Small Group Touring

Tasmania's Food, Whiskey & Wine

Tasmania's Food, Whiskey & Wine.from $3,895.00pp

Various Dates | Hand Picked Hotels | Meals

Tasmania is a place that is best explored like a local. Wine and dine your way through Tassie, sampling the finest local produce, homegrown wine, whiskey and gin, all of which is brought to life by the charismatic locals. Explore the pristine natural wilderness, uncover the unique history and immerse yourself in the must-see highlights. This journey features a max of 22 guests, staggered seating on the couch and the potential to have a double seat if travelling solo. There are new measures in place to allow for comfortable physical distancing all while guests explore close to home.​

MAKE TRAVEL MATTER
BRUNY ISLAND:
Make Travel Matter as your local Pennicott Wilderness guide will discuss the many important conservation projects that are taking place on Bruny Island to ensure this natural environment remains as pristine in years to come as it does today.

Insight Experiences
PONTVILLE:
Why not raise a dram with your fellow travellers during your visit to Shene Estate, home to several world-renowned and awarded whiskeys. Be amazed by the history and beauty of the property which dates to convict days.

Top Rated Highlights
HOBART:
During your sightseeing tour see the historic Cascade Brewery, admire the city panorama from Mt Nelson and stroll around the quaint streets of Battery Point.
CAPE TOURVILLE :
Visit the Cape Tourville Lighthouse and lookout, offering remarkable coastal views.

Authentic Dining
Dining Summary: 5 Breakfast (B), 1 Dinner (D), 3 Dinner with Wine (DW), 3 Lunch (L)
CRANBROOK:
Vist Craigie Knowe Winery, the East Coast’s oldest winery and enjoy a tasting.
NEW NORFOLK:
Enjoy a seasonal three-course lunch at one of Tasmania’s hidden gems. This former mental asylum has now been transformed into the beautiful Agrarian Kitchen Eatery, Owner’s Rodney & Steven dreamed to create a unique space to celebrate locally grown, seasonal produce.
BRUNY ISLAND:
Enjoy sweeping views of Adventure Bay as you savour a delicious lunch at Pennicott’s beachside restaurant.
MEANDER VALLEY:
Enjoy your evening in the heart of the Meander Valley with a three-course homecooked dinner at the historic Red Feather Inn, built by convicts in 1842.
HOBART:
Come together with your fellow travellers and indulge in a Celebration Dinner in one of the local restaurants, toasting your adventures taken and memories made.


Inclusions

  • Accomodation
  • Airport Transfer
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing
  • Some Dinners
  • Some Lunches
  • Transportation

Itinerary

DAY 1
Welcome To Hobart
Insight Choice (Your insight director will offer you a choice of two included experiences)
Your driver meets you at Hobart airport and transfers you to your hotel. Later, travel to New Norfolk following the River Derwent to the Agrarian Kitchen Eatery for your tasty three-course lunch. The restaurant is housed in the town’s historic, former asylum offering vast spaces, large windows and high ceilings and it has become a celebration of local, seasonal produce. Farmers and fishermen provide the high-quality ingredients, the kitchen works its magic, and these, combined with friendly local service create a beautiful and unique dining experience. Next, explore the Hobart area with Insight Choice. Visit the Derwent Estate and sample their signature wines at the historic Limestone cottage cellar door. Alternatively, visit the iconic Museum of New and Old Art, a privately funded collection by David Walsh. Take your time wandering among the unusual exhibits, hear an overview of the various artworks and catch a ferry back to Hobart at your leisure. Tonight enjoy a scrumptious three-course dinner in one of the city’s favourite restaurants.
Included Meals
Lunch, Dinner with Wine
Accommodation
Grand Chancellor Hotel Hobart

DAY 2
Relaxed Start - Bruny Island
This morning after breakfast, meet your Travel Director in the foyer before heading across to the historic Hobart Docks to begin your gourmet day tour of Bruny Island. Today you’ll take in spectacular landscapes, walk upon deserted beaches and taste delicious local produce from across the island. Enjoy a delicious lunch with local wine, beer or cider at Pennicott’s beachside restaurant with sweeping views of Adventure Bay, meet the producers and farmers across the island as you hear their stories and try cheeses, freshly shucked oysters, handmade fudge, honey, wine and more! Make Travel Matter as your Pennicott Wilderness guide will discuss the many important conservation projects that are taking place on the island to ensure this natural environment remains as pristine in years to come as it does today.This afternoon, you’ll make your way back to Hobart for a free evening at leisure for you to explore.
Included Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation
Grand Chancellor Hotel Hobart

DAY 3
Wineries And Freycinet National Park
Enjoy an orientation tour of Hobart and see the historic Cascade Brewery, admire the city panorama from Mt Nelson and stroll around the quaint streets of Battery Point. Cross the River Derwent and travel through valleys and past the Rocky Hills to Boomer Creek Vineyard for a local wine tasting. It’s then onto Craigie Knowe Winery, the East Coast's oldest winery. This family run enterprise continues the vision of founder John Austwick, who planted the first vines in 1979. Sample their wines and enjoy lunch before setting off to your hotel, Freycinet Lodge in the heart of Freycinet National Park. This afternoon you may like to take the 90-minute round trip hike up to the lookout to view the stunning Wineglass Bay, or for those looking for a lighter activity, why not take a leisurely walk around Cape Tourville Lighthouse? Alternatively you may just prefer to enjoy the resort with a stroll along the beach in front of the hotel, or just relax with a wine on the balcony before your BBQ dinner this evening which you will enjoy whilst watching the sun set over magnificent Coles Bay.
Included Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation
Freycinet Lodge, Coles Bay.

DAY 4
Inland Adventures
After breakfast, you’ll travel through the quaint towns of Bicheno and Scamander as you make your way north up the east coast to the world-renowned Bay of Fires. Feel the white sand between your toes as you explore one of the most pristine environments on earth. Head inland past forest reserves and farmlands to riverside Launceston, one of Australia's oldest cities with many Victorian and Georgian buildings. Stay at the unique Peppers Silo Hotel, a heritage former grain silo converted into sophisticated accommodation. Tonight, dine at the historic Red Feather Inn, built by convicts in 1842 and situated in the heart of the stunning Meander Valley. Meet your local host Lydia and indulge in a three-course homecooked dinner.
Included Meals
Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
Accommodation
Peppers Silo Hotel, Launceston

DAY 5
Return To Hobart
This morning journey through the Midlands and visit tranquil Ross, an idyllic village rich in colonial history. Walk amongst its buildings from Australia’s earliest years and cross its 19th century sandstone carved bridge. Continue to historic Shene Estate Distillery, home to Tasmania’s only triple distilled whiskey and embark on a tasting journey of whiskey and gin. Spending time at this property is truly a treat, as you’ll soak in the rich history and beauty while sipping on some of the highest quality whiskey produced. Return to Hobart and come together for a Celebration Dinner.
Included Meals
Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
Accommodation
Grand Chancellor Hotel Hobart

DAY 6
Farewell Hobart
This morning, your trip concludes after breakfast. Take your complimentary transfer to Hobart Airport for your onward journey.
Included Meals
Breakfast


Terms

*Terms & Conditions Apply. Offer is limited, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotion is correct and valid at the time of publication. Travelfix and supplier full booking terms and conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only and not combinable with any other offer (unless stated). All prices are in Australian Dollars based on twin share occupancy unless otherwise stated.

Hotels may charge resort fees or a security bond not included or mentioned in this package, payable direct upon check in. Price is based on a twin-share room type for 2 adults.

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