3 Day Launceston to Hobart Tour

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3 highlights of Tasmania in just 3 different day tours. We combine the very best of our day tours to bring you 3 days of amazing highlights, scenery, wildlife and huge fun days exploring Tasmania with our awesome guides.

3 Day Launceston to Hobart Tour
From$385 aud

Group booking discount

Tour Highlights

  • Cradle Mountain National Park (5+ hours)
  • A variety of short walks all fully guided
  • Dove Lake Walk or the longer Marionís Lookout
  • Sheffield, township of 30+ murals
  • Ashgrove Cheese, Seven Sheds Brewery (time permitting)
  • East Coast Natureworld
  • Freycinet National Park (3+ hours)
  • Wineglass Bay Lookout
  • Cape Tourville short walk and lookout
  • Honeymoon Bay & Sleepy Bay
  • Kate's Berry Farm
  • Waterfall Bay Cliff Top Walk
  • Pirateís Bay Lookout, Tasman Arch, Devils Kitchen, Doo Town
  • Port Arthur Historic Site (4hrs)
  • Guided Walk & Harbour Cruise
  • Federation Chocolate Factory
  • Richmond Historic Village
  • Hobart City Lookout

Tour Info

Code BBB-L3
Style
  • Short Break
Duration 3 Days
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Note

With no accommodation $375.

Multi shared Hostel or Motel en suite accommodation upgrades are available.

Vehicle Mini Bus
Suitability Open Age
Start Launceston @ 07.30 am
Finish Hobart @ 06.30 pm
Travel Insurance Required

Departs: Launceston 7.30am

Returns: Launceston 7.00pm

Overnight: Launceston (accommodation by own arrangement)

Description: Cradle Mountain National Park is an area of world famous scenery with a huge variety of walking trails to choose from. With around 5 hours of time to spend in the National Park we leave our walking itinerary flexible to suit our guests and the weather conditions on the day. Experience ancient rainforests, alpine heaths, glacial lakes, rugged mountains and some of Tasmania's iconic wildlife. We depart Launceston and travel via Sheffield, the town of murals, arriving at Cradle Mountain ready to tackle the walking tracks. For our major walk for the day, you can choose between the Dove Lake Circuit (6km track around 2 hours return walk), or for the more challenging head for loftier heights and spectacular views to Marion's Lookout (2.5 hours return walk). Enjoy your lunch relaxing in this scenic National Par and keep any eye out for the local and plentiful Wombats. Our return to Launceston takes us via Ashgrove Cheese Factory where you can sample the local flavours or enjoy a delicious locally made ice-cream. We return into Launceston around 6.30-7.00pm.

(Bring your luggage today!)

Departs: Launceston 7.30am,

Returns: Hobart 7.00pm

Overnight: Hobart (accommodation by own arrangement)

Description: Wineglass Bay has been voted many times amongst the top beaches of the world. A perfect crescent shape, stunning colours and dazzling white sand make this one of Tasmania's "not to be missed" locations. Wineglass Bay is nestled in the Freycinet National Park on the East Coast of Tasmania. One of Tasmania's first National Parks this is a coastal area rich in stunning landscapes. Pink granite mountains form the backdrop for secluded bays, pristine waters, white sandy beaches, local wildlife and walking trails.

We travel from Hobart heading east then following the coastline north. We travel through the seaside towns of Orford and Swansea as we make our way along the East Coast of Tasmania heading towards Freycinet National Park. On arrival at Freycinet we walk as a group to the Wineglass Bay Lookout where your guide will help you take those sought after photographs. Enjoy the moment and take in the rewarding and world famous view after your walk uphill. The walk to Wineglass Bay Lookout is one of the Great Short Walks of Tasmania and usually takes around 1 -1.5 hours and is a 1.3 km walk each way. The walk to the Lookout being an uphill walk and then downhill on the return leg.

From the Lookout you have the option to return to the start of the walk with our tour guide, or for the keen walkers you can choose to spend the rest of your time completing the walk down to Wineglass beach (2.5 hr return). Feel the famous sand between your toes, enjoy a lunch break or take a swim in this beautiful setting. The choice is yours.

If you choose to travel with our guide, we will explore more of the National Park and visit Honeymoon Bay, Sleepy Bay and Cape Tourville lookout and Great Short Walk.

After a very full 4-5 hours at Freycinet National Park you will then continue your journey onto Launceston. We have a brief stop in Ross Historic Village along the way.

We drop you to your Launceston accommodation around 6.30-7.00pm

Departs: Hobart at 7.30am, Returns: Hobart 6.00pm

Overnight: Hobart ( after the tour finishing)

Description: Join us for a fun and action packed day out on the Tasman Peninsula. Explore, discover and learn with our guides as we enjoy a variety of activities, walks, sightseeing and much more. The Tasman Peninsula is home to Australia's highest sea cliffs. We experience the drama and magnificence of these with a visit to Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen before beginning a short, easy but incredibly stunning cliff top walk via Paterson's Arch to Waterfall Bay. We believe this is the perfect introduction to the area and an invigorating way to begin our day.

As we enter the Port Arthur Historic Site, there is a wealth of information and history to take in and you will have ample time to explore and discover the nooks and crannies with around 4 hours on site. Your entry includes a complimentary Harbour Cruise around the Isle of the Dead and a guided walking tour with one of the Site's expert guides. Feel the sense of isolation experienced by the convicts in this "inescapable prison", discover the grim and violent history of the early Australian Penal system. Walk through the main penitentiary; see the solitary confinement cells and many more buildings in this World Heritage open air museum.

On the journey back to Hobart we stop briefly to sample some amazing chocolate flavours at the Federation Chocolate Factory and then we enjoy a short stop at the beautiful historic township of Richmond Village with time to meander the streets and walk across Australia's oldest bridge still in use - a convict built sandstone bridge, reported to be haunted!

Last but not least, before we re-enter Hobart we stop for a fabulous view of Hobart and Mt. Wellington from a local lookout. A picturesque way to return to the city.

We drop you back to your accommodation around 6.00pm. (Airport Drop Offs are available on this departure, on request via our office)

Inclusion

  • National Park entrance fees
  • Wildlife park entrance fees
  • Professional guides & interpretative walks
  • Small, friendly groups
  • CBD Hotel/Hostel pick up and drop off
  • Airport drop off’s on request

What to bring

  • Sensible shoes for walking
  • A variety of warm & weatherproof clothing
  • Hat & Sunscreen
  • Large water bottle, snacks, lunch (or buy it on the day)
  • Camera
  • Sense of adventure
  • On day 2: Bring all your luggage!( 15 kg soft bag + soft day pack bag)

Note

  • We recommend arriving the night before you wish to begin your Big 3 Tour.
  • Meals are not provided, however, there are plenty of opportunities to stop for lunch and snacks on each tour to suit your taste and budget, or you can bring your own.
  • Book your own accommodation of choice to suit your budget and style.  We will pick up and drop off to your Hobart/Launceston CBD accommodation.
  • Airport drop off available on prior arrangement on the return of Day 3 tour.
  • For flexible departure day options or non consecutive tour day options please contact are friendly office team.
  • This tour is also available departing from Hobart (finish in Launceston).

Accommodation

We can book for a courtesy accommodation for 2 nights with extra coast.

  • Multishared Accommodation in a hostel.
  • Twin or Single room in a hostel with shared or ensuite room
  • Twin or Single Motel/ Hotel ensuite room 

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