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AU/HBA/DISTAS | 6 Night(s) Package

6 Nights Discover Tasmania (Hobart, Port Arthur, Bruny Island & Cradle Mountain) Coach Touring


Tasmania is a place of wild and beautiful landscapes, friendly people with a relaxed island lifestyle, wonderful food and wine, and a haunting history evoked by world-famous convict ruins. It's also Australia's smallest state and the most geographically diverse with over 40 per cent reserved as national parks and world heritage wilderness. No matter where you go, whether you spend time in one place or drive around the island, we know you'll be delighted by what you'll find and surprised at how much bigger Tasmania is on the inside.

Inclusion

~ 6 Nights Accommodation (room only):-
* Choice of 4 nights in Hobart
* 2 nights in Quest Launceston (1 Bedroom Apartment / 2 Bedroom Apartment for 2A2C,4A)
~ Arrival Transfer from Hobart Airport to Hobart accommodation by private vehicle.
~ Intercity Transfer from Hobart accommodation to Launceston accommodation.
~ Departure Transfers from Launceston acommodation to Launceston Airport.
~ Full Day Grand Hobart Tour (Code: 787)
~ Full Day Grand Port Arthur Tour (Code: 784) Includes: Introductory walking tour by Port Arthur guide (40mins), harbour cruise, guided tour of "Isle of the Dead" & Port Arthur admission
~ Full Day Bruny Island Traveller Tour including Morning Tea and Lunch
~ Full Day Cradle Mountain Tour including Lunch
~ Option to extend stay (Extension night rates for Hobart).
 

ITINERARY (Sequence of tours might differ depending on day of departure)


DAY 1 HOBART


On arrival in Hobart, transfers to your hotel by private vehicle. Please note that standard check in time starts from 2PM, early check in subject to availability.


DAY 2 GRAND PORT ARTHUR TOUR

Tour Code: 784
Departs: Daily except Sat
Tour starts: 08:15hrs / Concludes: 1730hrs

Sitting tranquilly amidst English oaks and gardens, Port Arthur is a harsh contrast to the beauty of the Tasman Peninsula. Rich in visual history, the Port Arthur Historic Site evokes a powerful sense of our past convict era and of early Australian settlement heritage. And on this tour, with an included walk on the Isle of the Dead, we gain a more powerful insight into the personal life and struggles of the convicts. Your journey to Port Arthur departs Hobart and crossing the Derwent River. Leaving behind the city, pass ever changing landscape as you skirt the ocean and impressive rugged coastline. At Port Arthur, take advantage of the included walking tours around the main site and Isle of the Dead. Spend time exploring the multitude of restored and ruined buildings and learn of the site's dramatic history.

Highlights of this tour

* Departing Hobart view Government House, home to the governor of Tasmania
* We continue onto the Tasman Peninsula, an area abound with natural bushland, native wildlife and amazing coastal scenery
* Skirt Norfolk Bay on the Tasman Peninsula
* Eaglehawk Neck- stunning rocky coastline
* Doo Town
* Our stop in the Tasman National Park at pristine Pirates Bay, will leave you in awe of the wonderful views, rugged coastline and striking rock formations. A great photo opportunity!
* Arriving at Port Arthur we have approximately 5 hours to soak up the atmosphere of this World Heritage Site
* Visit the Interpretation Centre and follow the harrowing life of a Convict.
* Join a guided walking tour to learn about the many restored buildings and ruins
* See the Penitentiary - a one time granary and flour mill, separate prison, Commandant's House, church and more
* Enjoy a cruise on Carnarvon Bay around the Isle of the Dead,
* See Port Arthur from a different perspective on an “Isle of the Dead” walking tour
* Then back to the Historic Site for free time to purchase your own lunch and explore at your own pace.


DAY 3 GRAND HOBART TOUR

Tour Code: 797
Departs: Daily except Sat & Sun (Nov to Apr) / Tues, Thu & Fri (May to Oct)
Tour starts: 09:15hrs / Concludes: 1700hrs

You can discover Hobart in a day - Mt Wellington summit, Hobart city coach tram tour and Richmond, one of Australia's most original historic villages. Witness magnificent views on the kunanyi/Mt Wellington tour - glimpse the unfolding panorama of the river, fields and the setting of Hobart town followed by an orientation tour highlighting the city's history, culture and lifestyle. On this tour we have approximately 2 hours to explore historic Richmond village, perhaps taste some local produce, shop ofr unique gifts, explore the historic surrounds including the convict built road bridge, quaint cottages and Richmond gaol.

Highlights of this tour

Mt Wellington
* On a clear day the views from Mt Wellington are stunning. In the winter perhaps you will be playing in the snow - whatever the weather - take the opportunity to visit iconic Mt Wellington, the traditional indigenous name in Palawa Kani language is kunanyi
* See St David’s Park
* Pass by Anglesea Barracks - Australia’s oldest Army facility
* Cascade Valley - home of the Cascade Brewery and Gardens
* On this tour we pass through various eco systems and experience the harsh alpine environment of the mountain.
* View the massive rock formation of the Organ Pipes
* kunanyi/Mt Wellington summit - a harsh rocky alpine environment affording unsurpassed views on a clear day
* The summit of Mt Wellington offers a panoramic spectacle of Hobart town, its surrounding suburbs, vast waterways of the Derwent River
* After our descent from the mountain, we have a brief visit to the Cascades Female Factory - a one time female prison - for an insight into the lives of the women convicts once imprisoned there.

City Tour

* Sullivan’s Cove - Hobart’s birthplace and ferry terminal
* Parliament House
* Salamanca Place - Georgian style warehouses now restored as restaurants, galleries and pubs
* Princes Park - a one time gun battery
* Battery Point - charming historic houses, pubs, boutique shops and restaurants
* St. George’s Church
* Views of Wrest Point Casino and exclusive Sandy Bay
* St. David’s Park
* South Hobart at the foot of Mt. Wellington
* Option to walk and view the exterior of the Cascade Brewery
* Cascade Gardens
* Visit the remains of the Female Factory - a one time female prison
* St. David’s Cathedral
* Treasury Building and Franklin Square
* GPO and Hobart Town Hall
* Penitentiary Chapel
* Queen’s Domain and Government House
* Cross Tasman Bridge over the Derwent River
* Views over Kangaroo Bay Marina and Bellerive
* Stop at Rosny Hill lookout for stunning views of Hobart, Sandy Bay, Mt Wellington, Tasman Bridge and Glenorchy
* Victoria Dock and Constitution Dock
* Enjoy some free time to see the exquisite Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

Richmond

* Head out the Brooker Highway passing North Hobart and New Town
* Derwent Entertainment Centre
* Richmond - one of Australia’s most unique and historic towns dating from the 1820s
* Stroll across the Richmond Bridge - Introduce yourself to the local ducks, as they forage for good under the oldest convict built road bridge in Australia
* Also set in this idyllic location is the oldest operating Catholic Church
* Perhaps visit Richmond Gaol - operational from 1826
* Taste some Coal Valley region wines and local produce (own expense), shop or just relax.
* Whatever you choose there's plenty of time to explore the village, it's quaint cottages, unique shops, galleries and restaurants.
* Excellent photo opportunities all round!


DAY 4 BRUNY ISLAND TRAVELLER

Departs: Daily except 25Dec
Tour starts: 07:45hrs / Duration: 10 hours

A Pennicott Wilderness Journeys vehicle will pick you up from your hotel for the transfer to Franklin Wharf, the departure point of your tour. At 7.45am join your vehicle to commence a full day Bruny Island Traveller tour. Explore spectacular landscapes and gourmet local produce. Depart for Kettering to board the ferry for the crossing to Bruny Island. At each tasting stop you can sit back, relax and enjoy a fully inclusive experience. Tastings today include Bruny Island Cheese, shucked oysters, Bruny Island Berry Farm (seasonal), Bruny Island Premium Wines, HIBA Bruny Island Fudge and Bruny Island House of Whisky. See incredible scenery - at The Neck see the narrow isthmus stretch away south in graceful curves, take a stroll and leave your footprints in the sand of a deserted beach and see wilderness which is home to diverse wildlife including rare white wallabies. After a delicious day out, depart the island by ferry at 4.30pm then travel by coach back to Hobart. Tour concludes at approximately 5.30pm, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.


DAY 5 HOBART TO LAUNCESTON


Free at leisure in the morning to explore Hobart. Best if you can coicide this day to be on a Saturday so that you can visit Salamanca Market. Check out about 10am for your transfers to Launceston by private vehicle. On arrival in Launceston, check in and rest for the day.


DAY 6 CRADLE MOUNTAIN

Tour Code: 765
Departs: Mon, Wed, Fri and Sun
Tour starts: 0800hrs / Concludes: 1715hrs

Travel deep into the lush rainforest of Cradle Mountain National Park. Walk through the Enchanted Forest and around the spectacular scenery of Dove Lake and indulge on some of Australia's finest cheeses. Awaken your senses to the magnificent splendour that is Cradle Mountain... Go deep into the Tasmanian forest and experience the solitary wilderness of waterfalls, glacial lakes, rainforest, wildlife and unsurpassed beauty of this World Heritage listed National Park. Discover many walks throughout the rainforest - catch your breath as you first glimpse the craggy outcrop of majestic Cradle Mountain towering above sparkling Dove Lake plateau.

Highlights of this tour

* Our tour starts as we travel south west from Launceston through green pastures, skirting the mountains of the Great Western Tiers towards Cradle Mountain National Park
* We pass quaint and historical towns of Carrick, Hagley and Westbury and the scenic town of Deloraine renowned for their arts and crafts.
* Stop at Sheffield - the town of murals,
* Here you can see the many intricate and life-like murals that adorn the town's buildings.
* As we traverse through dense forest and mountainous terrain look out for wombats, potaroos and wallabies that inhabit Cradle Mountain National Park.
* Visit the Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre for an insight and appreciation of the area.
* Perhaps take a short stroll along Enchanted Forest Walk viewing pencil pines, lush forest and a spectacular waterfall
* There is an opportunity to take a short stroll around Dove Lake as you take in views of the powerful and majestic Cradle Mountain (weather permitting Maybe visit Waldheim Chalet (forest home) of Gustav Weindorfer
* On the return to Launceston, visit Ashgrove Cheese Farm for some famous Tasmanian cheese
* Learn how cheese is made and sample the numerous variety of cheese made on the premises before heading back to Launceston


DAY 7 LAUNCESTON


Morning at leisure, check out at 10am for your transfers to the airport for your departure flight home.

Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)
(Not Applicable)


Important Notes


~ Valid for travel to be completed by 31 Mar 20.
~ Code: DIRECT
~ Airfare is NOT included in this package.
~ All day tours does not operate during Chirstmas Day.
~ Confirmation is subject to room and seats availability.
~ Strict cancellation policy apply once booking is confirmed.
~ Price for child is valid when sharing with 2 adults using existing bedding.
~ Payment may be made in Singapore Dollars by cash, NETS, cheques or Visa/Mastercard only.
~ Due to fluctuation on currency exchange, prices are subject to change without prior notice.


Surcharges (Airlines / Hotels)


Above prices quoted exclude the following surcharges which will be collected upon confirmation of package:
~ Hotel's High Season surcharges applies for stay on/between the following dates:-

IBIS STYLES HOBART
~ 14Jun - 15Jun & 21Jun - 22Jun @ S$325 per room per night
~ 01Oct - 26Dec & 01Jan - 31Mar @ S$30 per room per night

SALAMANCA SUITES HOBART
~ 01Apr - 30Apr @ S$70 per Studio Apartment / S$140 per 2 Bedroom Apartment per night
~ 01Oct - 31Mar @ S$80 per Studio Apartment / S$145 per 2 Bedroom Apartment per night

QUEST LAUNCESTON
~ 01Apr - 15May @ S$20 per room per night
~ 01Oct - 31Mar @ S$40 per 1 Bedroom Apartment / S$80 per 2 Bedroom Apartment per night

TRAVEL START DATE


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Hotel Rating
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Remarks

Above prices quoted exclude the following surcharges which will be collected upon confirmation of package:
~ Hotel's High Season surcharges applies for stay on/between the following dates:-

IBIS STYLES HOBART
~ 14Jun - 15Jun & 21Jun - 22Jun @ S$325 per room per night
~ 01Oct - 26Dec & 01Jan - 31Mar @ S$30 per room per night

SALAMANCA SUITES HOBART
~ 01Apr - 30Apr @ S$70 per Studio Apartment / S$140 per 2 Bedroom Apartment per night
~ 01Oct - 31Mar @ S$80 per Studio Apartment / S$145 per 2 Bedroom Apartment per night

QUEST LAUNCESTON
~ 01Apr - 15May @ S$20 per room per night
~ 01Oct - 31Mar @ S$40 per 1 Bedroom Apartment / S$80 per 2 Bedroom Apartment per night
Room Type 6 Nights Discover Tasmania (Hobart, Port Arthur, Bruny Island & Cradle Mountain) Coach Touring
Adult (A) Child (C)
1A 2A 3A 4A 1A1C 2A1C 2A2C
2019-04-01 ~ 2020-03-31
Ibis Styles Hobart 2360 1495 - - 885 - -
Salamanca Suites 2535 1580 1390 1295 1170 655 740
Price per person in SGD$

Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)
(Not Applicable)