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Book any Travelmarvel Tasmania tour with us and we will provide you with a further 5% discount off the best available price we obtain from Travelmarvel. Our discount can be used in conjunction any other Travelmarvel offers that you may be entitled to ie. Earlybird, Early Payment, Past Traveller etc.


Hobart • Strahan • Cradle Mountain • Lanceston

On Travelmarvel's 5 day Western Wonder tour, discover the pristine wilderness, heritage towns and cultural sights. This tour will begin in Hobart and end in Launceston. Visit Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and take a guided cruise along the World Heritage-listed Gordon River.

  • Accommodation: Well located, clean and comfortable hotels
  • Tour Highlight: Stay overnight at the luxurious Cradle Mountain Chateau
  • Quality Dining: Includes up to 9 meals
  • Departures from Sep 2013 - May 2014
  • From $1595 (Breakfast only) or $1745 (Dinner and Breakfast) per person twin share
  • Single and Triple rates also available - please enquire
  • Remember this is the from price before any eligible discounts have been applied
  • Call 1300 300 633 or email for our discounted quote, to book or just to discuss this tour.

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Travelmarvel Tasmania 2011TX5AA.LR    Tasmania, Cradle Mountain, Lake St Claire   Tasmania, Gordon River Cruise

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Start Date End Date Availability
22 Sep 2013 26 Sep 2013 Yes
6 Oct 2013 10 Oct 2013

Guaranteed Departure

20 Oct 2013 24 Oct 2013 Yes
3 Nov 2013 7 Nov 2013 Yes
17 Nov 2013 21 Nov 2013 Yes
1 Dec 2013 5 Dec 2013 No
15 Dec 2013 19 Dec 2013 Yes
29 Dec 2013 2 Jan 2014 No
19 Jan 2014 23 Jan 2014 Yes
26 Jan 2014 30 Jan 2014

Guaranteed Departure

2 Feb 2014 6 Feb 2014 No
16 Feb 2014 20 Feb 2014 Yes
23 Feb 2014 27 Feb 2014 Yes
2 Mar 2014 6 Mar 2014 No
9 Mar 2014 13 Mar 2014 Yes
23 Mar 2014 27 Mar 2014 No
30 Mar 2014 3 Apr 2014 Yes
13 Apr 2014 17 Apr 2014 No
27 Apr 2014 1 May 2014 Yes
11 May 2014 15 May 2014 Yes
  Room Types*
Meal Plan Options Double/Twin Single Triple
Room and Breakfast from $1,595.00 $1,995.00 $1,515.00
Room, Breakfast and Dinner from $1,745.00 $2,145.00 $1,658.00
* Number of travellers, per person price. All prices displayed in Australian Dollars.


Options Available:

  • Room and Breakfast
  • Room, Breakfast and Dinner

No matter which meal plan you choose, you'll be able to enjoy a Welcome and Farewell Dinner with your fellow travellers, giving you the opportunity to taste local cuisine and all included in the cost of your tour.


Please note: Dx1 = Dinner; Lx1 = Lunch and Bx1 = Breakfast. However the actual included meals will depend upon the MEAL PLAN that you choose to purchase with the tour.

Day 1. Arrive Hobart, Derwent Valley, Mt Field National Park, Strahan

Travel through the Derwent Valley to the historic town of New Norfolk. Continue to Mt Field National Park, where you’ll take a short walk to see the beautiful Russell Falls. Then, make your way into Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Lake St Clair was formed by glaciers more than 10,000 years ago and is a wonderful photo opportunity. Arrive in the quaint village of Strahan this evening. Enjoy impressive vistas across the harbour while you dine at View 42° Restaurant and Bar this evening.
Stay: Strahan Village Hilltop

Day 2. Strahan, Gordon River Cruise, Sarah Island Tour, Cradle Mountain

Enjoy a guided cruise on the World Heritage-listed Gordon River. Travel this ancient river as your guide explains the area’s unique flora and fauna. Wander through one of the world’s oldest rainforests at Heritage Landing, visit Sarah Island, then cruise past Hell’s Gate, a narrow passage that has claimed many ships. Enjoy lunch on board before returning to Strahan. This afternoon, make your way to Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Special Stay - stay immersed in nature at Cradle Mountain Chateau.
Stay: Cradle Mountain Chateau
Bx1 Lx1 Dx1

Day 3. Cradle Mountain, Dove Lake, Sheffield, Stanley and The Nut, Smithton

Discover the World Heritage-listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Journey to quaint Waldheim Chalet, before arriving at the shores of Dove Lake with its magnificent backdrop, Cradle Mountain. Continue to Sheffield, the ‘Town of Murals’, then travel to the fishing village of Stanley and see the impressive volcanic outcrop, The Nut. Special Stay - relax at the Tall Timbers Hotel.
Stay: Smithton, Tall Timbers Hotel
Bx1 Dx1

Day 4. Ashgrove Cheese Factory, Great Lakes Plateau, Launceston

Like a Local - take the opportunity to sample some of Tasmania’s finest handmade cheese during a guided-tour of Ashgrove Cheese Factory. Travel through Deloraine, set in the shadow of the Great Western Tiers, to the Great Lakes Plateau. Continue to the Great Lake, a popular freshwater fishing spot, then make your way to Launceston where tonight you’ll enjoy a special Farewell Dinner and Drink with your crew and fellow travellers.
Stay: Launceston, Mercure Hotel
Bx1 Dx1

Day 5. Cataract Gorge, Tamar River Cruise, Woolmers Estate, Depart Launceston

A Taste of Tasmania - enjoy the famous egg and bacon breakfast quiches at your hotel before embarking on a trip to Cataract Gorge. Take a stroll through the charming gardens, then board a cruise where a local guide will highlight characteristics of the Tamar River. Visit Woolmers Estate, renowned for its historic mansion and impressive rose garden which is considered to be one of the finest collections of historic roses in the Southern Hemisphere. Delight in the opportunity to wander around this beautiful property before transferring to the airport.



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  • What's included!!

    Trip Highlights

    4 nights premium accommodation

    Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and experienced Driver

    Premium air-conditioned coach travel

    All sightseeing, cruises, tours and entrance fees as specified

    Airport transfers on the first and last day


    9 delicious meals - 4 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L), 4 dinners (D)

    Special Farewell Dinner


    Trip Notes

    Disruptions to itinerary may occur

    Triple rooms may include a roll-away bed. Please check details at time of booking

    Land Only Content but Holidays Direct is happy to help with booking any required flights.