Active Day Tour One-Way from Hobart to Launceston via Wineglass Bay

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An action packed tour day from Hobart to Launceston via the world famous Wineglass Bay and the East Coast. This tour features stunning Coastal landscapes while visiting Freycinet National Park. Freycinet is one of Tasmania’s first National Parks, famous for its spectacular coastal landscapes. Pink Granite Mountains form the backdrop for secluded bays, pristine waters, white sandy beaches, local wildlife and amazing walking trails. Spend about 4-hours within the National park and then travel on to The Freycinet Marine Farm for all those seafood lovers. 

While still on the East Coast we make a final stop for the day, where you can refresh and refuel in a friendly and relaxed location.  Try the local hand-crafted Ice creams or perhaps a famous Tasmanian Scallop Pie!  Then it is onwards into Launceston arriving around 6.30pm.

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Duration: 11 hours 30 minutes
Starts: Hobart, Australia
Trip Category: Outdoor Activities >> Nature & Wildlife



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An action packed tour day from Hobart to Launceston via the world famous Wineglass Bay and the East Coast. This tour features stunning Coastal landscapes while visiting Freycinet National Park. Freycinet is one of Tasmania’s first National Parks, famous for its spectacular coastal landscapes. Pink Granite Mountains form the backdrop for secluded bays, pristine waters, white sandy beaches, local wildlife and amazing walking trails. Spend about 4-hours within the National park and then travel on to The Freycinet Marine Farm for all those seafood lovers. 

While still on the East Coast we make a final stop for the day, where you can refresh and refuel in a friendly and relaxed location.  Try the local hand-crafted Ice creams or perhaps a famous Tasmanian Scallop Pie!  Then it is onwards into Launceston arriving around 6.30pm.

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Stop At: Wineglass Bay, Freycinet rd, Coles Bay, Freycinet, Tasmania Australia

An action-packed tour day travelling from Hobart to Launceston via the world-famous Wineglass Bay and Tasmania’s stunning East Coast.

We depart Hobart heading east then following the coastline north. We travel through the seaside towns of Orford and Swansea as we make our way to Freycinet National Park. Freycinet is one of Tasmania’s first National Parks, famous for its rich and stunning coastal landscapes. Pink Granite Mountains form the backdrop for secluded bays, pristine waters, white sandy beaches, local wildlife and amazing walking trails.

As we enter the Freycinet area we have a brief stop at the Freycinet Marine Farm for anyone interested in the local oysters’ fresh from the surrounding pristine waters.

We walk as a group to the Wineglass Bay Lookout, this is a moderate uphill walk of around 45 minutes. Once at the top you are rewarded with that world – famous view of Wineglass Bay and the stunning Freycinet National Park. Enjoy the moment, take in the views and let our guides help you with those sought-after photographs. The walk to Wineglass Bay Lookout is one of the Great Short Walks of Tasmania and requires good mobility and adequate fitness. It is 1.3 km uphill, before returning downhill.

From the Lookout you have the option to return to the start of the walk with our tour guide, or for the keen walkers you can choose to spend the rest of your time completing the walk down to Wineglass beach.

Wineglass Bay Beach Walk – This is a 2.5 hr return walk and adequate fitness is required. Our tour has ample time for you to do the full walk to Wineglass Bay Beach and return. Once on the beach you can enjoy your lunch in this stunning setting, jump in the pristine waters for a swim, or wander along the white sands. This is one of the most rewarding walks in Tasmania to a stunning location.

If you prefer to select the shorter walking option, then we return from the Lookout with our Tour Guide and explore other areas of Freycinet National Park. Visit Honeymoon Bay, Sleepy Bay, Cape Tourville Lighthouse & Great Short Walk.

After a very full 4 – 5 hours at Freycinet National Park we begin the trip to Launceston. Before leaving the East Coast, we make one final stop for the day, where you can refresh and refuel in a friendly and relaxed location. Try the local hand-crafted Ice creams or perhaps a famous Tasmanian Scallop Pie!

Then it is onwards into Launceston arriving around 6.30pm.

Highlights
• Explore Freycinet National Park (4+ hours)
• Walk to the spectacular Wineglass Bay Lookout (moderate uphill walk 45 mins)
• Choose the option to extend your walk to the white sands of Wineglass Bay (longer walking option 2.5 hours)
• Visit the highlights of Freycinet National Park – Honeymoon Bay & Sleepy Bay
• Take in the spectacular 360 degree views on the Cape Tourville Lighthouse Walk (easy 20 mins)
• Enjoy some fresh oysters at Freycinet Marine Farm
• Reward yourself with local hand crafted ice-cream or a famous Tasmanian Scallop Pie at the end of the day!

Duration: 11 hours



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