Explore the best what Tasmania has to offer on this weeklong private tour starting in Launceston.

We invite you to explore the most iconic places in Tasmania and some local treasures off the beaten track. Join us and visit the historic convict site at Port Arthur. Step on the white sandy beaches of the stunning Wineglass Bay and walk up to the newly build lookout. Take a stroll around the iconic Dove Lake within Cradle Mountain National Park and take your memories home.

This 7-day tour shows you Tasmanian in style from Launceston to Hobart. Sleep in comfortable accommodation and enjoy the many inclusions on this private departure.

 

 

Tour Tasmania and experience the island’s iconic destinations. Australia’s island state is world renowned for its magnificent natural environment, endemic wildlife, dark history and quality food & wine.

TOUR INCLUDES:

  • 7 days of private guided touring
  • Transport in well-appointed vehicle
  • 6 nights’ accommodation
  • 6 x breakfast, 7 x lunch
  • Devils@Cradle – After dark feeding experience
  • Private Brickendon Farm Tour
  • Entry Port Arthur
  • Entry Bonorong Wildlife Park
  • Entry to MONA
  • A range of wine tastings and all National Parks passes.

 

Day 1                           LAUNCESTON – CRADLE MOUNTAIN

 

Meet your guide at Launceston airport at noon to start your journey to UNESCO World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain National Park. Travel through lush rolling farm pastures before reaching alpine bush. Enjoy an introduction to this fascinating alpine environment before arriving at your accommodation.

 

Accommodation:        Cradle Mountain Hotel (King Split room)                  

Meals:                         Lunch

 

Day 2                           CRADLE MOUNTAIN AND DOVE LAKE

 

On a clear day the rugged grandeur of Cradle Mountain is reflected in the tranquil waters of Dove Lake, or you may experience the drama of its craggy peaks through swirling mist. Your guide will share with you an insight into the history, flora and fauna of the region. In the late afternoon, visit Devils@Cradle Wildlife Sanctuary to gain insights about the world’s largest carnivorous marsupial and witness a feeding of this unique species.

Accommodation:        Cradle Mountain Hotel (King Split room)      

Meals:                          Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 3                           CRADLE MOUNTAIN – FREYCINET NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast, leave the rugged Cradle Valley and travel towards Launceston. Discover Brickendon, a 7th generation working farm which has been UNESCO heritage listed for its convict history. Your host for this private tour will be one of the family members. Enjoy lunch at an award-winning winery in the Tamar Valley before travelling to Tasmania’s East Coast with its exceptional beauty, pristine white sandy beaches and granite coastline.

Accommodation:        Freycinet Lodge (One room Cabin)                            

Meals:                          Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 4                           FREYCINET NATIONAL PARK – WINEGLASS BAY

 

Today, there will be ample time to explore the unsurpassed beauty of the Freycinet National Park. Walk the track up to the world-famous Wineglass Bay lookout for some stunning photo opportunities, with views across Freycinet National Park. A shorter clifftop walk around the lighthouse at Cape Tourville is also on offer. Taste fresh oysters or some of our cold climate wines before this day concludes.

 

Accommodation:        Freycinet Lodge (One room Cabin)                            

Meals:                          Breakfast and Lunch and a tasting

 

 

Day 5                           FREYCINET PENINSULA – TASMAN PENINSULA – HOBART

 

Enjoy a scenic drive south along the East Coast, passing through sleepy fishing villages and spectacular coastal scenery. Continue to the Tasman Peninsula where you will visit Port Arthur and hear the story of Tasmania’s famous UNESCO World Heritage listed convict settlement. Set in tranquil gardens, Tasmania’s famous convict settlement site harbours a dark history which our experienced guide will bring to life. Your accommodation for this evening is in Tasmania’s capital city, Hobart.

 

Accommodation:        Lenna of Hobart (Harbour View room)                      

Meals:                          Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 6                           BONORONG – MT FIELD NATIONAL PARK

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary is your opportunity to experience Tasmanian Devils, Wombats, Quolls and other Australian animals. The Tasmanian kangaroos at Bonorong are incredibly gentle, so take the delightful opportunity to hand feed them. This dedicated team of wildlife carers provides an invaluable service to the research and protection of native wildlife in Tasmania. Our journey continues through the picturesque Derwent Valley dotted with orchards, hop fields and quaint reminders of the historic origins of the area. After lunch, travel to Mount Field National Park, the oldest in the state. Explore the green forest canopy where you crane your neck to see some of the tallest flowering trees in the world. The majesty of Russell Falls is revealed after a short stroll through the lush rain forest.

 Accommodation:        Lenna of Hobart (Harbour View room)                      

Meals:                          Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 7                           MONA – HOBART DEPARTURE

Enjoy a stroll in Tasmania’s capital. Hobart is a quaint city which features many well-preserved sandstone buildings. The vibrant waterfront and Salamanca Place were once the hub of a thriving whaling industry. On Saturdays it is host to the legendary Salamanca Market. Continue to MONA, Museum of Old & New Art, the largest private art collection in Australia. With its fascinatingly eclectic blend of ancient and modern exhibits, MONA is a truly exceptional experience. After lunch, travel to the Coal River Valley Wine region and sample some of the region’s award-winning wines. Discover the charming village of Richmond with its elegant Georgian architecture. Soak up the nostalgia of colonial times as you enjoy a walk by the river. Your guide will bid you farewell at Hobart airport or your accommodation.

 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, the 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

 

 

 

 

This private tour can start every day of the year except Christmas Day, New Years Day, Australia Day and Good Friday.