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5 days 4 nights Tasmania Package Tours

5 days 4 nights tours:

Day 1: Fly from Melbourne and go to Hobart Airport.

You won’t believe how much you will experience all in our day tours out of Hobart Pick up from Hobart accommodation or Hobart Airport our guide will take you to witness magnificent views up at the Mt Wellington summit. Before you, you will see the unfolding panorama of the Derwent River, fields and the water bodies around Hobart. Follow this with an orientation of Hobart city, our guide will present a personalized and informative tour, complete with up to four stops for great photo opportunities of this gorgeous city. Cap off the day with the chance to discover Richmond, one of Australia’s oldest villages. Or just go shopping around any of the famous markets like Salamanca or other great shopping locations.

Highlights of this tour

Mt Wellington/Hobart city Tour

  • St David’s Park
  • Pass by Anglesea Barracks – Australia’s oldest Army facility
  • Battery point – charming historic houses, boutique shops and pubs
  • Arthur’s Circus
  • Pass through various eco systems as we ascend the mountain
  • Massive rock formations of the Organ Pipes
  • kunanyi/Mt Wellington summit – a harsh rocky alpine environment affording unsurpassed views on a clear day
  • Witness the panoramic spectacle of Hobart, its surrounding suburbs, towns, and vast waterways
  • Visit remains of the Female Factory – a one-time female prison

City Tour

  • Sullivan’s Cove – Hobart’s birthplace and ferry terminal
  • Parliament House
  • Salamanca Place – Georgian style warehouses now restored as restaurants, galleries and pubs
  • Princes Park – a one time gun battery
  • Battery Point – charming historic houses, pubs, boutique shops and restaurants
  • St. George’s Church
  • Views of Wrest Point Casino and exclusive Sandy Bay
  • St. David’s Park
  • South Hobart at the foot of Mt. Wellington
  • Option to walk and view the exterior of the Cascade Brewery
  • St. David’s Cathedral
  • Treasury Building and Franklin Square
  • GPO and Hobart Town Hall
  • Penitentiary Chapel and Court
  • Abalone farm
  • Queen’s Domain and Government House
  • Cross the Tasman Bridge over the Derwent River
  • Views over Kangaroo Bay Marina and Bellerive
  • Stop at Rosny Hill lookout for stunning views of Hobart, Sandy Bay, Mt Wellington, Tasman Bridge and Glenorchy
  • Victoria Dock and Constitution Dock
  • See the exquisite Royal Tasmania Botanical Gardens featuring ‘Pete’s Veggie Patch’, made famous by Peter Cundall of ABC’s Gardening Show

Richmond

  • Head out on the Brooker Highway passing through North Hobart and New Town
  • Derwent Entertainment Centre
  • Visit Richmond – one of Australia’s most unique and historic towns dating from the 1820s
  • Cross the Richmond Bridge – the oldest road bridge in Australia
  • Richmond Gaol – operational from 1826
  • Excellent photo opportunity from our specially selected vantage point for that perfect shot
  • Time to explore Richmond – the bridge, jail, convict built homes, classic Georgian mansions and small cottages, many unique shops, galleries and restaurants

Overnight Accommodation Hobart City

Day 2:

Best of Port Arthur Historic convict settlement

Step back in time and explore the historic buildings and ruins of Port Arthur Historic Site. Join guided walks of Port Arthur and the Isle of the Dead to understand the convict history of the site over 200 years ago.

Your journey to Port Arthur departs Hobart and crossing the Derwent River. Leaving behind the city, pass ever changing the landscape as you skirt the ocean and impressive rugged coastline. At Port Arthur, take advantage of the included walking tours around the main site and Isle of the Dead. Spend time exploring the multitude of restored and ruined buildings and learn of the site’s dramatic history.

Highlights of this tour

  • Cross the Tasman Bridge
  • Pristine Pirates Bay
  • Eaglehawk Neck
  • Skirt Norfolk Bay on the Tasman Peninsula
  • Visit Highlights of Tasman National Park
  • Wonder at the spectacle of Tasman Arch
  • Be amazed at the magnitude of the Devil’s Kitchen
  • Port Arthur – historic convict site
  • Take a cruise on Carnarvon Bay around the “Isle of the Dead”
  • See Port Arthur from a different perspective on an “Isle of the Dead” walking tour
  • Guided walking tour of historic Port Arthur with access to over 30 restored buildings and ruins
  • See the Penitentiary – a one-time granary and flour mill, separate prison, Commandant’s House, the church and more

Overnight Accommodation Hobart City

Day 3:

Depart Hobart as we make our way to our accommodation in Launceston after check in at our hotel we give you a free and easy day in the city of Launceston as where we are staying is walking distance to the shops, local parks and beautiful views of the valley, river and mountains.

Overnight Launceston City

Day 4:

Cradle Mountain National Park from Launceston 

Travel deep into the lush rainforest of Cradle Mountain National Park. Walk through the Enchanted Forest and around the spectacular scenery of Dove Lake and indulge on some of Australia’s finest cheeses.

Awaken your senses to the magnificent splendour that is Cradle Mountain… Go deep into the Tasmanian forest and experience the solitary wilderness of waterfalls, glacial lakes, rainforest, wildlife and unsurpassed beauty of this World Heritage listed National Park. Discover many walks throughout the rainforest – catch your breath as you first glimpse the craggy outcrop of majestic Cradle Mountain towering above sparkling Dove Lake plateau.

Highlights of this tour

  • 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 Westbury and Deloraine renowned for their arts and crafts
  • Tour Sheffield – town of murals which display the history of the Cradle Mountain area from early pioneering days (we suggest you purchase lunch to take with you)
  • Traverse through dense forest and mountainous terrain
  • Visit Waldheim Chalet (forest home) of Gustav Weindorfer – original founder of the national park
  • Opportunity to experience the King Billy Rainforest walk
  • 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 the Cradle Mountain Interpretation Centre for an appreciation of the Cradle Mountain National Park
  • Take a short stroll along Enchanted Forest Walk viewing pencil pine, lush forest, and a spectacular waterfall
  • On the return to Launceston, stop at Ashgrove Cheese Farm for some famous Tasmanian cheese
  • Learn how cheese is made and sample the numerous variety of cheese made on the premises

Overnight Launceston City

Day 5:

Check out of the Launceston and we send you off to Airport or take you around the City of Launceston last minute shopping or Can you back to Hobart depending on where you have chosen flight.

Private, days tours, or package tours available (just ask)

Accommodation anywhere from 2 to 4 stars or backpackers

Breakfast, lunch, entry fees, flights  and wifi available in bus and accommodation.

airfares from Melbourne to Hobart and return (budget flight)

Cost Varies depending on your tour needs please contact Nikki@melbourneaustraliatours.com.au

5 days 4 nights Tasmania Tour package option 2: 

Day 1: land at Melbourne Airport-Melbourne Sightseeing-Spirit of Tasman Ferry

As you land from your flight our tour bus and driver will be there to meet you, if you have landed the day before we another time our driver will come and get you. We will take you around the city sightseeing all the famous sights of Melbourne From Eureka Tower, Brighton beach bath houses also allow you to have time to do some shopping if you wish before we head to line up for the night time departure of the Spirit of Tasman ship to Tasmania.  On the ship we will have set up overnight cabin for you and your family to check in then start walking around the ship to explore and what ever  else you like to do in your free time.  Then we will arrive in Tasmania in the morning to the seaside town of Devonport.

For more information about the ferry, trip, accommodation and any other things check out the link…. https://www.spiritoftasmania.com.au 

includes: free airport transfer to Melbourne city, sightseeing city tour,  ferry transfer, lunch, share accommodation

Tour option: upgrades available for private rooms for ferry ride, Eureka tower extra 20 aud.
 Includes: Lunch, spirit of Tasmania ferry ride with share accommodation.
DAY 2 cradle Mountain sightseeing – Launceston
Your day trip to Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, starts as you depart Devonport, explore the little town before  traveling past the mountains bluffs of the Great Western Tiers and by the towns of , Tasmania As you continue south, stop in Sheffield, the ‘Town of Murals,’ and enter a landscape of dense forest and mountainous terrain. Cross Cethana Dam, and watch for wildlife like wombats and wallabies when you reach the national park, where you’ll stop at Cradle Village Cafe for lunch . Then visit the Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre for an introduction to the park before setting off on the Enchanted Forest Walk, a short stroll that provides views of the lush forest and a waterfall. Gaze at a majestic view of Cradle Mountain reigning over Dove Lake, and take a walk around the lake for more perspectives of the mountain (weather permitting). Before returning to Launceston, other attractions on your day trip include Waldheim Chalet, the forest home of Gustav Weindorfer, and Ashgrove Cheese Farm, where you’ll stop for tastings of Tasmanian cheese and learn how it’s made on site.
overnight Launceston Includes: Breakfast, lunch, park fees, accommodation.

DAY 3: Launceston – Tamar Wineries and Attractions

See wetlands, farm lands, fruit orchards, galleries, honey farms, lavender farms, vineyards, blue gum plantations and much more today in the Tamar Valley; see why Tassie is so famed for its food and why even a milestone has a smile on its face! Be awed at Brady’s Lookout. Perhaps choose to visit exciting Seahorse World today or see Platypus, both at pretty Beauty Point in the West Tamar Valley.

Tour a goldmine in gutsy Beaconsfield and say hello to the locals at the great bakery/cafe then stroll through beautiful private gardens and enjoy personal attention and great new facilities at the Rowella Lavender Farm before crossing the futuristic and majestic Batman Bridge to the pleasures of the East Tamar Valley. Head east to Pipers River, spotting prolific verge-side wild heath, wattle and gums flowering in season, then on to Pipers Brook perhaps stopping for lunch at a vineyard at one of the welcoming cellar doors.
 
Make time to walk through pretty Lilydale, with street poles painted throughout with scenes from life in Tasmania and a mixture of art deco, colonial and country cottages and quaint country stores…. Enjoy a short bushwalk and see a famous waterfall before continuing on to Launceston, deep in the valley below.
 
Overnight Hobart
 
includes: Breakfast, lunch, park fees,  accommodation.

Day 4:  Port Arthur/Tarana Tasman Devil zoo park.

After Breakfast we head south along the East coast of Tasmania area our first stop will be Tarana Tasmania Devil zoo where get experience of the famous little locals.
After we head to Lavender farm to enjoy the beauty of Tasmania lavender that you can enjoy, after
we travel Enjoy elegant Georgian landscapes at Port Arthur; see ancient oak trees astride white picket fences and long sweeping drives with quaint cottages, pretty gardens and an awesome array of colourful exotic trees in season.Perhaps purchase a guided tour at the visitor centre; hear vivid tales of early settlers military families who lived and worked in the convict settlement and hear tales of the hard lives of the convicts sent across the world to remote prison work places. Hear of the different ‘lives’ of the buildings; see convict built ruins and hear of industries constructed in Port Arthur, that made it a crowded and busy place in the 1860’s.
 
 includes: breakfast, lunch, entry fees and overnight back in hobart accommodation with free wifi and ensuite. 

DAY 5  Hobart

Head south en route to Campbell Town, see historic monuments and crafts before heading to pretty Ross, site of the historic female factory prison and the Wool Centre, the town with an entrance avenue of elegant trees… and antique shops and horses at pasture in the main street.

At historic Oatlands, originally a colonial military post, see a bulb farm, many historic buildings, now converted as homes to craft shops and cafes .
 
In the Coal Valley, set in beautiful surroundings see the oldest and most photographed bridge in Australia at Richmond town with wide river banks just made for taking pictures. Historic hotels, shops and cottages, line the bustling township on the banks of the Coal River, which is also the home of St John’s Church, the oldest Catholic Church in Australia. Also nestled in the Coal Valley enroute to Hobart see elegant cool climate wineries with welcoming cellar doors.
we do the abalone/seafood farms/markets around Hobart so you can get them fresh as best as possible.
Tour finish
then we will take you back to the spirit of tasmania ferry ride for your trip back to Melbourne.
  includes: breakfast, lunch, entry fees and spirit of tasmania ride back to melbourne.
Arrangements to get home: 
  • Some clients might want to stay extra days and they can at their own expense. (Or we can make the arrangements for you) 
  • Some clients might want to fly back to Melbourne via Hobart or Launceston Airports (at own expense for flight) as free drop off at either airports 
 Tour prices: $900 aud child $600 for package just return to the Hobart or Launceston Airport as you are flying back at your own expense
Tour price: Adult: 990 AUD, Child: $650 AUD, Infant: Contact management if travelling back with our driver back to ferry ride back to Melbourne. 

CONTACT US

  • tour: Private and public tour packages.
  • itinerary may  be change if you like to do something that suites your needs
  • availability run daily or on request.
  • Private tours and group tours runs on request, please contact nikki@melbourneaustraliatours.com.au
  • how many required to run the tour: need 6 or more or can put a group together if not enough numbers.
  • facebook page where you can message us on private chat.