3 DAYS EAST COAST TOUR
ITINERARY (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch)
Day One – Launceston, Hobart, Port Arthur – L
Pick up from your hotel, then drive via the Heritage Highway to the historic Midland towns of Ross (carved stone bridge) and Oatlands (working old windmill). We pick up in Hobart and drive to the top of Mt Wellington (1270 m) for spectacular views. After having lunch at Constitution Dock, we head into the Tasman Peninsula to view the Tasman National Park and its sea cliffs and nature’s wonders – the Blowhole, Tasman Arch and Devil’s Kitchen. Overnight - Port Arthur.
Day Two – Port Arthur, East Coast, Bicheno – B&L
Visit the Port Arthur Historical Site to learn about the convict history of Tasmania, join in a guided tour of the site. Then there's a short visit to a local chocolate factory, Federation Chocolates, before leaving the Tasman Peninsula for the East Coast. Next is Swansea – a beautiful East Coast town. We also visit Freycinet National Park. We can stop at suitable location for you to taste freshly picked succulent oysters (own expense). At Bicheno a locally guided penguin tour is optional.Overnight - Bicheno
Day Three – Bicheno, St Helens, Launceston – B&L
Be amazed at the Blowhole at the rockeries of Bicheno. Visit a wildlife park where you can hold wombats and see Tassie Devils and other Tasmanian wildlife. Then head to Swansea and St Helens, the warmest towns of Tasmania. Binalong Bay is one of the best beaches with a white sandy beach and red granite-rocks. The coastline lies beyond the beach called the Bay of Fires. Heading towards Launceston via Scottsdale we will view Tasmania’s second highest waterfall, St Columba Falls (90m) and carved memorial trees at Legerwood. Arrive in Launceston about 17:45.