• Pricing From $21,495*
  • Single supplement $1,995
  • From Launceston
  • Duration 12 Days
  • Max Group Size 11
  • Activity Level Easy Going

Join Australia’s Aircruising pioneers for an intimate exploration of the Southern Isles by private aircraft. Immerse yourself in the serenity and scenic delights of remarkable world heritage areas including Port Arthur, Woolmers Estate and the spectacularly pristine wilderness of Cradle Mountain National Park. Marvel at the dramatic beauty of Bruny Island and the granite peaks of Freycinet National Park, home to iconic Wineglass Bay, heralded as one of the world’s top ten beaches. Discover early Australian history in Launceston and Strahan and explore the fascinating and picturesque King and Flinders Islands.

Journey by private aircraft throughout to maximise touring in each breathtaking destination. This soft adventure style air tour will take you to remote locations few get to explore. As customary on a Bill Peach Journey, we will enjoy the freshest gourmet produce and exceptional award-winning accommodation including iconic Cradle Mountain Lodge, Peppers Seaport Launceston, Henry Jones Art Hotel, and Freycinet Lodge. A luxury odyssey exploring the pristine beauty of the Southern Isles awaits. 


  • Enjoy aerial sightseeing of the breathtaking pristine wilderness of Tasmania, Flinders and King Islands
  • Cruise the pristine waters of Wineglass Bay in Freycinet National Park sampling fine local produce
  • Explore the dramatic landscapes of Cradle Mountain National Park
  • Experience uniquely rugged King Island and the picturesque Flinders Island in the Furneaux Group
  • Meander through the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park
  • Spend the day exploring stunning Bruny Island
  • Stylish boutique accommodation throughout including the award-winning Henry Jones Art Hotel, Peppers Seaport Launceston, iconic Cradle Mountain Lodge and the magnificently set Freycinet Lodge
  • Enjoy aerial sightseeing of the breathtaking pristine wilderness of Tasmania, Flinders & King Islands
  • All touring, transfers and meals included
  • Escorted throughout by a dedicated Journey Director

Tour Departures

Tour Code SE2400EB
Departs 3 Apr 2024
Returns 14 Apr 2024
Price From $21,495*
Single Supplement $1,995
Tour Code SE2400BP
Departs 3 Apr 2024
Returns 14 Apr 2024
Price From $21,995
Single Supplement $1,995
Day 1: Arrive Launceston

Launceston - vibrant hub for food and wine - Luxury Private Air Tour TasmaniaYour journey begins in Launceston where you will be transferred from the airport to Peppers Seaport, which is located in the lively Seaport Precinct in the heart of Launceston. Tonight you will meet your fellow travellers at the Welcome Dinner hosted by the Journey Director.

Overnight: Peppers Seaport Launceston or similar

Day 2: Flinders Island

Flinders Island - breath-taking secenery of Trousers Point - Luxury Private Air Tour TasmaniaBoard our private aircraft this morning for the scenic flight to Flinders Island. Located in the waters of Bass Strait, off the north-eastern tip of Tasmania, Flinders is the largest island in the Furneaux Island Group. This group of more than 50 islands are all that remain of the land bridge which once joined Tasmania to the Australian mainland. We will tour the island and enjoy lunch before re-boarding the aircraft for the return flight to Launceston. 

Overnight: Peppers Seaport Launceston or similar

Day 3: Launceston - Freycinet National Park

Freycinet National Park - aerial view of Freycinet Lodge, Coles Bay - Luxury Private Air Tour TasmaniaThis morning is spent visiting the historic town of Evandale and Woolmers Estate. A local historian will guide us through the homestead and provide some understanding of its nearly 200 year history. As part of the estate you will also have the opportunity to explore the magnificent Rose Garden. We continue our journey to Freycinet, stopping enroute at Campbell Town, known for its Convict Brick Trail. Check-in to our 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.

Overnight: Freycinet Lodge or similar

Day 4: Freycinet National Park

Today we take a cruise on Wineglass Bay, renowned as having one of the top ten beaches in the world. Relax on board and enjoy the spectacular surrounds of this remote and stunning part of Tasmania. 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 fresh Freycinet oysters, sparkling Spring Vale wine and creamy Ashgrove Farm cheeses.

Overnight: Freycinet Lodge or similar

Day 5: Freycinet National Park - Hobart

Our private aircraft awaits this morning to transport us to Hobart. En-route we fly over the spectacular eastern coastline, Tasman Peninsula and Maria Island. Enjoy lunch at acclaimed Frogmore Creek Winery before taking a historic tour of Hobart.

Overnight: Henry Jones Art Hotel or similar

Day 6: Port Arthur

Port Arthur - World Heritage Listed historic convict site - Luxury Private Air Tour TasmaniaAfter breakfast, we spend the day exploring Port Arthur, the former convict settlement set on top of the Tasman Peninsula. This dark history contrasts with the serene beauty revealed today during touring and a harbour cruise. Full of powerful stories of hardship and loss, it is a striking visit in every way.

Overnight: Henry Jones Art Hotel or similar

Day 7: 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 Australia’s southernmost lighthouse. Stunning sights also await at Truganini Lookout, The Neck Wildlife Reserve, South Bruny National Park and Adventure Bay. We learn for ourselves how the island’s local produce is as refreshing as its beaches, cliffs and wildlife as we sample throughout the day cheese, wood-oven bread, seafood, honey and chocolate, all island specialties.   

Overnight: Henry Jones Art Hotel or similar

Day 8: Hobart - Strahan

Strahan - quaint sea side village - Luxury Private Air Tour TasmaniaTransfer to our private aircraft this morning for a scenic flight over the pristine and awe-inspiring western coastline of Tasmania. In the afternoon we arrive in Strahan, known as the gateway to two of Tasmania’s renowned wild rivers, the mighty Gordon and Franklin, which meander through the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. Lying in the heart of Tasmania’s World Heritage wilderness area, it is a region of spectacular gorges and deep river valleys.

Overnight: Strahan Village or similar

Day 9: Strahan - Cradle Mountain National Park

Cradle Mountain Lodge - Luxury accommodation - Luxury Private Air Tour TasmaniaThis morning we cruise the world heritage listed Gordon River including Hells Gate and aquaculture farms including a guided stopover at Sarah Island. Next, our flight to Devonport offers breathtaking aerial sightseeing over the Cradle Mountain region^. Encompassing some 161,000 hectares, Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park covers some of Tasmania’s highest country and is renowned for its magnificent alpine scenery. At the base of Cradle Mountain, in deep depressions cut by glacial action, lies Crater Lake, Dove Lake and Lake Lilla. Transfer to Cradle Mountain  Lodge located in alpine woodland.

Overnight: Cradle Mountain Lodge or similar

Day 10: Cradle Mountain National Park

Cradle Mountain - Dove Lake at the foot of the mountain - Luxury Private Air Tour TasmaniaToday, explore this World Heritage area of rugged mountains, glacial lakes and wild alpine moorlands. An adventure to remember today as we discover this spectacular pristine wilderness including Dove Lake and Waldheim Chalet. The afternoon is at leisure, giving you an opportunity to enjoy this outstanding national park before heading out to enjoy a unique encounter with the endangered mysterious and secretive Tasmanian Devil, learning about these marsupials and their conservation.

Overnight: Cradle Mountain Lodge or similar

Day 11: Cradle Mountain National Park - King Island - Launceston

Freycinet Lodge - seafood luncheon and Australian wine - Luxury Private Air Tour TasmaniaFly to King Island today to tour this unique island including a visit to the famous King Island Dairy. We fly on to Launceston and enjoy our farewell dinner this evening at the acclaimed Stillwater Restaurant.

Overnight: Peppers Seaport Launceston or similar

Day 12: Depart Launceston

Strahan - Discover the natural wonders of Tasmania with a Gordon River cruise - Luxury Private Air Tour AustraliaAfter a leisurely breakfast this morning transfer to the airport for your flight home. Say a fond farewell to new friends and take away memories of an unforgettable Southern Isles adventure.


An Air Tour with Bill Peach Journeys is the perfect way to explore these hard to reach destinations in the style, speed, and comfort of your own private aircraft. The formula is simple – travelling by private aircraft means that we can land directly in each location ensuring time on the ground is spent discovering each region.

Fully Inclusive

When you travel on an Aircruise everything is included and arranged before you even leave home. This means not only does your holiday include accommodation, dining, and all excursions but every single one of these elements is the finest in its class. Throughout the journey, you will have a Journey Director on hand to look after you every step of the way.

Mode of transport

This journey will be operated by a variety of aircraft. All aircraft are perfect for landing in the isolated airstrips throughout this journey. To ensure a variety of viewing for everyone, we change seat allocation each day. The aircraft is operated by an experienced pilot and accompanied by a Journey Director. The coaches that we use for the ground component of this journey are fully air-conditioned. There will also be air-conditioned 4WD vehicles used in some areas.

Airfares and pre & post accommodation

Please speak to your travel agent or Bill Peach Journeys about flights to and from Launceston to your homeport. We can also arrange additional pre and post accommodation.

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 are 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

*Conditions Apply: The $500 per person Early Bird Offer applies if booked and paid in full by 3 January, 2024 and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. 

Please note: The itinerary is subject to change once finalised. Due to ongoing challenges still faced by some operators, certain services are still being rebuilt. Your patience is appreciated.

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

When the journey is as important as the destination.