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EXCLUSIVE FCEM POST-CONGRESS TOUR
EXPLORING HOBART , TASMANIA
WITH DI TOMPSON - FCEM ASIA VICE PRESIDENT
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About 

Exploring Hobart, Tasmania

27 to 30 October 2024

*Tour extension options available

Embark on an unforgettable few days with Di Tompson to her town of HOBART, on the island state of Tasmania for this FCEM post-congress tour.  Our exclusive three-day tour promises a perfect blend of luxury and adventure, tailored exclusively for attendees like you.  Discover the hidden treasures of Hobart and surrounds as you traverse pristine wilderness, majestic mountains, and cobblestoned streets.

Immerse yourself in the rich cultural, artistic and architectural tapestry of the island state, where every corner unveils a new story waiting to be told. Indulge in gourmet dining experiences showcasing Tasmania's renowned culinary delights, accompanied by fine wines from its world-class vineyards.

For those seeking to extend their Tasmanian escapade, we offer optional extras to delve deeper into this captivating destination or venture further to the breathtaking Whitsundays. Whether you choose to unwind amidst Tasmania's natural wonders or explore the azure waters of the Whitsundays, let us curate an experience that transcends expectations and creates lifelong memories.

 

All you need to do is book the suggested flights to and from Tasmania and we'll organise the rest!

 

Exclusive post-congress tour pricing:

Until 17 July 2024    EARLY BIRD PRICE $1,995 AUD twin share

18 July 2024               FULL PRICE $2,195 AUD twin share

23 August 2024        Balance payment due

Pay deposit of $500 AUD by 17 July to secure Early Bird pricing.

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Tour Itinerary

Wednesday 23 - Saturday 26 October
Sydney

Sydney FCEM Congress

Sunday 27 October
Sydney - Hobart,Tasmania

Check in at Sydney Domestic Airport by 8.25am

Fly Sydney to Hobart

Qantas Airways flight QF 993
Departs 9.25am Arrives 11.20am
Non stop 1hr 55mins- Economy Class


Transfer on arrival to your hotel


Check in for your three-night stay at the RACV Hobart Hotel and enjoy free time to explore and settle in


5:00pm | Welcome drinks followed by “Welcome to Tassie” dinner

Monday 28 October
Hobart

Breakfast at your hotel

10.00am | Check in at the Brooke Street Pier for the 10.15am ferry, the MONA Roamer

 

Disembark at the “unique, wild and wonderful” MONA (Museum Of New And Old Art).

MONA is the “playground” of local entrepreneur David Walsh, it is a “temple to secularism, rationalism and all sorts of weird stuff” including a puffy Porsche, interactive displays and some incredible modern Australian Art – be amused, challenged and entertained during our tour and free time. Enjoy lunch at one of Mona’s incredible restaurants before we depart

1.20pm | Leave for an afternoon visit to the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. 

Bonorong is a chance to come closer than ever to something wild and fragile. You’ll come face to face with animals that became extinct long ago in other parts of Australia

3.30pm | Return to your Hobart hotel

6:00pm | Welcome from the Lord Mayor of Hobart

7.30pm | Dinner on Salamanca Place

Tuesday 29 October
Bruny Island OR Richmond Winery Tour

Breakfast at your hotel

 

Included in your tour package you have a choice between two fabulous tours... 

Full Day Bruny Island Tour

Taste your way across Bruny Island, visiting some of the renowned artisan producers on an all-inclusive gourmet wilderness adventure whist discovering the spectacular scenery and cultural heritage of Tasmania’s beautiful island, includes tastings, morning tea & lunch

OR

Full Day Tassie Wine & Food Tour

Full day visiting a Richmond Winery including coach touring, wine tastings & lunch with a visit to historical Richmond

This evening, an optional casual dinner on the Hobart waterfront to farewell the first departees

Wednesday 30 October
Departure

Breakfast at your hotel then the first of our group will depart

Three-Day Tour Concludes

TOUR EXTENSION
For those wishing to extend their stay...

We have three more wonderful days planned in Hobart.

You can look at what we have in Optional Activities and the extended itinerary below planned.

*Note all of these activities below are optional and will run as per the dates & times listed.

Tour Inclusions

Twin Share Accommodation

Three-nights at the RACV Hobart Hotel

*Single room is an extra $57 per night 

Welcome Dinner

Welcome drink followed by “Welcome to Tassie” dinner

MONA Roamer

Mona Roamer, ferry and entry ticket. Sit on sheep / tigers. Go to the bar. Treat yourself to the Posh Pit: a private lounge and deck with free drinks, tiny food and inflated egos.

Bonorong Nature Park 

Entrance ticket for a visit to Bonorong is a chance to come closer than ever to something wild and fragile. You’ll come face to face with animals that became extinct long ago in other parts of Australia.

Lord Mayors Reception | Salamanca Place

Enjoy an evening sharing stories from your shared adventure at Salamanca Square, the Cultural, Historical Hub of Hobart. 

Bruny Island Tour OR  Richmond Winery Tour

Taste your way across Bruny Island, visiting some of the renowned artisan producers on an all-inclusive gourmet wilderness adventure whist discovering the spectacular scenery and cultural heritage of Tasmania’s beautiful island, includes tastings, morning tea & lunch.

OR

Full day visiting a Richmond Winery including coach touring, wine tastings & lunch.

Airport Transfers

Darling Harbour to Sydney Airport

Hobart Airport to RACV Hobart Hotel

RACV Hobart Hotel to Hobart Airport

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Tour Extension Itinerary

TOUR EXTENSION
For those wishing to extend their stay...

We have three more wonderful days planned in Hobart.

You can look at what we have in Optional Activities and the extended itinerary below planned.

*Note all of these activities below are optional and will run as per the dates & times listed.

Wednesday 30 October
Port Arthur

We have a collection of wonderful Optional Activities listed below to enrich your Tasmanian adventure

Enjoy a brewery dinner tonight at the iconic Cascades Brewery

*Not Included

Thursday 31 October
Mt Wellington / Battery Point

9:30am | After breakfast we'll depart to Mt Wellington to see the magnificent view of Hobart below

Afterwards we'll head to Battery Point for lunch at the 177 year old Shipwrights Arm for a typical “pub lunch”
 

After lunch, an Optional Activity, a historical walking tour of Battery Point including the fascinating sculpture trail

This evening an optional casual dinner on the Hobart waterfront to farewell to the next of the guests

Friday 1 November
Huon Valley

Some more of you may be departing but for those staying on...

 

*Optional Activity, Not Included

10:00am | Depart for a day to visit the Huon Valley for a Huon Jet Boat ride. Followed by lunch with Di Tompson at Willie Smiths Apple Shed

Saturday 2 November
Hobart

Fond farewells before transfers to Hobart Airport for our homeward flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and beyond

9:00am | Transfer to Hobart Airport

 

HOBART TO SYDNEY
Qantas Airways QF 994
Departs 12:05pm Arrives 2:00pm
Non stop 1hr 55mins- Economy Class

End of your Down Under Adventure

Or ask us about travelling on to see more of Australia.

Optional Activities

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