6D5N TASSIE’S GATEWAY

Highlights: Bridestowe Lavender Estate Port Arthur Freycinet Hobart

  from RM 8,408/

Visit the best of Australia's outback with this tour to Tasmania. Here's where the iconic Cradle Mountain and Australia's famous bush treks - Overland Track lies. 

Besides Koala, Australia is renowned for the outback beauty that's not available elsewhere. The Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park is the best place to experience the Aussie outback. Here's where you catch a glimpse of the iconic Cradle Mountain, get up close and personal with the Tasmanian devil, and be amazed by the stunning views by Dove Lake. 

Launceston as the second major city of Tasmania is often described as a vibrant hub for food, wine, culture and nature. As one of Australia's oldest cities, here's where you can find the best-preserved early citiscapes with Colonial and Victorian architectural styles, as well as century-old parks. Tamar Valley offers not only beautiful landscape, but also produce award-winning wines that you gotta try it for yourself. 

Port Arthur is another place with historical significance as it was previously a convict settlement during the 18th and 19th century. Now, the prison has been converted into an open air museum that's open for visitors. For those with a strong heart, you can consider joining the ghost tour that's available during early evening. 

 

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Day 1

Welcome to Launceston

This evening meet your Travel Director at a Welcome Reception before embarking on your journey along Tasmania’s glorious east.

Day 2

Launceston - Freycinet (Breakfast & Dinner with wine)

Bridestowe Lavender Estate is your first stop today. It has been growing lavender since 1922 when a London perfumer planted lavender seeds from the French Alps on his family estate which he named after his wife’s birthplace in England. Try some of Bridestowe’s lavender products and treat yourself to their famous lavender icecream! Later, stop at the Legerwood Carved Memorial Trees planted in honour of fallen WWI soldiers. Then follow the picturesque east coast south to Freycinet National Park.

Day 3

Wineglass Bay Cruise (Breakfast ,Lunch & Dinner with wine)

Another highlight day awaits you! Start it with a drive through dry eucalypt forests to Cape Tourville for a walk that will reward you with stunning views of brilliant blue water, forest and golden beach as far as the eye can see. Experience the exquisite beauty of Wineglass Bay on a four-hour lunch cruise of the Freycinet Peninsula. The cruise will take you from the gentle shores of Coles Bay along the Freycinet coast beneath towering pink granite cliffs to one of the world’s best beaches. Anchored at Wineglass Bay, you’ll have the chance to absorb the beauty of the National Park and enjoy a gourmet Ploughman’s lunch.

Day 4

Freycinet - Hobart (Breakfast & Be My Guest Morning Tea)

Journey to historic Ross, considered the finest nineteenth century village in Australia. You must treat yourself to the self-proclaimed best scallop pie in Tasmania from one of the town’s town bakeries, or if you’ve got a sweet tooth, visit the other bakery for their famous vanilla slice! As you travel south through rich pastoral land towards Hobart, Anne Kernke, custodian of Shene Estate, welcomes you to a Be My Guest experience, as she hosts you a walking tour through the property’s stunning original buildings, true reflections of early Australian architecture and the colonial era. Anne will also invite you into her family home for morning tea, a selection of home-baked goodies. This afternoon choose an include Choice sightseeing experience - visit Australia’s largest privately funded museum, the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), with its eclectic mix of ancient, modern and contemporary art. From there, you’ll cruise back to Hobart on the MONA Roma ferry. Or spend your afternoon on a guided walking tour of Hobart with a local expert for an insight into its rugged history, people and places.

Day 5

Port Arthur(Breakfast & Farewell Dinner)

Today, explore the Port Arthur Historic Site, taking a cruise around the Isle of the Dead and a fascinating guided walk of the remains of Port Arthur’s infamous convict prison. There will also be time for you to wander the site at your leisure. On the drive back to Hobart, see the amazing natural rock formation of the craggy Tasman Arch, the Devil’s Kitchen and the Blowhole. This evening, mingle with your fellow travelers at a Farewell Dinner at one of Hobart’s fine restaurants.

Day 6

Farewell from Hobart (Breakfast)

Say farewell to your fellow travelers when your holiday comes to an end this morning after breakfast.

Your hotel options with ground arrangement

To see what is included with these prices read the 'what you get' box above and the itinerary.

Prices displayed are per person in MYR. Click on the hotel/room name for its description.

 

Hotel

Adult

 

Child (RM)

Single (RM)

Twin / Triple (RM)

     

Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

Freycinet Lodge

Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart

 

 

 

10,948

 

 

 

8,408

 

 

 

7,568

 

                     Departure dates:

Tour Start

Tour End

24 Oct 19

29 Oct 19

09 Jan 20

14 Jan 20

30 Jan 20

04 Feb 20

12 Mar 20

17 Mar 20

04 Apr 20

07 Apr20

Booking Period: 07OCT’19~14OCT’19 (minimum 2 adults to go)

Travel Period:  01OCT’19~02APR’20

 

Includes

  • 5 nights’ accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Return airport transfer
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Experienced Travel Director & Driver Guide

 

Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Return flight ticket

 

 

 

Peak season and public holiday surcharge may apply for certain dates.

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