5 Day East Coast Self Drive Package

5 days - Self Drive Package
Day 1

Arrive Hobart Airport. Collect rental car. Explore Richmond, Salamanca Place and Battery Point. Drive up Mount Wellington for views over all of Southern Tasmania.

Standard Accommodation: Hobart – Old Woolstore or similar
Superior Accommodation: Hobart – Somerset on the Pier or similar

Day 2

Drive to Port Arthur and the Tasman Peninsula. Visit Port Arthur Historic Site to find the best presentation of Australia’s convict history. Explore the many other sights in the area such as the spectacular sea-cliffs at Eaglehawk Neck and Devil’s Kitchen.

Standard Accommodation: Tasman Peninsula – Lufra Hotel or similar
Superior Accommodation: Port Arthur – Stewarts Bay Lodge or similar

Day 3

Take the Tasman Island Eco Cruise to incredible sea cliffs, seal colonies and marine wildlife.

Head up the east coast backroads to Freycinet National Park. See Buckland Church, Spiky Bridge, sample products at Kate’s Berry Farm and call in at the Freycinet Vineyard and the Oyster Farm. At night join a penguin watching tour to get close to these adorable animals.

Standard Accommodation: Bicheno – Beachfront at Bicheno or similar
Superior Accommodation: Freycinet Lodge or similar

Day 4

Day at Freycinet. Take the Wineglass Bay Nature Cruise and then walk up to the lookout for views down onto Wineglass Bay.

Standard Accommodation: Bicheno – Beachfront at Bicheno or similar
Superior Accommodation: Freycinet Lodge or similar

Day 5

Drive the backroads to Bicheno, then up the coast to the Elephant Pass. Cross the pass to St. Marys and follow the highway up the Fingal Valley to Macquarie Plains. Follow the Northern Heritage Highway to Evandale and onto Launceston. Drop off car in Launceston.