Arrival in Hobart
Once you have arrived in Hobart, you’ll meet your guide and fellow travelers at a welcome dinner at one of Hobart’s favorite restaurants near historic Salamanca Place. Tonight, you will spend your first night in the historic capital of Hobart. Relax and settle in to your accommodation before heading off on your east coast adventure in the morning.
One Nights Accommodation: Hotel Lenna, Hobart
Hobart to freycinet
Today we explore the historic parts of Hobart on our way to Constitution Dock, where we board a luxury catamaran for a short cruise on the Derwent River. The cruise takes us to one of Hobart’s newest attractions, the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) - Australia’s largest private museum. Here we’ll taste the wines and beer from the Moorilla Winery and the Moo Beer Brewery with time afterwards to view the museum and surroundings. In the early afternoon, we’ll depart Hobart and head to the magnificent Freycinet National Park. Tasmania’s first national park, Freycinet is a peninsula of pink granite mountains, pure white beaches, coastal dunes and dry eucalypt forests.
Two Nights Accommodation: Freycinet Lodge
Freycinet National Park
This morning is all yours free to explore the beauitful Freycinet National Park. Choose from the range optional activities such as a cruise on Coles Bay, a self-guided bush walk to the Wineglass Bay lookout, kayaking, food & wine tasting, a Whisky tour and more. Freycinet National Park is famous for it's stunning white sand beaches and crystal clear waters. (Please note, some activities are at an extra cost.)
Freycinet to Launceston
We rise early this morning and head along the coast through the seaside towns of Bicheno and St. Helens to the Bay of Fires, one of the world’s great coastal regions. Here you’ll see the unique brilliant orange lichen on the rocks, the clear turquoise sea and the dazzling white sands. Our first stop is to a working orchard famous for its jams. Then we’ll continue up the coast and visit a working oyster farm to learn about the oyster industry before sampling some freshly shucked oysters. Once in Binalong Bay we will enjoy a picnic lunch. In Launceston, this evening is free for you to enjoy dinner at your leisure with a number of restaurants located in the Seaport area.
One Nights Accommodation: Peppers Seaport Hotel
Today your adventure comes to an end in Launceston. Enjoy your last breakfast as a group before you go your own way. If you are staying in Launceston, be sure to venture out into the Tamar Valley wine region to taste some local produce, or explore the wilderness reserve of Cataract Gorge.