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Up to $500 Welcome Back Credit
The Welcome Back Credit is awarded upon completion of Globus family of brands vacations. Credit amount can only be applied to the land/cruise or cruise only portion of a new Globus family of brands vacation (excluding 2022 Oberammergau, Monograms City Getaways, and Custom/Charter vacations). Credit amount is per person and must be redeemed for a future vacation with a deposit within 2 years from date of credit issue. Bookings can be made by calling the Globus family of brands, online, or by contacting your preferred travel advisor. Passenger must activate redemption credit prior to redemption. Combinable with all applicable consumer promotions except those with any Globus family of brands special discount programs. Credit must be applied before final payment on a future booking. Credit is not redeemable for cash, non-refundable deposit, airfare, transfers, travel insurance, prepaid gratuities, pre/post nights, or optional excursions and is non-transferrable. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Valid for all participating Globus family of brands offices. Additional restrictions may apply.
Ready to discover what all the fuss is about? Serving up waterfalls, wine tastings, and rustic, resort lodges within a stone’s throw of some of Australia’s most spectacular sights, this 9-day Tassie tour will introduce you to the favourite features and creatures of this idyllic island state.Beginning and ending in Hobart, you’ll savour local oysters, cheeses and more while on a tasting tour of the remote and relatively untouched Bruny Island, before venturing deep into Tasmanian wilderness on a luxurious cruise across the serene Gordon River. Pack your binoculars as back-to-back visits to World Heritage Listed national parks bring you face-to-face with ancient rainforests, gleaming glacial-carved lakes and furry locals, all while staying in some truly legendary lodges. Enjoy two nights swathed within the rugged elegance of Cradle Mountain, followed by two nights under the roof of Freycinet National Park’s award-winning cabins.The final course? A panoramic cruise along the alluring azure waters of Wineglass Bay, providing the perfect end to an unforgettable Tasmanian holiday.
ARRIVE IN HOBART, AUSTRALIAWelcome to “Van Diemen’s Land!” Your room is available for immediate check-in. A pre-night is not required for early check-in. Please schedule your flights to arrive by 4pm in order to attend this evening’s welcome meeting and drink.
HOBART. EXCURSION TO BRUNY ISLANDTo Market, To Market Visit the famous Salamanca Market with a chance to meet artisans and taste fresh local produce. There’s time to explore on your own, grab a coffee, and do some shopping. Then head to [LF] Bruny Island for a tasting tour of this rugged island. Return to Hobart where your evening is at leisure. Why not explore Battery Point with its interesting shops and restaurants, sample some freshly caught fish and chips, or sample some of the locally made wines and spirits? (B,L)LOCAL FAVORITEFRESH TASTES Head to Bruny Island, home to breathtaking landscapes, stunning wildlife and array of foods to delight the sense. Visit the Neck Lookout and Two Tree Point for amazing views and stroll through Mavista Rainforest to look for white wallabies. Enjoy some of the island’s specialities such as oysters, seafood, berries, local wine, beer, and whiskey. After your time here, you’ll see why Bruny Island is considered to be a nature lover and foodie’s dreamscape.
Meals: Breakfast Lunch
HOBART–MOUNT FIELD NATIONAL PARK–LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK–STRAHANA Walk In The Park Depart Hobart and travel to breathtaking Mount Field National Park. Enjoy a walk through towering tree ferns and giant eucalypts before arriving at spectacular Russell Falls. Continue deep into the heart of the Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage area and visit Lake St. Clair, one of Tasmania’s most beautiful places. Later, enjoy a stop at the Wall in the Wilderness art project. Continue to the small town of Strahan located on MacQuarie Harbour on Tasmania’s west coast. (B,D)
Meals: Breakfast Dinner
STRAHAN–CRADLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARKA River Runs Through It Start your day with a scenic cruise on the Gordon River and into the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage area. Later this afternoon, find yourself in Cradle Mountain National Park, home to towering mountains, ancient rainforests, and abundant wildlife. (B,L,D) TOUR HIGHLIGHTSCENIC WONDERS Soak up the serene beauty of Western Tasmania on a cruise of the Gordon River. You’ll travel into the UNESCO Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area and enjoy amazing scenery. Keep your camera handy for some great photo opportunities. You’ll pass Hells Gates, see Sarah Island and learn of its convict history. It will be a morning of experiencing untouched rainforest, rugged history, and fascinating characters of Tasmania’s west coast. TOUR HIGHLIGHTACCOMMODATION SPOTLIGHT Spend the next 2 nights at the edge of the spectacular World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain National Park, at the Cradle Mountain Hotel, you'll enjoy warm hospitality, local food and wine, breathtaking scenery and magnificent wilderness surrounds.
Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
CRADLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARKPristine Paradise Today is spent exploring the beauty of Cradle Mountain National Park. Morning sightseeing includes a visit to the Romy Creek Boardwalk. On this easy walk, take in the fresh air and scenic views. Keep your eyes open for wombats, the chubby little marsupials who call this part of the park home. Then, travel to Dove Lake, set beneath the towering spires of Cradle Mountain. There’s time to admire the scenery, snap photos and for those who wish, take the walking trail around the lake for a full perspective (approximately 6 km/3.7 miles). This afternoon is yours to explore the park at leisure. (B) LOCAL FAVORITECONSERVATION HEROES This evening, enjoy a behind-the-scenes visit to [LF] Devils@Cradle, a unique sanctuary concentrating primarily on the Tasmanian devil. A specialist will discuss biology, behaviour, threats, and the important work being done to save these vulnerable animals. Then, you’ll observe the amazing nighttime antics of these animals being fed. It won’t take you long to see how the fierce Tassie devil got its name!ENHANCED FREE TIME EXPLORE MORE There are many walking and hiking trails to explore. Keep your eye out for wallabies, quolls, echidnas, and maybe even a platypus. You may also want to visit the Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery dedicated to Tasmanian artists, or just relax at your hotel and take in the amazing environment. These and more options are available throughout your tour at MyGlobus. Your Tour Director and your GlobusGO mobile app have all the tips and guidance to enjoy your free time.
CRADLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK–SHEFFIELD–LAUNCESTON–FREYCINET NATIONAL PARKSips & Sights This morning, our first stop is in Sheffield, known as the Town of Murals. We then make a stop in Launceston, Tasmania’s second largest city to visit the scenic Cataract Gorge. Before arriving at our resort, visit a local winery. (B,D)TOUR HIGHLIGHTWINNING WINES Josef Chromy fled his war-torn Czech village in 1950 and immigrated to Australia. He has been instrumental in the development of the Tasmanian food and wine industry. In 2007, he launched Josef Chromy Winery which quickly amassed trophies and medals. Learn about Joe and visit the estate’s original 1880s homestead, surrounded by century-old gardens. Enjoy a tasting while enjoying views of the surrounding vineyards. The idyllic location makes it almost impossible not to relax and enjoy. TOUR HIGHLIGHTACCOMMODATION SPOTLIGHT Spend two nights overlooking the blue waters of Great Oyster Bay with the rugged Hazards Mountains as your backdrop. Located inside Freycinet National Park, you will fall in love with this captivating escape at Freycinet Lodge.
Meals: Breakfast Dinner
FREYCINET NATIONAL PARKTasmanian Treasures Start your day with a cruise on Wineglass Bay followed by a visit to the Cape Tourville Lighthouse. The remainder of the day is at leisure for you to enjoy the resort or explore on your own. From the Lodge you can easily enjoy a number of short, accessible walks within Freycinet National Park, or you may want to consider the more challenging Wine Glass Bay hike for amazing views. (B,L)TOUR HIGHLIGHTNATURAL BEAUTIES Today, experience one of Tasmania’s most extraordinary places, Wineglass Bay. Your cruise includes the history and sights of the Freycinet Peninsula and features amazing scenery and one of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Keep your eyes out for wildlife including whales, seals, penguins, dolphins, and more. This cruise is sure to be one a highlight of your time in Tasmania. NOTE: The optional Wine Glass Bay hike is challenging. The walk is via marked paths but there are stairs which must be climbed. Suitable footwear should be worn. Please speak to your Tour Director if you are unsure of your ability.
Meals: Breakfast Lunch
FREYCINET NATIONAL PARK–HOBARTHappy in Hobart Return to Hobart where your afternoon is at leisure. Tonight, your Tour Director hosts a festive farewell dinner at a local restaurant featuring fresh seafood and local wines. The perfect ending to your holiday in Tasmania! (B,D) ENHANCED FREE TIME EXPLORE MORE You may wish to visit David Walsh’s unique Museum of New and Old Art (MONA), see the sites of Hobart on a horse drawn carriage ride, or grab a coffee and relax with a stroll along the historic waterfront. These and more options are available throughout your tour at MyGlobus. Your Tour Director and your GlobusGO mobile app have all the tips and guidance to enjoy your free time.
Meals: Breakfast Dinner
HOBARTUntil We Meet Again! Your tour ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Globus offers Small-Group Discoveries on select South Pacific tour dates. A Small-Group Discovery is limited to an average of just 20 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus escorted tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery trip is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.
Breakfast daily, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
Health and Safety Protocols for Globus Tours
The world is waiting to be rediscovered! And Globus helps you reunite with your favorite destinations through our ongoing commitment to travel with the ease and confidence travelers have come to expect on tour with us. No matter where you travel, our global network of travel experts has you ready to reconnect.
And along the way, we’re step-for step with you to remove the worries and hassles that might make aspiring globetrotters hesitate when taking that first step in discovering dream destinations once again. With exceptional health and safety protocols and on-trip contingency plans for unexpected surprises, Globus travelers see more of the world with more peace of mind.A SAFE & WARM WELCOME
Globus will conduct tour check-in procedures and pre-trip health screenings to offer guests a safe start and peace of mind throughout the journey. This includes proof of vaccination for all guests.BLENDING CULTURAL PROXIMITY WITH SOCIAL DISTANCE
There may be times on tour or on the motorcoach when social distancing is required. We will take care in assuring any local guidelines are followed in a safe and comfortable way for our guests. For any cases where masks are required due to local guidelines, we ask that guests bring their own approved N95 (FFP2) masks for their own comfort and safety. Our wireless listening technology enables safe distances between our guests and other travelers during excursions.FOCUS ON GUEST AND TEAM MEMBER HEALTH
To ensure a healthy environment for each of our guests and our team, our Tour Directors, Local Hosts, and motorcoach drivers are fully vaccinated, and Globus is also requiring that all travelers are fully vaccinated before joining the trips. Additionally, regular guest checks are conducted, and, when required by local guidelines, masks will be worn by our guests and by our team when accompanying guests. In all other cases, masks are optional for guests.TOUCHING HEARTS, NOT HANDS
Traveling with Globus removes many of the “touch points” of travel, including luggage handling, check in/out, expedited entry into attractions and more. Globus are further reducing risk with hands-free service, meaning all self-services replaced by staff, including buffet meals replaced with table service. Globus will also ensure hand sanitizing is available throughout each trip, on coach and in hotels.COMMITMENT TO CLEAN
As a part of Globus' commitment to clean, Globus is requiring enhanced cleaning procedures with hotel partners, on motorcoaches, vehicles and throughout every trip, including additional daily disinfecting procedures that go above-and-beyond already strict health and safety procedures.PARTNERS IN DISCOVERY AND IN HEALTH
Globus has strict health and safety protocols, which have been in place for years, focused on ensuring all aspects of operation- from vehicles and equipment used on trip to excursions and hotel procedures. This process will continue with new, elevated health and safety checks, to maintain their promise that each touch-point on tours and cruises are considered in their commitment to guest and team member well-being.
110 Liverpool St
Hobart TAS, Australia
Strahan TAS, Australia
3718 Cradle Mountain Rd
Cradle Mountain National Park TAS, Australia
Coles Bay Road
Freycinet National Park Area TAS, Australia
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