8 Days Wilderness & Beaches
Wilderness & Beaches: 8 Days/ 7 Nights
Launceston, Cradle Mountain, Strahan, Hobart, Freycinet
Prices Includes Standard Return Spirit of Tasmania Ferry (Normal size car & Ocean View Recliners)
- Standard Package: from $1,499 per person
- Superior Package: from $1,699 per person
Arrive with Spirit of Tasmania Ferry, Drive to Launceston City. Walks in Cataract Gorge.
Drive along the west bank of Tamar River, then cut across northern Tasmania to the UNESCO World Heritage area of Cradle Mountain.
Accommodation: Cradle Mountain
Explore the many walks at Cradle Mountain National Park. Drive to the west coast village of Strahan. Stop at Henty Dunes and Zeehan Mining Museum on the way.
Enjoy the stunning Gordon River Cruise* – lunch Included. Drive out to Ocean Beach to feel the “Roaring 40s” and experience a wilderness cool tempered beach at its best.
*Note: Superior Package will include Captain’s Upper Deck (VIP) on the Gordon River Cruise. All alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages included with lunch.
Traverse alpine region and drive through the old mining town of Queenstown and through to Lake St. Clair. Visit the ‘Wall in the Wilderness’ before stopping for lunch at the Derwent Bridge Hotel. Walk in the rainforest to experience ferns, tall trees and waterfalls at Russell Falls before following the Derwent Valley into Hobart.
Spend the day exploring Salamanca Place and Battery Point. If Saturday, Salamanca Market will be in full swing. Drive up Mt. Wellington for spectacular views over southern Tasmania. Optional self-drive to historic Richmond – 20 minutes from Hobart.
Drive to Port Arthur. Admission to Port Arthur Historic Site included. Enjoy and afternoon-drive up the east coast via Orford to Freycinet National Park. Stop at Spiky Bridge, Kate’s Berry Farm and Freycinet Vineyard on the way.
Accommodation: Freycinet or Swansea
Take the 4 hour cruise to Wineglass Bay including served lunch. Drive to Bicheno and northwards. Cut over the Elephant Pass and then through St. Marys and the Fingal Valley to join the Heritage Highway. Follow it to Launceston.
Standard Return Spirit of Tasmania Ferry (Normal size car & Ocean View Recliners). 7 nights accommodation, 5 hour Gordon River cruise including lunch, entry to Port Arthur convict site, 4-hour Wineglass Bay cruise including lunch, National Parks pass and full itinerary.