Tassie Getaway


Tasmania’s East Coast, with its secluded bays, pink granite mountains and pristine sandy beaches, offers a unique Australian coastal experience.

Members from: $2,935 P.P Twin ShareNon-members from: $2,995 P.P Twin ShareSolo traveller from: $3,885

  • Type

    Escorted Touring

  • Destination

    Australia

  • Supplier

    AAT Kings

  • Booking Code

    TLHH

  • Departs

    Multiple departures available. Enquire for more details.


Includes


  • Quality accommodation

  • Travel by luxury coach

  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide


Tasmania’s East Coast, with its secluded bays, pink granite mountains and pristine sandy beaches, offers a unique Australian coastal experience. See beautiful Wineglass Bay and Freycinet National Park, taste lavender ice cream at Bridestowe Lavender Estate.

Why you'll love this trip:

  • Wander fields of lavender, tasting lavender ice cream
  • Discover Freycinet and Wineglass Bay by boat
  • Discover hidden convict-built townships
  • Be immersed into the region with five local guides


LOCAL CONNECTION

Meet the growers at a lavender estate, hear about the region on a cruise of the Freycinet Peninsula.

INSIDER KNOWLEDGE

Enjoy free time exploring Hobart with plenty of insider knowledge and help from your Travel Director.


CULTURAL IMMERSION

Delve deep into historic Port Arthur with your private interpretive tour, guided by a local historian.


SUSTAINABLE FOOTPRINTS

Support the environment and local ecosystem by helping volunteers pot native plants at a not-for-profit nursery.


Itinerary


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: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

Day 3 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.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, 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 towards Hobart, you’ll stop in picturesque Oatlands for a bite to eat before taking part in an 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 that encourages locals to grow native plants in their gardens instead of imports. Later today check in to your hotel and enjoy an afternoon and evening at leisure.

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart , 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, celebrate your holiday with your fellow travellers at a Farewell Dinner in one of Hobart's popular restaurants.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 6 Hobart

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!

Included Meals: 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


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Disclaimer


Prices are quoted in Australian Dollars, include GST and compulsory taxes where applicable and supersede all prices previously advertised. Please check the exact price of your tour at the time of paying balance. Airfares are based on the most direct route and are subject to class availability and any new Government taxes. Group concessions for five or more adults are available. Rail prices are subject to change from time to time. All prices are valid subject to Government, hotel, fuel surcharges and currency fluctuations. Children 5 to 15 years are entitled to the child discount off the adult coach content price on First Choice or Best Buys Guided Holidays plus relevant air, rail or sea price (unless stipulated otherwise). Concession Card Holders: Prices apply to all Australian and New Zealand pensioners and Seniors Card holders (refer to each price box for discount amount); however discounted rail prices are only available where Australian Pensioner Concession Card is produced.