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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.


Launceston • Ross • Port Arthur • Hobart

On Travelmarvel's 6 day Eastern Getaway tour, discover the pristine wilderness, heritage towns and cultural sights. This tour will begin in Launceston and end in Hobart. Enjoy a guided walk along Richardsons Beach in Freycinet National Park and explore Port Arthur Historic Site and cruise the Isle of the Dead.

  • Accommodation: Well located, clean and comfortable hotels
  • Tour Highlight: Visit the Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre
  • Quality Dining: Includes up to 9 meals
  • Departures from Sep 2013 - May 2014
  • From $1730 (Breakfast only) or $1845 (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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Tour itinerary    Tasmanian Devil   Tasmania, Freycinet National Park

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Start Date End Date Availability
17 Sep 2013 22 Sep 2013 Yes
1 Oct 2013 6 Oct 2013

Guaranteed Departure

15 Oct 2013 20 Oct 2013 Yes
29 Oct 2013 3 Nov 2013 Yes
12 Nov 2013 17 Nov 2013 Yes
26 Nov 2013 1 Dec 2013 No
10 Dec 2013 15 Dec 2013 Yes
24 Dec 2013 29 Dec 2013 No
4 Jan 2014 19 Jan 2014 Yes
21 Jan 2014 26 Jan 2014

Guaranteed Departure

28 Jan 2014 2 Feb 2014 No
11 Feb 2014 16 Feb 2014 Yes
18 Feb 2014 23 Feb 2014 Yes
25 Feb 2014 2 Mar 2014 No
4 Mar 2014 9 Mar 2014 Yes
18 Mar 2014 23 Mar 2014 No
25 Mar 2014 30 Mar 2014 Yes
8 Apr 2014 13 Apr 2014 No
22 Apr 2014 27 Apr 2014 Yes
6 May 2014 11 May 2014 Yes
  Room Types*
Meal Plan Options Double/Twin Single Triple
Room and Breakfast from $1,730.00 $2,160.00 $1,644.00
Room, Breakfast and Dinner from $1,845.00 $2,275.00 $1,753.00
* 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 Launceston, Beaconsfield, Welcome Drink and Canapés

Like a Local - make your way to the historic gold mining town of Beaconsfield where you’ll embark on a locally-guided tour of the Mine and Heritage Centre. A Taste of Tasmania - enjoy complimentary canapés and a Welcome Drink as you wander through the gallery at the Design Centre of Tasmania this evening. Then get to know your fellow travellers during a special Welcome Dinner.
Stay: Launceston, Mercure Hotel

Day 2. Bridestowe Lavender Farm, Freycinet National Park, East Coast Natureworld, Bicheno

Like a Local - at Bridestowe Lavender Farm, enjoy an exclusive tour of the distillery, then sample delicious lavender-enhanced fare. Continue through Weldborough Pass, home to some of the oldest myrtles in Australia. Stop at East Coast Natureworld and see wildlife, including the endangered Tasmanian Devil. Like a Local – enter the stunning Freycinet National Park where you are joined by a naturalist guide for a gentle and enlightening walk along the shores of Richardsons Beach. Arrive in the seaside town of Bicheno this evening.
Stay: Beachfront Bicheno
Bx1 Dx1

Day 3. Ross, Richmond, Tasman Peninsula, Eaglehawk Neck, Port Arthur

Travel inland to Ross. See one of the oldest bridges in Australia during your stop at the Georgian village of Richmond where you’ll enjoy spending some free time to explore this quaint settlement. Continue to spectacular Eaglehawk Neck, famous for its rugged coastline and breathtaking vistas. See the Devils Kitchen, Tasman’s Arch and the Tessellated Pavement. Continue to the historic town of Port Arthur.
Stay: Port Arthur, Fox and Hounds Inn
Bx1 Dx1

Day 4. Port Arthur Historic Site, Harbour Cruise, Hobart

Like a Local - step back in time with a visit to the Port Arthur Historic Site today. There is no better place to imagine how convict life would have been as you tour the ruins of Australia’s most infamous penal colony. Take a cruise around the Isle of the Dead, then travel to Hobart. A Taste of Tasmania – enjoy dinner tonight at the award-winning Customs House Restaurant.
Two Night Stay: Hobart, Grand Mercure Central Apartments
Bx1 Dx1

Day 5. Hobart Sightseeing Tour, Salamanca Market

An orientation tour of Hobart will take you to the city’s highlights including Salamanca Place, Constitution Dock and the harbour. Visit the bustling Salamanca Market and peruse the treasures at over 300 stalls here. This afternoon is at your leisure, or perhaps join one of our optional full-day adventures to pristine Bruny Island, or A Day in the Wilderness air tour and scenic cruise.

Day 6. Depart Hobart

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before transferring to Hobart Airport for your onward journey.



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  • What's included!!

    Included Experiences

    5 nights premium accommodation

    Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and experienced Driver

    Premium air-conditioned coach travel

    All sightseeing, cruise, tours and entrance fees as specified

    Airport transfers on the first and last day


    9 delicious meals - 5 Breakfasts (B), 4 Dinners (D

    Special Welcome 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.