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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Tasmania Launceston
Wonderful and obliging staff working here. The food was fantastic.
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Today Kay and I had the wonderful breakfast provided by the Grand Chancellor then went walking into town our tour group don't meet until 12 noon. So a good time to go shopping both of us buying a light jacket each in Myers, then walked and walked, until 11 am when we decided to work our way back to the hotel in case we get lost before our meeting. …
... li>Went for a walk through City Park and into town to find a chocolate shop, which we found some with the kids having ice cream. Ethan was getting very restless and tired by this stage (fell asleep very late last night).
Left camp at 10am heading towards Tasmania's only ski resort at Ben Lomond National Park. Just outside the campgrounds was the tiniest Wallaby maybe a potoroo. Drove through beautiful green countryside. Vineyards, orchards & sheep galore. Lot's of bare snow gums. Moss growing over them. In the mountains. Dolerite rock dominates the 1500m high plateau. During recent ice ages, a small ice-cap existed on ...
... to get back to Launceston for penguin watch.
Richard took us out to Low Head to see the blue penguins come home from their days fishing. It was a nice place just to sit and watch the sun go down before the penguins came ashore. The Blue Penguin, aka fairy or small penguin is the smallest species of penguin in the world, but also the noisiest. The coastline of Tasmania and the South Coast of mainland Australia is dotted with colonies ...
... the best part of the tour was the tasting, we tried 3 of the beers accompanied by 3 different cheeses. It was a very enjoyable afternoon and I felt the tour was much better than the one I had done at Cascade in Hobart a few years ago.
We returned to the apartment and finished packing, then said our goodbyes to Dad and headed to the airport.
Catching the 6pm flight home we were met by Christof and Nadine once again.