Visit Port Arthur, once Australia's most notorious convict prison, and take a guided tour through this intriguing site.
At Bridestowe Lavender Farm, enjoy a tour the distillery and sample some unique lavender-inspired fare.
Explore the vibrant Salamanca Market in Hobart, which is home to more than 300 stalls.
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Visit the gold mining town of Beaconsfield, and take a guided tour of the Mine & Heritage Centre.
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 ChancellorDaily :
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 BichenoDaily :
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. On the way to Port Arthur, see how nature and time have created spectacular rock formations such as the Tessellated Pavement and Tasman Arch.
Stay: Port Arthur Motor InnDaily :
Visit Port Arthur, once Australia’s most notorious convict prison, and take a guided tour through this intriguing site.
Dine overlooking the iconic waterfront at Customs House Restaurant this evening.
Join a cruise around the Isle of the Dead and hear haunting stories about the convicts buried there. Later, travel to Hobart and tonight, you’ll enjoy an exciting Insider Experience.
Stay: Two Nights, RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment HotelDaily :
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 :
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 HilltopDaily :
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 HotelDaily :
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 HotelDaily :
Sample some of Tasmania’s finest chocolate during a tour at the House of Anvers.
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, Hotel Grand ChancellorDaily :
Explore Cataract Gorge during a guided cruise along the picturesque Tamar River.
Start the day with a delicious breakfast, before setting off to explore some natural wonders in the heart of Launceston. Your journey comes to an end as you are transferred to the airport.Daily :
Savour a range of feature dinners including an exclusive Tasmanian Fare Feature Dinner at Smithton.
Stay at the heart of some of Tasmania's most stunning scenery, at the Cradle Mountain Hotel.
Enjoy canapes and a Welcome Drink at James Boag's Brewery in Launceston before a special Welcome Dinner at your hotel.
It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.