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Nature's Splendours

Hobart to Launceston
Trip Code: RT08
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation
  • Pricing & Availability

Trip Highlights

Gordon River Cruise

Glide across Macquarie Harbour and through Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park aboard the Lady Jane Franklin II

The Tasmanian Wilderness

Journey through the Tarkine wilderness area and stop at Sumac Lookout for views of the Arthur River

A Cradle of Beauty

Admire the spectacular views of Cradle Mountain and explore Dove Lake with a local guide

Your Vacation Includes

  • Included sightseeing in up to 10 locations
  • Expert guides in select locations
  • The services of an APT Tour Director and Driver
  • 7 nights hand-picked accommodation
  • Return airport transfers and porterage
  • Finest dining - a total of 14 meals

Map & Itinerary

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Tasmania Map RT08 2017/18

Hobart to Launceston

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

Check into your hotel upon arrival. Once you’ve settled in, you might like to explore the city at your own leisure.

Stay: Hobart, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Harbour view room

Journey through the Derwent Valley and explore Russell Falls in Mt Field National Park. Travel into the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area to Lake St Clair. Continue to Strahan where tonight you’ll dine at View 42° Restaurant.

Stay: Strahan Village, Harbour view room

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

After breakfast, board the luxurious Lady Jane Franklin II for a cruise along the secluded wilderness highway, the Gordon River. Stop at Heritage Landing for a rainforest walk, then arrive at Tasmania’s World Heritage-listed Sarah Island, discovering what was once a convict settlement. During the cruise, you’ll be treated to a lunch of fresh local produce on board, before passing through Hells Gates and returning to Strahan.


After your Signature Experience cruise, travel to Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge.

Stay: Two Nights: Cradle Mountain, Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Experience the beauty of Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake as you explore with a local guide.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - SIGHTSEEING

Perhaps indulge in a wine and cheese tasting or learn about the flora and fauna of the region during a walk with a naturalist guide. Alternatively, enjoy a free afternoon then go searching for native animals on a night spotlight tour.


After exploring Cradle Mountain, choose from a range of exciting Freedom of Choice Sightseeing activities.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Travel to the Tarkine region and stop at Sumac Lookout before taking a walk through the rainforest where you’ll enjoy afternoon tea.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

In Smithton tonight, indulge in an exclusive Tasmanian Fare Dinner.


Journey along the north-west coast to the town of Stanley and see The Nut. Continue to Smithton.

Stay: Smithton, Tall Timbers Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

After a visit to the Museum of Chocolate, enjoy a guided walk around the historic Woolmers Estate. Wander through the museum and take a leisurely stroll through the impressive National Rose Garden, considered to be one of the finest collections of historic roses in the Southern Hemisphere.


Stop in Devonport before continuing to the House of Anvers chocolate factory. Enjoy a tour and tasting of the delicious sweets before visiting the Museum of Chocolate.

Stay: Two Nights: Launceston, Hotel Grand Chancellor

Daily :
  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This morning you will travel to Josef Chromy, a winery that prides itself on celebrating local grapes. Here you’ll be treated to a specially prepared lunch and sample some of the winery’s finest drops.


After breakfast, travel to Josef Chromy. Later tonight, enjoy a Farewell Dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Explore Cataract Gorge this morning before an afternoon transfer to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Sights and Seafood

Overlooking Macquarie Harbour, indulge in fresh seafood and stunning surrounds at View 42°

Grand Chancellor Launceston

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

Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge

Enjoy an iconic wilderness experience at the lakeside Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge

Our people are passionate about dreaming up once-in-a-lifetime experiences for our guests and making them possible

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