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Tasmanian: Self Drive 5 Days Hobart to Launceston (or V.V.)

Duration
5 Days
Prices From:
US$ 519

Much of Tasmania has been listed as a World Heritage Site; the scenery makes it an ideal driving journey. Leave Hobart, travel to Strahan and Cradle Mountain before ending in Launceston.


See ‘The Natural State’ your way on a Tasmanian self drive tour from Hobart.

Head to Strahan to explore the island’s rugged West Coast. Visit the towns of New Norfolk and Queenstown, or take a trip on Macquarie Bay to visit the infamous convict-era penal colony of Sarah Island. Nearby Cradle Mountain embodies ‘The Natural State’ like no place else. With 2 nights here, explore an endless variety of bushwalks and seek out some of Tasmania’s unique wildlife.

Launceston is the largest city in Northern Tasmania and is central to many key attractions including Cataract Gorge. Visit Boag’s brewery or take a Ghost Tour of this historic town.


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Duration
5 Days
Prices From:
US$ 519

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Day 1

Arrive Hobart

After arriving in Hobart collect your rental vehicle. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Crowne Plaza Hobart

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    Crowne Plaza Hobart



    Located in the city center, Crowne Plaza Hobart connects it's visitors, business or leisure, to the heart of Tasmania. A warm welcome to Tasmania's capital, our contemporary hotel offers well thought out spaces to connect and recharge and modern rooms designed to ensure you rest …

    Located in the city center, Crowne Plaza Hobart connects it's visitors, business or leisure, to the heart of Tasmania. A warm welcome to Tasmania's capital, our contemporary hotel offers well thought out spaces to connect and recharge and modern rooms designed to ensure you rest and relax while making the most out of your stay. If you're in town for business, we're the perfect base, centrally located close to business and Government districts you're just an energizing walk to work.

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    • Business Centre
    • Fitness Centre
    • Internet Access
    • Restaurant

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Day 2

Hobart to Strahan (298 kms/185 miles - 3.5 hours)

Travel north-west, bound for Strahan. Along the way enjoy a stop at the historic towns of New Norfolk or Queenstown. Continue on to the fishing village of Strahan.

Duration1 Night
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Franklin Manor Strahan

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    Franklin Manor Strahan



    Franklin Manor is located on Macquarie Harbour in the historic township of Strahan close to the fringe of the Wild Rivers National Park. Franklin Manor is a boutique hotel, originally built for the Harbour Master in 1896, with several room styles providing an exclusive wilderness …

    Franklin Manor is located on Macquarie Harbour in the historic township of Strahan close to the fringe of the Wild Rivers National Park. Franklin Manor is a boutique hotel, originally built for the Harbour Master in 1896, with several room styles providing an exclusive wilderness retreat for travellers. Strahan provides opportunities to explore isolated rugged West Coast beaches, thundering surf, towering waterfalls, ancient rainforests and the famous Gordon and Franklin Rivers. Franklin Manor reception closes at 6pm, if arriving later please call ahead and make arrangements to collect your room keys.

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    • Bar(s)
    • Lounge(s)
    • Parking
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Day 3

Strahan to Cradle Mountain (150 kms/93 miles - 2 hours)

This morning travel north to the Cradle Mountain Lake St Clair National Park area. Covering some of Tasmania's highest country, the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, with its many lakes and mountain peaks, is famous for its magnificent alpine scenery.

Duration2 Nights
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Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge

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    Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge



    If you appreciate the finer things in life, this is the place for you. Surround yourself with the pristine wilderness of World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and be treated to one of Australia's iconic wilderness experiences - Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge. …

    If you appreciate the finer things in life, this is the place for you. Surround yourself with the pristine wilderness of World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and be treated to one of Australia's iconic wilderness experiences - Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge. This serene retreat offers a haven of luxury steeped by breath-taking mountain surrounds and spectacular wilderness. The lodge is home to one of Tasmania's acclaimed dining experiences and Australia's most spectacular wilderness spa, while the luxury cabins and mountain venues are perfectly unique. Just add cascading streams, an abundance of wildlife and that discreet yet impeccable Peppers service. You won't want to leave.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Conference Facilities
    • Currency Exchange
    • Daycare/Babysitting Service
    • Games Room
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry facilities
    • Lounge(s)
    • Parking
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Sauna
    • Spa(Hot-tub)/Jacuzzi
    • Wheelchair Accessible Rooms

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Day 4

Cradle Mountain

Today at leisure to explore Cradle Mountain. You may like to relax or do one of the many walks the lodge has to offer.

Day 5

Cradle Mountain to Launceston (157 kms/98 miles - 2 hours)

Depart Cradle Mountain and travel east to Launceston. Along the way travel through Deloraine and Westbury. On arrival in Launceston drop off your rental vehicle.

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PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 4 nights accommodation
  • 5 days Hertz Group S car rental
  • Mandatory vehicle insurance
  • Goway's co-pilot kit
  • Goway Sydney toll free Australia wide assistance line.

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • National Park entrance fees
  • .Airfare and all taxes
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities unless otherwise stated
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Optional excursions
  • Beverages unless otherwise stated
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Park fees unless stated.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:  Prices are "from", per person, based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates will apply, Limited seats/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability.  Rates for single or triple travelers are available on request – please inquire.

 

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