7 Day Tassie Getaway Tour from Launceston to Hobart

7 Day Tassie Getaway Tour from Launceston to Hobart - TouringSome landscapes you can’t help falling in love with. The East Coast of Tasmania is one. The air is cleaner, water purer, characters larger, food and wine fresher – discover it all on this Launceston to Hobart tour. Enjoy slurping oysters at Wineglass Bay, sipping pinot fireside in Hobart, and licking lavender ice-cream in Bridestowe. Appreciate some of Australia’s oldest histories here, in convict settlements or at Freycinet’s beachside Aboriginal middens.

Day 1 Welcome to Launceston

This evening meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers at a Welcome Reception followed by dinner at your hotel.

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston
Included Meals: Dinner with Wine

Day 2 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.

Hotel: Freycinet Lodge, 2 nights
Included Meals: Dinner with Wine, Breakfast

Day 3 Wineglass Bay Cruise

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.

Included Meals: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Day 4 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 and checking into your hotel. Enjoy an afternoon and evening at leisure

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart , (Harbour View Room), 3 nights
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 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. This evening is yours at leisure.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 Hobart Free Time

Today is your day! Free to explore all that Australia’s most southern capital has to offer. So 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.

Included Meals: Farewell Dinner, Breakfast

Day 7 Farewell from Hobart

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

Included Meals: Breakfast

Tour Highlights

Local Connection
Witness wild Freycinet Peninsula on a cruise with your Tassie captain, dropping anchor in Wineglass Bay to admire nature at its finest.

Insider Knowledge
Your Tour Director is practically a Hobart local, and will point you in the direction of restaurants, bars and sights during downtime.

Cultural Immersion
Port Arthur’s convict heritage comes to life on a revealing historian-led tour around this important site.

Sustainable Footprints
Your holiday supports projects to plant native flora across Tassie, ensuring the state stays wild and wonderful.

Tour Includes

• Specialist team of two highly experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
• 1 UNESCO World Heritage Site – Port Arthur Convict Site
• Centrally located premium hotels
• Meals as outlined in itinerary (6 Full breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 3 Dinners with wine, 1 Farewell Dinner)


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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2022 - 2023 season. The 2022 - 2023 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2022 - 31st March 2023. The 2023 - 2024 season rates commence on the 1st April 2023.


Due to the ongoing and evolving nature of Covid-19 restrictions and the unpredictable impact it is having on bookings we have temporarily ceased taking new reservations for this package. If you have a gift voucher that you would like to redeem please contact us and we will be happy to check availability.

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