At the south frontier of Australia lies Tasmania, the smallest and only island state of the Nation. Only one hour of flight, Tasmania gives you an entirely different experience. With national parks covering over 40% of the island, Tasmania is the wonderland for everyone. On this tour, you will experience much of what the island has to offer through visiting many of its major attractions, including Port Arthur, Cradle Mountain, Launceston and so much more.
Melbourne Station Pier – 5:30 PM
Melbourne City – 7 PM onwards
1 Jan, 08 Jan, 13 Feb
Day 1: MELBOURNE – DEVONPORT (NIGHT CROSSING)
Meet and Board the Spirit of Tasmania at Melbourne’s Station Pier 1/Floor at 05:30pm for your departure. Enjoy a day relaxing cruise across Bass Strait. This sophisticated passenger ship encompasses all the finest traditions of modern cruise liners with an extensive choice of restaurants, bars, excellent service and diverse entertainment facilities.
Day 2: DEVONPORT – CRADLE MOUNTAIN – LAUNCESTON
Upon arrival at Devonport at 5:30am, transfer to proceed to Cradle Mountain. Awaken your senses to the magnificent splendor of the Cradle Mountain. Go deep into the Tasmanian forest and experience the solitary wilderness of waterfalls, glacial lakes, rainforest and wildlife found in this World Heritage listed National Park. After lunch, proceed to Launceston for city tour. Visit the Cataract Gorge, a natural amphitheater surrounded by lush green parkland and gardens. Opportunity to ride a chairlift ride (own expense and weather dependent). Transfer to your accommodation in the evening.
Day 3: LAUNCESTON – PORT ARTHUR – HOBART
After breakfast, head down to Hobart via free way. Visit the charming historic village of Richmond and see the country’s oldest Catholic Church and Bridge still in use. Browse among the many unique shops in this wonderful old stone village. Then travel to Port Arthur site, take the ‘Lottery of Life’, a unique way to learn about the life and times of former convicts. Take a guided tour through the chapel and penitentiary ruins for an insight into life what was once Australia’s largest penal settlement. Enjoy cruising mason Cove, resting place for 2000 convicts, guards and citizens. Later, follow the coastal road to Eaglehawk Neck, visiting the natural features of the Tasman Peninsula to view the stunning coastal scenery such as the Blowhole, Devil’s Kitchen and Tasman Arch. Thereafter proceed to hotel in Hobart.
Day 4: HOBART – MELBOURNE
After breakfast start the Hobart city tour, visit Mt. Wellington. From the summit of Mount Wellington, you are enabled to glimpse amazing panoramic view of the British-styled town of Hobart and lookout spot for the Antarctic. Cascade Beer Factory (building) located at the foot of Mt Wellington with a history of around one hundred years. The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens which has over 6500 species and varieties of plants, including the largest public conifer collection in the southern hemisphere. In the afternoon, visit Live Abalone Factory to taste fresh Tasmania Abalone; you could buy abalone here for self use. We also have the chance to visit local Fruit Farm (own expenses) if time allowed, then drop off at Hobart Airport for return flight to Melbourne.
If you are looking for a tour to relax in the company of gorgeous natural surroundings, our Tasmania tour is the tour for you. Whether it is Cradle Mountain, Cataract Gorge or the Hobart itself, the state is nothing short of breathtaking and you will find out when you join the tour.
Seats are allocated at random. Deposit $300 person required for booking and securing seats. Full payment, entrance fee and tips must be collected 2 weeks prior to departure. Surcharge $399 per person single share. Child package price is $695 sharing with 2 adults (no extra bed). Maximum number of child is 2 in a room and share with 2 adults.The above tour fare is based on twin/triple share accommodation with a minimum of 10 people in the group. Triple room includes 2 single beds or 1 king bed + 1 double sofa bed/folding, 3 single beds cannot be provided. Child pricing is for age 2 – 11 years old. The tour is mainly conducted in Chinese. The tour guide/ driver guide will not repeat commentary in English. The size of the vehicle will be determined by the number of passengers, if could be mini, medium or large coach. Additional 2% surcharge applies to all payment with Paypal ,MasterCard and Visa, 3.5% surcharge for Amex and Diners. The above price is only valid for the above departure date. The tour fare do not include entrance fees, meals, travel insurance, personal expenses and tips. Tipping is $5 per person per day for both driver and tour guide. Tips for all 4 days are to be paid to the tour guide across all circumstances, including clients who are not returning to Melbourne. Above price is cruise Ex-mel and flight returning Mel. Cancellation before/ after departure are non-refundable and non-transferable. Postponement of trip and no show will be treated as cancellation. Our company reserves the right to alter itinerary without prior notice. Extragreen accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage to personal belongings or luggage(s) or for any injury or loss of any type whilst on tour. Other conditions apply; please refer to our travel consultants. We highly recommend travel insurance before departure.Maximum luggage per person allowed is 1 piece of 23kg, please bring a small backpage if you would need to access personal items whilst on cruise ride. The above prices are correct at time of printing and subject to change without further notice. High Season Peak Surcharge may apply.
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