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Taste the real Tassie: Take a bite out of the Apple Isle with APT

Tasmania. An island state so beautiful, it had to stand alone from the rest of the country. With a captivating kaleidoscope of natural beauty, delectable dining experiences, and abundant wildlife, a trip to Tassie will leave you wanting more (and more!)

Tasmania. An island state so beautiful, it had to stand alone from the rest of the country. With a captivating kaleidoscope of natural beauty, delectable dining experiences, and abundant wildlife, a trip to Tassie will leave you wanting more (and more!)

Discover the very best of Australia’s picturesque island state with APT. Whether it’s an off-the-beaten-track 4WD adventure to Cradle Mountain, classic coach touring from Hobart, expedition-style small ship cruising to remote coastal destinations, luxury short breaks indulging in some of Tassie’s delicious gourmet delights, or exciting private jet air tours, there’s a travel style for everyone.

Take your pick from these five luxury ways to experience Tasmania.

1. Classic Journeys

Explore Dove Lake with a local guide, admiring the beauty of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park on the 12 Day Tasmania Complete. Image credit: Jason Charles Hill
Explore Dove Lake with a local guide, admiring the beauty of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park on the 12 Day Tasmania Complete. Image credit: Jason Charles Hill

APT’s signature coach touring is what sets them apart from the rest. With luxury hotel stays, expert drivers, experienced tour guides, and well-rounded itineraries, it’s the perfect option for those who don’t want the hassle of planning a holiday. Why not try APT’s most popular itinerary, Tasmania Complete – a 12-day sojourn through Tasmania’s most iconic destinations, such as Hobart, Lake St Clair National Park and Launceston.

2. 4WD Adventures

Stay in boutique lodges surrounded by national park at Bay of Fires Lodge on the 8 Day Tassie Wilderness Explorer ©Tourism Australia
Stay in boutique lodges surrounded by national park such as the Bay of Fires Lodge on the 8 Day Tassie Wilderness Explorer. Image credit: Tourism Australia

Take a walk on the wild side with APT’s selection of off-the-beaten-track adventures in some of Tassie’s most stunning locations. Explore the idyllic coastal scenery of Freycinet National Park and be amazed by the untouched beauty of the Bay of Fires. The Tassie Wilderness Explorer is the perfect itinerary for travellers looking for an adventure dabbled with luxury.

3. Small Ship Expedition Cruising

Travel by Zodiac from the MS Caledonian Sky direct to the Port Arthur penal settlement. Image credit: Hype TV
Travel by Zodiac from the MS Caledonian Sky to the Port Arthur penal settlement on the 8 Day Tasmania Exploration. Image credit: Hype TV

Take to the open waters with the Australian-owned vessel Caledonian Sky. With just 99 guests onboard, this all-inclusive expedition cruise will take you to destinations not accessible by larger ships. The Tasmania Exploration will take you to King Island Dairy to sample their famous selection of cheeses and visit the remote and rugged Port Davey, where few people have been before.

4. Luxury Short Breaks

Wade into the waters of Freycinet Marine Farm to enjoy freshly-caught pacific oysters on the 6 Day Tasmania Epicurean 4WD Escape. Image credit: Tourism Tasmania & Adrian Cook
Wade into the waters of Freycinet Marine Farm to enjoy freshly-caught pacific oysters on the 6 Day Tasmania Epicurean 4WD Escape. Image credit: Tourism Tasmania & Adrian Cook

If time is of the essence, a luxury short break is a perfect solution. Overnight stays in luxury lodges and boutique accommodation, a strong focus on locally sourced gourmet dining and intimate group sizes together create the perfect combo for a quick getaway in style. The 6-day Tasmanian Epicurean 4WD Escape is ideal for capturing the asperous Tassie landscape in comfort.

5. Private Jet Air Tours

Explore King Island and savour its gastronomic delights on the 5 Day Wonders of Tasmania by Private Jet. Image credit: Stu Gibson
Explore King Island and savour its gastronomic delights on the 5 Day Wonders of Tasmania by Private Jet. Image credit: Stu Gibson

Holiday in ultimate style with APT’s privately chartered air tours. Save time in transit and enjoy more time on the ground in your destination. Explore the beautiful King Island and all its gastronomical delights, peruse local markets in Salamanca, and enjoy the stunning vistas of Cradle Mountain on the 5-day Wonders of Tasmania by Private Jet.

APT, Here For You

Mona ©Jesse Hunniford
Travel to MONA (Museum of Old and New Art) by fast ferry and wander the eclectically bedecked halls and galleries on the 8 Day Tasmania Epicurean 4WD Escape. Image credit: Jesse Hunniford

Family-owned and with over 90 years of experience, APT is your tour provider of choice for exploring Tasmania. Product Manager Maureen Styles says “We have been lucky enough to host tours to the island for more than 30 years. Agents trust us to deliver an unforgettable Tasmanian holiday experience and that’s why they book clients to travel with us time and time again.” 

For more information on the best ways to explore the Apple Isle, speak to your ATG BDM, or call APT on 1300 196 420.

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