Tasmania Lavender

Tasmania Lavender
From AUD $2,295.00
  • Duration: 5 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Launceston, TAS
  • Product code: TAS22

Lunch in the shade of an enormous spreading English oak, enveloped in the fragrance of arching rows of lavender in full bloom. Join us for aromatherapy of the botanical kind. We’ve included beautiful cool climate gardens to give you an inspirational short break.

DAY 1  MON 3 JAN

Home to Launceston (D)

Meet your Ross Tour leader at Sydney Domestic Airport for our flight to Launceston, Tasmania. Check into Peppers Silo Hotel located on the banks of the Tamar River. This lovely hotel is our home for the next four nights. Unwind in this scenic spot, then join your fellow travellers for our Welcome Dinner.

Hotel: Peppers Silo, Launceston

DAY 2  TUE 4 Jan

Bridestowe Lavender Estate (B, L)

It’s all about lavender today! Endless fields of lavender flowers will take your breath away at Bridestowe, the world’s largest privately-owned lavender farm.  The Ravens family grow true French lavender, the only variety suitable for use in perfume and cooking. Sample Bridestowe’s paddock to plate offerings and a glass of local bubbly at our private lunch under the 140 year old grand oak tree. Spend a relaxing afternoon on the pristine banks of the Tamar River as you tour the historic convict built barn, garden and vineyards of Waterton Hall Winery.

Hotel: Peppers Silo, Launceston

DAY 3  WED 5 JAN

Mole Creek Gardens (B,L)

Mole Creek, in the beautiful upper Mersey Valley, is home to two spectacular gardens. Wychwood, one of Tasmania’s most beautiful gardens will charm you with curved hedges, restored labyrinth, heritage roses and rare perennials. Old Wesleydale’s classic English style ‘Arts and Crafts‘ garden is in perfect harmony with the homestead’s historic stone house and unique convict outbuildings. Lunch included today. 

Hotel: Peppers Silo, Launceston

DAY 4  THU 6 JAN

Woolmers Estate (B,L,D)

A guided tour of Woolmer’s Estate will give you a unique and fascinating reflection of colonial life in Tasmania. It’s one of the most historically significant heritage properties in Australia. Lunch is included overlooking the rose garden. Strathmore Garden is next, originally built in the early 1800’s, the property features an unusual heated wall garden designed to heat the produce and extend the growing season. Farewell Dinner included tonight.

Hotel: Peppers Silo, Launceston

DAY 5  FRI 7 JAN

Launceston to home (B)

Morning transfer to Launceston airport for your flight home.