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Taste of Tasmania (6 Days Basix)

Taste of Tasmania  (6 Days  Basix) - Intrepid Travel
Taste of Tasmania (6 Days Basix) - Intrepid Travel
Rajkamal "Overall: An enjoyable tour providing great overview of Tassie's best attractions and different landscapes. Itinerary: A good itinerary including Tarkine rainforest, Cradle Mountains, Bay of fires, Wineglass bay, Hazards beach circuit and Maria Island. Tour involves lots of hiking. The optional Penguin tour at Bichino was also good. Transportation: Air conditioned 21 seat mini bus with above av..."
Excellent
28 reviews
Starts
Hobart
Destinations
+25
Ends
Hobart
Map

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
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel
Max Group Size
24
Transportation
Mini-coach
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Adventure, Coastal Walks, Christmas & New Year
Operator
Intrepid Travel
Start and end in Hobart! With the hiking & trekking tour Taste of Tasmania (6 Days Basix), you have a 6 day tour package taking you through Hobart, Australia and 25 other destinations in Australia. Taste of Tasmania (6 Days Basix) is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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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: Maria Island - Hobart

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

28 Reviews

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Good
32%
Average
7%
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  • CO
    Written on April 26, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    The itinerary was great, shown me a snapshot of what Tasmania has to offer and I am very impressed. The guide was very professional and knowledgeable. This Tourradar / Intrepid trip suits most people who has some level of trail hiking experience /... Read more

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  • Taste of Tasmania  (6 Days  Basix) reviewer 2
    Written on April 22, 2019
    3.0 - Average

    Overall very great but the included breakfasts left a lot to be desired

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  • AT
    Written on March 30, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    So happy! Wanna do it again!

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  • KC
    Written on March 14, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Taste of Tasmania - amazing trip Review of Adventure Tours Australia Pending review Would recommend this trip 100%. Great itinerary with walks through pristine rain forest, waterfalls galore, mountain hikes, beautiful beaches and picturesque towns. As a... Read more

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  • Taste of Tasmania  (6 Days  Basix) reviewer 5
    Written on February 26, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Loved every minute of it!

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  • VH
    Written on January 25, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    I spent an excellent time in Tasmania with Tour Radar....Thanks for the wonderful organisation, the extra Brat with his sens of humour and all the people that have joined the group...I think we had all Great Experience and Memories...

    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Veronique, Thank you for leaving your feedback. It is so great to read that you had a great experience. John
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  • MR
    Written on January 18, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    Amazing Tour and an amazing guide!

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  • NO
    Written on January 18, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    We had an awesome tour. The itinerary was good, lots of drive time but really enjoyed the hiking and the bakery stops :) Best tour guide also - Brad was a legend. A wonderful week exploring Tazzie

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  • KN
    Written on January 1, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Matt was so entertaining and so knowledgeable that was the pleasure to travel with him and listening his narration.

    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hey Kazimierz, Great to hear that Matt was great...
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  • RB
    Written on December 25, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Overall: An enjoyable tour providing great overview of Tassie's best attractions and different landscapes. Itinerary: A good itinerary including Tarkine rainforest, Cradle Mountains, Bay of fires, Wineglass bay, Hazards beach circuit and Maria Island.... Read more

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • 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.

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    Start and end in Hobart.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 912 km.
    • Hobart (Australia)
    • 7 km
    • Mount Wellington (Australia)
    • 60 km
    • Bothwell (Australia)
    • 64 km
    • Great Lake (Australia)
    • 37 km
    • Bronte Park (Australia)
    • 28 km
    • Lake St Clair (Australia)
    • 48 km
    • Franklin Gordon Wild Rivers National Park (Australia)
    • 47 km
    • Queenstown (Australia)
    • 25 km
    • Ocean Beach (Australia)
    • 6 km
    • Hogarth Falls (Australia)
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