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AU/TAS/19EXPED | 5 Night(s) Package

5 Nights Around Tasmania Expedition Drive


Stopover: Hobart, Curringa Farm, Strahan, Cradle Mountain & Launceston

Inclusion


~ 5 Days Hertz Car Rental with Zero Excess, Max coverage - FCAR (Toyota Camry or similar) / FVAR (Kia Carnival or similar for 4A)
~ National Holiday Park Pass (per car basis)
~ 5 Nights Accommodation as below:-
* 1N Salamanca Suites, Mountain View Room (Family Suites for 2A2C,4A)
* 1N Curringa Farm, Self Contained Cottage
* 1N The Strahan Village, Hilltop Standard Room ( 2 rooms for 4A)
* 1N Cradle Mountain Hotel, Standard Queen Room (2 rooms for 4A)
* 1N Adina Place Motel Apartments, Spa Room (2Bedroom room for 2A1C,3A,2A2C,4A)
~ Morning Strahan Gordon River Cruise including lunch (Main Deck - Window Recliner).
~ Day-by-day self drive itinerary prepared by our Aussie Specialist.
~ Option to extend stay.

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1: Hobart
Upon arrival at Hobart Airport, pick up your car from Hertz Car Rental counter at the airport. Today start your sightseeing in Hobart, browse through antique stores, discover stunning arts and crafts, linger over a coffee in one the street cafes, explore the fishing harbour but don't miss Salamanca Markets on Saturday morning. Join a Derwent River Cruise or tour of the famous Cadbury's Chocolate Factory, or visit the Antarctic Adventure Centre.

For dinner, drop off at Fish Frenzy to enjoy the freshest of seafood in the heart of Hobart's historic waterfront precinct! Not only is it famous for its delicious, daily fresh fish and chips, grilled seafood, salads and amazing hot seafood chowder, the fast and friendly service is complemented by the incredible location overlooking the docks and working port.

Overnight in Hobart.

Day 2: Hobart - Richmond - Bonorong - Curringa Farm
Estimated distance: 150km / 2 hours

Early morning visit the old-world village of Richmond less than 30 minutes drive from Hobart. See Australia's oldest freestone road bridge built by convicts in 1823 and Australia's oldest Roman Catholic Church.

En route to Curringa Farm, drop by at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary for a visit. Bonorong is not a zoo, but a sanctuary specialising in the care and rehabilitation of orphaned and injured wildlife while giving visitors an up-close and personal experience. Get to learn about some of species that are sadly now extinct everywhere but Tasmania, which include the Tasmanian Devil, the Eastern Quoll, the Tasmanian Pademelon and the shy Tasmanian Bettong. These four marsupial species have made their last stand Tasmania and other marsupials sadly are at risk of joining that list. (Entry fee applies)

After lunch, depart for Curringa Farm located near Hamilton, an hour from Hobart. Curringa Farm is open daily for farm tours, meals and accommodation. Day tours offer visitors an authentic view of a sheep and cropping farm. See working farm dogs, sheep shearing and environmentally friendly farming practices. Curringa Farm stretches over 300 hectares and is close to Mt Field National Park. Each cottage is fully equipped with kitchens, spa baths, decks, gas barbeques and overlook Lake Meadowbank. Breakfast provisions including homemade bread, bacon and eggs will be provided. Evening provisions, including wine, can also be arranged and charged separately.

Overnight in Curringa Farm.

Day 3: Curringa Farm - Russell Falls - Strahan
Estimated distance: 294km / 4 hours

Early morning depart Curringa Farm for Russell Falls. Russell Falls is one of Tasmania's most treasured and photographed places. The falls delight every visitor and can be reached by an easy track that suits some wheelchair users and those with strollers. Watch out for wildlife along the way, including cute pademelons. Take a break at Lake St Clair, Australia's deepest lake. Visit the historic mining town of Queenstown before driving to the harbourside village of Strahan.

Overnight in Strahan.

Day 4: Strahan - Cradle Mountain
Estimated distance: 142km / 2 hours

Early morning arrive at the Activity Centre, Strahan Wharf, 15 minutes prior to departure for Stahan Gordon River Cruise. Cruise departs the Strahan Activity Centre at 8:30am, returning approx 2:15pm. Step aboard the new Lady Jane Franklin II, the quiet, comfortable way to explore pristine World Heritage Area wilderness. Cruise across Macquarie Harbour to discover the magnificent Gordon River with its ancient Huon pines and perfect Reflections. With floor to ceiling windows, and an expansive glass atrium you will cruise on a 212 passenger luxury catamaran. Lunch will be provided. Journey to Cradle Mountain thereafter.

Overnight in Cradle Mountain.

Day 5: Cradle Mountain - Sheffield - Chudleigh - Evandale - Relbia - Launceston
Estimated distance: 200km / 3 hour 20 minutes

Spend the morning exploring Cradle Mountain, visiting Dove Lake and the Visitor Centre. The awesome beauty of this region is truly inspiring.

En route to Launceton, stop by at Sheffield, as known as the "Town of Murals". Delightful murals are painted on the side walls of most of the buildings throughout the town. Experience history told through art, as you wander through the outdoor art gallery.

Thereafter, visit to the The Honey Farm at Chudleigh to taste up to 50 different varieties of honey including Tasmania's famous Leatherwood honey.

Lunch visit to Tasmanian Gourmet Sauce Company, a production and tasting centre near Evandale, 20 minutes drive south of Launceston. Enjoy free tastings of all the different sauces and fill up you bags with a variety of berry fruit sauces, chocolate sauces, apricot chutney, Cumberland sauce and even the Thai Chilli sauce!

En route visit to Josef Chromy Winery at Relbia to purchase their award winning Chardonnay before arriving into Launceston. Do remember to request for bubble wrapping for convenience of shipping your wines home!

Overnight in Launceston.

Day 6: Launceston

Check out of hotel and proceed to Launceston Airport for your departure flight back home!

Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)
*** CAR RENTAL EXTENSION RATES IN THB PER DAY ***
Valid for car pickup from Airport with Zero Excess (Max Coverage)
VALIDITYCAR MODEL (GUIDE ONLY)DAILY RATES FOR RENTAL FOR 4-6 DAYS DAILY RATES FOR RENTAL FOR 7+ DAYS
01 Apr - 30 NovGroup D - Toyota Camry Sedan or similar23002100
01 Apr - 30 NovGroup T - Kia Carnival or similar27002600




01 Dec - 31 Mar (NOT applicable 20Dec-15Jan)Group D - Toyota Camry Sedan or similar24002200
01 Dec - 31 Mar (NOT applicable 20Dec-15Jan)Group T - Kia Carnival or similar28002700

20Dec - 15JanGroup D - Toyota Camry Sedan or similar52004300
20Dec - 15JanGroup T - Kia Carnival or similar60005100


Important Notes


~ Valid for travel to be completed by 31 Mar 20.
~ Code: DIRECT; PARKPASS/TE
~ Airfare is NOT included in this package.
~ Minimum age for renting car used in this package is 26. A surcharge applies for renters between 21-25 years of AUD16.50 per day, to be paid directly to Hertz at the time of rental.
~ Hertz Australia will rent to drivers that present a current drivers licence and have held that licence for 12 months.
~ Car parking in some hotels/attractions are chargeable and they are NOT included in package.
~ Confirmation is subject to room and seats availability.
~ Strict cancellation policy apply once booking is confirmed.
~ Price for child is valid when sharing with 2 adults using existing bedding.
~ Payment may be made in Thai Baht by cash and credit card only.
~ Due to fluctuation on currency exchange, prices are subject to change without prior notice.


Surcharges (Airlines / Hotels)


Above prices quoted exclude the following surcharges which will be collected upon confirmation of package:

~ Hotel high season surcharge applies as follows:-
* Salamanca Suites at THB1800 per Studio Apartment / THB3500 per 2 Bedroom Apartment per night for stay on/between 01Apr - 30Apr'19.
* Salamanca Suites at THB2000 per Studio Apartment / THB3700 per 2 Bedroom Apartment per night for stay on/between 01Oct - 31Mar'20.
* Adina Place Motel Apartments at THB700 per Spa Room / THB900 per 2 Bedroom per night for stay on/between 01Apr'19 - 30Apr'19 & 01Oct'19 - 30Nov'19.
* Cradle Mountain Hotel at THB1700 per room per night for stay on/between 01Apr'19 - 30Apr'19 & 28Sep'19 - 30Nov'19 (2 rooms for 4A).
* Cradle Mountain Hotel at THB1900 per room per night for stay on/between 25Dec'19 - 29Jan'20 (2 rooms for 4A).
* Strahan Village at THB500 per room per night for stay on/between 01Apr'19 - 30Apr'19.
* Strahan Village at THB1000 per room per night for stay on/between 28Sep'19 - 30Nov'19.

~ Surcharge of THB1000 per adult and THB900 per child on Gordon River Cruise for trave on 25Dec'19.
~ Hertz Car Rental High Season's surcharge of THB2600 per Group D car per day AND THB3000 per Group T car per day for rental on/between 20Dec'19 - 15Jan'20.
~ One way drop off charge applies for car return to another city - Approx A$40 (payable direct).

TRAVEL START DATE


Choose your hotel room
Room Type
Hotel Rating
Adult
Child

Passenger(s) Bedding and Room(s)

Remarks


Above prices quoted exclude the following surcharges which will be collected upon confirmation of package:

~ Hotel high season surcharge applies as follows:-
* Salamanca Suites at THB1800 per Studio Apartment / THB3500 per 2 Bedroom Apartment per night for stay on/between 01Apr - 30Apr'19.
* Salamanca Suites at THB2000 per Studio Apartment / THB3700 per 2 Bedroom Apartment per night for stay on/between 01Oct - 31Mar'20.
* Adina Place Motel Apartments at THB700 per Spa Room / THB900 per 2 Bedroom per night for stay on/between 01Apr'19 - 30Apr'19 & 01Oct'19 - 30Nov'19.
* Cradle Mountain Hotel at THB1700 per room per night for stay on/between 01Apr'19 - 30Apr'19 & 28Sep'19 - 30Nov'19 (2 rooms for 4A).
* Cradle Mountain Hotel at THB1900 per room per night for stay on/between 25Dec'19 - 29Jan'20 (2 rooms for 4A).
* Strahan Village at THB500 per room per night for stay on/between 01Apr'19 - 30Apr'19.
* Strahan Village at THB1000 per room per night for stay on/between 28Sep'19 - 30Nov'19.

~ Surcharge of THB1000 per adult and THB900 per child on Gordon River Cruise for trave on 25Dec'19.
~ Hertz Car Rental High Season's surcharge of THB2600 per Group D car per day AND THB3000 per Group T car per day for rental on/between 20Dec'19 - 15Jan'20.
~ One way drop off charge applies for car return to another city - Approx A$40 (payable direct).

Room Type 5 Nights Around Tasmania Expedition Drive
Adult (A) Child (C)
1A 2A 3A 4A 1A1C 2A1C 2A2C
2019-04-01 ~ 2019-11-30
As per itinerary 41200 22600 18600 17700 20600 6000 6300
2019-12-01 ~ 2020-03-31
As per itinerary 46100 25100 20300 20100 23100 6100 7300
Price per person in THB

Additional Information / Supplement

(Subject to change without prior notice)
*** CAR RENTAL EXTENSION RATES IN THB PER DAY ***
Valid for car pickup from Airport with Zero Excess (Max Coverage)