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Cradle Mountain National Park Day Tour from Launceston

Cradle Mountain National Park Day Tour from Launceston - Launceston, Australia
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Duration: 9 hours
Location: Launceston, Australia

From USD
$134.86

Awaken your senses to the magnificent splendour that is Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park on this full-day tour from Launceston.

Go deep into the pristine 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

  • Travel through green pastures South West of Launceston
  • The mountains of the Great Western Tiers guide you towards Cradle Mountain National Park
  • Pass quaint and historical towns of Carrick, Hagley and Westbury
  • Scenic town of Deloraine - hub between Launceston and Devonport
  • Travel further inland passing Australian Blue Gum and pine plantations
  • Tour Sheffield - the town of murals
  • Traverse through dense forest and mountainous terrain
  • Cross the beautiful Cethana Dam made to support hydro scheme
  • Look for wombats, potaroos and wallabies in Cradle Mountain National Park
  • Stop at Cradle Village Cafe for lunch (own expense)
  • Visit the Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre for an appreciation of the Cradle Mountain National Park
  • Take a short stroll along the Enchanted Forest Walk viewing pencil pine, lush forest and a spectacular waterfall
  • 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 Waldheim Chalet (the forest home) of Gustav Weindorfers
  • Stop at Ashgrove Cheese Farm for some famous Tasmanian cheese
  • Learn how cheese is made and sample the numerous varieties of cheese made on the premises.

Awaken your senses to the magnificent splendour that is Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park on this full-day tour from Launceston.

Go deep into the pristine 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

  • Travel through green pastures South West of Launceston
  • The mountains of the Great Western Tiers guide you towards Cradle Mountain National Park
  • Pass quaint and historical towns of Carrick, Hagley and Westbury
  • Scenic town of Deloraine - hub between Launceston and Devonport
  • Travel further inland passing Australian Blue Gum and pine plantations
  • Tour Sheffield - the town of murals
  • Traverse through dense forest and mountainous terrain
  • Cross the beautiful Cethana Dam made to support hydro scheme
  • Look for wombats, potaroos and wallabies in Cradle Mountain National Park
  • Stop at Cradle Village Cafe for lunch (own expense)
  • Visit the Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre for an appreciation of the Cradle Mountain National Park
  • Take a short stroll along the Enchanted Forest Walk viewing pencil pine, lush forest and a spectacular waterfall
  • 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 Waldheim Chalet (the forest home) of Gustav Weindorfers
  • Stop at Ashgrove Cheese Farm for some famous Tasmanian cheese
  • Learn how cheese is made and sample the numerous varieties of cheese made on the premises.

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4-Day Tasmania East Coast Adventure from Launceston to Hobart Including Bay of Fires, Wineglass Bay, Bruny Island and Port Arthur

4-Day Tasmania East Coast Adventure from Launceston to Hobart Including Bay of Fires, Wineglass Bay, Bruny Island and Port Arthur - Launceston, Australia

Duration: 4 days
Location: Launceston, Australia

From USD
$456.74

Tasmania's beautiful east coast is the star of this tour as you travel from Launceston and head towards Hobart. Enjoy cheese tasting at Pyengana and the gorgeous white sands of the Bay of Fires ... More info ›

Tasmania's beautiful east coast is the star of this tour as you travel from Launceston and head towards Hobart. Enjoy cheese tasting at Pyengana and the gorgeous white sands of the Bay of Fires. See the little penguins come ashore at Bicheno as night falls. Meet Tasmanian Devils and other local animals at the optional wildlife sanctuary visit (extra cost), take in the view of Wineglass Bay and experience beautiful Freycinet National Park. Try the tasty delights of Kate's Berry Farm before heading south. Bruny Island is incredible for it's views, untouched beaches and white wallabies. Walk up to Fluted Cape for million dollar views. Finally it's Tasmania's convict heritage at Port Arthur, with a harbor cruise and guided walking tour around the historic site and hours to explore. Wrap up with a cliff top walk to Waterfall Bay and some chocolate tasting to round out a sweet experience!

Day 1: Bay of Fires, Cheese Tasting & Bicheno
Depart Launceston at 8 am. The Bay of Fires has to be seen to be believed – consistently rated as one of the world's best beaches, it's a place that everyone loves but few have visited. On the way there, taste some great local cheese from Pyengana. Later, you'll have a chance to try some fantastic Tasmanian oysters. Tonight you can walk to the beach to see little penguins come ashore.
Overnight: Seaview at Bicheno

Day 2: Wineglass Bay, Freycinet National Park & Kate's Berry Farm
Today you'll have the opportunity to visit a wildlife sanctuary to see the rescued animals, including the Tasmanian devil (extra cost). After that, visit the Freycinet National Park and famous Wineglass Bay. With hours to explore, you can go up for a dramatic view or down to the gleaming white beach. In the afternoon, drive down the coast, with a stop at famous Kate's Berry Farm.
Overnight: Tassie Backpackers

Day 3: Bruny Island
Just a short ferry ride from the Tasmanian mainland, spectacular Bruny Island is a feast for the senses. First up, taste delicious cheese at the award-winning Bruny Island Cheese Company. Next, go to the narrow isthmus joining the north and south parts of the island and walk up the staircase to the Neck Lookout, with incredible 360-degree views. At Cape Bruny, try to spot Bruny’s famous white wallabies, then walk to the lighthouse and watch the surf roll in. At Adventure Bay, choose between the beautiful Fluted Cape walk or an award-winning Bruny Island Cruise (extra cost). Local oysters can be purchased at Get Shucked on the drive back to the ferry.
Overnight: Tassie Backpackers

Day 4: Richmond, Tasman Peninsula & Port Arthur
The historic village of Richmond is your morning stop. The colonial architecture of Australia’s oldest bridge and oldest Catholic Church both feature on the walk around the village. Further on you will reach the dramatic scenery of the Tasman Peninsula with the plunging cliffs of Tasman National Park, quirky Doo Town, and the spectacular views at Eaglehawk Neck. This is the place where Tasmania's convict heritage intersects with its stunning natural beauty. The highlight of the day is the opportunity to check out the former prison settlement of Port Arthur Historic Site. There’s no rush, with around 3 hours of time to see the sights with a guided walking tour and harbor cruise included. Lunch can be purchased on site. On the way to Hobart, visit the family-operated Federation Chocolate factory and see the chocolate-making process. Of course there is also an opportunity to taste the delicious hand-made chocolate produced here too!

Arrive in Hobart city at approximately 6:30 pm or Hobart Airport at around 6 pm.

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Leven River Picnic Cruise from Ulverstone

Leven River Picnic Cruise from Ulverstone - Launceston, Australia
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Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Location: Launceston, Australia

From USD
$64.22

Come aboard and enjoy the Leven River and its surrounds, among the abundant bird life, try to spot the Sea Eagles, Azure King Fisher and if your lucky enough you may spot the elusive Platypus in its natural environment. Disembark 8-kilometers upstream at historic Leven Park for a break to enjoy your picnic and stroll through the beautiful forest reserve ... More info ›

Come aboard and enjoy the Leven River and its surrounds, among the abundant bird life, try to spot the Sea Eagles, Azure King Fisher and if your lucky enough you may spot the elusive Platypus in its natural environment. Disembark 8-kilometers upstream at historic Leven Park for a break to enjoy your picnic and stroll through the beautiful forest reserve. On the return there is more tales true and tall to enjoy as you cruise to the river mouth to enjoy the foreshore of the Leven River Estuary.

Arrive 10-minutes prior the departure for safety induction. Your cruise departs at the Wharf Road Pontoon, East Ulverstone.

Experience the Leven River and its history development and settlement as we journey along the river for 8-kilometers upstream, watching out for the elusive Sea Eagles, Azure King Fisher and many more estuary birds. Your luck may be in to sight the shy mysterious Platypus in its natural environment as the cruise peacefully journeys upstream to the exclusive unique historic Leven Park. Leven Park has many historic links to the early cruises of 1880 and 1980's previous cruises, which was abandoned due war and marketing changes.

On this cruise you will have the opportunity to stroll through the beautiful sanctuary forest of tall eucalyptus, black woods and the amazing large dicksonia antarctica ferns. On the return from the forest walk you will enjoy a picnic lunch whilst resting under the shelter on the banks of the Leven River. You have the option to either bring your own picnic, or choose to be catered for.

On the return you will have a commentary on the tales true and tall that have lingered on from the past, whilst taking in the tidal river changes and keeping full watch for the elusive animal and bird life on the sanctuary. Ending the cruise into the bay and mouth of the Leven River to enjoy and learn about the remaining military history parks and developments that surround the banks of the Leven River.

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5-Hour Leven River Cruise from Ulverstone Including 3-Course Meal

5-Hour Leven River Cruise from Ulverstone Including 3-Course Meal  - Launceston, Australia

Duration: 5 hours
Location: Launceston, Australia

From USD
$120.41

River and land cruise for approximately 5 hours along the Leven River in Central North Coast Tasmanian. Sit back and relax whilst the captain takes you through the history development of the region whilst enjoying the beautiful scenic view of the river sanctuary and its natural features ... More info ›

River and land cruise for approximately 5 hours along the Leven River in Central North Coast Tasmanian. Sit back and relax whilst the captain takes you through the history development of the region whilst enjoying the beautiful scenic view of the river sanctuary and its natural features. Cruise 8 km up stream to an exclusive historic site of ancient forest of mosses, lichen, ferns and very old eucalyptus trees. Enjoy a three course cooked meal under shelter on the banks of the river. Return your cruise along the river learning more of the stories and history whist spotting the sea eagles, endemic Tasmanian Azure Kingfisher and the platypus? This beautiful scenic river cruise takes you back in time, whilst it blends the natural environment and it's amazing features of wildlife, birds and nature into the cruise with a cultural twist of the region.

  • tidal dependent get departure times when booking 
  • come aboard flat bottom vessel, 'Jusleven'
  • cruise along the Leven River of Central North Coast of Tasmania
  • enjoy he river scenic views
  • spot the sea eagles,endemic Tasmanian Azure Kingfisher and allusive platypus 
  • visit historic Leven Park exclusive to the Leven River Cruises and only accessible via the cruise 
  • stroll through the ancient forest of mosses, lichen, liverworts, ferns, tree ferns and forest eucalyptus trees
  • enjoy a three course meal and refreshments on the bank of the river 
  • return relaxed enjoying the natural nature of the sanctuary with a cultural twist of local stories. 

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Full-Day Tour One-Way from Launceston to Hobart with Freycinet National Park

Full-Day Tour One-Way from Launceston to Hobart with Freycinet National Park - Launceston, Australia
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Duration: 1 day
Location: Launceston, Australia

From USD
$144.49

An action packed tour day from Launceston to Hobart via the world famous Wineglass Bay and the East Coast. Depart Launceston ready for an adventurous day out exploring the delights and highlights of the East Coast before finishing the day in Hobart ... More info ›

An action packed tour day from Launceston to Hobart via the world famous Wineglass Bay and the East Coast. Depart Launceston ready for an adventurous day out exploring the delights and highlights of the East Coast before finishing the day in Hobart. A free pickup and drop-off service is offered from all hotels located in Launceston central city. This tour includes all National Park entry fee's and a friendly and professional guide.

Depart Launceston ready for an action packed day out exploring the delights and highlights of the East Coast before finishing the day in Hobart. Your first stop today is in the pretty township of Ross. Ross has an old-world charm, convict history, and famous local bakery for you to explore on our morning stop.

From Ross, travel to the East Coast and head into the Freycinet National Park. This coastal National Park is the main destination for the day. Here the pink granite mountains form the backdrop for turquoise waters, secluded bays and beaches and sparkling white sand. There are opportunities for short or longer walks, a swim in the warmer months and great photos all year round! Make a short stop as you enter the park at Freycinet Marine Farm where you have an opportunity to buy some fresh oysters along the way.

Walk as a group to the Wineglass Bay Lookout, an easy but uphill walk of around 45 to 60-minutes. Here the views make the walk well worth the effort! For the keen walkers, you can continue the walk down to Wineglass beach (2.5-hour return walking time). Once on the beach you have time to take a swim, relax, eat your lunch or meander along the white sands. If you prefer to select the shorter walking option, then you can explore other areas of Freycinet with your tour guide. Visit Honeymoon Bay, Sleepy Bay, Cape Tourville Lighthouse & great short walk. Re-group ready for the onward journey to Hobart.

Last but certainly not least stop at Kate's Berry Farm in the seaside township of Swansea. Here Kate is serving up absolutely delicious Berry Ice-creams and other sweet delights such as jams, sauces, chocolates and jellies. Return to your Hobart central city accommodation around 6.30 – 7.00pm.(Airport Drop Offs available on request only)

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Wineglass Bay Active Day Trip from Launceston Including Ross Historic Village

Wineglass Bay Active Day Trip from Launceston Including Ross Historic Village - Launceston, Australia
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Duration: 12 hours
Location: Launceston, Australia

From USD
$104.35

A huge day out combining walking, sightseeing and East Coast delights. See the stunning Wineglass Bay, explore Freycinet National Park, experience Devils Corner Winery,  East Coast's newest attraction and visit the gorgeous Ross Village all in one fantastic day.

Wineglass Bay has been voted many times amongst the top beaches of the world ... More info ›

A huge day out combining walking, sightseeing and East Coast delights. See the stunning Wineglass Bay, explore Freycinet National Park, experience Devils Corner Winery,  East Coast's newest attraction and visit the gorgeous Ross Village all in one fantastic day.

Wineglass Bay has been voted many times amongst the top beaches of the world. A perfect crescent shape, stunning colors and dazzling white sand make this one of Tasmania’s “not to be missed” locations. Wineglass Bay is nestled in the Freycinet National Park on the East Coast of Tasmania. One of Tasmania’s first National Parks this is a coastal area rich in stunning landscapes. Pink granite mountains form the backdrop for secluded bays, pristine waters, white sandy beaches, local wildlife and walking trails.

Depart Launceston ready for an action packed day out exploring the delights and highlights of the East Coast before finishing the day in Hobart.

The first stop today is in the pretty township of Ross, which boasts an old-world charm, convict history, and famous local bakery with Kiki’s Kitchen for you to explore on your morning stop.

From Ross, travel to the East Coast and head into the Freycinet National Park. This coastal National Park is the main destination for the day. Here the pink granite mountains form the backdrop for turquoise waters, secluded bays, beaches and sparkling white sand. There are opportunities for short or longer walks, a swim in the warmer months and great photos all year round!  You will make a short stop as the group enters the park at Freycinet Marine Farm. Here enjoy the chance to buy some fresh oysters along the way.

Walk as a group to the Wineglass Bay Lookout an easy but uphill walk of around 45 - 60 minutes. Here the views make the walk well worth the effort!  For the keen walkers, you can continue the walk down to Wineglass beach (2.5-hour return walking time). Once on the beach you have time to take a swim, relax, eat your lunch or meander along the white sands.

If you prefer to select the shorter walking option, then you can explore other areas of Freycinet with your tour guide. Visit Honeymoon Bay, Sleepy Bay, Cape Tourville Lighthouse - a great short walk.

Re-group ready for the return journey to Launceston. Your final stop on the East coast is at the Devils Corner Winery. This new attraction on the East Coast has amazing views, gelato, fresh seafood including oysters, and of course wine tasting.  There is time for a stop here to take it all in before commencing the final drive back into Launceston. Return to Launceston around 6.30pm - 7.00pm.

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