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Walking Australia: From Tasmania to the Great Ocean Road

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Program #20755RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 35 total, 13 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 10 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Best Western Plus Launceston: Launceston, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Located in the city centre, just a short walk form the main shopping precinct. The hotel locates you close to several Launceston attractions, such as James Boag’s Brewery, Launceston Seaport, Cataract Gorge and Aurora Stadium; home of the Tassie Hawks.

Contact info:
3 Earl Street
Launceston TAS, 7250 Australia
phone: +61 -3-6333-9999
web: http://www.bestwestern.com.au/launceston/hotels/best-western-plus-launceston/

Room amenities: Room facilities include tea/coffee making facilities, television (cable), telephone, refrigerator and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include a jacuzzi, dry-cleaning service, massage service, internet access and foreign exchange.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Cradle Mountain Lodge: Cradle Mtn National Park, 2 nights
Type: Lodge

Description: Located on the northern edge of the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain/Lake St. Clair National Park.

Contact info:
Cradle Mountain Road
Cradle Mountain TAS, 7306 Australia
phone: +61 -3-6492-1303
web: www.cradlemountainlodge.com.au

Room amenities: Room facilities include heating, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, refrigerator and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: Lodge facilities include guest laundry, guest television & video library, Spa Centre, Games area, internet kiosk and foreign exchange.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Strahan Village: Strahan, 1 nights
Type: Motel

Description: Located on the waterfront overlooking Strahan Harbour.

Contact info:
The Esplanade
Strahan TAS, 7468 Australia
phone: +61 -3-6471-4200
web: www.federalgroup.com.au

Room amenities: Room facilities include tea/coffee making facilities, television, telephone, refrigerator, iron/ironing board and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include guest laundry and safety deposit box facility.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Best Western Hobart: Hobart, 2 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Best Western Hobart provides you with easy access to many of Hobart’s key leisure attractions, including Battery Point, Salamanca Place and the Hobart waterfront, as well as a vast array of restaurants, bars. The hotel is only 2 minute walk from the heart of the CBD’s major retail precinct and a 10 minute walk to Salamanca tourist, dining and retail precinct.

Contact info:
156 Bathurst Street
Hobart TAS, 7000 Australia
phone: +61 -3-6232-6255
web: http://www.bestwestern.com.au/hobart/hotels/best-western-hobart/

Room amenities: Room facilities include tea/coffee making facilities, television, in-house movies, ISD/STD telephone, refrigerator, iron/ironing board and hairdryer.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include a guest laundry, swimming pool, fitness centre and safety deposit box facility.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Swansea Waterloo Inn: Freycinet National Park, 2 nights
Type: Motel

Description: Located overlooking the beach and offering panoramic views to Freycinet Peninsula.

Contact info:
1 Franklin Street
Swansea TAS, 7190 Australia
phone: +61 -3-6257-8577
web: www.innkeeper.com.au

Room amenities: Room facilities include tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, television and refrigerator.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include a guest laundry.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Comfort Inn, The International: Great Ocean Road (Apollo Bay), 3 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Located opposite the beach and golf course.

Contact info:
37 Great Ocean Road
Apollo Bay VIC, 3233 Australia
phone: +61 -3-5237-6100
web: www.theinternational.info

Room amenities: Room facilities include tea/coffee making facilities, television (cable), telephone, refrigerator, iron/ironing board and internet connection.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include guest laundry, guest whirlpool/hot tub, swimming pool and safety deposit box facility.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Great Ocean Road Motor Inn: Great Ocean Road (Port Campbell), 1 nights
Type: Motel

Contact info:
10 Great Ocean Road
Port Campbell, VIC, 3269 Australia
phone: +61 3 5598 6522
web: http://www.greatoceanroadmotorinn.com/

Facility amenities: Great Ocean Road Motor Inn offers spacious, comfortable, tastefully-decorated units with decks. Each apartment has been individually furnished and decorated. All rooms have electric blankets, air conditioning, tv/video and hair dryers. On site is a laundry.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Best Western Airport Motel & Convention Centre: Melbourne, 1 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: Close to Melbourne Airport. Just used for an overnight stop due to altered flight schedules. The hotel offers free wireless internet.

Contact info:
33 Ardlie Street
Melbourne, Australia
phone: +61 3 9333 2200
Room amenities: All rooms have queen beds, Foxtel cable TV, wireless Internet and reverse-cycle air conditioning. Executive and deluxe rooms feature a private balcony. Each room includes a full size iron/ironing board, hairdryer, refrigerator, mini bar, remote control LCD TV, individually controlled heater/air conditioner and same day dry cleaning service.

Facility amenities: This Melbourne airport motel features an a la carte restaurant open for breakfast and dinner, guest laundry, outdoor swimming pool and heated spa, outdoor leisure area including a barbeque and impressive purpose-built banquet and conference facilities catering for groups from 2 to 400.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes



The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
13 nights of accommodations
35 meals: 13 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 10 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
26 Field trips
2 Flights during the program
Visas: 1(out of 1 required)

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5
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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