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AU/TAS/BESTTAS-OCT17 | 7 Night(s) Package

7 Nights Best Of Tasmania Drive


Stopover: Launceston, Stanley, Cradle Mountain, Curringa Farm & Hobart

Inclusion

~ 7Days Hertz Rental with Zero Excess, Max coverage - FCAR (Toyota Camry or similar) / FVAR (Kia Carnival or similar for 4A)
~ National Holiday Park Pass (per car basis)
~ 7 Nights Accommodation as below:-
* 2N Country Club Villas Launceston, 1 Bedroom Villa (2 Bedroom Villa for 3A/4A/2A2C)
* 1N Stanley Seaview Inn, Standard Room (2 Bedroom Seaview Apartment for 4A/2A2C)
* 1N Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village, Cottage Room (Chalet 2 Bedroom for 3A/4A/2A2C)
* 1N Curringa Farm, Self Contained Cottage
* 2N Lenna Of Hobart, Mountain View Room (Family Suite for 4A/2A2C).

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Suggested Itinerary

Day 1: Launceston
Estimated distance: 213km / 3 hours 30 minutes

Welcome to Launceston, Tasmania's second largest city and gateway to the north. Its magnificent original Victorian streetscapes and architecture lend a historic ambience to the city.

Head north to the Tamar Valley, pick seasonal berries at Hillwood Berry Farm; visit some of Tasmania's acclaimed cool-climate wineries such as Leaning Church, Ninth Island, Moores Hill Estate and more. Smell the flowers at Lavender House and don't miss Seahorse World and Platypus House at Beauty Point.

Visit Bridestowe Lavender Estate at Nabowla and, in summer walk through fields of lavender. Nearby, tee off at the internationally acclaimed twin links courses of Barnbougle Dunes and Lost Farm.

Before heading back to Launceston, ride the chairlift across the Cataract Gorge located in a scenic inner-city reserve. Its central span of 308 metres is believed to be the longest single chairlift span in the world.

Overnight in Launceston.

Day 2: Launceston - Stanley
Estimated distance: 226km / 2 hours 45 minutes

Head west to Elizabeth Town for a 'Raspberry' breakfast at Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm before visiting Ashgrove Cheese Farm to view the cheese making and maturing area plus taste and buy a range of cheese including exotic favours of wild wasabi and native pepperberry.

If you need a chocolate fix, drive north to the House of Anvers Chocolate Factory in Latrobe to see the factory in action behind the viewing windows and taste fine coverture chocolate and truffles.

Continue on the scenic coastal route via the town of Penguin and stop at Boat Harbour Beach to enjoy the sugar-white sand and intense aqua waters, in a little-known sanctuary of tranquillity and picture book scenery.

Overnight in Stanley.

Day 3: Stanley - Cradle Mountain
Estimated distance: 298km / 3 hours 30 minutes

In the morning, take the chairlift to The Nut for views of Australia's prettiest fishing village before heading to Woolnorth and Cape Grim to breathe the world's cleanest air and photograph the spectacular coastline.

In the afternoon, admire fields of striped tulips (September - October) and seasonal blooms like iris, daffodils and lilies at Table Cape. Explore Burnie Makers' Workshop; a celebration of local artisans with demonstrations and the engaging Paper Tour before heading up to Cradle Mountain via the B18.

In the evening, join the animal spotlight tours of the World Heritage Area or visit Devils@Cradle to see Tasmanian Devils feeding.

Overnight in Cradle Mountain.

Day 4: Cradle Mountain - Launceston
Estimated distance: 200km / 3 hours 30 minutes

Explore Cradle Mountain National Park, the jewel of Tasmania's natural and wilderness areas. Hike around Dove Lake, take short walks to the Boat Shed or Glacier Rock and explore the surroundings or join in activities such as horse-riding, fly-fishing, wilderness flights or canyoning.

In the late morning, discover Tasmazia and visit Sheffield on the way back to Launceston to view the many murals throughout the town depicting the regions' history. Drive through Paradise (yes, that's the village's name), take a tour at Marakoopa Cave to see glow worms; pause at Melita Honey Farm to taste Tasmania's famous Leatherwood honey and 410 South Tasmania Salmon and Ginseng Farm to browse around the shop and taste the hot-smoked salmon and the famous ginseng spice.

Overnight in Launceston.

Day 5: Launceston - Hamilton
Estimated distance: 208km / 2 hours 45 minutes

Today, head off on the Heritage Highway; the historic heart of Tasmania. Discover Woolmers and Brickendon Estates near Longford; two of the eleven Australian UNESCO World Heritage listed convict sites.

The towns along the Heritage Highway are a shopper's delight. At Evandale, taste Tasmania's finest jams, sauces and condiments at Tasmanian Gourmet Sauce Company. At Ross, find quality woollen garments, crafts, gifts and antiques at the Classwood, Tasmanian Wool Centre, Church Street Antiques and The Little Box at Ross.

Not to be missed is the Ross Bakery Inn which has a 19th century woodfired oven producing a wide range of breads and pastries. Bakery 31 is famous for its scallop pies. Pause at the convict-built Ross Bridge to see historic carvings before heading south and stopping at Callington Mill in Oatlands. Be sure to taste one of the locally stone-milled sourdough breads at Companion Bakery.

Tonight, overnight at Curringa Farm for a real farm experience.

Overnight in Curringa Farm.

Day 6: Hamilton - Hobart
Estimated distance: 134km / 2 hours

After a relaxing morning enjoying some farm activities, visit Russell Falls in Mount Field National Park. Its three elegant tiers, framed by lush vegetation, have attracted many visitors especially in autumn for the turning of the fagus (when the native trees are a kaleidoscope of colour).

Next onto Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary to observe Tasmanian devils and many other fascinating native animals before arriving into Hobart, one of the world's most beautiful and friendliest cities; nestled between Mount Wellington and the sea. White beaches on its outskirts, historic buildings at its heart; Australia's second-oldest city has a lifestyle of its own.

In the evening, dine on trawler-fresh seafood at harbourside restaurants like Fish Frenzy, Mures Upper Deck or Blue Eye.

Overnight in Hobart.

Day 7: Hobart - Huon Valley - Hobart
Estimated distance: 154km / 2 hours 30 minutes

Head south to the beautiful Huon Valley and walk above the treetops at the Tahune AirWalk near Geeveston. Traverse the Eucalyptus forest canopy, home to the Earth's tallest flowering plant (Eucalyptus regnant) and leatherwood trees. If you are feeling adventurous, cable hang glide down the valley from near the AirWalk.

Take a thrilling jet boat ride at Huon River Jet Boats; visit fruit orchards and the Apple and Heritage Museum to explore Tasmania's apple history; or even stop by roadside stalls to buy fresh Tasmanian apples and other fruits by just paying using an 'honesty box'.

In the afternoon, drive up to Mount Nelson Station Cafe for afternoon tea by the fireplace while admiring the glorious views of Hobart. Just before sunset, take a scenic flight over Hobart with seaplanes taking off from the Hobart waterfront. For the energetic; paddle around the Hobart docks.

Overnight in Hobart.

Day 8: Hobart - Singapore (via Melbourne)
Estimated distance: 74km / 1 hours 15 minutes

If time permits, morning browse through antique stores, discover stunning arts and crafts, linger over a coffee in one of the street cafes, explore the fishing harbour but don't whatever you do, miss Salamanca Markets on Saturday mornings where two blocks of stalls are bustling with traders offering you some of the finest arts and crafts found in Tasmania.

Before heading to the airport, purchase abalone at Tas Live Abalone processing factory and take a tour of Barilla Bay Oyster Farm conducted every Friday. Buy freshly-shucked oysters at Barilla Bay Oyster to take home.

Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)
*** CAR RENTAL EXTENSION RATES IN SGD$ PER DAY ***
Valid for car pickup from Airport with Zero Excess (Max Coverage)
VALIDITYCAR MODEL (GUIDE ONLY)DAILY RATES FOR RENTAL FOR 7+ DAYS
01Oct17 - 30Nov17Group D - Toyota Camry Sedan or similar89
01Oct17 - 30Nov17Group T - Kia Carnivale or similar107



01Dec17 - 31Mar18 (Not applicable 20Dec17 - 10Jan18)Group D - Toyota Camry Sedan or similar93
01Dec17 - 31Mar18 (Not applicable 20Dec17 - 10Jan18)Group T - Kia Carnivale or similar112



20Dec17 - 10Jan18Group D - Toyota Camry Sedan or similar168
20Dec17 - 10Jan18Group T - Kia Carnivale or similar201


Important Notes


~ Valid for travel to be completed by 31 Mar 18.
~ Code: DIRECT + PARKPASS/TE
~ Airfare is NOT included in this package.
~ Hertz Car Drivers age between 21 -25 yrs, pays a surcharge of A$16.50(incl GST) per day per vehicle, max chargeable per driver A$115.50(incl GST)per 30 days rental.
~ 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:
~ ONE way car rental supplement of A$40 applies (payable direct).

~ Hotel Black dates @ Lenna of Hobart from 25Dec'17 - 03Jan'18 (NOT applicable for stay).

~ Hotel high season surcharge applies as follows:-
* Cradle Moutain Hotel at S$80 per room per night for stay on/between 25Dec'17 - 18Feb'18.

~ Car Rental high season surcharge applies for rental on/between 20Dec'17 - 10Jan'18 as follows:-
* Group D (FCAR) @ S$79 per car per day
* Group T (FVAR) @ S$93 per car per day

TRAVEL START DATE


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Remarks

Above prices quoted exclude the following surcharges which will be collected upon confirmation of package:
~ ONE way car rental supplement of A$40 applies (payable direct).

~ Hotel Black dates @ Lenna of Hobart from 25Dec'17 - 03Jan'18 (NOT applicable for stay).

~ Hotel high season surcharge applies as follows:-
* Cradle Moutain Hotel at S$80 per room per night for stay on/between 25Dec'17 - 18Feb'18.

~ Car Rental high season surcharge applies for rental on/between 20Dec'17 - 10Jan'18 as follows:-
* Group D (FCAR) @ S$79 per car per day
* Group T (FVAR) @ S$93 per car per day
Room Type 7 Nights Best Of Tasmania Drive
Adult (A) Child (C)
1A 2A 3A 4A 1A1C 2A1C 2A2C
2017-11-11 ~ 2017-11-30
As per itinerary 2395 1200 965 810 1200 450 290
2017-12-01 ~ 2018-03-31
As per itinerary 2430 1215 980 820 1215 450 290
Price per person in SGD$

Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)
*** CAR RENTAL EXTENSION RATES IN SGD$ PER DAY ***
Valid for car pickup from Airport with Zero Excess (Max Coverage)