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Tasmania Round Island Adventure

13 Days  |  Departing Saturday 16th March 2024 and returning Thursday 28th March 2024

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Visit to the historic Georgian village of Richmond
Rosny Lookout photo opportunities
Panoramic Hobart city tour including Battery Point, Salamanca Palce and the vibrant waterfront
Visit to Port Arthur Convict Settlement
Visit to the famous Salamanca Markets in Hobart
Tour of Bruny Island with stops at local produce places for tastings
Visit to "The Wall in the Wilderness" Gallery in Derwent
Travel through Wild Rivers National Park
Rainforest walk to Nelson Waterfalls
Gordon River Cruise and wilderness boardwalk at Heritage Landing
Visit to Cradle Mountain National Park
Visit Waldheim, forest home of pioneer Gustav Weindorfer
Explore the Tarkine Wilderness temperate rainforest and breathe in the world's purest air
Visit the historic village of Stanley where the movie "The light between oceans" was filmed
Climb the Nut (or take the chairlift additional cost) for stunning coastal views as far as the eye can see
Visit to Sheffield to admire the many impressive murals
Explore Cataract Gorge including cliff side gardens and suspension foot bridge
Visit to the historic village of Evandale home of the national penny farthing championships
Visit to the Tasmanian Gourmet Sauce company with BBQ lunch and garden visit
Visit to Lavender House Perfumery in the Tamar Valley (if we're lucky the lavender will be in bloom)
Visit the town of Legerwood to admire their war memorial tree carvings
Visit and stay at beautiful St Helens
Visit to Pyengana Dairy an artisan farmhouse cheese company
Walk the white sandy beach at Binnalong Bay
Visit to East Coast Nature World to meet a tasmania devil
Visit to the east coast resort town of Bicheno to view the Blowhole
Stunning coastal drive along the east coast



Fully escorted - your Sisterhood Tour Hostess is on hand to assit with making your holiday a memorable one
Return economy airfares ex Melbourne to Hobart including taxes and luggage (other departure cities available upon request)
All transportation throughout
All sightseeing as detailed in itinerary
All meals as detailed in itinerary
Acommodation with private facilities
Willing to share option (subject to availability)


Day 1 - Saturday 16 March 2024

Melbourne - Hobart (B,D)

Welcome to Sisterhood Womens Travel.  Meet your tour hostess and fellow travellers at the Melbourne Airport for our short flight to Hobart.

Upon arrival we'll be greeted by our Tasmanian Coach Captain and transferred to the famous Salamanca Markets.  Enjoy exploring the famous open-air Market with its bustle and buskers, colour and excitement. 

We enjoy a welcome dinner tonight at Stockmans, the onsite restaurant.

Overnight - The Old Woolstore

Day 2 - Sunday 17 March 2024

Tasman Peninsula - Port Arthur (B)

Today we travel via the Sorell Causeway and Midway Point for our full day tour of the Tasman Peninsula. We'll take in magnificent views from the look-out above picturesque Eaglehawk Neck and Pirates Bay before continuing to the Port Arthur Convict Settlement. Within the 40 hectares of landscaped grounds lies a rich history of Australia’s convict past. Included in the entry is a guided walking tour, a short Harbour Cruise, access to the Visitor Centre and Interpretation Gallery as well as more than 30 buildings, ruins and restored gardens and houses; explore as you wish before departing the historic site to tour beside Norfolk and Frederick Henry Bays back to Hobart.

Dinner at leisure tonight.

Overnight - The Old Woolstore

Day 3 - Monday 18 March 2024

Bruny Island (B)

After a relaxed start to the day travel south to Kettering and board the ferry across the beautiful D’Entrecasteaux Channel to Bruny Island. Arriving at Roberts Point on North Bruny, tour south past The Neck which is a game reserve of penguin and
mutton bird rookeries and site of the memorial to famous Tasmanian aboriginal Truganini. Continue to scenic Adventure Bay and enjoy lunch on the island then continue exploring before reboarding the ferry and return to Hobart.

Dinner at leisure tonight.

Overnight - The Old Woolstore

Day 4 - Tuesday 19 March 2024

Derwent Valley - "The Wall" - Queenstown (B,D)

Today, we depart Hobart and follow the Derwent Valley through hop fields and hills to historic New Norfolk. Climb the Central Plateau through highland trout-lakes country to Tarraleah Gorge site of an early Hydro-electric Power Station. Visit “The Wall in The Wilderness”, an extraordinary work of art telling the story of Tasmania’s Central Highlands which has been carved out of Tasmania's famous Huon pine. Enter the Wild Rivers National Park and experience the wonders of Gondwanaland during a short rainforest walk to Nelson Waterfalls. Observe the altered landscape of bare, colourful hills as we cross Lake Burbury and descend through the ghost towns of the Chamouni Valley to the copper mining town of Queenstown. After a short town tour we continue to our overnight accommodation at Strahan Village.

Dinner included tonight.

Overnight - Strahan Village

Day 5 - Wednesday 20 March 2024

Macquarie Harbour - Gordon River Cruise (B,L,D)

This morning cruise the incomparable Gordon River into the heart of Tasmania's wilderness and the edge of World Heritage. Cross vast Macquarie Harbour past Sarah Island, worst convict settlement of all, to follow the Gordon through stands of ancient Huon pine, sassafras and myrtle rainforest to step ashore for a wilderness board-walk at Heritage Landing. Voyage to Hell's Gates, the aptly named harbour entrance where many early ships were destroyed by ferocious ocean swells. On return to Strahan there will be time to explore the village including the visitor centre and Huon pine saw mill before retuning to our accommodation. 

Tonight - Enjoy the optional "Ship that never was" Tasmania's longest running play telling the dramatic and hilarious tale of the theft by 10 convict shipwrights of the last ship built on Sarah Island in 1834. Tickets are $25 and can prebooked on the day.

Overnight - Strahan Village

Day 6 - Thursday 21 March 2024

Cradle Mountain - Dove Lake - Stanley (B,L)

This morning we tour through the rugged west coast which is rich in mining history, journey past Tullah, located on the shores of peaceful Lake Rosebery. Continue north through rainforest and mineral rich mountains, crossing the Vale of Belvoir and alpine cattle country to reach Cradle Mountain National Park. We board the shuttle bus to Dove Lake at the foot of the crags of Cradle Mountain and visit Waldheim, forest home of pioneer Gustav Weindorfer. Enjoy lunch at Cradle Mountain Hotel and the opportunity to visit the Wilderness Gallery before following the highway through mountains and button grass plains to the North West Coast and overnight accommodation at the Stanley Seaview Inn. 

Dinner tonight at leisure.

Overnight - Stanley Seaview Inn

Day 7 - Friday 22 March 2024

Tarkine Wilderness (B,L,D)

Today we discover the Tarkine Wilderness area. Unlike many places in the world the Tarkine remains as a hidden treasure and a forgotten wilderness. This expanse of uninterrupted 477,000 hectares of Tarkine wilderness is the largest single track of temperate rainforest in Australia and holds ancient relics of both plants and animals dating back millennia, and unique habitats not found anywhere else. Breathe the purest air in the world as we look out over the planets largest uninterrupted stretch of ocean reaching all the way to South America before touching landfall.

Dinner tonight at leisure.

Overnight - Stanley Seaview Inn

Day 8 - Saturday 23 March 2024

The Nut - Penguin - Sheffield - Launceston (B)

This morning we visit the neraby historic village of Stanley nestling at the foot of an ancient volcanic core known as ‘The Nut’. Tour past Highfield, historical headquarters of the early Van Diemen's Land Co. and explore the quaint town with its terraces and chairlift access to the top of The Nut – (ride is optional and own expense). Marvel at the breathtaking views from the rich agricultural Table Cape with its amazing diversity of crops and farms. We continue through the coastal towns of Burnie and Penguin enroute to Sheffield to admire the wonderful out-door art gallery of impressive murals. Later in the afternoon we travel to Launceston.

Dinner tonight at leisure.

Overnight - Hotel Grand Chancellor.

Day 9 - Sunday 24 March 2024

Launceston and Surrounds (B,L)

This morning we explore Launceston's city centre and magnificent Cataract Gorge with its cliff-side gardens, peacocks, pools, suspension foot bridge and one of the longest single span chairlifts in the world (ride is optional and own expense). We visit the historic village of Evandale, home of the National Penny-farthing Championships and the Tasmanian Gourmet Sauce company for an amazing BBQ lunch and garden visit. Upon returning to the hotel mid afternoon, take some free time to relax with a bit of retail therapy. 

Dinner tonight at leisure.

Overnight - Hotel Grand Chancellor

Day 10 - Monday 25 March 2024

Tamar Valley - St Helens (B)

This morning we tour the picturesque Tamar Valley and start with a visit to Lavender House Perfumery in Rowella.  The Perfumery is Tasmania's only working perfumery. Established for thirty years it is a niche and unique business that manufactures premium natural lavender and botanical products including perfumes, skin and body care, therapeutic and aromatherapy products, home care and gourmet teas inspired by the love of lavender, roses, herbs and essential oils. We then continue along the Tamar River crossing the unique A-frame Batman Bridge touring the north east through agricultural Scottsdale, Branxholm and former tin-mining centre of Derby. We visit the small town of Legerwood and view the unique War Memorial Tree Carvings, honouring fallen soldiers of the region. We then travel through the myrtle rain forest of Weldborough Pass before descending to the East Coast at St. Helens. 

Dinner tonight at leisure.

Overnight - Panorama St Helens 

Day 11 - Tuesday 26 March 2024

St Helens - Binalong Bay - St Helens (B,L)

Today we'll travel a short distance from St Helens and visit the award winning Pyengana Dairy who have been creating some of Australia’s finest artisan farmhouse cheese from rich creamy milk for over 130 years. Build up your appetite with a walk to the stunning St Columbus Fall's then enjoy lunch at the famous Pub in the Paddock. Later in the afternoon we'll enjoy a walk along the white sandy beaches of beautiful Binalong Bay. 

Dinner tonight at leisure.

Overnight - Panorama St Helens

Day 12 - Wednesday 27 March 2024

St Helens - Freycinet - Hobart (B)

We travel this morning along the Tasman Sea, stopping off at the East Coast Nature World to meet a Tasmanian devil. Continue to the east coast resort town of Bicheno to tour the Gulch Fishing Harbour and view the Blowhole before taking in the magnificent views of Great Oyster Bay, encompassing Maria Island and the rugged Freycinet Peninsula. Following the Tasman Highway, we pass through Swansea and pause at the convict built, enigmatic Spiky Bridge. Follow the Prosser River valley through Buckland and Cambridge to cross the picturesque Derwent River into the city of Hobart.  Returning back to where it all began - Hobart.

Tonight we enjoy a farewell dinner at Stockmans, the Woolstore onsite restaurant.

Overnight - The Old Woolstore

Day 13 - Thursday 28 March 2024

Hobart - Melbourne

Take a short drive to the historic village of Richmond. Here you may view the spire of Australia’s oldest Catholic
Church from beneath the arch of Australia's oldest stone bridge still in use. Wander the streets of this delightful Georgian town and discover the arts and crafts, bakeries and tea rooms.

Transfer to the airport for our early afternoon flight back to Melbourne.

Thank you for joining us on your latest Sisterhood adventure and we look forward to welcoming you back.

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