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Tasmania

Separated from mainland Australia by the 240 km stretch of Bass Strait, Tasmania is just an hour’s flight, or an overnight cruise aboard the Spirit of Tasmania, from Melbourne.

First settled as a penal colony in 1803, Tasmania boasts a fascinating history and rich heritage. With short distances between attractions, self-drive is an ideal way to discover the wild and beautiful landscapes, ancient wilderness, amazing wildlife, fresh local produce and wonderful cool-climate wines of this rejuvenating island state.

MUST SEE & DO

  • Discover the heritage charm of picturesque Hobart, the pristine waters of Bruny Island, or the mesmerising history of Port Arthur
  • Walk, kayak, dive or cruise the intense aqua waters, or simply relax on the secluded beaches and enjoy the stunning scenery of The East Coast
  • Admire the fine Victorian buildings of Launceston, visit the boutique cool climate wineries of the Tamar Valley, or explore the charming historic towns of The North
  • Share the creative spirit of local artists and craftsmen, inspired by the fertile green hills, picturesque protected harbours and unspoilt wilderness areas of The North West Coast
  • Explore The Western Wilderness to discover convict history, pioneering heritage and one of the most significant World Heritage areas on earth
Cradle Mountain Chateau

Cradle Mountain: Cradle Mountain Chateau

Price from £128 per room per night

Positioned in a serene woodland setting at the northern end of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Par [...]

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Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge

Cradle Mountain: Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge

Price from £152 per room per night

This unique and contemporary retreat, set right on the edge of the spectacular World Heritage listed Crad [...]

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Freycinet Lodge

Freycinet National Park: Freycinet Lodge

Price from £221 per room per night

Nestled in coastal bushland beside the shores of Great Oyster Bay, this award winning lodge is uniquely p [...]

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Hotel Grand Chancellor

Hobart: Hotel Grand Chancellor

Price from £149 per room per night

Located right on the waterfront, just a short walk from Hobart's many tourist attractions, the Hotel Gran [...]

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The Henry Jones Art Hotel

Hobart: The Henry Jones Art Hotel

Price from £191 per room per night

Australia’s first and only dedicated Art Hotel, The Henry Jones combines antique and ultra modern. [...]

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Lenna of Hobart

Hobart: Lenna of Hobart

Price from £142 per room per night

Heritage Listed and classified by the National Trust, this beautifully preserved colonial mansion is idea [...]

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The Lodge on Elizabeth

Hobart: The Lodge on Elizabeth

Price from £87 per room per night

Previously the home of many Tasmanian notables and listed by The National Trust, this elegant heritage ac [...]

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Islington Hotel

Hobart: Islington Hotel

Price from £243 per room per night

A fine example of Regency style architecture, Islington was one of the first houses built in the dress ci [...]

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Hotel Grand Chancellor

Launceston: Hotel Grand Chancellor

Price from £104 per room per night

Enjoying sweeping views of Launceston city, the Hotel Grand Chancellor offers superior accommodation and [...]

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Peppers Seaport Hotel

Launceston: Peppers Seaport Hotel

Price from £138 per room per night

Situated at the heart of Launceston's Old Seaport dock area, just 5 minutes walk from the city centre, th [...]

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Hotel Charles

Launceston: Hotel Charles

With an emphasis on privacy, charm and attention to detail, this stylish new luxury hotel is conveniently [...]

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The Sebel Launceston

Launceston: The Sebel Launceston

Price from £103 per room per night

A contemporary and elegant, European inspired hotel, offering contemporary accommodation and unrivalled s [...]

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Comfort Inn

Port Arthur: Comfort Inn

The only hotel within the Port Arthur Historic Site, just steps away from the beautiful parklands and con [...]

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Tall Timbers Hotel

Smithton: Tall Timbers Hotel

Winner of multiple state and national awards for excellence, Tall Timbers is situated on 125 acres of ric [...]

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Strahan Village

Strahan: Strahan Village

Price from £86 per room per night

Set on the hilltop, and along the waterfront of this quaint west coast fishing village, the enchanting St [...]

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Risby Cove

Strahan: Risby Cove

Price from £121 per room per night

Nestled in the head of Long Bay, only a five minute coastal walk from the cruise boats, Risby Cove offers [...]

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Motel Strahan

Strahan: Motel Strahan

Price from £86 per room per night

Completed in December 2006, Motel Strahan is situated in a quiet residential area within close proximity [...]

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Bruny Island Cruise

Bruny Island Cruise

Price from £104 per person

Join your Bruny Island Cruises tour at the Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Waterfront Booking Centre Hobart [...]

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Gordon River Cruise

Gordon River Cruise

Price from £45 per person

From Strahan, enjoy a comfortable cruise across Macquarie Harbour onboard the Lady Jane Franklin II, a 32 [...]

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Hobart City Package

Hobart City Package

Price from £386 per person

This independent touring package includes return shared airport transfers, 4 nights accommodation, meals [...]

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Tasmania Self Drive

Tasmania Self Drive

Price from £694 per person

This self drive tour includes 9 days car rental with Hertz Australia (ICAR - Toyota Corolla Ascent or sim [...]

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Tasmanian Eastcoaster (Hobart to Launceston) 4 nights

Tasmanian Eastcoaster (Hobart to Launceston) 4 nights

Price from £1843 per person

This self drive tour includes 5 days car rental with Hertz Australia, 4 nights ‘boutique’ accommodation, [...]

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Tasmanian Highlights (Launceston to Hobart via West Coast) 4 nights

Tasmanian Highlights (Launceston to Hobart via West Coast) 4 nights

Price from £456 per person

This self drive tour includes 5 days car rental with Hertz Australia, 4 nights ‘boutique’ accommodation, [...]

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West Coast Wilderness Railway

West Coast Wilderness Railway

Price from £82 per person

From the West Coast Wilderness Train Station in Strahan, commence your train journey to Queenstown. Trave [...]

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