Freycinet & Wineglass Bay
Selected as one of National Geographic Traveler magazine’s '50 Tours of a Lifetime' this complete active adventure traverses all the must‑see highlights of Tasmania's spectacular East Coast. With a combination of vehicle supported cycling, kayaking and walking you will make the absolute most of this adventure playground.
Over six days you will cycle through picturesque rural landscape, past vineyards and lush orchards, along stunning coastline, and down deep forested valleys. You will kayak the sparkling aquamarine waters of Freycinet National Park and walk to one of the world's most beautiful beaches - Wineglass Bay. You'll catch a ferry to Maria Island and spend two days discovering the rich history, world class scenery and extremely friendly wildlife. A drive to the summit of Kunanyi (Mt Wellington) and a short walk into Hobart is the fitting conclusion to this fun filled trip. This tour caters to a wide range of fitness levels, with the constant support of guides and vehicle meaning you can complete as many or as few kilometres as your please.
Each day we make the most of the great outdoors, and each evening is spent celebrating and relaxing over a delicious 3‑course meal showcasing the finest of Tasmania's famous produce. Join us on this active and thoroughly rewarding tour of Tasmania.
Over nine action packed days you will explore the breathtaking coastline of Tasmania from the spectacular Bay of Fires in the North to the staggering cliffs and historical sites of the Tasman Peninsular in the South. With a combination of vehicle supported cycling, kayaking and walking you will make the absolute most of this adventure playground.
The 9 day walk, cycle & kayak adventure is packed with all the must‑see highlights of Tasmania's spectacular East Coast, including Bay of Fires, Douglas Apsley National Park, Freycinet National Park, Tasman Peninsula and Three Capes. This tour is designed to cater to a wide range of experiences and fitness levels and the constant presence and support of professional guides provides you with the option of completing as many or as few kilometres as you please during each day.
The tour is fully vehicle supported so you can walk, cycle & kayak as much as you like. You only need to carry a day pack.
Accommodation is included each night. All meals are included for the duration of the walk, cycle and kayak tour as well as pickup from Launceston and dropoff in Hobart. Small groups of 12 walkers are hosted by two guides. All guides are highly experienced and knowledgeable.
No two days will be the same as you uncover the gems of the region through a diverse array of activities. From cycling along stunning beach vistas, lunching in a boutique brewery, walking through tranquil forests and kayaking in the picturesque Coles Bay, all of your senses will be transported on a journey of discovery which is sure to remain a highlight for years to come.
This 8-day Tasmania's East Coast trekking tour incorporates some of Tasmania's most stunning scenery and offer you a great opportunity to explore the highlights of the magical Tasmania's East Coast. Traverse spectacular fiery red rock beaches of the Bay of Fires and Mt William National Park, admire the dramatic granite peaks and crystal-clear waters of Freycinet and Wineglass Bay, discover Maria Island - Tasmania's Noah's Ark, witness the towering clifftops and amazing rock formations of the Three Capes and Tasman Peninsula region. Your finale is an exhilarating ride on an award-winning cruise to get close to the spectacular rock formations along the coastline and seals. This moderately challenging itinerary will reward you with some of Tasmania's most arresting scenery.
Departing from Launceston, you'll begin first three day walking in Bay of Fires on the northernmost section of Mount William National Park. From its long beaches to teeming wildlife, unique history and abundant flora, Mt William National Park is a place of constant fascination. From here you'll explore iconic sights such as Boulder Point, Cobbler Rocks, Cod Bay, the pink granite lighthouse at Eddystone Point, and beautiful Anson's Bay across sand and headlands encountering some rocky trails.
On Day 4, you'll head to 100 years old Freycinet National Park. Walk Wineglass Bay beach and Hazard’s beach on a circuit track and visit the world-famous pink granite beaches and contrasting white quartz beaches. Finish the stunning day with tasting of local oysters and mussels at locally owned Freycinet Marine Farm.
Day 5 you'll start with a boat ride across to Maria Island and then take an easy Fossil Cliffs walk, which offers you an insight into the past environments of Maria Island.
You'll hike and explore Three Capes and Tasman Peninsula region on the last three days. The Three Capes walk is rated moderate to hard, with rocky surfaces and many steps and climbs. On Day 8, you'll enjoy a 3-hour award-winning cruise passing close by the spectacular rock formations along the coastline.
Your package includes 7 nights' accommodation on a twin share basis (single supplement available at additional expense), guided walks each day with experienced guides, meals and snacks, transport each day, and pickup from Launceston and drop-off Hobart.
The walk is fully supported and you only need to carry a day pack.
Embark on a journey of discovery and inspired by the stunning natural environment.
The Freycinet and Wineglass Bay Luxury Walk covers the entire length of the Freycinet Peninsula on Tasmania's east coast. Walk through the pink granite Hazard Mountains and rich coastal forests to the pure white sand beaches of Wineglass Bay. Discover forests of towering white gums where you and your walking companions, a maximum of 10. Spend each night at the award-winning Friendly Beaches Lodge, nestled in its own secluded sanctuary, where delicious, candle-lit meals, steaming hot showers, deep baths and comfortable beds await.
The four-day walk will take you off the beaten track to remote and rarely explored corners of the Freycinet National Park. Discover diverse marine and wildlife, nesting lagoons, wildflowers and other unique flora and fauna led by engaging and knowledgeable guides. Travel in the footsteps of the Oyster Bay Tribe, walking the same ancient tracks trodden some 30,000 years ago. Go by boat into remote and rarely explored corners of the Freycinet National Park.You'll feel like the only souls on Earth. You'll also have opportunity to go fishing, swimming and snorkelling and travel to uninhabited Schouten island.
Choose between challenging mountain climbs or more leisurely coastal routes before regrouping at the end of the day. You'll also travel light, needing only to carry your camera and a small day-pack for lunch.
Welcomed each evening to the award winning Friendly Beaches Lodge and unpack just once and sleep blissfully in private, comfortable rooms with warm, goose down doonas and quality, Egyptian cotton sheets. You'll enjoy stunning architecture and friendly genuine service. Hosts provide delicious meals using the best of Tasmanian produce; freshly caught flathead, local oysters, handmade chocolates, fresh fruit and premium Tasmanian wine and cheese.
Experience Freycinet from a truly unparalleled perspective.
The scenery of Tasmania's east coast is best explored on foot or from the turquoise waters of the ocean below. On this extraordinary experience, hike the incredible landscapes of the Tasman Peninsula, Maria Island and Freycinet Peninsula and, by night, sleep on board a luxury ketch and admire the magnificent coastline from the deck each morning.
During this 6-day fully guided experience you'll visit Fortescue Bay where you will climb a track to the stunning dolerite sea cliffs the Tasman Peninsula is known for. Admire breathtaking views of dramatic rock formations, such as the Candlestick and the Totem Pole. You'll sail around the Forestier Peninsula, following in the path of early European explorers such as Tasman, du Fresne and Baudin. You'll discover Maria Island, home of the World Heritage-listed convict site of Darlington, once populated with prisoners, which is now home to an array of architectural relics and abundant wildlife. Visit sights such as the Bishop & Clerk Peaks, Fossil Bay and admire views toward Schouten Island and Freycinet Peninsula. You can also learn more about the island's unique Aboriginal, convict and industrial histories whilst exploring the Darlington precinct. During this 6-day adventure you'll visit Schouten Island, hike through Tasmanian Blue Gum forests, admire native wildflowers, marvel at the unique pink granite Hazards Mountains and take in the striking and iconic splendor of Wineglass Bay. This highly adaptable itinerary has been designed to suit walkers of every ability and level of fitness.
Drift to sleep each night on board the Lady Eugenie, a 23 metre luxury ketch. Lady Eugenie's spacious decks are the perfect setting for relaxing whilst taking in the stunning scenery. During the evening, you can dine on delicious meals made from local produce in the comfortable saloon before retiring to your private cabin.
This luxury holiday includes return transfers from/to Hobart, all nights aboard the 'Lady Eugenie' on a twin share basis and all meals as well as a National Park pass, backpack and weather proof jacket for the duration of the walk and two qualified guides and a skipper for the duration of the walk.
Explore the rugged beauty of Tasmania’s East Coast from land and sea. Discover the history, culture, wildlife and geology of this remarkable region on a 6-day escape of unforgettable quality.
Explore one of the world’s most breathtaking regions on this incredible 4-day experience. Discover Freycinet Peninsula and Maria Island on foot. To reach each spectacular location, you will sail aboard a 23 metre luxury ketch, Lady Eugenie. Each morning, you'll gain a unique perspective of the coastline from on board, before exploring the area on foot.
You begin your journey in Hobart, here you will be transferred to the fishing port town of Triabunna where you will board a 23 metre luxury yacht, your base for the next 4 days, and set sail across the Mercury Passage for Maria Island, home of the World Heritage-listed convict site of Darlington. Once populated with prisoners, it is now home to an array of architectural relics and abundant wildlife. Take in the sights such as the Bishop & Clerk Peaks, Fossil Bay and admire views toward Schouten Island and Freycinet Peninsula. For those wanting a more relaxed adventure, you can visit the beautiful sandstone patterns and structures of the Painted Cliffs. You will also learn more about the island’s unique Aboriginal, convict and industrial histories whilst exploring the Darlington precinct. During this 4-day adventure you’ll visit Schouten Island, traverse Tasmanian Blue Gum forests, admire native wildflowers in grass fields, marvel at the incredible pink granite Hazards Mountains and take in the striking and iconic splendor of Wineglass Bay. This highly adaptable itinerary has been designed to suit walkers of every ability and level of fitness.
You’ll be lulled to sleep by the gentle ocean waves each night on board the Lady Eugenie. Lady Eugenie's spacious decks are the perfect setting for relaxing whilst taking in the stunning scenery of Tasmania's east coast. During the evening, you can dine on delicious meals made from local produce in the comfortable saloon before retiring to your private cabin.
This luxury package includes return transfers from/to Hobart, all nights aboard the 'Lady Eugenie' on a twin share basis and all meals as well as a National Park pass, backpack and weather proof jacket for the duration of the walk and two qualified guides and a skipper for the duration of the walk.
The ideal combination of exertion and relaxation is yours to enjoy on this incredible 4-day escape. Explore the rugged beauty of Tasmania’s East Coast from land and sea and take home lifelong memories of this spellbinding part of Australia.