This private luxury tour is designed to show you Tasmania’s diverse natural environment with its stunning white beaches, expansive temperate rainforest, rugged mountain peaks and rolling pastures.

Refresh your senses with divine culinary experiences incorporating the highest quality local produce.

Experience Tasmania and the very best of what it can offer on this exclusive and very special, refined encounter with nature.

Tour highlights:

  • 2 nights at Saffire Freycinet Luxury Lodge
  • 2 nights in a King Billy Suite at Cradle Mountain Lodge
  • the best rooms at the stylish Macq01 Hotel in Hobart
  • helicopter flights
  • private Tasmanian Devil feeding frenzy
  • private wine and cheese tastings
  • Tasman Peninsula scenic flight
  • The best produce and accommodation Tasmania has to offer

 

The Tour includes:

Private touring with a local guide, transport in a well-appointed vehicle, 6 nights’ accommodation, 6 x breakfast, 7 x lunch, 2 x dinner including selected beverages at Saffire, Saffire activities and a $100 spa credit per suite, private feeding frenzy tour at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, half-day Tasman Peninsula scenic flight, entry to MONA, scenic Cradle Mountain helicopter flight, wine and cheese tasting and all National Park Passes.

 (small program changes may be possible without notice due to unforeseen circumstances outside of our control)

Day 1                           LAUNCESTON ARRIVAL – CRADLE MOUNTAIN

Meet your guide at noon at Launceston airport 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. This afternoon, embark on a scenic helicopter flight for the opportunity to see Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake from a different perspective. Experience breath-taking views of Tasmania’s rare natural treasures, and appreciate the stunning beauty of this ancient landscape. Relax and unwind at your lodge accommodation.

Accommodation:        Cradle Mountain Lodge (King Billy Suite)                  

Meals:                          Lunch

 

Day 2                           CRADLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

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.  You may wish to enjoy a bushwalk in the National Park on the Dove Lake Circuit (2.5 hrs) where you can 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. Spend time exploring the fascinating Wilderness Gallery with the biggest Thylacine display in Tasmania. Later in the afternoon experience local produce, with wine and cheese tasting, hosted by Cradle Mountain Lodge.

Accommodation:        Cradle Mountain Lodge (King Billy Suite)                  

Meals:                          Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 3                           CRADLE MOUNTAIN – FREYCINET PENINSULA

 After breakfast, leave Cradle Valley for your journey to Launceston. Enjoy an introduction to Launceston before exploring the scenic Cataract Gorge where the South Esk River forces its way through sheer rocky cliffs. Evoke memories of the genteel Victorian era as you stroll in the landscaped gardens. Enjoy lunch at an award-winning vineyard in the Tamar Valley before continuing to Tasmania’s East Coast, with its exceptional beauty, pristine white sandy beaches and granite coastline. The award-winning  Saffire Luxury Lodge is located in the heart of Great Oyster Bay, overlooked by the imposing backdrop of the “Hazards” granite mountain range. Relax and enjoy the magnificent views or perhaps unwind with a treatment at Saffire day spa.

Accommodation:        Saffire Freycinet (Luxury Suite)                                  

Meals:                          Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 

Day 4                           FREYCINET PENINSULA

Enjoy the many activities on offer at Saffire, including the Tasmanian Devils experience, local wine tour, sightseeing, guided walks, kayaking and mountain biking, or explore Freycinet National Park with your private guide. Take a stroll along Friendly Beaches, where white sand meets the stunning orange rocks of the coast. Walk up to famous Wineglass Bay lookout for exceptional views across the Freycinet Peninsula or visit Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Don’t miss out on the guided tour to a local working oyster farm. Put on your waders and taste freshly shucked Freycinet Pacific oysters in a beautiful setting.

Accommodation:        Saffire Freycinet (Luxury Suite)                                  

Meals:                          Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 

Day 5                           FREYCINET PENINSULA – HOBART

Today enjoy a scenic drive down the East coast, passing the seaside villages of Swansea, Triabunna and Orford to the Coal River Valley. Visit the charming village of Richmond with its preserved colonial architecture. Enjoy lunch at a local vineyard before visiting Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, where you can get up close and personal with Tasmanian Devils and other native animals on your private behind the scenes tour. Take the opportunity to hand feed the delightfully gentle kangaroos. Continue to Hobart and enjoy an introduction to Tasmania’s capital city. The vibrant waterfront, Salamanca Place with its Georgian sandstone buildings was once the hub of a thriving whaling industry. Across the harbour from Salamanca Place check in to one of Tasmania’s luxury accommodation, MACq01, located on Hobart’s waterfront.

Accommodation:        MACq01 (Premium Waterfront Suite)                       

Meals:                         Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 6                           TASMAN PENINSULA SCENIC FLIGHT – MONA

This morning’s journey will give you a feel of the extensive wilderness Tasmania has to offer. Your scenic flight takes you over the spectacular and rugged Tasman Peninsula where you land in a vineyard. Here indulge in a delicious lunch of local produce and wine. Take the opportunity to enjoy more of the scenery on the return flight to Hobart. (weather dependent). Upon return, travel to the Museum of Old & New Art (MONA), one of the world’s most unique and controversial museums. Explore the largest private art collection in Australia. With its fascinatingly eclectic blend of ancient and modern art, it is truly an exceptional experience.

Accommodation:        MACq01 (Premium Waterfront Suite)                       

Meals:                         Breakfast and Lunch

 

Day 7                           MT WELLINGTON – HOBART DEPARTURE

Your day begins with an ascent of Mt Wellington (Kunanyi) which provides a beautifully imposing backdrop to the city of Hobart. On the climb to the 1270m peak, you will pass through a variety of ecosystems until finally reaching an alpine environment. Here (weather permitting) enjoy panoramic views of the city, river and beyond. After lunch continue to Hobart airport where your guide will bid you farewell.

Meals:               Breakfast and Lunch

This tour is available any day of the year upon request. Please note, the tour is subject to availability at time of inquiry / booking.