Arrived in Launceston 

Make your way fly to Launceston,a riverside city in northern Tasmania, Australia. It’s famed for the Cataract Gorge, with panoramic views, walking trails, sculpted gardens and a chairlift.Our lovely driver will pick you up at the airport then transfer to hotel.  You can relax and use the rest of the day to explore the city.

Bay of Fires

The Bay of Fires is a bay on the northeastern coast of Tasmania in Australia, extending from Binalong Bay to Eddystone Point. The bay was given its name in 1773 by Captain Tobias Furneaux in Adventure, who saw the fires of Aboriginal people on the beaches.

Time:

8:30 am – 6:30 pm

Duration:

9.25 Hours

Itinerary

  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Rolling green hills of North Eastern Tasmania
  • Quaint country township of Lilydale
  • Bridestowe Lavender Farm (Sep–Apr), home to Bobbie the Bridestowe Bear (Bobbie Bear)
  • Rural hub of Scottsdale
  • Time permitting – the tree carvings at Legerwood
  • Heritage tin mining townships of  Branxholm and Derby
  • Temperate rainforest of Weldborough Pass
  • A short walk through the rainforest full of Myrtle and Sassafras trees along with huge Tree Ferns
  • Time permitting – cheese tastings at the Holy Cow CaféPyengana Cheese Factory
  • Bay of Fires
  • Binalong Bay Beach
  • View/climb orange lichen covered granite outcrops
  • Beach walk along Taylor’s Beach
  • Farm fresh oysters at Lease 65
  • Fishing boats at St. Helens Wharf
  • Beaumaris and Scamander
  • Fingal Valley
  • Coal mining townships of Fingal and Avoca
  • Expansive grazing lands featuring Merino sheep and Angus cattle
  • Historical Northern Midlands
  • Heritage convict township of Cleveland and Perth.

Explore Launceston

Enjoy a free day to explore Launceston at your own leisure.

Cradle Mountain National Park

Iconic Cradle Mountain is a place of exceptional natural beauty in the heart of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. From moss-covered ancient rainforests and deep river gorges to snow-covered mountain peaks, wild alpine moorlands and glacial lakes, the park is revered for its diverse and breath-taking landscapes.

Time:

8:00 am – 5:30 pm

Duration:

8.5 Hours

Itinerary

  • Travel through green pastures South West of Launceston
  • Mountains of the Great Western Tiers guide you towards Cradle Mountain National Park
  • Pass quaint and historical towns of CarrickHagley and Westbury
  • Scenic town of Deloraine – hub between Launceston and Devonport
  • Tour Sheffield – town of murals
  • Traverse through dense forest and mountainous terrain
  • Look for wombats, potaroos and wallabies in Cradle Mountain National Park
  • Visit the Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre for an appreciation of the Cradle Mountain National Park
  • Take a short stroll along the Enchanted Forest Walk viewing pencil pine, lush forest and a spectacular waterfall
  • Stand in awe as you take in the powerful and majestic Cradle Mountain reigning over the picturesque Dove Lake
  • Take a short walk around Dove Lake taking in the views of Cradle Mountain (weather permitting)
  • Visit Waldheim Chalet (forest home) of Gustav Weindorfers
  • Stop at Ashgrove Cheese Farm for some famous Tasmanian cheese
  • Learn how cheese is made and sample the numerous varieties of cheese made on the premises.

Depart Launceston

At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to Launceston airport for your homeward flight.

Day 1

Arrived in Launceston 

Make your way fly to Launceston,a riverside city in northern Tasmania, Australia. It’s famed for the Cataract Gorge, with panoramic views, walking trails, sculpted gardens and a chairlift.Our lovely driver will pick you up at the airport then transfer to hotel.  You can relax and use the rest of the day to explore the city.

Day 2

Bay of Fires

The Bay of Fires is a bay on the northeastern coast of Tasmania in Australia, extending from Binalong Bay to Eddystone Point. The bay was given its name in 1773 by Captain Tobias Furneaux in Adventure, who saw the fires of Aboriginal people on the beaches.

Time:

8:30 am – 6:30 pm

Duration:

9.25 Hours

Itinerary

  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Rolling green hills of North Eastern Tasmania
  • Quaint country township of Lilydale
  • Bridestowe Lavender Farm (Sep–Apr), home to Bobbie the Bridestowe Bear (Bobbie Bear)
  • Rural hub of Scottsdale
  • Time permitting – the tree carvings at Legerwood
  • Heritage tin mining townships of  Branxholm and Derby
  • Temperate rainforest of Weldborough Pass
  • A short walk through the rainforest full of Myrtle and Sassafras trees along with huge Tree Ferns
  • Time permitting – cheese tastings at the Holy Cow CaféPyengana Cheese Factory
  • Bay of Fires
  • Binalong Bay Beach
  • View/climb orange lichen covered granite outcrops
  • Beach walk along Taylor’s Beach
  • Farm fresh oysters at Lease 65
  • Fishing boats at St. Helens Wharf
  • Beaumaris and Scamander
  • Fingal Valley
  • Coal mining townships of Fingal and Avoca
  • Expansive grazing lands featuring Merino sheep and Angus cattle
  • Historical Northern Midlands
  • Heritage convict township of Cleveland and Perth.
Day 3

Explore Launceston

Enjoy a free day to explore Launceston at your own leisure.

Day 4

Cradle Mountain National Park

Iconic Cradle Mountain is a place of exceptional natural beauty in the heart of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. From moss-covered ancient rainforests and deep river gorges to snow-covered mountain peaks, wild alpine moorlands and glacial lakes, the park is revered for its diverse and breath-taking landscapes.

Time:

8:00 am – 5:30 pm

Duration:

8.5 Hours

Itinerary

  • Travel through green pastures South West of Launceston
  • Mountains of the Great Western Tiers guide you towards Cradle Mountain National Park
  • Pass quaint and historical towns of CarrickHagley and Westbury
  • Scenic town of Deloraine – hub between Launceston and Devonport
  • Tour Sheffield – town of murals
  • Traverse through dense forest and mountainous terrain
  • Look for wombats, potaroos and wallabies in Cradle Mountain National Park
  • Visit the Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre for an appreciation of the Cradle Mountain National Park
  • Take a short stroll along the Enchanted Forest Walk viewing pencil pine, lush forest and a spectacular waterfall
  • Stand in awe as you take in the powerful and majestic Cradle Mountain reigning over the picturesque Dove Lake
  • Take a short walk around Dove Lake taking in the views of Cradle Mountain (weather permitting)
  • Visit Waldheim Chalet (forest home) of Gustav Weindorfers
  • Stop at Ashgrove Cheese Farm for some famous Tasmanian cheese
  • Learn how cheese is made and sample the numerous varieties of cheese made on the premises.
Day 5

Depart Launceston

At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to Launceston airport for your homeward flight.

Fine Print:

  • Travel insurance (Strongly Recommended) Delightful Travel provided 30% off with NIB TRAVEL INSURANCE when Purchasing the Tour. Please email through the details and the Team members will email you the quotation
  • Anything not listed in deal

Travel Advice:

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  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after your trip overseas
  • A visa may be required for your destination or any countries you are transiting. It is your responsibility to ensure you obtain a valid

Bedding Configuration:

  • Twin or Double bedding (subject to availability). Please inform us when book the tour.
  • Bookings are non-changeable & non-refundable once your travel dates are confirmed

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