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Island-hopping indulgences

The Great Australian Gourmet Adventure

Get hands-on and go behind-the-scenes traversing Tasmania’s tastiest treasures
over 7-delicious days and nights.

Hop across Bass Strait (on a private charter flight from Melbourne) for a paddock-to-plate introduction to King Island’s tastiest treats. Continue the adventure in Launceston to learn the art of sparkling and craft a bottle to your taste. On Tasmania’s Freycinet Peninsula, Saffire lodge is the luxurious base from which to enjoy private picnics, shuck ocean-fresh oysters and cruise on crystal clear waters. On the heli-transfer to Hobart, call in at the Agrarian Kitchen to forage, cook and feast on Tasmania’s finest produce. No visit to Hobart would be complete without a Posh-as day at MONA.


Depart from Melbourne on a private charter flight to King Island. A private guided tour of this remote and rugged island in Bass Strait is rewarded with stunning scenery as you tour beyond local farm gates and delicious local delicacies as you indulge in a five-course lunch followed by desserts and cheeses at the famed King Island Dairy before your onward private charter flight to Launceston.


Your driver will be waiting to transfer you to your accommodation the lovingly restored Red Feather Inn. Relax in your spacious Library Suite or wander in the property’s pretty kitchen garden before heading back in to town to the riverside Stillwater restaurant, our recommendation for this evening’s dinner.

Accommodation: Red Feather Inn, near Launceston (2 nights)

King Island Tasmania Lighthouse

An Art of Sparkling masterclass at Josef Chromy wines’ cellar door will guide you through your own liqueur d’expedition dosage trials to craft a bottle of sparkling wine exactly to your tastes. Your bottled blend will be sent to you to enjoy back home, but before you leave, sit down to enjoy a tutored private tasting of current release wines and a delightful two-course lunch.


We can recommend a relaxed night in for dinner at the Red Feather Inn this evening.

Accommodation: Red Feather Inn, near Launceston

Josef Chromy Tamar Valley Tasmania Wine

A private road transfer will transport you to Tasmania’s stunning Freycinet Peninsula today.


Saffire Freycinet is your luxury-lodge base for the next three nights to enjoy wonderful wilderness walks, all-inclusive delicious dining and a host of other signature experiences: from cooking demonstrations and cocktail mixology masterclasses, beekeeping experiences and birdwatching, kayaking and Tassie Devil conservation.


Travelling with Southern Crossings, a gourmet packed picnic is included with your Saffire stay to help you enjoy the very best of these beautiful outdoors.

Accommodation: Saffire Freycinet, Freycinet Peninsula (3 nights)

Saffire Freycinet Lounge, Freycinet

Headed out into the bay today (in a pair of waders) to sample oysters shucked straight from their beds, accompanied by fine Tassie sparkling. This immersive local experience is one of Tasmania’s iconic highlights.


Plump local oysters and flavoursome grass-fed meats, local Freycinet wines and creamy Tassie cheeses are just some of the delicious regional produce showcased on Saffire’s menus, all served with panoramic coastal views.

Accommodation: Saffire Freycinet, Freycinet Peninsula 

A couple sampling Oysters straight from the sea at Saffire Freycinet

A half-day cruise to Schouten Island aboard Saffire’s purpose-built vessel introduces you to local residents past and present: from the original Indigenous inhabitants to pioneering pastoralists and Australian fur seals basking in the sun.


The afternoon is yours to enjoy – exploring further Freycinet’s spectacular surrounds or perhaps enjoying indulgent Saffire Spa treatments?

Accommodation: Saffire Freycinet, Freycinet Peninsula 

Aerial, Saffire Freycinet

A private scenic helicopter flight will transport you to Hobart to meet with your connecting road transfer to Tasmania’s Agrarian Kitchen where you can join in one of their coveted hands-on cooking classes.


Sit down to enjoy your spoils before transferring back to Hobart where we can recommend an evening at the fabulous Fico restaurant that deliciously fuses the owners’ European heritage with Tasmania’s finest produce

Accommodation: MACq1, Hobart (2 nights)

Macq1 Hobart Waterfront luxury accommodation

Wake up to waterfront views and make your way around the harbour for as Posh-As day at MONA including return Posh-Pit ferry transfers, a private Moorilla winery walk and guided wine tasting, museum entry, lunch with matched wines and a bottle of Muse to take home with you.


This evening, we recommend you try Hobart’s Templo restaurant, tucked away in the back streets, this tiny restaurant delivers big on flavour with weekly-changing chef’s menus.

Accommodation: MACq1, Hobart 

MONA on the Lake

A private transfer will take you to Hobart Airport to connect with your onward travel arrangements,

Or continue on the Great Australian Gourmet Adventure in New South Wales.

Important Information

Price – From $23,960 for two people on a double/twin share basis



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