6 Day Hobart to Hobart Explorer Tour

6 Comprehensive Days to Explore

 

Here’s 6-days of the best of Tasmania, as we take you exploring around our stunning island – from top to bottom and side to side!

Come and explore Tasmania's natural beauty and fascinating history on this 6-day journey around
the island. Our experienced guides will make sure you see all the major highlights and attractions (as
well as some hidden treasures). This is the best way to get the most out of your time in Tasmania in
a small and fun group as we give you a taste of all the things Tassie has to offer – from the unique
wilderness and World Heritage Listed areas to meeting a Tasmanian devil and experiencing our
cultural and historical attractions.

Highlights:
• Richmond Village, Tasman Peninsula, Port Arthur Historic Site
• Russell Falls, Mt Field National Park, Lake St Clair
• Henty Dunes, Tarkine Rainforest, Gordon River
• Cradle Mountain, Sheffield, Launceston
• Bay of Fires, St Helens, Tasmanian devils, Bicheno
• Freycinet National Park, Wineglass Ba5

Additional activity options available (at own expense):
• Gordon River Cruise
• Strahan Theatre – “The Ship that Never Was”
• Bicheno Evening Penguin tour

 

Booking Conditions

Age Restriction: Minimum 8 years old

Fitness Requirement: Moderate fitness required

What's included

  • 5 nights accommodation
  • 5 breakfasts
  • National Park entry fees
  • Wildlife Sanctuary entry including Tasmanian devils
  • Port Arthur Historic Site entry, guided walk and harbour cruise
  • Hobart CBD Hostel and motel pickups and drop offs. Airport drop off available.

What To Bring

  • Camera
  • Drink bottle
  • Comfortable trail walking shoes
  • Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Clothes to suit conditions (layers are a good idea)
  • Waterproof jacket (just in case)
  • Swimwear and towel (conditions permitting)

Itinerary

Day 1 : Day 1:PORT ARTHUR HISTORIC SITE
We begin our journey with a visit to Australia’s best-preserved colonial village, Richmond before we head south to explore Tasmania’s ruthless convict past at the World Heritage listed Port Arthur Historic Site (guided walk and short harbour cruise included). Rich in visual history, learn of the chilling life as a convict in the restored sandstone prison buildings and preserved ruins. Overnight: Hobart
Meals :None

Day 2 : Day 2: 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
Meals :Breakfast

Day 3 : Day 3: 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
Meals :Breakfast

Day 4 : Day 4: CRADLE MOUNTAIN > LAUNCESTON
Around 950m above sea level is the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, where you can 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’ and then to Launceston. Overnight: Launceston
Meals :Breakfast

Day 5 : Day 5: 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 meet the iconic Tasmanian devil as we stop at a wildlife sanctuary. This evening you may choose to join a viewing experience of the Little Penguins (optional at your own expense and seasonal). Overnight: Bicheno
Meals :Breakfast

Day 6 : Day 6: 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 a beach walk. We continue our journey south passing the coastal villages of Swansea and Orford before arriving back to Hobart.
Meals :Breakfast

Pickups

Scheduled to depart on the following days (1/4/19 to 31/3/2020)
1 Apr to 30 April: Mon, Wed, Sat.
1 May to 30 Sep: Wed & Sat.
1 Oct to 31 Mar: Mon, Wed, Sat.
 

DEPARTS

Hobart 7:00am

FINISHES:

Hobart 5:30pm

 


 

Optional Excursions

Optional Activities (Available to sign up on tour with your guide)

  • Scenic Tour / Sightseeing

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