9 nights Bespoke Itinerary
Discover the beauty of Australia’s southernmost state
Days 1 & 2 – Hobart
Enjoy a free time in this bohemian coastal city. Walk along the harbourfront and explore some of the local art galleries, play chess on the giant board in Salamanca Square, walk around Arthur’s circle, visit one of the museums, wander around the old town or relax in the park.
2 nights Hobart
Day 3 – Strahan via Lake St Clair
Collect your car and head west to Lake St Clair and enjoy the beautiful views and a relaxing walk along the lakeside. Continue on via Queenstown to Strahan. (approximately 4 hours driving) If you arrive early enough, why not take a cruise to Hells Gate or a walk to Hogarth Falls.
1 night Strahan
Day 4 – Cradle Mountain
Head up to Cradle Mountain where you can choose from hiking trails and lakeside walks. (approximately 2 hours driving).
1 night near Cradle Mountain.
Day 5 – Launceston
Head northeast to Launceston. Enjoy a relaxing lunch at the waterfront, or why not take the cliffside walk to Launceston Cataract where you can enjoy a chairlift ride down from the woodlands to the park below. (approximately 2 hours of driving).
1 night Launceston
Day 6 – Bay of Fires
Continue Northeast to the Bay of Fires. Why not stop at Hillwood Strawberry Farm, Josef Chromy vineyard, Anvers Chocolate Factory, or the Bridestowe Lavender Farm to get you on your way (options are seasonal). At the bay enjoy a relaxing swim at one of the pristine beaches, or take one of the many hiking trails in the conservation area. (approximately 2 ½ – 3 hours drive depending on the route.
1 night at the Bay of Fires
Day 7 – Freycinet
Head south along the coast road to Freycinet National Park. Take one of the hiking or walking trails or simply enjoy the incredible views over Wine Glass Bay, or better still take the hike down to the beach and enjoy the bay from within.
1 night Freycinet
Day 8 – Port Arthur
Continue south to Port Arthur. Check-in to your accommodation then head back out to the park. Port Arthur is one of the most historic and notorious penal colonies from the early days of modern Australia. A beautiful location with a very dark past. The night tour is especially creepy, but even if you only visit during the day, no trip to Tasy would be complete without a stop here.
1 night Port Arthur
Day 9 – Hobart
Head back to Hobart to complete the circle, but first, make a stop at the pretty town of Richmond and be sure to visit Bonorong Wildlife Park to see the famous Tasmanian devils (tickets not included).
1 night Hobart
Day 10 – continue to your onward destination
More time? Why not extend your stay by adding in extra nights or combine with one of our other itineraries such as East Coast or West Coast Australia.
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