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56 reviews
Taste of Tasmania  (6 Days  Basix) - Intrepid Travel
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Taste of Tasmania (6 Days Basix)

6 days
4.4
(56)
Start and end in Hobart
Tour Operator:
Intrepid Travel
Max group size:
24
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
18 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
66832
Hygiene Measures:
Included
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Highlights

  • Spend six days hiking the pristine nature of Tasmania
  • Try to spot the Tasmanian Devil on your travels
  • Recharge and relax at stunning lakes and bays
  • Challenge yourself and climb Mt Amos

Itinerary

Start and end in Hobart! With the Active tour Taste of Tasmania (6 Days Basix), you have a 6 days tour package taking you through Hobart, Australia and 9 other destinations in Australia. Taste of Tasmania (6 Days Basix) includes accommodation in a hostel as well as an expert guide, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Hobart - Central Plateau
  2. Day 2: Tarkine Region
  3. Day 3: Cradle Mountain - Launceston
  4. Day 4: Bicheno
  5. Day 5: Freycinet National Park
  6. Day 6: Hobart
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Where You'll Stay

Hostel
5 nights

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  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Accommodation
    Good
    4.0
  • Food
    Good
    3.6
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  • EK
    · October 9th, 2021
    I realise mostly this tour receives high ratings so perhaps my experience was unlucky. The bus was old and lacked adequate heating. The windows were constantly wet and misty so it was difficult to see out. We often arrived in places too late in the day... Show more
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Elizabeth, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review! We are surprised and disappointed to learn that parts of your Tasmania trip let you know. We do normally do receive very positive feedback about this trip But information such as yours is... Show more
    Trip date: September 2021
  • Taste of Tasmania  (6 Days  Basix) reviewer 2
    · April 26th, 2021
    Thanks a lot for the great tour guidance!!
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Kuljeet! Thanks so much for your review! We're so glad that you enjoyed your time in Tasmania and that your tour leader added to that positive experience. We're proud of our local leaders and the passion they have for their countries, we can't wait... Show more
    Trip date: April 2021
  • LD
    · April 26th, 2021
    Great tour, great people & great tour guide! Snow on Marion’s lookout topped it off 🌎
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Lorraine! Thanks so much for taking the time to review your recent trip to Tazzie! We're so glad you enjoyed your time in this special part of the world and we'll be sure to let Tim know that he helped make your trip such a positive experience.... Show more
    Trip date: April 2021
  • SX
    · April 5th, 2021
    Tim is a great tour guide and he had made this tour a very lovely experience!
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Spenser! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time traveling around Tasmania with us, and that Tim made the experience so great for you. We're very proud of our trip leaders and think they're a big part of what makes our trips so special . We... Show more
    Trip date: March 2021
  • Taste of Tasmania  (6 Days  Basix) reviewer 5
    · March 19th, 2021
    Great experiences with beautiful views and lots of walking/ hiking in nature / rainforests, highly recommended to see many beautiful scenery in Tasmania in a relatively short time (6 days)
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    We are so pleased with your recommendation, Erni, thank you for your feedback- sometimes just a quick getaway can be perfect! Stay safe.
    Trip date: March 2021
  • JM
    · March 12th, 2021
    This tour was well orchestrated and ran smoothly. Tim our tour leader was fun , friendly snd knowledgeable on Tasmania history. There was such variety of places , loads of beautiful walks. The scenery and views were beautiful. Tim gave us choices each... Show more
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Julie, thank you so much for this great review, it is just amazing you enjoyed the trip! And the pictures look stunning! :))
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    Trip date: March 2021
  • SW
    · March 2nd, 2021
    Overall the trip was fantastic. All of the activities where great and the people were really nice. Tim our tour guide was so knowledgeable and always so bubbly and happy. I would book again in a heart beat and recommend to family and friends. 10/10... Show more
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Thanks so much for sharing your experience Sue-Ellen! We are so happy to hear you had such an incredible time.
    Trip date: February 2021
  • Taste of Tasmania  (6 Days  Basix) reviewer 8
    · February 19th, 2021
    tuyêt vời những điều tuyệt vờ nhất đã đến với chúng tôi
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    cảm ơn bạn
    Trip date: February 2021
  • NH
    · January 23rd, 2021
    Our Tour guide Ringer was one of the highlights of the tour. He was very professional, with a heap of experience spanning over 20 years. He was very knowledgeable of the area and had a huge respect for the land and the caretakers of the land. We... Show more
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Nicola, thank you for your comment. We are so happy to hear that you had a great experience on our Taste of Tasmania tour. We do pride ourselves in having great tour guides to ensure everyone has a great time!
    Trip date: January 2021
  • CS
    · January 19th, 2021
    Tasmania as a state of Australia is so underrated. So many beautiful scenic view on the drive and 1000 times better hiking the mountains and bush walks to get to waterfalls. I was fortunate enough to get Ringer as my tour guide who did a phenomenal job... Show more
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Thanks for the lovely feedback Clare! We will pass the feedback on to Ringer. We are so glad you enjoyed your trip to Tasmania, sounds like you had a great group.
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    Trip date: January 2021

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Taste of Tasmania (6 Days Basix)
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • Please confirm the name of the hotel where the tour starts.

      The name of the first hotel is Hobart Central YHA hotel and the tour starts at 8 am. On the last day the tour finishes at 6pm so they do not advise to book the flights before 8pm but 9pm would be ok.

      We advise not to book your flights until you book your tour and get fully confirmed on it.

      All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date. After the booking is made you will be issued your final trip documents with your specific accommodation details 4-6 weeks before departure. Under the "What’s Included" tab on each tour page, you can find general info about the accommodations used on the tour before you book.

    • What time does the tour start and end?

      The "Taste of Tasmania" tour departs from Hobart at approximately 8am (pick up from the accommodation) and finishes in Hobart approx 6pm on day 6. Onward travel to be booked after 8pm.

    • What type of accommodation is included in the tour price?

      This is tour is part of Intrepid's "basix" line of travel which features "We use simple, clean and centrally located accommodation"

      Accommodation on this trip is multi-share, so you'll be sharing your sleeping quarters with other travellers of the same or opposite sex.

    • Can your team help me with visa arrangements?

      Unfortunately we are unable to give visa advice due to the vast number of nationalities which our customers represent. Some nationalities can travel freely over borders, where others require advance permission to enter. There are also changes in requirements from time to time. We recommend checking your local embassy or consulate's website for the latest up to date information.

    • We want to travel Melbourne and Tasmania. Any thoughts?

      To cover both Melbourne and Tasmania, you would need to take 2 separate trips. You would need to also arrange your own flights between Melbourne and Tasmania.

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      • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Australia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
      • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Australia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
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      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
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      • For any tour departing before January 3rd, 2022 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after January 3rd, 2022, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with Intrepid Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 30 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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