This tour provides fantastic value for money for a 2 day Tasmanian experience, showcasing the two most important tourist sights in Tasmania. The stunning natural scenery of Tasmania's East Coast including the Freycinet National Park and the famous Wineglass Bay. The tour also takes you to the most renowned historical site in Australia at Port Arthur, a popular and highly visited destination in Tasmania.
Day 1: Port Arthur, Richmond & Tasman Peninsula
The tour commences with a visit to the famous Richmond Colonial Village, here you will have plenty of time to stroll around Australia's most historic town and its beautiful Georgian buildings, including the oldest bridge in Australia. Arriving at the Tasman Peninsula you will be able to see the magnificent ocean and coastal views from Pirates Bay Lookout, before heading to Eaglehawk Neck. There will be enough time for you to take a short walk on beautiful Egg Beach, where you can learn about the famous convict Dogline.
The tour then proceeds on to visit the fantastic natural attractions of Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen before arriving at the famous Port Arthur Historic Site, Tasmania's most visited destination. You will be given the maximum time to explore Port Arthur, visiting over 30 historic buildings, taking a harbour cruise, a walking tour to enhance the experience and examining the popular museum and theatre.
Before departing for Hobart the tour visits the stunning Remarkable Cave to appreciate the panoramic views from Maingon Bay Lookout. You may even be able to see a whale! You will learn all about the famous convicts in Tasmania on an onboard DVD presentation, complete with carefully crafted stories, old picture and moving footage.
On the way home, sit back on a modern air conditioned 13 seat bus and enjoy a movie on the DVD screens. You will then return back to your local accommation for the night.
Day 2: Wineglass Bay & Freycinet National Park
Today you will visit one of the best coastal areas in the world. Heading off towards the East Coast of Tasmania, the tour stops at the seaside towns of Swansea and Coles Bay before arriving at the Freycinet National Park. Freycinet National Park and its pink granite mountains will surround you all day, beautiful white beaches, secluded coves and the famous Wineglass Bay are all here ready for you to explore.
You will be given plenty of time to explore in the Freycinet National Park. You may choose to take a walk to the famous Wineglass Bay Lookout, explore Sleepy Bay or just relax on one of the beautiful beaches. Wineglass Bay has been voted one of the top 10 beaches in the world! Your experienced Tasmanian guide will make sure you have plenty of options to really enjoy your Wineglass Bay and Freycinet tour.
Late in the afternoon you will get to check out the fantastic Cape Tourville Lookout before the tour meanders its way home through the delightful seaside towns of the East Coast. This tour will show you world class coastal scenery, and is not to be missed!
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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2016 - 2017 season. The 2016 - 2017 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2016 to the 31st March 2017. The 2017 - 2018 season rates commence on the 1st April 2017.