Summary of The Day: Join us for a fun and action packed day out on the Tasman Peninsula. Explore, discover and learn with our guides as we enjoy a variety of activities, walks, sightseeing and much more.
We'll pick you up from your hotel in Hobart at 7:30am and depart. First up, we'll experience the drama and magnificence of Australia’s highest sea cliffs with a visit to Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen before beginning a short, easy but incredibly stunning cliff top walk via Paterson’s Arch to Waterfall Bay. Along the way we'll see Pirate's Bay Lookout and Doo Town We believe this is the perfect introduction to the area and an invigorating way to begin our day.
We'll also get a chance to visit the Tasmanian Devil Conservation Park and feed the famous critters here. Also, don't miss the chance to walk with the wallabies and seethe "Kings of the Wind" show.
As we enter the Port Arthur Historic Site, there is a wealth of information and history to take in and you will have ample time to explore and discover the nooks and crannies with around 4 hours on site. Your entry includes a complimentary Harbour Cruise around the Isle of the Dead and a guided walking tour with one of the Site’s expert guides. Feel the sense of isolation experienced by the convicts in this “inescapable prison”, discover the grim and violent history of the early Australian Penal system. Walk through the main penitentiary; see the solitary confinement cells and many more buildings in this World Heritage open air museum.
On the journey back to Hobart we stop briefly to sample some amazing chocolate flavors at the Federation Chocolate Factory and then we enjoy a short stop at the beautiful historic township of Richmond Village with time to meander the streets and walk across Australia’s oldest bridge still in use – a convict built sandstone bridge, reported to be haunted!
We drop you back to your accommodation around 6.00pm.
Summary of The Day: Today we'll load our luggage into our coach and depart Hobart for Launceston.
Along the way we'll visit Wineglass Bay, which has been voted many times amongst the top beaches of the world. A perfect crescent shape, stunning colours and dazzling white sand make this one of Tasmania’s “not to be missed” locations.
Here we'll visit Freycinet National Park on the East Coast of Tasmania, one of Tasmania’s first National Parks. A coastal area rich in stunning landscapes, we'll see the gorgeous pink granite mountains form that form the backdrop for secluded bays, pristine waters, white sandy beaches, local wildlife and walking trails.
After exploring here we'll visit the scenic Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Honeymoon Bay, and Sleepy Bay, all home to gorgeous beaches. Before settling into Launceston we'll visit the Ross Historic Village and Kiki's Kitchen, the real life counterpart to the bakery in Hayao Miyazaki's acclaimed animated film "Kiki's Delivery Service."
Upon arrival in Launceston we'll drop you off at your hotel at 7:00pm.
Summary of The Day: Today we'll get to explore Cradle Mountain National Park, an area of world famous scenery with a huge variety of walking trails to choose from.
With around 5 hours of time to spend in the National Park we leave our walking itinerary flexible to suit our guests and the weather conditions on the day. Experience ancient rainforests, alpine heaths, glacial lakes, rugged mountains and some of Tasmania’s iconic wildlife.
Along the way we can take the Pencil Pines Walk & Enchanted Walk, Waldheim Chalet and Weindorfers Forest Walk, Dove Lake Walk (2 hours and the most relaxed walk), head to Marion's Lookout (3 hours and the hardest), visit the town of Sheffield with its many gorgeous murals, and visit the Ashgrove Cheese and Seven Sheds Brewery (time permitting).
We'll drop you off at your hotel in Launceston at 7:00pm.
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