• Pricing From $5,350pp
  • Single Supplement FREE
  • From Launceston
  • Duration 7 Days
  • Max Group Size 20
  • Activity Level Easy Going
  • Departs 31 Jan 2021
  • Returns 6 Feb 2021

Bill Peach Journeys presents an incredible adventure to a region that’s home to breathtaking scenery, unbelievable history, gourmet produce and the world’s cleanest air. Join us on this short break tour to a truly remote and extraordinary corner of Australia in Tasmania’s North West.

From the modern Peppers Silo Hotel, we will explore the charming riverside town of Launceston before transferring to the pristine North West and the award-winning Corinna Wilderness Experience. From this eco-retreat located in the historic mining settlement of Corinna, we will explore an untouched region celebrated for its majestic rivers, remote rainforest, and the wild Southern Ocean. 

Spend 2 nights at the award-winning Tall Timbers in the heart of Tasmania’s North West. Discover the Tarkine, Woolnorth Wind Farms, stunning Stanley and Cape Grim as we explore this unspoiled wilderness. A sampling of local produce includes acclaimed Ashgrove Cheese and export quality Hellyers Road whiskey. We will also dine at Stillwater, one of Tasmania’s most awarded restaurants heralded for its exceptional cuisine. This is nature at its very best!

Highlights

  • 2 nights at the unique and modern Peppers Silo Hotel located on the banks of the Tamar River
  • 2 nights at the award-winning eco retreat, Corinna Wilderness Experience in the pristine Tarkine temperate rainforest
  • 2 nights at the award-winning Tall Timbers, magnificently set amongst a stunning rural background in Tasmania’s North West wilderness
  • Explore the rugged North West of Tasmania as you visit the Tarkine Wilderness, Cape Grim and breathtaking Stanley
  • Breathtaking rainforest and coastal experiences as we cruise the Pieman and Savage Rivers
  • Visit Woolnorth Wind Farm and historic Woolnorth property homestead and historic precinct
  • All meals included - breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Indulge in superb Tasmanian wines and fine cuisine at the award winning and Stillwater restaurant
  • Escorted throughout by a dedicated Journey Director

Tour Departures

Tour Code TS2100*
Departs 31 Jan 2021
Returns 6 Feb 2021
Price From $5,350pp
Single Supplement FREE*
Tour Code TS2101*
Departs 2 Dec 2021
Returns 8 Dec 2021
Price From $5,350pp
Single Supplement FREE*
Day 1: ARRIVE LAUNCESTON

Your journey begins today in Launceston where you will be transferred from the airport to your accommodation, Peppers Silo Hotel, located on the banks of the idyllic Tamar River. Tonight’s welcome dinner is hosted by your Journey Director.

Overnight: Peppers Seaport Hotel

Day 2: LAUNCESTON - CORINNA

After breakfast at the hotel, we take a short tour of Launceston learning about Tasmania’s only inland city before transferring to Sassafras for lunch. We drive further west arriving at the award- winning eco retreat, Corinna Wilderness Experience set in the pristine Tarkine temperate rainforest. This afternoon, for those interested, we take the Huon Pine Boardwalk along the banks of the Pieman River to view the world’s most accessible stand of rare and beautiful Huon pines.

Overnight: Corinna Wilderness Experience

Day 3: CORINNA

This morning we depart for a truly memorable cruise on board the Arcadia II, the only Huon pine river cruiser in the world. A truly breathtaking rainforest and coastal experience awaits as the species diversity and beauty of the Tarkine come to life, a celebration of nature and the region’s pioneering heritage.

Overnight: Corinna Wilderness Experience

Day 4: CORINNA - TALL TIMBERS

Today we board the Sweetwater vessel which visits Lovers Falls and cruises the Savage River to view the 90-year-old shipwreck of the SS Croydon. We will also take in Hell’s Gates and the wedge tailed eagle’s nest on the Pieman River, amazing features of this pristine coastal system. After a picnic lunch, we transfer to our next award-winning accommodation, Tall Timbers in Smithton.

Overnight: Tall Timbers

Day 5: WOOLNORTH

Drive to the Woolnorth Wind Farm this morning. Today, there is a total of 62 Vestas (wind turbines) at Bluff Point Wind Farm and Studland Bay Wind Farm both of which are built in the prevailing westerly winds, the roaring 40s, which are a world class wind asset.

Next we visit the historic Woolnorth property homestead and historic precinct, while driving through wonderful dairy lands of the Van Diemen’s Land Company. We stop at the breath taking Cape Grim known for its dramatic  coastline. We then head to the delightful town of Stanley, famed for its natural beauty, unspoiled coastlines and expansive, rolling plains. After a fresh seafood lunch, there is an opportunity to take the “Nut” chairlift.

Overnight: Tall Timbers

Day 6: TALL TIMBERS - LAUNCESTON

We visit Fern Glade after breakfast, a peaceful river valley abundant in flora and fauna.  Following, we tour and lunch at the famous Hellyers Road Whisky Distillery followed by afternoon tea at  Ashgrove Cheese Farm popular with Dairy gourmands before returning to Launceston. Our farewell dinner this evening will celebrate the region’s best produce at Stillwater, one of Tasmania’s most awarded restaurants, set in a beautifully restored 1830’s flour mill beside the picturesque Tamar River in Launceston. Tonight we will indulge in the best of contemporary Tasmanian cuisine in this elegantly casual setting.

Overnight: Peppers Silo Hotel

DEPART LAUNCESTON

Transfer to the airport after breakfast for your flight home taking with you fond memories of an unforgettable Tasmanian wilderness adventure.


About Sojourns

Our Sojourn programmes are short break journeys put together in conjunction with themes, events or experiences. These programmes range from cruising New Zealand’s North Islands to world-class sporting 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.

Coaches

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

Pre Tour

Flights from your home port to Launceston are not included in the journey price. Should you require flights to and from Launceston, we can provide a competitive quote on airfares and pre and post tour accommodation in Launceston, at the commencement and conclusion of your journey.

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 500 metres 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)

* Free Single Supplement Offer – Conditions apply, please contact Bill Peach Journeys for details.

* Due to current travel restrictions, there may be operational / date changes required. We will continue to work with suppliers to monitor the situation.