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Tasman Discovery

Launceston Return
Trip Code: TX9LL
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

A Bustling Marketplace

Explore the vibrant Salamanca Market in Hobart, which is home to more than 300 stalls.

Australia's Convict Prison

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

Lovely Fields of Lavender

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

Your Vacation Includes

  • Immersive Insider Experiences
  • Travelmarvel Tour Director, plus local guides in select locations
  • Overseas transfers, luggage porterage & tipping

Map & Itinerary

Australia Map TX9LL 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 at the iconic James Boag’s Brewery, followed by a Welcome Dinner this evening.


On arrival, you’ll transfer to your hotel in Launceston. After settling in, enjoy a picturesque journey following the Tamar River.

Stay: Launceston, Hotel Grand Chancellor

Daily :
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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


Drive through the scenic wine-producing area of northern Tasmania. Traverse Weldborough Pass and stop at East Coast Natureworld. Here, meet a Tasmanian devil and other native animals. 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

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Travel into Freycinet National Park where you’ll enjoy an insightful walk with a naturalist guide.


Enjoy a special Insider Experience this morning. Discover the historic heart of Tasmania in Richmond, home to the Richmond Bridge. 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

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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. Later, join a cruise around the Isle of the Dead to hear haunting stories about the convicts that were buried here. Return to Hobart where you’ll enjoy an exciting Insider Experience.

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.


On the brand-new Spirit of the Wild, cruise across 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

In Smithton, stay at the charming Tall Timbers Hotel and enjoy a tantalising three-course dinner featuring an array of seasonal produce from local salmon to delicious Tasmanian oysters.


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.


After an Insider Experience, your holiday comes to an end with a transfer to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

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.

A Taste of Tasmania

Savour a range of feature dinners including an exclusive Tasmanian Fare Feature Dinner at Smithton.

Be Immersed in Nature

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

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

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