East Coast Tasmania Tour
Day 1 - Devonport to Bicheno
Departing from Devonport (or Launceston) the tours first stop are the magnificent Saint Colombus Falls with an ancient rainforest as a backdrop. Traveling through heritage farmlands, rainforest towns and mining towns the scenery is changing constantly. This afternoon you spend some time at the Bay of Fires. Stroll along the pristine beaches, take a swim if the weather permits. Overnight at Bicheno with the optional chance after dinner to go and see the penguins march (at own expense).
East Coast Tasmania Tour
Day 2 - Fryecinet National Park to Hobart
An early start to the day means that we can be the first to the lookout and beat the crowds for your postcard picture of Wineglass Bay. Relax on the secluded beach of or choose the more challenging Mt Amos or Hazzards Beach walk for your mornings Freycinet experience. This afternoon we take a break at the picturesque historical village of Ross. Sample the local Ross Bakery fare (seasonal) or check out the convict built bridge. Come face to face with a Tasmanian Devil as we stop at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary to meet these endangered native animals, as well as others unique to Tasmania. A short drive returns us to Hobart where we stay overnight.
East Coast Tasmania Tour
Day 3 - Port Arthur Historic site
Commence the day with a quick look at Australia's best preserved colonial village of Richmond before heading south for magnificent views of the Tasman Peninsula and the Tasman National Park. Discover Tasmania's convict history at the World Heritage Listed - Port Arthur Historic Site (guided walk and harbour cruise included). Rich in visual history, here we learn of the chilling realities of life as a convict amid the restored sandstone prison buildings and preserved ruins.
Experienced guides, meals as indicated (BLD stands for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner), accommodation transfers, 2 nights accommodation including bed linen, entry to the Port Arthur Historic Site including the harbour cruise. Local fees.
Safaris must be reconfirmed by 4.00pm the day before travel. Itineraries may vary and/or attractions may be substituted due to seasonal conditions, Traditional Owner and National Park requirements. 15 kilos luggage maximum on tour (about the same as the airlines). If you have more luggage than this you must talk to the operator about freighting the excess ahead to the tours end. You must do this when reconfirming your tour.
Departs from Hobart 7.00am
Arrives Hobart early evening day 3
April 2013 to October 2013
Wednesday and Thursday
November 2013 to March 2014
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
This operator requires you to phone and reconfirm at least 24 hours prior to departure. This is a condition of booking and something you must not forget to do.
On Tour Accommodation
Accommodation while on tour is at hostel accommodation in a share dormitory with other travelers or with upgrade to private ensuited motel or lodge rooms for 2 nights.
What to Bring
Refillable water bottle, towel, toiletries, insect repellent, sun block cream, hat, torch, warm clothes in winter months, good hiking shoes (preferably ankle high) no open toed sandals or flip flops (thongs). Any snacks you can’t live without.
This tour is ideally for fit active people who have a degree of fitness aged between 18 to 39 only, you should be able to undertake a return hike of up to 8 kilometres with no problems. This tour is not suitable for people outside of this age bracket.
Itineraries are subject to change in accordance with the weather (seasonal) and the wishes of the traditional Aboriginal owners wishes. Alternate locations are used if required.
If we can assist further please don’t hesitate to email. If you wish to book this tour please use our secure booking page to send your information to us safely.
Price from April 2013 to March 2014
Tour Code NTEO3
Cost one person dorm accommodation $440.00
Includes local fees
1.5% transaction fee on credit card payments
Accommodation Upgrades 2 Nights Trip included
Hostel Twin/Double $490.00 per person
Hostel Sole Use 1 person $570.00 per person
Budget Ensuite Twin/Double $560.00 per person
Budget Ensuite single sole use $720.00 per person
Maximum People 21
Hiking Difficulty Hikes of up to 6-8 kilometres per day reasonable fitness required.
Transport Mini Bus
Group Age 18-39
This tour is structured for reasonably fit people aged between 18 - 39. Tour is not suitable for people outside that age limit. This operator will require your date of birth when booking.
Compulsory Comprehensive Travel Insurance
This tour operator requires all passengers to have comprehensive travel insurance as a conditon of booking. You will be required to show your comprehensive travel insurance policy to the driver guide before boarding the tour. Please Note - travel insurance offered by credit card companies is not comprehensive travel insurance.