Wine Vacation Deal | Tasmania Wine & Australian Icons

Wine Vacation Deal | Tasmania Wine & Australian Icons

11 Days Tasmania Wine & Australian Icons from $1,695*

Highlights & Inclusions:
  • 11 Days/ 9 Nights, Australia
  • Free and Independent Travel (Not a Group Tour)
  • Fully Customizable to Your Needs
  • Accommodation: Melbourne (1 Night), Launceston (2), Hobart (3), Cairns (3)
  • Australian Domestic Flights: Melbourne to Launceston, Hobart to Cairns, Cairns to Brisbane
  • Tours Included:
    • Launceston, Tasmania: Behind the Label at Josef Chromy
    • Launceston to Hobart via Wineglass Bay Nature Tour
    • Hobart: Wine Meets Art Tour & Taste at Moorilla and MONA
  • Shuttle Transfers: Melbourne Airport to Accommodation (Return), Launceston Airport to Accommodation, Cairns Airport to Accommodation (Return)
  • Private Transfer: Hobart Accommodation to Airport
  • International Flights: Los Angeles to Melbourne, Brisbane to Los Angeles, Not Included, please inquire for current sale pricing.
  • US Domestic Flights: Are not included, but can be included on request.

 

To Book: 888-359-2877 (M-F, 8:30am-5pm CT USA)

Permitted USA Departure Dates: Select Dates March 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021.

Starting Price can be found departing the USA: Select Dates April – August 2020 (Fall/Winter).

Booking Code: ST-TW1

Deal Expires March 27, 2020

Trip Details

When was the last time you enjoyed the finer things in life?

Was it a glass of wine with a bite of cheese, or a nibble of chocolate? A stroll through untouched nature, listening to uninterrupted birdsong and the rustle of leaves?

You take a moment here and there to indulge yourself. But now is the moment to indulge every sense and embark on a journey of exquisite experiences.

That is what Australia promises.

With burgeoning food and wine destinations, world-renowned museums and nature unlike anywhere else on Earth, Australia invites you to live like every day is a moment of indulgence. Sample the best of Australia with our Tasmania Wine & Australian Icons vacation package!

Melbourne

Start your trip with a night in Melbourne, a city where cultural pursuits are woven into the fabric of everyday life. Its exquisite food and coffee scene sets trends around the world. Local art galleries are supported by world-class museums and venues, drawing visitors from all over the globe. Your night in Melbourne allows you to dip your toes into the scene, sure to leave you wanting more.

Launceston

Cataract Gorge credit Pete Harmsen

Cataract Gorge, Launceston. Photo: Pete Harmsen

The next morning you’ll board a quick flight to Launceston. This is Tasmania’s second largest city, and one of Australia’s oldest settlements. 

Nestled along the scenic Tamar River, Launceston is a blend of natural beauty, historic Victorian architecture and a passion for only the best of Tasmania’s food and wine.

Its country charm is heightened by gourmet food and award-winning wines produced by the neighboring Tamar Valley, Tasmania’s premium wine region. Exceptional wines, artisanal cheeses, craft beer, truffles and other delicacies are at your fingertips, waiting to be tasted.

With the Tamar River streaming serenely past vineyards, estates and pastures, you’ll feel transported into a world where every day is all about the simple pleasures in life.

You’ll spend 2 nights in Launceston, with the vibrant city center at your doorstep. Your 5-star boutique accommodation sits on the banks of the Tamar River, transformed from four repurposed grain silos. Features include:

Complemented with an industrial-chic look that emanates tasteful luxury, this accommodation feels straight out of the glossy pages of a travel magazine.

As you step outside, breathe in the clean Tasmanian air to greet an exquisite day of wine touring!

Josef Chromy Wines credit Tourism Tasmania and Rob Burnett

Josef Chromy Wines. Photo: Tourism Tasmania and Rob Burnett

Josef Chromy Wines, just 15 minutes from Launceston, welcomes you to its Behind the Label experience. One of Australia’s Ultimate Winery Experiences, you’ll learn about the vineyard’s grapes, hear the inspiring story of founder Josef Chromy, and sample wines straight from the barrel.

Of course, the wine continues to flow as you enjoy an included 2-course lunch of Tasmanian produce paired with matching wines.

Your next day in Launceston is free to relax, indulge or explore!

Now it’s time to see one of Tasmania’s most spectacular natural features.

Hobart

You’ll travel from Launceston to Hobart in a 1 day, small group nature tour through Wineglass Bay and Freycinet National Park. Traverse through pristine bushland, follow guided walking trails and be rewarded with picture-perfect views of stunning Wineglass Bay.

Wineglass Bay credit Tourism Tasmania

Wineglass Bay. Photo: Tourism Tasmania

Arrive into Hobart just as the evening sets in. Nestled against clean waterways at the foot of majestic Mount Wellington, Hobart is primed for fresh seafood, premium whiskey and wines. Enjoy a free day to explore waterfront cafes, restaurants and art galleries where Hobart’s vibrant food and art scene thrives.

Hobart is also home to one of the world’s most unique and controversial art museums – the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA). Its playful vibe and eccentricities draw visitors from around the world to view its exhibits, ranging from modern masterpieces to the macabre abstract. Located on the banks of the River Derwent, MONA also features a haute-cuisine restaurant, Moorilla winery and vineyard.

Your second day in Hobart will take you right to the heart of MONA with a Wine Meets Art Tour and Taste experience. Explore the museum before enjoying a wine-paired lunch and private guided tour of Moorilla winery with tastings.

Cairns

After your 5 day stay in Tasmania, jet off to the warm tropics of the Queensland, Australia’s sunshine state. Arrive in Cairns, the gateway city to the Great Barrier Reef, for a 3 nights stay in tropical paradise. Your days are free to explore this corner of Australia’s World Heritage-listed wonders: the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest.

Let yourself surrender to the warm vibes of Cairns, where every day feels like the weekend, and toast to the end of a rejuvenating holiday in Australia. Once you get back from your trip, you’ll be ready for anything.

Want to see more of Australia? We can customize this trip itinerary to include more of what you want to see, or less of what you don’t. That means if you want to add a few days in Sydney or visit more wineries in Tasmania, we’ll customize your itinerary to make your own unique vacation.

Putting all the parts of a trip around the world in motion can be tough. From booking flights and hotels to communicating with shuttle services and tours, making sure everything is perfect can be a full-time job.

Luckily, that is our full-time job! Give us a call today at 888-359-2877 (M – F 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) and let us send you on the trip of a lifetime.

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