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9 Day Tassie Icons – Hobart

Experience the best of Tasmania all packaged up into 9 days of awesomeness!

Standard Accommodation from $1,925 pp.
Superior Accommodation from $2,305 pp.

From AU$1925 per person
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Hobart is the capital of Tasmania and situated on the Derwent River. It’s also home to the finish line of one of the world’s greatest blue water ocean races, The Rolex Sydney to Hobart.

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Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) is located 4 minutes by ferry from vibrant capital city of Tasmania, Hobart.

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Port Arthur is a major tourist attraction where visitors can explore the haunting landscape and well-preserved, convict-built structures.

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The Friendly Beaches form part of Freycinet National Park. Fishing, walking and surfing are popular in this area.

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Visit secluded Wineglass Bay in Freycinet National Park and take a walk up to lookout for panoramic views. It is recognized around the world as one of Tasmania’s iconic destinations.

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Cradle Mountain is a part of – Lake St. Clair National Park – one of 5 parks that form the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage.

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Strahan is a harbour-side village with a dark and fascinating convict past set on the edge of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

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Gordon River Cruises is an award winning wilderness experience in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

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Mt Field National Park is located just just 80 km from capital city Hobart. It is a home of Tasmania's best know Russell Falls.

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Day 1

Arrive Hobart Airport, pick up mid-size automatic rental car. Includes unlimited kilometres, insurance, fees and taxes. Drive into Hobart. If Saturday, the Salamanca Market will be in full swing. Afternoon drive up Mount Wellington for views over all of southern Tasmania.

Standard Accommodation: Hobart – Old Woolstore or similar
Superior Accommodation: Hobart – Henry Jones Art Hotel or similar

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Day 2

Catch a ferry to MONA (Museum of New and Old Art). The Museum is truly spectacular. Stay for lunch among the vines at the adjacent Moorilla Estate. Take the ferry back to Brooke Street Pier at Salamanca Place.

Standard Accommodation: Hobart – Old Woolstore or similar.

Superior Accommodation: Hobart – Henry Jones Art Hotel or similar

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Day 3

Drive onto the Tasman Peninsula and Port Arthur. The sea cliffs at Eaglehawk Neck are truly amazing. Visit Port Arthur Historic Site for the real story of Australia’s convict past.

Standard Accommodation: Eaglehawk Neck – Lufra Hotel, includes Breakfast or similar
Superior Accommodation: Port Arthur – Stewarts Bay Lodge or similar

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Day 4

Travel along Tasmania’s sunny east-coast to the Freycinet Peninsula. Stop at the many attractions underway and make this journey at your own pace. Explore Friendly Beaches and Freycinet National Park.

Standard Accommodation: Freycinet – Freycinet Lodge, One Room Cabin or similar, includes breakfast
Superior Accommodation: Freycinet – Freycinet Lodge, Wilderness Cabin Premier or similar, includes breakfast

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Day 5

Take the cruise to Wineglass Bay during the morning. Spend the afternoon walking up the the Wineglass Bay lookout for great views out over Wineglass Bay and the Tasman Sea. Drop in and sample the oysters at the Freycinet Marine Farm.

Standard Accommodation: Freycinet – Freycinet Lodge, One Room Cabin or similar, includes breakfast
Superior Accommodation: Freycinet – Freycinet Lodge, Wilderness Cabin Premier or similar includes breakfast

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Day 6

Travel from the Freycinet Peninsula via St. Mary’s inland and follow the Heritage highway through to Launceston. Continue your way to the UNESCO World Heritage area of Cradle Mountain. At night, join an informative night feeding tour at a local Tasmanian Devil’s sanctuary.

Standard Accommodation: Cradle Mountain – Cradle Mountain Hotel or similar
Superior Accommodation: Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, Includes Breakfast or similar

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Day 7

Morning walks at Cradle Mountain, before heading west to the coastal town of Strahan. Stop at Henty Dunes to experience the sand and the Ocean Beach. This is the west coast at its best.

Standard Accommodation: Strahan – Strahan Village or similar
Superior Accommodation: Strahan – Ormiston House or similar

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Day 8

Enjoy the Gordon River Wilderness Cruise. Includes lunch.
Upon return visit Hogarth Falls and the surrounds.

Standard Accommodation: Strahan – Strahan Village or similar
Superior Accommodation: Strahan – Ormiston House or similar
*Note Superior Package includes “Upper Deck” (VIP) on the Gordon River Cruise

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Day 9

Drive to Hobart through the forests and stop at Queenstown to experience an 1800’s mining town. Continue on to Derwent Bridge (stop at the Derwent Bridge for lunch), see the Wall in the Wilderness and then follow the Derwent Valley into Hobart. Stop off at Mt. Field National Park for a walk in the rainforest out to Russell Falls. Please note, departure flight is not recommended before 5pm.

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