Tasmania is a truly inspiring island and one of the natural treasures of Australia. This tour will take you to some of its greatest natural wonders, as well as allow you to experience the amazing food and wine the island has to offer.
Our Tasmanian Highlights tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.
Freycinet National Park on the Freycinet Peninsula is a gorgeous peace of untouched Tasmanian wilderness, with dramatic vistas and stunning natural beauty.
Historic Port Arthur was once the most feared penal settlement in Australia, and is now a fascinating World Heritage site and insightful look into Australia's past.
Food and wine is at the heart of Tamar Valley. You'll be spoilt for choice with delicious local delicacies.
With a unique shape, gorgeous white sands, and stunning rocky lookouts, Wineglass Bay is a spectacular natural wonder.
Our Tasmanian Highlights tour has been thoughtfully designed and thoroughly researched to bring you a range of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, many of which are entirely exclusive to us.
Taste delicious Pacific oysters fresh out of the water, learn how to shuck them and enjoy with a glass of wine.
Discover Tasmania's spectacular scenery and stunning local wildlife on a wonderful wilderness cruise and experience the delights of Tasmania's south coast.
Enjoy a unique foodie experience as you dine on a delicious lunch featuring some of Tasmania's finest produce and wines.
Arrive into Hobart airport, transfer to hotel.
Travel to Port Arthur to board a cruise along the spectacular coastline between Port Arthur and Eaglehawk. Later, visit the World heritage site of Port Arthur and enjoy a tour of the historical site with your specialist guide. Learn about the personal stories of the convicts, soldiers, free settlers and much more.
This morning continue up the coast to the Freycinet Peninsula, stopping en route to conquer the world famous Wineglass Bay walk. A beautifully constructed track takes you up through coastal woodland, past striking granite boulders, to the stunning lookout.
In the morning, enjoy a Freycinet Oyster Farm Experience. Learn about the details of oyster farming and then enjoy cooked mussels paired with a glass of Freycinet Vineyard premium. In the afternoon Design Your Own Day as you jump on a water taxi. Whether you are after a short walk, a long hike, or simply wish to spend the afternoon on a secluded beach, your aqua taxi will take you wherever you want to go!
Head further north up the scenic coast today to the Bicheno Blowhole and Beach. Enjoy a delicious lunch and glass of wine at Devil's Corner Winery before continuing onto East Coast Natureworld, a sanctuary for wildlife before continuing onto Launceston.
Enjoy a day sampling the delights of Tamar Valley on a food and wine tour of this beautiful area, included a generous plattered lunch with wine. Tamar Valley wine varietals you'll sample today include Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir along with a few other exotics that really create a real sense of discovery.
Following breakfast, you'll be transferred to Launceston airport to connect with your onward flight.
We draw from a wide range of hotels on our holidays, each one is chosen to suit the tour you are travelling on meaning your accommodation can range from a smart business hotel in one city to a family run guesthouse in a smaller town. Here are some examples of the type of hotel you can expect to find on this tour.
Overlooking Hobart Harbour, this industrial-chic hotel in a former factory is an 11-minute walk from Salamanca Market and a 4-minute walk from Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.
Freycinet Lodge overlooks the waters of Great Oyster Bay, and is a refined ecolodge with modern cabins. The lodge has a bistro with a terrace, plus a casual bar and lounge.
This modern hotel with views of the River Tamar is a repurposed heritage building made up of 4 35m-tall grain silos.
Places Visited: Hobart (2N) - Port Arthur - Freycinet National Park (2N) - Wine Glass Bay - Launceston (2N) - Tasmania
If the dates we have available for this tour don't suit your needs or you prefer travelling with your own personal guide, contact us to arrange this as a Private Tour.
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There are no dedicated Solo departures for this year. You can enjoy any of our tours with no Single Supplement on our Happy to Share option or explore the solo departures in other years.