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Program #20499RJ
25 Days | 24 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
Start of Program
Jan 24, 2013
Program starts in Hobart, Tasmania, at the program hotel at approximately 6:00 p.m., before dinner.
You will be staying at the Leisure Inn Hobart Macquarie that night.
Location: Hobart
Transportation to site: There will be one group transfer from the airport in the first program site. Program only participants can join this transfer at no additional cost. Taxi fares to the city cost about $25-$30 one way and take about 10 to 15 minutes, depending upon traffic flow, which is usually free-flowing. Taxis conveniently can be found at the front of the domestic terminal building. A Hobart bus shuttle service operates between Hobart CBD (Hobart accommodation hotels, motels etc) and the Hobart Airport for every departure. The Hobart bus shuttle departs outside the terminal after the arrival of every flight transferring passengers to the city. To find out more about the Tasmanian Redline Airporter, visit www.tasredline.com.au/

End of Program
Feb 15, 2013
This program ends in Invercargill, New Zealand, at the program hotel after breakfast at approximately 5:30 a.m.
You will be staying at the Ascot Park Hotel the night before.
Location: Invercargil
Transportation to site: There will be one designated group transfer from the program hotel to the airport. Program only participants can join the designated group transfer at no additional costs. There are taxis available from the hotel to the airport. The airport is about 1.5 miles from the city center.
Type: Hotel

Description: Leisure Inn Hobart Macquarie is located a leisurely stroll from Hobart’s famous Battery Point, Salamanca Place and waterfront restaurants and bars. The hotel’s location ensures handy access to all the unique attractions this region has to offer. The hotel is located 17KM from the airport.

Contact info:
167 Macquarie Street
Hobart TAS, 7000 Australia
phone: +61 .(0)3.6220.7100
web: www.staywellgroup.com/hotels/hobart/leisure-inn-hobart-macquarie

Room amenities: Guest rooms also provide visitors to Leisure Inn Hobart Macquarie the convenience of wireless internet, tea/coffee making facilities, mini-fridge, iron/ironing board, Individual room heating, In-room direct dial phones, hairdryer and opening windows.

Facility amenities: Hotel facilities include onsite restaurant (check with the hotel for current opening hours), undercover parking, business services, guest laundry, dry cleaning service, luggage storage and tour booking expertise. The hotel is also serviced regularly by two airport shuttle buses.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBA
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for prices and booking.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Contact info:
Corner of Tay Street & Racecourse Road
Invercargill, New Zealand
phone: + (03)2176195
web: www.ascotparkhotel.co.nz

Room amenities: Broadband Internet connection, refridgerator, tea and coffee making facilities, full mini-bar, SkyTV, alarm clock, hair dryer, ironing board, radio, telephone

Facility amenities: 24-hr reception, 24-hr room service, banquet/conference facilities, business centre, restaurant, bar, indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, spa, gymnasium, dry-cleaning facilities, laundry facilities

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBA
Additional nights available. Rates to be confirmed via PD.


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22 nights of accommodations
63 meals: 22 breakfasts, 19 lunches, 22 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips
Visas: 1(out of 1 required)

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