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Classic Tasmania Self-Drive

13 days from £3,660pp

Includes flights
What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • Browse the Salamanca Markets in Hobart for local arts and crafts, surrounded by the historical harbour buildings.

  • Cruise the Gordon River and take in the local flora, fauna and convict history.

  • Get up close to the elusive Tasmanian Devils at Cradle Mountain National Park.

  • Walk to the Wineglass Bay lookout in Freycinet National Park and take your own pictures of one of Australia's most photographed beaches.

Price includes

Scheduled international flights
Fully insured vehicle hire
All accommodation
  • Hobart
  • Strahan
  • Cradle Mountain
  • Launceston
  • Freycinet National Park

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Hobart.

Day 2 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

On-board your international outbound flight to Hobart.

Day 3 Hobart


On arrival in Hobart you will be transferred by private vehicle to your downtown accommodation. The remainder of the day is free to relax.

Day 4 Hobart


Collect your car this morning and perhaps take a day trip to the historical sites at Port Arthur.

Day 5 Strahan

Hobart , Strahan

Drive towards the rugged west coast and the pretty town of Strahan.


Day 6 Cradle Mountain

Strahan , Cradle Mountain

Take a cruise this morning to explore the wildlife and history of the Gordon River. This afternoon drive to Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park.

Day 7 Cradle Mountain

Cradle Mountain

Explore the walks of the national park today at your leisure taking in the breath taking views of Cradle Mountain. The Devils@Cradle is a great opportunity to meet a Tasmanian devil and learn more about these endangered creatures.

Day 8 Launceston

Cradle Mountain , Launceston

Drive across the northern countryside of Tasmania to Launceston. The Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm is a short detour to the north of Deloraine and serves a delicious lunch in a pretty setting.

Day 9 Launceston


Take a day-long private tour of the wilderness areas of northern Tasmania.

Day 10 Freycinet National Park

Launceston , Freycinet National Park

Continue your drive across the north of the state today to the east coast and Freycinet National Park. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 11 Freycinet National Park

Freycinet National Park

Explore the Freycinet Peninsula with opportunities for spotting dolphins, albatrosses and other wildlife. Take some time to see Wineglass Bay from the view point to get the full effect of the shape.

Day 12 International return flight

Freycinet National Park , International return flight

Drive back to Hobart today. You may be interested in breaking the journey in the historical village of Richmond. Return your hire car at the airport before boarding your onward flight.

Day 13 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

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Strahan & Gordon River
Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park
Freycinet National Park

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