert for an insight into Hobart’s history, people and places or a guided walk to uncover the history of alcohol in this fascinating city. Or why not visit Mawson’s Huts Replica Museum. They’ve left nothing to the imagination with the historic replication of the base Douglas Mawson built in Antarctica during his Antarctic expedition of 1911-14.

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart , 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 1: Dinner with wine. Day 2: Breakfast

Day 3
Hobart - Strahan

This morning you’ll head west to New Norfolk and the magnificent Mt. Field National Park, and see the spectacular Russell Falls. Visit the Wall in the Wilderness, a sculpture where artist Greg Duncan has hand-carved scenes into panels commemorating figures from the area’s past and present. Drive along the rainforest bordered road of World Heritage protected Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, to coastal Strahan.

Hotel: Strahan Village

Included Meals: Breakfast and dinner with wine

Day 4-5
Strahan – Cradle Mountain
Day 4: Strahan – Cradle Mountain

Start the day with a cruise on the Gordon River and be awestruck by the beauty of the dark waters reflecting the pristine wilderness. Then stop and explore Sarah Island’s brutal penal colony. See Hell’s Gate and Heritage Landing, site of the 2,000 year old Huon Pine. Pass the mining and hydro electric towns of Rosebery and Tullah, as you travel to Cradle Mountain National Park.

Day 5: Cradle Mountain

This morning it’s time to explore Cradle Mountain National Park. Join your Travel Director for a guided walk around Dove Lake then choose to meander through the forest and alpine heathlands on a purpose built board walk or for a more challenging hike, head to Marion’s Lookout. If a close up encounter with a Tasmanian Devil or a pampering spa treatment sounds more like you, your Travel Director can assist you to make a booking.

Hotel: Cradle Mountain Hotel, 2 nights

Included Meals: Day 4: Breakfast, lunch and dinner with wine. Day 5: Breakfast and dinner with wine

Day 6
Cradle Mountain – Launceston

This morning you’ll visit Hellyers Road Distillery for a guided walk through the working distillery to see processes that deliver one of the finest single malt whiskys in the world. Visit Sheffield, town of the murals, before heading to 41° South Salmon & Ginseng Farm. Join the Pyka family to hear how they came to be salmon farmers when they arrived in Australia from Germany and sample their fresh smoked salmon and ginseng products. Continue through the Meander Valley to Tassie’s ‘northern capital’ Launceston.

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

Included Meals: Breakfast and dinner with wine

Day 7
Farewell from Launceston

This morning you’ll visit Cataract Gorge before you take a scenic country drive through the Tamar Valley. Then you’re welcome at Josef Chromy Wines for a delicious Be My Guest lunch. The surrounding vineyards and lakes provide an idyllic location to taste some of the estate-grown cool climate wines and fresh Tasmanian produce. Your holiday concludes this afternoon. You’ll be transferred to Launceston Airport for your onward flight.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Be My Guest Lunch

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Actors interacting with guests during 'The Ship That Never Was' theatre production in Strahan

The Ship That Never Was

It's January 1834. The last ship built at the convict settlement of Sarah Island in Macquarie Harbour is about to sail for the new prison at Port Arthur. Ten convict shipwrights have other ideas. So begins the story of an amazing escape and an extraordinary voyage! The Ship that Never Was is a live theatre production that’s played every day September to March at 5.30pm at the Strahan Amphitheatre and it’s been running since 1993! A must-see on your free evening in Strahan!


  • Explore Hobart’s city sights
  • Discover famous Salamanca Market
  • Visit spectacular Russell Falls
  • Cruise on the Gordon River with a delicious included lunch
  • Hike around Dove Lake at Cradle Mountain
  • Explore the town of Sheffield
  • Taste Tasmanian salmon at 41° South Salmon Farm
  • Savour Tassie’s famous food and wine at Josef Chromy You're Invited Dining Icon
  • Visit Hellyers Road Distillery
  • Included Choice Experiences in Hobart Included Choice Icon


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


  • Full buffet breakfasts (6)
  • Be My Guest lunch (1)
  • Lunch (1)
  • Dinners with wine (5)

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 12.30pm into Hobart
Day 7   Flights to depart after 6.00pm from Launceston

Ways to Save

Departures between 1 Sep 2016 - 31 Aug 2017
Triple share     Save up to $125
Kings Club     Save up to $125

All savings are per person.

Departures from 1 April 2017
Early payment discount
Pay by 14 April 2017    Save up to $250
Pay by 02 June 2017    Save up to $190
Pay by 31 July 2017    Save up to $125
Kings Club early payment discount
Pay by 14 April 2017    Save up to $375
Pay by 02 June 2017    Save up to $315
Pay by 31 July 2017    Save up to $250
Triple share    Save up to $125
Kings Club    Save up to $125

All savings are per person.

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 Hobart
    1 Davey Street, Hobart, TAS 7000

    2 nights

    • Grand Chancellor Hobart Exterior by the Wharf
    • Grand Chancellor Hobart Superior MountainSide Room
    • Grand Chancellor Hobart Indoor Swimming Pool
    • 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
  • Strahan Village
    41 Esplanade, Strahan, TAS 7468

    • Cottages at Strahan Village
    • Dining at Strahan Village
    • Rooftop views from Strahan Village

    Strahan Village is an ideal base for exploring Tasmania's stunning wilderness. Journey into the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park with Gordon River Cruises, encounter west coast wildlife and history on the Bonnet Island Experience and discover Strahan’s culture and heritage as you explore the museums, galleries and attractions of this historic fishing port.

    • Features
    • Ensuite
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Mini-bar (surcharge)
    • Refrigerator
    • TV
    • Phone
    • Alarm Clock
    • Hairdryer
    • Radio
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • 220/240 V AC
  • Cradle Mountain Hotel
    3718 Cradle Mountain Road, Cradle Mountain, TAS 7310

    2 nights

    • Cradle Mountain Hotel - Spa Room
    • Cradle Mountain Hotel - Dining Area
    • Cradle Mountain Hotel - Exterior

    Cradle Mountain Hotel is a stylish, wilderness hotel, located at the northern boundary of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.

    Set on the edge of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Cradle Mountain Hotel offers warm, welcoming accommodation within easy reach of Tasmania’s most iconic wilderness experiences.

    • Features
    • Heater
    • TV
    • Ensuite
    • Bathtub and shower
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Wi-Fi
    • Shared self-service laundry facilities
  • Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston
    29 Cameron Street, Launceston, TAS 7250

    • Grand Chancellor Launceston Deluxe Room
    • Grand Chancellor Launceston Lobby Area
    • 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

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 2016 - 30 April 2017

Animal Spotting & Tassie Devil Dusk Tour (Cradle Mountain)

Adult Price: AUD 65.00

Animal Spotting & Tassie Devil Dusk Tour

Cradle Mountain at dusk - the opportunity to see a diversity of animals in their natural environment - Cradle Mountain is home to a number of mammals including wallabies, wombats and possums along with carnivorous marsupials including the Tasmanian devil, spotted tail and eastern quoll.

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.

Tamar River Cruise Afternoon Discovery Cruise - 2.5 Hours (Launceston)

Adult Price: AUD 79.00

Cruise into the magical Cataract Gorge and through Launceston’s riverfront precinct. Head north past Tamar Island and experience the variety of life as we cruise past charming riverfront communities, vineyards and farms to the historical Rosevears and Windermere districts exploring the history of the St Mathias Church and Rosevears Tavern. The fascinating collection of history, fauna and people at work, rest and play makes an absorbing narrative which will touch, intrigue and inspire. The best vantage point to view the Tamar Valley.


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 indicated are Australian or New Zealand dollars

Prices are valid from 1 September 2016. 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.