Tasmania’s Food, Whiskey & Wine - Oct 2021 – Dec 2021

Hobart
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Weekly
$75^^
Monthly
$325^
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Availability

From 01/10/2021 to 15/12/2021

Departure dates & prices

Dates Availability Price
  • Oct Fri 01 2021 to Oct Wed 06 2021
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    From
    $3,895*
  • Nov Fri 19 2021 to Nov Wed 24 2021
    available
    From
    $3,895*
  • Dec Fri 10 2021 to Dec Wed 15 2021
    available
    From
    $3,895*

What's included

Highlights.
Cranbrook: Vist Craigie Knowe Winery, the East Coast’s oldest winery and enjoy a tasting.
New Norfolk: Enjoy a seasonal three-course lunch at one of Tasmania’s hidden gems.
This former mental asylum has now been transformed into the beautiful Agrarian Kitchen Eatery, Owner’s Rodney & Steven dreamed to create a unique space to celebrate locally grown, seasonal produce.
Bruny Island: Enjoy sweeping views of Adventure Bay as you savour a delicious lunch at Pennicott's beachside restaurant.
Meander Valley: Enjoy your evening in the heart of the Meander Valley with a three-course homecooked dinner at the historic Red Feather Inn, built by convicts in 1842.
Hobart: Come together with your fellow travellers and indulge in a Celebration Dinner in one of the local restaurants, toasting your adventures taken and memories made.
Dining Summary: 5 Breakfast (B), 1 Dinner (D), 3 Dinner with Wine (DW), 3 Lunch (L)Insight Choice: Choose between a visit the Derwent Estate and sample their signature wines at the historic Limestone cottage cellar door.
Alternatively, visit the iconic Museum of New and Old Art (MONA), a privately funded collection by David Walsh.
Hobart: Choose between a visit the Derwent Estate and sample their signature wines at the historic Limestone cottage cellar door.
Alternatively, visit the iconic Museum of New and Old Art (MONA), a privately funded collection by David Walsh.
Pontville: Why not raise a dram with your fellow travellers during your visit to Shene Estate, home to several world renowned and awarded whiskeys.
Be amazed by the history and beauty of the property which dates to convict days.
Bruny Island: Make Travel Matter as your local Pennicott Wilderness guide will discuss the many important conservation projects that are taking place on Bruny Island to ensure this natural environment remains as pristine in years to come as it does today.
Hobart: During your sightseeing tour see the historic Cascade Brewery, admire the city panorama from Mt Nelson and stroll around the quaint streets of Battery Point.
Cape Tourville : Visit the Cape Tourville Lighthouse and lookout, offering remarkable coastal views.
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Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseasOur Travel Directors have been newly trained in new and enhanced hygiene and physical distancing proceduresDuring your trip, they will operate with a duty of care and monitor the hygiene etiquette of our guests, reacting and advising as needed, to ensure high standards are maintainedEnjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned coach and onboard washroomOur customized luxury coaches are sanitized before the start of your trip and have always been kept to very high standardsFollowing the outbreak of COVID-19, we have taken additional measures to elevate our hygiene and sanitary practices in accordance with guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO) and as required, applicable government regulationsWe carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel doorHotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currencyIf your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times.
If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport.
We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotelsStay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available)From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
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Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Your driver meets you at Hobart airport and transfers you to your hotel. Later, travel to New Norfolk following the River Derwent to the Agrarian Kitchen Eatery for your tasty three-course lunch. The restaurant is housed in the town's historic, former asylum offering vast spaces, large windows and high ceilings and it has become a celebration of local, seasonal produce. Farmers and fishermen provide the high-quality ingredients, the kitchen works its magic, and these, combined with friendly local service create a beautiful and unique dining experience. Next, explore the Hobart area with Insight Choice. Visit the Derwent Estate and sample their signature wines at the historic Limestone cottage cellar door. Alternatively, visit the iconic Museum of New and Old Art, a privately funded collection by David Walsh. Take your time wandering among the unusual exhibits, hear an overview of the various artworks and catch a ferry back to Hobart at your leisure. Tonight enjoy a scrumptious three-course dinner in one of the city's favourite restaurants.(Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
  • Day 2 - This morning after breakfast, meet your Travel Director in the foyer before heading across to the historic Hobart Docks to begin your gourmet day tour of Bruny Island. Today you'll take in spectacular landscapes, walk upon deserted beaches and taste delicious local produce from across the island. Enjoy a delicious lunch with local wine, beer or cider at Pennicott's beachside restaurant with sweeping views of Adventure Bay, meet the producers and farmers across the island as you hear their stories and try cheeses, freshly shucked oysters, handmade fudge, honey, wine and more! Make Travel Matter as your Pennicott Wilderness guide will discuss the many important conservation projects that are taking place on the island to ensure this natural environment remains as pristine in years to come as it does today.This afternoon, you'll make your way back to Hobart for a free evening at leisure for you to explore.(Breakfast / Lunch)
  • Day 3 - Enjoy an orientation tour of Hobart and see the historic Cascade Brewery, admire the city panorama from Mt Nelson and stroll around the quaint streets of Battery Point. Cross the River Derwent and travel through valleys and past the Rocky Hills to Boomer Creek Vineyard for a local wine tasting. It's then onto Craigie Knowe Winery, the East Coast's oldest winery. This family run enterprise continues the vision of founder John Austwick, who planted the first vines in 1979. Sample their wines and enjoy lunch before setting off to your hotel, Freycinet Lodge in the heart of Freycinet National Park. This afternoon you may like to take the 90-minute round trip hike up to the lookout to view the stunning Wineglass Bay, or for those looking for a lighter activity, why not take a leisurely walk around Cape Tourville Lighthouse? Alternatively you may just prefer to enjoy the resort with a stroll along the beach in front of the hotel, or just relax with a wine on the balcony before your BBQ dinner this evening which you will enjoy whilst watching the sun set over magnificent Coles Bay.(Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
  • Day 4 - After breakfast, you'll travel through the quaint towns of Bicheno and Scamander as you make your way north up the east coast to the world-renowned Bay of Fires. Feel the white sand between your toes as you explore one of the most pristine environments on earth. Head inland past forest reserves and farmlands to riverside Launceston, one of Australia's oldest cities with many Victorian and Georgian buildings. Stay at the unique Peppers Silo Hotel, a heritage former grain silo converted into sophisticated accommodation. Tonight, dine at the historic Red Feather Inn, built by convicts in 1842 and situated in the heart of the stunning Meander Valley. Meet your local host Lydia and indulge in a three-course homecooked dinner.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
  • Day 5 - This morning journey through the Midlands and visit tranquil Ross, an idyllic village rich in colonial history. Walk amongst its buildings from Australia's earliest years and cross its 19th century sandstone carved bridge. Continue to historic Shene Estate Distillery, home to Tasmania's only triple distilled whiskey and embark on a tasting journey of whiskey and gin. Spending time at this property is truly a treat, as you'll soak in the rich history and beauty while sipping on some of the highest quality whiskey produced. Return to Hobart and come together for a Celebration Dinner.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
  • Day 6 - This morning, your trip concludes after breakfast. Take your complimentary transfer to Hobart Airport for your onward journey.(Breakfast)
Travel now, pay later
0% 12 months interest free†
Weekly
$75^^
Monthly
$325^
  • Prices quoted valid for sale until 17 May 2021 unless otherwise stated or sold out prior.
  • Price is per person and subject to availability. Accommodation (if included) is based on twin share unless otherwise stated.
  • Airfare (including internal flights) is not included unless otherwise stated and, if included, is economy class unless otherwise stated.
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