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Hobart Hopper

Tasmania

Coach
Coach
Eco
Eco

Tour summary

Unpack once and relax on this 5 night stay in picturesque Hobart. Unearth historic Port Arthur with a guided tour and cruise, indulge in the foodies paradise that is Bruny Island, and delve into the bustling Salamanca markets. We'll get up close to local wildlife at Bonorong Wildlife Park, taste wine at Puddleduck Winery, visit historic Richmond and stop in at The Salmon Ponds, the oldest trout hatchery in the Southern Hemisphere.

Departure location:
Hobart Airport
Return location:
Hobart Airport
Tour duration:
6
days
Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
Departure dates:

25th November 2021

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Tour pricing

Adult Twin Share
$
2890
pp
Sole Use
$
3730
pp
Deposit:
$800 per person
Sole Use:
Green Guest Policy:
Save $40 Per Person Twin Share or $80 Sole Use
All prices are in AUD. If Covid restricts travel, deposit is refundable or money held in credit (terms and conditions apply).

Additional information

DEPOSIT

$800pp required within 14 days of making booking to secure your reservation.

N.B. Full payment is required 60 days prior to departure.

This package is subject to an additional levy for coach/air/rail component that may be imposed and is out of Fun Over Fifty’s control. Flights are arranged to suit the tour as a group in advance, therefore we cannot book individual preferences or guarantee direct flights.

Tour inclusions

  • Return economy class flights ex Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide or Melbourne to Hobart
  • 5 nights staying at central CBD waterfront hotel
  • Port Arthur Penal Settlement guided tour
  • Isle of the Dead cemetery cruise tour from Port Arthur
  • Eaglehawk Neck
  • Blow Hole and Tasman Arch
  • Devil’s Kitchen and Tessellated Pavement
  • Specialty dinner out at Hope & Anchor vintage pub
  • Salamanca Markets
  • Bruny Island sightseeing, food and lighthouse tour
  • Bonorong Wildlife Park guided tour
  • Puddleduck Winery & tasting
  • Richmond Goal and heritage trail tour
  • Drunken Admiral specialty dinner
  • The Salmon Ponds
  • 13 meals
  • Locally operated comfort plus coach travel

Additional information

This package is subject to an additional levy for coach/air/rail component that may be imposed and is out of Fun Over Fifty’s control. Flights are arranged to suit the tour as a group in advance, therefore we cannot book individual preferences or guarantee direct flights.

Physical rating

2 - Moderate
Passengers must be able to:
  • Participate in walking tours with time to rest at least every 10 minutes
  • Walk confidently on bush tracks and soft sand – mostly level ground
  • Stand for 15 minutes without needing to sit down
  • Tackle a flight of stairs or incline
  • Get on and off transportation multiple times unaided
  • Manage your own luggage
Learn more about our fitness levels

Physical rating

2 - Moderate
Passengers must be able to:
  • Participate in walking tours with time to rest at least every 10 minutes
  • Walk confidently on bush tracks and soft sand – mostly level ground
  • Stand for 15 minutes without needing to sit down
  • Tackle a flight of stairs or incline
  • Get on and off transportation multiple times unaided
  • Manage your own luggage
Learn more about our fitness levels
Coach
Coach
Boat
Boat
Eco experience
Eco experience
Entertainment
Entertainment
Flight included
Flight included
Heritage
Heritage
GGP
GGP
Local guide
Local guide
Rail journey
Rail journey
Unpack once
Unpack once
Walking component
Walking component

Itinerary

Departs
Hobart Airport
Returns
Hobart Airport

Day

1

Hobart

Flight included
Flight included
Food & Wine experience
Food & Wine experience
Unpack once
Unpack once

On arrival in Hobart we meet our local coach captain and take in an orientation city sights tour past the Botanic Gardens, historic Battery Point, and Constitution Dock before we stop at Mt. Nelson for panoramic views over the city. Arrive and check in to our hotel where we unpack once staying in Harbour View Rooms boasting panoramic views of the ever changing Hobart waterfront. Tonight, we gather for welcome drinks followed by dinner.

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Harbour View Rooms, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart CBD
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Day

2

Hobart

Boat
Boat
Food & Wine experience
Food & Wine experience
GGP
GGP
Heritage
Heritage
Local guide
Local guide

This morning we explore Port Arthur Historic Site, We embark on a guided walking tour of the former seaside penal colony, once home to the most serious criminals of the time. We explore more than 30 restored buildings and ruins and learn about the site’s history as a convict colony, and admire the coastal scenery that highlights the natural beauty of the Tasman Peninsula. Then set off on a cruise across Carnarvon Bay to Isleof the Dead, where you’ll disembark for a guided tour of the island, an historic cemetery, where those who died at Port Arthur were buried. We then venture to the blowhole at Eaglehawk Neck, visiting some of the many formations of the south east coast, namely Tasman Arch, Devil’s Kitchen and the Tessellated Pavement. Then tonight we have dinner at the stately 1807 vintage pub, the Hope and Anchor Tavern.

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3

Hobart

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GGP
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Heritage

A free day to enjoy Hobart’s picturesque waterfront. Discover the famous Salamanca Market, one of Australia’s largest and most vibrant outdoor markets. Explore the market stalls that offer free tastings and samples of local produce. Talk to the local artisans and discover historic sandstone warehouses as you browse over Tasmanian-made and designed products. There is plenty to do such as taking the Hop on Hop off bus sight-seeing or take time at MONA - Museum of Qld and New Art.

**Lunch is at own expense today.

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4

Hobart

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Food & Wine experience
Food & Wine experience
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GGP
Heritage
Heritage

Discover everything that makes Bruny Island amazing as we embark on a sightseeing and food tour. Travel by ferry to the island, look out for seals and penguins as you sail. On the island, admire natural sights like The Neck and Truganini Lookout, and explore the new walkways that lead to vantage points for amazing views. Discover the island’s food scene with tastings of cheese, chocolate, cider, plus a lunch of local produce. We take time at Cape Bruny Lighthouse and learn about the history, heritage and shipwreck stories.

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Hobart

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Eco experience
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Food & Wine experience
GGP
GGP
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Heritage

Today we take in history and local wildlife, firstly making our way to Bonorong Wildlife Park - Tasmania’s largest wildlife rescue service. Enjoy the thrill of an up-close encounter with native Australian animals and spot Tasmanian devils in the flesh. A guided tour leads us through the habitats and provides information about the wildlife. We leave the park and make our way to Puddleduck Winery for a sit down tasting of their current release wines accompanied by a presentation the Tasmanian wine industry. A light lunch is then served showcasing local Tasmanian produce including charcuterie, seafoods and cheeses. From here we explore Richmond, one of Tasmania’s most historic towns dating back to the 1820’s. A leisurely visit taking free time to soak up the colonial charm and wander through the preserved heritage attractions including a visit to Richmond Gaol. the oldest intact Gaol in Australia. Tonight, enjoy a specialty dinner at the iconic Drunken Admiral, a folksy wooden dining hall full of maritime souvenirs, serving up chowder and hearty seafood dishes.

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Hobart

Eco experience
Eco experience
Flight included
Flight included
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Wake to our last morning in Tasmania where our morning outing takes us to The Salmon Ponds, the oldest trout hatchery in the Southern Hemisphere and home to the Trout Fishing Museum and Angling Hall of Fame. During your time here you can view fish breeding in all its stages, from fingerlings to full-grown Brown, Rainbow and Brook Trout and Atlantic Salmon. Displays explain the annual cycle of fish breeding activities. Enjoy a delish specialty, Pancakes bythe Ponds before we farewell Hobart making tracks for the airport and for our respective flights home.

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