Tasmania Revealed

11 Days
Hobart to Hobart
From (AUD)
$ 7,345
Dates & Pricing

2022 Hobart > Hobart

A journey of trains , planes and wilderness

Spend 11 days soaking up the culture, history, scenery and delicious produce of Tasmania. Start in the capital, Hobart, staying on the harbour front. Take a walking tour around the city’s heritage buildings, or a ferry to MONA museum. Learn about the state’s convict past at the former penal settlement of Port Arthur.
Visit spectacular Russell Falls before continuing to the picturesque town of Strahan. Spend a full day here, perhaps cruising along the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park or riding the West Coast Railway. Be mesmerised by the alpine vistas at Cradle Mountain – Lake Saint Clair National Park and awake to misty morning views. In Launceston, sample local gins and whiskies on distillery tours or try cool-climate wines at the cellar door. End your foray into Tasmania on a high note during an unforgettable Scenic Enrich experience, flying to Flinders Island in Bass Strait, discovering stunning beaches and visiting one of Tasmania’s most significant Aboriginal sites. On your flight back to Hobart for your final evening, take in aerial views of iconic Wineglass Bay and the sapphire-coloured waters that surround Freycinet National Park.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
AUHH
Duration:
11 days
Departure City:
Hobart
Return City:
Hobart

11 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Hobart

    Welcome to Hobart and the Apple Isle. Your three-night Special Stay includes a special Taste of Tasmania welcome dinner. This hotel is located right in the heart of Hobart on the water’s edge and close to major attractions such as Salamanca Place.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Hobart

    Freechoice

    Choose from a range of attractions in the harbour city. Enjoy a bus tour and take in some of Hobart’s main highlights or visit the Huon Valley and walk amongst the fruit orchards. Alternatively, cruise on the MONA ferry and enjoy a tour of the daring Museum of Old and New Art or cruise the Derwent River to see Australia’s oldest lighthouse or visit the Historic Village of Richmond.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Hobart > Port Arthur

    Delve into Tasmania’s convict past with a visit to World Heritage-listed Port Arthur. Your guided tour of the former penal colony includes a cruise to the Isle of the Dead for a true insight into the lives and deaths of Port Arthur’s past residents, both convicts and free settlers.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  4. Day 4 - Hobart > Strahan

    Visit the lush rainforest of Mt Field National Park, Tasmania’s oldest National Park, and the location of the spectacular three-tiered Russell Falls.

    Enrich

    Witness history in the making with your visit to the ‘Wall in the Wilderness’, a wood-carved history of the Central Tasmanian Highlands. A continuous work in progress, artist Greg Duncan has hand-carved a series of scenes into panels commemorating those who have shaped the area’s past and present.

    Travel to Queenstown before arriving in the picturesque village of Strahan, for your two-night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Strahan

    Freechoice

    Cruise through the World Heritage-listed Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. From the luxury of the Captain’s Premier Upper Deck, enjoy a gourmet lunch of local Tasmanian delicacies. Cruise through Macquarie Harbour and visit Heritage Landing and Sarah Island; or ride the West Coast Railway, stop at remote stations and pan for gold. Take a wilderness walk and watch the locomotive be turned by hand before returning.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  6. Day 6 - Strahan > Cradle Mountain

    Keep your fingers crossed for clear skies this morning to be treated to magnificent views of Cradle Mountain and breathtaking reflections on Dove Lake. Hear the stories from your local guide about the intrepid early settlers of this area. Take in the pristine alpine vistas of Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park, where you’ll enjoy an overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Cradle Mountain > Launceston

    Visit Hellyer’s Road Distillery and take the whisky walk, learning about how whisky is distilled and matured in Tasmania. Visit the town of Sheffield and discover its history, geography, wildlife, and people from the murals that are painted on the walls across town. Upon arriving in the charming city of Launceston, visit Cataract Gorge and ride the chairlift to take in its beautiful scenic views. Enjoy your three-night Special Stay in Launceston.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Launceston

    Freechoice

    Choose from a tour of the infamous Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre, a visit to the Platypus House and Seahorse World. Alternatively, tour the highly regarded cool climate wineries of this region; take a tasting tour at Boags Brewery; or enjoy a leisurely lunch cruise on the Tamar River.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Launceston

    After a leisurely morning, visit Tasmania's only gold medal gin distillery – Turners Stillhouse located in the picturesque Grindelwald valley for a tour and tasting. Then enjoy a guided walk through the vines before a tasting of the cool climate wines at the Tamar Ridge Cellar Door.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  10. Day 10 - Launceston – Flinders Island > Hobart

    Enrich

    Fly from Launceston to Flinders Island, the largest island in the Furneaux Group located in Bass Strait.

    Spectacularly wild and rugged, spend the day with our local guide discovering sparkling beaches, abundant wildlife and flora and clear sapphire beaches. Visit the historic Wybalenna, one of the most significant Aboriginal historical places in Tasmania. Leaving the island, the return flight to Hobart will fly along the East Coast of Tasmania seeing the iconic Wineglass Bay and Freycinet National Park from above.

    Arrive back in Hobart for your overnight stay and enjoy a farewell meal at a local restaurant.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Hobart

    After breakfast, bid farewell to your newfound friends.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Highlights
  • Explore Tasmania’s oldest national park and a spectacular three-tiered waterfall
  • Cruise through the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park or ride the locomotive of the West Coast Railway
  • Taste Hellyers Whisky during your visit to the Hellyers Road Distillery
  • Visit Flinders Island the largest island in Bass Strait for a guided tour
  • See the beauty of Wineglass Bay and Freycinet National Park from the air
  • Try the award winning gin at Turners Stillhouse

Handcrafted inclusions
  • Fully escorted small group land journey
  • 2 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of 11 Scenic Freechoice activities
  • 2 memorable Scenic Special Stays
  • 19 meals – 10 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L) and 7 dinners (D)
  • Expert Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides
  • Return airport transfers
  • All tipping and gratuities

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