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Great Eastern Drive: Tasmania – 8 Nights / 9 Days

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8 Nights / 9 Days
Availability : Apr 19’ - Oct 20’
Hobart
St. Helen
Min Age : 9+
Max People : 38
Tour Details

Visit:  Hobart 2N| Orford 1N| Swansea 1N| Freycinet 2N| St. Helen 2N|

Sightseeing: The Great Eastern Drive Tasmania is a scenic road trip that takes in some of the state’s iconic natural wonders on the island to the south of Australia. Easily accessible from both Hobart and Launceston via a short drive, the Great Eastern Drive is where you will discover some of Tasmania’s most beautiful spots including the picturesque Bay of Fires and the famous Wineglass Bay. You’ll also find charming coastal towns along the way and a number of great places to taste some of the delicious produce and wine that Tasmania is renowned for.

 

ACCOMMODATION IN BELOW MENTIONED HOTEL OR SIMILAR

PLACE

 

DELUXE

STANDARD

HOBART

 

Travelodge

Quality Hotel Mid city

ORFORD

 

Orford Sanda House

Orford Sanda House

SWANSEA

Swansea Cottage & Motel Suite

Swansea Motor Inn

FREYCINET / BICHINO

 

Freycinet Lodge

Best Western Bichino

ST. HELENS

 

Tidal Water resort

Bay Side Inn St. Helens

PRICE PER PERSON IN AUD, EXCLUDES ST 5.00%

 

ROOMING BASIS

 

DELUXE

STANDARD

TWIN SHARING BASIS

 

AUD 1471

AUD 1259

 

PACKAGE PRICE VALIDITY 1ST APR’18 TO 31ST MAR’18 BEARING PEAK AND BLOCK OUT PERIODS (EXCEPT SPECIAL EVENTS AND HIGH SEASON)

 

Package Includes:

  • 8 nights’ accommodation as per the choice of hotels
  • 9 days car rental (subject to car availability), model: Toyota Yaris or similar

Package Excludes:

  • International airfares
  • Visa Charges
  • Meals – Breakfast, lunch or dinner
  • Travel Insurance
  • Early check in or late check out
  • Sightseeing s in whole itinerary
  • GPS
  • Public Holiday Surcharge
  • Any transfers between hotel and airport
  • Items of a personal nature such as phone calls, pay movies, room services, mini bars laundries or other expenditures during the tour.
  • GST 9.00%
itinerary

Day 1Arrive Hobart

Welcome to Hobart! On arrival at the airport you will pick the rental car and self drive to the hotel.Immerse yourself in the beauty of Tasmania’s east coast on this attraction-packed drive. Sea kayak and hunt down history on Maria Island, sample farm-fresh berries and wine near Swansea and take in the perfect contours of Wineglass Bay in Freycinet National Park. Bushwalk in the rainforest of Douglas-Apsley National Park and game fish or dive from the

picturesque port of St Helens Park. Rest of the day is free Overnight at the Hobart hotel. Meals:

None

Day 2 Hobart – Orford via Maria Island National Park

Today you will leave Hobart and travel through Sorrell, where you can stock up on supplies or stop for fish and chips. From here, curve inland to the tiny holiday town of Orford, on the mouth of the Prosser River and on to Triabunna where you can take a ferry to Maria Island.With no shops or cars, the island is a tranquil bushwalking and wildlife haven. Climb to the cliff-tops on the challenging Bishop and Clark or walk to the Painted Cliffs and Fossil Cliffs,

filled with sea creature sediments more than 300 million years old. See the threatened Cape Barren geese, Forrester kangaroos, and Flinders Island wombats or scuba dive the marine reserve in the island’s northern end. Visit Bloodstone Point, where the Oyster Bay Aboriginal tribe collected stones to make hair colouring. Overnight at the Orford Hotel. Meals: None

Day 3 Orford – Swansea

You depart Orford and enjoy panoramic views from the Three Thumbs Reserve in the Wielangta Forest. Then follow one of the country’s most stunning stretches of coast towards the white beaches and pink-and-grey granite cliffs of the Freycinet Peninsula. Visit a berry farm, boutique vineyards and the Wine and Wool Centre in and around Swansea. Then do a heritage walk or visit the quirky convict-built Spiky Bridge just out of town. Swim, surf, dive and fish from the MayfieldBay Coastal Reserve and walk to lookouts over the picturesque coastline. Check in the Swansea hotel. Overnight at Swansea Hotel. Meals: None

Day 4Swanswa – Freycinet National Park

Today you will check out of the hotel. Self drive to capture the perfect contours of Wineglass Bay on your camera. Plenty of optional activities swim, boat, fish, snorkel and scuba dive from the dreamy white beach. At the end of the day, relax overlooking Great Oyster Bay. Overnight at Freycinet National Park. Meals: None

Day 5 Freycinet National Park: Day at Leisure

Today the whole day is free for the optional activities like, Go abseiling in the Hazards and four wheel drive to Cape Tourville Lighthouse, where the view will make you dizzy. Surf from Friendly Beaches and sea kayak next to dolphins in Honeymoon Bay. Overnight at Freycinet National Park. Meals: None

Day 6 Freycinet National Park – St Helens

Today you will drive north to the holiday haven of Bicheno, where you can sea kayak, dive, snorkel or jump on a glass-bottomed boat. Walk to Rocking Rock and the Bicheno Blowhole or join a fine wine tour. Watch the dusk parade of Little penguins and see Tasmanian devils, kangaroos, and pelicans at the local wildlife park. Stop for a swim at the Apsley River Waterhole or bushwalk in Douglas-Apsley National Park. Follow the scenic road to the shimmering Chain of Lagoons and stop at Elephant Pass for a plate of the town’s famous, European-style pancakes. In St Marys, climb to the top of St Patrick’s Head or the more accessible South Sister Peak, from where you can look out at a fairytale patchwork of forest and coast. Finish your day of discovery in the charming fishing village of St Helens. Overnight at St. Helens Hotel. Meals: None

Day 6St Helens: Day at Leisure

Today learn about the Georges Bay Aboriginal tribe, and the whalers, sailors and Chinese tin miners who shaped the region in the St Helens History Room. Visit the historic house of Fair Lee, catch bream in the Scamander River and swim from the beaches around Georges Bay. Next, stop off at the resort town of Binalong Bay. Walk along the white sands and surf, swim and fish in the emerald sea. Overnight at St. Helens. Meals: None

Day 8St. Helens – Hobart

Today you will check out and self drive back to Hobart. Re st of the day is free and easy in Hobart to finish the last min shopping. Overnight at Hobart Hotel. Meals: None

Day 8 Hobart – Depart

Today you will check out and self drive to the airport, drop off the car and take the flight back home with wonderful memories of Tasmania!!

Important Notes
  • Package price refers to services mentioned under the package inclusions section in the proposal
  • All children 8 Years & below are charged at 50% of the Adult Cost & all children above the age of 8 will be considered as adults.
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  • Request for early hotel check in or late checkout due to flight/rail timings, will be subject to the discretion of the hotel at extra charges.
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  • Also, booking the flight early helps you get the desired flight schedules.
  • Likelihood of getting the desired hotel and room category is higher if you book early, thereby saving money.
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Notes:

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