Value Packed Itinerary



41 day Tasmanian Boutique tour.   9 February to 20 March 2016.


A joint project of the Rotary Club of George Town, Tasmania and E-Club of NextGen supporting Australian Rotary Health Mental Health Research and Wellbeing.

Includes tours and transfers to many Islands, river cruises, dinners, club meetings, special speakers, special insight experiences, heaps of catering including many happy hours, van parks, formal evenings, theme Polo shirt, official welcome, gala Mental Health Dinner and more, all in a relaxed travel mode for a compelling cause. Accompanied by the Australian Rotary Health Winnebago. 

Meet new Rotary Friends by making a booking of A$300 per person (non refundable) based on a full fee of A$3950 per person for the full itinerary. It assumes you have your own van or motorhome. For full registration details contact Ian Yarker.   0427 330 966

Created by PE Graeme and PP Pam Johns of George Town Rotary Club with the support of many Tasmanian Rotarians. Designed for Rotarians, and like-minded caravan and motorhome travellers.

Value packed itinerary:

  • Excitement begins. Meet & Greet, hand outs, D.G John Dare Welcome. 
  • Drive to Ulverstone via Sheffield Murals for Leven River Cruise then to Stanley via Wynyard.
  • Travel to Arthur River. River cruise and short walk in rain forest.
  • Robbins Island "Woolnorth excursion". Wind farm tour. Climb the Nut. Visit historic buildings.
  • Leven River Cruise. Visit Table Cape & Burnie. Cheese tasting Centre.
  • Visit Festivale in Launceston, The Evandale Markets in Evandale or your own tour!
  • Drive to Arthurs Lake Pump Station. Visit Waddamana Power Station.
  • Explore the Central Highlands, visit Bothwell on the Clyde River, lunch at the Nant Distillery.
  • Free Day for optional tours or a rest day to catch up on some shopping and chatting.
  • Tamar River Cruise (lunch), Cataract Gorge, "Talk on Tamar River”
  • A day out together on a bus tour sightseeing the North East / Central North.
  • Setting up for Wings and Things. Rotary Project. Drive to Tam O Shanter Golf Club for Theme Night " where the bush meets the sea " Bush Tucker Night "
  • Major Rotary Club Project " Wings and Things" North St  George Town.
  • Slate tour, Lavendar farm, Peter Cox (MC) Lefrey and gold mining, Barnbougle Golf Club.
  • Ledgerwood carvings, Timber Eco Centre industry, Quarn bike ride.
  • Tomahawk Island, beach combing, indigenous talk on area.
  • Derby Tin Mine, St Columba Falls, Pub in the Paddock, Pyengana Cheese factory.
  • Bay of Fires, wharf area St Helens, Death by Chocolate.
  • Drive East Coast via Bicheno. Coastal walk. (seafood) Coles Bay. Walk into Wineglass Bay.
  • Wineglass bay, Schouten Island cruise, history of Maria Island talk.
  • Swansea Bush Mill visit, winery visit, Ironhorse Brewery.
  • Maria Island National park, ranger talk, island excursion.
  • Convict Trail, Port Arthur historic site, Salt river, Ghost Tour.
  • Boat cruise to Tasman Island, Tassie Devil Park, William Henry Boutique Whiskey Distillery.
  • Huon Boat Building, Apple Shed, Gourmat Farmer Long Table, optional Jet Boat Ride.
  • Trip to Bruny Island via ferry, yellow boat ride, Bruny Island Safaris food and wine tour.
  • Visit Mona an unforgettable experience, Mt Wellington, Peppermint Bay Cruise to Woodbridge.
  • Free Day for optional tours or a rest day to catch up on some shopping.
  • Early farmers talk, Callington Mill, Richmond Village.
  • "Bushrangers of Tasmania" talk, National Park, Salmon ponds, Russell Falls, Bothwell.
  • Mt Field, Gordon Dam/Scotts Peak, Valley of Giants, Clea Hill Road, Adamsfield.
  • Lake St Clair boat cruise, The Wall in the Wilderness, bushwalking.
  • Bonnet Island Sunset cruise.
  • Talk on Sarah Island, Sarah Island Macquarie Harbour cruise.
  • West Coast mining talk, mines tour, Mt McCall.
  • Free Day for optional tours or a rest day to catch up on some shopping.
  • Smelter site, tunnel, Monty's, Trial Harbour.
  • St Patrick`s Day, Piemans River Cruise, optional tours available.
  • DRIVE to Cradle Mt Lodge Stay night. Special Dinner.
  • Final Gala Rotary Dinner supporting Australian Rotary Health. Guest Speakers.
  • Last day before boarding the Spirit of Tasmania back to Melbourne. Reflection on tour, projects in Rotary.  Option to stay at Apex Caravan Park, Deloraine.

    For the full itinerary please click HERE.