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Great Walks of Australia: 4-Day Freycinet Experience Walk

Freycinet Experience Walk

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Highlights

This is the original and advanced eco-certified Freycinet Experience Walk – with only 10 walkers, this four-day guided, all-inclusive adventure covers the entire length of the Freycinet Peninsula on Tasmania’s beautiful east coast, including the iconic Wineglass Bay. Guests carry small packs and spend three nights at the fully sustainable, Friendly Beaches Lodge and enjoy home cooked meals made with the best produce available in Tasmania.

What You'll Get

Itinerary

Day 1: Hobart -- Coles Bay -- Schouten Island, 3.5 miles (6 km) of walking

Stop At: Coles Bay, Freycinet, Tasmania Australia
Meet your walking group at the Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel in Hobart for a lovely 3-hour drive to Coles Bay on the Freycinet Peninsula. You'll stop for morning tea near the historic Spiky Bridge outside Swansea. Once you arrive at Coles Bay, board the Naturaliste for a scenic cruise down the peninsula's western coast to Schouten Island, Freycinet's southernmost point. Enjoy a picnic lunch then walk up Bear Hill for stunning views of the peninsula, or go fishing for your dinner in Schouten Passage. Return to your lodge at Friendly Beaches for dinner of freshly caught fish paired with fine Tasmanian wine.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Friendly Beaches Lodge

Day 2: Coles Bay -- Mt Graham -- Wineglass Bay, 7.5 miles (12 km) of walking

Stop At: Wineglass Bay, Freycinet rd, Coles Bay, Freycinet, Tasmania Australia
After an early breakfast at your lodge, you'll be transferred to Coles Bay for a boat trip down the peninsula. Arrive at Bryan's Beach for a choice of two walks. Take a tranquil, coastal walk from Bryan's Beach to world-famous Wineglass Bay. Alternatively, embark on a more challenging walk from Cook's Beach to the top of Mt Graham, descending to Wineglass Bay via the spectacular Quartzite Ridge. Take a swim in the perfectly shaped Wineglass Bay before making the steep climb to the lookout for views over the water. Return to the lodge by vehicle and relax with a hot shower before dinner.

Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Friendly Beaches Lodge

Day 3: Coles Bay -- Bluestone Bay -- Friendly Beaches, 7.5 miles (12 km) of walking

Stop At: Coles Bay, Freycinet, Tasmania Australia
Following breakfast, a 4WD vehicle takes you to Bluestone Bay to admire the unusual cliffs of White Water Wall. Climb the Bluestone Bay cliff tops, and then follow a track used by the Indigenous Oyster Bay tribe that is dotted with rare grass trees and flowering plants. Walk among orange lichen-covered rocks on the Friendly Beaches headland, then stroll along white-sand beaches on the way back to the lodge. Enjoy afternoon tea and a relaxing evening by the fire at the lodge.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Friendly Beaches Lodge

Day 4: Coles Bay -- Saltwater Lagoon -- Isaac's Point, 3.5 miles (6 km) of walking

Stop At: Friendly Beaches, Coles Bay Rd Freycinet National parks, Coles Bay, Freycinet, Tasmania Australia
Sleep in, or take an early-morning swim. After breakfast at the lodge, walk along the ridge of Mt Mary, known for its fossils, and descend to Saltwater Lagoon to see nesting black swans and pelicans. Enjoy lunch at the lodge before a walk along Friendly Beaches to Isaac's Point. Here you'll find your vehicle waiting to return you to Hobart at the end of your memorable four-day Freycinet Experience.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Walking in cotton, silk or denim garments is NOT recommended as those fabrics are unsuitable as they do not breathe and can be cold and heavy
  • Hiking boots are recommended, preferably with ankle support and well 'worn in' / 'broken-in'
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • A moderate level of fitness is required
  • You will only be required to carry a day-pack with your camera, lunch, water and clothing for each day of the walk
  • Wet-weather jackets and a backpack will be provided if you don't have your own
  • Luggage can be stored at the lodge
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Inclusions
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 3x Dinner
  • 4x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • 3 nights lodge accommodation
  • All touring
  • Beverages
  • Use of waterproof jackets and day packs
  • National Park Pass
  • Round-trip shared transfer from Hobart
  • Entry/Admission - Coles Bay
  • Entry/Admission - Wineglass Bay
  • Entry/Admission - Friendly Beaches


Exclusions
  • Hiking boots and poles
  • Gratuities


Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We depart from the Old Woolstores Apartments in Hobart, we ask guests to gather there at 8am on the first morning.



Departure Time
8:00 AM

Duration
4 days

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Freycinet Experience Walk in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here.

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