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Travelmarvel

Tasman Discovery

Launceston Return

Trip Code: TX9LL
9 Days
15 Meals
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  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Inclusions

  • 8 nights in premium accommodation
  • Services of a Driver and Travelmarvel Tour Director
  • Premium air-conditioned coach travel
  • 15 meals – 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 6 dinners including a special Welcome Dinner
  • Visit Bridestowe Lavender Estate and sample the fare
  • Discover convict history at Port Arthur
  • Explore Freycinet National Park
  • Stay at the Tall Timbers Hotel in Smithton and indulge in a three-course dinner of seasonal produce

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary, hotels and inclusions are subject to change
  • This tour forms part of the 10-Day Grand Tasman - refer tour code TXT10
  • Prices include airport transfers, porterage, sightseeing, cruises, tours and entrance fees as specified
  • Price is for land only. Flights not included
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Launceston Return

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Enhance Your Journey

Travelmarvel provides further opportunity to pursue your special interests and enhance your holiday with a range of optional experiences

Insider Experience

Visit the gold mining town of Beaconsfield, and take a guided tour of the Mine and Heritage Centre.

Insider Experience

Enjoy canapes and a Welcome Drink at James Boag’s Brewery.


Welcome to Tasmania. On arrival, you’ll be transferred to your hotel in Launceston. Enjoy a picturesque journey following the curves of the Tamar River on your way to today’s Insider Experiences. Back at your hotel this evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Launceston, Hotel Grand Chancellor

Daily :
  • Dinner

Insider Experience

At Bridestowe Lavender Estate, enjoy a guided tour of the distillery and sample the unique lavender-inspired fare.

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Discover more with our Enhance Your Journey optional experience - Penguin Tour, Bicheno (additional charges apply - enquire for details).


Drive through northern Tasmania's wine-producing area en route to an Insider Experience. Continue on to the seaside town of Bicheno for your overnight stay.

Stay: Beachfront Bicheno

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Image of Little Penguins walking along shore

Insider Experience

Travel into Freycinet National Park to enjoy a walk with a naturalist guide.


Home to pristine beaches, rugged landscapes and granite peaks, Freycinet is a place of breathtaking natural beauty. Explore the park and take in the stunning surrounds. Continue south to Richmond, home to the historic Richmond Bridge. Built by convicts in the 1820s, it is Australia's oldest bridge. On the way to Port Arthur, see how nature and time have created spectacular rock formations such as the Tessellated Pavement and Tasman Arch.

Stay: Port Arthur Motor Inn

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Insider Experience

Embark on a guided tour of the Port Arthur Historic Site, once Australia’s most notorious convict prison.


At Port Arthur Historic Site, join a cruise around the Isle of the Dead and hear haunting stories about the convicts buried there. Afterwards, see Tasmanian devils up close at the Tasmanian Devil Unzoo. Later, travel to Hobart, an exciting city full of exceptional bars and restaurants. This small capital city sure packs a punch, with an endless supply of dining, cultural and nature-based experiences available.

Stay: Two Nights, RACV Hobart Hotel

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  • Breakfast

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Discover more with our Enhance Your Journey optional experience - Bruny Island Adventure Experience, Hobart (additional charges apply - enquire for details).


A fantastic array of art, handicrafts, food and oddities awaits you today at the Salamanca Market. Housing over 300 stalls, the market has plenty of goods on offer, from tantalising Tasmanian gin to hand-crafted jewellery.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
Moored boats, salamanca Wharf, Hobart, Tasmania

Russell Falls is a jewel in the crown of Mt Field National Park. After a short walk to see the falls, marvel at the pristine shores of Lake St Clair. Travel by coach to the town of Strahan and enjoy a buffet dinner at View 42º Restaurant & Bar this evening.

Stay: Strahan Village Hilltop

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Insider Experience

Board the environmentally-friendly Spirit of the Wild ship for a cruise across the Macquarie Harbour, and enter World Heritage-listed Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. Continue to the former penal colony of Sarah Island for a tour.

Insider Experience

Stay amid nature at Cradle Mountain Hotel.


Begin your day with an Insider Experience. Re-join your coach and journey through stirring landscapes bound for Cradle Mountain.

Stay: Cradle Mountain Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Insider Experience

Enjoy a three-course dinner at Tall Timbers, featuring seasonal produce.


Take in the serenity of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Visit Waldheim Chalet and marvel at the views from the shores of Dove Lake. Then travel via Sheffield to Stanley, set in the shadow of The Nut.

Stay: Smithton, Tall Timbers Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Township of Stanley, nestled at the base of a sheer sided massif rising from the ocean.

Insider Experience

Sample some of Tasmania’s finest chocolate delights during a special tour at the House of Anvers.


Following an Insider Experience, journey to the Great Lake. Continue to Launceston where your journey concludes.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

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