Get under the surface of Tasmania as you explore its diverse landscape - beaches, parks, forests and mountains.
Much of this pristine wilderness state was – up until around 100 years ago – considered too remote to be used as much more than a penal colony. Fast-forward to now and that environment still remains pristine, but there are a few more creature comforts to make the journey an absolute pleasure. Take in the sights of Hobart and the surrounding area from Mt Wellington, and enjoy the view from other stunning lookouts like Donahy and Marion as well. Discover immaculate UNESCO-listed forests and hike along the stunning Hazards Beach after a morning stroll to Wineglass Bay. There’s plenty of time to explore Tasmania at your own pace and enjoy the vast array of food, wine, history and sights.
As well as visiting key attractions such as Wineglass Bay and the Bay of Fires, this pioneering trip takes you to parts of Tassie that are more off the beaten track
Your guide will provide information about the flora, fauna and landscapes of Tasmania, giving you an insight into some of the country's World Heritage listed areas
Trek along multiple walking trails through spectacular Cradle Mountain National Park
Visit stunning Maria Island, a National Park in its entirety
Tasmania is known world wide for excellent quality food and wine, wonderful landscapes and pristine wilderness.
This is an Intrepid Basix trip. Accommodation trip is multi-share, so you'll sharing your sleeping quarters with other travellers of the same or opposite sex. If you'd prefer twin-share, then check for an Original level trip on our website, PNTW6-O.
The majority of meals are not included. This allows you the freedom to style your own foodie tour of Tasmania, sampling the local produce in the different regions of the island.
Temperatures can fluctuate in Tasmania, especially at the top of Mount Wellington. It's important to prepare – pack suitable clothing for hot, cold, dry and wet weather, just in case.
This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 April 2018 to 31 March 2019. View the itinerary for departures between 01 April 2017 - 31 March 2018
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There are currently no scheduled departures on our Taste of Tasmania (Basix) trip. If you are interested in other trips in the region visit one of the links below.
1. This trip departs from Hobart at approximately 8am and finishes Hobart approx 6pm on day 6. Onward travel should be booked after 8pm.
2. This trip is also available in Original style staying in twin share properties. Please see trip code PNTW6-O
Our Taste of Tasmania (Basix) trips score an average of 4.71 out of 5 based on 14 reviews in the last year.
The amount of hiking and walking is understated. Pack a good pair of waterproof hiking boots, pants and jacket.
Review submitted 12 Nov 2017
Excellent short break that captures lots of the highlights of Tasmania. Remember to pack for cool and wet weather no matter when you travel -- we walked through proper snow at Cradle Mountain in November! Special mention here to Luke who was an absolutely fantastic guide. Very knowledgeable, very well organised, very professional and went out of his way to make sure we saw and did as much as possible.
Review submitted 09 Nov 2017