Australia Vacation Packages: Luxury Tasmania Adventure

Discover the rugged beauty and unique wildlife of Tasmania on this luxurious outdoor adventure!

This Australia Vacation Packages: Luxury Tasmania Adventure was planned for an aunt and nephew team from DC. The wonderful aunt would take each of her nieces and nephews on a trip for their graduation, and this was the choice for her nephew who loved outdoor adventure. Tasmania is a place steeped in history, a place of wild and beautiful landscapes, friendly people and a temperate climate. They were able to walk among Australia’s convict history, as well as witness some of the most beautiful landscapes and some of the most unique wildlife in Australia.

They started their Australia Vacation Packages: Luxury Tasmania Adventure at Saffire Freycinet, Tasmania’s premier luxury lodge. Stylishly designed to show off its stunning natural surroundings, Saffire features breathtaking views of the Hazards mountain range and the rugged Tasmanian coastline. They explored the area on quad bikes, and also took a guided nature tour to encounter Tasmanian Devils in the wild. Back at the lodge, they enjoyed the utmost luxury: exquisite gourmet cuisine, local Tassie and Australian wines, and understated luxury set in one of Australia’s most scenic areas.

Continuing their Australia Vacation Packages: Luxury Tasmania Adventure, they picked up a rental car and drove along the east coast to the capital city of Hobart. Along the way, they were treated to amazing coastal views, beautiful beaches, historical sites, and great local food stops.

In Hobart, they stayed at the Henry Jones Art Hotel, a unique hotel featuring local Tasmanian and Australian art for sale. In Hobart, they strolled along the waterfront and visited the Salamanca Markets for quirky souvenirs. They also took a day trip to the Port Arthur Historical Site to discover Tasmania’s convict settlement history.

All too soon, it was time to head back home. Though their time in Tasmania was short, they saw so much gorgeous and varied scenery and authentic Tassie charm that they had memories to last a lifetime.

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1
Welcome to Tasmania, Australia! Arrive in Hobart and enjoy an air transfer to the luxurious Saffire Freycinet, your home for the next 2 nights. Saffire overlooks the wide expanses of Great Oyster Bay, where migrating whales and dolphins come to play. The dominant view from Saffire’s every window is the pink-hued granite of the peninsula’s Hazards Mountains, providing a spectacular and ever-changing backdrop from morning to nightfall. Enjoy amazing views, a generous relaxation area, and an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary furnishings.
Saffire Freycinet

Day 2
Today is yours to spend at leisure, doing as little or as much as you like. You won’t want to leave your luxurious lodge, yet your natural surroundings are just as magical. With the Freycinet National Park on the doorstep, there’s a world of deserted islands, wild bushland, and secluded beaches to explore. Hop on a quad bike or mountain bike to discover the rugged coastal scenery; wade into the bay to sample deliciously fresh oysters; indulge in a private beach picnic; encounter Tasmanian Devils in the wild; and much more.
Saffire Freycinet

Day 3
Rent a car and drive from Saffire to Hobart. With its captivating colonial history, pristine waterways, rugged mountains and gourmet experiences, the city has something for everyone. Enjoy the contrast of elegant heritage sandstone alongside modern architecture. Explore Salamanca Place, a short walk from the waterfront, with its galleries, theatres, craft shops and restaurants. The Henry Jones Art Hotel is located on Hobart’s waterfront and is Australia’s first dedicated art hotel, featuring Tasmanian and Australian art.
Henry Jones Art Hotel

Day 4
Explore Tasmania’s famous convict settlement site on a small-group day tour as your guide brings its history alive. Visit the famous geological features of the peninsula as you explore the rugged coastline. In the afternoon, travel to the historic village of Richmond, nestled in the Coal River Valley, and take in its well preserved colonial architecture before returning to Hobart.
Henry Jones Art Hotel

Day 5
It’s time to say goodbye to Tasmania! Drive to the airport, where you’ll drop off your rental car and board your flight back home.

About this vacation
Cost Per Person

Does not include the cost of airfare

Based on
5 day stay
2 travelers

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