4 DAY TOUR - TASSIE WEST COAST & FAMOUS PORT ARTHUR
Prices are listed in Australian dollars and include GST.
- Tour Details
Included in price:
INCLUDES 3 nights accommodation using Hostels with shared facilities, meals as indicated (2 Breakfast & 1 West Coast BBQ Dinner), All National Park Entry Fees, Entry to the play “The ship that never was”
4 DAYS/3 NIGHTS
8:00 AM Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun
We pick up / drop off from your accommodation in Hobart
What to bring:
Sensible clothing and footwear for all climate conditions.
Fitness level required:
Child prices apply to 15yrs and under.
Hobart, Launceston, Deloraine, Cradle Mountain, Devonport, Port Arthur, Sheffield, Latrobe, Tamar Valley, Strahan, Derwent Valley, Derwent River, New Norfolk, Lake St Claire, Mt Field, Tullah, Dunalley, Remarkable Caves and The Tarkine
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DAY 1: PORT ARTHUR, RICHMOND & TASMAN PENINSULA
In the morning we visit the famous Richmond Colonial Village, you will have plenty of time (1 hour) to stroll around Australia's most historic town and its beautiful Georgian buildings including the oldest bridge in Australia.
Arriving at the Tasman Peninsula we check out the magnificent ocean & coastal views from Pirates Bay Lookout before heading to Eaglehawk Neck and a short walk on beautiful Egg Beach, learn about the famous convict DOGLINE!.
We then visit the fantastic natural attractions of Tasman Arch & Devils Kitchen before arriving at the famous Port Arthur Historic Site, Tasmania's number 1 visited destination.
We give you maximum time to explore Port Arthur, visit over 30 historic buildings, take a harbour cruise & walking tour to enhance the experience & check out the popular museum and theatre.
Before departing for Hobart we visit the stunning Remarkable Cave (seasonal) & check out the panoramic views from Maingon Bay Lookout ...a great place to see whales !
On the way home, sit back and enjoy our movie on the dvd screens, we even have chocolate treats for everybody
DAY 2: HOBART TO STRAHAN (Dinner )
Our journey begins as we traverse the island from east to west. Escaping Hobart through the Derwent Valley, we walk in the land of the giants and admire the beauty of Russell Falls and Mt Field National Park. Visit Lake St Clair, Australia’s deepest freshwater lake. Enter the temperate time capsule that is the Franklin- Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. End the day in Strahan beside Macquarie Harbour. Our West Coast hosts welcome us with a BBQ dinner.
DAY 3: WILD WEST COAST (Breakfast )
Discover the Wild West coast today with a visit to Ocean Beach and the Henty Sand Dunes. Search for elusive whale bones amongst the shifting sands or simply breathe in the freshest air in the world.
Stroll by the foreshore of the harbour or walk amongst the rainforest to a waterfall. There is also the option today of a cruise on the famous Gordon River, take a scenic sea plane flight over the Gordon and Franklin River system complete with a river landing and walk, journey up the King River on a jet boat, peacefully paddle a kayak of your own or catch a salmon in the harbour. (Strahan optional activities at own expense). Tonight we enjoy a performance of Tasmania’s longest running play – “The Ship that never was”.
DAY 4: CRADLE MOUNTAIN TO LAUNCESTON (Breakfast )
We journey to 950m above sea level to the Cradle Valley, our gateway to the World Heritage Area of Cradle Mountain National Park. We share some local knowledge and interpretation of the landscape to help you choose a walk that will enhance your experience here. With an extensive range of tracks, you will be able to take it easy with a stroll around Dove Lake and one of the many boardwalk tracks or perhaps challenge yourself with a hike to Marion’s Lookout. A short drive to Sheffield, “the town of murals”, before continuing on to Launceston, Australia’s third oldest city.
Tour finishes in Launceston