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Gourmet Tassie: All-Inclusive 3-Day Tour

The ultimate getaway for our adventure-seeking foodies! With local distilleries, national parks, oyster farms, cheese factories and so much more, Tasmania offers just about everything that could pique a traveller’s interest. Enjoy two nights of premium accommodation, all-inclusive locally-sourced food, spectacular scenery and three days of local adventures in one of the country’s most beautiful states.

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Take Tasmania’s East Coast by storm on a three-day tour that’ll have you visiting Freycinet National Park, Barilla Bay, the striking Bay of Fires and more or discover a unique blend of Tasmanian wilderness and fresh local produce in a three-day tour of Northern Tasmania that’ll take you to the famed Cradle Mountain, Dove Lake, Launceston and more.

What You’ll Love...

Eat and Drink Van Diemans Tour – Craft beer and Tassie seafood in Freycinet

Knock back half a dozen oysters and some locally-brewed ginger beer at Barilla Bay Oyster Restaurant, indulge in a wine tasting and hamper lunch at Darlington Vineyard, whet your pallet with a whiskey tasting followed by an award-winning dinner and a night of accommodation at Freycinet Lodge.

The adventure doesn’t end there. You’ll discover Tasmania's most-celebrated views with a hike to the lookout of Wineglass Bay followed by a caught-that-day seafood lunch at Freycinet Marine Farm. Plus, experience a striking walk along the Bay of Fires—a 29-mile-long coast of dramatic orange-caked rocks, dazzling water and pale sand.

Your package includes:

  • Two nights of premium accommodation at the famed Freycinet Lodge and in St Helens
  • Daily locally-sourced breakfast
  • Daily lunches of seafood and local produce
  • Luxurious nightly dinners
  • ½ dozen oysters and locally-brewed ginger beer at Barilla Bay
  • Tailored wine tasting and a light hamper lunch at Darlington Vineyard
  • Fine wine tasting at Devils Corner
  • Post-dinner whiskey tasting at Freycinet Lodge
  • Ale tasting at Iron House Brewery and Distillery
  • Guided walk to Wineglass Bay Lookout
  • Bay of Fires walk
  • Discounted rate with Eco Tours Bay of Fires
  • Discounted rate with Freycinet Kayak Adventures
  • Entrance fees to venues and national parks as per itinerary
  • Experienced and passionate local guide and driver
  • Transport in an air-conditioned vehicle

Rugged Indulgence Tour – Fine wine and Tasmanian produce in Cradle Mountain

Enjoy two nights of accommodation and a spectacular dinner matched with local wine at the luxurious Cradle Mountain Lodge and explore the beauty that this region has to offer. Along the way, you’ll sample the very best cheese, wine, whiskey and local produce that this region boasts. Throughout your Tasmanian adventure you’ll visit and enjoy tastings at Seven Shades Brewery, Spreyton Cider, Southern Wild Distillery and more.

Experience a breathtaking walk around the still blue waters of Dove Lake—sitting 5,000 feet above sea level, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most popular (and picture-worthy) tourist attractions in Tasmania—and finish your whirlwind adventure with a fresh lunch and wine at Barringwood Winery.

Your package includes:

  • Two nights of premium accommodation at the stunning Cradle Mountain Lodge and
  • Daily locally-sourced breakfast
  • Daily lunches of seafood and local produce
  • Luxurious nightly dinners
  • Cheese board and coffee at Ashgrove Cheese
  • Wine and cheese tasting at Cradle Mountain Lodge
  • Unique beer tour and tasting at Seven Shed Brewery
  • Cider tasting paddle at Spreyton Cider plus an apple orchard tour and take-away bottle of cider
  • Gin and whiskey tasting flight at Southern Wild Distillery
  • Guided tour of Dove Lake
  • Discounted rate with Cradle Mountain Canyoning
  • Discounted rate with Canoeing Dove Lake
  • Entrance fees to venues and national parks as per itinerary
  • Experienced and passionate local guide and driver
  • Transport in an air-conditioned vehicle

The ’7 day change of mind guarantee’ does not apply for Tour bookings. Due to the high demand and limited departures any cancellation / refund requests must be made within 48 hours of purchase. Otherwise, the standard Refund Policy applies.

Valid for the following tour departure dates:

6 July 2018

3, 17, 31 August 2018

14 September 2018

5, 26 October 2018

9, 23 November 2018

7, 21 December 2018

11, 25 January 2019

8, 22 February 2019

8, 22 March 2019

5, 26 April 2019

10, 24 May 2019

7, 21 June 2019

All departure dates are subject to availability and early bookings are highly recommended.

*Instant Booking: *To secure your dates at purchase, click 'Instant Booking' and select your preferred package. Once your preferred package is selected you'll click through to 'Choose Your Dates of Travel' and will be able to enter in your preferred tour commencement date.

Tour Capacity: **The maximum tour capacity is 8 people. The minimum tour capacity is 2 **people.

Room Capacity: Each venue has an option of double, twin share or family rooms. Pairs who book together will have their own accommodation

The minimum age for the tour is 18 years.

The package is valid for ONE PERSON aged 18 years or older. If you are travelling with another person you must purchase TWO PACKAGES.

*Please note: *Airfares are not included with your package.

Eat & Drink Van Diemans Tour: Your tour begins with a pickup from Salamanca Place, Hobart at 11am on Day 1 of your tour. You will be returned to Salamanca Place in the early evening on the third day.

*Rugged Indulgence Tour: *Your tour begins with a pickup from The Launceston Gorge carpark at 9:30am on Day 1 of your tour. You will be returned to Launceston in the late afternoon on Day 3.

Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated) and menu options are subject to change.

Travel insurance is recommended. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this package.

Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations.

Any unused portion of the package is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for other services or cash.

Please note: disability access is limited during the tour please consider this when making your booking. Hotels may not have ramps, wide entryways or elevators to accommodate disabled passengers or devices such as wheelchairs, walkers and motorised scooters. Due to physical constraints and space limitations, wheelchairs, walking frames and motorised scooters may not be taken aboard motor coaches.

Package cannot be split.

Offer only available for consecutive nightly stays.

Your passport must be valid at least 6 months beyond your intended stay overseas.

The value and comparative savings has been determined based on published rack rates and the value of inclusions. Please be advised that rack rates may not be reflective of actual rates being charged, dependent on the timing and manner of your booking and therefore are only indicative of the level of saving.

All activities and services are subject to availability.

*Please note: Eat And Drink Van Diemans Tour: *The Bay of Fires boat trip incurs an extra cost. The alternative is a catered walk along the Bay of Fires.

*Please note: Rugged Indulgence Tour: *Cradle Mountain canyoning incurs an extra cost. The alternative is a catered walk around Dove Lake.

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EAT & DRINK VAN DIEMANS LAND TOUR

START AND END

Hobart, Salamanca Place, 11am. Your guide will meet you. The tour goes for three days and two nights and will return you to Salamanca place on the Hobart waterfront early evening on the third day.

DAY ONE

Barilla Bay Oysters revolutionised the cultivation of oysters in Tasmania ensuring more delicious and consistently succulent oysters. Produced in the purest of waters these oysters are second to none and it’s our hard job to sample these delicacies! Along with the abalone that Tasmania is so famous for we get to wash it all down with a ginger beer from their own brewery. Included on our tour: 1/2 dozen Oysters per person and a locally brewed ginger beer

Darlington Vineyard. Wet your appetite with the award winning wines from the aptly named Darlington Vineyard. Uniquely located off the sheltered waters of Prosser Bay on the famous Freycinet coast. The result is truly elegant and intense bursts of flavour to tantalise your taste buds! Included on our tour: A tailored wine tasting and a light hamper lunch

Devils Corner. Nestled in the protected haven from the shipwrecked coast of the Southern Ocean lies a very special and unique winery. It’s name inspired by the famous Tasmanian Devil it is the perfect blend of wild and home. Their range of wines covers all manner of sins and you’re sure to find the perfect wine for every occasion. Included on our tour: A wine tasting session

Freycinet Lodge - You’d be hard pressed to find a more stunning view to wake up to. The only accommodation in the Freycinet National Park with cabins nestled amongst the native bush land you’ll be surrounded by wombats, possums and even wallabies eating at your front door. Included on our tour: One nights accommodation, breakfast and an award winning dinner matched with local wine. Entry per person into National Park.

FREYCINET LODGE WHISKEY TASTING

Take a journey through Whisky history at Freycinet Lodge, where you have the chance to sample three of Scotland’s finest whiskies and compare them against three of Tasmania’s best, all matched with fresh Tasmanian produce. Included on our tour: Whiskey tasting session after dinner

DAY TWO

Freycinet Kayak Adventures - Avoid the crowds and explore Freycinet National Park from a different vantage point- the seat of your own kayak! Glide along the water and you may see the vibrant marine life the bay is so famous for, paddle under the pink granite mountain’s shadows and enjoy a coffee break on your very own private white sand beach. Included on our tour: A discounted rate to indulge on this wild experience. THIS EXPERIENCE IS WEATHER PENDING

WINEGLASS BAY

See why this is one of Tasmania’s most celebrated views (and if you’ve ever been to Tasmania you know that the bar is set high!). The walk to the lookout is worth every second as you look out over the crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches of Wineglass Bay. Accompany your tour guide and have a packed hamper lunch atop the lookout of one of the world's top beaches Included on our tour: A local hamper light lunch at the Wineglass Bay Lookout, walking guide.

Freycinet Marine Farm - Sample seafood so fresh it’s still dripping with the salt water it was plucked from. With seafood this fresh very little is needed to be done to it, but Freycinet Marine Farm have done the impossible and taken your taste buds to new heights with their fresh recipes. Feast on oysters, mussels, scallops or abalone, even salmon and rocklobster all either grown on the farm or sourced from local fishermen. Included on our tour: A Seafood lunch

Iron House Brewery - When you combine a winery, brewery and distillery with the white sands of the east coast of Tasmania you know you’re in for a real treat. Unwind with one of their specialty beers, or delight in their wines, or even dare their new Strange Omen Vodka if you dare. Included on our tour: A Tasting of Iron House Brewerys' spectacular ales

Enjoy dinner in the newly refurbished Oyster Buoy Wine and Seafood Shed. Choose from their wide range of award winning wines and feast on their extensive menu of the finest Tasmanian seafood while overlooking Medeas Cove. Included on our tour: Seafood Dinner and local wine

St Helens is the largest town on the north-east coast of Tasmania, Australia, on Georges Bay. It is known as the game fishing capital of Tasmania and is also renowned for its oysters.

DAY THREE

BAY OF FIRES

The slice of coastal heaven that is the Bay of Fires stretches over 50 kilometres from Binalong Bay in the south to Eddystone Point in the north. This beautiful part of Tasmania’s east coast has been named by Lonely Planet as the hottest travel destination in the world, and is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful places in Australia. Walk for miles along sugar-white sandy beaches, swim in the impossibly clear ocean, and feel like you’re the only person to have ever set foot here. Included on our tour: A walk along Bay of Fires with a local hamper light lunch

ECO TOURS BAY OF FIRES

If you want to just visit the Bay of Fires you drive your car. If you want to experience the Bay of Fires you jump on a boat! Soak up the best of the Bay of Fires, it’s white sandy beaches, aqua clear waters, hidden bays and gorgeous headlands along this breathtaking coastline. See where this coastline got its name on an unforgettable tour like no other. And who knows, you may even see some of the diverse marine life including Humpback and Southern Right Whales, Dolphins, Fur Seals to name a few! Included on our tour: A discounted rate to indulge on this wild experience.

HOBART

We finish our tour in Hobart and this is the perfect place to set off on your next adventure! Nestled in the foothills of Mt Wellington, Hobart is a hub of activity. It houses some of the best chefs in the world, turning the unique Tasmanian produce into something spectacular for your plate. Explore the city, visit MONA or Salamanca Market or even go further afield and visit Port Arthur, Australia’s most intact and evocative convict site. Included on our tour: Drop off and pick up at destination of your choice within Hobart Region.

RUGGED INDULGENCE TOUR

START AND END

72 Basin Rd, West Launceston TAS 7250

The Launceston Gorge Carpark. 9.30am. Your guide will meet you at the front street entrance. This tour goes for approximately 3 days and will return you to Launceston late afternoon on the third day.

DAY ONE

The Ashgrove milk and cheese factory is in the heart of the dairy country in Northern Tasmania. Farm fresh milk, cream, cheese, ice cream and butter are all on offer with more varieties of each than you could ever imagine! Have a sneaky peak behind the scenes at how they make their cheese before taking home their specialty beer matched cheeses! Included on our tour: A cheese board and coffee.

Seven Sheds Brewery See the true paddock to glass experience at Seven Sheds Brewery. With organic hops grown on site, and locally sourced honeys and malt this brewery, meadery and hop garden a tour of the gardens and brewery give you full insight into how these delicious seasonal beers, honey wines and melomels are created. Willie Simpson’s beers are a long way from the usual tastes of big, brewery draughts, they need to be tasted to be believed! Included on our tour: A special beer tour experience with tailored beer tastings.

Spreyton cider You can’t visit the Apple Isle and not sample the produce that Tasmania was first so famous for! With 4 generations and over 100 years of experience Spreyton is the perfect place to sample their exquisite ciders. All ciders are made completely in house to ensure the quality and taste and after your first sip you’ll agree it’s a decision well made. Sample 6 of their tree to bottle ciders, a ginger beer and their apple juice and experience the taste for every season! Included on our tour: A Spreyton Cider Tasting Paddle with a range of ciders, 330ml take-away bottle of cider and Apple orchard tour.

Southern Wild Distillery . The pleasure project of a local from Devonport George Burgess has produced gin that could only occur with the clean air of Northern Tasmania, using the clear water of Cradle Mountain snowmelt running through the Dasher and Fisher rivers that give the gin it’s name, and mixed with local botanicals to give layers of flavours and aromas to evoke the very places they were harvested. Now the only thing that remains is to decide where does your heart lie- the Mountain, the Meadow or the Ocean? Included on our tour: A gin and whiskey tasting flight

Stay at Cradle Mountain Lodge for a luxury experience with spectacular views! These cabins are a perfect location to end your night after exploring the regions sights and experiences. Walk along the surrounding board walks and you may even be met with the sight of a wombat, wallaby or possum having a late night snack! Included on our tour: Two nights accommodation, breakfast and an award winning dinner matched with local wine. Entry per person into National Park.

DAY TWO

Cradle Mountain Canyoning is an unforgettable full day experience combining just the right amounts of adrenalin, adventure and rugged wilderness. See Cradle Mountain showcased at it’s best- this trip under-promises and over-delivers every time. So zip up your wetsuit and get ready to jump, slide and abseil through your way through 500 metres of canyon, beneath quartzite cliffs that rise up to 50 metres overhead. Included on our tour: A discounted rate to indulge on this wild experience. THIS EXPERIENCE IS SEASONAL

DOVE LAKE WALK - WINE & CHEESE TASTINGS

Prefer a slower pace to admire the beauty of Cradle Mountain? The Dove Lake Circuit walk may be more your style. This six kilometre sojourn leads through the Ballroom Forest, a cool temperate rainforest full of ancient myrtles, and continues beneath the crags of Cradle Mountain and Little Horn. It’s relatively flat and you may even find yourself joined by a wombat or two. If a short uphill climb takes your fancy, stunning views are afforded at the top of Marion’s Lookout. Not only is it a breathtaking view at the top, it’s a great way to burn off a few calories. Indulge in a picnic hamper of local produce carried in by your guide to create the perfect immersion into this stunning location. Return to the Cradle Mountain Lodge and start unwinding for the night with a special wine and cheese tasting to celebrate the gourmet produce this area is so celebrated for. Indulge in six lovingly handcrafted wines with three delicious local cheeses all while being guided through the stories behind the wine and cheese. Included on our tour: A local hamper light lunch along Dove Lake, a guided tour of Dove Lake, wine and cheese tasting at Cradle Mountain lodge by the open fire.

HELLYERS RESTAURANT

After spending the day seeing all the beauty of Cradle Mountain we settle down for dinner at Hellyer’s Restaurant to indulge in fresh seasonal local produce. Shared plates mean that you don’t have to miss out on tasting a range of delights from the menu, ranging from spectacular seafoods to organic garden delights to their very special peppered steak. All accompanied by locally produced Tasmanian beer or wine it is the perfect end to a perfect day. Included on our tour: Locally inspired Dinner matched with local wine or beer

DAY THREE

CANOEING DOVE LAKE

Having seen the rugged beauty of Dove Lake by foot or by canyoning in the water we set out on day 3 to see it on the water in canoes. This view of Dove Lake and Cradle Mountain will bring you new sights and gliding across the water will make you feel at one with the location. You never know which animals will be spotted from this unique viewpoint. Included on our tour: A discounted rate to indulge on this wild experience.

BARRINGWOOD WINERY

A love affair with wine inspired the origins of Barringwood winery. A long growing season gives these wines an elegance and delicacy in addition to the acidity of the cool climate. Delight in these wines whilst over looking the stunning Don Valley and indulge in simple, handmade, local and seasonal produce for lunch. Included on our tour: Locally inspired lunch and wine

LAUNCESTON

Tasmania’s second largest city sure has a lot to offer! Blessed with its vicinity to local produce you’ll find a place to satisfy any craving you have. A vibrant hub of activity, it has the charm of a small town with all the amenities of a city. Combine this with the stunning Cataract Gorge only a short walk from the city centre you’ll be spoilt for choice! Included on our tour: Drop off and pick up at destination of your choice within Launceston Region.

Getting to Tasmania is easy. Regular flights to Hobart and Launceston are available with Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Qantas, departing most Australian capital cities with a flight time of 1 – 2 hours.

Eat and Drink Van Diemans Tour will pick up and drop off from Salamanca Place, Hobart.

Rugged Indulgence Tour will pick up and drop off from The Launceston Gorge carpark, West Launceston.

Need Flights? We have a dedicated team who are able to assist with all your flight requirements. If you need a stopover or are looking at travelling to more destinations, our team can help. Contact our flights concierge team using the phone number on our website.