Tasmania Guided Coach Tour

10 Nights Of Fresh Air Tasmania Coach Tour

Breathe life into your Tasmanian holiday by joining a Coal River Coaches 10 night tour of Tasmania. Travel to a number of bucket list destinations including Cradle Mountain and the iconic east coast, whilst being transported around the island in a luxurious coach with a local and knowledgeable driver. Taste fresh local produce whilst enjoying unique locations along the way including The Edge of the World, known to have some of the freshest air on Earth. From rugged wilderness, historic towns and pristine beaches, your friends will be in awe with your stories of Tasmania.


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Itinerary
Dates & Prices
Conditions
Summary
Your Guided Coach Tour Includes:
  • 11 days coach and driver
  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation for 10 nights in quality 4 star properties
  • Breakfast daily
  • 4 lunches
  • 7 dinners
  • Entry to The Wall In The Wilderness
  • Gordon River Cruise
  • Tarkine Wilderness / Edge of the World half day Tour
  • The Nut return chairlift
  • Josef Chromy Wines – Go Behind The Label Tour
  • Port Arthur Historic Site entry, tour and cruise
  • National Parks Pass
Itinerary
10 Nights Of Fresh Air Tasmania Coach Tour
Day 1 - Hobart

Your coach and driver will be waiting for your arrive at Hobart Airport to greet you and introduce you to Tasmania. In the afternoon enjoy a tour of the city and surrounds, including historic Battery Point, Salamanca Place, the summit of Mt Wellington and the Botanical Gardens. Check in to your accommodation at Ibis Styles Hobart, a vibrant modern hotel centrally located with an Asian Cuisine restaurant, heated indoor pool and fitness centre. This evening you will enjoy a welcome dinner at Mr Good Guy Restaurant located at the hotel, a great opportunity to converse with your fellow travellers on tour.

Dinner included | Accommodation: Ibis Styles Hobart

Day 2 - Strahan

Enjoy a full breakfast at your accommodation and today we will be travelling to the West Coast exploring the rugged beauty of this region. Stop at the half-way point and see iconic Lake St Clair, the deepest lake in Australia, located at the southern end of the world famous Cradle Mountain. Whilst in the area at Derwent Bridge you will visit The Wall in the Wilderness, a handmade wood carved sculpture telling a story of this area. Continue your journey to Strahan, arriving late afternoon for check in to your accommodation at Strahan Village. Strahan is a former port located at the West Coast World Heritage area, now a major accommodation at Strahan Village. Strahan is a former port located at the West Coast World Heritage area, now a major tourism hub. This evening you will enjoy a delicious buffet focusing on fresh seafood at View 42 Restaurant, located at Strahan Village.

Breakfast and dinner included | Accommodation: Strahan Village

Day 3 - Strahan

We will be embarking on one of the highlights of the tour today after a full buffet breakfast. We will be boarding the Spirit of the Wild on the award winning Gordon River Cruise. You will take in the history of this remarkable place as you cruise across Macquarie Harbour to Hells Gates and then on to the Gordon River. The cruise includes dedicated on-board guides, two walking tours (Heritage Landing and Sarah Island) and a delicious chef prepared buffet lunch. Concluding the tour at 230pm you will have the opportunity to stroll around the village of Strahan, a visit to the Huon Pine Mill is certainly a great place to pick up some souvenirs. This evening you will again be treated to the buffet at View 42 Restaurant.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included | Accommodation: Strahan Village

Day 4 - Smithton via Cradle Mountain

After enjoying another full breakfast at your accommodation prior to checking out you will travel to the far North West Coast via Cradle Mountain. Arriving at Cradle late morning you will have the opportunity to take the shuttle bus into Dove Lake, at the foot of Cradle Mountain. You will have time to walk the 6 kilometre track that offers one of Tasmania’s best walks which is board-walk part of the way. Departing Cradle and continuing our journey this afternoon, we will be arriving into Smithton late afternoon. Check into the award winning hotel – Tall Timbers at Smithton, the gateway to the North West Coast, with fabulous facilities to make the most of including a great restaurant, bar areas, indoor heated swimming pool and gymnasium. This evening join your group for a 2 course dinner at Kauri Bistro with a menu showcasing fresh Tasmanian produce

Breakfast and dinner included | Accommodation: Tall Timbers Smithton

Day 5 - Smithton and Stanley

Enjoy an early breakfast this morning before meeting your group at 8.30am. An experienced Tall Timbers Guide will join your coach on a half day Tarkine Experience / Edge of the World morning tour. Travel into the Tarkine region including Edge of the World Lookout, returning back to Tall Timbers at 12.30pm. Upon your return, enjoy a delicious 2 course lunch at Tall Timbers, before travelling to the gorgeous historic township of Stanley. A perfectly preserved village with colonial buildings, cafes and quality B & B cottages, all sheltering in the imposing shadow of the Nut, a volcanic rock formation rising 143m from the sea to the top. A return chair lift ride to the top of The Nut (250 meters in distance) is included – Stanley’s famous landmark where you will enjoy breathtaking views of the historical and picturesque coastal village of Stanley. Return back to Tall Timbers and join your group for another lovely 2 course dinner at Kauri Bistro.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included | Accommodation: Tall Timbers Smithton

Day 6 - Smithton – Launceston

You will have a full breakfast prior to checking out and today we will be traveling to Launceston via the beautiful north coast of Tasmania. Travel via the seaside towns of Burnie, Ulverstone and Devonport. You will also be lucky enough to take in the Cradle to Coast tasting trail with rolling green hills and stunning coastal vistas as a backdrop and you will be welcomed into a world of award winning produce with visits to Ashgrove Cheese, Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm and Anvers Chocolate on the list. You will arrive into Launceston mid afternoon, Tasmania’s second major city with a vibrant hub for food and wine, culture and nature. Check into the Hotel Grand Chancellor with the evening free to enjoy one of Launceston’s world renowned restaurants (your own expense; suggestions include – Mud Bar and Restaurant, Black Cow Bistro, Stillwater or the Jailhouse Grill).

Breakfast included | Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor

Day 7 - Launceston

You will have a full breakfast at your accommodation and then the opportunity to experience one of Tasmania’s premier wineries – Josef Chromy Wines. At 11am you will join the 2.5 hour “Go Behind The Label Tour” to explore the wine making process from grape to glass. You will taste some wines in their unfinished state before heading to the Cellar Door for a 2 course process from grape to glass. You will taste some wines in their unfinished state before heading to the Cellar Door for a 2 course lunch of fine Tasmanian produce with matched wines. After the tour, your driver will show you popular sights of Launceston including Cataract Gorge and City Park. Tonight will be another evening at your leisure and dinner at your own expense.

Breakfast and lunch included | Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor

Day 8 - Launceston – Bicheno

A full breakfast prior to checking out and departing Launceston. You will spend the day travelling to the stunning East Coast. You will travel via St Helens and spend time exploring the East Coast’s largest Town. Home also to the slice of coastal heaven that is the Bay of Fires, stretching over 50 kilometres from Binalong Bay. Travel further south arriving at Bicheno in the afternoon. Check in to your accommodation at Beachfront Bicheno where you will enjoy dinner this evening.

Breakfast and dinner included | Accommodation: Beachfront Bicheno

Day 9 - Bicheno – Hobart

Full breakfast at your accommodation before checking out, we will say goodbye to the East Coast today travelling to Hobart but not before stopping at Freycinet Peninsula, home to Wineglass Bay. The view is certainly worth the steep 1.5 hour return walk to the top of Wineglass Bay Lookout (there are options for anyone with mobility issues). After lunch at the Freycinet Marine Farm we will continue our journey down the Great Eastern Drive, arriving into Hobart late afternoon, for check in to Ibis Styles. You will have a free night at your leisure in Hobart (dinner at your own expense, some suggestions would include Rockwall Bar & Grill, Frank Restaurant, Urban Greek... there are so many in Hobart for you to try depending on your tastes).

Breakfast and lunch included | Accommodation: Ibis Styles Hobart

Day 10 - Hobart – Port Arthur

Enjoy a full breakfast at your accommodation and leave early this morning to explore one of Australia’s best outdoor markets – Salamanca Markets, a delightful market full of colour, fresh produce, art, craft and fantastic coffee. Late morning you will meet your coach and make your way to Port Arthur. Explore the Peninsula where you will visit one of Australia’s most visited tourist attractions, Port Arthur Historic Site. Hear the story of Tasmania’s famous UNESCO world heritage listed convict settlement. Feel the sense of isolation experienced by the convicts and discover the history of the early Australian Penal system. Your Port Arthur entry includes an introductory walking tour and a harbour cruise. As you return to Hobart you will take in more sights of the Tasmanian Peninsula with stunning scenery such as Devil’s Kitchen, the Tasman Arch, Tessellated Pavement and the Remarkable Caves which are all natural rock formations. This evening join your group for a farewell dinner at one of Hobart’s iconic restaurants.

Breakfast and dinner included | Accommodation: Ibis Styles Hobart

Day 11 - Hobart

Enjoy breakfast prior to checking out ready for your Hobart departure. Depending on your flight time, you may have time to visit MONA a most unusual and quirky museum which is mostly underground and a must see tourist attraction when visiting Hobart. Your coach will transfer you to Hobart airport for your return flight home.

Breakfast included

Dates & Prices
Dates & Prices
Departure Date Price Per Person, Twin Share Single Suppliment Price
Thursday 15th October 2020 From $3,699* From $4,899*
Thursday 4th March 2021 From $3,699* From $4,899*
Dates & Prices - Probus Members
Departure Date Price Per Person, Twin Share Single Suppliment Price
Thursday 15th October 2020 From $3,175* From $4,190*
Thursday 4th March 2021 From $3,175* From $4,190*
Terms & Conditions

*Conditions apply. Excludes incidentals unless otherwise stated. To receive Probian discount you must quote your membership number at time of booking. Full price applies to non Probian members. TasVacations in conjunction with Coal River Coaches have designed this tour for likeminded travellers looking to experience Tasmania by coach. Whilst TasVacations are assisting with creating the package Coal River Coaches are the booking agent and will confirm and organise payment as per their payment policy. Minimum numbers apply.

10 Nights From
$3,699*
per person, twin share

DEPARTURE DATES

Thursday 15th October 2020
Thursday 4th March 2021 


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  Coach & driver
  10 nights accommodation
  Multiple attractions
  Multiple meals

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