6 Day Tasmania from $795

Explore the best of Tasmania's East and West Coast with this 6 day tour. See Wineglass Bay, Freycinet National Park, Port Arthur, Bay of Fires, Cradle Mountain, Mt Field National Park, the iconic Tassie Devils and much more. 


Trip length: 6 Days

Group size: 24

Start: Hobart

  • Dec- Feb: Mon Tue Thu Fri Sun

  • Mar & Nov: Mon Tue Thu Sun

  • Apr & Oct: Tue Thu Sun

  • May – Sept: Thu Sun

End: Hobart

Vehicle: Air Conditioned Bus

Sleep: Dorm accommodation (upgrades available)



Day 1: Hobart to Strahan

Our journey begins as we traverse the island from east to west. Escaping Hobart through the Derwent Valley, we walk in the land of the giants and admire the beauty of Russell Falls and Mt Field National Park. Visit Lake St Clair, Australia’s deepest freshwater lake. Enter the temperate time capsule that is the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. End the day in Strahan beside Macquarie Harbour. Our West Coast hosts welcome us with a BBQ dinner. Overnight: Strahan


Day 2: West Coast

Discover the Wild West coast today with a visit to Ocean Beach and the Henty Sand Dunes. Search for elusive whale bones amongst the shifting sands or simply breathe in the freshest air in the world. Stroll by the foreshore of the harbour or walk amongst the rainforest to a waterfall. There is also the option today of a cruise on the famous Gordon River, take a scenic sea plane flight over the Gordon and Franklin River system complete with a river landing and walk, journey up the King River on a jet boat, peacefully paddle a kayak of your own or catch a salmon in the harbour. (Strahan optional activities at own expense). Overnight: Strahan (Breakfast)


Day 3: Cradle Mountain to Launceston

We journey to 950m above sea level to the Cradle Valley, our gateway to the World Heritage Area of Cradle Mountain National Park. We share some local knowledge and interpretation of the landscape to help you choose a walk that will enhance your experience here. With an extensive range of tracks, you will be able to take it easy with a stroll around Dove Lake and one of the many boardwalk tracks or perhaps challenge yourself with a hike to Marion’s Lookout. A short drive to Sheffield, “the town of murals”, before continuing on to Launceston, Australia’s third oldest city. Overnight: Launceston (Breakfast)


Day 4: Launceston to Bicheno

A morning walk at Cataract Gorge in the heart of Launceston before making our way to the East Coast and the beautiful Bay of Fires. Here we can stretch our legs with some quality time to enjoy this highly recommended coastal region (Lonely Planet’s must see for 2009). The beaches are gleaming and the water inviting. Perhaps a swim (conditions permitting) Enjoy Tasmania’s most scenic coastal drive from St Helen’s to Bicheno. This evening you can join a guided viewing of the Little Blue Penguins (optional in season) as they return to their rookeries on the edges of this seaside village. Overnight: Bicheno (Breakfast)


Day 5: Freycinet to Hobart

An early start means we are the first to the lookout, beating the crowds and the heat for that postcard photo of Wineglass Bay. Relax on the secluded beach of or choose the more challenging Mt Amos or Hazards Beach walk for your mornings Freycinet experience. This afternoon we take a break at the picturesque historical village of Ross. Sample the local Ross Bakery fare or check out the convict built bridge. Come face to face with the iconic Tassie Devil as we make a stop at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary to meet these now endangered native animals as well as some others unique to Tasmania. A short drive returns us to Hobart. Overnight: Hobart (Breakfast)


Day 6: Port Arthur

Explore Tasmania’s ruthless convict past at the World Heritage Listed – Port Arthur Historic Site.  We start the day with a quick look at Richmond; Australia’s best preserved colonial village before heading south to the Tasman Peninsula and visiting the Tasman National Park for some amazing views of the rugged coastline. Arriving at Port Arthur Historic site we discover the epic story of Australia’s settlement and chilling realities of life as a convict amid the restored sandstone prison buildings and preserved ruins. While at historic site we join a guided tour, take a harbour cruise and allow plenty of time to explore Australia’s best heritage attraction. (Breakfast)


We Provide: 5 nights accommodation, 5 breakfasts and 2 dinners, all national park entry fees, Wildlife Sanctuary entry fee including Tasmanian Devil feeding, Entry to Port Arthur Historic Site inc Guided Walk and Harbour Cruise, Hotel and Hostel pickups and drop offs


You Bring: Hat, Towel, Swimwear, change of clothes, warm clothing in winter (May - Sep), comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen,  water bottle, camera.


It is your responsibility to advise  if you have any special dietary requirements or medical conditions (including allergies) well ahead of departure.


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