Tassie’s Parks & Nature


On Tasmania’s West Coast discover Russell Falls, the dark waters of the Gordon River, and the pristine beauty of Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair.

Members from: $2,779 P.PNon-members from: $2,835 P.PSolo traveller from: $3,505

  • Type

    Escorted Touring

  • Destination

    Australia

  • Supplier

    AAT Kings

  • Booking Code

    THHL

  • Departs

    Multiple departures available. Enquire for more details.

  • Company

    AAT Kings


Includes


  • Explore Hobart’s city sights

  • Discover Salamanca Market

  • Visit spectacular Russell Falls

  • Lunch cruise on the Gordon River

  • Hike by Dove Lake at Cradle Mountain

  • Explore the town of Sheffield

  • Indulge in local cheese at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm

  • Visit Hellyers Road Distillery for Whisky Walk

  • Savour Tassie’s food and wine at Josef Chromy


On Tasmania’s West Coast discover Russell Falls, the dark waters of the Gordon River, and the pristine beauty of Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair. Visit historic Hobart and riverside Launceston in the north. The island state’s artisan produce is justly famous – enjoy delicious gourmet cheeses and elegant cool-climate wines.

Day 1 Welcome to Hobart

Begin your exploration of the beautiful island of Tasmania with a tour of its capital. Get to know your travelling companions tonight at a Welcome Reception and dinner.

Day 2 Salamanca Market

A free day to enjoy the colour and action of Salamanca Market. Explore the market stalls, wander through the historic sandstone warehouses discovering innovative Tasmanian arts and crafts and delight in the taste and aroma of freshly baked goods and local produce.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 Hobart – Strahan

Join your Travel Director this morning for a stroll through lush rainforest to the tiered falls of picturesque Russell Falls. Continue to iconic Lake St. Clair before travelling on to see The Wall in the Wilderness, a monumental hand-carved sculpture depicting a series of scenes that commemorate those who have shaped the area’s past and present. Pass through the eerie moonscape of the mining town of Queenstown before reaching the coastal town of Strahan.

Hotel: Strahan Village
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 4 Strahan – Cradle Mountain

A highlight today is your cruise on the spectacular Gordon River. Stop at Sarah Island for an insight into a relic of Tasmania’s convict history. See Hells Gates, the treacherous entrance to the Macquarie Harbour and Heritage Landing, site of the 2,000 year old Huon Pine. Travel through the old towns of Rosebery and Tullah as you make your way to your hotel set on the edge of sensational Cradle Mountain National Park.

Hotel: Cradle Mountain Hotel, 2 nights
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Cradle Mountain

This morning, marvel at the beauty of Cradle Mountain National Park on a guided tour. Then, join your Travel Director for a walk by Dove Lake, maybe talking your time to meander back to your hotel along the purpose built boardwalk through the alpine heathlands. For a more challenging hike, head to Marion’s Lookout and return via Wombat Pool.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 6 Cradle Mountain – Launceston

After breakfast, take a walk with a local expert through the Hellyers Road Whisky Distillery in Burnie. 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. Travel through the Meander Valley to Launceston.

Hotel: Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 7 Farewell from Launceston

See Launceston’s magnificent Cataract Gorge before taking a scenic drive through rolling hills for a private Be My Guest lunch and wine-tasting at Josef Chromy Wines. The views from the surrounding vineyards and lakes provide an idyllic location to enjoy tasting some of the estate-grown cool climate wines and tucking into some fresh local Tasmanian produce. After lunch, say farewell to your newfound friends as your holiday comes to an end this afternoon.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest lunch


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