7 Day charter itinerary – South East Tasmania
DAY ONE – Hobart
The second oldest city in Australia, Hobart is Tasmania’s gateway to many and varied world-class destinations including World Heritage areas enriched with superb scenery, colonial history and diverse natural attractions. Nestled amongst the foothills of Mount Wellington, Hobart combines heritage charm with a modern lifestyle in a setting of exceptional beauty. Berth at Elizabeth Street Pier and take the tender up the river to MONA Museum for an out of this world modern art experience. The Museum of Old and New Art is the largest privately funded museum in Australia. The Owner’s unconventional and challenging curatorial approach presents antiquities and some of the world’s most infamous, thought-provoking contemporary art from the David Walsh collection. Walsh himself described the museum as a “subversive adult Disneyland”.
Battery Point offers a tight nest of lanes and 19th-century cottages where you can spend an afternoon exploring; stumble upon Salamanca market and discover the many art and craft galleries. You can meet the makers in tiny boutiques that sell quality handcrafted goods. Be sure not to miss the views from Mount Wellington; hike or drive up the mountain for a captivating, picturesque view of the city.
DAY TWO – Bruny Island
Hobart is the gateway to many of Southern Tasmania’s best travel experiences including Bruny Island. Cruise to Bruny Island via the D’Entrecasteaux channel where you will discover some of Tasmania’s most remarkable reserved natural environments, abundant wildlife and stunning clifftop views. Discover the best of Tasmanian produce recognised by the world’s top chefs via local artisan cheeses and world-renowned wines. Bruny Island cheese tasting on the beach followed by a world-renowned Pinot is a must-do activity! A highlight is the South Bruny National Park where you can immerse yourself between towering cliffs overlooking long sandy beaches, coastal heathland, underwater gardens of kelp seaweed and some amazing bushwalks to take it all in.
Spend the night at Alexander’s Bay before moving to Huon River for day three.
DAY THREE – Huon River
The Huon River is a picturesque area within a region of waterways noted for its exceptional variety of landscapes, from the still waters of the tranquil Huon River to the magnificent forests of the Hartz Mountains National Park. Enjoy the region’s seasonal produce by visiting Home Hill Winery Restaurant where the salmon from the local salmon farms is highly recommended.
Spend the night at anchor in Port Cygnet.
DAY FOUR – Dover
Spend Day Four anchored at Dover, a pretty fishing village with beaches, pastoral scenery and plenty of fresh seafood and produce for guests with a refined interest in food. Dover sits at the head of Esperance Bay and overlooks the small islands of Faith, Hope and Charity.
It is home to attractive beaches and unspoiled scenery with quaint cottages and English trees that give the town an old world charm making for very pretty anchorage.
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