5 Day Icons of Tasmania Tour
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
The Tasman 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 Cradle Mountain
Continue your journey to Launceston for an introductory tour to 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 travel through lush rolling farm pastures before reaching alpine bush and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Cradle Mountain National Park. At night, meet our iconic mascot, the Tasmanian Devil with the possibility to get close and observe these quirky
animals in a natural-like habitat.
Accommodation: 4-star Hotel in Cradle Mountain, Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
Day 5 Cradle Mountain – Dove Lake – Launceston
On a clear day, the rugged grandeur of Cradle Mountain is reflected in the tranquil waters of Dove Lake, or you may experience the drama of its craggy peaks through swirling mist. Your
guide will share with you an insight into the history, flora and fauna of the region. Walks are available to suit the group and weather.
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
NOTE: This tour concludes in Launceston at approximately 5:30pm. (There are flights available in the evening to continue to the mainland or a possible post-night accommodation for the night can be arranged.)
The Tour includes:
Small group touring with a local guide, transport in a well-appointed vehicle, 5 nights’ accommodation, 5 x breakfast, 5 x lunch, full-day South-West National Park flight-experience, entry to Port Arthur Historic Site, entry to Devils@Cradle, National Parks Passes and Hobart airport transfer
- 5 Day Tour
- Activity Duration
- 120 hours
- Activity Location
- Hobart, Tasmania