Date:  2nd March to 11th March 2017

Departure City:  Launceston

Thursday 2nd March 2017

Travel to Tasmania, and on arrival into Launceston make your own way to the Village Family Motor Inn where the rest of your group will be staying this evening. Dinner is at your own expense.

Stay:                      Launceston – Village Family Motor Inn                 1 Night

Ross

Friday 3rd March 2017

Enjoy a continental breakfast before checking out. Today you are heading south down the Midlands Highway to Hobart. Dinner tonight is at your hotel. Today’s visits include;

  • Ross
  • Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
  • Cascade Brewery Tour

Stay:                      Hobart – Wrest Point Hotel (Motor Inn rooms)                 3 Nights

Saturday 4th March 2017

After a buffet breakfast in the Coffee Shop, spend the day in and around the city. Dinner tonight is own arrangements so take advantage of the many dining options at Wrest Point or venture into the City. Today’s visits include;

  • Mt Wellington
  • Salamanca Markets **(Alternatively travel out to the Salmon Ponds at Plenty)
  • Museum of Old and New Art
Mona
Port Arthur Historic Site, Tasmania

Sunday 5th March 2017

Enjoy your breakfast this morning then it’s of to the South East tip of Tasmania and the Tasman Peninsula. A light lunch is included today. Whilst in the region take time to visit some of the amazing coastal features which have been formed through millions of years of pounding waves from the Southern Ocean. Dinner tonight will be at your accommodation. Today’s visits include;

  • Port Arthur Historic Site (including a light lunch)
  • Port Arthur Harbour Cruise
  • Tasman Peninsula Coastal Features

Monday 6th March 2017

Check out after breakfast, and then it is on the road with today’s journey taking you up the east coast of the island. Today includes some wonderful coastal scenery as you travel up the coastline with breathtaking views over cliffs and white sandy beaches. Dinner tonight at our hotel. Today’s visits include;

  • Richmond
  • Buckland
  • Lisdillon Salt Works
  • Spiky Bridge
  • Bark Mill Museum
  • Devil’s Corner Vineyard
  • Bay of Fires

Stay:                      Scamander Beach Hotel                               1 Night

Bay of Fires East Coast Tasmania
Kings Bridge, Cataract Gorge

Tuesday 7th March 2017

Enjoy a continental breakfast as the sun rises over the Tasman Sea. Then check out and board the coach and be on your way to Launceston via the north east. Dinner will be at your hotel this evening. Today’s visits include;

  • Pyengana Cheese Factory
  • Weldborough Pass Rainforest Walk
  • Tomahawk
  • Pipers Brook Vineyard (Time permitting)
  • Cataract Gorge

Stay:                      Launceston – Village Family Motor Inn                 1 Night

Wednesday 8th March 2017

 

Being a small island, the scenery quickly transitions with every corner you take. Yesterday the warm, open sunny east coast. Today your destination with be the rugged wilderness on the west coast. Enjoy a continental breakfast before checking out, dinner tonight at your hotel. Today’s visits include;

  • Ashgrove Cheese Factory
  • Ransley Veteran Car Collection
  • Table Cape
  • Hellyer Gorge

Stay:                      Queenstown – Gold Rush Motor Inn                      2 Nights

West Coast Wilderness Railway Strahan

Thursday 9th March 2017

Today you have the option to enjoy a peaceful cruise across the Macquarie Harbour and up the Gordon River, or a historical train ride through rainforest and over steep gorges. After continental breakfast choose from;

  • West Coast Wilderness Railway
  • Lunch at Tracks Cafe

or

  • World Heritage Gordon River Cruise
  • Lunch included on board
  • The Ship That Never Was (available to everyone)

 

Friday 10th March 2017

Alas your tour is nearing its end. Today travel back to Launceston over the top of the island, the Central Plateau. Departure will be after your continental breakfast, dinner tonight at your hotel. Today’s visits include;

  • Nelson Falls
  • Mr Arrowsmith
  • Wall in the Wilderness
  • Lunch at Derwent Bridge Hotel
  • Central Highlands

Stay:                      Launceston – Village Family Motor Inn                 1 Night

Nelson Falls Tasmania
Tasmanian Sunset

Saturday 11th March 2017

So unfortunately the tour has come to an end. Check out after continental breakfast and make your own way to the airport to return home. Unless of course you want to stay longer! You are welcome to and additional nights can be arranged.

Inclusions:

  • Coach and experienced coach captain for duration of stay in Tasmania
  • Twin share 3.5 – 4 star accommodation each night in Tasmania
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Lunch where noted in itinerary
  • Dinner each evening (except one night in Hobart)
  • Entry to all attractions noted in itinerary

Not Included:

  • Airfares
  • Some lunches
  • Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Things of a personal nature

Tour Cost

Twin Share Price Per Person                      $2008.00

Single Share Price Per Person                     $2682.00