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    Highlights of Tasmania’s East Coast
    6 days | 5 nights
    From $2,054* per person twin share
    Self-drive package from Hobart to Launceston
    It's no wonder why people choose to "come down for air" in Tasmania. From the Port Arthur Historic Site to Freycinet National Park to cellar doors in Launceston, Tasmania's east coast will delight you at every turn and give you the freedom to relax and unwind.

    This self-drive package from Hobart to Launceston takes you on a leisurely journey through the vast wilderness and dazzling beaches of Tasmania's east coast, featuring the area's unique history, picturesque views, and sensational food and wine.
    Package inclusions: Package highlights:

    Package inclusions:

    Package highlights:

    Package inclusions:

    Package inclusions:

    • 2 nights at Macq01, Hobart
    • 2 nights at Freycinet Lodge, Coles Bay
    • 1 night at Peppers Silo, Launceston
    • 6 day car hire – Hertz Toyota Corolla 5 door hatch auto or similar^
    • Full day Tasman Island Cruises tour & Port Arthur Historic Site
    • Wineglass Bay cruise with Sky Lounge upgrade
    Package highlights:

    Package highlights:

    • Full-Day Tasman Island Cruises tour & Port Arthur Historic Site – this wilderness cruise takes you along the spectacular coastline between Port Arthur and Eaglehawk Neck, beneath the highest vertical sea cliffs in the southern hemisphere at Cape Pillar, moving past waterfalls, rock formations, archways, and deep-sea caves. You’ll meet a variety of wildlife including seals and sea birds
    • Wineglass Bay cruise with Sky Lounge upgrade – on this cruise you will see the exquisite beauty of the Freycinet Peninsula aboard the Schouten Passage II
    Valid for travel
    1 Aug – 19 Dec 2020; 16 Jan - 3 Feb, 12 Feb - 31 Mar 2021
    Offer expires
    31 Aug 2020 unless sold prior

    Itinerary

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    Day 1

    Welcome to Tasmania

    Welcome to the second oldest capital of Australia, Hobart. After you have collected your vehicle you may wish to head up to Mount Wellington summit and take in the panoramic view of Hobart before checking into your hotel.

    Day 2

    Exploring the Southern Coastlines

    Venture south on a wilderness cruise along the spectacular coastline between Port Arthur and Eaglehawk Neck. Cruise beneath the highest vertical sea cliffs in the Southern Hemisphere at Cape Pillar, explore waterfalls, rock formations, archways, and deep-sea caves and meet a variety of wildlife including many seals and sea birds in the thousands.

    Afterwards you will travel back in time to the Port Arthur Historic Site before returning to Hobart.

    Day 3

    Freycinet National Park

    Head north east to Freycinet National Park; surrounded by the blue waters of Great Oyster Bay and the stunning mountain range.

    On your first morning you will jump aboard the luxurious catamaran and set sail around Wineglass Bay. Keep a lookout for sea eagles, pods of dolphins and the Australian fur seals. The Sky lounge is an adult only lounge for up to 26 people with direct access to the Captains Bridge and private viewing deck. On board you will also feast on a smorgasbord of plump local oysters, alongside salmon and smoked meats, breads, cheeses and salad served with the East Coast’s renowned wines and artisan brews.

    Day 4

    Freycinet National Park

    A day to freely explore this magical region abundant with spectacular views, beaches, bushland, walking tracks and to sample Tassie’s iconic wines and gins.

    Day 5

    Journey to Launceston

    The drive to northern Tasmania is a short but beautiful journey. Depending on how you feel, you may wish to head up the long way via the infamous Bay of Fires with crystal-clean waters, white sandy beaches, and orange-covered granite boulders.

    Once you reach Launceston there are many attractions to see and do including Cataract Gorge with hiking trails, beautiful gardens, local wildlife and the world’s longest single span chairlift. Get that Insta shot of flowering purple fields at Bridestowe Lavender farm or travel out to the Tamar Valley home to 32 vineyards and many paddock to plate dining experiences.

    Day 6

    Farewell Tassie

    Today we say farewell to Tasmania however if you have time you might wish to visit Penny Royal with adventure activities, cellar door tastings and dining experiences before heading off to Launceston airport.

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    * Conditions

    Advertised prices are per person twin share, land only (unless stated otherwise), correct at time of publication, are subject to availability and may change at any time without notification due to fluctuations in charges, taxes and currency. Offer is valid on new bookings only. Valid for travel from 1 Aug – 19 Dec 2020; 16 Jan – 3 Feb, 12 Feb – 31 Mar 2021. Surcharges may apply over special event periods and over school holidays. ^Car Rental: Car rental is based on a Hertz Rentals Toyota Corolla 5 door hatch auto or similar. Vehicle insurance excess conditions and one-way fees may apply. Inclusions are subject to change based on operational capabilities. Children 17 years and under are not permitted in the Sky Lounge on the Wineglass Bay cruise. Other conditions may apply. Please view the TravelManagers general terms and conditions here and contact your personal travel manager for more details.

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