3 Day West Coast Explorer (Hobart - Devonport/Launceston)

 

Welcome to Tasmania. The tour departs from Hobart, the capital, and will take you to Strahan, Launceston and Devonport. Take a visit to Cradle Mountain National Park, go for a walk and take in the crystal clean air. You'll sleep in dorm share accommodation over the two nights in Strahan. Take up the optional activities to kayak in the harbour or jump in a sea plane. The tour will conclude in Launceston on day three.


Highlights

Tour Style
Tourcode: PNTW3
Max Passengers: 24
Price from:
AUD $420.00EUR €290.00GBP £240.00
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Adventure Tours Australia: 3 Day West Coast Explorer (Hobart - Devonport/Launceston)
 
Fitness
Moderate 
Vehicles
Minibus
Accommodation
2 nights dorm-share accommodation with share facilities (private room upgrades available)
Tour Code PNTW3
Duration 3 days
Tour Style Explorer
Route Hobart to Devonport, Launceston
Maximum Passengers 24
Price (adult) AUD $420.00EUR €290.00GBP £240.00
Valid 31 March 2015 - 30 March 2016
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Itinerary: day by day

Day 1 – Hobart to Strahan

DEFAULT PICK UP: Montgomery’s YHA, 07:00am

Our journey begins as we cross the island from east to west. EscapingHobartthrough theDerwentValley, we walk in the land of the giants and admire the beauty ofRussellFallsand Mt Field National Park. VisitLake St Clair,Australia’s deepest freshwater lake, before entering the temperate time capsule that is theFranklin-GordonWildRiversNational Park. End the day in Strahan besideMacquarieHarbour, where we stay overnight. Our West Coast host welcomes us with a BBQ dinner. (D)

Day 2 – Strahan and surrounding area

Discover the Wild West coast today with a visit toOceanBeachand the Henty Sand Dunes. Search for elusive whale bones amongst the shifting sands or simply breathe in some of the freshest air in the world. There is the option today of a cruise on the famous Gordon River,a scenic sea plane flight over the Gordon and Franklin River system complete with a river landing and walk, a journey up the King River on a jet boat or a peaceful paddle or kayak in the harbour.  (Strahan optional activities all at own expense, some activities are seasonal and not available all year round). We stay overnight in Strahan. (B)

Day 3 – Cradle Mountain to Launceston

This morning we journey 950m above sea level toCradleValley, our gateway to the World Heritage Area of Cradle Mountain National Park. We share some local knowledge and interpretation of the landscape to help you choose a walk. With an extensive range of tracks, you will be able to take it easy witha stroll aroundDoveLakeand one of the many boardwalk tracks, or perhaps challenge yourself with a hike toMarion’s Lookout. We then takea short drive to Sheffield, ‘the town of murals’, before continuing on through Devonport to Launceston, Australia’s third oldest city. (B)

B = Breakfast | L = Lunch | D = Dinner

Travel Insurance is compulsory for all travellers on all tours and details must be presented to tour guide before departure. Please refer to terms and conditions for more details.

Departures

Departure location : Select Hobart accommodation from 07.00am. Default pick up: Montgomery’s YHA at 07:00am.

Arrival location : Devonport ferry terminal early evening day 3, or Launceston accommodation early evening.

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Included

  • Meals as indicated
  • National Park Entry Fees 
  • Select accommodation transfers
  • Experienced guide
  • accommodation as below:

    Standard Accommodation: 2 nights dorm accommodation with shared facilities

    Upgrade Accommodation (subject to availability at the time of booking):

            - Hostel option: 2 nights private room (twin, double, or single) with shared facilities

            - Budget Motel (may be on different premises to dorm): 2 nights private ensuite (twin, double, or single)

Tour upgrades

Upgrade Accommodation (subject to availability at the time of booking):

Hostel option: 2 nights private room (twin, dbl, or single) with shared facilities

Budget Motel (may be on different premises to dorm): 2 nights private ensuite (twin, dbl, or single).

Optional Activities

What to bring

  • Sturdy walking shoes (ankle high)
  • Hat & sunscreen
  • Towel & toiletries
  • Swimming gear
  • Warm clothing (even in summer)
  • Waterproof jacket & pants
  • Water bottle
  • Insect repellent
  • Camera
  • Motion sickness tablets.

Notes

  • Itineraries may vary and/or attractions be substituted for any cause including seasonal conditions, weather extremes, and traditional owner/national park requirements. Please see terms and conditions of travel for full details.
  • This tour is operated by our touring partner Under Down Under.
  • Travel Insurance is compulsory for all travellers on all tours and details must be presented to your tour guide before departure.
  • A STRICT luggage limit of 15kg applies.
  • It is your responsibility to advise us if you have any special dietary requirements, allergies, or medical conditions well ahead of departure.
  • The default pick up point is where we will meet you for your tour, unless you or your travel agent requests an alternative location (contact our Reservations team for more information). It is your responsibility to contact us with your preferred pick up point well ahead of departure. We do not take responsibility for missed tours if we have not been advised of an alternative in advance and you are not at the default location on time.
  • B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner.