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Tasmania Highlights

Join us for an amazing short break in Tasmania. Using Hobart as our base, we’ll explore some of the most beautiful national parks and wildlife areas, Freycinet National Park and Bruny Island. Plus enjoy the wonderful Salamanca markets in Hobart and an afternoon at MONA. Hobart’s famous Museum of Old and New Art.

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Dates: 24 – 28 November 2022

Small group: Min 6 | Max 12 guests

Price: $3075 – your own room

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Tasmania National Park

Freycinet National Park

Explore hidden corners of this stunning area with a local Tasmanian guide.

Salamanca Markets

SALAMANCA MARKETS

Discover delicious local produce at one of Australia’s best-loved outdoor markets.

Bruny Island

BRUNY ISLAND

Here you’ll see fairy penguins, wedge-tailed eagles, albatross, and fur seals.

Small group dining

THE BEST OF TASMANIA

Each day you’ll taste some of the best produce from Tasmania with your new-found friends.

 

Your Itinerary

Day 1: 24 NOVEMBER

Meet your host at Hobart airport for a 3 pm transfer to the city. After checking into your hotel, the rest of the afternoon is at your leisure. Tonight you’ll enjoy a three-course welcome dinner with your new travel companions.

 Overnight: Grand Chancellor Hobart (D)

Barossa Shiraz Estate

Day 2: 25 NOVEMBER

Today you’ll explore Freycinet National Park on foot with a local Tasmanian guide. Interact with  the wildlife, smell the native plants and rub the powder soft white sand between  your fingers and toes. This is the tour for those that want to truly feel the region and complete several of Tasmania’s Greatest Short Walks.

Overnight: Grand Chancellor Hobart (B)

Day 3: 26 NOVEMBER

This morning is yours to enjoy at your leisure. As it is Saturday, the Salamanca Markets will be open from 8:30. One of Australia’s most loved outdoor markets. You can meander the many colourful stalls and support the many local businesses. From food to handy-crafts, clothing or toys. There is something for everyone.

In the afternoon there will be a private transfer to MONA, Hobart’s famous Museum of Old and New Art. The afternoon is at your leisure to explore the many exhibitions including the Sally Rees Crone exhibition which is running until 1 November. A return transfer back to Hobart is included.

Tonight you can reflect on your experience of MONA over a three-course dinner.

Overnight: Grand Chancellor Hobart (B, D)

Dinner at Musque
Dinner at Musque

Day 4: 27 NOVEMBER

After breakfast, enjoy a scenic country and coastal drive to Kettering where you’ll board the ferry to Bruny Island.

Bruny Island is home to a variety of native wildlife including fairy penguins, wedge-tailed eagles, albatross and fur seals. November is a great time for wildlife spotting particularly from The Neck. A narrow strip of land connecting north and south Bruny Island. Here you will also visit the Truganini memorial. This memorial is dedicated to the Aboriginal woman, Truganini, from the Nuenonne tribe that inhabited Bruny Island prior to European settlement. She was the daughter of the chief and spent her life trying to unite the indigenous communities of Tasmania.

Continuing on to South Bruny National Park for a Cape Bruny Lighthouse Tour.

Lunch is included on Bruny Island before enjoying an afternoon filled with delightful Bruny Island food experiences including chocolate, fudge and honey tastings.

Overnight: Grand Chancellor Hobart (B, L)

Day 5: 28 NOVEMBER

This morning bid farewell to new friends as you return to Hobart airport. Departing flights should be booked after 12:30 pm.

Maggie Beer Farm Shop

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INCLUSIONS

small group tour

Maximum of 12 guests. Private touring with local English-speaking driver/guide.

PRIVATE TRANSPORT 

Transport in a well-appointed vehicle, including airport & dinner transfers, where required.

YOUR OWN ROOM

Four nights’ accommodation at Grand Chancellor in Hobart, including breakfast.

NO HIDDEN EXTRAS

All meals and experiences outlined in the itinerary.

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