Travel across Bass Strait onboard the Spirit of Tasmania. Departing Melbourne at 6:30pm arriving into Devonport the next morning at 6:00am.
Day 2: Arrive Devonport (BD)
Your tour commences by meeting your Tasmanian Coach Captain after disembarking the Spirit of Tasmania at approximately 6:30am. After introductions are made, board the coach and travel to the nearby Anvers Chocolates for breakfast. Then travel to one of Tasmania’s best known icons, Cradle Mountain National Park. This afternoon, we make our way back down the mountain to Launceston for your stay over the next 2 nights. Stay: Launceston 2 Nights
Day 3: Tamar Valley (BD)
Visit the Tamar Valley region to visit the Swiss style Village of Grindelwald and browse through the many novelty shops there. From Brady’s Lookout you can see all the way down the valley so have the cameras ready as this is your next stop before making your way to the Gold & Heritage Museum at Beaconsfield , the site of ‘The Great Escape’. Crossing over the Batman Bridge, one of the world’s first cable‐stayed truss bridges, you make your way back to Launceston via the eastern side of the Tamar River. Your last stop today is a chance to walk around the popular Cataract Gorge.
Day 4: Launceston to Hobart (BD)
Before leaving Launceston this morning take a stroll through the city park and spend some free time in the city before boarding the coach and making your way to Hobart. Travel via Campbell Town then over Lake Leake to Swansea, a great spot to stop for lunch and enjoy superb views over Great Oyster Bay to the Freycinet Peninsula. This afternoon, we continue our journey down the east coast as you make our way to Hobart via Richmond which will have you feeling like you are in a time capsule as you explore the streets of this quaint historic village. Stay: Hobart 2 nights
Day 5: Port Arthur (BD)
This morning make your way down to the Tasman Peninsula to visit the Port Arthur Historic Site where you will learn of the atrocities that took place here over 200 years ago. Richly embedded into Australia’s history the Port Arthur Historic Site is guaranteed to have an effect on all whom visit. Visit the coastal features that surround Port Arthur that have been formed by thousands of years of pounding by the waves of the Southern Ocean.
Day 6: Hobart to Devonport (B)
Your last day of the tour will start with a bird’s eye view of Hobart from the summit of Mt Wellington. Then enjoy some time to explore Tasmania’s largest weekly market, Salamanca Markets (Saturday Only). Leaving Hobart just after lunch, travel up to Heritage Highway to Ross before making your way back to Devonport. Stop for some afternoon tea prior to boarding the Spirit of Tasmania for your overnight crossing.
Day 7: Arrive Melbourne
Arrive into Melbourne at 6:00am, disembarking at 6:30am.
Single Supplement: $253.00 Prices are based on a minimum of 20 people travelling
Twin Inside Cabins on board the Spirit of Tasmania return
Coach and experienced coach captain for duration of tour
Twin share accommodation each night in 3.5 star hotels