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All about the 6 Day Hobart to Hobart Explorer Tour

Come and explore Tasmania's natural beauty and fascinating history on this 6-day journey around the island.

Our experienced guides will make sure you see all the major highlights and attractions (as well as some hidden treasures). This is the best way to get the most out of your time in Tasmania in a small and fun group as we give you a taste of all the things Tassie has to offer – from the unique wilderness and World Heritage Listed areas to meeting a Tasmanian devil and experiencing our cultural and historical attractions.

6 Day Hobart to Hobart Explorer Tour
Tour itinerary - 6 Days

  • Day 1 Port Arthur Historic Site
    We begin our journey with a visit to Australia’s best-preserved colonial village, Richmond, before we head south to explore Tasmania’s ruthless convict past at the World Heritage, listed Port Arthur Historic Site (guided walk and short harbour cruise included). Rich in visual history, learn of the chilling life as a convict in the restored sandstone prison buildings and preserved ruins. Overnight: Hobart
  • Day2 Hobart to Strahan
    We leave Hobart and drive through the Derwent Valley – travelling east to west across the island. You’ll see the beautiful Russell Falls, walk among the Mt Field National Park Tall Trees, and visit Australia’s deepest freshwater lake, Lake St Clair. Explore the pristine Franklin-Gordon Wild River National Park and end the day in Strahan. Overnight: Strahan. (B)
  • Day 3 Wild West Coast
    In the untouched wilderness of Tasmania’s West Coast we will explore the shifting sands of Henty Dunes. Then we continue into the Tarkine Rainforest and walk to Tasmania’s highest waterfall – Montezuma Falls. Or you can choose to join the world-famous Gordon River Cruise (optional, at your own expense). Overnight: Strahan. (B)
  • Day 4 Cradle Mountain to Launceston
    Around 950m above sea level is the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, where you can choose a walk to suit you. With an extensive range of tracks, stroll around Dove Lake or challenge yourself with a hike to Marion’s Lookout. A short drive takes us through Sheffield, the ‘town of murals’ and then to Launceston. Overnight: Launceston. (B)
  • Day 5 Launceston to Bicheno
    We make our way to the East Coast and the beautiful Bay of Fires. If the conditions are right, this is the perfect place for a swim. Tasmania’s most scenic coastal drive takes you from St Helens to Bicheno where we meet the iconic Tasmanian devil as we stop at a wildlife sanctuary. This evening you may choose to join a viewing experience of the Little Penguins (optional at your own expense and seasonal). Overnight: Bicheno . (B)
  • Day 6 Freycinet National Park to Hobart
    An early start means we are the first to the Wineglass Bay lookout, beating the crowds and the heat for that postcard photo. Relax on the secluded beach or choose the more challenging Mt Amos or a beach walk. We continue our journey south passing the coastal villages of Swansea and Orford before arriving back to Hobart. (B)
6 Day Hobart to Hobart Explorer Tour Price information AUD per person

Price

Description

Tour code: TBE6
  $865
Dorm share
  $975
Twin/ Double Hostel
  $1195
Twin/ Double Motel
  $1295
Single Hostel
  $1645
Single Motel

Departure information

Starts

Departs: Hobart 7:00 am

Finishes: Hobart 5:30 pm

1 April to 30 April: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday
1 May to 30 September: Wednesday and Saturday
1 October to 31 March: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday

Ends
Hobart


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Important Notes

Things you need to know about this tour

Passengers can bring up to 20kg of luggage to be stored in our trailer while traveling, we advise passengers to bring a day pack for access to day-to-day items.

Only some breakfasts and produce sampling as per tour itinerary. All our tours are self-catering in nature and will have plenty of food stops where you can purchase from restaurants, cafes, takeaways or even supermarkets should you wish to use the hostel's kitchen facilities. Our guides will always be available to give you recommendations to help you sample the great food Tasmania has to offer.

The tours that we offer are designed to help you see as much of Tasmania as possible with like-minded travelers. There is no maximum age provided as long as you have a good sense of adventure and a reasonable level of fitness, however, we do have a minimum age of 8 years old to ensure all passengers get the most from the tour!

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