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Saffire Freycinet is Australia’s new luxury coastal sanctuary on Tasmania’s East Coast, delivering sophisticated and intimate style and an inspirational experience - it's Tasmania's luxury resort.
Discreetly positioned overlooking the Hazards Mountains, Freycinet Peninsula and the pristine waters of Great Oyster Bay, Saffire Freycinet blends mankind and nature with breathtaking beauty.
Saffire Freycinet’s complimentary range of activities gives you options for every mood and every moment. Lasting from one hour to three hours, these activities are your opportunity to engage and connect with Freycinet’s stunning natural wonders and attractions. Adventure, romance, rejuvenation or exploration, our complimentary experiences and activities add greater depth and dimension to your stay in Tasmania.
Beekeeping Experience: Experience the wonder of Tasmanian nature at its most raw, captivating, and sweet. Tasmanian honey production is on the rise, with some local apiaries drawing international attention for their sweet, decadent, and golden produce. This honey forms part of the unforgettable culinary encounter here at Saffire and how guests can learn the secrets behind the sweetness in our Beekeeping Experience. A full-body apiarist suit and venture into an onsite Saffire apiary with hives overlooking the Hazards Mountains. With the safety and guidance of Saffire Horticulturalist, Rob ‘The Bee Man’ Barker, guests will extract honeycomb to witness the breathtaking natural phenomenon of honey making by Tasmanian bees.
Freycinet Marine Oyster Farm: Don a pair of waders and visit a working oyster farm located in a beautiful setting with views of the Hazard Mountains. Develop an understanding for wetland and marine ecology, and learn why your local oysters and seafood are world renowned. Immerse yourself in this experience where you’ll connect with nature, and taste the freshly shucked oysters straight from the lease. Raise a glass and toast to one of Tasmania’s most iconic experiences.
The Tasmanian Devil Experience: Participate in the quest to save this endangered species from extinction. As you are led by your knowledgeable guides, you’ll visit our free-range Tasmanian devil enclosure. Meet some of our resident population of Tasmanian devils and observe them as they feed and interact. You’ll hear the story of the Tasmanian devil, experience their characteristics, and learn how we can contribute to the survival of this Tassie icon.
Wineglass Lookout Walk: Join one of our informative guides on a walk to the lookout over internationally recognised Wineglass Bay. Learn about the peninsula’s rich history and behold the famous white sandy beach on this two-hour walking adventure. The trip also offers an up-close opportunity to learn about the diverse flora and fauna within this magical part of Tasmania.
Freycinet Bays and Capes Walk: Join one of our knowledgeable guides for a relaxed two-hour tour which combines two of the popular shorter walks of the Freycinet Peninsula – Cape Tourville and Sleepy Bay. Cape Tourville Lighthouse affords stunning views of the Tasman Sea as well as glimpses of Wineglass Bay. During this easy stroll you will learn about the abundant sea life below as well as the plant communities found within the national park. Journey onto Sleepy Bay where you will descend gently graded steps to the rocky shoreline while learning about the geology and how the Hazards Mountain range was formed.
Pelican Bay Kayaking and Bird Watching: Unwind and absorb the breathtaking beauty of the Great Swanport estuary on this kayaking adventure, situated at the mouth of the internationally significant Moulting Lagoon Wetland. Pelicans swell along the coastline, crystal clear waters teem with marine life and your professional guide will unravel the mysteries of Freycinet Peninsula. This wetland houses many species of bird and plays resident to a significant array of migratory birds on their extraordinary journeys.
Connection to Country: Take a coastal stroll along the beach with our indigenous guide Mick Quilliam. Discover the history of the Oyster Bay people, taking in the beauty of the coastal tracks and rock platforms and the wonders of the fauna and flora right on our doorstep. Sample local bush tucker, learn about tools and foraging and gain a greater understanding of time gone by and your own connection to country. Our connection to country offering is a truly powerful and transformative experience.
Perfectly Paired at Craigie Knowe Vineyard: Visit the oldest vineyard on the east coast. Experience the passion behind Craigie Knowe’s quality handcrafted wines and meet the maker Glenn to enjoy a personalised tour through the vineyard. Whilst touring the vineyard you will learn about the cultivation and production process. Guests will then have the opportunity to relax in the original homestead overlooking the vineyard, enjoy a matched wine, cheese and chocolate pairing.
FOR THE PALATE:
Cooking Demonstration: Love your food? Watch, learn and participate as one of Palate’s creative and delicious dishes is prepared from start to finish. This is an interactive, must-do activity for lovers of luxury dining.
Mixology: Meet in the Lounge for a mixology masterclass, where we will show you how to muddle, stir and shake up your favourite classic cocktails, as well as share some Saffire exclusive innovations. See you there!
AT YOUR LEISURE:
Stand Up Paddle Boards: Stand Up Paddle Boards are available to use at your leisure in the sheltered waters off Muirs Beach. This self-guided experience is suitable for beginner’s to experienced Stand Up Paddle Board users. Enjoy the view of Great Oyster Bay and the Hazards mountain range while paddling along the beach directly in front of Saffire Freycinet.
Kayaking: Paddle in the calm and tranquil waters of Muirs Beach wetland, located directly in front of Saffire Freycinet. Sit-on-top kayaks are available to paddle at your leisure behind the windswept sand dunes amongst coastal bushland.
Fishing: Go fishing off the rocky shoreline in front of Saffire. Flathead, Bream, calamari squid and Australian salmon can be caught in Great Oyster Bay. Fly a lure or bait a line whilst enjoying the ever changing light on the Hazards.
Jogging: For joggers and walkers, choose between bushland or beach for your daily dose of endorphins. We’ll point you in the right direction!
Beach Games: Enjoy the sunshine and test your competitive skills on beautiful Muirs Beach, located directly in front of Saffire. We offer a large range of activities including volleyball, beach cricket, kite flying, sand castle building, bocce, quoits and ultimate frisbee.
Golfing: If golf is your sport, Saffire Freycinet is blessed with several picturesque and challenging and enjoyable nine-hole courses within 35 minutes’ drive. Saffire will happily provide golf clubs and bags and even assist with transport on request.
Kite Flying: Release your inner child or keep your young ones entertained with a range of kites to suit everyone. The sight of soaring, colourful kites fluttering in the sky with the Hazards as a backdrop is a joyous experience.
Biking: Mountain biking offers an opportunity to observe Freycinet’s natural assets at close quarters. We’ll equip you with a bike, plus all the accessories you’ll need for a comfortable and memorable self-guided adventure.
Hammocks: An ideal way to spend an afternoon is to lie back in a hammock, read a book and soak up the sunshine.
Board Games: Take in the picturesque backdrop of the Hazards, either in the privacy of your suite or in the cosy warmth of the Saffire Freycinet lounge while engaging in a game of Yahtzee, Scrabble, Cluedo, Monopoly, Trivial Pursuit or chess.
Kids Activities: Your children can also enjoy our board games, beach games, kite flying, Nintendo Wii, quoits, treasure hunt, craft activities and children’s bikes.
Archery: Unleash the Robin Hood within and let us introduce you to the world of archery. Our 15m long on-site archery range is a perfect place to learn how to shoot a recurve bow. Archery is suitable for almost anyone of any physical ability.
unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.
*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 2 March 2022 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offer ends 31 March 2023 for travel until 31 March 2023, unless sold out prior. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Availability is limited. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. Airfare not included. Weekend and peak surcharges apply, rates vary. All savings are included in the advertised price. These are our own views and not related to any other rating system. 3 star (★) indicate a comfortable standard of accommodation, 4 star indicate superior standard and 5 star indicate deluxe standard. A half star (✩) indicates an additional half rating. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Viva Holidays and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.
*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 2 March 2022 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offer ends 31 March 2023 for travel until 31 March 2023, unless sold out prior. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Availability is limited. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. Airfare not included. Weekend and peak surcharges apply, rates vary. All savings are included in the advertised price. These are our own views and not related to any other rating system. 3 star (★) indicate a comfortable standard of accommodation, 4 star indicate superior standard and 5 star indicate deluxe standard. A half star (✩) indicates an additional half rating. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Viva Holidays and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.Read more