13 Day Perfect Tasmania KTHLH

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From $6,247 Per Person
Departs Hobart
Returns Hobart
Difficulty Moderate
Group Size 49

Hobart (TAS) to Hobart (TAS)

The island of Tasmania is renowned for its pristine wilderness, abundant wildlife, gourmet food and wine, and friendly locals. On this wide-ranging journey, you’ll visit Hobart’s bustling Salamanca Market. Witness the stunning natural beauty of Cradle Mountain and Freycinet National Park, and indulge your tastebuds with fresh Tasmanian artisan cheeses and other delicious treats.

Highlights

  • Hobart City Tour
  • Salamanca Markets
  • Russell Falls walk
  • Lake St. Claire walk
  • Wall of the Wilderness
  • Gordon River Cruise
  • Cradle Mountain & Dove Lake Hike
  • Hellyers Road Whisky Distillery Tour
  • Mt Gnomon Farm
  • Ashgrove Cheese Factory
  • Cataract Gorge Walk
  • Joseph Chromy Winery Lunch
  • Bridestowe Lavender Estate
  • Legerwood Carved Memorial Trees
  • Wineglass Bay lunch cruise
  • Explore the historic town of Ross
  • Port Arthur Guided Tour

Inclusions

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

Tour Pricing

All prices are in AUD, land only.

Per Person FROM
Twin Share$ 6,536
Single$ 8,453

A limited number of single rooms are available at a supplement. Twin Share is 2 people sharing one room. A person 18 years and over of age, travelling alone is a Single Traveller is required to pay the single supplement. Ask about child prices or triple share options.

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Itinerary

Itinerary based on 2021-2022 season.

  • 1 Welcome to Hobart

    Welcome to Hobart! Enjoy a leisurely start to your tour by having a wander around the picturesque Constitution Dock at your doorstep or take a stroll along the Derwent River before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers this afternoon for a Welcome Reception followed by delicious meal at Tasman Restaurant.

  • 2 Salamanca Market and Hobart Surrounds

    Wake up today to the sights, sounds, flavours, colour and action of Salamanca Market. Explore the market stalls, wander through the historic sandstone warehouses discovering innovative Tasmanian arts and crafts as you delight in the taste and aroma of freshly baked goods and local produce, meeting the friendly people who make or grow what they sell. Take a moment to sit back and relax at one of Salamanca’s cafes and watch the world pass you by with cooling ale or locally produced cider in hand. This afternoon it’s all aboard for a city sights tour of Tassie’s capital. Stroll through the Botanical Gardens, then visit historic Battery Point, and Cascade Brewery before driving up to Mt. Nelson Lookout for panoramic views over the city.

  • 3 Hobart - Strahan

    This morning journey west to Mt. Field National Park to see the magnificent tiered cascade of Russell Falls before taking the winding road to iconic Lake St. Clair. Continuing along the rainforest bordered road of World Heritage protected Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, you’ll pass through the moonscape of the mining town of Queenstown before your final stop today at the seaside township of Strahan. Enjoy views of magnificent Macquarie Harbour, seven times the size of Sydney Harbour, from your hotel perched on the hillside.

  • 4 Strahan - Cradle Mountain

    A highlight today is your cruise on the Gordon River. Be awestruck by the dark waters, stained amber by Button-grass tannins, which reflect the untouched wilderness. Stop at Sarah Island for an insight into a relic of Tasmania’s convict history, and see Hells Gates, the notoriously treacherous entrance to the harbour. This afternoon pass through the mining towns of Rosebery and Tullah as you travel to your hotel on the boundary of sensational Cradle Mountain National Park.

  • 5 Cradle Mountain

    This morning you’ll marvel at the inspiring beauty of Cradle Mountain National Park. Join your Travel Director for a visit to the Waldheim Chalet for insight into the early history of the Cradle Mountain area. Later, take a guided walk by Dove Lake. You may spot Bennett’s wallabies, echidnas and pademelons grazing along the way.

  • 6 Cradle Mountain - Launceston

    After breakfast, take a walk with a local expert through the Hellyers Road Whisky Distillery in Burnie. You’ll then make your way east to Mount Gnomon Farm hidden high in the hills overlooking the picturesque township of Penguin. Here you will enjoy a Be My Guest lunch by host and passionate farmer, Guy Robertson who will show you around his garden and property. Continue to quirky Sheffield, the ‘Town of Murals’, then call in at the award-winning Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm to try a selection of local cheeses before travelling through the Meander Valley to Launceston.

  • 7 Launceston

    Immerse yourself in Launceston’s magnificent Cataract Gorge before taking a scenic drive through rolling hills for a delicious lunch and wine-tasting at Josef Chromy Wines. This afternoon you may like to take an optional experience cruise on the beautiful Tamar River or choose one of our other optional half day tours to further explore Launceston and its surrounds.

  • 8 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.

  • 9 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.

  • 10 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.

  • 11 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. Tonight is free for you to explore at leisure.

  • 12 Hobart

    Today is your day so feel free to explore all that Australia’s most southern capital has to offer. Why not try one of our many optional tours or speak to your Tour Director about recommendations. Most importantly, enjoy! This evening, celebrate your holiday with your fellow travellers at a Farewell Dinner in one of Hobart’s popular restaurants

  • 13 Farewell from Hobart

    This morning after breakfast, say farewell to your new friends when your indulgent holiday comes to an end.

FLIGHT INFORMATION
Day 1 – flights to arrive prior to 12.30pm (until 26/03/21) & 3.00pm (from 16/04/21) into Hobart Airport
Day 13 – flights to depart anytime from Hobart Airport
* Flights are not included in the holiday price

Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.

Fitness Requirements:  Low level of fitness required.

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Additional Information

COVID Requirements The health and safety of our guests and our team members is our highest priority. From December 1 2021, Australia and New Zealand will require all eligible travellers to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Guests travelling in Australia and New Zealand will need to provide proof of the following to their Travel Director upon arrival, and before joining their tour: Authentic COVID-19 vaccination certificate* (electronic or paper showing date and time of vaccination(s) with final dose given at least 15 days before departing for this trip

Travel Documents Travel documents for guided tours are delivered to the hotel or address you are staying at prior to your tour depending on the tour type chosen. We also provide you with a tour itinerary and arrival instructions by email, once we have all your flight information and personal details.

Group Size There is no set age or type of traveller, you can expect a wide-range of like-minded travellers. Families with children, young couples, baby boomers, solo travellers, small groups and more can be found on guided tours. There is certainly no age limit for touring, with children as young as 6 through to seniors travelling, however, the general demographic tends to be over 40.

Depending on the tour you choose and the time of year you are travelling our group sizes can vary from 20 people up to 49 people

Optional Experiences The must-see and must-do experiences in all their tours but also offer you the ability to customise your tour with a selection of Optional Experiences. Details of Optional Experiences available will be sent with your final documents.

Clothing and What to Bring Clothing and footwear should be casual, comfortable and suited to the cooler climate of Tasmania.
• Clothing – shorts, trousers, shirts, swimwear, hat, sunglasses, a jacket and a change of warm clothes in case of inclement weather are advisable.
• Footwear – comfortable walking shoes and some form of fast-drying wet-shoe would prove useful.
• Personal – sun protection, insect repellent, medications, toiletries, (overseas travellers should bring a suitable adapter). Don’t forget to bring your video or camera along with plenty of film & spare batteries (recharge facilities are available).
• Money and/or credit card for personal expenses such as drinks, souvenirs and optional extras.

Fitness to Travel A good level of fitness and health is required to participate on holiday packages. In some destinations, there are extensive sightseeing excursions by foot which includes the climbing of stairs and walking on uneven surfaces. Mobility is needed boarding or alighting coaches and trains.

Fitness Level For example a low level of fitness is required. If your tour includes the walk around Dove Lake is considered a Moderate – Easy 6km loop. Not all guests will be able to complete the walk. Alternate short walks are available.

Extras Airfares (unless stated), airport taxes, laundry, food not on the regular menu, drinks that may or may not be included as indicated in your itinerary, excess baggage, Wi-Fi (unless stated), fuel surcharges, and optional excursions not specified in the itinerary. Extra overnight accommodation is not included at the start or end of the tour if not specified in the itinerary. Airport Transfers are not included.

Seat Rotation To enable everyone the opportunity of enjoying window and front seats, clients change seats daily during the course of the tour.

Luggage Limits One medium-size suitcase (not exceeding 76x46x25 cm) per person plus one piece of hand luggage which may be carried on-board the coach. Please note luggage with adjustable handles and wheels will not fit in the overhead luggage compartments and cannot be accepted as hand luggage. Maximum weight of the suitcase not to exceed 23kg (50lbs). If your luggage exceeds this limit, we ask that you make alternative arrangements for the excess to be forwarded to the termination point of your tour. We suggest that you have wheels on your suitcase, as there are certain places where assistance is not available (e.g. railway stations and cruise terminals).

Smoking Government regulations prohibit smoking, including e-cigarettes, inside tourist coaches. Please restrict smoking to the ample stops en route.

Travel Insurance Clients are strongly advised to take out travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances (e.g. cancellation or curtailment expenses, loss of luggage, etc). Disruption to Itinerary Arrangements Itineraries are intended as a guide only and are subject to alteration without notice. Alterations may be necessary for various reasons including, without limitation, road or weather conditions, strikes, or other reasons beyond reasonable control. Occasionally airlines and tour operators are forced to reschedule departure dates. Guided Holidays will not be rescheduled within 45 days of the published departure date.

Booking Terms and Conditions

Be aware that some confirmed bookings are not refundable if cancelled, and also may not be transferable to another date or otherwise changed. Alternatively, a change may only be permissible subject to payment of an additional fee or charge. Your entitlement to a refund for cancelled bookings is subject to the relevant Supplier’s terms and conditions. Please note that if we are entitled to a service fee for placing a booking, we will remain entitled to this fee if you cancel the booking or the Supplier fails to provide you with the Product for any reason (other than our default), including in an event of Force Majeure. We will be entitled to deduct our service fee from any refund we receive on your behalf before remitting the balance to you. Suppliers’ fees are outlined in their relevant terms and conditions.

Please review the full Terms and Conditions and Schedule of Fees prior to making a booking.

Supplier Terms and Conditions Summary Guided Holidays:

  • 60 days or more prior to departure will incur a loss of deposit.
  • 16-59 days prior to departure will incur a fee of 30% of the holiday package price.
  • 15-8 days prior to departure will incur a fee of 50% of the holiday package price.
  • 7-1 days prior to departure will incur a fee of 50% of the holiday package price.
  • Day or departure will incur a fee of 100% the holiday package price.
  • Tours that include The Ghan & Indian Pacific or Airfares will require higher deposits of up to 25% to 100% and their cancellation is 46 days or more will be the deposit and 45-0 days is a 100% cancellation fee.

    Promotional sales may incur stricter cancellation fees, these will be in terms and conditions of sale price purchases.

    Changes to the Itinerary Not all attractions, excursions, and/or optional tours are provided by the tour operator. Accordingly, tour operators may, where it is required to do so, suspend or cancel any tour inclusion where that tour inclusion is not available or in the opinion of tour operators, unadvisable, unsafe, or unsuitable. During local or national holidays, certain facilities such as museums and restaurants, sightseeing tours and shopping may be limited or not available. Tour operators reserve the right to alter or change the accommodation, carriers, or vessels at any time for any reason; and cancel or alter the itinerary and/or tour at any time without notice if the tour operator considers it necessary for any reason whatsoever including road, weather or traffic conditions, non-performance of suppliers, industrial action, operational conditions, and requirements.

    FAQs

    • Are there concession discounts?
      Pensioners (Australia or New Zealand) and Seniors Card holders (Australia) save with our concession discounts on selected tours. Ask our friendly team which tours you can get a discount on.
    • Are your tours suitable for pensioners aged 76 and 84 ?
      Yes, Tasmania tours passengers range from children to adult who are 90 years of age.
    • Transfer By Public Bus In Tasmania
      There are two Public Bus companies that operate between Hobart, Launceston, Devonport and other places inside Tasmania. You can see these here: Redline Coach and Tassie Link. Redline Coach also does airport to hotel transfers.
    • Do you have any tours on offer during June, July or August ?
      Due to our off season of winter, no Tasmania tours operate during the months of June, July or August. The season starts in September and ends in May each year.
    • Is accommodation the night after the tour ends included in the price ?
      No, this accommodation will cost extra.
    • Is accommodation the night previous to the tour departure included in the price ?
      No, this Tasmania accommodation will be an extra cost.
    • Where is the meeting point for the start of tours ?
      The pick up is at the “before tour accommodation” hotel listed in the TRIP NOTES tabs of the specific tour you are looking at.
    • Do I need to arrive before Day 1 of my tour ?
      Please refer to your specific tour and look in the “Trip Notes” information where it may state this: You need to arrive any time the day prior to Day 1. If this is the case we can organise airport pick up and pre tour accommodation on your behalf, this will be an extra cost.

      Other tours start late in the day on Day 1 so you can arrive that morning which will avoid the extra nights accommodation cost.

      Please refer to the “Trip Notes” information for your specific tour which will explain this further.

    • How do you calculate the number of days for your Tasmania tour ?
      If you are doing a 4 day tour commencing on April 8th, the first day of the tour is and includes the 8th, plus 9th, plus 10th plus 11th and the tour ends on April 11.
    • Do your tours operate over Christmas and New Year?
      Yes – this is one of our most popular and busiest times
    • Are airfares from my home town included in the cost of the tours ?
      Airfares to and from Tasmania at the start and finish of your tours are extra.
    • Do you have short tours that include Bruny Island ?
      No tours include a trip to Bruny Island, however many people add this on as a day trip from Hobart either before or are after their multi day tour.
    • Does the price include The Spirit Of Tasmania ship fares ?
      The 11 Day Tour to Tasmania includes the Ship costs one way.
    • Payment Options
      We use TravelPay to process credit cards as it is recommended by AFTA (The Australian Federation of Travel Agents) as it provides protection in the event of supplier insolvency.

      Credit Card Customer Payment Link enter this link into your browser: pay.travelpay.com.au/AUSTC

      If paying via the Customer Payment Link, please ensure you complete all fields and ensure you enter the correct Trip Reference Number, so we can identify your payment. Remember that ‘TravelPay’ will appear on your credit card statement.

      Credit card surcharges will apply when paying by credit card. We accept all credit cards and relevant credit card fee is applied when processing: Mastercard – 1.30%, Visa – 1.50%, American Express – 2.20%, Diners Card – 2.75%, International Credit Cards – 3.25%

      Direct Deposit payments take up to 3 business days to process. Please notify your consultant of your payment once it has been processed.

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      Reference: Trip Number

      BSB: 062-504    Account: 1066 1268

      International Direct Deposit: Add $25 for bank fees

      SWIFT or BIC CODE: CTBAAU2S

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      Travel Insurance

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