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Yule-tide Tassie

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Bridestowe Lavender Estate, at Nabowla, Tasmania.

Experience the stunning landscapes and gastronomic delights of the picturesque island of Tasmania.  Explore and discover the best this state has to offer over nine relaxed days.

Celebrate the Festive Season in style with three nights in world famous Cradle Mountain National Park, where you will relax and experience a Tasmanian Christmas like no other.

From the dramatic colours of fields of lavender to mining heritage and whisky distilleries, there is an abundance of discoveries for all!

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Professional Tour Director on every departure

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Your Travel Wellbeing Concierge is onboard to ensure safety protocols are maintained

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Meals

Breakfasts x 8, Lunches x 7, Dinners x 8

9 DAYS
from AU $7,998 pp

Touring Information

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Morning Cataract Gorge Cruise
  • Private tour of Lavender farm, Gunns Plains Caves and Beaconsfield Mine Centre
  • Winery and distillery tours and tastings
  • Three-night stay at Cradle Mountain
  • Festive Christmas Lunch at Cradle Mountain
  • Guided tour of Tahune Airwalk with lunch
  • Full day tasting tour of Bruny Island
  • Farewell Celebratory dinner in Hobart

ITINERARY

Departs 21 December 2021

DAY 1 – Launceston  – 21 December 21

Arrive into Launceston by 4 pm to check into your hotel.  Meet in the evening for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant (D)

Overnight: Peppers Silos Launceston (or similar)

DAY 2 – Launceston & Tassie’s North East – 22nd December 21

After a morning cruise in the Cataract Gorge you’ll explore the North East region of Tasmania, tasting some of the local delicacies on the way, including a vineyard, distillery and lavender farm. (B,L,D)

Overnight: Peppers Silos Launceston (or similar)

DAY 3 – Launceston to Cradle Mountain – 23rd December 21

This morning you take a guided tour of the Beaconsfield Heritage & Mine Museum before driving through the rolling farm land and winding forest roads to Cradle Mountain. You stop to take in a relaxed lunch overlooking the Western Tiers before time to explore the quaint village of Sheffield. This evening you will enjoy a private nocturnal wildlife tour within Cradle Mountain National Park.
(B,L,D)

Overnight: Peppers Cradle Mountain (or similar)

DAY 4 – Cradle Mountain

After a leisurely morning, today you take a tour of the stunning Gunns Plains Caves before a delicious lunch and tasting at a local vineyard. Arriving back at Cradle Mountain, the afternoon is yours to spend at leisure before a sumptuous group dinner at the lodge. (B,L,D)

Overnight: Peppers Cradle Mountain (or similar)

DAY 5 – Cradle Mountain – 25th December 21

Celebrate Christmas morning with a guided tour of Dove Lake in the heart of the Cradle Mountain National Park. Celebrations continue with a full Christmas lunch and festivities before a relaxed afternoon at leisure. (B,L,D) (B,L,D)

Overnight: Peppers Cradle Mountain (or similar)

DAY 6  – Cradle Mountain to Hobart – 26th December 21

Leaving the mountain behind you travel through the ever changing landscape towards Hobart. This morning you stop at Queenstown for a fascinating insight into the region’s mining and forestry history before continuing on to Hobart. On way you visit Mt Field National Park and view the famous Russell Falls (B,L,D)

Overnight: Movenpick Hotel (or similar)

DAY 7 – Hobart & Tassie’s South West – 27th December 21

This morning you venture into the south west wilderness to explore the ancient forests on a guided tour at the Tahune Airwalk. In the afternoon you stop at Willie Smiths Apple Shed for a fascinating distillery experience. (B,L,D)

Overnight: Movenpick Hotel (or similar)

DAY 8 – Hobart & Bruny Island  – 28th December 21

Enjoy a full day exploring the spectacular Bruny Island, tasting all of the delicacies from this region’s abundant artisan producers. Our gastronomic journey includes tastings of honey, oysters, cheese, beer, fudge and a delectable lunch. This evening you will enjoy a special celebratory dinner. (B,L,D)

Overnight: Movenpick Hotel (or similar)

DAY 9 – Hobart – 29th December 21

Your tour ends today with a transfer to the airport. (B)

INCLUSIONS

  • Professional services of a Tour Director; who is a knowledgeable and helpful local expert
  • Professional services of a Travel Wellbeing Concierge, who will work to ensure COVID- 19 protocols are met and assist with the ’on road’ travel arrangements.
  • Transport on air-conditioned motorcoach
  • Hotels listed as per itinerary or similar standard
  • Meals: 8 Breakfasts (B), 7 Lunches (L) and 8 dinners (D)
  • Drinks: 1 Drink with included Lunches, 2 Drinks with included Dinners

DEPARTURES

  • 21 December 2021 [Bookings Closed]
  • December 2022 date coming soon.

Interested in the 2022 departure?   Register your expression of interest for our 2022 departure.  

Remember small group tours sell out fast!

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