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Grand Tasman

Launceston Return
10 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: TXT10
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Highlights

Lovely Fields of Lavender

At Bridestowe Lavender Farm, enjoy a tour the distillery and sample some unique lavender-inspired fare

Australia's Convict Prison

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

Enjoy a picturesque Cruise

Explore Cataract Gorge as you glide along the tranquil Tamar River on a guided cruise

Your Vacation Includes

  • Immersive Insider Experiences
  • 9 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch and 8 Dinners
  • Travelmarvel Tour Director, plus local guides in select locations
  • Overseas transfers, luggage porterage & tipping

Map & Itinerary

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Australia Map TXT10 2018/19

Launceston Return

Designed exclusively for our guests
INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a range of included special or unique excursions and events

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit the gold mining town of Beaconsfield, and take a guided tour of the Mine & Heritage Centre.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy canapes and a Welcome Drink as you wander through the gallery at the Design Centre of Tasmania,


On arrival, you’ll transfer to your hotel in Launceston. After settling in, enjoy a picturesque journey following the Tamar River. Enjoy two fantastic Insider Experiences today.

Stay: Launceston, Best Western Plus

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

At Bridestowe Lavender Estate, enjoy a guided tour of the distillery and sample unique lavender-inspired fare.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Travel into Freycinet National Park where you’ll enjoy a guided walk, then proceed to the town of Bicheno.


Drive through the scenic wine-producing area of northern Tasmania and visit Bridestowe Lavender Estate. Traverse Weldborough Pass and stop at East Coast Natureworld. Here, meet a Tasmanian devil and other native animals. Visit Freycinet National, then continue on to the seaside town of Bicheno. Later, you might like to gain a special insight into the lives of little penguins (own expense).

Stay: Beachfront Bicheno

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Discover the historic heart of Tasmania at Campbell Town and Ross. Continue south to Richmond, home to the Richmond Bridge, which is 25km long. It is then off to Hobart to enjoy an informative city tour, which depicts the city’s rich history.

Stay: Three Nights, RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Return to Hobart and dine overlooking the iconic waterfront at Customs House Restaurant this evening.


Heading out of Hobart this morning, take in the dramatic coastline scenes from the narrow peninsula of Eaglehawk Neck. Visit Port Arthur, then return to Hobart for dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Soak up the old-world charm and lively culture of the Tasmanian capital today during a guided tour. Wander around Salamanca Place, visit Constitution Dock and enjoy the views from the city’s picturesque harbour. The Apple Isle also has a growing reputation for high quality food and wine, with Hobart at its core. Visit the famous Salamanca Market and peruse the treasures of Tasmania at more than 300 stalls, which showcase the best of the island’s fresh and famous produce. During leisure time this afternoon, you might choose to embark on a tour of Australia’s oldest brewery; visit the unique Museum of Old and New Art; or enjoy a Bruny Island adventure (own expense).

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Framed by lush vegetation, the three-tiered Russell Falls is a jewel in the crown of Mt Field National Park. After a short walk to marvel at the famed falls, continue to World Heritage-listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Here, relish the pristine wilderness on the shores of Lake St Clair. Later, travel by coach to the town of Strahan and enjoy a buffet dinner at View 42º Restaurant and Bar this evening.

Stay: Strahan Village Hilltop

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Encounter Tasmanian nature at its finest during a stay at Cradle Mountain Hotel.


Cruise Macquarie Harbour and enter the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. On arrival in Strahan, reboard your coach and head for Cradle Mountain.

Stay: Cradle Mountain Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Stay at the charming Tall Timbers Hotel and enjoy a tantalising three-course Feature dinner showcasing an array of seasonal produce from local beef to delicious Tasmanian cheeses.


Take in the serenity of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. This is quintessential Tasmania, where breathtaking landscapes are covered with alpine flora. Visit Waldheim Chalet and marvel at the views from the shores of Dove Lake. Then travel via the mural town of Sheffield to Stanley, set in the shadow of The Nut. Later, arrive in Tasmania’s north-western town of Smithton.

Stay: Smithton, Tall Timbers Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Sample some of Tasmania’s finest chocolate during a tour at the House of Anvers.


Tour the House of Anvers. Afterwards, journey to the Great Lake and admire the vast body of water that draw anglers from all over Australia. Continue to Launceston, where you will enjoy a Farewell Dinner and Drink.

Stay: Launceston, Best Western Plus

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Explore beautiful Cataract Gorge during a guided cruise along the Tamar River.


Start the day with a delicious breakfast, before setting off to explore some natural wonders in the heat of Launceston. Explore Cataract Gorge, then visit historic Woolmers Estate before transferring to Launceston Airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Tall Timbers Hotel

Indulge in breathtaking rural views at the Tall Timbers Hotel in Smithton

Be Immersed in Nature

Stay at the heart of some of Tasmania's most stunning scenery, at the Cradle Mountain Hotel

Welcome Drink and Dinner

Enjoy canapes and a Welcome Drink at James Boag's Brewery in Launceston before a special Welcome Dinner at your hotel

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