Hobart to Launceston Full-Day Tour, Freycinet National Park

Day Trips & Excursions in Orford

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An action packed tour day from Hobart to Launceston via the world famous Wineglass Bay and the East Coast. This tour features stunning Coastal landscapes while visiting Freycinet National Park. Freycinet is one of Tasmania’s first National Parks, famous for its spectacular coastal landscapes. Pink Granite Mountains form the backdrop for secluded bays, pristine waters, white sandy beaches, local wildlife and amazing walking trails. Spend about 4-hours within the National park and then travel on to The Freycinet Marine Farm for all those seafood lovers.  While still on the East Coast we make a final stop for the day, where you can refresh and refuel in a friendly and relaxed location.  Try the local hand-crafted Ice creams or perhaps a famous Tasmanian Scallop Pie!  Then it is onwards into Launceston arriving around 6.30pm.
Depart Hobart heading east then following the coastline north. Travel through the seaside towns of Orford and Swansea as you make your way to Freycinet National Park. Freycinet is one of Tasmania’s first National Parks, famous for its rich and stunning coastal landscapes. Pink Granite Mountains form the backdrop for secluded bays, pristine waters, white sandy beaches, local wildlife and amazing walking trails. As you enter the Freycinet area, enjoy a brief stop at the Freycinet Marine Farm for anyone interested in the local oysters fresh from the surrounding pristine waters. Walk as a group to the Wineglass Bay Lookout where your guide will help you take those sought after photographs and offer you some walking options for the day. This walk takes around 1.5-hours, is graded as an easy but uphill walk. For the keen walkers you can continue the walk down to Wineglass beach (2.5-hour return walking time). You have time on this famous beach to take a swim, relax, eat your lunch or meander along the white sands. If you prefer to select the shorter walking option, then you can explore other areas of Freycinet with our tour guide. Visit Honeymoon Bay, Cape Tourville Lighthouse & great short walk. Re-group ready for the journey to Launceston. While still on the East Coast we make a final stop for the day, where you can refresh and refuel in a friendly and relaxed location.  Try the local hand-crafted Ice creams or perhaps a famous Tasmanian Scallop Pie!  Then it is onwards into Launceston arriving around 6.30pm.

What’s included

  • National Park entrance fee
  • Attraction entrance fees
  • Professional guides & interpretative walks
  • Small, friendly groups
  • Central Hobart Hotel & Backpacker Hostel pick up and drop off (No Air BnB pickups available)

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks  (there is an opportunity to purchase lunch along the way such as a bakery style/takeaway lunch.  You are also welcome to bring along your own packed lunch)

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
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