• 6 Days Tasmania Wilderness

    Uncover the natural beauty of the pristine environment Tasmania has to offer in this complete discovery of the island. Encounter diverse natural landscape - rugged alpine mountains, crystalline crater lakes, wetlands and more and get up close with native Australian animals.
  • 6 Days Tasmania Wilderness

    Uncover the natural beauty of the pristine environment Tasmania has to offer in this complete discovery of the island. Encounter diverse natural landscape - rugged alpine mountains, crystalline crater lakes, wetlands and more and get up close with native Australian animals. (Photo credit: Tourism Australia)
  • 6 Days Tasmania Wilderness

    Uncover the natural beauty of the pristine environment Tasmania has to offer in this complete discovery of the island. Encounter diverse natural landscape - rugged alpine mountains, crystalline crater lakes, wetlands and more and get up close with native Australian animals. (Photo credit: Tourism Australia)
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6 days
From AED15,030/Adult

Itinerary

SAFFIRE STAY 4 PAY 3
Valid for stays from May 1, 2017 until September 30, 2017

Australia Luxury Series Featuring

Saffire, a luxury coastal sanctuary on Tasmania’s East Coast, discreetly positioned overlooking the Hazards Mountains, Freycinet Peninsula and pristine waters of Great Oyster Bay

Cradle Mountain Lodge, an escape set discretely within the wilderness of the National Park

Stunning nature walks and a nocturnal tour to see the Tasmanian Devil

Tasmania’s gastronomic delights and refined wines



  • Day 00/01 - Dubai / Launceston / Cradle Mountain

    Choose Your Travel Style

    Travel with your Private Chauffeur Guide
    Have your private guide take you around the island, making stops specific to your personal interests!

    Self-drive
    Tasmania is a perfect self-drive destination –traffic is generally light, and roads are in good condition with clear directional signs. All tours and hotels will be booked seamlessly in advance for you.

     

    Fly Dubai/Melbourne EK 406 1010/0525+1 - Daily  (13h 15m)
       Melbourne/Launceston VA 1362 0835/0940 – Daily ( 1h 15m)
     Or   QF 5731 0650/0755 (1h 15m) - Daily


    On arrival in Tasmania, collect your self-drive vehicle or be greeted by your chauffeur/guide.

    Drive through Launceston and continue to Cradle Mountain Lodge (2.5h drive).

    Check into the hotel and embark on the Speeler track with scenic vistas ranging from cool temperate rainforests, to the seemingly endless fields of buttongrass known as the ‘Fury Plains’. The 1.5 hours walk also offers the perfect opportunity to spot wombats, wallabies and echidnas.

  • Day 02 - Cradle Mountain

    This morning, embark on a discovery guided walk to the Crater Falls and further on. (Approx 3 hrs). Return to the lodge to wind down, in the afternoon, follow the Dove Canyon Track to the Pencil Pine Falls for an invigorating swim! Continue downstream towards Knyvet Falls. (Approx 1 hour). In the evening take a nocturnal tour.  

    Alternatively, other activities are available at additional cost, such as fly-fishing, biking, alpine spa, canyoning, horse-riding, quad-biking, helicopter charters and more! (Guided Tours and Walks on join-in basis and may vary with departure date; other walk options available)

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 03 - Cradle Mountain / Freycinet

    Today drive 4.5 hours to Freycinet and check into your lodge. In the afternoon, ride your mountain bike along the fire-trails of Coles Bay Conservation Area at your leisure. You may observe Tasmanias endemic bird and plant species that reside on the Peninsula. Alternatively, take a walk along the bushland or beach. Spend the night star-gazing, enchanted by the bewildering Freycinet night skies through our state-of-the-art telescope.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 04 - Freycinet

    Today, join our guide for a 2 hour walk to the lookout over Wineglass Bay. Learn about the Peninsulas rich history and flora and fauna. Proceed to the local Freycinet Winery where you will learn the art of wine-making and indulge in some fine Tasmanian fare and wine tasting.

    In your free time, you may kayak, go fishing straight off the rocky shoreline or if golf is your game, there are several courses in the vicinity. (Join-in tour schedules at Saffire may vary with departure date)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 05 - Freycinet

    Today, visit the Freycinet Marine Oyster Farm and develop an understanding for wetland and marine ecology, plus, a taste for prized Freycinet Pacific Oysters in a beautiful setting.

    Afternoon, absorb the scenery on Pelican Bay Canoeing and Bird-watching adventure. Observe the pelicans and marine life, while listening to your professional guide. Back in the lodge, food enthusiasts could choose to cook alongside a master Saffire chef or have a cocktail mixology masterclass.

    Note: There are many options of inclusive and chargeable experiences, we are happy to tailor-make the trip according to your interests. Join-in tour schedules at Saffire may vary with departure date.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 06 - Freycinet / Hobart / Dubai

    Transfer to Hobart for your flight home (175km; 2.5 hours)

    Fly Hobart/ Melbourne VA 1333 1810/1925 – (1h 15m) Daily except Sat
    Or Hobart/ Melbourne QF 2286 1715/1830 – Daily
      Melbourne/Dubai EK 407 2125/0530+1 – Daily (14h 5m)


    Meals included: Breakfast

    3-Days Extension - Cradle Mountain Huts Walk – One Of The Great Walks Of The World!

    Discover one of Australia’s most spectacular World Heritage Areas while trekking the world famous Overland Track in the peaceful and exquisite terrain. Wander through ancient rainforests, past waterfalls, alpine meadows & button grass plains once covered by glaciers! At the end of each day, wind down in the comfort of the remote Cradle Mountain Huts.

    • Replace 2N in Cradle Mountain Lodge with a 5N Cradle Mountain Huts Walk
    • 67km over 6 days ( Between 7 to 12km per day)
    • Rating: Moderate – hard
    • Group of 10/Fully Guided
    • Pack and raincoat hire included
    • Start/ends in Launceston
    • 5 purpose built huts with hot showers and toilets
    • Operates daily – Oct to April
    • Waterproof walking boots recommended
    • Chat with us for other great extension options available, like the 4D Bay of Fires Walk or 4D Maria Island Walk

    1-Day Extension: Hobart - Colonial City With 19th Century Heritage

    • Spend an additional night in Hobart - Henry Jones Art Hotel
    • Enjoy a Half day City Tour of Hobart – the most historical capital of Australia.
    • Suggestions: Get lost in Salamanca market in Hobart every Saturday from 8am- 3pm with 300 over stalls selling produce, arts and crafts from all over Tasmania, interstate and overseas.
     Chat with us more for other great extension options available, like the 4D Bay of Fires Walk or 4D Maria Island Walk

 

 

 

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