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Tasmania, it's time for a State-cation

12th June 2020

We're excited that Tasmanians can once again experience the joy of travel in our own backyard.

Venture out of the city and explore the towering pink granite mountains and azure waters of Freycinet National Park. Enjoy a wilderness escape at Cradle Mountain. Or visit the elusive and secluded Bruny Island. The holiday you’ve been dreaming of is right here in Tasmania.

We take great pride in curating the best of the best, so we've hand-picked a selection of incredible weekend escapes that you can book and enjoy right now. For a little taste of what's on offer, explore some of our favourites below.

 


Homegrown Tasmania Luxury Road Trip departing Hobart

Start your journey with three nights on Bruny Island, a secluded island destination only 35 minutes drive from Hobart, plus a 20 minute ferry ride. Well known for its wildlife and culinary experiences, there is something  suited to every traveller. Hike through South Bruny National Park, spot seals along the coastline, or indulge in award winning cheeses, smoked fish, fresh oysters and boutique wines. Retire in the evenings to your eco-friendly and sustainable luxury pod at Free Spirit Pods.

Continue your trip with a ferry back to the mainland and drive just over two hours to Huon Valley. Base yourself at Peninsula Experience in your own luxury private House - one of only two available on the 250 acres on Esperance Point - ideal for those seeking seclusion and privacy. Explore the peninsula with an 8km walking track, visit a once flourishing apple orchard at the Apple Shed Museum and Cider House or take in a guided tour of Hastings Caves and thermal springs. Huon Valley offers some of the most memorable nature experiences in Tasmania |Explore the Itinerary here »

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Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge

Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge
Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge

Wildlife experience in Cradle Mountain

Explore true wilderness in one of Australia's most iconic  retreats at Cradle Mountain Lodge. Enjoy a luxury and secluded stay in the Cradle Mountain region with sensational food and wine, indulgent spa treatments and breathtaking scenery. Venture out one evening on an after dark feeding tour to spot some of the local Tassie Devils | 2-night getaway from $355pp*

 

Josef Chromy Wines

Josef Chromy Wines
Josef Chromy Wines

Wine & Dine in Launceston Luxury

Enjoy a getaway to Launceston to explore this vibrant hub of wine and culture. Wine lovers can follow the Tamar River through to Tasmania's wine growing region, Tamar Valley. And culture enthusiasts will love the cities' elegant colonial and Victorian architecture . Sample local flavours at Grain of the Silos, during your stay at the popular Peppers Silo Launceston  | 3-night getaway from $569pp*

 

Saffire Freycinet

Saffire Freycinet
Saffire Freycinet

Tasmania East Coast Luxury

With towering pink granite mountains, pure white beaches and rocky inlets that roll into azure waters, there are so many ways to immerse yourself into the beauty of Freycinet National Park. Treat yourself to an all-inclusive stay at Saffire Freycinet - Australia's new luxury coastal sanctuary overlooking the Hazards Mountains, Freycinet Peninsula and the pristine waters of Great Oyster Bay. Explore the wider bay with a Wineglass Bay cruise, included in your stay | 2-night getaway from $2419pp*

 

Bay of Fires Lodge Walk

Bay of Fires Lodge Walk
Bay of Fires Lodge Walk

Bay of Fires Lodge Walk

The striking Bay of Fires stretches over 50 kilometres along the East Coast. The white sands and bright orange and ochre coloured rocks are best discovered on the famous 4‑day Bay of Fires Lodge Walk departing from Launceston. Enjoy kayaking, winery visits and more, all while being accompanied by two qualified guides | 4-day tour from $2479pp*

 

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