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Heritage and Culture

Launceston to Hobart
Trip Code: RT04
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation
  • Pricing & Availability

Trip Highlights

Australia's Convict Prison

Visit Port Arthur, once Australia's most notorious convict prison, and take a guided tour through this intriguing site

Scenic Coastal Wonder

Discover the beauty of Freycinet National Park as you take a guided walk along Cape Tourville

Bridestowe Lavender Estate

Enjoy a guided tour of the distillery and sample lavender-inspired fare including ice cream, fudge and cheese

Your Vacation Includes

  • Included sightseeing in up to 10 locations
  • Expert guides in select locations
  • The services of an APT Tour Director and Driver
  • 3 nights hand-picked accommodation
  • Return airport transfers and porterage
  • A total of 6 meals

Map & Itinerary

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Tasmania Map RT04 2017/18

Launceston to Hobart

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Freedom of Choice™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps discover the wonders of Seahorse World, or see the elusive inhabitants of Platypus House. Alternatively, visit the historic James Boag’s Brewery or indulge in high tea at your hotel Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Dinner and Drink with a menu exclusively chosen for APT guests. You’ll also learn some cooking tips from the Hotel Grand Chancellor’s chef.


Arrive in Launceston and transfer to your hotel. After exploring the city on a guided tour, you’ll be able to choose an exciting sightseeing activity.

Stay: Launceston, Hotel Grand Chancellor

Daily :
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This morning at Bridestowe Lavender Estate, take a tour of the distillery and sample unique lavender-infused fare.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Meet a rare Tasmanian devil at East Coast Natureworld.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This afternoon at Freycinet National Park, enjoy a guided walk along Cape Tourville and admire the stunning coastal scenery.


Traverse Weldborough Pass and stop at East Coast Natureworld. Continue to Freycinet National Park where tonight you’ll savour an exclusive Gourmet BBQ overlooking Coles Bay (weather permitting). For an additional cost you have the opportunity to enjoy a scenic flight over Freycinet. If you’re looking for the ultimate way to see the wonders of Freycinet National Park, this breathtaking scenic flight is for you. From the comfort of your Cessna 172 aircraft, you’ll feel at one with nature as you soar high over the dazzling coastline and azure waters of Wineglass Bay.

Stay: Freycinet National Park, Freycinet Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

This morning after breakfast, you have some time at leisure to explore Freycinet National Park. Perhaps take a walk to Wineglass Bay lookout and take in the views of pure white beaches and the surrounding bushland. Later, travel to the heritage towns of Ross and Richmond and admire their historic convict-built bridges. Then enter Tasman National Park. You’ll see how nature and time create spectacular rock formations such as the Tessellated Pavement, Devils Kitchen and Tasman Arch. Continue along a scenic stretch of road to one of Australia’s most historic sites, the convict settlement of Port Arthur. This evening, stay in the shadows of the former penal colony.

Stay: Port Arthur Motor Inn, overlooking the historic site

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Step back in time as you explore the Port Arthur Historic Site. There’s no better place to imagine how convict life would have been as you tour the ruins, explore the chilling prison and cruise across Mason Cove around the Isle of the Dead. Afterwards, travel to Hobart and transfer to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Astounding Accommodation

Located within Freychinet National Park, enjoy accommodation that celebrates the surrounding bays and mountains

Grand Chancellor Launceston

Overlooking the city, relax in some of Launceston's finest rooms and suites

Not An Average BBQ

Savour an exclusive gourmet BBQ overlooking Coles Bay in Freycinet National Park

From the Australian Outback and Europe’s waterways to the icescapes of Antarctica and far beyond, we won’t just take you there, we’ll immerse you in the wonders of each and every place you visit

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