This day tour starts and finishes in Launceston and takes you up to the central Tasmanian plateau to see Cradle Mountain. You'll have over 5 hours here to do walks and explore the area. More than enough time to walk around Dove Lake and explore the walking trails.
All about the 1 Day Launceston to Hobart Tour via Wineglass Bay
Take a one day adventure in Tasmania to the popular Wineglass Bay. Located in the heart of Freycinet National Park Wineglass Bay is a stunning natural destination in Tasmania and has to be at the top of your list when planning a holiday to Tasmania.
We pick you up in Launceston for this Wineglass Bay Tour and drop you off in Hobart at the end of the tour. So this tour is great if you are flying into Launceston and out of Hobart as we take you between the two cities with a great visit to Wineglass Bay in between.
1 Day Launceston to Hobart Tour via Wineglass Bay
Tour itinerary - 1 Days
We depart Launceston ready for an action-packed day out exploring the delights and highlights of the East Coast before finishing our day in Hobart.
Our drive this morning takes us through the well-preserved Georgian townships of Evandale and Campbell Town. We make a short stop in Campbell Town where you can collect some lunch to take along for the day ahead. You will have time to discover the Convict Brick Trail that extends through the town, visit the Red Bridge, and check out the tree sculptures depicting the history of the town.
After a brief stop in Campbell Town we travel to the East Coast, where we catch an amazing view of the area at the Great Oyster Bay Lookout and an opportunity to purchase some fresh oysters plucked from the beautiful surrounding waters.
Once inside Freycinet National Park we begin a series of walks and exploration of the area. We walk as a group to the Wineglass Bay Lookout, a moderate uphill walk of around 45 - 60 minutes. Here the views make the walk well worth the effort!
For the keen walkers, you can continue the walk down to Wineglass Bay beach (2.5 hr return walking time). Once on the beach you have time to take a swim, relax, eat your lunch or meander along the white sands. Or, if you prefer to select the shorter walking option, you can explore other areas of Freycinet with our tour guide. Visit Honeymoon Bay and the Cape Tourville Lighthouse “Great Short Walk”.
We re-group ready for the onward journey to Hobart. Last but certainly not least we stop at Kate’s Berry Farm in the seaside township of Swansea. Here, Kate is serving up delicious Berry Ice-creams and other sweet delights such as jams, sauces, chocolates and jellies.
We return to your Hobart central city accommodation around 6.30 – 7.00pm.
(Airport Drop Offs around 6.00 – 6.30pm – available only with arrangement at time of booking)
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
All tours depart either Hobart or Launceston. Our tours depart the city centre at 7.30am. We provide a free Hotel & Backpacker Hostel pick up service within the central city area. Our pick-up schedule commences from 7.00am. We will advise the correct pickup time to match the accommodation at the time of booking.
Our tour vehicles range in size from a maximum seating capacity of 13 passengers or 20 passengers.
This tour is suitable for those over 8 years old.
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