Tassie bucket-list 11-day adventure
All our spectacular icons in one big tour around Tasmania.
Cradle Mountain, Wineglass Bay, Tasman Peninsula, Bay of Fires, the wild west coast… this unforgettable journey around Tasmania has it all! Immerse yourself in the beauty of this small island and see all the icons on our epic multi-day experience. This is a combination of our East Coast Explorer and…
See why this is the most photographed view in Tasmania – a stunning pristine bay, shaped like a wineglass bordered by the pink granite Hazards mountain range.
Breathe deep, this is some of the freshest air on the planet. Walk around the picturesque Dove Lake while gazing at the craggy alpine mountain and stroll through mossy forest.
Gordon River Cruise
Jump onboard for the award-winning six-hour cruise up the Gordon River. Visit Sarah island – the dreaded penal colony and find out how convicts survived in this remote environment.
Explore the quaint historic village of Richmond. Walk over and under the oldest convict-constructed sandstone bridge in Australia, visit the oldest Catholic Church in Australia and peruse the antique shops and galleries.
Port Arthur Historic Site is a bucket-list destination for most visitors to Tasmania. Delve into the dark history of hardship and punishment on a guided introductory tour through the ruins and preserved buildings on the grounds.
Enjoy a short harbour cruise around the Isle of the Dead and Point Puer, the site of the English colonies first boy’s prison. This is a good opportunity to have a warm drink, bite to eat or sample a local wine or beer.
Get the camera ready for the stunning coastline of the Tasman Peninsula. These soaring sea cliffs will leave a lasting impression. We take you to the highlights including Eaglehawk Neck, Blowhole, Tasman Arch and Devils Kitchen.
Sit back and relax on The Great Eastern Drive as it winds through countryside and the pretty coastal towns along Tasmania’s east coast.
See Spiky Bridge. This unique bridge was built by convicts using field stones in 1843. Its jagged flagstones were used to prevent cattle from falling over the edge.
Explore Freycinet National Park. Soak in the magic of Wineglass Bay from the lookout and if time permits, walk down to the beach. Dare you to go for a swim in the refreshing water!
Settle in at the lovely seaside town of Bicheno. We check out the blowhole and after dinner watch little penguins march up the beach to their burrows with Bicheno Penguin Tours.
See some of the world’s most rare animals at East Coast Natureworld. Get up close and personal with Tasmanian Devils, spotted quolls, wombats, wallabies, birds and reptiles.
Take in the stunning sight of larapuna/Bay of Fires. Crystal-clear water, white sand and orange lichen-covered rocks make this one of Tasmania’s most popular conservation reserves.
Sample Tasmania’s premium wines and sparkling matched with seasonal fresh produce at some of the Tamar Valley’s most prestigious vineyards on a Tamar Valley Food and Wine Boutique Tour.
Enjoy a three-hour journey through the Central Highlands to Cradle Mountain. We stop at Sheffield to check out the beautiful mural art.
Breathe in the pure fresh air at Cradle Mountain. This iconic mountain is located in Cradle Mountain-Lake St Claire National Park, part of the Tasmanian World Heritage Area. Here, ancient pines fringe glacial lakes and icy streams cascade down rugged mountains. The vegetation is rich and diverse including grassland, rainforest and many ancient plants such as King Billy pine and fagus – Australia’s only deciduous native. It’s a hotspot for native wildlife including wombats, quolls, Tasmanian Devils and echidnas.
We do a three hour walk around the picturesque Dove Lake, one of Tasmania’s premier walks. This glacially formed lake beneath Cradle Mountain is surrounded by diverse vegetation. Walk past buttongrass, myrtle, sassafras and magnificent rainforest as you enjoy intimate and epic views of the famous mountain.
Enjoy a drive through stunning forests to the remote town of Corinna. Set in pristine ancient rainforest, Corinna is in one of the most remote regions of Tasmania. This is a nature-lovers paradise. We stay at the southern end of takayna/Tarkine, the largest temperate rainforest in Australia.
Enjoy a cruise along the peaceful Pieman River and experience the serenity of this untouched wilderness.
Learn about the last attempted convict escape watching the play The Ship that Never Was in the pretty harbour-side town of Strahan.
Embark on the famous and award-winning Gordon River Cruise across Macquarie Harbour to Hells Gates and then up the Gordon River. Enjoy the tranquillity of this majestic river in Tasmania’s World Heritage-listed South West Wilderness National Park. Hop off for a short nature walk through tall Huon pines, sassafras and myrtle.
See the most photographed and arguably the most pretty waterfall in Tasmania – Russell Falls. Walk under man ferns and large eucalypts, past mossy glens and glow worms to the cascading tiered falls. It’s the perfect end to the tour.
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