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7 Nights Travel Photography - Tasmania in Autumn (Dep: 19 Apr 20) by Joseph Goh and Jensen Chua


Join Joseph Goh & Jensen Chua, Instructors of Canon Imaging Academy Singapore, on this small self drive photography group to Tasmania. This fully escorted tour includes your accommodation, land transportation & in-field guidance by Joseph Goh and Jensen Chua, so you will just focus on photography! We'll cover a great deal of Tasmania on this tour - from the East Coast to Cradle Mountain Country and all the way to the absolutely amazing and pristine Maria Island, before wrapping up in Hobart. It's going to be well and truly EPIC!

Joseph Goh Meng Huat is an award-winning self-taught photographer. His photography journey began at the age of 32 after he got his first DSLR in 2008. Since then, his images have won him awards in international photography competitions and have been featured in various publications and photography exhibitions over the world.

Jensen Chua is a travel photographer and writer currently with Jetabout Holidays. He is now an instructor conducting workshops at Canon Imaging Academy.

Inclusion

*** SMALL GROUP - TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY (MIN 4) ***
~ Return Economy airfares between Singapore and Tasmania on Qantas Airways including all applicable taxes.
~ Professional Photography coaching by Joseph Goh and Jensen Chua from Canon Singapore
~ 7 nights accommodation with daily breakfast.
* 2N Cradle Mountain Hotel in a Standard Room with private facilities.
* 1N Quality Hotel Colonial Launceston in a Deluxe Room with private facilities.
* 1N Freycinet Lodge in a One Room Cabin with private facilities.
* 1N Maria Island in Bernacchi House with all meals and beverages (Shared room and facilities).
* 1N Curringa Farm in a 2 Bedroom Cottage (Shared room with facilities).
* 1N The Old Woolstore Hobart in a Standard Room with private facilities.
~ 2 Hours Freycinet Marine Farm Visit and Taste Experience.
~ Selected meals included as per itinerary (excludes drinks).

** EXCLUSIVE ON THIS DEPARTURE! **
~ Professional Photography Guidance from 2 photographers
~ One-time Complimentary 1x camera sensor cleaning and 2 lenses general check, valid within a month after the trip (for Canon DSLR / mirrorless users only).
~ Loan of Canon equipment - lens and camera (subject to availability)

** EARLY BIRD PROMOTION FOR FIRST 3 PASSENGERS **
~ Receive S$500 discount for the first 3 passengers who book

ITINERARY OUTLINE (Subject to change without prior notice)

DAY 1 (19APR) SINGAPORE - MELBOURNE

Check in at least 3 hours prior departure for your flight departing from Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 1.
19Apr / QF36 / SINMEL / ETD: 2015HRS

DAY 2 (20APR) MELBOURNE - LAUNCESTON - CRADLE MOUNTAIN (DINNER)

Arrive Melbourne at 0535HRS connecting QF2281 at 0820HRS and arrive in Launceston at 0935HRS.
On arrival in Launceston, we will collect our rental car and head for Cradle Mountain National Park, where we spend two days chasing light in the country’s most pristine and magnificent wilderness landscapes. You will be exploring and shooting at sunrise and sunset, with a spot of astrophotography thrown in, weather and conditions permitting. This is the season where the fagus, Australia’s only native deciduous beech, turns to a golden hue, which will add bright spots of colour to our landscapes.

Overnight: Cradle Mountain Hotel
Photography Opportunities: Sunset

DAY 3 (21APR) CRADLE MOUNTAIN (BREAKFAST & DINNER)

A full day of photography at Cradle Mountain covering sunrise and sunset at Dove Lake; waterfalls and rainforest around Waldheim including the waterfalls along Pencil Pine Creek (Approx 30mins walk per way). Sunset is approx 17:45 and sunrise is approx 6:45 in April. We will spend at least one-two hours in the field for each of these shoots (Note: As it is till dark, i will likely be very cold).

Overnight: Cradle Mountain Hotel
Photography Opportunities: Sunrise, Sunset, Landscape, Waterfalls and Night Sky

DAY 4 (22APR) CRADLE MOUNTAIN > SHEFFIELD > LAUNCESTON (BREAKFAST)

After breakfast, we will depart Cradle Mountain for Sheffield to do some street photograhy. We will missed the International Mural Fest which will end on 18Apr but we will have the opportunity to see 2020 nine best murals, including the winning mural, on display throughout the year until the next festival. Let our photography guide show you now to capture the murals creatively!

Follow that, we shall head back to Launceston for Tamar Island Wetlands Centre for some birdlife photography. The wetlands are a superb site to see bird life in Tasmania with around 60 species being identified in the area. There are several species of duck, black swans, egrets, cormorants and swamp harriers, as well as occasional visitors such as the white-bellied sea eagle (Do note sighting of birds is nil guarantee).

Lastly, we will proceed to Cataract Gorge for sunset photography.

Overnight: Quality Hotel Colonial Launceston
Photography Opportunities: Street Photography, Birdlife and Sunset Photography

DAY 5 (23APR) LAUNCESTON > FREYCINET NATIONAL PARK (BREAKFAST & DINNER)

This morning, we shall proceed to Tamar Island Wetlands again to check out if we can get better birds' photo! Thereafter, we will drive to Freycinet National Park where we will do a Two-hour guided oyster farm tour. Step into a pair of waders and walk out into the crisp waters of Freycinet Marine Farm. Learn how the farmers grow their juicy Tasmanian's oysters. Harvest delicious oysters fresh out of the water. Learn how to shuck an oyster. Then take in the spectacular view of the Hazard mountains from the waterfront, while you enjoy half a dozen natural pacific oysters with matching dressings and half a bowl of steamed mussels paired with one of Freycinet Vineyard's award-winning wines!

Thereafter, we will proceed to our hotel - Freycinet Lodge where the famous jetty is located and we will be there to do our for sunset photography.

After dinner, we will have a early night for a very early morning the following day.

Overnight: Freycinet Lodge
Photography Opportunities: Landscape & Sunset Photography

DAY 6 (24APR) FREYCINET NATIONAL PARK > MARIA ISLAND (BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER)

Depending on the weather conditions, we will decide the sunrise location shot on site (Either Cape Tourville or Wineglass Bay).
We shall depart Freycinet National Park about 10am for Triabunna where will be met by our local guide who will take us across to Maria Island. Our local guide will be taking us around the island on foot and this is where we will have lots of opportunities for landscape photography! Since the light pollution on the island is relatively low, we will try to do some night sky photography tonite too. (Note: Wombat roam around freely on the island!)

Overnight: Bernacchi House on Maria Island (Sharing room and facilities)
Photography Opportunities: Landscape & Wildlife, Sunset and Night sky Photography

DAY 7 (25APR) MARIA ISLAND > RICHMOND BRIDGE > CURRINGA FARM (BREAKFAST & DINNER)

This morning, you have some free time at leisure before we check out and return to the main island at 9:15am. Our first stop will be to the historical town - Richmond.We will spend sometime to shoot the The Richmond Bridge which is claim to being the oldest existing stone arch bridge in Australia.

After lunch, we will proceed to Curringa Farm where we will be doing a farm tour meant for photographers! Instead of the usual farm tour, we will go around the farm with the farm host to locate the best vantage point for photography plus gathering the sheep together for a shot! We will be having our farewell BBQ dinner under stars tonight!

Overnight: Curringa Farm (Sharing room and facilities)
Photography Opportunities: Landscape & Sunset and Night sky Photography

DAY 8 (26APR) CURRINGA FARM > MT FIELD NATIONAL PARK > HOBART (PROVISION BREAKFAST)

After breakfast, we bid farewell to our host and head for the incredible Mt Field National Park. It will be an easy walk through a forest of ferns and fungi, we will do some Macro photography if the light is good. The route will eventually led us to the magnificent 3-tiered Russell Falls where will be again stop for photography! Depending on time, some of you might want to venture further along the trail for another spectacular waterfall, Horseshoe Falls! We will have enough time for you to get your perfect shot till we depart after lunch (own expense).

This evening, we will grab some quick dinner or even take away dinner and head up to Mt Wellington for sunset and night photography.

Overnight: The Old Woolstore Hotel
Photography Opportunities: Waterfalls & Sunset and Night sky Photography

DAY 9 (27APR) HOBART - SYDNEY - SINGAPORE (BREAKFAST)

If weather permit, we will attemp to do sunrise shot at Mt Wellington this morning. We will check out and prceed to the airport by 9:30am.
Flight details:-
Hobart - Sydney / QF1584 / 1155-1345HRS Sydney - Singapore / QF001 / 1555-2215HRS

Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)
HONEYMOON & WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES GIFTS
Not applicable


Important Notes


~ Valid for travel as per date/flight shown only.
~ Minimum group size: 4
~ Strict cancellation fee will applies once booking is confirmed.
~ Due to the hectic itinerary, there might be time whereby the 2 photographer guides will be taking turns to do sunset and night skies photography.
~ Flight deviation is strictly not allow as this is a group ticket. ~ Price excludes tips for guide and driver, alcoholic drinks and expenditure of personal expenses.
~ Price includes all applicable airport taxes, security tax and other applicable surcharges.
~ Payment may be made in Singapore Dollars by cash, NETS, cheques and credit cards.
~ Due to fluctuation on currency exchange and changes on airfare, prices are subject to change without prior notice.


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Above prices quoted exclude the following surcharges which will be collected upon confirmation of package.
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Room Type 7 Nights Travel Photography - Tasmania in Autumn (Dep: 19 Apr 20) by Joseph Goh and Jensen Chua
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2020-04-19 ~ 2020-04-27
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Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)
HONEYMOON & WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES GIFTS
Not applicable