Tasmania east coast tour to Cradle Mountain

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Tasmania East Coast to Cradle Mountain Tour

 

Itinerary 

(B-Breakfast, L-Lunch)

 

 

Day One – Launceston, Hobart, Port Arthur – L

 

Pick up from your Hotel at about 08:30 (Launceston) then, drive via the Heritage Highway to the historic Midland towns of Ross (famous for its carved stone bridge) and Oatlands (with many fine colonial stone cottages). Arrive in Hobart and pick up at 11:30 then drive to the top of Mt Wellington (1270m) for spectacular views in all directions. After a short drive in the city, head to the Tasman Peninsula for more spectacular coastline of Tasman National Park and its sea cliffs from the lookout. Next, see the nature’s wonders – the Blow Hole, Tasman Arch and Devil’s Kitchen. Overnight at Port Arthur 

 

Tasmania east coast tour to Cradle Mountain

Day Two –Port Arthur, East Coast, Bicheno – B/L

Visit Port Arthur Historical Site for a guided walking tour and browse at the site to learn about convicts history of Tasmania; then a short visit to a boutique chocolate factory “Federation Chocolates” before leaving the Tasman Peninsula for the East Coast. Next is Swansea – a beautiful East Coast town.At Freycinet National Park view famous Wineglass Bay from Tourville Cape Lookout. The tour makes a brief stop at Freycinet Marine Farm if you fancy freshly picked oysters and steamed mussels (own expense), arrive in Bicheno. An optional penguin tour is available in the evening. Overnight Bicheno

 

Day Three – Bicheno, St Helens, Launceston – B/L

See the amazing Blow Hole at the rocky coastline of Bicheno. Visit a multi-award winning East Coast wildlife park before heading to St Helens. See the granite-rock coastline of the Bay of Fire and one of the Tasmania’s best beaches at Binalong Bay. Drive towards Launceston via Scottsdale. On the way, see magnificent St Columba Falls (90m), carved memorial trees at Legerwood. Arrive in Launceston about 17:30. We drop you off at your CBD hotel or at the Launceston Travel and Information Centre. Overnight Launceston

 

Tasmania east coast tour to Cradle Mountain

Day Four - Launceston-Cradle Mt-Launceston - B/L

Spend the day at Cradle Mountain National Park.There, we walk around Dove Lake (not in circle) and enjoy the view of the Cradle Mountain. Then we take a 20 minutes easy walk along the creek (enchanted walk), visit, view Pencil Pine waterfall, visit interpretation centre then return to Launceston via Sheffield viewing famous life like Murals and Mt Ronald. Tour ends in Launceston at about 17:30 - Drop off at the Airport or in the city Hotel or Travel & Information Centre.

 

Departures

 

Departs Monday - Launceston 8:30am, Hobart 11:30am  Concludes: Launceston, Thursday 17:30 pm - Drop off at the Launceston Airport or Launceston CBD  

Dates: 15 August 2013-31 May 2014 (No departure on 23 Dec 2013)

Price 

Adult: twin/double share $1050 per person, single accommodation $1200,Child (5-14 y.o) $700 
Triple share $965 pp

* There will be a surcharge for tours departing on certain public holidays: $75 pp for 30 Dec 2013 and 21 April 2014 departures.

Price Includes


* Pick up from your hotel in Hobart or in Launceston 

* Travel in a comfortable and safe 4WD Minibus (max 7 persons) / 2WD Toyota Commuter Bus (max 11 persons) all with reclining seats

* Services of a tour guide 

* Twin or double 3.5 star motel and cottage accommodation  


* Entry fees to National Parks 

* Entry fees to wildlife parks/sanctuaries and attractions 

* Meals: Daily Breakfast (except the first day) and Lunch 

* Tasmanian spring water

* Drop off at your hotel in Launceston or at the Information & Travel Centre or Launceston Airport