5-Day Best of Tasmania Tour from Hobart

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Traveler pickup is offered to This tour finishes in Hobart at 5:30pm on the final day.

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5 action-packed days to see Tasmania’s West and East Coasts as we loop the island and visit the famous places of interest. It’s easy to see why this is our most popular tour! You will escape into Tasmania's wilderness as wetravel coast to coast, and explore and experience the best of the island. The tour starts by heading tothe wild and rugged West Coast for waterfalls, rainforest and wildlife. Then experience the startlingchange of scenery as the tour goes on through the alpine wilderness of Cradle Mountain to thewhite sands of the Bay of Fires. Full of famous attractions, fun and adventure this tour will show youthe best of Tasmania.
Day 1: HOBART > STRAHANWe leave Hobart and drive through the Derwent Valley – travelling east to west across the island.You’ll see the beautiful Russell Falls, walk among the Mt Field National Park Tall Trees, and visitAustralia’s deepest freshwater lake, Lake St Clair. Explore the pristine Franklin-Gordon Wild RiverNational Park and end the day in Strahan.Overnight: StrahanDay 2: WILD WEST COASTIn the untouched wilderness of Tasmania’s West Coast we will explore the shifting sands of HentyDunes. Then we continue into the Tarkine Rainforest and walk to Tasmania’s highest waterfall –Montezuma Falls. Or you can choose to join the world famous Gordon River Cruise (optional, at yourown expense).Overnight: Strahan (Breakfast)Day 3: CRADLE MOUNTAIN > LAUNCESTONAround 950m above sea level is the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St Claire NationalPark, where you choose a walk to suit you. With an extensive range of tracks, stroll around DoveLake or challenge yourself with a hike to Marion’s Lookout. A short drive takes us through Sheffield,the ‘town of murals’, to Launceston.Overnight: Launceston (Breakfast)Day 4: LAUNCESTON > BICHENOWe make our way to the East Coast and the beautiful Bay of Fires. If the conditions are right, this is the perfect place for a swim. Tasmania’s most scenic coastal drive takes you from St Helens to Bicheno, where we visit a wildlife sanctuary to meet the iconic Tasmanian devil. Tonight, you may want to join an evening viewing of the Little Penguins (optional at your own expense and seasonal).Overnight: Bicheno (Breakfast)Day 5: FREYCINET NATIONAL PARK > HOBARTAn early start means we are the first to the Wineglass Bay lookout, beating the crowds and the heat for that postcard photo. Relax on the secluded beach or choose the more challenging Mt Amos or Hazards Beach walk. We continue further along the scenic east coast via the seaside towns of Swansea and Orford as we make our way to Hobart.(Breakfast)

What’s included

  • 4 nights accommodation
  • 4 breakfasts
  • Local produce tastings (varies with seasons)
  • Hostel and motel pickups and drop offs

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Get up-close to native wildlife

Itinerary

Day 1: HOBART > STRAHAN We leave Hobart and drive through the Derwent Valley – travelling east to west across the island. You’ll see the beautiful Russell Falls, walk among the Mt Field National Park Tall Trees, and visit Australia’s deepest freshwater lake, Lake St Clair. Explore the pristine Franklin-Gordon Wild River National Park and end the day in Strahan. Overnight: Strahan
Day 2: WILD WEST COAST In the untouched wilderness of Tasmania’s West Coast we will explore the shifting sands of Henty Dunes. Then we continue into the Tarkine Rainforest and walk to Tasmania’s highest waterfall – Montezuma Falls. Or you can choose to join the world famous Gordon River Cruise (optional, at your own expense). Overnight: Strahan (Breakfast)
Day 3: CRADLE MOUNTAIN > LAUNCESTON Around 950m above sea level is the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St Claire National Park, where you choose a walk to suit you. With an extensive range of tracks, stroll around Dove Lake or challenge yourself with a hike to Marion’s Lookout. A short drive takes us through Sheffield, the ‘town of murals’, to Launceston. Overnight: Launceston (Breakfast)
Day 4: LAUNCESTON > BICHENO We make our way to the East Coast and the beautiful Bay of Fires. If the conditions are right, this is the perfect place for a swim. Tasmania’s most scenic coastal drive takes you from St Helens to Bicheno, where we visit a wildlife sanctuary to meet the iconic Tasmanian devil. Tonight, you may want to join an evening viewing of the Little Penguins (optional at your own expense and seasonal). Overnight: Bicheno (Breakfast)
Day 5: FREYCINET NATIONAL PARK > HOBART An early start means we are the first to the Wineglass Bay lookout, beating the crowds and the heat for that postcard photo. Relax on the secluded beach or choose the more challenging Mt Amos or Hazards Beach walk. We continue further along the scenic east coast via the seaside towns of Swansea and Orford as we make our way to Hobart. (Breakfast)
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