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7 Day Private Tour of Tasmania from Hobart

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    Day 1: Tasman Peninsula and Port Arthur Historic Site

    Stop At: Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck, Southeast Tasmania, Tasmania Australia
    Your guide will take you in a private vehicle for a drive outside of Hobart through Sorell and Dunalley an amazingly resilient town that was ravaged by a major fire in 2013 and now rebuilt. You will then stop at Pirates Bay Lookout to look at the stunning coastline at beach.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Devil's Kitchen, Tasman Arch Road, Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania Australia
    Visit Eaglehawk Neck and its stunning coastal views and rock features such as the Pirates Bay Lookout, Tasman’s Arch and Devils Kitchen. Whilst there you will drive past the cute and creative Doo Town with house names such as ‘Dr Doolittle’ and ’This ill Doo’.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Tasman Arch, 20 Tasmans Arch Rd, Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania 7179 Australia
    Visit Eaglehawk Neck and its stunning coastal views and rock features such as the Pirates Bay Lookout, Tasman’s Arch and Devils Kitchen. Whilst there you will drive past the cute and creative Doo Town with house names such as ‘Dr Doolittle’ and ’This ill Doo’.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, 2 South Street, Taranna, Tasmania 7180 Australia
    Stop at Federation Artisan Chocolate where you can taste some of their vast range of flavoured chocolate but also see them being made.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Port Arthur Historic Site, Arthur Highway, Port Arthur, Tasmania 7182 Australia
    You will then travel to the Port Arthur Historic Site to first have lunch then spend some quality time at this World Heritage listed Australian convict site viewing the remains of a convict prison and settlement on the shores of a beautiful deep harbour. Here you will be able to explore their gallery and historic buildings as well as take a harbour cruise and encircle the eerie island graveyard, Isle of the Dead.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Accommodation in Hobart by own arrangement

    Day 2: Huon Valley and Mt Wellington

    Stop At: Mount Wellington, Pinnacle Road, Hobart, Tasmania Australia
    You will be picked up from your Hobart Accommodation and be taken on a private tour up kunanyi/Mt Wellington, only a 20-minute drive from Hobart which sits 1271 metres above sea level. On a clear day it offers an incredible view of the Derwent river, Bruny Island, South West Wilderness, the entire city of Hobart and surrounding area. The journey up takes you through the beautiful township of Fern Tree and the areas thickly forested Wellington Park.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Geeveston, Geeveston, Tasmania
    You will then travel into the rolling hills and rich farming land of Huon Valley, famous for its Apple growing history. You will drive out past Huonville to Geeveston where you will have the opportunity to explore this beautiful town and have lunch.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Tahune Forest Airwalk, Southwest TAS 7139, Australia
    You will then visit Tahune Airwalk (reopening December 2019) where you will be able to see where the two rivers meet and look out to the remote World Heritage Area.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Franklin, Franklin, Tasmania
    On the way back to Hobart we will stop at Franks Cider Bar and Cafe for a cider tasting and a chance to look at their apple museum.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Hobart Accommodation by own arrangement

    Day 3: Derwent Valley, Western Wilds, Queenstown

    Stop At: New Norfolk, New Norfolk, Tasmania
    Your private guide and vehicle will pick you up at your Hobart accommodation drive into the Derwent Valley towards the west coast. You will stop at New Norfolk and Hamilton and see the rural scenery featuring fields of hops and associated Oast houses, used for drying the hops for beer making.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The Wall in the Wilderness, 15352 Lyell Hwy, Derwent Bridge, Tasmania 7140 Australia
    Next stop is The Wall In The Wilderness at Derwent Bridge in Tasmania's Central Highlands. Created and designed by, Greg Duncan, he has plans to carve the history of the highlands in 100 metres of timber, most of which is on rare Huon Pine timber. The extremely beautiful and uncannily accurate pieces of timber include carvings of horses, thylacines, wombats and timber workers and their families.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Derwent Bridge, Derwent Bridge, Tasmania
    Stop here for lunch
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Queenstown, Queenstown, Tasmania
    Next stop is Queenstown where you will marvel at its moonscape, its rugged mining history and the resilience of the people of this region.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Strahan, Strahan, Tasmania
    Your days journey will end in the stunning harbourside town of Strahan.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: You will stay overnight at accomodation in Strahan by own arrangement.

    Day 4: Gordon River Cruise and Cradle Mountain

    Stop At: Gordon River Cruises, 24 Esplanade, Strahan TAS 7468, Australia
    The next morning you will take the 5.5 hour Gordon River Cruise from Strahan's waterfront which includes lunch. This cruise takes you out to Hells Gate at the Mouth of the mouth of the Macquarie Harbour before heading back up the Gordon River where you will see World Heritage Temperate Rainforests.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Stop At: Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania
    After your cruise you will drive to Cradle Mountain to stay overnight.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Stay overnight in Cradle Mountain, accommodation to be arranged by yourself.

    Day 5: Dove Lake Cradle Mountain, Sheffield, Ashgrove Cheese

    Stop At: Dove Lake Circuit, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness Area, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania Australia
    Wake up and take the Dove Lake Walk at Cradle Mountain
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sheffield, Sheffield, Tasmania
    Visit Sheffield for lunch and see its beautiful murals
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, 6173 Bass Hwy, Elizabeth Town, Tasmania 7304 Australia
    Drop into Ashgrove Cheese and see and taste its amazing range of cheeses.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania
    Last stop for the day is Launceston where you will stay over night.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Arrange your own accommodation in launceston

    Day 6: Launcestons Cataract Gorge and Tasmania's East Coast

    Stop At: Cataract Gorge Reserve, Launceston, Tasmania Australia
    First stop this morning is the beautiful Cataract Gorge, a favourte spot with the locals.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Swansea, Swansea, Glamorgan-Spring Bay, Tasmania
    You will then head to the East Coast to Swansea for lunch.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay Road, Coles Bay, Freycinet, Tasmania 7215 Australia
    You will then drive to Coles Bay and Freycinet National Park where you will walk to the Wineglass Bay Lookout (2 hours return) or alternatively drive to Cape Tourville (easy 20 minute 600m circuite walk).
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Hobart, Hobart, Greater Hobart, Tasmania
    You will then drive back to Hobart
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Arrange your own accommodation overnight in Hobart

    Day 7: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Richmond and wine and cheese.

    Stop At: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, 593 Briggs Rd, Hobart, Tasmania 7030 Australia
    Take a private guided tour to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, 30 minute drive outside of Hobart and meet their team of wildlife warriors. You will meet their resident wombats, Tasmanian devils, kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, quolls, possums, snakes and a largerange of native birdlife.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Richmond, Richmond, Clarence, Greater Hobart, Tasmania
    You will then stop at Brighton Bakehouse, famous for their Scallop Pies. This will be followed by a drive through the Coal River Valley to the beautiful historic town of Richmond. Here you will see Richmond Bridge, the oldest sandstone bridge still in use in Australia, and St Johns, the oldest Catholic Church.

    Take a stroll around and see the villages elegant Georgian architecture and beautiful heritage buildings which are now home to galleries, tea shops, craft boutiques and museums.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The Wicked Cheese Co., 1238 Richmond Rd, Richmond, Clarence, Tasmania 7025 Australia
    Heading back to Hobart you will drop into visit the Wicked Cheese Company, where you can see their cheese being made, enjoy free tastings and peruse their provedore shop.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Puddleduck Vineyard, 992 Richmond Rd, Richmond, Clarence, Tasmania 7025 Australia
    Be spoilt with a stop at Puddleduck Vineyard, known for its lovely collection of ducks and native birds, excellent sparkling and sustainable practices.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Hobart, Hobart, Greater Hobart, Tasmania
    Your driver will then take you to Hobart Airport
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    From Port or Accommodation
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    7 days
    Inclusions
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • National Park fees
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck
    • Entry/Admission - Devil's Kitchen
    • Entry/Admission - Tasman Arch
    • Entry/Admission - Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur
    • Entry/Admission - Port Arthur Historic Site
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Wellington
    • Entry/Admission - The Wall in the Wilderness
    • Entry/Admission - Gordon River Cruises
    • Entry/Admission - Dove Lake Circuit
    • Entry/Admission - Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese
    • Entry/Admission - Cataract Gorge Reserve
    • Entry/Admission - Freycinet National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
    • Entry/Admission - The Wicked Cheese Co.
    • Entry/Admission - Puddleduck Vineyard
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Accommodation
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Children must be accompanied by 2 adults
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved wear comfortable shoes
    • Operates in changeable weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Double or Twin Share
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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