With Tasmanian border restrictions slated to lift on 26 October 2020 for people from QLD, ACT, SA, WA and NT and, for NSW, likely from 2 November, without the need to quarantine, World Expeditions, has launched a 10 day boutique culinary adventure in Tasmania, to be escorted by chef and television personality, Peter Kuruvita.
The 10 day Peter Kuruvita: Tastes of Tasmania Gourmet Experience, which departs Launceston on 18 March 2021 and costs $7,890 per person (twin share), includes authentic and beautifully appointed hotel and lodge style accommodation, all breakfasts, dinners and most lunches, a Gordon River Cruise, private transport, all national park fees and all experiences as listed in itinerary.
Participants will have a chance to go ‘behind the scenes’ to explore the rich variety of produce on offer and meet the people involved ranging from a sustainable bee keeper, a salmon farm, an oyster farmer at Coles Bay near Freycinet National Park, as well as enjoying visits to boutique vineyards, breweries and a tasting experience with a master cheesemaker.
Other tour highlights include:
- an exclusive seafood seduction tour
- cooking demonstrations by Peter and local chefs
- a local seafood dinner prepared by Peter at Bay of Fires Bush Retreat
Another Tasmanian culinary experience is the 5 day Bruny Island – Food, Bike & Hike priced at $2,495 pp (twin share) and including all meals, 4 nights cottage accommodation, a Bruny Island Wildlife Cruise and entrance to Hastings Caves & Tahune Airwalk.
The tour combines cycling and walking to sample the produce at some of the region’s unique food venues, including a ‘drive through’ oyster bar, a whiskey tasting, sheep’s milk cheese sampling, a boutique chocolate factory as well as visits to wine and cider producers.
World Expeditions’ other new Tasmanian trips include the Mountains of Maria Island wilderness walk and the Self Guided Highlights of the Tarkine road trip.
World Expeditions’ $0 deposit offer provides complete peace of mind to book, with payment falling due only when your trip is confirmed and the company’s operating procedures and practices adhere to Department of Health guidelines to ensure travellers’ safety and minimise the risk of spreading Covid-19.