Winter transforms Ben Lomond into a captivating wonderland, and we invite you to embark on a mesmerizing journey to this snowy paradise. Next, as dusk descends and the golden hues of sunset fade, you may discover a spot along the East Coast, where a thriving penguin colony awaits. Step into a world of natural beautyView Dates & Book
Winter transforms Ben Lomond into a captivating wonderland, and we invite you to embark on a mesmerizing journey to this snowy paradise. Next, as dusk descends and the golden hues of sunset fade, you may discover a spot along the East Coast, where a thriving penguin colony awaits.
Step into a world of natural beauty.
Price: Single supplement $60 per person | Twin Share $795 per person
Deposit: $300 per person
Fitness level requirement: Medium
Final payment & booking close date: 15th July 2024
Inclusions: Coach Travel | 1 x Morning Tea | 1 x breakfasts | 1 x lunch | 1 x dinners | Accommodation at Diamond Island Resort | Entry to East Coast Natureworld | Shuffle Bus Ticket | Entry to National Park Pass
Pick ups: Hobart home pick up times will be advised closer to the departure date
Start your journey from Hobart, we will arrive at Ross which is known for its historic buildings and is a great place to stretch your legs.
Continue your drive towards Ben Lomond National Park. The park is approximately 100 kilometres from Ross and will take about 1.5 hours to reach. From the parking area, catch the shuffle bus that takes you to Ben Lomond Alpine Village. Enjoy the scenic bus ride up the mountain to the Alpine Village. Join us on a journey that will leave you breathless as you traverse the snowy peaks of Ben Lomond, immersing yourself in the pristine alpine landscapes and marvelling at the stunning vistas that stretch as far as the eye can see.
After taking in the breathtaking alpine scenery, you will settle into accommodation at Diamond Resort Island, where you will be staying for the night. But our adventure does not stop there. It is the time for you to visit the penguin colony. Witness the adorable little penguins returning to their nests after a day of fishing.
Wake up early to catch the mesmerising sunrise and enjoy a delicious breakfast at Diamond Resort Island.
Then continue to visit East Coast Natureworld. It offers visitors an exceptional and unforgettable experience with the region's unique flora and fauna. The sanctuary boasts a stunning natural environment where visitors can witness and interact with a wide variety of Australian wildlife. As you explore the sanctuary, you'll have the opportunity to encounter adorable kangaroos and wallabies, observe playful Tasmanian devils, and marvel at the beauty of native birds such as colourful parrots and majestic eagles.
Also, there is a must-visit destination for any nature enthusiast or adventure seeker, which is Bicheno Blowhole. Formed over thousands of years, this geological marvel is a spectacular sea cave that transforms into a mesmerizing blowhole, shooting majestic jets of seawater high into the air. Witnessing this impressive display of nature's forces is a sight you won't want to miss!
Next you can relax and enjoy leisurely lunch at Swansea. This has laid-back atmosphere ,so take your time, savour your meal, and enjoy the coastal ambiance that the town offers.
In the late afternoon, begin your journey back to Hobart. You can enjoy the scenic drive along the coastline, making desired stops along the way before taking you all home.
B=Breakfast, MT=Morning Tea, L =Lunch, D=Dinner
BOOKING INFORMATION AND PAYMENT METHODS
Post in booking request/s with cheque to PO Box 73, Richmond 7025 and we will do the rest, please include your pick-up point and best contact number.
Phone or visit our office and we can make a booking for you and provide you with a receipt.
BANK TRANSFER: please call to request banking details.
DAY TOURS: to secure your seat, full payment is required immediately. If you are unable to attend a day tour, we require 48 hours notice and we can provide you with a credit to use on another day tour. Cancellation under 48 hours is non-refundable.
MULTI-DAY TOURS: to secure your seat, a deposit is required immediately. This deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable to other tours. There will be a final date provided for the remainder of the package payment.
PASSENGER FORMS: All travellers on our Multi Day and Interstate/ International Tours are required to complete a Passenger Form which includes details of dietary, mobility and next of kin. This only needs to be completed once or updated when your details change.
COVID19 VACCINATION: To participate in our tours you are required to be 'up-to-date' (as per Australian Government guidelines) with your COVID Vaccination. We require proof of vaccination and ask to sight your Covid Vaccination Certificate.
If we cancel a tour for any reason, we can provide a refund or credit to be used within 18 months.
PICK UP: If you have a group of 6 or more, we can arrange a separate pick up for you.
POSTAGE: Due to increased cost of postage & delays we will not be posting payment receipts. We encourage you to visit us at our office if you require a receipt or provide us with an email address.
TRAVEL INSURANCE: We strongly recommend you obtain appropriate travel insurance at the time of paying your deposit for any of our multi-day tours.
PRICE CHANGES: Prices may change without notification.
ITINERARY CHANGES: We reserve the right to alter or omit any part of the itinerary.
SAFETY: Coal River Coaches reserves the right to decline to carry anyone if it is felt the individual cannot cope with the requirements of the tour, or who may require services that we cannot guarantee will be available, or if meals (due to certain dietary requirements) cannot be catered for.
SEATING: Coal River Coaches now operates with a Seat Rotation system on all Coach Tours.
WAIT LISTS: If a Tour that you want to go on is full, we can pop you on the Waitlist. This means if we have a cancellation, we will contact you.
Our Tours are subject to the venue & events in which we attend. If there are any changes or cancellations, we will make reasonable endeavours to contact you.
Please refer to the full terms and conditions for more information.
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