Tasmania's Footsteps & Trails

7 day Small Group Tour - from £2865

With flights from £3779

Uncover wild Tasmania on this 7 day small group tour taking you down the rugged East Coast from Launceston to Hobart.

Highlights:

  • Panoramas of Wineglass Bay
  • Soak up the scenery at the Bay of Fires
  • Hobart’s Museum of Old & New (MONA)
  • Bruny Island cruise
  • Two day Wukalina Walk
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Launceston

Your journey of discovery begins in Launceston. You’ll have the opportunity to relax and freshen up before meeting your Journey Director and fellow travel companions for a Welcome Reception including drinks and canapés.

Hotel: Peppers Silo, Launceston

Day 2 to 3 - The Wukalina Walk

Today marks the start of a truly unique experience. This is a two-day Aboriginal-owned and operated guided walk through the magnificent natural landscape of the Bay of Fires and Mt. William areas, the cultural homeland of the palawa people. The walk is a genuine cultural experience that will deepen your understanding of palawa culture and community history as well as immerse you in the natural, rugged beauty of wukalina and larapuna. Be captivated by one of the most pristine environments that Tasmania has to offer with a hike through the rugged natural beauty of the unspoilt northeast coast. Spend your evenings by the fire in exclusive eco-friendly accommodation in a setting of unspoiled beauty.

Hotel: Bespoke eco-accommodation with shared facilities, Bay of Fires
Meals:
Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4 - Bay of Fires & Wineglass Bay

After breakfast, and a short beach walk, board your vehicle and follow the coast to Coles Bay and Freycinet National Park. The natural beauty of this region is simply breathtaking. It comprises of a peninsula defined by a Schouten Island and a granite mountain range known as the Hazards. Trails lead up to a lookout for panoramic views over Wineglass Bay. Views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse stretch over the Tasman Sea. After 2 nights on the trail, you will check in to your secluded waterfront accommodation to unwind, freshen up and enjoy a sumptuous dinner together.

Hotel: Edge of the Bay Resort, Coles Bay
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5 - Freycinet & Hobart

After a leisurely start this morning, continue to Hobart to the renowned Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) for an all-inclusive Wine Meets Art experience.

Perched on the banks of the River Derwent, MONA is Australia’s largest privately owned gallery and museum. Showcasing the diverse collection of its Tasmanian owner David Walsh, the museum exhibits everything from ancient Egyptian funerary objects to a machine that mimics the human digestive system. Begin your exclusive MONA experience at the on-site Source restaurant for a Local Dining Experience of seasonal local produce and wine. Later, explore MONA’s maze of subterranean galleries, followed by a behind-the-scenes tour through Moorilla Estate winery’s vineyard, the second oldest in Tasmania. You’ll then be treated to a tasting of ten different Moorilla wines, before taking the MONA ROMA ferry to Hobart’s Constitution Dock. From there it’s just a short walk to your Hobart Waterfront accommodation.

The evening is free for you to explore the historic, yet trendy CBD.

Hotel: Henry Jones Art Hotel, Hobart, 2 nights
Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 6 - Bruny Island

Enjoy an unforgettable, award-winning cruise experience along Bruny Island’s rugged coastline down to the Southern Ocean. On the island, a morning tea of freshly baked blueberry muffins will be served at a beachside café in Adventure Bay before your 3 hour cruise departs. You will enter deep sea caves and join in the search for wildlife such as seals, dolphins and sea birds and fingers crossed, migratory whales. Return to the coast for lunch, and arrive back at your Hobart hotel by sunset, in time to get spruced up for your Celebration Dinner to toast and reminisce about the remarkable journey you’ve had.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 7 - Farewell from Hobart

Your inspiring Tasmanian journey concludes after breakfast. A private vehicle will transfer you to Hobart Airport for your onward flight.

Meals: Breakfast

7 day Small Group Tour - from £2865

With flights from £3779

OPTIONS

  • Add nights in Launceston or Hobart before or after your tour
  • Choose to fly Economy, Premium, Business or First Class
  • Add a stopover in Dubai, Singapore or another location

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All prices are per person, based on 2 sharing a double or twin room and include meals shown. Seasonal supplements may apply. Please call Freedom Destinations to confirm departure dates and availability.

Itineraries for tours departing after 1 April 2021 may vary.

Your Touring Experience

First class touring with like minded travellers in a group size of no more than 10. Our experienced guides will make sure you don’t miss a thing.

Your Small Group Tour includes:

  • Sightseeing, walks and activities
  • Luxury air conditioned coach travel
  • En suite deluxe hotel accommodation
  • Daily breakfast and meals shown
  • Extra night options
  • Return airport transfers

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2020-12-12

2021-01-23

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2021-03-06

2021-03-06

2021-09-18

2021-10-16

2021-11-13

2021-12-11

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