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Freycinet Escape

Launceston to Hobart
Trip Code: RTLH6
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

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

  • Unique experiences in up to 8 destinations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 2 locations
  • Finest dining
  • 5 nights hand-picked accommodation
  • Services of an APT Tour Director and Driver
  • Return airport transfers and porterage

Map & Itinerary

Tasmania Map RTHL6 2019/20
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™

Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Continue to Josef Chromy, a northern winery that prides itself on celebrating Tasmanian grapes. Here you’ll be treated to a specially prepared lunch and have the chance to sample some of the winery’s finest drops.

FREEDOM TO CHOOSE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps discover the wonders of Seahorse World or see the elusive inhabitants of Platypus House in a unique indoor setting. Alternatively, embark on a historical journey as you enjoy a guided tour of the Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre. Or, embark on a fully guided tour of James Boag's historic brewery, which concludes in a tasting.


Arrive Launceston, where we’ll met you and transfer you to your hotel. Packed with a plethora of old country charm, delicious food and wine and elegant Colonial and Victorian architecture, Launceston has one of the best-preserved early cityscapes in Australia. After checking in, you’ll be given the chance to explore this beautiful city on a late afternoon guided tour, before dinner tonight.

Stay: Launceston, Peppers Silo Hotel

Daily :
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Today you'll travel through the scenic wine-producing areas of northern Tasmania en route to the Bridestowe Lavender Estate. Here, take a tour of the distillery and sample unique lavender-infused fare. Afterwards, meet a rare Tasmanian devil at East Coast Natureworld.


After visiting Bridestowe Lavender Estate, traverse Weldborough Pass, past forested hills and farmland, and stop at East Coast Natureworld to meet a Tasmanian devil. This evening, enjoy time at leisure.

Stay: Two Nights: Freycinet National Park, Freycinet Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

After breakfast this morning, you'll enjoy a guided walking tour along Cape Tourville, admiring the stunning coastal scenery. Tonight, savour a gourmet BBQ that showcases the finest regional produce, with views overlooking Coles Bay (weather permitting).

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM TO CHOOSE™ - Sightseeing

You may choose to explore the infamous and thought-provoking Museum of Old & New Art, also known as the "subversive adult Disneyland". Alternatively, take a fun guided tour looking at the history of alcohol in Hobart, or perhaps enjoy a historical guided walking tour.


Depart for Hobart this morning. On arrival, select your preferred sightseeing activity. Spend the remainder of your day at leisure.

Stay: Two Nights: Hobart, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Harbour View Room

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Today, explore the Port Arthur Historic Site, Australia’s most intact, evocative and notorious convict prison, on a guided tour. See the famous sandstone Penitentiary then visit the Convict Church and Separate Prison. You'll then step aboard a cruise around the Isle of the Dead and hear haunting stories about the convicts who were transported here from across the world and eventually buried there. Afterwards, you’ll see historic rock formations including the Tessellated Pavement, and Tasman Arch. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner at Mures Upper Deck.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

This morning, walk the Salamanca Market and peruse the treasures of Tasmania at more than 300 stalls. Wander through the array of goods from hand-crafted jewellery and carved wooden trinkets to tantalising Tasmanian gin. Afterwards, bid a fond farewell to the Apple Isle. We say goodbye before we transfer you to the airport for your flight.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Peppers Silo Hotel

Stay at the brand new Peppers Silo Hotel, housed in an iconic 1960’s heritage building.

Freycinet Lodge

This award-winning lodge boasts a spectacular waterfront location just inside beautiful Freycinet National Park.

Mures Upper Deck Dinner

The ultimate seafood experience in Hobart, with views of Victoria Dock, savour a fresh approach to a la carte dining.

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

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