Travel 2 Australia & New Zealand 2018/19

TASMAN I A

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Discover heritage charm in Hobart • Meet Tasmania’s unique wildlife • Diverse and stunning landscapes including Dove Lake, Cradle Mountain, Bay of Fires, Wineglass Bay • Take a ride on the West Coast Wilderness Railway

Day 8: Scottsdale – Bay of Fires - Bicheno (183 km/ 114 miles/ 3.5 hours) Day 8’s drive will have you visiting some of the most scenic coastal landscape Australia has to offer. The world famous Bay of Fires is a slice of coastal heaven. Walk for miles along sugar-white sandy beaches, discover orange lichen-covered granite boulders and swim in the crystal clear turquoise water. Follow the coast south to Bicheno where penguin tours let you get up close to little fairy penguins at dusk. (B*) Standard & Deluxe: Beachfront Bicheno * Standard option only Day 9: Bicheno – Freycinet NP – Port Arthur (275km/ 171 miles/ 4 hours) Start early with a beautiful sunrise over the ocean before taking the short drive deeper into Freycinet National Park; filled with an abundance of natural assets, including the pink granite peaks of the Hazards Range. Visit Friendlies Beach and take in the short hike to see the magnificent views of the iconic Wineglass Bay. After a morning of exploration, it is time to continue south to the historic settlement of Port Arthur. (B) Standard & Deluxe: Stewarts Bay Lodge Day 10: Port Arthur - Hobart (83km/ 52 miles/ 1 hour) It is a short drive back to Hobart Airport for your onward travel plans. (B) PRICES INCLUDE • 9 nights’ accommodation • Meals as specified: 8 breakfasts • Activities and experiences as specified • Rental car throughout as specified • Full vehicle insurance • Travel documentation including tour manual with detailed day to day driving instructions and recommendations

in Tasmania along the Gordon River. Corinna was once a remote mining town, now an eco-tourism haven set in pristine rainforest surrounded by stunning wilderness and nature. (B) Standard & Deluxe: Corinna Wilderness Resort Day 6: Corinna - Cradle Mountain National Park (123km/ 76 miles/ 2.5 hours) Drive north from Corinna passing Savage River and Waratah onto one of the state’s most remarkable locations, Cradle Mountain National Park, where ancient pines fringe glacial lakes and icy streams cascade down rugged mountains. The Dove Lake Circuit is a 6km track and one of Tasmania’s premier walks taking you around Dove Lake and beneath the towering spires of Cradle Mountain. Standard: Cradle Mountain Hotel; Deluxe: Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge Day 7: Cradle Mountain National Park – Scottsdale (264km/ 164 miles/ 3.5 hours) A leisurely drive takes you through the second largest city in Tasmania and one of Australia’s oldest, Launceston. It is one of the best-preserved early cityscapes in Australia with its elegant Colonial and Victorian architecture and century-old parks. Cataract Gorge is an essential stop for lunch. Continue north along the banks of the picturesque Tamar River up the Tamar Valley, passing the scented lavender farms on the outskirts of Scottsdale. (B) Standard: Willow Lodge; Deluxe: Barnbougle

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