• Pricing From $7,995pp
  • Single Supplement FREE*
  • From Hobart
  • Duration 7 Days
  • Max Group Size 15
  • Activity Level Easy
  • Departs 5 Sep 2024
  • Returns 11 Sep 2024

$500 Early Bird Savings or FREE Early Bird Single Supplement available!

Bill Peach Journeys presents a delightful Sojourn which uncovers the many treasures of Tasmania’s East Coast. Blessed with endless natural beauty, exceptional regional produce and colourful towns that capture the heritage and history of the island, East Coast Tasmania is the perfect place for a luxury retreat. Commencing in Hobart, stay 2 nights at the award-winning Henry Jones Art Hotel. Discover Bruny Island where seafood wonders are rivaled by the beauty of its rugged coastline and crystal-clear waters. 

Visit the charm of historic Richmond, Swansee and Evandale on our journey north, arriving at the jewel of Tasmania’s eastern coastline, Freycinet National Park. Stay 2 nights at the magnificently set Freycinet Lodge, framed by the impressive Hazzards. Enjoy premium cruising of acclaimed Wineglass Bay, view the magnificent vistas from Cape Tourville Lighthouse and visit divine Honeymoon Bay. Cruise the Cataract Gorge in Launceston, watch the Penguin Parade at Low Head and explore the award-winning and fascinating Queen Victoria Museum, itself an Aladdin’s Cave! Join us as we unwrap the treasures of the remarkable East Coast of breathtaking Tasmania enjoying luxury accommodation and exceptional dining of course! 


  • Stylish boutique accommodation throughout including the award-winning Henry Jones Art Hotel on the waterfront in Hobart, the magnificently set Freycinet Lodge & Peppers Seaport in Launceston
  • Discover the extraordinary wilderness, coastal vistas, incredible produce and fascinating heritage on Bruny Island including Cape Bruny Lighthouse
  • Premium cruising of Wineglass Bay on the Freycinet Peninsula viewing one of the world’s top 10 beaches
  • Touring of Hobart, Freycinet Peninsula, Evandale, Launceston, Swansee and Richmond
  • Experience a private viewing of Tasmanian Devils and a private tour of the Queen Victoria Museum
  • View the delightful Penguin Parade at Low Head
  • All transfers, entrance fees and meals included - breakfast, lunch and dinner including the awardwinning Josef Chromy Wines and Old Wharf, Landscape and Stillwater Restaurants
  • Explore this picturesque region while enjoying your own room at a reduced single supplement charge
  • Escorted throughout by a dedicated Journey Director

Tour Departures

Tour Code ET2401EB
Departs 5 Sep 2024
Returns 11 Sep 2024
Price From $7,495
Single Supplement $595
Tour Code ET2401SS
Departs 5 Sep 2024
Returns 11 Sep 2024
Price From $7,995
Single Supplement FREE*
Tour Code ET2401BP
Departs 5 Sep 2024
Returns 11 Sep 2024
Price From $7,995
Single Supplement $595
Tour Code ET2402EB
Departs 5 Dec 2024
Returns 11 Dec 2024
Price From $7,995
Single Supplement $595
Tour Code ET2402SS
Departs 5 Dec 2024
Returns 11 Dec 2024
Price From $8,495
Single Supplement FREE*
Tour Code ET2402BP
Departs 5 Dec 2024
Returns 11 Dec 2024
Price From $8,495
Single Supplement $595


Bill Peach Journeys understands the importance of selecting the right accommodation to complement each journey. In this case, the selection of properties have been chosen to showcase the incredible destinations visited throughout this journey.


  • Henry Jones Art Hotel

    At the multi award-winning luxurious Henry Jones Art Hotel history and art abound. Located in the Hunter Street precinct, Hobart’s oldest waterfront warehouses have been thoughtfully reimagined as Australia’s first dedicated art hotel. Through the rise and fall of industries, including Sir Henry Jones’ IXL jam empire, the harbourside location has been central to Hobart and its people. Today, the boutique Henry Jones is a masterpiece itself, an enthralling first-class hotel.
  • Freycinet Lodge

    An award-winning accommodation overlooking the blue waters of Great Oyster Bay. Freycinet Lodge is magnificently set offering incredible panoramic coastal views in all directions with The Hazards mountain range as your backdrop.
  • Peppers Seaport

    Situated in the lively Seaport Precinct in the heart of Launceston, where the North and South Esk Rivers meet, sits the luxurious Peppers Seaport Hotel. Built on the site of an old dry dock, this stylish and contemporary Launceston accommodation is designed in the shape of a ship, giving it a distinct nautical ambiance. Your River View room is stylishly appointed with fabulous views over the beautiful Tamar River or Seaport dock.
Day 1: Arrive Hobart

Transfer from Hobart Airport to the Henry Jones, Australia’s first dedicated art hotel, a fusion of history and modernity, art and design. Enjoy the facilities of this remarkable hotel or explore this picturesque harbour city at your leisure. Your welcome dinner at award-winning Old Wharf Restaurant, situated on Hobart’s historic Franklin Wharf, will showcase the best of Tasmanian produce.

Overnight: Henry Jones Art Hotel or similar

Day 2: Bruny Island

A spectacular discovery awaits on Bruny Island today where dramatic landscapes are matched by delicious island produce. Explore Bruny’s wilderness, breathtaking coast, heritage and the Cape Bruny Lighthouse, Australia’s southernmost lighthouse. We learn for ourselves how the island’s local produce is as refreshing as its beaches, cliffs and wildlife as we sample cheese, wood-oven bread, seafood, fudge and honey, all island specialties.

Overnight: Henry Jones Art Hotel or similar

Day 3: Hobart - Freycinet

There is time to wander through the famous Salamanca Markets this morning before taking a historic walking tour of Battery Point.Heading north, we pause to enjoy a wine tasting and lunch at acclaimed Frogmore Creek Winery before visiting the charming town of Richmond. Rich in history and architecture, it was once an important convict station linking Hobart with Port Arthur. Today, it is known for housing fascinating landmarks, including Australia’s oldest bridge completed in 1825. Continuing north, we see Spiky Bridge at Swansee, which was built by convicts in the mid 19th century from field stones laid without mortar. A tasty pause at Kate’s Berry Farm, famed for their cool climate berries grown without the use of chemicals. Sample the homemade delights, especially the berry ice-creams! Arrive at our award-winning accommodation overlooking the stunning turquoise and azure waters of Great Oyster Bay. Freycinet Lodge is magnificently set offering incredible panoramic coastal views in all directions with The Hazards mountain range as your backdrop.

Overnight: Freycinet Lodge or similar

Day 4: Freycinet

Cruise today on Wineglass Bay, renowned as having one of the top ten beaches in the world. Eyes peeled as we look out for Humpback and Southern Right whales on their migration north. Explore the rugged coastline with towering pink granite cliffs plunging into the Tasman Sea and discover a coast dotted with sparkling white sand beaches before anchoring at Wineglass Bay. Absorb the peace of this remarkable bay and its magnificent surroundings while enjoying lunch including fresh Freycinet oysters, East Coast’s renowned wines and artisan brews. Transfer to Cape Tourville Lighthouse to view exceptional coastal vistas from the boardwalk including the Hazards and the Nuggets. Return to the Lodge via the picturesque Honeymoon Bay, a beautiful little bay rich in natural wonder.

Overnight: Freycinet Lodge or similar 

Day 5: Freycinet - Launceston

A private feeding of Tasmanian Devils starts the day before driving to the acclaimed Josef Chromy Wines, listed as one of the Top 10 Cellar Doors in Australia and winner of Launceston’s Most Outstanding Visitor Experience. Here we will learn their interesting history and explore the wine making process from grape to glass. Following a tasting, lunch today is in the Josef Chromy hatted restaurant with matched wines. This evening, head north to Low Head for a delightful Penguin Parade.

Overnight: Peppers Seaport Hotel or similar 

Day 6: Launceston

We begin with a private tour of the fascinating Queen Victoria Museum, home to natural sciences displays, transport and railway memorabilia, blacksmith workshops, and the iconic Launceston Planetarium. Following a visit to historic Evandale, we cruise the Cataract Gorge, which is the result of violent earthquakes that rattled Tasmania some 40 million years ago. Our farewell dinner this evening is at Stillwater, one of Tasmania’s most awarded restaurants, set in a beautifully restored 1830’s flour mill on the Tamar River.

Overnight: Peppers Seaport Hotel or similar 

Day 7: Depart Launceston

After breakfast, transfer to Launceston Airport. Farewell new friends as we take away memories of an incredible East Coast Tasmanian Sojourn.

About Sojourns

Our Sojourn programmes are short break journeys put together in conjunction with themes, events or experiences. These programmes range from exploring Australia’s Top End to world-class events and unique experiences throughout Australia and New Zealand.

About Single Traveller Journeys

We recognise the specific requirements of single travellers and that’s why a number of our journeys are single supplement free, affording you the benefit of your own single room, without any, or with significantly reduced extra cost. In fact, over 40% of our guests travel alone and return to Bill Peach Journeys again and again. In this way, you can enjoy the camaraderie of your fellow travellers during the day, along with the safety and security of travelling with an escorted group, but still retire to your own personal room in the evening.  Note: The single supplement free offer cannot be taken in conjunction with any other offer.

Fully inclusive

This journey includes accommodation, all meals as specified, touring throughout, transfers, services of a dedicated Journey Director.


The coaches that we use for the ground component of this journey are fully air-conditioned.

Pre Tour

Flights from your home port to Hobart and from Launceston to your home port are not included in the normal journey price. Should you require flights to join this journey, we can provide a competitive quote on airfares and pre and post tour accommodation in Hobart and Launceston respectively, at the commencement and conclusion of your journey. Please note: The free airfare offer is limited and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Offer expires 8 September, 2023.

Level of Fitness Required – Easy Going

These journeys are not physically demanding unless you want them to be. They include easy guided walks, which are mainly on flat ground. There will be times when you are required to board a launch for shore excursions. You must be able to walk up to 1 kilometre unaided and will not need any foreseen assistance throughout the journey. For all clients to fully enjoy this travel experience, excellent health and mobility is required by all.

We strongly urge you to consider the fitness rating before selecting your preferred journey, in respect for your fellow travellers. Bill Peach Journeys reserves the right to refuse travel to any client whose fitness level is below the recommended rating.

Travel Insurance

We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance to cover you against such things as personal illness or accident, cancellation, loss of baggage etc. Please make sure you carry a copy of your Travel Insurance policy with you at all times.

Terms and Conditions

Please refer to the T&C’s for more information. Terms & Conditions (PDF)

*Conditions Apply: The Sep Early Bird Offers are limited and apply if booked and paid in full by 28 June, 2024 and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

*Conditions Apply: The Dec Early Bird Offers are limited and apply if booked and paid in full by 5 Aug, 2024 and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

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