Wild & Tame Tasmania – Hobart, Launceston and Blue Derby Pods Ride Experience

8 days,

7 nights |

from $3309 per person*

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TOUR CODE: SO19041

Experience Australia’s true wilderness on a three-day soft adventure mountain biking experience combining Tasmania’s world-class Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails network with unique, private pod accommodation and exceptional Tasmanian food and wine. From Hobart, take a scenic flight over the beautiful beaches of the east coast, landing on Maria Island for a wildlife walk and gourmet seafood picnic.  Spend an evening kayaking with platypus in their natural habitat on the Derwent River and in Launceston enjoy cruising into spectacular Cataract Gorge.

  • 4 nights in Hobart at Rydges Hobert in a Manor King room including full breakfast
  • 2 nights in Launceston at The Sebel Launceston in a one Bedroom Suite including full breakfast
  • 2 night Blue Derby Pods Ride Experience
    • This three-day soft adventure mountain biking experience combines Tasmania’s world-class Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails network with unique, private pod accommodation and exceptional Tasmanian food and wine.
  •  9 day Avis Rental Car – automatic Hyundai i20 or similar
  • Par Avion scenic flight with Maria Island stopover & wildlife walk
    • Par Avion Wilderness Tours will take you on a flight over the top of the Freycinet Peninsula on Tasmania’s East Coast to discover pink granite mountains, secluded bays, crystal clear waters and pristine white beaches. Experience the exquisite beauty of Wineglass Bay, Tassie’s most iconic white sand beach, before soaring over the seal colony at Ile Des Phoques towards Maria Island. Here you’ll land and set off on an exploration of the island national park. Wander through forests of beautiful blue and white gums and keep your eyes peeled for rare and endangered species including the swift parrot and Tasmanian devil. Kangaroos and wombats are often spotted roaming freely around the island. In an hour and a half, you’ll discover all of the highlights including the untouched beaches, convict history and remarkable shell fossil beds. Enjoy a gourmet seafood picnic and Tasmanian premium wine before re-boarding the plane for a scenic journey back to Hobart.
  • Platypus House Guided Tour
    • Nestled on the water in the beautiful Tamar Valley, Platypus House offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to watch live Tasmanian Platypuses and Echidnas in daylight conditions and undercover! Wet and cold days are not a problem.
  • Paddle with the Platypus Kayak Adventures
    • Travel downstream by kayak through active platypus feeding pools along the picturesque River Derwent. Retrace the platypus’s 100 million year evolution, discover why & how they thrive on a ‘hidden’ stretch of the River Derwent and gain many opportunities to observe wild platypus transform from shy to playful in their Tasmanian habitat. Sit back and enjoy the soft currents of the river, passing through private farmlands before pause en route to enjoy a locally chef-prepared tasting platter showcasing award-winning and often hand-picked fresh produce.
  • Tamar River Cataract Gorge Cruise
    • Cruise past historical Kings Wharf, Seaport and Launceston’s delightful riverfront precinct. The highlight of the experience is cruising into Launceston’s spectacular Cataract Gorge, engaging the Lady Launceston’s unique electric drive. View the sheer cliffs from your comfortable seat, appreciate the unobstructed views on the multi award winning 1890’s style vessel and enjoy the skippers captivating commentary on the history of this fascinating area.

All trips include 24-hour emergency travel assistance.

Book by:

March 23, 2021

Valid for travel between:

08/01/2020 – 03/31/2021

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*Terms & Conditions (US):

Prices per person based on double occupancy. Not combinable with any other offer or discounted vacation package. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. All prices are in US dollars and correct at time of posting (30 March 2020) All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change. Optional sightseeing package available is at an additional cost and must be pre booked. Airline and hotels frequently change their prices as a result of fare increases and/or fuel surcharges. Prices may increase before full payment for those and other reasons. After full payment, prices are guaranteed except only due to an increase in government imposed taxes or fees. By paying your deposit, you affirmatively agree to the possibility of such increases. Please call for our current prices. Hearing impaired persons may dial 711 (National Relay Service) to contact us at the above number. Tour Code: SO19041. CST#2001136-50

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