There’s no better way to discover than on a self-drive holiday. Travelling by road is undoubtedly one of the best ways to explore and our selection of hand-crafted itineraries will take you to some of the most popular locations. Each itinerary incorporates car hire, and local experiences, along with a personalised Co-Pilot Kit to assist you along the way.

9 nights’ accommodation
Meals as specified
9 days car rental with GPS
Co-pilot self-drive kit

Highlights:
Enjoy one of many hikes through Freycinet National Park
Learn about local convict history on a Gordon River cruise (extra charge)
Climb Marion’s Lookout in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park

Day 1: Hobart

Collect your vehicle on arrival in Hobart. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city. Overnight at Hobart.

Day 2: Hobart to Strahan – 300km

Travel across the heart of Tasmania through the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. Stop in at Queenstown then continue to Strahan. Overnight at Strahan.

Day 3: Strahan to Cradle Mountain National Park – 138km

Take an optional cruise this morning along the Gordon River (extra charge) before travelling north to Zeehan. Drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, renowned for its walking tracks with spectacular mountain peaks and lakes. Stay the next two nights at Cradle Mountain.

Day 4: Cradle Mountain National Park (B)

Time at leisure today to explore Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.

Day 5: Cradle Mountain National Park to Launceston – 142km (B)

Depart Cradle Mountain and travel east to Mole Creek. Continue to Launceston and visit Cataract Gorge. Overnight at Launceston.

Day 6: Launceston to St Helens – 160km

Depart Launceston and travel to Scottsdale. Near Pyengana take a walk to St Columba Falls. Continue east to St Helens. Visit ‘The Gardens’ and the ‘Bay of Fires’ Coastal Reserves near Binalong Bay. Overnight at St Helens.

Day 7: St Helens to Freycinet National Park – 108km

Travel to Bicheno before continuing south through Coles Bay to Freycinet National Park. Stay the next two nights at Freycinet.

Day 8: Freycinet National Park (B)

Time at leisure today to explore Freycinet National Park.

Day 9: Freycinet National Park to Hobart – 185km (B)

Depart Freycinet and perhaps make a stop at one of the local wineries or berry farms near Swansea. Cross the Derwent River on the Tasman Highway to reach Hobart. If time permits, travel back to Hobart via the historic village of Richmond. Overnight at Hobart.

Day 10: Hobart

Valid Travel Dates:
19 Sep – 31 Mar 21
Terms & Conditions: Prices are a guide only, subject to change and availability and are in Australian Dollars. From prices for accommodation packages are per person per package twin share, unless otherwise specified and based on the lowest room category for travel in low season. Prices for tours and transfers are per person, unless otherwise specified. ^Based on 9-night package, valid 1 Sep – 30 Sep 20. Car hire is based on group B. Superior and boutique accommodation options also available. Ask your travel agent for prices for other dates.

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9 nights
Departing 19 Sep 20 – 31 Mar 21
From AUD$
1,399
pp
Inclusive dates.
Seasonal surcharges & blackout dates may apply.
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