Two Week Tassie Loop

16 Day • Hobart - Strahan - Cradle Mountain - Stanley - Launceston - Bay of Fires - Coles Bay - Port Arthur
Launceston Seaport Boardwalk

Launceston Seaport Boardwalk

Launceston Seaport Boardwalk
Cradle Mountain

Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain
Waterfront, Hobart

Waterfront, Hobart, Tasmania 

Waterfront, Hobart
Cradle Mountain

Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

Cradle Mountain

Port Arthur Historic Site, Tasmania 

The Gardens, Bay of Fires, Tasmania 

Two Week Tassie Loop

16 Day Self-Drive - Hobart - Strahan - Cradle Mountain - Stanley - Launceston - Bay of Fires - Coles Bay - Port Arthur

This two-week self-drive ‘Tassie Loop’ takes you right round the beautiful island state of Tasmania with rugged coastline, tranquil waterways as well as lovely beaches.  You will also enjoy the alpine wilderness of Tasmania’s mesmerizing Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, the rich historical sites of Port Arthur, meeting the friendly locals, and tasting some seafood delights.

VALID FOR TRAVEL: 01 Jul 2020 – 31 Mar 2021

Pricing for Aussies
$2425AUD
per person, based on double occupancy
  • Prices above are per person, based on double occupancy.  Subject to availability.
  • Package Includes:
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Hobart, 2 nights’ accommodation in Strahan, 2 nights’ accommodation in Cradle Mountain, 2 nights’ accommodation in Stanley, 2 nights’ accommodation in Launceston, 2 nights’ accommodation in Coles Bay, 2 nights’ accommodation in Port Arthur, 4 excursions, car rental and all taxes & fees.
Pricing for Kiwis
$2589NZD
per person, based on double occupancy
  • Prices above are per person, based on double occupancy.  Subject to availability.
  • Package Includes:
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Hobart, 2 nights’ accommodation in Strahan, 2 nights’ accommodation in Cradle Mountain, 2 nights’ accommodation in Stanley, 2 nights’ accommodation in Launceston, 2 nights’ accommodation in Coles Bay, 2 nights’ accommodation in Port Arthur, 4 excursions, car rental and all taxes & fees.
Pricing for Canucks
$2379CAD
per person, based on double occupancy
  • Prices above are per person, based on double occupancy.  Subject to availability.
  • Package Includes:
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Hobart, 2 nights’ accommodation in Strahan, 2 nights’ accommodation in Cradle Mountain, 2 nights’ accommodation in Stanley, 2 nights’ accommodation in Launceston, 2 nights’ accommodation in Coles Bay, 2 nights’ accommodation in Port Arthur, 4 excursions, car rental and all taxes & fees.
  • Note: the mandatory Australian Travel Visa is included in the Canadian price

Trip Details

Included in your trip

Hotel Accommodations
Itinerary
Customizable
Taxes & Fees
Excursions
Car Rental
Some Meals

EXCLUDED IN YOUR TRIP

Travel Insurance
Flights/Airfare
Meals
Guided

WHERE WILL YOU VISIT?

  • Hobart
  • Launceston
  • Cradle Mountain
  • Strahan
  • Coles Bay
  • Port Arthur
  • Freycinet National Park
  • Wineglass Bay
  • Tasmania

TRIP ITINERARY

Arrive in and Depart from Hobart

16 Day Adventure

Day 1: Arrive Hobart

Upon arrival at the airport, locate your driver for the transfer to your Hobart hotel where you will check in for 3 nights.  The balance of your day is at leisure.

Day 2: Day at Leisure

Day at leisure today.  We recommend visiting the Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), head to Mount Wellington for incredible views or catching a performance at the Theatre Royal, Australia’s longest-running theatre.  We hope this is a Saturday so you can enjoy the Salamanca Markets.

Day 3: Hobart City Tour

Embark on a half-day informative historic Hobart city bus tour with expert local commentary of 40 different historical sites and attractions.  Your tour will stop at Anglesea Barracks, the Cascade Brewery gardens, Cascade Female Factory Historic Site, Rosny Hill Lookout and the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

Day 4: Strahan

Pickup up your hire car from the city depot and drive to Strahan where you will check in to your hotel for 2 nights.  Perhaps plan a walk in Mt Field National Park along the way.  The balance of your day is at leisure.

Day 5: Day at Leisure

Enjoy your Gordon River Cruise into some of beautiful World Heritage Wilderness aboard the electric Spirit of the Wild vessel with comfort and quiet.  Lunch is included as well as a 30 minute nature walk.

Day 6: Cradle Mountain

Drive to Cradle Mountain where you will check in to your hotel for 2 nights.  The balance of your day is at leisure.  Be sure to consider a nocturnal tour for great wildlife viewing!

Day 7: Day at Leisure

Day at leisure today.  We recommend exploring this alpine wilderness on one of the many walks available.

Day 8: Stanley

Drive to Stanley where you will check in to your hotel for 2 nights.  The balance of your day is at leisure.

Day 9: Day at Leisure

Day at leisure today.  We recommend exploring this fishing village framed by a volcanic outcrop and ride The Nut Chairlift to explore the plateau; a two-kilometre (1.2-mile) walk around the summit giving fantastic views!

Day 10: Launceston

Drive to Launceston where you will check in to your hotel for 2 nights.  The balance of your day is at leisure. We recommend exploring the small but cosmopolitan city set on the mouth of a river, where you can get excellent produce and fine food and wander the quaint streets to shop for antiques and sample home-baked goods at one of the many cafés.

Day 11: Day at Leisure

Crystal azure blue waters with pristine white beaches and outcrops of orange lichen covered granite rocks. The scenery at the Bay of Fires is simply breathtaking! This tour takes you through some of the prettiest locations in Tasmania. Visit Bridestowe Lavender farm (September to April) home of Bobbie the Lavender Bear. Enjoy a short rainforest walk and oyster tasting.

Day 12: Coles Bay

Drive to Coles Bay where you will check in to your hotel for 2 nights.  The balance of your day is at leisure.

Day 13: Day at Leisure

Day at leisure today.  We recommend exploring Freycinet National Park with its dramatic pink granite peaks, secluded bays, white sandy beaches and abundant birdlife.  The hike up to the viewpoint over Wineglass Bay is not to be missed!

Day 14: Port Arthur

Drive to Port Arthur where you will check in to your hotel for 2 nights.  The balance of your day is at leisure.

Day 15: Wilderness Cruise

Tasman Island Cruises provides unforgettable three-hour wilderness cruises along the spectacular coastline between Port Arthur and Eaglehawk Neck in southern Tasmania.  The cruise travels beneath the highest vertical sea cliffs in the Southern Hemisphere at Cape Pillar. Guests explore waterfalls, rock formations, archways and deep-sea caves.  The coastline is part of the Tasman National Park. It is home to a variety of wildlife including hundreds of seals, migrating whales and abundant sea birds in their thousands.

At any time of year you’re likely to see the feeding frenzy of diving gannets, albatross and sea eagles wheeling on the wind, cliff-nesting cormorants and peregrine falcons, or a pod of playful dolphins surfing the bow wave of the boat.

Day 16: Depart

Drop off your rental car at the airport this morning… why not stay longer?

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