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  • Departures from Oct 2011 - May 2012
  • From $3895 per person twin share
  • Remember this is the from price before any eligible discounts have been applied
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Scenic Tours 10 Day Tasman Mosaic itinerary          

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Departure Date Return Date
Departure Code
23 Oct 2011 1 Nov 2011
20 Nov 2011 29 Nov 2011
5 Feb 2012 14 Feb 2012
19 Feb 2012 28 Feb 2012
11 Mar 2012 20 Mar 2012
18 Mar 2012 27 Mar 2012
15 Apr 2012 24 Apr 2012
13 May 2012 22 May 2012
* Prices are per person twin share from the relevant brochure. Contact us for any offers including Earlybirds. Refer to brochure for full terms and conditions.



Day 1: Hobart
On arrival at Hobart airport (flight not included) you will be met and transferred* to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to explore Hobart, a city with a unique blend of heritage, scenery and a surprisingly vibrant culture.
Overnight Stay: Hobart 

Day 2: Hobart – Strahan (FB,D)
Travel to Mt Field National Park, one of Tasmania’s most popular National Parks. Stroll through lush rainforest to the stunning Russell Falls before continuing to Lake St Clair, Australia’s deepest natural freshwater lake. Continue to the copper mining town of Queenstown where you will board the Included famous West Coast Wilderness Railway for your journey through pristine forest to Strahan.
Two Night Stay: Strahan

Day 3: Strahan (FB,L)
This morning board the Lady Jane Franklin II for your Included cruise through breathtaking World Heritage listed wilderness. Take in the views from your guaranteed window seat as you cruise breathtaking Macquarie Harbour to Hells Gate, where the harbour meets the ocean. Travel along the serene Gordon River and visit Heritage Landing for a guided walk through the rainforest amongst trees thousands of years old. Your journey continues with a visit to Sarah Island, where your expert guide will regale you with stories of the convicts’ lives on the island as you walk through the settlement ruins. This evening enjoy your Included performance by the local theatre group of the dramatic and true story of an amazing escape from Sarah Island in the tale of ‘The Ship That Never Was’.

Day 4: Strahan – Cradle Mountain (FB,D)

Depart Strahan and journey through rugged wilderness to the stunning alpine scenery of World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park. Join your local guide as you travel to beautiful Dove Lake and visit Waldheim Chalet.
Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE choose from: (1) Guided walk; or (2) Waldheim Spa; or (3) Wine and cheese tasting; or (4) Guided native night life tour; or (5) Picnic hamper.
Overnight Stay: Cradle Mountain

Day 5: Cradle Mountain – Smithton (FB,D)
Enjoy the scenic drive to Stanley, a quaint English village nestled at the foot of the towering volcanic core, ‘The Nut’. Visit the Included historic grazing property of Woolnorth and enjoy a guided tour of Tasmania’s largest wind farm. Stop at Cape Grim, situated on the tip of the rugged west coast.
Overnight Stay: Smithton

Day 6: Smithton – Launceston (FB,HD)
This morning treat your taste buds with your Included visit to the delightful Anvers Chocolate Factory to sample and view the chocolate making process up close. Continue to the quaint town of Sheffield, where you will have some free time to explore the many spectacular street murals. This afternoon visit the Ashgrove Cheese Factory and learn how cheese is traditionally made from this nationally-acclaimed producer. Continue to Launceston to the famous Cataract Gorge Reserve and enjoy your Included ride on the world’s longest single span chairlift before exploring the wonderful scenery along the network of walking trails.
Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE Dining choose from: (1) Cataract Bistro; or (2) Silt @ Seaport; or (3) Franco’s Italian Restaurant.
Two Night Stay: Launceston

Day 7: Launceston (FB,L)
Included SCENIC FREE CHOICE choose from: (1) Cruise on the Tamar River; or (2) Guided tour through Tamar Valley.
This afternoon enjoy your Included visit to the Tasmanian Gourmet Sauce Company. See their products being made, sample their delicious range of locally made sauces, jams and conserves and enjoy a tour of their renowned gardens and topiary nursery, the largest of its kind in Tasmania.

Day 8: Launceston – Bicheno (FB,D)
Your journey continues to Tasmania’s spectacular east coast. Visit Bridestowe Lavender Farm, the largest and oldest lavender plantation in the southern hemisphere (note: lavender is in bloom December and January only). Visit St Helens and continue to Freycinet National Park, noted for its spectacular coastal scenery of striking cliffs, sheltered bays and pristine beaches. This evening, enjoy your Included guided tour of a private fairy penguin colony and watch as they return from a day’s fishing (colony numbers may vary).
Overnight Stay: Bicheno

Day 9: Bicheno – Port Arthur (FB,D)
This morning travel to the Tasman Peninsula and stop to admire the spectacular geological rock formations, the Tasman Arch and Devil’s Kitchen, before heading to the Port Arthur Historic Site. Explore the ruins of this once notorious penal settlement with your expert guide on your Included walking tour and cruise around the harbour to witness the Isle of the Dead. Then continue to the Comfort Inn, the only hotel in the historic site overlooking the ruins.
Overnight Stay: Port Arthur

Day 10: Port Arthur (FB)
After breakfast bid farewell to your newfound friends before your transfer* to Hobart airport for your homebound flight (flight not included). We trust you enjoyed your Scenic Tours experience! 

*Check transfer entitlements with Holidays Direct. For passengers who have already received documentation - refer to your booking summary. 





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    Scenic FreeChoice

    In Cradle Mountain, relax at ‘The Sanctuary’; or savour the delicate flavours during a cheese and wine tasting; or enjoy a picnic in this amazing World Heritage listed area; or join your local guide on a night time spotlighting tour; or enjoy a guided walk along King Billy Track

    In Launceston, take a cruise into spectacular Cataract Gorge and along the Tamar River; or explore scenic Tamar Valley including a visit to the Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre

    Included Scenic FreeChoice Dining

    In Launceston, enjoy the relaxed atmosphere at the Cataract Bistro; or dine at Silt @ Seaport seafood restaurant; or enjoy fine Italian cuisine at Franco’s Italian Restaurant

    Included Scenic Dining

    17 superb meals including 9 Full Buffet Breakfasts (FB), 2 Lunches (L), 1 Highlight Dinner (HD) and 5 Dinners (D)

    Included Scenic Highlights

    * Visit Mt Field National Park, one of Tasmania’s most popular National Parks and impressive Russell Falls

    * Visit Lake St Clair National Park, Australia’s deepest natural lake

    * Journey on the beautifully restored West Coast Wilderness Railway from Queenstown to Strahan

    * Cruise on the mighty Gordon River in guaranteed window seating

    * Enjoy a fun-filled performance of the tale ‘The Ship That Never Was’

    * Overnight stay in Cradle Mountain National Park at the iconic Cradle Mountain Lodge

    * Guided tour to Dove Lake and visit the Waldheim Chalet

    * Visit the historic grazing property of Woolnorth and tour Tasmania’s largest wind farm

    * Guided tour and tasting at Anvers Chocolate Factory

    * Visit famous Cataract Gorge and enjoy a ride on the world’s longest single span chairlift

    * Sample the locally produced sauces and condiments at the Tasmanian Gourmet Sauce Company and take a tour of their beautiful gardens

    * Guided tour of a fairy penguin colony

    * Visit spectacular Freycinet National Park

    * Guided tour and cruise of infamous World Heritage listed Port Arthur Historic Site