Launceston, Bridestowe Lavender, Bay of Fires, Wineglass Bay & Ross over two days.

 
  • $515/person/day (based on 2 guests);
  • $395/person/day (based on 3 guests);
  • $315/person/day (based on 4 guests);
Twin share accommodation, nominated attraction and national park entry fees included.

Launceston, Bridestowe Lavender, Bay of Fires, Wineglass Bay & Ross

Explore the history of Launceston before driving to Bridestowe Lavender Farm through fertile agricultural lands, myrtle forests, dairy farms, spectacular waterfalls and reach the pristine beaches and red lichen rocks and clear waters of the East coast at Binalong & Coles Bays.  Continue via the Lake Leake Highway and explore the historic village of Ross before returning to Launceston.

Itinerary

  • Pick up Day 1 from Launceston CBD at 09:00;

  • Drop off Day 2 in Launceston CBD at around18:00;

  • Tour Duration of 2 days of approximately 9 hours duration each day;

  • Includes entry fees to Bridestowe and National Parks. 

 

Day 1

  1. Launceston City:-  A brief introduction to historic Launceston, Australia's third oldest city;

  2. Bridestowe Lavender Farm:-  Seasonal colour between November and late January when harvesting is complete;

  3. Scottsdale & Legerwood:Explore the agricultural areas and the avenue of  wood carvings; 

  4. Pyengana:- Stop for cheese tastings and drive to St Columba Falls with a 90m vertical drop and high flow of water;

  5. Myrtle Forrest:-  Marvel at the age of these fine trees in a brief 15-minute walk in this rainforest area;

  6. Bay of Fires:- Walk along the white squeaky sandy beaches and climb the red lichen covered dolerite rocks near the beach and marvel at the mix of colours and textures;

  7. Bicheno:- Stop overnight at Beachfront Bicheno hotel after visiting the Gulch and Blowhole and take a Penguin Safari after dark;

 

Day 2

  1. Freycinet National Park:- Climb to the top of the Wineglass Bay lookout and drive to the lighthouse at Cape Tourville for spectacular views across the bay and up and down the east coast and explore the holiday village of Coles Bay;

  2. Optional tour from Coles Bay at 09:00 with the spectacular Wineglass Bay Cruise from Coles Bay via Schouten Island and Wineglass Bay with lunch;

  3. Ross:- Drive to Ross village to explore the prettiest colonial Bridge and Churches in the area before returning to Launceston.

  4. Launceston:- Drop off at hotel accommodation.

Tour Inclusions

  • Airport transfers;

  • Pick Up and Drop Off from your Launceston hotel;

  • National Park & Bridestowe Lavender farm entry fees;

  • Penguin safari at Bicheno;

  • Bottled water:

  • Fresh fruit snacks;

  • Morning coffee or tea;

  • 1 night, 3-star accommodation–twin share basis;

  • Welcome drink prior to the evening meal.

 

Tour Exclusions

  • Meals & Beverages;

  • Attraction entry fees;

  • Optional Wineglass Bay cruise.

© 2013 Discover Tasmania Tours | Updated 20 November 2019

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Discover Tasmania Tours offers fully guided wine, native wildlife, scenic & sightseeing day trips from Launceston.

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