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Striking Scenery, Unforgettable Landscapes and All Gourmet Meals
Connect with nature as you uncover the iconic natural wonders of Tasmania with a four day/three night guided sail and walk for only $1,999 per person (twin share) instead of $2,990 including all gourmet meals and plush accommodation aboard a 75ft classic sail boat
Allow the elegant Lady Eugenie, a luxury ketch, to gracefully transport you to the shores of unforgettable locations so that you may enjoy your exploratory journey by foot
Discover the spectacular beauty of the east coast as you admire the towering cliff edges of the heritage listed Maria Island, the iconic shores of Schouten Island and the majestic pink granite boulders of the Freycinet Peninsula (See 'Itinerary' tab for more information)
Enjoy your nights aboard the Lady Eugenie and her beautifully maintained teak decks - keep an eye out for dolphins, marine life and magical sunsets before retiring to a comfortable cabin equipped with A/C, private bathrooms, showers, a viewing porthole and either double or twin bedding
No need to worry about getting your preferred dates. The Booking Guarantee means that if you try to make a booking within 14 days from purchase and can't get your preferred dates in the validity period, you can get a full refund
Your package also includes:
Return transfers between the Hobart CBD and the sail base, a National Park entry pass and a group size of no more than 10 participants plus a 50L backpack and Gore-tex jacket to use for the duration of your trip
Gourmet meals designed by the state's most talented chefs and prepared by your impressive guides using fresh local produce bursting with flavour - enjoy breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, with beverages including a carefully selected range of Tasmanian wines served in the evening
Begin your mornings with aromatic tea and coffee, freshly baked bread and seasonal breakfast dishes . Dishes may include cheese and herb muffins with poached eggs, grilled bacon and tomato chutney; Tassie-made granola with fresh poached fruit, berry compote, local yogurt, toast and ham; or smoked salmon and brie baked eggs with fresh herbs and grilled sourdough
Guests can enjoy delectable lunches such as freshly baked vegetable quiche and frittata, an Ashgrove cheese taste pack with fresh focaccia, savoury muffins, fruit and granola bars in addition to Afternoon tea including freshly baked scones with strawberry jam and cream, fudge brownie bites and butter shortbread; fresh Tasmanian oysters, crayfish pate grissini and lavosh or an antipasto platter with roast olives, marinated veggies and crisp breads
Dinners are served aboard the Lady Eugenie in the stunning saloon or on a pristine stretch of beach under the stars - enjoy decadent three course meals with dishes such as lemon and thyme roast chicken or Boks confit pork belly followed by vanilla panna cotta, poached strawberries and dark chocolate sauce or a lemon tart with cream and coulis
An experienced skipper and two guides, each selected for their passion, enthusiasm and deep understanding of the flora, fauna, geology and history of the local area who also have the remarkable ability to prepare gourmet meals in the wilderness
What We Like
Treat your tastebuds to delicacies like grilled asparagus and prosciutto salad, BBQ baked salmon fillet with pepperberry spice or a flavourful summer berry pudding with Meander Valley Clotted Cream - all lovingly prepared by your incredibly talented guides
Along your travels, meet the Australian Fur Seal colony that calls the Isle du Phoques home, hop into the iconic turquoise waters of Wineglass bay for a refreshing swim, stroll through the button grass fields of the East Freycinet Saddle and discover relics of the penal settlement on Maria Island
Set sail across the Mercury Passage, the large sedimentary deposits of Fossil Bay as well as the towering dolerite columns of Bishop & Clerk - if you wish, be sure to ask the friendly skipper for a few pointers on the ins and out of sailing as he'll be sure to teach you a few tricks
You can check all the conditions which apply to this deal by clicking on the "Fine Print" tab above
Offer valid from 5 November 2014 to 25 April 2015
Available Dates: 5 November 2014; 4 December 2014; 7 December 2014; 3 January 2015; 1 February 2015; 4 February 2015; 17 March 2015; 20 March 2015; 22 April 2015; 25 April 2015
Booking Guarantee: Make a booking within 14 days from the date of purchase and if you don't get your preferred dates (within the validity period) we will give you a FULL refund (evidence of attempted booking must be provided to our Support Team via email no more than 2 days after the 14 day period). Refunds are not available if you are unable to secure your preferred dates after the 14 day period
Strictly subject to availability and please book early to lock in your preferred dates. After the booking guarantee period, bookings for specific dates during the validity period will be accepted on a 'first in, best dressed' basis
On departure, please be at the foyer of the Salamanca Inn (10 Gladstone Street, Battery Point) by 7.30am. You will meet your guides and other group members, as well as receive a briefing and gear check. You can expect to return to the Salamanca Inn by 6.00pm or 7.00pm on the fourth day. Airport dropoff is available, please make an enquiry with Wineglass Glass Bay Sail Walk directly when booking
Voucher is valid for one person (twin share). Must be 12 years of age or older
Accommodation is aboard the Lady Eugenie yacht which has five rooms. Two rooms have one double bed, and three have two single beds. All efforts will be made to accommodate the preferred room type; however, due to space limitations, specific room types cannot be guaranteed and are strictly subject to availability
Prices are based on per person twin-share, single travellers will share with another guest of the same gender
Child Policy: Children 11 and under are not permitted as participants on the tour
Strictly no refunds for this voucher for amendments and change of date - fees are at Wineglass Bay Sail Walk's discretion/policy
Please note guests must be 18+ for alcohol consumption. Guests will be provided with non-alcoholic beverages and a limited selection of Tasmanian wines at meal time
Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations
The Wineglass Bay Sail Walk involves walking with a back pack (50L) for two hours at the beginning or end of your trip, at other times, a lighter pack may be carried. To enjoy this walk you will need a reasonable level of fitness
Standard group size is ten, minimum group size of four for trip to depart
The Wineglass Glass Bay Sail Walk reserves the right to cancel any trip, due to sea conditions, low guest numbers or other circumstance out of its control. If a trip is cancelled a full refund will be provided for the trip cost however, The Wineglass Glass Bay Sail Walk will not be responsible for reimbursement of cost of flights, accommodation, hire car, meals or any other incidental costs which are or may be incurred in relation to the cancelled trip
Menu items may alter according to seasonal produce and availability. Mentioned meals are used as an example of what guests will enjoy
Please inform the Wineglass Bay Sail Walk of any special dietary requirements on booking
Please have a look at the the Wineglass Bay Sail Walk's FAQ and suggested gear by clicking here or visiting http://www.wineglassbaysailwalk.com.au/trip-essentials
Members are not required to assist with sailing
Nights must be used consecutively
Any unused portion of the package is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for other services or cash
Travel insurance is strongly recommended. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this voucher
Additional expenses such as (but not limited to) flights are not included with this voucher
Value has been determined based on the tour's published rack rates provided and the value of inclusions
All surcharges are payable directly to the Wineglass Bay Sail Walk
All activities and services are subject to availability
Redemption instructions can be found on the voucher
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How to get there
Experiencing the breathtaking beauty of this Tassie walk is easy! Hop on a quick direct flight to Hobart from Melbourne and Sydney or alternatively you can take the car on the Spirit of Tasmania if combining with a longer trip
Wineglass Bay Sail Walk
Wineglass Bay Sail Walk
Our Booking Guarantee is our commitment to you to ensure that you get to travel when you want to travel and not when you have to travel.
And why do we offer this?
Well it's quite simple, we love to travel just as much as you do and we understand that it's hard to find dates to suit your work, family and personal commitments, so we guarantee you that if you can't get the dates you want we will give you a full refund. Yes, that's right...a 100% money back guarantee if you aren't able to book the dates that you want! It can't get much better than that!
How does it work?
It's very simple - make your booking request within 14 days of purchase and if you don't get your preferred dates (within the validity period) you will receive a FULL Refund. If you aren't able to get your preferred dates you'll get a refund directly back to your credit card (or PayPal account).
What do I need to do?
Simply make your booking by e-mail within 14 days of purchase and if you don't get your preferred dates simply contact our support team via email with evidence of your attempted booking - within 16 days from purchase to get a full refund.
Minimal effort for maximum peace of mind! Purchase with confidence and assurance.
Day 1: Hobart - Maria Island including Bishop & Clerk (12kms; 4-5 hours walking)
We begin our journey in Hobart, where you will meet your guides at 7:30am at the Salamanca Inn (10 Gladstone Street, Battery Point). Taking time for a brief gear check, we then board our bus and travel to the fishing port town of Triabunna.
Once there, we board our 23-metre (75-ft) luxury ketch, Lady Eugenie, and set sail across the Mercury Passage for Maria Island. This short morning sail brings us to the World Heritage-listed convict site of Darlington. Once populated with prisoners, it is now home to an array of architectural relics and abundant wildlife.
We pack our lunches and disembark, ready for the ascent of 630m high Bishop & Clerk (4 to 5 hours return). As we traverse the high cliff edge of Fossil Bay, we are afforded sweeping views toward Schouten Island and Freycinet Peninsula, a glimpse of the magnificent journey to come. Perched high atop the dolerite columns of the summit, we enjoy our lunch, with time to ponder the beauty and isolation of this unique landscape.
For those wanting a more relaxed adventure, we visit the beautiful sandstone patterns and structures of the Painted Cliffs. We can also learn more about the island’s unique Aboriginal, convict and industrial histories whilst rambling around the Darlington precinct. In the late afternoon, we retire to the comfort of our luxury yacht for pre-dinner nibbles and a delicious meal prepared by your guides.
Day 2: Maria Island - Schouten Island including Bear Hill (6kms; 3-4 hours walking)
Following a leisurely breakfast on board Lady Eugenie, we set sail, leaving Maria Island and heading north for a 4 hour journey toward the spectacular Schouten Passage. Sailing past the large sedimentary deposits of Fossil Bay and the towering dolerite columns of Bishop & Clerk, we head towards a unique geological beauty: the pink granite boulders and mountains of the Freycinet Peninsula. Along the way, we get an up-close view of an Australian Fur Seal colony that makes its home on the rocky outcrop of Isle du Phoques.
After dropping anchor, we disembark on the secluded Schouten Island. We embark on a scenic 3-hour walk, climbing to the top of Bear Hill. We can also enjoy a more leisurely afternoon relaxing on-board or at the beach, with opportunities for snorkelling and swimming.
Tonight we enjoy a luxury barefoot beach dinner on the secluded shores of Schouten Island, again featuring the finest Tasmanian food and wine.
Day 3: Schouten Island - Wineglass Bay via Cooks Beach & Mt Graham (9kms; 6-7 hours walking)
After a breakfast and a short sail we will step ashore at Cooks Beach, ready for the ascent of Mt Graham, before continuing on to meet the Lady Eugenie at Wineglass Bay. From the shores of Cooks Beach we head inland and ascend through tall Tasmanian Blue Gum forests traversing the button grass fields of the East Freycinet Saddle, dotted with seasonal wildflowers.
The trail descending from Mt Graham and Mt Freycinet takes in spectacular coastal views including the iconic Wineglass Bay, and a variety of vegetation types from button grass sedgelands to sandy coastal heath. There are ample opportunities to indulge in bird watching, photography, hunting for orchids, or simply ambling along enjoying the spectacular scenery.
Upon our arrival at stunning Wineglass Bay there is time for a refreshing swim and stroll along the white sandy beach, before boarding the Lady Eugenie, to relax with a glass of wine and take in the view. We will enjoy canapés and drinks on deck, and share our final night’s gourmet meal under a setting sun by the stunning shores of Wineglass Bay.
Day 4: Wineglass Bay - Hobart (5kms; 3 hours walking)
Our final day begins with breakfast on board Lady Eugenie. After bidding our skipper farewell, we pack all of our belongings into the 50-litre pack provided, and we take a short walk along the shores of Wineglass Bay. We can observe the busy shorebirds and towering forms of the Hazards mountain range above. We ascend gently between pink granite boulders and, taking our lunch trackside, we overlook the white sands and turquoise waters of the beautiful Wineglass Bay below. A steep descent on a well-constructed track brings us back to meet our bus, ready to take us to Hobart. Our return trip travels down Tasmania’s east coast. We visit a Coal River Valley vineyard for canapés and celebratory drinks before returning to Hobart via the Hobart Airport.
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