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wildlife & nature • 3 days, 2 nights

Walking & Wine in Tasmania’s Freycinet National Park

wildlife & nature • 3 days, 2 nights

Walking & Wine in Tasmania’s Freycinet National Park

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  • Group Size 12 People Maximum
  • Activity Level
  • Travel Style
    Outdoor Expedition

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Trip Overview

The Australian island-state of Tasmania is home to some of the planet’s most extraordinary natural wonders, from towering pink cliffs to world-renowned grapes—and charismatic marsupials found nowhere else on Earth. Join a curious cohort of Atlas Obscura and Tastemade travelers for an immersive, five-day exploration of Tasmania’s most vibrant national parks. Sip Tassie wine while searching for seals, sample locally sourced seafood under the stars, and stroll through the bush, keeping your eyes peeled for pear-shaped red bellied pademelon and famously fierce Tasmanian devils, among other endemic species that call this island home.

  • Wineglass Bay, one of the world’s most beautiful beaches
  • Locally sourced meals prepared by your guides
  • Distillery tour
  • Premium local wines
  • Wildlife encounters on Maria Island


Itineraries and daily schedules are subject to change. We expect to do everything listed in the itinerary, though the order may be rearranged based on weather or other local conditions.

Trip Leaders

Having settled in Tasmania in early 2011, Brenton is at home in the mountains. He’s trekked more of the island state than most, and is excited to share many a tale from his adventures. Holding a degree in Archaeology, Brenton is interested in human history and migration. When he isn’t on the track leading guests, he can be found running with his beautiful dog, Jack, around the leafy suburbs of North Hobart.
Born and raised in northern Tasmania, Daniel spent his early years camping, kayaking, and exploring Tassie with his family. After a few years spent living on the mainland, Daniel returned home to start a career in guiding. Completing a bachelor’s degree in Tourism Management in 2016, he has worked on the Bay of Fires, Maria Island, and Freycinet with a focus on gourmet travel. Daniel has grown to love all things locally produced, and when he’s not working, he can be found at one of the many craft beer bars or beaches around Hobart.

Additional Info


The total cost of this trip is $1,730, based on double occupancy.

Traveling Solo?

You’re in good company. Solo travelers typically make up about half of our small groups. With curiosity at the center of our experiences, there’s a natural camaraderie that develops over the course of a trip. Have your own room, subject to availability, for a supplemental cost of $230. When booking, please select the single room package option.


We’ll be staying at the Freycinet Resort for both nights of the trip. Tucked away in thick forest on the side of Mount Paul and surrounded by protected national park land, Freycinet Resort offers a private, peaceful experience. It’s the only resort on the mountain, and it offers unparalleled 360-degree views that encompass The Hazards, Friendly Beaches, Great Oyster Bay, and the Tasman Sea. Each private eco-certified lodge has a king bed and a private outdoor deck. 

Arrival & Departure

Our trip begins in Hobart in the morning on Day 1. We recommend you arrive in Hobart in the evening the day before our trip begins so that you can meet our guide and group first thing the following morning. Our trip concludes in the evening on Day 3. If leaving Tasmania directly after our trip, we recommend staying the night in Hobart and departing the following morning. If you’d like to extend your trip, we’re happy to provide suggestions for things to do and see in Tasmania on your own.

Activity Level

Travelers should feel comfortable walking two to four miles over the course of each day, spending time in nature, remaining on their feet for long periods of time, and sometimes walking on uneven terrain. Travelers should also be comfortable on and around water.

  • Two nights of accommodation at the Freycinet Resort. 
  • All meals described in the itinerary.
  • Transportation throughout the trip. Travel will be foot and in a comfortable 12-seat van.
  • Experienced local guides to accompany you for the duration of the trip, as well as special guests throughout.
  • Admission to all proposed activities, locations, and events.
  • A great group of fellow Atlas Obscura travelers, excited to explore all that Tasmania has to offer!
  • 24/7 emergency assistance through Global Rescue.
  • Special access to unique places and extraordinary experiences.
  • Transportation to and from starting point/ending point.
  • Pre- and post-trip accommodations, including accommodations in Hobart. 
  • Airport transfers (recommendations for travel between the airport and your accommodations will be provided).
  • Travel insurance (recommended).
  • Additional meals and drinks outside of Atlas Obscura offerings, including most alcoholic beverages.
  • Applying for a Australian visa, if applicable.
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Trip FAQ

Most dietary restrictions can be accommodated, though in most cases ingredients can’t be substituted or omitted from particular dishes. If you have a severe allergy, please contact us to find out if this is the right trip for you.

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Upcoming Departures

  • Sep 28–Sep 30, 2021
    $1,730 per group
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