Sydney & Tasmania Discovery
13 night Australian multi-centre
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Holiday Highlights
  • FREE Sydney sights, Kings cross & Bondi Beach trip
  • 10 day Grand Circle Tasmania self-drive tour
Overview
This fantastic Australia multi-centre holiday consits of 4 nights in Sydney and a 10 day self-drive tour of Tasmania

10 day grand circle self-drive tour- This wonderful 10 day self drive takes in everything you would want to do in Tasmania. Highlights of the drive include, cruising the pristine wilderness of the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, admiring the jagged contours of Cradle Mountain, exploring the Cataract Gorge in Launceston and visiting the formal penal colony at Port Arthur.

We are currently offering £300 per person discount and a FREE Sydney sights, Kings Cross & Bondi Beach trip -A great introduction to this most multicultural, vibrant and beautiful of cities, this Sydney City Tour gives you a flavour of the culture and major attractions.

The city tour will show you the fast paced style and vibrance of this spectacular city. Tour through the historic Rocks area and take in views of the Opera House, Hyde Park, St Mary’s Cathedral, Parliament House and the Art Gallery before heading under the Harbour Bridge to Mrs MacQuarie’s Chair. Carved from a rock ledge for Governor Lachlan Macquarie's wife, the site affords great views of the harbour and Harbour Bridge. Continue to The Gap where you will be treated to stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and then head to Bondi, Australia’s most famous surf beach. Your tour ends with a drive through the cosmopolitan suburb of Kings Cross, Paddington and the exclusive Eastern Suburbs.

What's Included
  • International flights & Internal flight
  • All airport fees & taxes
  • 4 nights in Sydney
  • 10 day Grand Circle Tasmania self-drive tour
  • FREE Sydney sights, Kings cross & Bondi Beach trip
  • £300 per person discount
Itinerary
Day by day

Day 1 London to Sydney

Flight over night from London to Sydney

Day 2 Sydney

Arrive at Sydney airport and pick up your hire car. Drive to your hotel and check-in. Enjoy the rest of of the day at leisure.

Day 3 – 6 Sydney

You have 3 full days to enjoy your time in Sydney at your own pace. Suggested highlights include scaling the Sydney Harbour Bridge, touring the Sydney Opera House, learning to Surf at Bondi Beach or seeing the city from the skies with Sydney Seaplanes. Make sure you take advantage of your FREE excursion - A great introduction to this most multicultural, vibrant and beautiful of cities, this Sydney City Tour gives you a flavour of the culture and major attractions.

The city tour will show you the fast paced style and vibrance of this spectacular city. Tour through the historic Rocks area and take in views of the Opera House, Hyde Park, St Mary’s Cathedral, Parliament House and the Art Gallery before heading under the Harbour Bridge to Mrs MacQuarie’s Chair. Carved from a rock ledge for Governor Lachlan Macquarie's wife, the site affords great views of the harbour and Harbour Bridge. Continue to The Gap where you will be treated to stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and then head to Bondi, Australia’s most famous surf beach. Your tour ends with a drive through the cosmopolitan suburb of Kings Cross, Paddington and the exclusive Eastern Suburbs.

Day 6 Sydney to Hobart (Tasmania) to Strahan

This morning make your way to the airport ready for your internal flight to Hobart. Pick up your car from the airport and travel along the Lyell Highway across the centre of Tasmania to Strahan, passing through the lush scenery of the World Heritage Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, a huge expanse of mainly impenetrable rainforest. Perhaps take the short scenic walk to Donaghys Hill which is rewarded with spectacular views of the Franklin River Valley and Frenchmans Cap.

Hotel: Strahan Village (Hilltop Standard Room - R/O)

Day 7 Strahan & Gordon River cruise

Today you are booked on a spectacular Gordon River lunch cruise through the unspoilt scenery of what is one of the world's last great wilderness areas.

Day 8 Strahan to Cradle Mountain

Travel north to the small town of Zeehan, named after Abel Tasman's ship and now a classified historic town. From Zeehan continue to Rosebery and then to Cradle Mountain National Park

Hotel: Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge (Pencil Pine Cabin Incl Full Bfast)

Day 9 Cradle Mountain

Relax and enjoy the peace of this remote area. Look out for wildlife on the walking route around Dove Lake which sits in the shadow of Cradle Mountain's jagged contours. Local activity programmes include guided walks and eco-tours.

Hotel: Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge (Pencil Pine Cabin Incl Full Bfast)

Day 10 Cradle Mountain to Launceston

Drive through the attractive foothills of Mount Roland on the direct, scenic route to Launceston where you are free to relax. Perhaps visit beautiful Cataract Gorge, just 15 minutes' walk from the centre.

Hotel: Quality Hotel Colonial Launceston (Standard Queen Room R/O)

Day 11-12 Launceston to Freycinet

Explore the spectacular beaches of the Bay of Fires and travel the tranquil coast to Freycinet National Park. Full day to explore; go kayaking, take a cruise or hike to the spectacular curved sandy beach at Wineglass Bay. Note: Guests must purchase a national park pass locally, which costs approx. $24 per vehicle per 24-hour period.

Hotel: Freycinet Lodge (1 Room Cabin Incl Full Breakfast)

Day 13 Freycinet to Port Arthur

Drive across the narrow isthmus at Eaglehawk Neck where a chain of dogs used to be stationed to capture any escaped prisoners from Port Arthur, the infamous former convict settlement. Entrance is included to the historic and extensive convictera ruins, still atmospheric today.

Hotel : Stewarts Bay Lodge (1 Bedroom Cabin Incl Full Breakfast)

Day 14 Port Arthur to Hobart

Maybe take a harbour cruise or guided walk around Port Arthur. Enjoy the scenic Tasman Peninsula before driving back to historic Hobart where you're free to explore.

Hotel: Travelodge Hotel Hobart (Guest Room R/O)

Day 15: Hobart to London

Your tour concludes today. Note: Return your car by the same time it was picked up on day one to avoid additional charges. Your flight will depart from Hobart so make sure you are there in time to check in.

Day 16 London

Arrive back into the UK after an amazing holiday.

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