The historic village of Richmond leads us onto the dramatic scenery of the Tasman Peninsula with it's plunging cliffs, quirky towns and spectacular views. This is the place where Tasmania's convict heritage intersects with its stunning natural beauty.
The highlight of the day is the opportunity to check out the former prison settlement of Port Arthur. There’s no rush with plenty of time to see the sights on a guided walking tour and harbour cruise. On the return to Hobart we taste delicious Federation Chocolate.
Russell Falls, Lake St Clair & Mount Field National Park: An epic day in spectacular World Heritage wilderness with impressive waterfalls, stunning mountain top views and Tasmanian wildlife – in the wild! Lunch at Lake St Clair, take in Tasmania’s hydro heritage at Tarraleah and watch the sunset over Lake Rosebery.
Montezuma Falls, Strahan & Henty Dunes:We are one of the only tour operators that takes you to Montezuma Falls, Tasmania's tallest waterfall. Wander through ancient rainforests, enjoy lunch in beautiful Strahan and then run wild on the giant Henty sand dunes. Best jumping photos ever!
Cradle Mountain, Sheffield, Honey & Salmon Tasting: Cradle Mountain is spectacular - we give you plenty of time to enjoy it. Take it in with a quiet stroll or choose a more challenging hike – the choice is yours. Sheffield, the town of murals, is our lunch stop. Later on we taste honey and sample delicious hot smoked salmon. At the end of the day we visit Launceston's beautiful Cataract Gorge.
Bay of Fires, Cheese Tasting & Bicheno: The Bay of Fires has to be seen to be believed – consistently rated as one of the world's best beaches, it's a place that everyone loves but few have visited. On the way there we'll taste some great local cheese from Pyengana. Later you'll have a chance to try some fantastic Tasmanian oysters. Tonight you can walk to the beach to see little penguins come ashore.
Wineglass Bay, Freycinet National Park & Kate's Berry Farm: Today you'll have the opportunity to visit a wildlife sanctuary to see the rescued animals, including the Tasmanian Devil (extra cost). After that we visit the Freycinet National Park and famous Wineglass Bay. With hours to explore, you can go up for a dramatic view or down to the gleaming white beach. In the afternoon we drive down the coast, with a stop at famous Kate's Berry Farm.
Bruny Island: Just a short ferry ride from the Tasmanian mainland, spectacular Bruny Island is a feast for the senses. We taste delicious Bruny Island Cheese and walk to the Neck Lookout at the centre of the island, with incredible 360 degree views. At Cape Bruny we’ll try to spot Bruny’s famous white wallabies, walk to the lighthouse and watch the surf roll in. At Adventure Bay, choose between an award winning Bruny Island Cruise (extra cost) or the beautiful Fluted Cape walk. Local oysters can be purchased on our drive back to the ferry.
Return to Hobart by 6:30pm
Optional extras (all payable on board):
Airport pickup on day of departure - $25
Eastcoast Natureworld Wildlife Sanctuary visit - $20
Bruny Island Cruise with Pennicott Wilderness Journeys - $110