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Exclusive Tasmanian Family Holiday Deals

Save 25% and book yourself a great Tasmanian Holiday. Our self drive package deals are priced from $1995 for the whole family. ( 4 people)

Our self drive Tasmanian package FAMILY deals include car hire ( upgrades available), 3 or 4-star accommodation, optional add-on experiences plus a National Parks Pass for 4 people. We offer 7, 8, 10, 13 or 14 day FAMILY deals and the choice to start in Hobart or Launceston.

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We provide a day-by-day detailed travel itinerary with your bookings, recommended food spots, drive times, things to do and see and a bunch of useful hints and tips.

Frequently Asked Family Travel Planning Questions

1. What is the best time of year to visit Tasmania with a family?

Tasmania is a year-round destination, but the best time to visit depends on your family’s interests. Summer (December to February) offers warm weather, perfect for beach activities and exploring national parks. Winter (June to August) is cooler, ideal for enjoying Tasmania’s winter festivals and snow activities at higher elevations. Spring and autumn provide mild weather and beautiful natural scenery.

2. Are there family-friendly accommodations available in Tasmania?

Yes, Tasmania offers a wide range of family-friendly accommodations, including hotels, resorts, vacation rentals, and campgrounds. Many places cater to families with amenities like swimming pools, kids’ clubs, and family rooms. It’s advisable to book in advance, especially during peak seasons.

3. What are some recommended family activities in Tasmania?

Tasmania is full of family-friendly activities, such as exploring Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, visiting the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, enjoying the beaches at Freycinet National Park, and learning at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Adventure parks, mazes, and heritage railways are also great for families.

4. How can we get around Tasmania with a family?

Renting a car is the most flexible way to explore Tasmania with a family, allowing you to travel at your own pace and access more remote areas. Tasmania also has a public bus network, but service can be limited in rural areas. Some families choose to explore by bicycle in certain regions, especially those with dedicated bike paths.

5. What should we pack for a family trip to Tasmania?

Pack layers, as Tasmania’s weather can be unpredictable, including warm clothes even in summer. Don’t forget rain gear, sturdy walking shoes, sun protection, and any necessary baby or child gear. If you’re planning on hiking or exploring national parks, bring appropriate outdoor equipment.

6. Are there any specific safety concerns for families traveling in Tasmania?

Tasmania is generally a safe destination for families. However, when exploring natural areas, always stay on marked trails, supervise children near water, and be prepared for changing weather conditions. When viewing wildlife, keep a safe distance and follow local guidelines.

7. Can we find child-friendly dining options in Tasmania?

Yes, many restaurants and cafes in Tasmania cater to families with children, offering kid-friendly menus and high chairs. Markets and food festivals are also great for trying a variety of foods that can appeal to different tastes.

8. What are some educational experiences for children in Tasmania?

Tasmania offers many educational experiences, such as interactive exhibits at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, the Maritime Museum of Tasmania, and the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery. Outdoor educational experiences include guided tours in national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, and historical sites like Port Arthur.

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