Tasmania's Footsteps & Trails

7 Day Small Group Tour from Launceston to Hobart with Inspiring Journeys

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Inspiring Journeys 7 Day Tasmania's Footsteps & Trails. A range of unique cultural, gastronomic and accommodation experiences unfold as you explore this beautiful, historic island. Discover Hobart's Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), spectacular Bruny Island, the Bay of Fires and...read more

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2019 Season
Small Group Tour Starts In
Starts In
Launceston
Small Group Tour Ends In
Ends In
Hobart
Accomodation
Accomodation
4 - 5 Star
10
Max Group Size
10
Countries Explored:
Australia
Trip Operated By:
Inspiring Journeys
Inspiring Journeys
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Trip Code:
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Itinerary

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1 Welcome to Launceston
On arrival at Launceston Airport you’ll be transferred by private car to your hotel, where you’ll have the opportunity to relax and freshen up before meeting your Journey Director for drinks and canapés at a Welcome Reception. Stay: Peppers Silo Hotel Launceston
2-3 The wukalina walk

The Wukalina walk is a two night, Aboriginal owned and operated guided walk based around the magnificent natural landscape of the larapuna/Bay of Fires and Wukalina /Mt William areas, incorporating the famous Bay of Fires in North East Tasmania, Australia, the cultural homeland of the palawa. ‘Dive into Nature’ with a ‘Local Specialist’ as you explore the epic natural landscape of the Bay of Fires (larapuna). You’ll immerse yourself in one of the most pristine environments that Tasmania has to offer with a hike through the rugged natural beauty of the unspoilt northeast coast. Keep a keen eye out for kangaroos amidst the gleaming grasslands as you walk along the ridgelines of sand dunes with magnificent views extending across heathlands and out to the ocean. Spend your evenings by the fire in exclusive eco-friendly bespoke Palawa-inspired (domed) huts at krakani lumi, a setting of unspoiled beauty. (B/L/D) Stay: Bespoke Bay of Fires accommodation, 2 nights

Grade of hike – Medium at a slow pace. Wukalina walk includes 11 km hike on Day 2 and 4 kms on Day 3.

4 Bay of Fires – Freycinet

After breakfast, we will board our vehicle for a visit to Eddystone Point Lighthouse (larapuna) before heading down the S. E coast for lunch and onto Coles Bay and  Freycinet National Park. The natural beauty of this region is simply breathtaking. It comprises of a peninsula defined by a Schouten Island and a granite mountain range known as the Hazards. Trails lead up to a lookout for panoramic views over Wineglass Bay. Coles, Honeymoon and Sleepy Bays form secluded coves. Views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse stretch over the Tasman Sea. After 2 nights on the trail, check in to your secluded waterfront accommodations to unwind, freshen up and enjoy a sumptuous group dinner together. (B/L/D) Stay: Edge of The Bay Resort Coles Bay

5 Freycinet – Hobart

After breakfast, continue to Hobart to the renowned Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) for an all inclusive ‘Art Meets Wine’ experience. Perched on the banks of the River Derwent, MONA is Australia’s largest privately owned gallery and museum. Showcasing the diverse collection of its Tasmanian owner David Walsh, the museum exhibits everything from ancient Egyptian funerary objects and modernist masterpieces to a machine that mimics the human digestive system. Begin your exclusive MONA experience with lunch on-site Source restaurant for a lunch of seasonal local produce, matched with a glass of wine from Moorilla’s Muse or Praxis Series. After lunch, explore MONA's maze of subterranean galleries, followed by a behind-the-scenes tour Moorilla Estate winery's vineyard, the second-oldest in Tasmania. Delve into Moorilla’s backstory with your local expert host and get acquainted with the finer points of old and new artisanal winemaking techniques. To top the day off, take the MONA ROMA ferry down river to Hobart's Constitution Dock. A short walk from the hottest 5 star property in town, MACq1 Hotel. The evening is free for you to enjoy the historic, yet trendy CBD. (B/L) Stay: MACq 01 Hotel, 2 nights

6 Bruny Island
Enjoy an unforgettable, award-winning cruise experience along Bruny Island’s rugged coastline. Take the ferry across the quiet d’Entrecasteaux Channel to the island, where a morning tea of freshly-baked muffins will be served at a beachside café in Adventure Bay before your cruise departs. Then board your vessel to skirt some of Australia’s highest sea-cliffs, enter deep sea-caves and join in the search for seals, dolphins, sea-birds and even migratory whales. Return to the coast for lunch, and arrive back at your Hobart hotel by sunset, with time to relax before a Celebration Dinner at the Old Wharf Restaurant to toast your journey (L/D)
7 Farewell from Hobart
Bid farewell to your newfound friends as your inspiring Tasmanian journey concludes. After breakfast, a private vehicle will transfer you to Hobart Airport for your onward flight.
1 Welcome To Launceston
On arrival in Launceston, you'll have the opportunity to relax and freshen up before meeting your Journey Director and fellow travel companions for a Welcome Reception including drinks and canapés.  Stay: Peppers Silo
2-3 The Wukalina Walk
This is a two-day Aboriginal-owned and operated guided walk through the magnificent natural landscape of the Bay of Fires and Mt. William areas, the cultural homeland of the palawa people. The walk is a genuine cultural experience that will deepen your understanding of palawa culture and community history as well as immerse you in the natural, rugged beauty of wukalina and larapuna. Be captivated by one of the most pristine environments that Tasmania has to offer with a hike through the rugged natural beauty of the unspoilt northeast coast. Spend your evenings by the fire in exclusive eco-friendly accommodation in a setting of unspoiled beauty. (B/L/DW)  Stay: Bespoke accommodation (shared facilities), Bay of Fires, 2 nights
4 Bay of Fires – Wineglass Bay
After breakfast, board your vehicle and follow the coast to Coles Bay and Freycinet National Park. The natural beauty of this region is simply breathtaking. It comprises of a peninsula defined by a Schouten Island and a granite mountain range known as the Hazards. Trails lead up to a lookout for panoramic views over Wineglass Bay. Views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse stretch over the Tasman Sea. After 2 nights on the trail, you will check in to your secluded waterfront accommodations to unwind, freshen up and enjoy a sumptuous group dinner together. (B/L/DW)  Stay: Edge of the Bay Resort, Coles Bay
5 Freycinet – Hobart
After a leisurely start this morning, continue to Hobart to the renowned Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) for an all-inclusive ‘Art Meets Wine' experience. Perched on the banks of the River Derwent, MONA is Australia's largest privately owned gallery and museum. Showcasing the diverse collection of its Tasmanian owner David Walsh, the museum exhibits everything from ancient Egyptian funerary objects to a machine that mimics the human digestive system. Begin your exclusive MONA experience at the on-site Source restaurant for a Local Dining Experience of seasonal local produce and wine. Later, explore MONA's maze of subterranean galleries, followed by a behind-the-scenes tour through Moorilla Estate winery's vineyard, the second oldest in Tasmania. You'll then be treated to a tasting of ten different Moorilla wines, followed by a ferry ride to Hobart on the MONA ROMA. From there it's just a short walk to your accommodation, the 5-star MACq 01 Hotel. The evening is free for you to explore the historic, yet trendy CBD. (B/D) Stay: MACq 01, 2 nights
6 Bruny Island
Enjoy an unforgettable, award-winning cruise experience along Bruny Island's rugged coastline. On the island, a morning tea of freshly baked blueberry muffins will be served at beachside café in Adventure Bay before your 3 hour cruise departs. You will enter deep sea caves and join in the search for wildlife such as seals, dolphins and sea birds and fingers crossed, migratory whales. Return to coast for lunch, and arrive back at your Hobart hotel by sunset, in time to get spruced up for your Celebration Dinner at the Old Wharf Restaurant to toast and reminisce about the remarkable journey you've had. (B/L/CD)
7 Farewell From Hobart
Exchange phone numbers with your new friends as your inspiring Tasmanian journey concludes. After breakfast, private transfer vehicles will deliver you to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

Inspiring Journeys Inclusions

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Journey Highlights
  • The Bay Of Fires’ magnificent natural landscape
  • Bruny Island’s wildlife as you cruise from Adventure Bay
  • The renowned Museum of Old and New Art (MONA)
  • The natural beauty of Freycinet National Park
  • Participate in cultural practices that have been passed down for hundreds of generations
  • Walk with Indigenous palawa guides in the footsteps of their traditional people
  • Stay in Hobart’s hottest new CBD property MACq 01
  • Indulge all your senses at the ‘Art Meets Wine’ experience
  • Relax in a beautiful private resort in Coles Bay
Trip Inclusions
  • Hand-picked accommodation
  • Complimentary refreshments throughout the journey
  • Airport transfers (see Flight Information below)
Included Meals
  • 6 Full buffet breakfasts
  • 1 Local Dining Experience
  • 4 Lunches
  • 1 Celebration Dinner
  • 3 Dinners with wine
What To Bring
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Warm layers in cooler months
Arrival & Departure
  • Day 1: Flights to arrive prior to 3pm into Launceston airport
  • Day 7: Flights to depart anytime from Hobart Airport
Activity Level
  • Reasonable level of fitness required
Trip Notes
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise and internal flights as specified only. Flights not specified are not included.
Journey Highlights
  • Soak up the rugged scenery of The Bay of Fires, and the panoramas of Wineglass Bay from the lookout between Mt. Amos and Mt. Mason.
  • Experience the renowned Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), and uncover Bruny Island coastline on an awardwinning cruise experience.
  • Learn old and new artisanal winemaking techniques at Moorilla Estate winery, and walk with Indigenous palawa guides in ancestral footsteps.
  • Stay in Hobart’s hottest new CBD property, MACq 01, and rejuvenate in a beautiful private resort in Coles Bay.
Trip Inclusions
  • Hand-picked accommodation
  • Complimentary refreshments throughout the journey
  • Travel by bespoke vehicle with reclining seats, WiFi and air-conditioning
  • A maximum of 20 guests to share your journey
  • Expert Journey Director
  • All entrance and National Park fees
  • Sustainable Travel Kit, including refillable water bottle and backpack
  • Airport transfers (see Flight Information below)
Included Meals
  • 6 Breakfasts
  • 4 Lunches
  • 1 Local Dining Experience
  • 3 Dinners with wine
  • 1 Celebration Dinner
What To Bring
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Warm layers in cooler months
Arrival & Departure
  • Day 1 – flights to arrive prior to 3.00pm into Launceston Airport
  • Day 7 – flights to depart anytime from Hobart Airport
Activity Level
  • Reasonable level of fitness required
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Price is for land, cruise and internal flights as specified. Flights not specified are not included

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