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

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

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Itinerary

Start and end in Hobart! With the Adventure 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, meals, 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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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Hygiene Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
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Where You'll Stay

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Accommodation
    Good
    4.0
  • Food
    Good
    3.6
  • 4.6
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  • Taste of Tasmania  (6 Days  Basix) reviewer 1
    · 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
  • SB
    · January 1st, 2021
    This was my first time ever travelling with a tour group and staying in hostels. We had an awesome time. As a hiking enthusiast, I had been wanting to see Tasmania for a very long time. This tour absolutely delivered! It was the ultimate best tour I... Show more
    Trip date: December 2020
  • RA
    · December 29th, 2020
    The tour is amazing! I just hope they included in the itinerary to bring hiking shoes coz the walks are pretty challenging.
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    We're glad to hear you had an amazing time on our tour. Thank you for your feedback!
    Trip date: December 2020
  • Taste of Tasmania  (6 Days  Basix) reviewer 6
    · February 28th, 2020
    This trip was lovely, Our guide was really good and very well organized. Each day he tells us what's gonna happen tomorrow and what we need to bring etc. So we just prepare our daybags for the next day according to his advice, which makes our trip more... Show more
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Great photos Munkh. Thanks so much for the review!
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    Trip date: February 2020
  • Taste of Tasmania  (6 Days  Basix) reviewer 7
    · January 26th, 2020
    A true 'taste of Tasmania': a well chosen selection of 'must see' locations without the pace feeling hurried. Our excellent guide, Evan, and the happy, international, intergenerational group made for a memorable time.
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Thanks so much Maggie!
    Trip date: January 2020
  • FA
    · December 27th, 2019
    Excellent tour, Tasmania beautiful, hostels good, Brad "you're not on holiday folks, you're on tour" was a tirelessly cheerful host. Expect a lot of healthy walks and rain o n the West (rainforest) side of Tasmania. The play in Strahan is well worth... Show more
    Trip date: December 2019
  • JW
    · December 26th, 2019
    We got to see many places in a limit of time which is great. Our tour guide was punctual and followed all the plan. He was funny, good entertainer and gave information/stories about each places. Hostel at Launceston was hot and no fan or AC at all.... Show more
    Trip date: December 2019
  • JW
    · December 21st, 2019
    Thoroughly enjoyed our Taste of Tasmania. Scott(Ringer), our tour guide made the trip for us, his vast knowledge, experience and easygoing manner was outstanding. The strangers we joined on this trip from around the world became new close friends.... Show more
    Trip date: December 2019

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6 days
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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    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • 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.
    • Visa
      • 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.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before March 23rd, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after March 23rd, 2021, 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 26 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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