Tasman Peninsula – Port Arthur
Optional Gin Workshop
This is a full day out, and a fairly early start – but definitely worth it. (Depart Hobart 8.30am – Return 6.00pm)
Travel past blue-hued remote coastal scenery with dramatic cliffs and curious rock formations, to visit World Heritage listed historic penal site, or wildlife sanctuary, together with making your own gin!
Choose some of the following:
Travel past wonderful blue hued waters to visit:
The World Heritage Listed Port Arthur Historic Penal Site, with private guided tour (over 40 acres) OR
Feed/see Tasmanian Devils/Kangaroos in bushland setting, and/or
Learn about sustainable lavender farming - even the stalks are used to make paper, and it’s pretty good in butter too. Plus here's another distillation process to tell you about...
Combine this with making your own gin, using your own recipe and still with world-award winning gin distiller. Extensive tutored tastings, distillery tour including viewing centuries old “sweet water” bubbling direct from the ground, followed by gin flavour-matched lunch on beautiful mountainside location* (you will never view gin or spirits the same way again). *weather permitting which is most of the time..
Smell the gum trees as you view a coastal pocket of ancient stone formations similar to the Giant’s Causeway in Ireland, and hear waves roaring in other cliff-face locations