7 Day Tassie Icons Self Drive Package

7 days - Self Drive Tour Package
Day 1 - Launceston - Cradle Mountain

Arrive at Launceston Airport before 12pm, pick up standard size auto rental car (includes insurance, fees and taxes and excess reduction to $330). Drive into the UNESCO world heritage area of Cradle Mountain and enjoy your accommodation where you can nestle in and enjoy the surrounds and nearby walks.

Standard Accommodation: Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village – Studio Cottage

Premium Accommodation: Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village – Premier Spa Cabin

Travel time: 2.5 hrs

Day 2 - Cradle Mountain

Explore the many walks of the Cradle Mountain National Park. Your final itinerary will have information of walks in the area and spots I think you will enjoy! That evening, see the Tassie Devil up close on your night feeding tour. The After Dark Feeding Tour provides an unforgettable experience, seeing these extraordinary animals in ‘action’ each evening. Our experienced keeper will discuss biology, behaviour, threats and the important conservation work being undertaken for these species within the sanctuary.

Standard Accommodation: Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village – Studio Cottage

Premium Accommodation: Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village – Premier Spa Cabin

Day 3 - Cradle Mountain - Freycinet Peninsula

Continue your journey to the sunny east-coast with destination Freycinet. Along the way tempt the taste buds at the many wineries recommended on your itinerary. Arrive into Freycinet and enjoy the prime location of your accommodation. There is something very special about staying right in the National Park. In the afternoon, walk up Wineglass Bay Lookout for one of the best views you will see on the trip.

Standard Accommodation: Freycinet Lodge – Single Room Cabin

Premium Accommodation: Freycinet Lodge – Premier Spa Cabin

Travel time: 4.0 hrs

Day 4 - Freycinet Peninsula

Day at Freycinet. Take the optional Wineglass Bay Nature Cruise and then climb up to the lookout for fantastic views down onto Wineglass Bay. Then explore the quaint seaside village of Coles Bay.

Standard Accommodation: Freycinet Lodge – Single Room Cabin

Premium Accommodation: Freycinet Lodge – Premier Spa Cabin Travel time: 2.5 hrs

Day 5 - Freycinet Peninsula - Hobart

Drive to your Hobart accommodation and settle into your new home for two nights. Take your tour up Mt Wellington and enjoy the spectacular views. Or stroll around the waterfront exploring all the historical site, restaurants and bars.

Standard Accommodation: The Old Woolstore Hotel

Premium Accommodation: The Henry Jones Art Hotel

Travel time: 2.5 hrs

Day 6 - Hobart & MONA

Stroll down from your accommodation to the famous Salamanca Market, the largest outdoor markets in all of Australia. This iconic Saturday tradition brings Hobart’s waterfront alive with a celebration of the senses. In the afternoon take the ferry from Brooke St. Pier in Salamanca Place up the Derwent River to MONA – The Museum of New and Old Art. This Museum is spectacular and is guaranteed to tickle all your senses!

Standard Accommodation: The Old Woolstore Hotel

Premium Accommodation: The Henry Jones Art Hotel

Day 7 -Hobart & Departure

Flights to depart Hobart Airport at anytime. Drop the car back at the airport as your flights depart.

Thank you for visiting Tasmania!