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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Consider yourself a bit of a foodie? This escorted tour is the one for you! Embark on the adventure of a lifetime during this 7-day culinary-focused Tasmania tour from Hobart to Launceston.Starting in Hobart, your holiday will begin with a full-day Bruny Island tour, where you’ll enjoy some of the island’s best local produce, which may include oysters, cheese, berries, wine and spirits. From there, you’ll enjoy participating in a masterclass at Federation Artisan Chocolate, where you’ll learn all about the chocolate-making process and enjoy some tastings.Travel through the central highlands of Tasmania, as you make your way to Scamander, stopping at a whiskey distillery along the way. Start the morning with a walk along the famous Bay of Fires, before a local jam making demonstration at Eureka Farm. As you journey towards Launceston, visit Pyengana Dairy for a cheese tasting, followed by a visit to the beautiful Bridestowe Lavender farm and a final pit stop at a local winery where you’ll get to sample their best offerings. If you’re itching to experience something new and take your taste buds on a tantalizing adventure of their own, this guided Tassie holiday is sure to be a trip like no other.

Countries Visited

Australia

Cities Visited

Hamilton , Hobart , Launceston

  1. Day 1
    ARRIVE IN HOBART
    Welcome to Tasmania! Hotel rooms are available for immediate check-in. A pre-night is not required for early check-in. Please schedule flights to arrive by 4pm in time for a welcome meeting and drink featuring local wines and spirits.
  2. Day 2
    HOBART. EXCURSION TO BRUNY ISLAND
    This morning, visit the famous Salamanca Market with a chance to meet artisans and taste fresh local produce. After time to explore the market on your own, travel to Bruny Island and enjoy a tasting tour of this rugged island that may include local specialties such as fresh oysters, cheeses, berries, and more. Return to Hobart where your evening is at leisure. (B,L)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch
  3. Day 3
    HOBART. EXCURSION TO HAMILTON & NEW NORFOLK
    This morning, participate in a master class at Federation Artisan Chocolate. Learn the process of making chocolate from bean to bar and enjoy some tastings. Next, visit a working sheep and cropping farm where you will see a sheep shearing demonstration, working dogs rounding up the sheep, and learn about the extensive conservation program on the farm, before sitting down for a freshly prepared lunch. Continue to New Norfolk for an orientation tour. Return to Hobart where the remainder of the day is at leisure. (B,L)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch
  4. Day 4
    HOBART–BOTHWELL–SCAMANDER
    Travel into the scenic central highlands of Tasmania and visit the Australasian Golf Museum, which tells the story of how golf evolved from a crude game into one of Australia's most popular participation sports. Next, visit Old Kempton Distillery, a whiskey distillery located in a beautifully restored 1840's colonial inn. Later, see Oatlands & Callington Flour Mill, the only working example of its type in the southern hemisphere. Before arriving at your hotel, enjoy a leisurely walk on the Grey Mare's Waterfall Trail. Tonight, enjoy a fresh seafood dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  5. Day 5
    SCAMANDER. EXCURSION TO BAY OF FIRES
    This morning, stretch your legs on the legendary Bay of Fires Walk and enjoy spectacular views of the sandy white beaches, colorful orange granite boulders, and emerald-blue waters. Next, watch a jam making demonstration at Eureka Farm, growers of fruits and berries. The remainder of the day is at leisure for you to explore more on your own. You may wish to try your hand at fishing, shop for a favorite souvenir, visit the art galleries, or relax and just enjoy this amazing setting. (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast
  6. Day 6
    SCAMANDER–NABOWLA–LAUNCESTON
    Start the day with a visit to Pyengana Dairy where you'll join in a cheese making discussion and enjoy a tasting of Australia's heritage farmhouse cheese. Next, visit Bridestowe Lavender Estate for a tour and a lunch of local produce. Then, make a stop at a local winery and find out why Tasmanian wine is among the best in the world. Tonight, your Tour Director hosts a festive farewell dinner featuring local Tassie produce and wine. (B,L,D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  7. Day 7
    LAUNCESTON
    Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. You may also choose to extend your time in Launceston and explore more on your own. Extra nights are available for purchase. (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast

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Small Group Discoveries
Cosmos 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 Cosmos 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.

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6 Breakfast, 3 lunches, 2 dinners

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Accommodations

Hobart: Ibis Styles Hobart
Scamander: Scamander Beach Resort
Launceston: Mercure Launceston

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

Cosmos Tours Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
3.9
Accommodations
3.5
Itinerary
4.2
Professional Staff
4.3
Repeat with Operator
4
Value for Money
3.8

Ratings based off 4516 reviews about Cosmos Tours - currently showing 15 reviews with comments only

I have been with several Cosmos tours and will continue with Cosmos.

So far I've traveled with Cosmos 18 times!! That should say something!!

The experience with Affordabletours is amazing. It was more than it was as advertised. The guide is superb with her knowledge, courtesy and make the trip very interesting and valuable. The driver was so professional and very good that our trip was smooth and convenient. Next year, 2024 I look forward to book again with them and make referrals. Great company that you can trust.

Everything was great! Our tour guide and driver were top notch! Very knowledgeable and professional. Would definitely travel with Cosmos again!

My trip was great! Cosmos provided a great experience and I saw so much over the last two weeks! Very happy with the experience and what i paid for!

Great experience! Tour driver and guides are very professional, efficient, accommodating, and friendly. Visited places as advertised.

Very organized and when adjustments are needed all necessary arrangements are made. Well-educated and courteous tour guide and expert bus driver

Trip of a lifetime! Cosmos provides excellent service from the moment they pick you up at the airport until they drop you off when the tour is over. Their guides are professional, knowledgeable and extremely personable. I have booked cosmos tours four times and never been disappointed.

Affordable Tours has and will be our tour company in the future. 

I have taken about 18 wonderful tours with Cosmos. I am sold on Cosmos!

Excellent itinerary that matched the description. Knowledgeable, helpful, patient & courteous tour director, competent driver. Coach had ample leg room. Most hotel rooms were better than expected for this discount tour operator.

As always, COSMOS provided top level of service. Thank you

Our accommodations were above our expectations... the tour director was outstanding... very enjoyable vacation

It was an amazing trip the pick up and return to airport was taken care of the cosmos was really good. The tour director so kind, lots of knowledge and take a good care with the group. Overall tour was amazing and excellent.

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