February 02 - 10, 2018
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Tasmania may be small in size, but it is one of the most
diverse and interesting states of Australia. Each region across the island offers quite different natural landscapes and features. From rolling farmlands and vineyards to rugged wilderness and magnificent beaches. There is so much history here, and don’t forget the wildlife, especially the Tasmanian Devil. Tasmania is one of those “Must See” destinations. Join this add-on to the 28 Day Australia and New Zealand Tour.
- Airfare from Brisbane/Sydney/Melbourne
- Deluxe Transportation and Accommodations
- Meals and tours as outlined
Feb 02, 2018: Fri ARRIVE HOBART (D)
Depart Adelaide to fly to Hobart, Tasmania. On arrival meet your driver/guide and transfer to the hotel for a 2-night stay. If time permits travel up to Mt. Wellington this afternoon. This evening's dinner will be at a one of the cities renowned seafood restaurants on Battery Point overlooking Constitution Dock.
Feb 03, 2018: Sat HOBART (B)
After breakfast, visit the iconic outdoor Salamanca Markets to see the variety of unique culture, arts and food/fresh produce on display. Then view Battery Point, Salamanca Place and Constitution Docks. Later, tour through the beautiful Huon Valley, home of Tasmania's indigenous timber, to see the panorama and the many apple orchards dotting the countryside. Return to Hobart this afternoon via the scenic coastal road. Overnight: Hobart
Feb 04, 2018: Sun HOBART - PORT ARTHUR (B/D)
Today, visit historic Richmond and walk through thevillage with its elegant Georgian architecture and see Australia's oldest bridge before continuing to drive to the historic Port Arthur Convict Settlement, site of Australia's most infamous prison during the convict era. See the beautifully structured church, penitentiary, museum, guard tower and cruise around the 'Isleof the Dead' where gravestones mark the burial ground of over 2000 people who died here during the convict era. Check into the hotel for an overnight stay. After dinner join a guided Ghost Tour - a lantern lit walking tour of theprison ruins.
Overnight: Port Arthur
Feb 05, 2018: Mon PORT ARTHUR - STRAHAN (B)
Travel through the Derwent Valley to New Norfolk the centre of Tasmania's hop growing business. Continue to Derwent Bridge and visit the Wall In The Wilderness, an art project which has carved Tasmania's history of the highlands in 100m of timber. End a long scenic travelling day in the picturesque seaside fishing town of Strahan for a 2-night stay.
Feb 06, 2018: Tue GORDON RIVER CRUISE (B/L)
This morning, enjoy a scenic cruise along the Gordon River, navigating the calm waters of one of the world's last untouched wilderness areas, stopping for walking tours at Heritage Landing and Sarah Island. A buffet lunch on board the vessel isincluded. Return to Strahan with free time to explore this delightful village on your own. Overnight: Strahan
Feb 07, 2018: Wed STRAHAN - CRADLE MOUNTAIN & DOVE LAKE (B)
Travel through the historic mining town of Zeehan and enjoy the west coast wilderness this morning. Arrive into Cradle Valley and visit the Information Centre to see the interesting displays on this World Heritage Area. Enjoy a guided tour of Dove Lake and Waldheim Chalet, once home of pioneer Gustav Weindorfer. Overnight: Cradle Mountain
Feb 08, 2018: Thu CRADLE MOUNTAIN - SMITHTON (B/D)
Travel up to the north coast to historic Woolworth Station, a sheep and cattle property on 22,000 hectares. Enjoy a guided tour of Cape Grim, reputed to have the cleanest air in the world, the property itself and the wind farm. Arrive into Smithton for dinner and an overnight stay. Overnight: Smithton
Feb 09, 2018: Fri SMITHTON - LAUNCESTON (B/D)
Visit Stanley for a chairlift ride up to the dominant headland known as 'The Nut' and be rewarded with superb coastal views. Continue through Sheffield and see the wonderful murals on the walls of the buildings before arriving into Launceston and a visit to Cataract Gorge. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner and an overnight stay. Overnight: Launceston
Feb 10, 2018: Sat LAUNCESTON - END OF TOUR(B/IFM)
After breakfast transfer to the airport for a flight to Melbourne with a connecting flight back to North America.
*Tasmania Devil pictures from National Geographic Kids.
PER PERSON, DOUBLE - From $4,490.00
Plus Air/Gov't Taxes of $692.00 per person
Single Occupancy - Call Select Holidays 1-800-661-4326
INITIAL DEPOSIT - $500.00 per person at time of booking
FINAL PAYMENT per person is due before October 6, 2017