Tasmania in 14 Days

DAY 1   Pick Up From Launceston Airport

  • Your tour starts at the small historic village of Ellendale for something to eat and good coffee....before I take you to Launceston and a short city tour
  • You can enjoy a few short walk in the Cataract Gorge and also enjoy a ride on the oldest and longest single spanned chairlift in the world.
  • Your night’s accommodation will be in Launceston

Day 2   

  • Today you travel through historic small towns of Westbury and Carrick across to Deloraine and onto Cradle Mouuntain.
  • On the way we will stop at the Silk and Yarn Museum in Deloraine - If you wish we can stop off at small boutique winery called the Three Willows to taste a few local wines.  You can purchase some wine to have with your lunch at  41 degrees south a smoked salmon and ginseng farm if you like.
  • It's then onto Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary to join a great tour and learn all about the Tasmanian Devil and other wildlife. You get to feed the wallabies here and sometimes get to hold the very cute and adorable wombat missy
  • We will then make our way through  Paradise Valley beautiful dairy and beef farming area of Tasmania to Cradle Mountain for your night's accommodation

Day 3    

  • Today we make our way into CradleMountain NP to enjoy  a few different walks the main one being the 2-3 hr walk around Dove Lake (weather dependant)
  • There is also a great little museum of Gustov Weindorfer who was thefounder of the national park here and a great interpretation centre for you to  have a look at.
  • Your night’s accommodation would in Cradle Mountain

Day 4

  • We will make our way down through Tulla an old timber and Hydro town back in the early 1900’s with some spectacular scenery and maybe a coffee stop  at The Tulla lakeside Lodge situated on Lake Roseberry
  • We will then visit Zeehan an old silver mining area and an  amazing museum for you to amble through including the Gaiety Theatre where Houdini perfomed here in the late 1800’s
  • Our next stop is Strahan where your night’s accommodation will be.

Day 5

  • Today you will join Heritage Cruises for a trip on the Gordon River and hear the intriguing story of Macquarie Harbour and its settlement;
  • Passage through Hells Gates the narrow entrance to Macquarie Harbour named by the convicts on the way to Sarah Island.     
  • Enjoy a beautiful gourmet lunch freshly prepared on board - includes smoked salmon, cold meats, a selection of salads, fresh fruit, Tasmanian cheeses and local bakery bread rolls.
  • Plenty of time in the afternoon to take a stroll around this  picturesque seaside town.
  • Your night’s accommodation will be in Strahan

Day 6

  • Today we will make our way down to Hobart through Queenstown an old mining town known as back in the 1800’s...as ”Copper City”...The Moonscape
  • We will call into the Derwent Bridge Hotel for lunch before I take you out for a short walk to Lake St Clair the deepest lake in Australia
  • Enjoy Greg Duncan's famous Wall in the Wilderness - the history of the Pioneer Days of Tasmania carved in Huon Pine and other various Huon carvings
  • On our way we will call in to Tarraleah Hydro Village to view the hydro-electric penstocks that plunge over 546 metres down below with spectacular views across the valley
  • Your night’s accommodation would be at Westerway.

Day 7

  • We drive up to Lake Dobson in Mt Field NP to enjoy a short boardwalk in, an arctic wilderness where Giant Pandanii thrive from millions of years ago.
  • On our way down, you can enjoy a longer walk (45 minutes), and can take the big tree walk passing over 75 metre tall hardwood pines and Blackwood, Sassafras and Myrtle through the park. (Our native forests) You will also have the opportunity to view both the spectacular 'Horseshoe' and 'Russell Falls' (there are a few steps down).
  • We would stop off at the Possum Shed Art Gallery and Cafe at quaint Westerway
  • Hobart is our next destination  via New Norfolk passing old apple orchards and Bushy Park where our main hop area lies.
  • Your night’s accommodation will be Hobart

Day 8 

  • Your experience of Tasmania would not be complete without a trip through the beautiful Huon Valley.
  • We would make our way down south stopping off the quiet seaside and scenic village of Franklin. Here you will visit the Wooden Boat Centre which has interpretive displays presenting the history of wooden boats and boatbuilding in Tasmania, aspects of the techniques of wooden boatbuilding, some of the background of the school, timbers and tools used in boatbuilding.
  • Our next stop is Geeveston for lunch at the Southern design centre where local artisans are at work and Tasmanian timber furniture crafted on site.
  • We will travel on to Ida Bay and jump on board the 14km return train trip passing through bushland, wild flowers and scenic water views to Deep Hole. This is the last remaining bush railway in Australia and is steeped in history. 
  • We will then return to Hobart via the picturesque fruit growing area of Cygnet and Cradoc.
  • Your night’s accommodation will be back in Hobart. 

Day 9    

  • We will leave Hobart and travel up through the East Coast to Freycinet National park
  • We will stop  off at Kates Berry farm along the way for coffee/tea and to sample her various produce
  • There  is also time to stop off at many of the fine wineries along the way
  • On the way into Freycinet I will stop off at friendly Beaches for a short walk ou with some lovely views of the pristine beaches here
  • Also we can stop off at the Freycinet Marine farm where you can try local oysters or scallops depending on what they have in on the day
  • Your night’s accommodation will be in a Freycinet

Day 10     

  • We will make our way into the  Freycinet National Park
  • There are quite a few options of walks here depending on how bigger walk you wish to do - including the Wineglass Bay lookout and down to the beach.
  • I also drive people up to the Lighthouse at Cape Tourville with sweeping views of the coastline
  • We  will then make our way down to Little Swanport  for your night's accommodation.

Day 11       

  • Today we will set off for the Tasman Peninsula stopping off at Dunalley a small fishing village which is struggling back after the devastating bush fires that hit this gorgeous seaside village. We will stop at the Dunalley Waterfront cafe and Gallery where they have a great photography collection and local art and craft. Great coffee....as well!
  • You will then enjoy a visit to Port Arthur Hstoric Site where you will enjoy a short interpreted tour of what our convict history was all about. 
  • I will then take you to Remarkable Cave with panoramic views out to Cape Raoul.
  • Your accommodation will be at the Tasman Peninsula with magnificent views out to the Tasman Sea and also just above the Tessellated Pavement

Day 12   

  • Join an eco cruise down to Tasman Island passing huge 300 metre cliff faces, exploring caves, lots of seals hopefully dolphins and albatross as well
  • I will then take you to the Blow Hole, Devils Kitchen and the Tessellated Pavement – all these areas show the amazing dolerite cliffs and formations formed over 70 million years ago. 
  • We will then travel back to Richmond for your night's accommodation.

Day 13

  • Today you can spend relaxing and wandering around this beautiful Georgian Village of Richmond – lots of art and craft shops here and of course the oldest gaol and bridge in Australia as well as the oldest operating Catholic Church
  • There are also many wineries here to explore if you wish or you may want me to take you into MONA - our latest icon Museum of New and Old Art
  • Your night's accommodation in Richmond

Day 14   

I would take you to the Airport for your flight out

Cost for this trip will be

$5261 each for 2 Persons

$3474 each for 4 persons

 

Please note that all prices include GST

Quotes given for other numbers

This includes:

Personal Guide /driver/fuel for 14 days offering flexibility while touring

13 Nights Accommodation 4-5 star rooms with ensuite 14 x breakfasts

Gourmet Lunch                                                

Entrance into Wall in the Wilderness

Eco Cruise Tasman Peninsula

Gordon River Cruise

Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary Tour

National Park Passes

Wooden Boat Centre Entrance

Port Arthur Tour

                                                    Ida Bay Railway                                                  

Airport Transfers

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Bay of Fires Cradle Mountain

DAY 1   Pick Up From Launceston Airport

 

  • Your tour starts at the small historic village of Ellendale for something to eat and good coffee....before I take you to Launceston and a short city tour
  • You can enjoy a few short walk in the Cataract Gorge and also enjoy a ride on the oldest and longest single spanned chairlift in the world.
  • Your night’s accommodation will be in Launceston

Day 2   

  • Today you travel through historic small towns of Westbury and Carrick across to Deloraine and onto Cradle Mouuntain.
  • On the way we will stop at the Silk and Yarn Museum in Deloraine - If you wish we can stop off at small boutique winery called the Three Willows to taste a few local wines.  You can purchase some wine to have with your lunch at  41 degrees south a smoked salmon and ginseng farm if you like.
  • It's then onto Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary to join a great tour and learn all about the Tasmanian Devil and other wildlife. You get to feed the wallabies here and sometimes get to hold the very cute and adorable wombat missy
  • We will then make our way through  Paradise Valley beautiful dairy and beef farming area of Tasmania to Cradle Mountain for your night's accommodation

Day 3    

  • Today we make our way into CradleMountain NP to enjoy  a few different walks the main one being the 2-3 hr walk around Dove Lake (weather dependant)
  • There is also a great little museum of Gustov Weindorfer who was thefounder of the national park here and a great interpretation centre for you to  have a look at.
  • Your night’s accommodation would in Cradle Mountain

Day 4

  • We will make our way down through Tulla an old timber and Hydro town back in the early 1900’s with some spectacular scenery and maybe a coffee stop  at The Tulla lakeside Lodge situated on Lake Roseberry
  • We will then visit Zeehan an old silver mining area and an  amazing museum for you to amble through including the Gaiety Theatre where Houdini perfomed here in the late 1800’s
  • Our next stop is Strahan where your night’s accommodation will be.

Day 5

  • Today you will join Heritage Cruises for a trip on the Gordon River and hear the intriguing story of Macquarie Harbour and its settlement;
  • Passage through Hells Gates the narrow entrance to Macquarie Harbour named by the convicts on the way to Sarah Island.     
  • Enjoy a beautiful gourmet lunch freshly prepared on board - includes smoked salmon, cold meats, a selection of salads, fresh fruit, Tasmanian cheeses and local bakery bread rolls.
  • Plenty of time in the afternoon to take a stroll around this  picturesque seaside town.
  • Your night’s accommodation will be in Strahan

Day 6

  • Today we will make our way down to Hobart through Queenstown an old mining town known as back in the 1800’s...as ”Copper City”...The Moonscape
  • We will call into the Derwent Bridge Hotel for lunch before I take you out for a short walk to Lake St Clair the deepest lake in Australia
  • Enjoy Greg Duncan's famous Wall in the Wilderness - the history of the Pioneer Days of Tasmania carved in Huon Pine and other various Huon carvings
  • On our way we will call in to Tarraleah Hydro Village to view the hydro-electric penstocks that plunge over 546 metres down below with spectacular views across the valley
  • Your night’s accommodation would be at Westerway.

Day 7

  • We drive up to Lake Dobson in Mt Field NP to enjoy a short boardwalk in, an arctic wilderness where Giant Pandanii thrive from millions of years ago.
  • On our way down, you can enjoy a longer walk (45 minutes), and can take the big tree walk passing over 75 metre tall hardwood pines and Blackwood, Sassafras and Myrtle through the park. (Our native forests) You will also have the opportunity to view both the spectacular 'Horseshoe' and 'Russell Falls' (there are a few steps down).
  • We would stop off at the Possum Shed Art Gallery and Cafe at quaint Westerway
  • Hobart is our next destination  via New Norfolk passing old apple orchards and Bushy Park where our main hop area lies.
  • Your night’s accommodation will be Hobart

Day 8 

  • Your experience of Tasmania would not be complete without a trip through the beautiful Huon Valley.
  • We would make our way down south stopping off the quiet seaside and scenic village of Franklin. Here you will visit the Wooden Boat Centre which has interpretive displays presenting the history of wooden boats and boatbuilding in Tasmania, aspects of the techniques of wooden boatbuilding, some of the background of the school, timbers and tools used in boatbuilding.
  • Our next stop is Geeveston for lunch at the Southern design centre where local artisans are at work and Tasmanian timber furniture crafted on site.
  • We will travel on to Ida Bay and jump on board the 14km return train trip passing through bushland, wild flowers and scenic water views to Deep Hole. This is the last remaining bush railway in Australia and is steeped in history. 
  • We will then return to Hobart via the picturesque fruit growing area of Cygnet and Cradoc.
  • Your night’s accommodation will be back in Hobart. 

Day 9    

  • We will leave Hobart and travel up through the East Coast to Freycinet National park
  • We will stop  off at Kates Berry farm along the way for coffee/tea and to sample her various produce
  • There  is also time to stop off at many of the fine wineries along the way
  • On the way into Freycinet I will stop off at friendly Beaches for a short walk ou with some lovely views of the pristine beaches here
  • Also we can stop off at the Freycinet Marine farm where you can try local oysters or scallops depending on what they have in on the day
  • Your night’s accommodation will be in a Freycinet

Day 10     

  • We will make our way into the  Freycinet National Park
  • There are quite a few options of walks here depending on how bigger walk you wish to do - including the Wineglass Bay lookout and down to the beach.
  • I also drive people up to the Lighthouse at Cape Tourville with sweeping views of the coastline
  • We  will then make our way down to Little Swanport  for your night's accommodation.

Day 11       

  • Today we will set off for the Tasman Peninsula stopping off at Dunalley a small fishing village which is struggling back after the devastating bush fires that hit this gorgeous seaside village. We will stop at the Dunalley Waterfront cafe and Gallery where they have a great photography collection and local art and craft. Great coffee....as well!
  • You will then enjoy a visit to Port Arthur Hstoric Site where you will enjoy a short interpreted tour of what our convict history was all about. 
  • I will then take you to Remarkable Cave with panoramic views out to Cape Raoul.
  • Your accommodation will be at the Tasman Peninsula with magnificent views out to the Tasman Sea and also just above the Tessellated Pavement

Day 12   

  • Join an eco cruise down to Tasman Island passing huge 300 metre cliff faces, exploring caves, lots of seals hopefully dolphins and albatross as well
  • I will then take you to the Blow Hole, Devils Kitchen and the Tessellated Pavement – all these areas show the amazing dolerite cliffs and formations formed over 70 million years ago. 
  • We will then travel back to Richmond for your night's accommodation.

Day 13

  • Today you can spend relaxing and wandering around this beautiful Georgian Village of Richmond – lots of art and craft shops here and of course the oldest gaol and bridge in Australia as well as the oldest operating Catholic Church
  • There are also many wineries here to explore if you wish or you may want me to take you into MONA - our latest icon Museum of New and Old Art
  • Your night's accommodation in Richmond

Day 14      I would take you to the Airport for your flight out

Cost for this trip will be

 

$5261 each for 2 Persons

$3474 each for 4 persons

 

Please note that all prices include GST

Quotes given for other numbers

This includes:

Personal Guide /driver/fuel for 14 days offering flexibility while touring

13 Nights Accommodation 4-5 star rooms with ensuite 14 x breakfasts

Gourmet Lunch                                                

Entrance into Wall in the Wilderness

Eco Cruise Tasman Peninsula

Gordon River Cruise

Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary Tour

National Park Passes

Wooden Boat Centre Entrance

Port Arthur Tour

Ida Bay Railway                                                  

Airport Transfers

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