Tasmania & South Australia Expedition

Australia
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Departure dates

From 01-Sep-2021 to 30-Apr-2022

What's included

Experiences in 12 locations.
11 nights aboard the MS Caledonian Sky with excursion on Zodiac vessels.
Services of an APT Expedition Leader and Team.
Locally inspired dining - a total of 32 meals and a wide range of onboard beverages.
Visit remote Port Davey on the southwest coast of Tasmania.
Cruise to King Island and Kangaroo Island.
Take an exciting charter flight over the Flinders Ranges, Wilpena Pound and Lake Eyre.
Wade into the waters of Coffin Bay to enjoy oysters and a glass of bubbly.
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Itinerary / more information

  • Day 1 - Arrive Hobart, Embark Ship

    To begin, walk the Salamanca Market and peruse more than 300 stalls*. Later this afternoon, embark your ship, the MS Caledonian Sky. Begin your journey by cruising along the River Derwent, complete with stunning views of Hobart. Meet your captain and crew at tonight’s welcome reception and dinner. 

    *On 28 January 2022 departure, visit Salamanca Market on the morning of Day 2.

  • Day 2 - Port Arthur Travel by Zodiac to Port Arthur penal settlement. Your full day here includes a guided tour of the penitentiary and Port Arthur Gallery, with time to explore the gardens and the rest of the site. 
  • Day 3 - Port Davey Arrive in Port Davey, where a Signature Experience awaits. 
  • Day 4 - Coles Bay, Freycinet National Park This morning we will explore the Freycinet National Park and surrounding areas. The majestic beauty of Freycinet’s granite mountains and white, sandy beaches have long been admired by naturalists, artists and writers, and the area was reserved as a National Park in 1916. 
  • Day 5 - Burnie A morning tour of this port town will take you to the Makers Workshop artisan centre and Emu Valley Rhododendron Gardens. Then visit the boutique Hellyers Road Distillery for a spot of whiskey tasting. 
  • Day 6 - King Island Located in Bass Strait, King Island is a peaceful paradise with rugged coastlines, beautiful beaches and wonderful nature walks. Visit the famous King Island Dairy to taste its cheeses on a tour that includes Grassy Lighthouse, Seal Rocks State Reserve and Lavinia Nature Reserve.
  • Day 7 - Portland Historic Portland, on Victoria’s coast, is a renowned viewing area for Southern Right and Blue whales. It is also closely associated with Australia’s first saint, Mary MacKillop. We have most of the day to explore the area.  
  • Day 8 - Robe, Limestone Coast Cruise into the world-renowned Limestone Coast area and the port of Robe, gateway to the Coonawarra wine region. Visit boutique wineries before discovering the ancient Naracoorte Caves.  
  • Day 9 - Kangaroo Island Enjoy Kangaroo Island’s astonishing wildlife and scenery during a tour which includes a birds of prey show. Look for kangaroos, wallabies, echidnas, penguins, goannas, and array of birdlife. 
  • Day 10 - Port Lincoln, Coffin Bay We make our way to Port Lincoln on the Eyre Peninsula. Home to the largest fishing fleet in the Southern Hemisphere, the Eyre Peninsula produces some of the best seafood in Australia. After today’s Signature Experience, you will have some free time. Perhaps visit the Boston Brewery for a cold local beer (at additional expense). 
  • Day 11 - Adelaide, Wilpena Pound, Flinders Ranges, Lake Eyre Step ashore in Adelaide for a Signature Experience.
  • Day 12 - Disembark Ship, Depart Adelaide Disembark for the final time and transfer to the airport for your onward flight. 
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