7 DAYS SUPREME TASMANIA TOUR ITINERARY
Day 1 to Day 6 is same as 6-day Heart Tasmania Tour. Day 7 is added as Hobart surrounding.
ITINERARY (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D- Dinner)
Depart from Launceston at 08:30 and pick up at Hobart at 11:30
Day One – Sunday -- Launceston, Hobart, Port Arthur – L
08:30 -Pick up from your hotel, then drive towards Hobart via the Heritage Highway to the historic Midland towns of Ross (carved stone bridge) and Oatlands (working old windmill and with 90% colonial buildings). We also pick up in Hobart and drive to the top of Mt Wellington (1270 m) for spectacular views of Hobart and beyond. After having lunch at the Constitution dock, we head into Tasman Peninsula to view Tasman National Park and its sea cliffs and the nature’s wonders – the Blow Hole, Tasman Arch and Devil’s Kitchen. Overnight - Port Arthur
Day Two – Monday -- Port Arthur, East Coast, Bicheno – B&L
08:45 – Leave from Hotel to Visit Port Arthur Historical Site to learn about convicts’ history of Tasmania, join in guided tour of the site; then a short visit to a local chocolate factory before leaving the Tasman Peninsula for the East Coast. Next is Swansea – a beautiful East Coast town for a short stop to view the bay. Along the way to Bicheno there are a number of vineyards where we will stop at one of them to taste Tasmanian cool climate wine before arriving in Bicheno. Locally guided Penguin tour is optional, or you can walk to rockeries to search for penguins. Overnight - Bicheno
Day Three – Tuesday -- Bicheno, St Helens, Launceston – B&L
08:45 - Be amazed at Blow Hole at the rockeries of Bicheno. Visit a wildlife park where you can hold wombat and see devils and many other Tasmanian wildlife animals. Then head St Helens warmest towns of Tasmania. Binalong Bay is one of the best beaches with white sandy beach and red granite-rock. The coastline lies beyond the beach called of the Bay of Fire. Heading towards Launceston via Scottsdale we will view Tasmania’s second highest waterfall, St Columba Falls (90m), carved memorial trees at Legerwood. Arrive in Launceston about 17:45. Overnight - Launceston
Day Four – Wednesday – Launceston, Mole Creek, Sheffield –B&L
09:00 - At Launceston we visit “Cataract Gorge” a jewel of the city where we have refreshing walk and see peacock strolling around. Then we leave the city to visit Chudleigh Honey Farm for free honey tasting of more than fifty varieties of honey. Honey ice-cream with different flavour is highly recommended (own expense). Next, visit Maracoopa (Mole Creek Cave) for a guided tour of limestone cave (see glow worms) that is millions of years old. Then arrive at Sheffield town in late afternoon. It is 54 km away from Cradle Mountain National Park. Town is known with its murals and beautiful Mount Roland can be viewed at the background. Spend the afternoon to explore the town’s murals. Overnight - Sheffield
Day Five – Thursday – Cradle Mountain, Rosebery, Strahan, Queenstown – B&L&D
08:30 - In the morning 50 minutes’ drive to Cradle Mountain National Park there view famous Dove Lake and the magnificent Cradle Mountain at the background, take a short walk to glacier rock and then enjoy pleasant walk along the creek called “enchanted walk” and see beautiful cascade and Pencil Pine waterfall. Visit the old “Waldheim Cottage” of pioneer Gustav Weindorfer who made Cradle Mt worldwide famous. On the way to Strahan, pass through beautiful Lake Rosebery, old mining towns, view the Southern Ocean (see as far as you can imagine – perhaps Argentina?). Arrive in Strahan a most west town of Tasmania See the historical train station at Regatta Point. Take an easy and refreshing walk through rainforest to see samples of Tasmania’s trees and Hogarth Falls. Visit old sawmill and see woodworks on display. Overnight - Queenstown (Dine at a popular Pizza Shop included)
Day Six – Friday – Queenstown, Lake St Clare – Mt Field National Park- Hobart – B&L
08:30 - Queenstown is an old mining town surrounded by mine-coloured mountains. From there we head towards Hobart. On route, enjoy a short walk to beautiful Nelson Falls then arrive at the Lake St Clair – Australia’s deepest lake. On the way to Hobart, we drive through highland lakes and rivers and Hydroelectric Power Generators. Next visit “The Wall” an art gallery in wilderness. Next stop is Mt Field National Park to view famous Russell Falls and the Tall Trees. Overnight - Hobart.
Day Seven -- Hobart, Richmond, Hobart -- B&L
Salamanca Market is very popular by the visitors and known by many people around the World. It offers best of Tasmania's products, arts, produce and food. It opens at 09:00 so we will bring you to the market to browse at your own pace 09:00 - 11:00. Then drive to historic town of Richmond browse at the town to see the charm and glory of the past where you can also see convict-built Richmond Bridge that's the oldest in Australia. Visit a vineyard to taste wine and visit artisan Federation Chocolate Factory. Tour concludes in Hobart.