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Taste delicious cheeses and fine wine in Launceston
Includes return economy airfares
15 days priced from 5489 inclusive of flights and accommodation.
Escorted Journey

15 days from £5489pp

Experience the best of Tasmania on this epic escorted tour, taking in Hobart’s bustling Salamanca Markets, ...

Highlights

... the beauty of Cradle Mountain and the incredible Freycinet National Park. On this wide-ranging tour, you’ll also get the chance to tantalise your taste buds with local treats, including fresh Tasmanian salmon and local artisan cheeses. This escorted tour is operated by our longstanding partners, AAT Kings, so you can share your experiences with your fellow travellers.

Some of the highlights included are:

  • Witness the stunning natural beauty of Cradle Mountain
  • Set sail on a cruise of the Freycinet Peninsula
  • Explore the markets and museums of Hobart
  • Taste delicious cheeses and fine wine in Launceston

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What's included
  • International flights
  • 11 nights in 4* accommodation
  • Experienced guide
  • Hobart city tour
  • Wineglass Bay cruise
  • Luxury coach transfers
  • Airport transfers
Need to know
  • Arrives: Hobart International Airport (HBA)
  • Time difference: GMT+11
  • Visa requirements: British passport holders require a tourist visa; please ask your travel consultant for more information
  • Language: English
  • Currency: Australian dollar (AUD)
  • Flying time from UK: Around 22 hours
  • Plug type: 3-prong flat blade plug
  • Voltage: 240 volts/50 cycles
Your route
 

Itinerary

Days 1-2
Fly from the UK to Hobart.

Fly from the UK to Hobart.

Days 3-4
Hobart

Hobart

Visit the Botanic Gardens and historic Battery Point, before exploring the bustling stalls of Salamanca Market. Hop aboard your transfer to Mount Nelson and enjoy panoramic views over the city and Derwent River.

4* Grand Chancellor Hobart

Hobart city tour

Day 5
Strahan

Strahan

Continue through the rainforest, passing Queenstown on your way to Strahan, where you’ll have gorgeous views over Macquarie Harbour from your hillside hotel.

4* Strahan Village

Days 6-7
4* Cradle Mountain

4* Cradle Mountain

Take in Hells Gates, the notoriously treacherous entrance to the harbour, before travelling to the dramatic Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Enjoy a guided walk by Dove Lake, and stroll along the boardwalk through ancient forests and alpine heathlands. Spot wallabies and echidnas on the way, or, for a more challenging hike, head to Marion’s Lookout.

Cradle Mountain Hotel

Days 8-9
Launceston

Launceston

Stop off at the Ashgrove Cheese Factory and taste a selection of cheeses, before journeying to Launceston. Here, you’ll visit the magnificent Cataract Gorge and take a scenic drive through rolling country hills, pausing for lunch and wine tasting.

4* Grand Chancellor Launceston

Days 10-11
Freycinet National Park

Freycinet National Park

Sample the famous lavender ice-cream, before following the picturesque east coast south to Freycinet National Park. Experience the exquisite beauty of Wineglass Bay on a four-hour cruise of the Freycinet Peninsula. After anchoring at Wineglass Bay, you’ll enjoy a gourmet ploughman’s lunch overlooking the national park.

4* Freycinet Lodge

Days 12-13
Hobart

Hobart

Visit the astounding Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) and continue to the Port Arthur Historic Site, where you’ll take a cruise around the Isle of the Dead and walk through the infamous convict prison. On the drive back, marvel at the amazing natural rock formations of the craggy Tasman Arch, the Devil’s Kitchen and the Blowhole. Spend your final night enjoying dinner at one of Hobart’s finest restaurants.

4* Grand Chancellor Hobart

Days 14-15
Depart Hobart and return to the UK

Depart Hobart and return to the UK

Depart Hobart and return to the UK

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2019
5 March to 27 March
priced from 5489 for travel during March

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