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Explore Tasmania's rugged wilderness and national parks on this 9-day self-drive itinerary. Enjoy the fresh air on walks along trails, discover some of Australia's unique wildlife and take in the spectacular scenery on drives around the Island. This itinerary provides a perfect addition to any Australian holiday and can be extended to visit more of this fascinating Island.
Pick up your hire car at the airport and drive to Lenna of Hobart hotel for a 2-night stay. This property has a great location close to the fashionable area of Salamanca Place, home to Australia’s outdoor market and many popular eateries. (N)Day 2: Hobart
Enjoy an included tour to Bruny Island to experience the rich marine life found in the surrounding waters or to sample some of the gourmet food produced on the Island. (N)Day 3: Freycinet
Drive to the East Coast and along Tasmania’s Great Eastern Drive to Freycinet Peninsula with a stop at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary en route. At the Sanctuary enjoy a private 45 minute tour to meet some of the furry residents such as wombats and Tasmanian Devils. Continue on to Freycinet Retreat for a 2 night stay in a self-contained studio. (N)Day 4: Freycinet - Wineglass Bay
This morning take a cruise along the Freycinet peninsula. Sail through the tranquil waters while looking out for wildlife, and stop for lunch at Wineglass Bay. Afternoon at leisure. (B, L)Day 5: Beauty Point
Continue up the Great Eastern Drive to Beauty Point on the River Tamar. Stay at Beauty Point Cottages B&B for 2 nights. (B)Day 6: Beauty Point
Today we recommend exploring Tamar Valley, which may include a visit to one of the cool climate wineries, a cruise through the dramatic Cataract Gorge or a walk along the beach in Narawntapu National Park. (B)Day 7: Cradle Mountain National Park
Drive to the glacial landscapes of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and stay 2 nights at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village. (B)Day 8: Cradle Mountain National Park
Today we recommend exploring the trails around the national park. This evening, experience after dark feeding of Tasmanian devils and quolls at Cradle Wildlife Sanctuary. (N)Day 9: Launceston - Onward travel
Drive to Launceston airport and return your hire car. Extend you holiday in Tasmania or fly back to mainland Australia. (N)Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Flights
International flights are not included in the guide price.Standard tour
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.Tailor-made travel
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
Set within 485 hectares of land in the heart of Freycinet Peninsula, the adults-only Freycinet Eco Retreat offers different levels of accommodation, all with stunning views. The property provides a back-to-nature experience and is well positioned for searching for the rich wildlife found in the area. This idyllic location allows for walks to see the pink granite mountains and relaxation on pure white beaches, with the well-known Wineglass Bay just 20 minutes away by car.
Low season from £1445 per person
High season from £1695 per person
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Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.
*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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