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9 Day Tasmanian Discovery from $2695*
Value Plus Escorted Vacation














Highlights

  • Visit the gold mining town of Beaconsfield, and take a guided tour of the Mine & Heritage Centre 
  • Enjoy canapés and a Welcome Drink at the Design Centre of Tasmania, exclusive to Travelmarvel guests
  • At Bridestowe Lavender Farm, enjoy a guided tour of the distillery and sample unique lavender-inspired fare
  • Explore Freycinet National Park with a local naturalist guide
  • Discover Port Arthur, once Australia’s most notorious convict prison, and take a guided tour through this vivid site
  • Dine on locally sourced produce at Customs House Restaurant overlooking Hobart’s stunning waterfront
  • Sample handmade cheese at Ashgrove Cheese Factory, experiencing some of Tasmania’s finest produce
 

Package Includes

  • Arrival and departure airport transfers in Tasmania
  • Travel aboard a spacious, luxurious coach
  • Dedicated Travelmarvel Tour Director and professional Driver
  • The additional services of expert local guides in select locations
  • 8 Full Breakfasts, 1 Lunch & 7  Dinners 
  • All sightseeing, excursions and entrance fees as outlined
 

Departure Dates

2016: September 20; October 4, 18; November 1, 15, 29; December 13,27
2017: January 10, 24; February 7, 21; March 7, 21

Prices in bold indicate guaranteed departures
 

Travel Dates
4/1/2016 - 3/31/2017
Other travel dates may apply, please call for details.

Book by
3/31/2017

   
20 September 2016 – 21 March 2017 $2695*


Terms and Conditions - Tour Code: TX9AA
*Terms & Conditions: Valid for travel selected Premier Vacations and Value Plus Vacations departing between 1 September  2016, and 31 March 2017. All tour prices listed are land only, ‘from’ per person, double occupancy, based on low season travel. Flights are not included. Seasonal surcharges and additional surcharges apply over weekends, special events and holiday periods. Not combinable with any other offer or discounted vacation package. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. All prices are in US dollars and correct at time of posting (26 June 2016). All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change. Please call for our current prices. Tour Code: TX9AA. CST#2001136-50. 

Prices subject to change without notice. Please click here to read our terms and conditions.

Itinerary effective up to 21 March 2017.

Day 1. Arrive Launceston, Beaconsfield

Transfer to your hotel in Launceston, then drive through farmland and vineyards following the Tamar River. Like a Local – visit the gold mining town of Beaconsfield and take a guided tour of the Mine & Heritage Centre. A Taste of Australia – enjoy canapés and a Welcome Drink as you wander through the gallery at the Design Centre of Tasmania, followed by a Welcome Dinner. Stay: Launceston, Best Western Plus. D  

Day 2. Bridestowe Lavender Farm, East Coast Natureworld, Freycinet National Park, Bicheno

Explore the scenic wine-producing area of northern Tasmania today. Like a Local - at Bridestowe Lavender Farm, enjoy a guided tour of the distillery and sample unique lavender-inspired fare. Traverse Weldborough Pass and stop at East Coast Natureworld to meet a Tasmanian Devil and other native Australian animals. Like a Local - travel into Freycinet National Park where you’ll enjoy a guided walk along Richardsons Beach with a local flora and fauna expert. Later, arrive in Bicheno.
Stay: Beachfront Bicheno. B, D  

Day 3. Ross, Richmond, Eaglehawk Neck, Port Arthur 

Today you’ll explore some of Tasmania’s quaint inland villages blessed with fine architecture and bridges. Discover Campbell Town and Ross, before continuing south to Richmond, home to the famous Richmond Bridge. Take in the peninsula of Eaglehawk Neck, then continue to Port Arthur. 
Stay: Three Nights: RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel. B, D  

Day 4. Port Arthur Historic Site, Hobart

Like a Local – visit Port Arthur, once Australia’s most notorious convict prison. Later, join a cruise around the Isle of the Dead. A Taste of Australia – dine overlooking the waterfront at Customs House Restaurant. B, D  

Day 5. Hobart, Salamanca Market 

Set off on a guided tour, taking you to Salamanca Place, Constitution Dock and the harbour area. Later, visit Salamanca Market or perhaps join an optional full-day Bruny Island adventure (own expense). B  

Day 6. Hobart, Mt Field National Park, Lake St Clair, Strahan 

6 Day (TX6AA) guests conclude their tour in Hobart. Explore Russell Falls, the jewel in the crown of Mt Field National Park, then continue to the pristine World Heritage-listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Travel to the town of Strahan where tonight, you’ll enjoy a buffet dinner at View 42º Restaurant & Bar. 
Stay: Strahan Village Hilltop. B, D  

Day 7. Strahan, Gordon River Cruise, Cradle Mountain 

Cruise Macquarie Harbour and enter the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. Continue to Sarah Island, once Tasmania’s oldest convict settlement. Return to Strahan, bound for Cradle Mountain. Special Stay – unwind at Cradle Mountain Hotel. 
Stay: Cradle Mountain Hotel. B, L, D

Day 8. Cradle Mountain, Dove Lake, Sheffield, Stanley and The Nut, Smithton 

Visit Waldheim Chalet and Dove Lake. Travel via Sheffield to Stanley, then arrive in Smithton. Special Stay – relax at the Tall Timbers Hotel. A Taste of Australia – enjoy a dinner showcasing local produce.
Stay: Smithton, Tall Timbers Hotel. B, D  

Day 9. Ashgrove Cheese Factory, Great Lakes Plateau, Depart Launceston

Like a Local – sample handmade cheese at Ashgrove Cheese Factory. Travel along the Great Lakes Plateau and the shores of the Great Lake. Your tour concludes later at the airport.  B

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(*) Prices are US Dollars per person.