6 Day Tassie Wilderness Icons Tour

6 Day Tassie Wilderness Icons Tour - TouringTassie’s western wilderness will take your breath away and leave you inspired and refreshed. You’ll be awestruck by the natural landscapes of Russell Falls, the Gordon River, Cradle Mountain National park and the ‘Nut’ at Stanley, and you’ll have the chance to meet local producers and delight in their cheese and wine.

Tour by luxury air-conditioned coach with 2-door access, restroom, seatbelts, reclining seats and panoramic windows. Tour with an experienced, professional Tour Director and Tour Driver.

Day 1: Welcome to Hobart

Transfer from Hobart Airport to your hotel for check-in, where you’ll then take an afternoon tour of Hobart. Your orientation takes in Battery Point, Salamanca Place, the Botanic Gardens, Constitution Dock, and Mt. Nelson for incredible views overlooking Hobart. Tonight you will meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a welcome dinner with fabulous views of Hobart.

Hotel: Wrest Point, Hobart

Included Meals: Dinner


Day 2: Hobart - Queenstown

This morning you head west to New Norfolk and the magnificent Mt. Field National Park. Tasmania’s oldest National Park is the location of the spectacular three-tiered waterfall, Russell Falls, which is surrounded by towering swamp gums. You’ll then take the winding journey to Queenstown, along the rainforest bordered road of World Heritage protected Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park – a magnificent part of the world.

Hotel: West Coaster Motel, Queenstown

Included Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 3: Gordon River Cruise - Cradle Mountain

A spectacular Gordon River cruise is the highlight today. You’ll be awestruck by the beauty of the dark waters, stained amber by buttongrass tannins, reflecting the untouched wilderness. Stop at Sarah Island for insight into Tasmania’s lesser known convict history, the Macquarie Harbour Penal Settlement. See Hell’s Gate and Heritage Landing, site of the 2,000 year old Huon Pine. Pass the towns of Rosebery and Tullah as you travel to your hotel on the boundary of sensational Cradle Mountain National Park.

Hotel: Cradle Mountain Hotel

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Cradle Mountain - Smithton

This morning it’s time to explore the inspiring beauty of Cradle Mountain National Park. We’ll take you to gorgeous Dove Lake for spectacular views of Cradle Mountain – make sure the camera’s charged, this is a scenic highlight, and the air – there’s none fresher! You’re likely to spot Bennetts wallabies, echidnas and pademelons grazing through the alpine heathlands. Picture rolling green hills and Friesian cows – this afternoon you’ll think you’re in a butter commercial as you make your way past Table Cape, home of tulips, for views of Bass Strait, the lighthouse and coastline. Picturesque Stanley is in your sights as you head west with a view of ‘the Nut’ and a chance to explore. Your final destination is Smithton.

Hotel: Tall Timbers, Smithton

Included Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 5: Smithton to Launceston

First up you’ll stop in Burnie for a guided tour of the Makers’ Workshop, a place that honours Burnie’s history, innovators and artists. Later, travel east along the coast through Penguin and Ulverstone then south to Sheffield for a wander through this town with its colourful wall paintings that adorn the town’s buildings. En route to Launceston you’ll visit Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm for a delicious afternoon tea featuring raspberries fresh as they come – yum!

Hotel: Best Western Plus Launceston

Included Meals: Breakfast


Day 6: Farewell from Launceston

This morning travel to Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre through the rolling hills and vineyards of the Tamar Valley. Beaconsfield has a long rich gold mining history. Your local guide will bring to life the mine’s extraordinary past and tell you of incredible engineering feats, the town’s heritage and the dramatic events of the 2006 rock fall and mine rescue. Your holiday concludes this afternoon. You will be transferred to Launceston Airport for your onward flight.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Tour Highlights

Hobart Sightseeing
Mt. Field National Park
View spectacular Russell Falls
Wall in the Wilderness sculpture
Cruise on the Gordon River
Cradle Mountain National Park
Dove Lake & Waldheim Chalet
Ashgrove Farm Cheese Factory
Visit Cataract Gorge
See a Tasmanian Devil

Departs

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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2020 - 2021 season. The 2020 - 2021 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2020 - 31st March 2021. The 2021 - 2022 season rates commence on the 1st April 2021.






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