4 Day Icons of Tasmania Tour
- Duration: 4 Days (approx.)
- Location: Hobart, Tasmania
- Product code: ES4
Day 1 Arrival into Hobart
Arrive in Tasmania’s capital city, Hobart and transfer to your accommodation. Enjoy a day at leisure in Hobart. You might like to allow time to stroll through Hobart’s legendary Salamanca Markets and visit one of Tasmania’s many attractions, MONA.
Accommodation: 4-star Hotel in Hobart, Meals: ----
Day 2 History and Geology
Peninsula and Port Arthur Historic Site are some of Tasmania’s most visited
destinations. Set in tranquil gardens, Tasmania’s famous convict settlement site
harbours a dark history which our experienced guide will bring to life. As you
stroll amongst the now peaceful buildings, envisage the harsh life that was
endured by the hapless convicts. View the famous geological features of the
peninsula as you explore the rugged coastline. In the afternoon, travel to the
historic village of Richmond, nestled in the Coal River Valley. Experience the
nostalgia of colonial times as you stroll and admire the well-preserved
colonial architecture before returning to Hobart.
Accommodation: 4-star Hotel in Hobart, Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
Day 3 Freycinet National Park
Enjoy a drive along
Tasmania’s East Coast to the Freycinet Peninsula, with its exceptional beauty,
pristine white sandy beaches and granite coastline. Explore
the scenic grandeur of the Freycinet National Park. Walk the track up to the world-famous
Wineglass Bay lookout for some stunning photo opportunities, with views across
the Freycinet Peninsula. A shorter cliff top walk around the lighthouse at Cape
Tourville is also on offer.
Accommodation: 4-star Lodge in Freycinet, Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
Day 4 Freycinet to Launceston
morning depart the beautiful East Coast and continue your journey to Launceston,
for an introductory tour of Tasmania’s largest northern city. Explore the
scenic Cataract Gorge where the South Esk River forces its way through sheer
rocky cliffs. Evoke memories of the genteel Victorian era as you stroll in the
landscaped gardens. After lunch, your guide will bid you farewell.
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
This tour ends in Launceston today after lunch at approximately 1:30 pm. Guests
have the option to fly out of Launceston from 3:30 pm onwards.
Small group-touring with a local guide, transport in a well-appointed vehicle, 3 nights’ accommodation, 3 x breakfast, 3 x lunch, entry to a wildlife park, entry to Port Arthur Historic Site, National Parks Passes & Hobart airport transfer