Classic Tasmania

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  • 2013-04-01 - 2014-03-31

Explore the wild and beautiful Tasmanian landscape in comfort

Explore the very unique land, people and spirit of Tasmania on this fantastic comfort tour. Encounter unique wildlife, soak up the penal history of Port Arthur, wander the iconic Wine Glass Bay and be amazed by the lush beauty of Cradle Mountain. Hit the seas and sail around Bruny Island, visit charming towns and indulge in fresh produce along the way. Discover the ‘Apple Isle’ from top to bottom and be touched by the pristine wilderness, quirky creatures, fresh air and genuine people that Tasmania is famous for.

  • Delve into Port Arthur's convict history
  • Admire Freycinet National Park’s jagged peaks
  • Experience stunning Wineglass Bay
  • Explore the diverse and rugged beauty of Cradle Mountain
  • Visit picturesque Launceston
  • Relax in the charming town of Strahan
  • Cruise the waters around Bruny Island
  • Take a stroll through Hobart, Tasmania's capital city

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Day 1 Hobart/Freycinet National Park/Bicheno

Tasmania's vibrant and picturesque capital, Hobart has a growing reputation as a cultural hotspot with world-class art galleries, fine restaurants and the famous Salamanca Market. A beautifully rugged area of granite mountains and azure bays, Freycinet National Park is home to one of the world's best beaches, Wineglass Bay. A laidback fishing town just north of the Freycinet Peninsula, Bicheno is known for its fresh seafood, sandy beaches and great scenery.

Day 2 Bay of Fires/Launceston

One of Tasmania's must-see destinations, the Bay of Fires features dazzling white beaches and striking orange lichen-covered rocks. Launceston is a beautiful riverside city with well-maintained historic buildings, a relaxed atmosphere and lovely natural surrounds.

Day 3 Cradle Mountain/Strahan

The pristine wilderness around Cradle Mountain is one of Australia's great destinations thanks to its gorgeous scenery, colourful alpine vegetation and epic walking trails.

Day 4 Strahan

A small harbour town on Tasmania's wild west coast, Strahan is a short drive from the magnificent Ocean Beach - a seemingly endless stretch of windswept dunes and ocean views.

Day 5 Lake St Clair/Hobart

Set in Tasmania's Central Highlands area, Lake St Clair plays host to some amazing wildlife, including the elusive platypus.

Day 6 Port Arthur/Hobart

Hobart is Australia's second-oldest city and its rich colonial history shines through in its grand architecture. The former convict settlement of Port Arthur provides a unique insight into the life of a convict with its historic buildings and chilling prison ruins.