Birdgehls Cruise Review

LC from Birdgehls joined us for a cruise recently, it was such a pleasure to meet her and she has written a beautiful, and comprehensive review.  She has also taken some beautiful pictures!  If you’d like to view it in all it’s pictorial glory, please click here;  otherwise, read on…. WINE NOT? SEE AUSTRALIAN MARINE…
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Winter Schedule 2017

Exciting news from Duncan, Irene and the team at Wineglass Bay Cruises!! This year for the first time, we will be running a winter schedule starting from June! Operation details Departure – 10:00am Return – 2:00pm Vista Lounge Available daily – 1st September to 31st May Winter Time Schedule June / July: Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday August: Tuesday/Thursday…
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Our favourite Tasmanian Wines

Tasmania’s East Coast has been building quite a reputation for it’s wines in recent years.   We’d like to take a moment to introduce 3 our fav Tasmanian Wines, and you will find them all on board Schouten Passage II! The Bend: A small 2 ½ ha family vineyard situated just north of Swansea, The Bend…
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Aurora Australis – Southern Lights

Just to be super clear, you won’t see the Aurora Australis (aka: Southern Lights) from our cruise; but we do have a lot of photography enthusiasts on board so we get asked about it frequently. We thought we would cover a few FAQ’s Q: What are the Southern Lights / Aurora Australis? A:  The Aurora…
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The Sky Lounge – Wineglass Bay Cruises

Let’s face it, if you’re hopping on board a cruise to Wineglass Bay, it’s going to be a good day!  However, if you are looking for something just a little extra special, you might consider booking your cruise for the Sky Lounge, offering full access to the bridge, you will be able to chat with the captain…
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Wineglass Bay Fly and Cruise Package

“Wineglass Bay Fly and Cruise Package – a day of delights!” The east coast of Tasmania has some of the worlds most remarkable scenery, and Par Avion offers you an opportunity to appreciate this from air, ground and sea. Flights depart from the south of the state, in Cambridge; after which you will fly over the east…
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Two Italian brothers and a Granite Quarry

It is not surprising that Freycinet has an abandoned Granite Quarry; the granite that makes up the Hazards Mountain range is both unique, and quite spectacular. The Quarry was leased by 2 brothers from Italy, Mario and Biagio Zanchetta, and began operation in 1943. In the beginning, the rock was extracted using using hand drills, wooden…
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Travelling to Freycinet

Holidays run smoothly when you are able to plan ahead, let us help you with some travel information to get you ready for travelling to Freycinet. There are no car hire services in Coles Bay, so you will need to organise a vehicle in one of the larger centres such as Hobart, Launceston, or Devonport….
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