Rowitta - 5 Days 4 Nights Tour                                                "Rowitta" is the Tasmanian Aboriginal term for "Wombat" 

Immerse yourself in the splendour of Tasmania’s east coast.  This five day tour begins in Launceston and heads to the Bridestowe Lavender Farm.   Explore the spectacular Bay of Fires and the Freycinet Peninsula before finishing in Hobart.  You will see the historical Georgian town of Richmond and head to the fresh environs of the Huon valley, where you will understand where Tasmania gets its friendly reference, the “Apple Isle”.  Get up close and feed kanagaroos and see rare Tasmanian Devils in its natural habitat.  Enjoy many exclusive tastings and behind the scenes experiences.  You will surely depart with lifelong memories of this beautiful island.

 

Highlights

  • Visit the beautiful Binalong Bay, one of our favourite beaches

  • See Tasmanian Devils at Bonorong Wildlife Park

  • Enjoy homemade morning tea amongst apple trees in an exclusive “In Orchard” experience (seasonal)

  • Explore picturesque Cataract Gorge

  • Behind the scenes visit to an oyster farm

  • Behind the scenes visit to a boutique cool climate vineyard

  • Visit the famous Bridestowe Lavender Farm

  • Sample the uniquely Tasmanian Leatherwood Honey

  • Visit Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay

  • Visit an abalone farm with an opportunity to sample and purchase Tasmanian abalones

  • Take a breathtaking, spine tingling aerial view of the Tasmanian eucalypt forest canopy

  • See fairy penguins return to land in its regular night ritual

  • Visit the historical township of Richmond to see Australia’s oldest bridge

  • Highlight Dinner:  Me Wah Restaurant, Tasmania's highest rated award winning chinese restaurant

  • Other lunch and dinners at unique and hidden gems, many are our favourite eateries

 

 

Cataract Gorge Rotunda
Cataract Gorge Rotunda

Launceston - Cataract Gorge
Launceston - Cataract Gorge

Tasmanian Leatherwood Honey
Tasmanian Leatherwood Honey

Cataract Gorge Rotunda
Cataract Gorge Rotunda

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Day 1.  Launceston Cataract Gorge

Meet at Launceston Airport and we head to Launceston, Tasmania’s second largest city. Arrive at the picturesque Cataract Gorge with time to explore the suspension bridge and chairlift. Relax as we enjoy afternoon tea in the lovely manicured gardens. Visit a honey farm and sample the unique Leatherwood Honey harvested from the Tasmanian wilderness.

Accommodation: Country Club Casino, Launceston

 

Bay of Fires
Bay of Fires

Bicheno Fairy Penguins
Bicheno Fairy Penguins

Wineglass Bay
Wineglass Bay

Bay of Fires
Bay of Fires

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Day 2.  Launceston to East Coast

The first stop is the Bridestowe Lavender Farm to experience the largest lavender farm in the southern hemisphere. Passing through the  wilds of North East Tasmania, we stop to sample award winning cheeses.   We then spend time amongst the blue sea, white sand and orange tinged boulders of Binalong Bay.  Finish the day by heading to Bicheno to see fairy penguins head to shore after a day’s feeding.

Accommodation:  Best Western Beachfront Bicheno, Bicheno

 

Wineglass Bay
Wineglass Bay

Tasmanian Abalone
Tasmanian Abalone

Wineglass Bay
Wineglass Bay

Wineglass Bay
Wineglass Bay

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Day 3.  East Coast to Hobart

Wake up in the surrounds of the stunning East Coast, and then head to the even more beautiful Freycinet peninsula.  Explore the white sands and take a walk around the lighthouse at Cape Tourville and be amazed at spectacular coastal views.  Take a “behind the scenes” tour at an Oyster farm.    The amazing coastal views continue as we head down the east coast.  Visit an abalone farm to sample fresh Tasmanian abalone with an opportunity to purchase.

Accommodation: Wrest Point Casino, Hobart

 

Bonorong Wildlife Park
Bonorong Wildlife Park

Richmond Bridge
Richmond Bridge

Tasmania Devil.jpg
Tasmania Devil.jpg

Bonorong Wildlife Park
Bonorong Wildlife Park

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Day 4.  Coal Valley & Richmond

After breakfast we head off to Bonorong Wildlife Park where you have the opportunity to feed the native animals including the Tasmanian Devil.  Visit the oldest working bridge in our next stop at the historic town of Richmond.  Spend time amongst the colonial buildings.  We then head to a boutique cool climate winery for exclusive tastings in a beautiful lakeside setting.

Highlight Dinner: Me Wah Restaurant

Accommodation: Wrest Point Casino, Hobart

 

Option: Flight South West Wilderness (Additional Fee of $290)

 

Franklin
Franklin

Beauty by the Huon River

Apple Trees
Apple Trees

Apple Branches
Apple Branches

Franklin
Franklin

Beauty by the Huon River

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Day 5.  Huon Valley & Departure

Head to the Huon Valley.  Visit a private orchard and have homemade morning tea with an “In Orchard” experience amongst the apple trees. Amber through the fruit trees and pick your own apples (seasonal).   Take in the fresh air before transfer to the airport for your home bound flight.