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The Royal Tasman (4 days): Premier Escorted Luxury Vacation

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,586

Spend four days touring the small island of Tasmania. Begin in Launceston and enjoy a Welcome Diner. Next, visit scenic Freycinet National Park before learning the history of Port Arthur.


These fully escorted coach tours will ensure you see all of Tasmania’s highlights, with the benefit of local insight into the heritage and ecosystem of this historic island state.

Launceston is the largest city in Northern Tasmania and is central to many key attractions including Cataract Gorge. Visit Boag’s brewery or take a Ghost Tour of this historic town. Nearby FreycinetNational Park is home to rugged, yet beautiful coastline, where you’ll enjoy a guided walk with a Park Ranger and see sights such as WineglassBay, voted one of the top 10 beaches in the world.

Cosmopolitan Hobart is the rising cultural centre of the south, the Museum of Old and New Art being its latest big ticket attraction. Those craving the outdoors might enjoy nearby Tahune Airwalk. Surrounding Hobart are history rich towns such as Richmond, which you’ll also have the chance to explore. For those on shorter itineraries, the 4 day tour ends here and the 9 day tour begins.

Strahan is the largest city on the wild WestCoast, a World Heritage Wilderness area. You’ll take a cruise along the GordonRiver and visit Sarah Island, Tasmania’s most infamous penal colony during the convict era.

Cradle Mountain embodies ‘The Natural State’ like nowhere else on the island. Enjoy a choice of activities here to suit your own interests. See The Nut, an impressive coastal volcanic plug overlooking the picturesque town of Stanley, and breathe the world’s cleanest air at Cape Grim.

At Goway we are experts at designing personalized itineraries to suit your special interests, tastes and budget. Let us arrange your ultimate travel experience today.
Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,586

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Day 1

Launceston

Arrive in Launceston and transfer to your hotel. Then explore the city on a tour, before enjoying your selected sightseeing activity. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Dinner & Drink with a menu exclusively chosen for APT guests. You'll also learn some cooking tips from the Hotel Grand Chancellor's chef.

Meal Plan Highlight Dinner
Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

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    Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston



    Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston offers superior accommodation, superb Tasmanian cuisine and extensive conference facilities in the centre of the northern capital of Tasmania. Catering for the discerning corporate and leisure traveler, the hotel is only a short stroll from the main central business district, shopping ...

    Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston offers superior accommodation, superb Tasmanian cuisine and extensive conference facilities in the centre of the northern capital of Tasmania. Catering for the discerning corporate and leisure traveler, the hotel is only a short stroll from the main central business district, shopping mall in Brisbane Street and Yorktown Square. There is an onsite Tasmanian cuisine restaurant, The Avenue Grill, and The Terrace Room which offers a High Tea menu.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Business Centre
    • Conference Facilities
    • Currency Exchange
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Lounge(s)
    • Reception (24 hrs)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Room Service
    • Wheelchair Accessible Rooms

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Day 2

Bridestowe Lavender Farm, East Coast Natureworld, Freycinet National Park

Visit Bridestowe Lavender Estate and sample the unique lavender-infused fare. Then follow the Tasman Highway and enter the temperate rainforests of the Weldborough Pass. Continuing south through the town of St Helens to Bicheno, visit East Coast Natureworld. See APT's very own Tasmanian devil and meet an array of other native animals. Afterwards, journey to Freycinet National Park and walk along Cape Tourville, admiring the pristine nature and dramatic coastline. Arrive at Freycinet Lodge where tonight, you will indulge in an exclusive Gourmet BBQ overlooking Coles Bay (weather permitting).

Meal Plan Breakfast and Highlight Dinner
Duration1 Night
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Freycinet Lodge Coles Bay

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    Freycinet Lodge Coles Bay



    With a spectacular waterfront location at the foot of the Hazards, just inside Freycinet National Park, Freycinet Lodge is a superb base for exploring the Freycinet peninsula. A world of hidden comfort, the Lodge is living proof that communing with nature does not have to ...

    With a spectacular waterfront location at the foot of the Hazards, just inside Freycinet National Park, Freycinet Lodge is a superb base for exploring the Freycinet peninsula. A world of hidden comfort, the Lodge is living proof that communing with nature does not have to mean roughing it. It's a place to relax and rejuvenate. Stylish yet simple, the cabins are designed to impart welcoming familiarity and warmth without the intrusion of telephones or television.

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    • Bar(s)
    • Conference Facilities
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry facilities
    • Lounge(s)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Tennis

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Day 3

Freycinet National Park, Tasman National Park, Port Arthur

This morning after breakfast, you have some time at leisure to explore picturesque Freycinet National Park. If you're feeling energetic, perhaps take a walk to Wineglass Bay lookout to take in the views of pure white beaches and the surrounding bushland. Later, travel to the heritage town of Richmond and admire its historic convict-built bridge. Then enter Tasman National Park. Here, you'll see how nature and time have combined to create spectacular rock formations such as the Tessellated Pavement, Devils Kitchen and Tasman Arch. Continue along a scenic stretch of road to one of Australia's most evocative historic sites, the convict settlement of Port Arthur. This evening, stay in the shadows of the former penal colony.

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Duration1 Night
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Port Arthur Motor Inn

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    Port Arthur Motor Inn



    Port Arthur Motor Inn is an ideal place to say for a leisure traveller wanting to see more of the area's history. The Inn is situated on the historic site of Port Arthur. The Port Arthur Motor Inn offers true hospitality and a quiet and ...

    Port Arthur Motor Inn is an ideal place to say for a leisure traveller wanting to see more of the area's history. The Inn is situated on the historic site of Port Arthur. The Port Arthur Motor Inn offers true hospitality and a quiet and relaxing place to stay.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Games Room
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Parking
    • Restaurant(s)

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Day 4

Port Arthur Historic Site, Richmond, Hobart Departure

Step back in time as you explore the Port Arthur Historic Site today. There is no better place to imagine how convict life would have been as you tour the ruins, explore the chilling prison and cruise across Mason Cove around the Isle of the Dead. Afterwards, travel to Hobart, the Tasmanian capital, where your tour concludes with a transfer to the airport.

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DEPARTURES:

2017: Sep. 12*, 26; Oct. 10*, 24*; Nov. 7*, 21*; Dec. 5, 19*

2018: Jan. 2*, 9, 16, 30*; Feb. 6, 13*, 20, 27*; Mar. 6, 13*, 27; Apr. 10*, 24; May 8*, 22.

* Indicates Guaranteed Departures

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Arrival and departure transfers in Tasmania
  • Travel aboard a spacious coach with a maximum of 40 guests
  • Dedicated Tour Director and professional Driver
  • The additional services of expert local guides in select locations
  • All sightseeing, excursions and entrance fees as outlined

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Optional excursions & touring that are available for purchase on tour
  • Travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Meals & beverages not indicated
  • International and doestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Gratuities
  • Visa fees if required

TERMS AND CONDIONS:

Prices are "from", per person, based on twin share in low season. Seasonal surcharges will apply.  Limited seats and subject to availability.  Single supplements are available on request.  Single guests who are willing to share a room with a fellow traveller (same gender and non smoking) are eligible for twin share rates, ask your Goway Agent for details on the ‘Twin Share Guarantee’ option

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