Launceston to St Helens
From Launceston, drive to west for a day of caving in the beautiful Mole Creek caves! Set amongst the farmlands and the World Heritage mountain wilderness, you will wade through a stream cave, marvel at the glow-worm chambers or climb through a honeycombed hill. The adventure will be tailored to your ability level and the type of experience you are after. Afterwards, drive to the game-fishing capital of Tasmania - St Helens. Overnight.
One Nights Superior Accommodation: Tidal Waters Resort
St Helens to Bicheno
Explore the beauty of the Bay of Fires’ white sandy beaches and the abundance of wildlife in Mt William National Park. Go kayaking or snorkeling in the crystal clear waters and have a picnic on the picturesque shores of Binalong Bay. Then, travel to Bicheno in time for the evening penguin tour. This unique experience will allow you to get up close and personal with the penguins as they come ashore. Overnight in Bicheno.
One Nights Superior Accommodation: Sandpiper Ocean Cottages
Bicheno to Swansea
Experience the magic of Coles Bay and Freycinet National Park with a 30 minute scenic flight. Admire unparalleled views of Wineglass Bay and the Freycinet Peninsula on this once in a lifetime experience. This afternoon, continue to the historical town of Swansea where you will stay overnight.
One Nights Superior Accommodation: Swansea Cottages
Swansea to Hobart via Port Arthur
Travel at your leisure to Remarkable Cave, just outside of Port Arthur. This cave-like opening leads out to sea and offers an enjoyable walk to the sand dunes at Crescent Bay. Once back in Port Arthur, you will experience the World Heritage Listed Australian Convict Sites. Explore the Coal Mines historic site which was Tasmania’s first operational mine and a place of punishment for the “worst class” of convicts. Continue on to Hobart where you will stay overnight.
One Nights Superior Accommodation: The Henry Jones Art Hotel
Maria Island Walk
Set off on a 3 day walking adventure through the diverse landscape of Maria Island. With a mountainous interior surrounded by stretches of white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and limestone cliffs, this island is a hidden gem unknown to many. Enjoy exploring this amazing area, with your overnight bags carried for you! Soak up the spectacular scenery, admire the rich and abundant wildlife and take in the intriguing history. Highlights include many of Maria Island's hidden jewels including the ancient fossils at Fossils Cliff, the amazing Painted Cliffs sculpted by the sea and breathtaking views from Bishop & Clerk. This will be an amazing walking holiday in Tasmania you will never forget.
Wake up in Hobart this morning and spend your final day at your own pace. Explore the city center, check out the views from Mount Wellington, or visit the Museum of Old and New Art. Later, make your way to the airport for your onward flight.
Note: This self drive tour can be completed in reverse order, the tour cost remains the same. To view tour prices or to make an enquiry, please click on the Enquire Now tab at the top of this itinerary.
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