Tassie Getaway

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.


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7 Days from $3,020*pp, twin share

 

What's Included

  • Quality accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Airport transfers
    • Day 1 – flights to arrive prior to 4.30pm into Launceston Airport
    • Day 7 – flights to depart anytime from Hobart Airport

Highlights

  • Meet the growers at a lavender estate, hear about the region on a cruise of the Freycinet Peninsula.
  • Enjoy free time exploring Hobart with plenty of insider knowledge and help from your Travel Director.
  • Delve deep into historic Port Arthur with your private interpretive tour, guided by a local historian.
  • Support the environment and local ecosystem by helping volunteers pot native plants at a not-for-profit nursery.

Tour Code: TLHH



Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Launceston

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


Day 2: Launceston – Freycinet

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


Day 3: Freycinet National Park & Wineglass Bay

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


Day 4: Freycinet – Hobart

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

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. 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


Day 6: Hobart

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



Day 7: Farewell from Hobart

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.


*Terms and Conditions: Pricing correct as of 01 July 2021, available for new bookings only, per person, twin share. Valid for departures in 2021. Additional dates and pricing are available. Prices, offers and inclusions are strictly subject to availability and can change at any time, without notice. Booking, payment and cancellation conditions apply. Contact your travel agent for full details. SUPPLIER: AAT Kings