Grand Circle: Hobart to Hobart


Visit all of the must-see destinations of Tasmania including the unspoilt beaches of Tasmania’s East Coast, Cradle Mountain in the north and the bustling cities of Launceston and Hobart.

Members from: $1,395 P.P Twin ShareNon-members from: $1,505 P.P Twin Share

  • Type

    Self-drive Holidays

  • Destination

    Australia

  • Supplier

    National Seniors Travel

  • Booking Code

    QHSDGC

  • Departs

    Multiple departures available. Enquire for more details.


Includes


  • 9 nights accommodation

  • 9 days car rental with GPS

  • Co-pilot self drive kit

  • Meals as indicated (B = breakfast) Note: Superior and Boutique accommodation options are also available.


Itinerary


Day 1: Hobart

Collect your vehicle on arrival in Hobart. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore Hobart. Overnight at Travelodge Hobart.

Day 2: Hobart to Strahan (300km)

Travel across the heart of Tasmania through the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. Stop in at Queenstown then continue on to the quiet town of Strahan, situated on Macquarie Harbour. Overnight at Strahan Village.

Day 3: Strahan to Cradle Mountain National Park (138km)

This morning take an optional cruise along the Gordon River (own expense) before travelling north to Zeehan, a booming mining town in the early 1900s. Drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, renowned for its walking tracks with spectacular mountain peaks and lakes. Stay the next two nights at Cradle Mountain Hotel.

Day 4: Cradle Mountain National Park

Time at leisure today to explore Cradle MountainLake St Clair National Park. (B)

Day 5: Cradle Mountain National Park to Launceston (142km)

Depart Cradle Mountain and travel east to Mole Creek. Continue on to Launceston and visit Cataract Gorge. Overnight at Best Western Plus, Launceston. (B)

Day 6: Launceston to St Helens (160km)

Depart Launceston and travel to Scottsdale. Near Pyengana take a walk to St Columba Falls and pick up some local cheese. Continue east to the small bayside town of St Helens. Visit The Gardens and the Bay of Fires Coastal Reserves near Binalong Bay for stunning beaches. Overnight at Tidal Waters Resort, St Helens.

Day 7: St Helens to Freycinet National Park (108km)

Travel to the small resort town of Bicheno before continuing south through Coles Bay to Freycinet National Park. Stay the next two nights at Freycinet Lodge, Coles Bay.

Day 8: Freycinet National Park

Time at leisure today to explore all that Freycinet National Park has to offer. Walk to the lookout, relax on the beach or take a cruise (own expense). (B)

Day 9: Freycinet National Park to Hobart (185km)

Depart Freycinet and perhaps make a stop at one of the local wineries or berry farms near Swansea. Cross the Derwent River on the Tasman Highway to reach Hobart. If time permits, travel back to Hobart via the historic village of Richmond, with many treasures of Tasmania’s colonial past. Overnight at Travelodge Hobart. (B)

Day 10: Hobart

The car should be returned today by the same time as it was collected on day 1 to avoid any changes.


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Disclaimer


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monies already paid less any charges levied by Suppliers