Tour starts and ends in Hobart

Want to see it all and discover the true Tasmania’s magnificent UNESCO World Heritage wilderness with us? We invite you to join this entirely privately guided Wilderness Experience. The island of Tasmania covers over 1 million hectares and constitutes one of the world’s last expanses of temperate rainforests.

We like to showcase the diverse natural environment of Tasmania which incorporates fascinating landscapes, breathtaking scenery and unique wildlife encounters. All this combined with deluxe accommodation, expert interpretation, great company, and nearly everything included.

TOUR INCLUSIONS:

  • 10 days of private touring with local expert guide
  • Transport in well-appointed vehicle
  • 9 x nights’ 4-star accommodation
  • 9 x breakfasts, 10 x lunches, 1x picnic dinner
  • All activities and national parks passes.

Day 1                           HOBART – STRAHAN

Today, travel into the heart of Tasmania’s World Heritage wilderness. At Lake St. Clair it will be time to step out to enjoy the fresh alpine air along the shores of Australia’s deepest lake. Visit ‘The Wall’, a unique art project where sculptor Greg Duncan is creating a 100 meter long wall of wooden relief sculpture depicting Tasmania’s stories. Before reaching the quaint village of Strahan on the West Coast, stop at Franklin River and the stunning Nelson Waterfalls.

Accommodation:        Ormiston House, Strahan (Double room)                                                    

Meals:                          Lunch

Day 2                           GORDON RIVER CRUISE – CORINNA

 

Cruise across Macquarie Harbour to the tranquil reaches of the Gordon River, which is sure to be one of the highlights of your Tasmanian sojourn. First stop is Heritage Landing in the rainforest, where you will take a walk among ancient temperate rainforest trees, many of them Gondwanan relicts. You can then explore the world of convicts of Sarah Island, the site of Tasmania’s most remote and notorious convict settlement. On your return to Strahan continue to Corinna, a restored historic settlement set on the Pieman River, on the southern boundary of the Tarkine, with access by gravel road and vehicle barge only.

Accommodation:        Corinna Wilderness Village (Queen Eco Retreat)                              

Meals:                         Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3                           PIEMAN RIVER – CORINNA

Today, experience the highly regarded Pieman River Cruise, with excellent commentary, stunning reflections, freedom from other vessels and a truly personal experience with the river and rainforest. The cruise passes close to the wreck of the SS Croydon at the mouth of the Savage River, and to Lover’s Falls near the mouth of the Donaldson. This is an uplifting and authentic experience, rich in history, nature and personal anecdotes.

Accommodation:        Corinna Wilderness Village (Queen Eco Retreat)                                    

Meals:                        Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 4                           CORINNA – CRADLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

This morning leave Corinna for your journey to UNESCO World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain National Park. On the way, you have the opportunity to go for a bushwalk in the forest before settling into your accommodation for the evening.

Accommodation:        Cradle Mountain Lodge, Cradle Valley (Pencil Pine cabin)                      

Meals:                         Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 5                           CRADLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

This morning’s activity is a bush walk in the National Park on the Dove Lake Circuit, where you immerse yourself in the beauty of this majestic setting. Learn about native flora and fauna along the way, with highlights including the ballroom forest and lakeside beaches.

Accommodation:        Cradle Mountain Lodge, Cradle Valley (Pencil Pine cabin)                      

Meals:                         Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 6                           CRADLE MOUNTAIN – NARAWNTAPU NATIONAL PARK

Depart Cradle Valley and meet Tasmania’s North Coast. Travel through the village of Sheffield, a town filled with murals depicting Tasmanian life and history. In the evening, enjoy a wildlife spotlighting expedition in Narawntapu National Park, home to an abundance of kangaroos, wombats, wallabies and many other marsupials. With a bit of luck and a lot of patience, you may also be rewarded with a glimpse of a Tasmanian Devil in the wild before we arrive in Launceston later this afternoon.

 Accommodation:        The Verge Hotel, Launceston (Verge Luxe room)                                    

Meals:                         Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 7                           LAUNCESTON – BINALONG BAY (BAY OF FIRES)

Wake up to a relaxed morning in a traditional Tasmanian homestead before departing for the East Coast.Travel to the internationally acclaimed Bay of Fires, a region of white beaches, blue water and granite splashed with orange lichen. Stop in at the village of Pyengana, renowned for its artisan cheeses, then stretch your legs with a rainforest walk to St Columba Falls. The east coast greets you with its expansive white-sand beaches. Our overnight destination is Binalong Bay, the entrance to the Bay of Fires and one of Tasmania’s most beautiful beaches.

Accommodation:        Panorama Eco Resort, St Helens (Waterview room)                                

Meals:                          Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 8                           BAY OF FIRES RESERVE –MT WILLIAM NATIONAL PARK

Today, explore the Bay of Fires Reserve and Mt William National Park, one of the world’s great coastal regions, stretching 35 km north of Binalong Bay. A walk along the granite coastline or on one of the many beaches will allow you to marvel at the colourful red and orange rocks lining the coast. Spend the evening relaxing at your accommodation, with views stretching from your treetop location to the shores of the ocean.

 Accommodation:        Panorama Eco Resort, St Helens (Waterview room)                                   

Meals:                          Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 9                           FREYCINET NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast travel to Freycinet National Park. Today, there will be ample time to explore the unsurpassed beauty of the Freycinet Peninsula and take an interpreted walk to the world famous Wineglass Bay lookout for some stunning photo opportunities. A shorter cliff top walk around the lighthouse at Cape Tourville is also on offer.

 Accommodation:        Freycinet Lodge, Coles Bay (One room cabin)                             

Meals:                         Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 10                         FREYCINET PENINSULA – HOBART DEPARTURE

Enjoy a leisure morning before travelling to Hobart. Enjoy lunch at one of Tasmania’s boutique wineries, followed by a visit to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary to experience Tasmanian Devils, Wombats, Wallabies, Quolls and other Australian animals first hand. This dedicated team of wildlife carers provide an invaluable service to the research and protection of native wildlife in Tasmania. Continue to your accommodation or Hobart airport where your guide will bid you farewell.

Meals:                         Breakfast and Lunch

  

A special gift from Premier Travel Tasmania: Tassie Devil Adoption Package:

Included in your package you find your own personalised Tassie Devil Adoption package. Visit your adopted Tassie devil and see how this program assists with breeding, rehabilitation, and re-introduction of this endangered species.

*Valid for 12months, package include a personalised adoption certificate, a photo of the adopted animal, a species fact card, general sanctuary information and animal updated on social media

The Tour includes:

Private touring with local guide, transport in a comfortable and well-appointed vehicle, 9 x nights’ accommodation, 9 x breakfast, 9 x lunch, entry to The Wall in the Wilderness, World Heritage Gordon River Cruise – Gold Pass Upper deck, Pieman River Cruise, entry to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and National Parks passes.

(Small program changes due to unforeseen circumstances may be possible without notice)

 

We offer a daily departure all year around.