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Rugged & Wild Tasmania

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 Trip Length
9 Days
 Trip Starts
Hobart
 Trip Finishes
Hobart
9 Day Rugged & Wild Tasmania Itinerary (Globus)
Countries Explored: Australia
Trip Operator:
Accommodation
3 - 4.5 Star
Max. Group Size
44
Trip Style
Land Journey
Trip Code
PBR

Overview

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Globus 9 Day Rugged & Wild Tasmania . Ready to discover what all the fuss is about? Serving up waterfalls, wine tastings, and rustic, resort lodges within a stone’s throw of some of Australia’s most spectacular sights, this 9-day Tassie tour will introduce you to the favourite features and creatures of this idyllic island state.

Beginning and ending in Hobart, you’ll savour local oysters, cheeses and more while on a tasting tour of the remote and relatively untouched Bruny Island, before embarking on a panoramic cruise along the alluring azure...read more waters of Freycinet’s Wineglass Bay.

Cameras at the ready as back-to-back visits to World Heritage Listed national parks bring you face-to-face with ancient rainforests, gleaming glacial-carved lakes and furry locals, all while staying in some truly legendary lodges. Enjoy two nights under the roof of Freycinet National Park’s award-winning cabins, followed by two nights at the door step of Cradle Mountain National Park at Cradle Mountain Hotel.

The final course? A luxurious cruise across the serene Gordon River, providing the perfect end to an unforgettable Tasmanian holiday.

Itinerary

Welcome to "Van Diemen's Land!" Schedule flights to arrive by 4 pm. Please meet your Tour Director at your leisure in the hotel lobby from 2.00pm - 5.30pm to complete the tour check - in process. Later, Join your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome meeting and drinks, featuring local Tasmanian wines and spirits.

BRUNY ISLAND: Enjoy a tasting tour of this rugged island that may include local specialties such as fresh oysters, cheeses, berries, and more.

HOBART: This evening at leisure. (B/L)

Travel to beautiful Freycinet National Park with a photo stop at the Convict Bridge.

FREYCINET NATIONAL PARK: Visit the Cape Tourville Lighthouse for amazing views of the ocean and coast below. The remainder of the afternoon is at leisure to explore on your own. (B/D)

Accommodation Spotlight: Spend 2 nights overlooking the blue waters of Great Oyster Bay with the rugged Hazards Mountains as your backdrop. Located inside Freycinet National Park, you will fall in love with this captivating escape at Freycinet Lodge.

FREYCINET NATIONAL PARK: Morning cruise including the extraordinary Wineglass Bay and visit to the Cape Tourville Lighthouse. The remainder of the day is at leisure for you to enjoy the resort or explore on your own. From the Lodge you can easily enjoy a number of short, accessible walks within Freycinet National Park or you may want to consider the more challenging Wine Glass Bay hike for amazing views. (B/L)

LAUNCESTON: Tour and tasting at Josef Chromy Vineyard, guided walk through the scenic Cataract Gorge.

SHEFFIELD: Tasting and tour at a local honey factory, sightseeing to see the town's famous murals. (B/D)

Accommodation Spotlight: Spend the next 2 nights at one of Australia's iconic wilderness experiences. Located at the edge of the spectacular World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain National Park, at Cradle Mountain Hotel, you'll enjoy warm hospitality, local food and wine, breathtaking scenery and magnificent wilderness surrounds.

CRADLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK: Sightseeing including a visit to the majestic Dove Lake. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy more of the park on your own. This evening, enjoy a special behind - the - scenes visit to the Devils@Cradle to learn about this rescue centre devoted to saving the endangered Devils. (B)

CRADLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK: Early morning at leisure to enjoy more of this incredible location.

STRAHAN: Orientation tour, visit to Ocean Beach, scenic dinner cruise on the Gordon River and into the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage area. (B/L/D)

LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK: Visit the Wall in the Wilderness art project, sightseeing.

MT FIELD NATIONAL PARK: Sightseeing including the walk to Russell Falls.

HOBART: Farewell dinner at a harbourfront restaurant featuring fresh seafood and local wines. (B/D)

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. You may also choose to extend your time in Hobart and explore more on your own. Extra nights are available for purchase. (B)

Trip Inclusions

  • Bruny Island food our
  • Cradle Mountain
  • Freycinet National Park
  • Russell Falls
  • Devils@Cradle Experience
  • Wineglass Bay Cruise

  • Transport: Touring by private, air-conditioned motorcoach.
  • Accommodation: This tour visits some remote locations. We have selected the best available hotels that satisfy our high standards of cleanliness and comfort.

  • 8 Breakfasts
  • 3 Lunches
  • 4 Dinners

  • Hobart Crowne Plaza Hobart
  • Freycinet National Park Area Freycinet Lodge (Superior First-Class)
  • Cradle Mountain National Park Cradle Mountain Hotel (Moderate First-Class)
  • Strahan Strahan Village (First-Class)

  • Airport transfers at your arrival and departure destination are not included in the price of the tour.
  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Price is for land, cruise and specified internal flights. International flights not included.
Sightseeing & VIP Access
Sightseeing & VIP Access

Globus includes all must-see sites, with special VIP access that lets you skip to the front of the queue. Read more

Culture Through Cuisine
Culture Through Cuisine

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Expert Local Guides
Expert Local Guides

Travel with expert Tour Directors and Local Guides who share their vast knowledge of Australia. Read more

Quality Accommodation
Quality Accommodation

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Travel in Style

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Local Favourites
Local Favourites

Do as the locals do and enjoy unique experiences that you wouldn't find touring on your own. Read more

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Prices & Dates

There are currently no departures available on this trip. Either it's the end of the season and new departures will be released shortly, or this itinerary has been changed and will no longer continue. Feel free to contact us for information about when next seasons dates will be released or click here to view the general release dates for all destinations.

Note
Tour & cruises prices are per person. Prices shown have savings applied, are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Prices and trip information are correct at the time at this point in time, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking and are subject to change by Globus.

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