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5-Day Best of Tasmania Tour from Hobart

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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 we travel coast to coast, and explore and experience the best of the island. The tour starts by heading to the wild and rugged West Coast for waterfalls, rainforest and wildlife. Then experience the startling change of scenery as the tour goes on through the alpine wilderness of Cradle Mountain to the white sands of the Bay of Fires. Full of famous attractions, fun and adventure this tour will show you the best of Tasmania.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 Hobart to Strahan

Stop At: Russell Falls

We'll walk amongst some of the worlds tallest trees on the 'Tall Trees' walk finishing off with the star attraction - Russell Falls.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Lake St Clair Park Center

Visit Australia's deepest freshwater lake located at the southern end of the World Famous Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Enjoy a walk or lunch by the lake.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park

Located deep within the massive Tasmanian World Heritage Area we traverse the pristine Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park and take in the dramatic mountain peaks and the breathtaking views of the rainforests.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Queenstown

A quirky and fascinating town with a rich and rugged mining history with loads of wild west appeal.

Duration: 25 minutes

Day 2 Wild West Coast

Stop At: Strahan

After spending the evening in Strahan we have more time to explore the harbour-side village with a dark and fascinating convict past set on the edge of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

Duration: 45 minutes

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Take this relaxing cruise into the world's last great temperate rainforest, deep into Tasmania's World Heritage Area. This scenic cruise takes you along the world renowned Gordon River. This is done as an alternative for our other days activities and done at your own cost.

Duration: 6 hour

Stop At: Montezuma Falls

This easy, three-hour return walk takes us through pleasant park-like rainforest of leatherwood, myrtle, sassafras and giant tree ferns to the base of Tasmania's tallest waterfall.

Duration: 3 hour

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We visit this vast expanse of sand that extends 15kms along the coastline with dunes reaching 30 metres in height.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At:

Imagine standing on a beach, gazing out at the ocean and knowing that the next landfall is South America, over 10,000km away. Ocean Beach is over 40km's of wild waves and West Coast Sunsets. Here we breathe in the worlds freshest air!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: The Ship That Never Was

Based on a real event in 1834 'The Ship That Never Was' tells the dramatic and hilarious true story about the last Great Escape from Sarah Island. Optional extra.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Day 3 Cradle Mountain to Launceston

Stop At: Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Here it is! Tasmania's big-ticket item and every hiker's dream. Will you take on the climb to Marion's Lookout or opt to meander around the glacial carved Dove Lake? With luck we may see a wombat or two at Ronny Creek.

Duration: 4 minutes

Stop At: Dove Lake Circuit

Enjoy one of Tasmania's premier nature walks taking in both intimate and epic views of the famous mountain.

Duration: 4 hour

Stop At: Marion's Lookout Walk

This is a hikers paradise. Choose this walk for a challenging but scenic walk to Marion's Lookout for some breathtaking views.

Duration: 4 hour

Stop At: Sheffield

Time to explore this friendly and quirky town where history and art merge to create an entire town of murals.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese

We stop for a short visit at the award winning farm which is 100% Tasmanian owned for a chance to sample some of their local produce.

Duration: 15 minutes

Day 4 Launceston to Bicheno

Stop At: Cataract Gorge Reserve

Enjoy time to explore the beautiful unique Cataract Gorge Reserve. This unique natural formation located just minutes from central Launceston has walking tracks, the world's longest single-span chairlift, a restaurant, cafe, a suspension bridge, panoramic lookouts with spectacular views, a swimming pool as well as native wildlife.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: St Helens

A quick visit to the bustling fishing town to grab some lunch and check out the 'cray boats' in the harbour.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Binalong Bay

Famous for its crystal-clear waters, white sandy beaches and orange lichen-covered granite boulders. If conditions are right then it's the perfect place for a swim.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: East Coast Natureworld

Visit one of Tasmania's premier natural wildlife and ecology parks. Get up close and personal with the famous Tasmanian Devil and many of Tasmania's other unique wildlife.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Bicheno

Spend the evening exploring at your leisure this picturesque seaside town. Take in the sensational coastal views and sample some of the local fish and chips whilst keeping an eye out for the local wildlife including the migrating whales (in season).

Duration: 2 hour

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Experience first hand these quirky little Tasmanian characters as they wander right past on their way to their burrows. This is done as an optional extra.

Duration: 1 hour

Day 5 Bicheno to Hobart

Stop At: Freycinet National Park

Here it is, the world famous Freycinet National Park. We beat the crowds by arriving early to explore this paradise. Walk to the lookout for panoramic views over Wineglass Bay. Then you can choose to relax at Wineglass Bay beach, or if you a looking for something a little more adventurous, choose the challenging climb of Mt Amos or take a beach walk.

Duration: 5 hour

Stop At: Wineglass Bay Lookout

As part of our visit to the Freycinet National Park this lookout offers stunning views of Wineglass Bay.

Duration: 5 hour

Stop At: Cape Tourville Lighthouse

Enjoy the stunning views from Cape Tourville out to the Tasman Sea and back towards the pink granite peaks of the Hazards Mountains and Wineglass Bay.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Swansea

Pass through as we continue along the Great Eastern Drive.

Stop At: Orford

A quick stop at the popular holiday township.

Duration: 15 minutes