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Tasmania Performing Arts Tour

On this performing arts tour of Tasmania, students have the opportunity  to perform at Port Arthur, the Salamanca Markets and at a number of local schools where they’ll get to meet and interact with other students during performance workshops.

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5 Days
Highlights
Local school performancesPort Arthur Historic SiteMuseum of Old and New ArtSalamanca Markets
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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Hobart
  • Welcome to Tasmania Upon your arrival in Hobart, make your way to your first performance/workshop
  • Lunch
  • Performance This afternoon showcase your talents to the public with your first local performance
  • Optional Activity Travel to the spectacular Cataract Gorge and basin where you can take advantage of its beautiful walking and hiking trails, or go on a ride of the world’s longest single span chairlift!
  • Dinner
Day 2 Hobart
  • Breakfast After breakfast make your way to Tasmania's famous Salamanca Markets. Set between graceful plane trees and the mellow sandstone facades of historic warehouses, the market attracts thousands of locals and visitors every Saturday. Enjoy over 300 stalls selling their array of wares from local produce, Tasmanian art and crafts, tassie timbers, clothes and ceramics
  • Performance Afterwards it's time for your next performance, today you'll perform on the lawns of Salamanca Markets
  • Lunch
  • Richmond After lunch, depart for a sightseeing tour around Hobart, visiting the historic town of Richmond which is known for its colonial buildings, Australia's oldest bridge and the Richmond Gaol
  • Dinner
Day 3 Hobart
  • Breakfast
  • Port Arthur See why the Tasman Peninsula was selected as the location for the Penal Settlement. This UNESCO World Heritage – listed site is a former penal colony set in beautiful landscaped grounds overlooking the water. Take a tour through the ruins and hear tales from the convict days and then enjoy a cruise on the harbour followed by some free time to wander the site
  • Lunch
  • Performance This afternoon your group will perform at the historic Port Arthur Site
  • Optional Activity Take a trip up to Mt Wellington and taking in the amazing panoramic views of the city of Hobart and its surrounding rivers
  • Dinner
Day 4 Hobart
  • Breakfast
  • MONA Take a trip to the Museum of Old and New Art, also known as MONA. It's the largest privately funded museum in Australia with over 400 artistic works, ranging from antique works to modern and contemporary art
  • Optional Activity Go for a ride on the Huon River Jet Boat. Departing from Huonville, the 30-minute ride takes you on a journey along the Huon River over shallow waters, doing 360 degree spins and going through rapids! Afterwards you can make your way to the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, an expansive reserve near the centre of the city showcasing 6500 species and varieties of plants
  • School visit Make your way to a local school for another workshop/performance opportunity, afterwards enjoy an afternoon tea with the other students
  • Dinner
Day 5 Hobart
  • Breakfast
  • School visit Make your way to a local school for another workshop/performance opportunity, afterwards enjoy a morning tea with the other students
  • Lunch
  • Departure Begin your journey back home

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