11 Day Self-Drive Tasmanian Family Winter Package

11 days - Self-Drive Tour Package
Day 1 - Arrive in Hobart

Upon arrival in Hobart, collect your compact SUV from AVIS and settle into your 2-bedroom apartment accommodation. Depending on your arrival time, explore Hobart’s waterfront area and have a lovely dinner at a restaurant of your choosing.

Accommodation: 2-bedroom apartment

Day 2-4 - Explore Hobart and Surrounds

Over the next couple of days, delve into the rich tapestry of Hobart and its environs. Discover iconic landmarks such as Port Arthur or the captivating exhibits at MONA (Museum of Old and New Art). Alternatively, embark on a scenic journey to Bruny Island for a taste of its natural splendor. Don’t miss the chance to immerse yourself in Hobart’s culinary scene, indulging in delectable seafood and locally sourced produce. The choice is yours to tailor this exploration to your preferences!

Accommodation: 2-bedroom apartment

Optional Experience: MONA and the Posh Pit Return Ferry from Hobart

Day 5 - from Hobart towards Bay of Fires

Set out from Hobart and journey towards the Bay of Fires on Tasmania’s northeast coast, reveling in the scenic landscapes en route. Prior to reaching the Bay of Fires region, embark on a hike to the summit of the Wineglass Bay lookout, offering awe-inspiring panoramic vistas. Upon arrival in the Bay of Fires, delight in the pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters that characterize this stunning area. Finally, retire to your accommodation for the night, immersed in the tranquil beauty of the coastal surroundings.

Accommodation: 2-bedroom apartment

Day 6 - from Bay of Fires towards Cradle Mountain via Sheffield

Set off on your journey from the Bay of Fires towards the majestic Cradle Mountain. Along the way, take a delightful detour to explore the charming town of Sheffield, renowned for its vibrant murals that adorn its streets. As you continue your drive, anticipation builds for your arrival at Cradle Mountain, where you’ll settle into your cozy apartment accommodation for a two-night stay, ready to immerse yourself in the wilderness of this iconic national park.

Accommodation: 2-bedroom apartment

Day 7 - Explore Cradle Mountain

Spend the day exploring amidst the breathtaking wilderness of Cradle Mountain National Park. Select from a range of family-friendly walks, including the enchanting Enchanted Walk or the scenic Dove Lake Circuit, each offering unique perspectives of the park’s natural wonders. Don’t forget to keep your eyes peeled for sightings of native wildlife such as wombats and wallabies, adding an extra layer of excitement to your exploration.

Accommodation: 2-bedroom apartment

Optional Experience: Devils@Cradle After Dark Feeding tour

Day 8 - from Cradle Mountain towards Launceston

Leave behind the captivating landscapes of Cradle Mountain as you journey towards Launceston, Tasmania’s second-largest city. Along the way, take a moment to explore the charming historic town of Deloraine or indulge in a wine tasting experience at one of the renowned wineries in the picturesque Tamar Valley. Upon reaching Launceston, settle into your comfortable apartment accommodation for the last two nights of your Tasmanian adventure.

Accommodation: 2-bedroom apartment

Day 9-10 - Explore Launceston and Surrounds

Dedicate the following two days to uncovering the wonders of Launceston and its environs. Begin with a visit to the breathtaking Cataract Gorge Reserve, offering an array of walking trails, a scenic chairlift ride, and captivating vistas. Delve into the nearby wineries dotting the picturesque Tamar Valley or immerse yourself in the rich offerings of the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery.

Accommodation: 2-bedroom apartment

Day 11 - Depart Launceston

Make the most of your remaining time in Launceston, whether it’s exploring the city’s charming streets or indulging in some final shopping. Say goodbye to Tasmania as you return your rental car and make your way to the airport for your onward journey.

Accommodation: 2-bedroom apartment