Best of Tasmania

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 15-99 yrs
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-43624
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Launceston, Australia
  • Ends Hobart, Australia
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Explore Australia’s oldest temperate rainforest with a visit to takayna / Tarkine– home to unique species that have evolved over hundreds of millions of years and are a living connection to the Gondwana supercontinent.
  • Hike the Dove Lake Circuit in Cradle Mountain National Park – passing the immense lake, high peaks of the mountain and lush vegetation while looking out for wombats.
  • See the highlights of the picturesque Tasman Peninsula, including the rock formations of Tasman Arch and Devil’s Kitchen, the Tessellated Pavement and the tragically historic Port Arthur.
  • Join a bush tucker experience and learn all about the culturally rich landscape with a palawa (Tasmanian Aboriginal) guide then browse through the Salamanca Market in historic Hobart.
  • Discover the rugged beauty and delicious flavours of Bruny Island as you sample local delicacies and explore the national parkland where towering cliffs fall away into the crashing sea.
  • By travelling on this trip, you’ll directly support our Intrepid Foundation partner, Greening Australia. Donations help them tackle Australia’s complex environmental challenges, restoring landscapes at scale – in ways that work for communities, economies and nature.
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The "Best Of Tasmania" trip starts in Launceston and ends in Hobart. It is an explorer tour that takes 9 days taking you through Hobart, Cradle Mountain, Corinna and 3 other destinations in Australia. "Best Of Tasmania" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Traverse the unique landscapes of Tasmania from tip to toe on this nine-day adventure. Starting in Launceston – one of Australia’s oldest cities – you’ll sample some of the north’s finest wares along the Cradle to Coast Tasting Trail and experience the rich geological wonder of takayna/Tarkine and Cradle Mountain National Park. Then the beauty of the south beckons, with visits kunanyi/Mount Wellington, Hartz Mountains National Park and Bruny Island. Throw in the artisanal offerings of Hobart and the off-the-grid magic of Corinna and you’ll walk away with a dinky-di Tasmanian experience.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Launceston / Cradle Coast / Stanley / Smithton
  • Day 2: Tarkine Wilderness / Smithton
  • Day 3: Rocky Cape National Park / Waratah / Corinna
  • Day 4: Corinna / Cradle Mountain
  • Day 5: Cradle Mountain / Launceston
  • Day 6: Hobart / Port Arthur / Tasman Peninsula
  • Day 7: Tasman Peninsula / Hobart
  • Day 8: Hartz Mountains National Park / Huon Valley / Hobart
  • Day 9: Bruny Island / Hobart
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel (7 nights), Cottage (1 night)
Meals
  • 8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 3 Dinners
Transport
  • Private Vehicle , Ferry
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Cradle Coast - Visit to Penguin Village
  • Cradle Coast - Narawntapu National Park
  • Stanley - The Nut
  • Cradle Coast - Cradle to Coast Tasting Trail
  • Cradle Coast - Mersey Bluff Petroglyphs
  • Cradle Coast - Welcome to Country Ceremony
  • Cradle Coast - Tiagarra Tasmanian Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place
  • takayna / Tarkine - Trowutta Arch
  • takayna / Tarkine - Lake Chisholm Sinkhole
  • takayna / Tarkine - Edge of the World
  • Waratah - Philosopher Falls
  • Cradle Coast - Rocky Cape National Park
  • Cradle Coast - Boat Harbour Beach
  • Waratah - Hellyer Gorge
  • Cradle Mountain - Dove Lake Circuit walk
  • Port Arthur - Historic Site Visit & Harbour Cruise
  • Tasman Peninsula - Remarkable Cave
  • Tasman Peninsula - Tasman Arch
  • Tasman Peninsula - Devils Kitchen
  • Hobart - Salamanca Markets
  • piyura kitina / Risdon Cove - Palawa kipli bush tucker tour
  • Hobart - kunanyi / Mount Wellington scenic drive
  • Hartz Mountains National Park - Short walks
  • Huon Valley - Honey & cider farm visits
  • Bruny Island - Full day tour
  • Bruny Island - South Bruny National Park
  • Bruny Island - Local produce, beer or wine tasting
  • Bruny Island - Truganini Lookout
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Launceston and from Hobart are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Best of Tasmania tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of Tasmania tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 15 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 15 August 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 57 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Best of Tasmania tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Best of Tasmania tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you
  • This trip involves plenty of walking over varied terrain and is best suited to travellers with good fitness and mobility. Several leader-led walks are included on a daily basis, allowing you to get among nature. This is the best way to experience Tasmania, so please make sure you bring sturdy, comfortable walking shoes and comfortable clothing. Most walks are relatively short and easy although there are some more challenging options. However, joining a walk is always up to you.
  • Temperatures can fluctuate in Tasmania. It's important to prepare – pack suitable clothing for hot, cold, dry and wet weather, just in case.
  • For operational reasons some departures throughout the year may operate in the opposite direction, with all experiences and destinations continuing to be included.
COVID VACCINATION POLICY
  • Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is no longer mandatory on departures after 1st January 2023. Nonetheless, all travellers are strongly advised to be vaccinated as a safety measure to protect themselves and others on the tour. This policy excludes all Polar trips and select adventure cruises, where testing and vaccination are required.
  • Also, proof of vaccination may still be required at specific entry points or by the airlines. Therefore, please make sure to check all the travel requirements carefully before travelling.
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