Consider yourself a bit of a foodie? This escorted tour is the one for you! Embark on the adventure of a lifetime during this 7-day culinary-centred Tasmania tour from Hobart to Launceston.Starting in Hobart, your holiday will begin with a full-day Bruny Island tour, where you'll enjoy some of the island's best local produce, which may include oysters, cheese, berries, wine and spirits. From there, you'll enjoy participating in a masterclass at Federation Artisan Chocolate, where you'll learn all about the chocolate-making process and enjoy some tastings.Travel through the central highlands of Tasmania, as you make your way to Scamander, stopping at a whiskey distillery along the way. Start the morning with a walk along the famous Bay of Fires, before a local jam making demonstration at Eureka Farm. As you journey towards Launceston, visit Pyengana Dairy for a cheese tasting, followed by a visit to the beautiful Bridestowe Lavender farm and a final pit stop at a local winery where you'll get to sample their best offerings. If you're itching to experience something new and take your taste buds on a tantalizing adventure of their own, this guided Australian holiday is sure to be a trip like no other.
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- Offer valid through 12/31/2022
- 7 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Hobart||Welcome to Tasmania! Hotel rooms are available for immediate check-in. A pre-night is not required for early check-in. Please schedule flights to arrive by 4pm in time for a welcome meeting and drink featuring local wines and spirits.|
|Day 2||Hobart||This morning, visit the famous Salamanca Market with a chance to meet artisans and taste fresh local produce. After time to explore the market on your own, travel to Bruny Island and enjoy a tasting tour of this rugged island that may include local specialties such as fresh oysters, cheeses, berries, and more. Return to Hobart where your evening is at leisure. (B,L)|
|Day 3||Hobart||This morning, participate in a master class at Federation Artisan Chocolate. Learn the process of making chocolate from bean to bar and enjoy some tastings. Next, visit a working sheep and cropping farm where you will see a sheep shearing demonstration, working dogs rounding up the sheep, and learn about the extensive conservation program on the farm, before sitting down for a freshly prepared lunch. Continue to New Norfolk for an orientation tour. Return to Hobart where the remainder of the day is at leisure. (B,L)|
|Day 4||SCAMANDER||Travel into the scenic central highlands of Tasmania and visit the Australasian Golf Museum, which tells the story of how golf evolved from a crude game into one of Australia's most popular participation sports. Next, visit Old Kempton Distillery, a whiskey distillery located in a beautifully restored 1840's colonial inn. Later, see Oatlands & Callington Flour Mill, the only working example of its type in the southern hemisphere. Before arriving at your hotel, enjoy a leisurely walk on the Grey Mare's Waterfall Trail. Tonight, enjoy a fresh seafood dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)|
|Day 5||SCAMANDER||This morning, stretch your legs on the legendary Bay of Fires Walk and enjoy spectacular views of the sandy white beaches, colorful orange granite boulders, and emerald-blue waters. Next, watch a jam making demonstration at Eureka Farm, growers of fruits and berries. The remainder of the day is at leisure for you to explore more on your own. You may wish to try your hand at fishing, shop for a favorite souvenir, visit the art galleries, or relax and just enjoy this amazing setting. (B)|
|Day 6||Launceston||Start the day with a visit to Pyengana Dairy where you'll join in a cheese making discussion and enjoy a tasting of Australia's heritage farmhouse cheese. Next, visit Bridestowe Lavender Estate for a tour and a lunch of local produce. Then, make a stop at a local winery and find out why Tasmanian wine is among the best in the world. Tonight, your Tour Director hosts a festive farewell dinner featuring local Tassie produce and wine. (B,L,D)|
|Day 7||Launceston||Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)|
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