Grand Tasmania Tour - Travelmarvel

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Sep 22 - May 23

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Feb 28, 2022

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$3,895 per person
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Be it cultural, colonial or culinary, Tasmania's taste for the finer things will quickly become self-evident. Settle in and spoil yourself.

Inclusions:

ƒ 9 nights in premium accommodation
ƒ Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
ƒ Premium air-conditioned coach travel
ƒ 17 meals – 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 7 dinners
ƒ Visit Bridestowe Lavender Estate and sample the fare
ƒ Discover convict history at Port Arthur
ƒ Explore Freycinet National Park
ƒ Stay at the Tall Timbers Hotel in Smithton and indulge in a 3-course dinner of seasonal produce

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Launceston, Beaconsfield

Visit the gold mining town of Beaconsfield, and take a guided tour of the Mine & Heritage Centre.
Enjoy canapes and a Welcome Drink at James Boag’s Brewery.

Welcome to Tasmania. On arrival, you’ll be transferred to your hotel in Launceston. Enjoy a picturesque journey following the curves of the Tamar River on your way to today’s Insider Experiences. Back at your hotel this evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Launceston, Hotel Grand Chancellor

Daily :Dinner

Day 2: Launceston, Bicheno
 
At Bridestowe Lavender Estate, enjoy a guided tour of the distillery and sample the unique lavender-inspired fare.

Drive through northern Tasmania's wine-producing area en route to an Insider Experience. Continue on to the seaside town of Bicheno, where you may like to see the fairy or little penguins (additional expense).

Stay: Beachfront Bicheno

Daily :Breakfast Dinner

Day 3: Freycinet National Park, Richmond, Port Arthur
 
Travel into Freycinet National Park to enjoy a walk with a naturalist guide.

Home to pristine beaches, rugged landscapes and granite peaks, Freycinet is a place of breathtaking natural beauty. Explore the park and take in the stunning surrounds. Continue south to Richmond, home to the historic Richmond Bridge. Built by convicts in the 1820s, it is Australia's oldest bridge. On the way to Port Arthur, see how nature and time have created spectacular rock formations such as the Tessellated Pavement and Tasman Arch.

Stay: Port Arthur Motor Inn

Daily :Breakfast Dinner

Day 4: Port Arthur Historic Site, Hobart

Embark on a guided tour of the Port Arthur Historic Site, once Australia’s most notorious convict prison.

At Port Arthur Historic Site, join a cruise around the Isle of the Dead and hear haunting stories about the convicts buried there. Afterwards, see Tasmanian devils up close at the Tasmanian Devil Unzoo. Later, travel to Hobart. This small capital city sure packs a punch with an endless supply of dining, cultural and nature-based experiences available.

Stay: Two Nights, RACV Hobart Hotel

Daily :Breakfast.

Day 5: Hobart, Salamanca Market
A fantastic array of art, handicrafts, food and oddities awaits you today at the Salamanca Market. Housing over 300 stalls, the market has plenty of goods on offer, from tantalising Tasmanian gin to hand-crafted jewellery. Alternatively, you might like to take a thrilling cruise along the rugged Bruny Island coastline (additional expense).

Daily :Breakfast

Day 6: Hobart, Russell Falls, Lake St Clair, Strahan
Russell Falls is a jewel in the crown of Mt Field National Park. After a short walk to see the falls, marvel at the pristine shores of Lake St Clair. Travel by coach to the town of Strahan and enjoy a buffet dinner at View 42º Restaurant & Bar this evening.

Stay: Strahan Village Hilltop

Daily :Breakfast Dinner

Day 7: Strahan, Gordon River Cruise, Cradle Mountain
  
Stay amid nature at Cradle Mountain Hotel.

Board the environmentally-friendly Spirit of the Wild ship for a cruise across the Macquarie Harbour, and enter World Heritage-listed Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. Continue to the former penal colony of Sarah Island for a tour.

Begin your day with an Insider Experience. Re-join your coach and journey through stirring landscapes bound for Cradle Mountain.

Stay: Cradle Mountain Hotel

Daily :Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 8: Cradle Mountain, Sheffield, Smithton
 
Enjoy a three-course dinner at Tall Timbers, featuring seasonal produce.

Take in the serenity of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Visit Waldheim Chalet and stand on the shores of Dove Lake. Then travel via Sheffield to Stanley, set in the shadow of The Nut.

Stay: Smithton, Tall Timbers Hotel

Daily :Breakfast Dinner

Day 9: Smithton, Great Lake, Launceston

Sample some of Tasmania’s finest chocolate delights during a special tour at the House of Anvers.

Journey to the Great Lake then continue to Launceston for a Farewell Dinner and Drink.

Stay: Launceston, Hotel Grand Chancellor

Daily :Breakfast Dinner

Day 10: Cataract Gorge, Depart Launceston


Visit Cataract Gorge, a unique natural formation only a stone's throw from Launceston. Your holiday comes to an end with a transfer to the airport.

Daily :Breakfast

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