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Private Gardens, Art & Taste of Tasmania with Bruny Island

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Private Gardens, Art & Taste of Tasmania with Bruny Island

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Our Price From 5,679 Per Person
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 Trip Length
9 Days
 Trip Starts
Launceston
 Trip Finishes
Hobart
9 Day Private Gardens, Art & Taste of Tasmania with Bruny Island Itinerary (APT)
Countries Explored: Australia
Our Price From 5,679 Per Person
Exclusive Savings 116 Per Person
 Trip Length
9 Days
 Trip Starts
Launceston
 Trip Finishes
Hobart
9 Day Private Gardens, Art & Taste of Tasmania with Bruny Island Itinerary (APT)
Countries Explored: Australia
Trip Operator:
Accommodation
4.5 - 5 Star
Max. Group Size
28
Trip Style
Botanica World Discovery
Trip Code
BTT09
Trip Operator:
Accommodation
4.5 - 5 Star
Max. Group Size
28
Trip Style
Botanica World Discovery
Trip Code
BTT09

Overview

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on APT's 9 Day Private Gardens, Art & Taste of Tasmania with Bruny Island. Experience Tasmania's botanical beauty with a botanic guide on a gourmet small group tour. Explore it's historic villages and private gardens while enjoying the state's art & music.
Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on APT's 9 Day Private Gardens, Art & Taste of Tasmania with Bruny Island. Spend nine days in Tasmania, exploring Salamanca Market, Bruny Island, MONA and the art collection of the Henry Jones Art Hotel. See Russell Falls, Epsom House and historic gardens.

Itinerary

Be picked up at the airport at 1pm or the hotel at 2pm. Enjoy a city tour which includes the beautiful Cataract Gorge. Afterwards, enjoy fine local produce and a glass of wine at a local winery before a Welcome Dinner at your hotel. Stay Three Nights: Launceston, Grand Chancellor Hotel (D)

Today visit the historic village of Evandale and enjoy a guided house tour of Woolmers Estate with time to explore the National Rose Garden. Later visit Brickendon Heritage Garden. (B)

Explore private gardens including Old Wesley Dale, a peaceful English garden abounding with hedges and walls, productive potage and lovely vistas drawing from borrowed natural landscapes. This evening enjoy a gourmet dinner at Stillwater Restaurant. (B/D)

Discover the delights of central Tasmania with a visit to a private garden near Launceston. Admire the cottage gardens in the historic towns of Oatlands and Richmond. At Ross, visit the convict-built bridge and view the township's cottage gardens before arriving in Hobart. Stay Five Nights: Hobart, Grand Chancellor Hotel (B/D)

After breakfast, visit Corinda House and admire the symmetrical parterres and box hedges. Explore the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. Afterwards, take a tour of The Henry Jones Hotel's private art collection. This evening, enjoy free time to explore Hobart. (B)

At Prospect Villa, wander amid ten garden rooms protected by 170-year-old walls. Visit Russell Falls in Mt Field National Park. Visit Epsom House, one of Australia's oldest houses. The property features many established trees including elms, cypress, cedar and eucalypts. Enjoy a special musical soirée during this evening's special dinner at Epsom House. (B/D)

Wander through Salamanca Market to see the local arts, crafts and produce on sale. Visit the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) Gallery, or try some delicacies at the Barilla Bay Oyster Farm. Enjoy an evening at leisure in Hobart to dine at one of the many restaurants close to your hotel. (B)

Spend a full day on Bruny Island, a gourmet food destination known for its stunning beauty and abundant wildlife. Sample local produce and take in the iconic views such as ‘The Neck' lookout before returning to Hobart this afternoon. (B/L)

Your tour concludes after breakfast this morning. Transfer to the airport for your flight. (B)

Be picked up at the airport at 1pm or the hotel at 2pm for a city tour of historic Launceston, known as Tasmania's ‘Garden City' for its numerous gardens and parks. We'll also see beautiful Cataract Gorge, found surprisingly close to the city centre. Afterwards, enjoy fine local produce and a glass of wine at a nearby winery before we reconvene for a Welcome Dinner at our hotel. Stay Three Nights: Launceston, Grand Chancellor Hotel or similar (D)

Today, visit the historic village of Evandale and enjoy a guided house tour of Woolmers Estate, which offers a unique and fascinating reflection of colonial life in Tasmania, while being one of the most historically significant heritage properties in Australia. We have time to explore the National Rose Garden before exploring Brickendon Heritage Garden, a magnificent family-owned farming estate offering a unique insight into Australia's colonial history. (B)

Explore two private gardens, including Old Wesley Dale, a peaceful English garden which abounds with hedges and walls, productive potager and lovely vistas drawing from borrowed natural landscapes. A ‘ha ha', walled topiary garden and conservatory all enhance the property's English-style garden theme. We will also make a stop at Ashgrove Cheese Factory to sample their locally made cheeses. This evening, enjoy a gourmet dinner at Stillwater Restaurant. (B/D)

Discover the delights of central Tasmania with a visit to a private garden near Launceston. Continue on to admire the cottage gardens in the historic towns of Oatlands and Richmond. Arriving in the town of Ross, we pause to view its convict-built bridge, as well as the township's cottage gardens, before making our way to Hobart. Stay Five Nights: Hobart, Grand Chancellor Hotel or similar (B/D)

After breakfast, visit the private garden of Corinda House and admire the symmetrical parterres and box hedges. Explore the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, a cool-climate garden with several unique collections, which include Australia's only subantarctic plant house. The gardens are Australia's second oldest after Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens. Later, take a tour of the Henry Jones Hotel's private art collection. This evening, enjoy free time to explore Hobart. (B)

At Prospect Villa & Garden, wander amid its 10 garden rooms, protected by 170-year-old walls, beyond which views extend across the Upper Derwent Valley. Afterwards, visit Russell Falls in Mt Field National Park's cool temperate rainforest. Next, continue to Epsom House, one of Australia's oldest houses. The property features many established trees, including elms, cypress, cedar and eucalypts. Enjoy a special musical soirée during this evening's dinner at this heritage venue. (B/D)

Wander through Salamanca Market to see the local arts, crafts and produce on sale. This vibrant outdoor market is a firm fixture on Hobart's weekend calendar. Later, perhaps visit the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) for an eclectic and internationally acclaimed art experience, or taste delicacies at the Barilla Bay Oyster Farm. This evening, enjoy Hobart at leisure and dine at one of its many restaurants. (B)

Spend a full day on Bruny Island, a short ferry ride from Kettering. This gourmet food destination is known for its stunning beauty and abundant wildlife. Here, sample local produce and take in the island's iconic views, such as ‘The Neck' lookout, and visit the picturesque Jurassic Garden before returning to Hobart this afternoon. (B/L)

Your tour concludes after breakfast this morning with a transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

Trip Inclusions

  • Visit some of Tasmania's finest private gardens, not normally open to the public
  • Explore delightful Bruny Island for its gourmet delights and a private garden visit
  • See the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens in Hobart escorted by your Botanical Guide

  • 9 days with a Botanical Guide in a small group
  • Airport transfers on first and last day
  • Learn about the history of Tasmania from your local Coach Captain
  • Enjoy dinner at the award-winning Stillwater Restaurant
  • See Russell Falls and enjoy a musical soiree at Epsom House
  • Tour the Henry Jones Hotel's private art collection
  • Explore historic Salamanca Market and visit the contemporary MONA Gallery
  • Visit private gardens not normally open to the public and venture to Bruny Island

  • Total of 13 meals are included throughout this tour

  • Stay 8 nights in 4-star hotels

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Low Fitness Level - involves walking on uneven surfaces and stairs, and be able to stand up for up to one hour and keep up with the pace of the group
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included

  • Visit some of Tasmania's finest private gardens, not normally open to the public.
  • Explore delightful Bruny Island for its gourmet delights and a private garden visit.
  • See the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens in Hobart escorted by your Botanical Guide.
  • Enjoy dinner at the award-winning Stillwater Restaurant
  • See Russell Falls and enjoy a musical soiree at Epsom House
  • Tour the Henry Jones Hotel's private art collection
  • Explore historic Salamanca Market and visit the contemporary MONA Gallery

  • 9 days with Botanical Guide Talei Kenyon travelling in a small group
  • Airport transfers on first and last day
  • Learn about the history of Tasmania from your local Coach Captain

  • 13 included meals over the course of your trip.

  • Stay 8 nights in 4-star hotels

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change depending on the departure date. An updated itinerary will be provided in your documentation, outlining each day's activities
  • Low Fitness Level - involves walking on uneven surfaces and stairs, and be able to stand up for up to one hour and keep up with the pace of the group
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included
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