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Festivale Tasmania

01 February - 08 February 2021

Departing from

wollongong

$749+ NDIS Supports

sydney

$599+ NDIS Supports

melbourne

$599+ NDIS Supports

brisbane

$899+ NDIS Supports


Not an NDIS Participant or don't wish to use NDIS funds? Contact Us for a full cost breakdown


Its known as the Apple Isle and this trip will definitely be high on your list of favourite destinations after you have experienced Tasmania up close. Full of world heritage listed parks and historic sites, national parks, boutique towns and working fishing villages, there is so much to discover in Tasmania.

We will be focused on the east coast of the state, with time in Hobart and major historic site of Port Arthur. We will be driving up the east coast to explore some of the most famous and iconic national parks in the world, the natural wonders are a must see.

We will also be spending a few days in Launceston for Festivale! This is Tasmania’s premier summer event showcasing food, beverages – Tasmania is home to many famous breweries and cider manufacturing – with local and international talent alike. We have front row tickets to this special event.

Pack your bags and come along for this once in a lifetime trip to our southernmost state! Each participant will have access to photos taken on their holiday and we have hard cover photo books available for purchase too.


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Day 1

Our staff will be ready to welcome you at the departure point, farewell your families and friends and start the adventure. We will check into our flights and meet and greet new friends for the week ahead. Our flight goes straight to Hobart where we will spend the afternoon checking into our hotel and relaxing in the picturesque city of Hobart.

We can drive up to the top of Mount Wellington, take a ferry round the bay, wander through the historic city – the afternoon is ours to choose!

We will have dinner together in one of the many great restaurants available in Hobart and have an early night. 


Day 2

After breakfast together, we will spend the morning day tripping around Hobart on the Red Decker Bus with a guided tour of all the sights and history of Hobart. It’s a great way to spend the morning. Once we have hopped off that bus, we will hop in to our bus and begin the drive to Port Arthur. We will stop off for lunch in one of the many towns along the way. We will pass through the famous Eaglehawk Reserve which was used to catch escaped convicts. We will continue onto Port Arthur and spend the afternoon at the famous historic site, looking around and hearing some of Australia’s convict history.

We will head to our accommodation, have some dinner and spend the evening together planning. Port Arthur Historic site has so much to do and see they give you a two-day pass and we will be heading back there tomorrow. 


Day 3 

We will have breakfast together and head back to Port Arthur. This world heritage listed site is the best-preserved convict site in Australia and among the most significant convict sites worldwide. There are many old buildings to explore, a cruise that takes you around the bay and stories about life back in the convict days and early settlement of Australia. There is plenty to see and do and we have all day to enjoy and learn. After a massive day, we will head back to our accommodation and enjoy a chilled dinner together and an early night – we are on the road tomorrow! 


Day 4 

Today we will be up early to have breakfast and pack up our belongings and hit the road up the east coast of Tasmania. This east coast road trip is one of the best road trips in Australia, with the road so close to the coast and with a number of towns that are ready to share their wares and goods, we will be treated with many goodies and gorgeous views along the way. We are heading towards Freycinet National Park, with secluded bays and white sandy beaches, and granite peaks with amazing bushland surrounding it all, we will be spoilt for views and vistas. We will be spending the night in one of the great little towns in the area, which will allow us time to explore and enjoy the wonderful scenery and splash our feet in the Tasman Sea. 


Day 5 

On the road again!!! After a hearty breakfast we will jump back in the van and get on the road to Launceston. This drive takes us through the middle of Tasmania. The scenery along the way changes from coastal to more bushland and mountainous scapes, we can choose our route through the protected national parks of this beautiful part of Tasmania.

With so many towns along the way to stop and stretch our legs and meet some locals, this road trip is sure to be a special one. We aim to be in Launceston mid-afternoon and check into our accommodation and have some down time.

When we have had some time to refresh after our journey, we can head out and check out the local restaurants and choose one for dinner. We’ll have a chilled and early night as we have Festivale tomorrow!! 


Day 6 

Today is Festivale Day!!! Launceston Festivale is Tasmania’s premiere summer celebration of all things food, beverage and entertainment in the iconic City Park. We will make our way after breakfast and familiarise ourselves with all there is to do. There is so much to choose from – cooking events, music, and plenty of market stalls with gourmet produce and local products. Vanessa Amorosi is the music headliner for today – we don’t want to miss her on stage!!

We can spend the day grazing and boogying.

We will make our way home to our accommodation and rest up with dinner together.


Day 7

We have another day at the Festivale today. We will have a leisurely breakfast and catch up on all the fun things we have seen over the last few days. When we are ready to go, we can pack up and hit the Festivale. The Whitlams are the main headliner for today, a great aussie band to finish up a wonderful few days of Festivale and week travelling in Tassie!

In the afternoon, we will make a visit to Launceston Gorge. A must see while in town. Here you'll find walking and hiking trails, the world's longest single span chairlift, swimming pool, restaurant, kiosk, cafe peacocks and wildlife, beautiful gardens, suspension bridge, inclinator for easy access, and panoramic lookouts with spectacular views.

The evening will find us packing for home. We will have our final dinner together reminiscing our favourite parts of the trip and making plans for our next visit.


Day 8

Today we will make our way to the airport after a chilled-out morning breakfast. I am sure the flight home will be filled with chatter about the great times had this week and will spill over to share with our family and friends when we meet up with them. We can say goodbye to the new friends made this week and take the memories with us forever.


As listed in our Terms and Conditions - Trusted Travel will endeavor to operate all tours/holidays as planned and to the itinerary advertised. Due to circumstances out of our control, this itinerary may be subject to change. 

We understand that not everyone lives near the departure location. If you need assistance getting to and from the meeting point, please contact our friendly Trusted Travel Consultants. They’ll happily give you some helpful tips on how to get from point A to point B.


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Cancellations by Trusted Travel due to COVID-19

Unfortunately, where increased risks indicate the best course of action at that time is to cancel plans for travel, Trusted Travel may need to cancel a group holiday prior to departure. The health, wellbeing and safety of our participants and the enjoyment of travelling on holidays without extra stress are of the upmost importance. If this decision is made, we will notify affected travellers as soon as possible.

Trusted Travel will not charge any cancellation fees or charges where the change has been deemed required by our Travel Consultants. Anything already paid by the participant in this instance will be offered as a full refund or credit for a future holiday.

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