Starting off in relaxing Launceston, this tour will take you all the way down to Hobart via the East Coast of the island state. Known for it's comfortable temperatures, leave the mainland's desert behind and breath in the fresh air of the Bay of Fires and beautiful Wineglass Bay. Take a visit back in time to the historic towns of Ross and Port Arthur. You'll be sleeping in dorm share accommodation during the tour.
MAY-SEP - Wed
|Vehicle||Mini Bus / Coaster|
|Start||Launceston @ 07.30 am|
|Finish||Hobart @ 18:30|
Our journey begins this morning as we make tracks to the East Coast and the beautiful Bay of Fires. Here we can stretch our legs with some quality time to enjoy this highly recommended coastal region (Lonely Planet's must see for 2009). The beaches are gleaming and the water inviting. Perhaps a swim (conditions permitting) Enjoy Tasmania's most scenic coastal drive from St Helen's to Bicheno. This evening you can join a guided viewing of the Little Penguins (optional in season)as they return to their rookeries on the edges of this seaside village.
** Please refer the Cancellation Policy in the Notes
An early start means we are the first to the lookout, beating the crowds and the heat for that postcard photo of Wineglass Bay. Relax on the secluded beach of or choose the more challenging Mt Amos or Hazzards Beach walk for your mornings Freycinet experience. This afternoon we take a break at the picturesque historical village of Ross. Sample the local Ross Bakery fare or check out the convict built bridge. Come face to face with the iconic Tassie Devil as we make a stop at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary to meet these now endangered native animals as well as some others unique to Tasmania. A short drive returns us to Hobart.
Overnight: Hobart (Breakfast)
Start the day with a quick look at Australia's best preserved colonial village of Richmond before heading south for magnificent views of the Tasman Peninsula and some features of the Tasman National Park. Explore Tasmania's ruthless convict past today at the World Heritage Listed - Port Arthur Historic Site (guided walk and harbour cruise included). Rich in visual history, here we learn of the chilling realities of life as a convict amid the restored sandstone prison buildings and preserved ruins. (Breakfast)
Cancellation Policy For This Tour