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    Tasmanian Wonders
    9 nights
    from $3,405* per person twin share
    TravelManagers exclusive: save $100 per person
    If Tasmania is on your must-do list, this journey offers the ideal introduction to the island state. Combining spectacular landscapes with exposure to rich convict history and gourmet artisan produce, it takes you to unforgettable locations and ensures memorable encounters. Step back in time at Port Arthur, and visit the wild Gordon River, Cradle Mountain and the pristine Tarkine Wilderness.
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    • 9 nights quality accommodation
    • Travel by luxury coach
    • Meals as per itinerary
    • Experienced travel director and driver guide
    • Airport transfers
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    Package highlights:

    • Tasting local salmon on the Gordon River is a foodie dream
    • A stay in a wilderness retreat will immerse you in nature
    • Discovering an iconic 2,000-year old Huon Pine will inspire
    • Your local guides share insider knowledge of Hobart
    Valid for travel
    Departures between 14 Apr 2021 - 30 Nov 2022. Subject to availability. Seasonal surcharges apply. Ask your personal travel manager for details.
    Offer expires
    31 May 2021 unless sold prior

    Itinerary

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    Day 1

    Welcome to Hobart

    Your Tasmanian holiday begins with an afternoon tour of Hobart. You’ll see historic Battery Point, Salamanca Place, the Botanic Gardens, Constitution Dock, the destination of yachts participating in the Sydney to Hobart race each year, and Mt. Nelson, which affords panoramic views over Australia’s southernmost city. Enjoy the company of your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening at a Welcome Reception and dinner.
    Hotel: Wrest Point
    Meals: Dinner

    Day 2

    Hobart – Strahan

    This morning, you’ll head west to New Norfolk and magnificent Mt. Field National Park. Here, you’ll take a walk through lush rainforest to the many-tiered cascade of picturesque Russell Falls. Then enjoy the scenic drive to iconic Lake St. Clair, the deepest freshwater lake in Australia, and continue through the rainforest to the coastal town of Strahan. Nestled on the shores of massive Macquarie Harbour, Strahan is the gateway to the World Heritage listed Franklin- Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.
    Hotel: Strahan Village
    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Day 3

    Strahan – Cradle Mountain

    Today’s highlight experience is a lunch cruise on the Gordon River. You’ll be awestruck by the beauty of the dark waters. Stained amber by buttongrass tannins, they reflect the untouched wilderness that surrounds them. Stop at Sarah Island for an insight into a relic of Tasmania’s lesser-known convict history, the Macquarie Harbour Penal Settlement. See Hells Gates, the treacherous entrance to the harbour, and Heritage Landing, site of a 2,000-year-old Huon Pine. Travel through the mining towns of Rosebery and Tullah on your way to your hotel. After dinner tonight, you may choose to do an optional experience animal night spotting tour or perhaps take advantage of a rare opportunity to see Tasmanian Devils feeding after dark.
    Hotel: Cradle Mountain Hotel
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 4

    Cradle Mountain – Smithton

    This morning, marvel at the inspiring beauty of Cradle Mountain National Park. Join your Travel Director for a guided walk by Dove Lake, where you may spot Bennetts wallabies, echidnas and pademelons along the way. Travel on through rolling green hills to Table Cape for spectacular views of Bass Strait. Picturesque Stanley is in your sights as you head west. Enjoy views of the sheer-sided Stanley bluff known as ‘The Nut’ and take some time to explore. Your destination is Smithton.
    Hotel: Tall Timbers
    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Day 5

    Smithton – Launceston

    Travel along the picturesque northwest coast visiting townships such as Burnie and Penguin where you’ll stop for morning tea and get a chance to wander around the shops and beachfront. Continue on to Ulverstone before heading inland to Sheffield, home to over 60 murals depicting the area’s rich history. You’ll learn about dairy production methods and indulge in a cheese tasting at the award-winning Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm on your way to Launceston, Tasmania’s ‘northern capital’.
    Hotel: Best Western Plus Launceston, 2 nights
    Meals: Breakfast

    Day 6

    Launceston

    This morning, visit the unique natural formation of the Cataract Gorge, home to the longest single-span chairlift in the world, followed by an orientation tour of the city. The afternoon is yours to spend at leisure, exploring all that Launceston has to offer. Consider an optional experience on a Cataract Gorge River Cruise, a Tamar Valley Winery tour, a Beaconsfield Mine tour, or perhaps stay local with a visit to the Art Gallery or the historic Tramway Museum.
    Meals: Breakfast

    Day 7

    Launceston – Bicheno

    This morning, you’ll head west to New Norfolk and magnificent Mt. Field National Park. Here, you’ll take a walk through lush rainforest to the many-tiered cascade of picturesque Russell Falls. Then enjoy the scenic drive to iconic Lake St. Clair, the deepest freshwater lake in Australia, and continue through the rainforest to the coastal town of Strahan. Nestled on the shores of massive Macquarie Harbour, Strahan is the gateway to the World Heritage listed Franklin- Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.
    Hotel: Strahan Village
    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Day 8

    Bicheno – Hobart

    Today, experience the grandeur of Freycinet National Park, taking a guided walk to the lookout at Cape Tourville that affords astonishing views across brilliant blue water, verdant forest and golden beaches. On your way to Hobart, you’ll travel through Swansea and Orford and make a lunch stop in historic Richmond. The village is famous for its elegant Georgian architecture, with beautiful heritage buildings dating to the 1820s now housing galleries, tea shops, craft boutiques and museums.
    Hotel: Wrest Point, 2 nights
    Meals: Breakfast

    Day 9

    Port Arthur

    Explore the Port Arthur Historic Site today, taking a cruise around the Isle of the Dead and a fascinating guided walk of the remains of Port Arthur’s infamous convict prison. There will be time for you to wander the site at your leisure. On the drive back to Hobart, see the amazing natural rock formations of the craggy Tasman Arch, the Devil’s Kitchen and the Blowhole. This evening, mingle with your Travel Director and fellow travellers at a Farewell Dinner in one of Hobart’s popular restaurants.
    Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

    Day 10

    Farewell from Hobart

    Say farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end this morning after breakfast.
    Meals: Breakfast

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    * Conditions

    Advertised prices are per person twin share, correct at time of publication, are subject to availability and can change at any time without notification due to fluctuations in charges, taxes, and currency. Offer is valid on new bookings only. All discounts and savings have been applied to the price. Limited seats and offers on set departures are available and are subject to availability. Save $100 on selected AAT Kings Guided Holidays, Top End Highlights and Tasmanian Wonders, departing between Apr 01, 2021 and Nov 30, 2022. Excludes Jun 27 & Jul 11, 2021 departures (Top End Highlights) and Sep 8, 2021 departure (Tasmanian Wonders). The discount is per person based on twin occupancy and not combinable with Early Payment Discounts, HELLO (up to $600 per couple) Offer, Group Discounts or local promotions. Discount is combinable with Kings Club 5% saving for departures from Apr 01, 2022. Discount is combinable with Kings Club Plus 5% saving on all departures where available. Tours valid for offer when booked through a TravelManagers Personal Travel Manager only: Top End Highlights and Tasmanian Wonders. Applies to new bookings made from Apr 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021. To be eligible for the $100 discount, guests must secure their booking with a deposit five days from booking and pay in full by no later than May 31, 2021. Offer is subject to availability at time of booking and can be withdrawn at any time. The $100 discount will apply to the land portion only. Offer not applicable to single supplement fees. Offer not valid for refund guarantees, and only valid in Australia when booked through the TravelManagers Australia network. Other conditions apply. Please contact your personal travel manager for full terms and conditions.

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