4 days from $1195 per person
Experience the best of Tasmania's east coast on a four day Best Buy getaway. Visit picturesque St. Helens, explore Freycinet National Park, tour historic Port Arthur and see the sights of Hobart and Launceston.
Spectacular sightseeing experiences
- Bridestowe Lavender Farm
- Lush myrtle rainforest
- Picturesque St. Helens
- Visit Freycinet National Park
- Tour Port Arthur Historic Site
- Isle of the Dead cruise
- Visit historic Richmond
Day 1: Launceston – Bicheno
Depart Launceston for your first stop, the Bridestowe Lavender Farm. Continuing on you'll see Legerwood Carved Memorial Trees in honour of fallen WWI soldiers, the old mining town of Derby and then drive through the lush myrtle rainforest at Weldborough Pass. You'll visit St. Helens at lunchtime. Then get your camera ready for the spectacular and breathtaking – Freycinet National Park. You'll take a guided walk with a National Park Ranger that will unveil astonishing views across brilliant blue water, forest and golden beach. Cape Tourville Lookout will astound. This evening join your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception and dinner.
Hotel: Beachfront at Bicheno.
Day 2: Bicheno – Port Arthur
En route to your morning tea destination of Sorell you'll travel through Swansea and Orford. Then chart a course for Port Arthur along an impressive cliff-lined coast. You'll cross the 100 year old Denison Canal and the historic once-guarded checkpoint of Eaglehawk Neck. On arrival in Port Arthur, you'll cruise around the Isle of the Dead and then take a fascinating guided walk of the Historic Site and prison. Perhaps test your nerve on an optional lantern-lit Ghost Tour of Port Arthur.
Hotel: Fox and Hounds Inn.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner.
Day 3: Port Arthur – Hobart
After breakfast, it's off to Hobart. On your way feast your eyes on the amazing vistas of Tasman's Arch, Devil's Kitchen and the Blowhole. Drive through the Coal River Valley to the historic sandstone village of Richmond, site of Australia's oldest operational road bridge and a perfect spot for lunch. Cross the Derwent River on your way in to Hobart, where the afternoon is free to do as you wish before dinner with your Tour Director and new-found friends.
Hotel: Wrest Point.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner.
Day 4: Farewell from Hobart
Your holiday concludes this morning after breakfast. You will be transferred to Hobart Airport for your onward flight.
Best Buys Holiday Inclusions:
- Transportation tour by luxury air-conditioned coach with 2-door access, restroom, seatbelts, reclining seats, panoramic windows
- Professionally Guided tour with an experienced, professional Tour Director and Tour Driver
- Meals include 3 Full Buffet Breakfasts and 3 Hotel Dinners
- Accommodation in twin share rooms with private facilities in quality hotels
- Welcome drink
- Travel wallet and map
- Airport transfers (see flight information below)
- Hotel porterage included
Day prior to holiday from Launceston Airport – flights anytime
Day 4 to Hobart Airport – flights anytime
|Valid: 22 September 2015 - 17 May 2016|
|Departs On:||Price Per Person from:|
|22 September 2015||$1195.00|
|13 October 2015
|3, 6, 10, 17, 20 & 24 November 2015||$1195.00|
|1, 8, 15, 22 December 2015||$1195.00|
|5, 12, 19, 26 & 29 January 2016||$1195.00|
|23 February 2016||$1195.00|
|1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 March 2016||$1195.00|
|5, 12 & 19 April 2016||$1195.00|
|3 & 17 May 2016||$1195.00|
Single traveller accommodation supplement from $255.00
Triple discount - Save $60.00
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Note: Itinerary & departure dates may change from 01/09/16.
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