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(SJ) 10 Day Tasmania Tour including Cradle Mountain & Wineglass Bay – 20 November 2022

 

Bonorong specialises in Tasmanian wildlife education, care and rehabilitation and are committed to the conservation of Tasmania’s threatened species and providing a first class and engaging visitor experience. You will not only get to see Tasmanian wildlife but also have the opportunity to get right up close to pat, and hand feed a range of our delightful furry friends while discovering their unique stories.

 

Casey Tours run a fleet of coaches, operating a variety of tours from single-day tours within WA to extended tours through some of Australia’s most remote and fascinating regions.

With over 45 years of touring experience, they have the knowledge to host exciting, comfortable and safe tours throughout Australia. Casey Tours utilise their own vehicles and a team of drivers and hosts employed by Casey Tours. They coordinate all accommodation, attractions and meals directly, the team takes responsibility for all aspects of our passenger’s touring experience.

 

Itinerary Details

Day 1

(PD, Motel) Fly to Hobart. On arrival we are met by our coach and transported to our Motel.

Day 2

(CB, MD, Motel) A whole day trip to Port Arthur to hear and see the dreadful history of Australia’s most infamous prison. The Port Arthur penal settlement began life as a small timber station in 1830. Port Arthur quickly grew in importance within the penal system of the colonies. The initial decade of settlement saw a penal station hacked from the bush, and the first manufactories – such as ship building, shoemaking, smithing, timber and brick making – established. In the 1840s the convict population reached over 1100. Note: Entry to Port Arthur included.

Day 3

(CB, Motel) Hobart, a wonderful day touring the city, Richmond, Mt Wellington (weather permitting), Botanical Gardens, Bonorong wildlife park to see the Tasmanian Devil, the Tasmanian Maritime Museum. In the afternoon we stroll around historical Hobart CBD at your leisure for dinner on the wharf. Note: Maritime Museum and Wildlife Park included.

Day 4

(CB, MD, Motel) Off to the West Coast, via New Norfolk and very impressive Russell Falls and along the mountain roads to “The Wall in the Wilderness” a grand artwork by local wood artist Greg Duncan. Past Lake St Clair then on to the spectacular bald hills of Queenstown. The vegetation killed by acid rain emitted from the copper smelters of earlier times. Note: Wall entry included.

Day 5

(CB, PL, MD, Motel) To Strahan for a wonderful cruise on the Gordon River, one of the most beautiful rivers in Australia. We venture deep into the UNESCO Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area to share with you, the ancient rainforest, mysterious history and colourful characters of Tasmania’s west coast. Enjoy lunch on board before alighting to walk through the forest. Returning to Macquarie Harbour and Strahan. Note: Boat cruise included.

Day 6

(CB, MD, Motel) Up the West Coast to Roseberry, beautiful Hellyer Gorge and on the North Coast to Stanley, a most unusual feature “The Nut” where there is a chairlift. Along the North Coast to Burnie for two nights at Devonport.

Day 7

(CB, MD, Motel) Climbing high into the mountains to view Cradle Mountain from the picturesque Dove Lake, explore the diverse vegetation at around 1500m above sea level. Back down the range we stop in on some of the local produce around Sheffield on the way to return to Devonport.

Day 8

(CB, RD, Motel) Over to the fabulous little town of Beaconsfield and a visit to the Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre. Reaching the Tamar River at Beauty Point to visit the Platypus House and Seahorse World on the pier. Then south along the Tamar River to Launceston taking in the unique “Swiss Village” on the way. Note: Mine, Seahorse & Platypus entries included.

Day 9

(CB, RD, Motel) Through the forest reaching the East Coast and Tasman Sea at Bicheno. To Coles Bay and overlooking Mount Amos and the Freycinet National Park. Walk through the park to the lookout over stunning Wineglass Bay. Later a visit to Perth and back to Launceston for dinner at the Country Club.

Day 10

(CB) We tour Launceston and Cataract Gorge and continue to explore the Tamar Valley including the rolling fields of lavender (in season). In the afternoon fly home having fallen in love with Tasmania.

 

Prices

Adult: $4340 Twin Share
Senior: $4290 Twin Share
Single Supplement: $720

Inclusions:

    • Return Flights
    • Gordon River & Macquarie Harbour Cruise
    • Port Arthur Convict Settlement
    • Tasmanian Maritime Museum
    • Russell Falls
    • Mount Wellington
    • The Wall in the Wilderness
    • Cradle Mountain
    • Seahorse World
    • Platypus House
    • Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
    • Tasmanian Devil
    • Cataract Gorge
    • Motel Accommodation
    • 8 evening meals, 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch

Conditions

  • Valid for departure 20 Novemeber 2022
  • Limited Solo rooms available, will be based on first in.
  • Deposit of $350 due within 1 day of booking
  • Deposit is non-refundable
  • Final payment due within 24 hours of deposit as this is a last min departure
  • Amendment and cancellation fees will apply
  • Subject to availability and subject to change without notice
    • UPDATED JAN 2021
       The Firm reserves the right without previous notice to the passenger to cancel or withdraw any tour and in such event, the full sum paid by the passenger shall be returned to the passenger and upon tendering the same all liability of the firm to the passenger shall cease.SPECIAL COVID CANCELLATION RULES:
      Under the following situations you will be offered a full refund of your fare;
      • You or your travelling companion are unable to join your planned departure due to a government travel ban or government directed border closure related to cross area, border, region or territory travel.
      • You or your travelling companion are unable to join your planned departure due to mandatory quarantine or self-isolation requirements related to cross area, border, region or territory travel imposed on you.
      • You or your travelling companion are diagnosed with coronavirus and you have to your cancel your trip.
      • You or your travelling companion are permanently employed as a healthcare worker, residential care worker or law enforcement officer, and your or their pre-approved leave is cancelled by the employer due to coronavirus.

    CLICK HERE for Caseys Coronavirus Policy

 

We will show you a side of Tasmania like no other: our award-winning Gordon River Cruises give you a unique perspective on our natural wilderness and the amazing west coast. The Gordon River is one of our natural wonders and an amazing location for a wilderness cruise.

 

 

Meal Codes and Descriptions

Breakfast

CAB – Camp Breakfast; Cereal, toast, tea & coffee.
BB – Breakfast Boxes; Each room is given a box with all the requirements for cereal and toast.
CB – Continental Breakfast; Provided at motel or at attraction.
FB – Fully Cooked Breakfast; Provided by motel or attraction.

Lunch

PL – Picnic Lunch; Meat, salads, tea & coffee. Could also be Sausage sizzle or hot dogs.

Dinner

CAD – Camp Dinner; Supplied by Casey Tours staff, Usually includes, soup, bbq, vegetables, desert.
PD – Picnic Dinner; Examples include Fish & Chips on Cable Beach or a Sausage sizzle at Uluru.
RD – Restaurant Dinner; Provided at a club, bistro or other establishment.
MD – Motel Dinner; Two or three course evening meal. Provided at the motel.

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