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This is a suggested independent itinerary that you customize. Please select the best flights, hotels, trains, activities, transportation and number of nights in each destination to fit your needs.
Enjoy the real Australia while as you discover the beauty of Tasmania, an island full of unspoiled scenery and picturesque charm. From Hobart (largest city, chief port, and capital of Tasmania) catch a flight to Strahan (on the west edge of the Tasmanian Wilderness UNESCO World Heritage Area, is home to flora and fauna of world importance and one of the last expanses of temperate rainforest found on the planet). From there, with a Rental Car, explore; Cradle Mountain (is the iconic gateway to the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, one of the most popular natural areas; full of jagged contours, wild landscape, beautiful rainforest and alpine heathlands, glacial lakes and a wide variety of wildlife) and finally, Launceston (famed for the Cataract Gorge, with panoramic views, walking trails, sculpted gardens and a chairlift and for its vineyards of the Tamar Valley). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

This 8 night sample itinerary includes:
  • Flight into Hobart and out of Launceston
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Hobart
  • Flight form Hobart to Strahan
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Strahan
  • Rental Car for 3 days
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Cradle Mountain
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Launceston
  • Driving Time
    Strahan - Cradle Mountain: 1 hr. 50 mins. approx.
    Cradle Mountain - Launceston: 1 hr. 50 mins. approx.


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Hobart (8)     Strahan (1)     Cradle Mountain (4)     Launceston (5)    
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1. Hobart
  67 hotels
2. Strahan
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3. Cradle Mountain
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4. Launceston
   (42 hotels)
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2 nights in Hobart

Hobart is Australia`s city on the edge of the world, packed with world class art, waterfront restaurants and mountains with breathtaking views. Founded in 1803 it is a beautiful city, stretching out along either shore of the Derwent River as it opens to meet the Tasman Sea. Hobart has a rich and diverse culture and offers many attractions of historic and cultural interst. Browse the markets and art galleries along the waterfront, the cosmopolitan dining of North Hobart, and the historic charm of Battery Point. The western shore is dominated by Mt Wellington, with its imposing summit cliffs known as the Organ Pipes. Hobart is also a good base from which to explore the rest of the island. Hobart is also internationally famous among the yachting community as the finish of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.



Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Port Arthur, Mount Wellington, Battery Point, MONA, Salamanca Place (Salamanca Market on a Saturday), Royal Tasmania Botanical Gardens, Bruny Island, Cascade Brewery, Mount Field National Park and more!




2 nights in Strahan

Originally developed as a port of access for the mining settlements in the area, Strahan is now the main tourist centre for Tasmania`s west coast region, the gateway for boats, planes and helicopters taking visitors to the southwest wilderness. At the northernmost end of Strahan Harbor, People's Park is a mix of natural forest and botanical gardens, with picnic and camping facilities. From here it is a 30 minute walk to the Hogarth Falls through rainforest. Another interesting place is the Cape Sorell Lighthouse, constructed in 1899, 40 m high and 2.5 m in diameter. From the Water Tower Hill you can admire the excellent view of town and Macquarie Harbor. Visit the Ocean Beach a desolate and beautiful 40 km long stretch with large dunes. Waves hitting here have traveled all the way from Patagonia in South America.

Recommended Stay: At least 2 nights
Must See`s:
Strahan Harbor, People`s Park, Hogarth Falls, Cape Sorell Lighthouse, Ocean Beach..



2 nights in Cradle Mountain

Tasmania`s captivating Cradle Mountain is a rugged jewel in Tasmania`s Wilderness World Heritage area, one of Australia`s most beautiful national parks. The park is home to the world-famous Overland Track and spectacular scenic surroundings are diverse and covered with grassland, lush dense rainforests, ancient plants and a rich habitat of wildlife. There are a range of extraordinary walks through the natural habitats along with luxury spas to relax and unwind, Cradle Mountain has a little of everything to offer each type of traveler.


Recommended Stay: At least 2 nights
Must See`s:
Cradle Mountain National Park and Lake St Clair, Overland Track, Cradle Mountain Visitors Center, Cradle Mountain Canyons, and so much more!



2 nights in Launceston

The charming picturesque city of Launceston features one of the best-preserved early cityscapes in the country boasting elegant Victorian, Colonial weatherboard buildings. Launceston has a fascinating history that can be seen in its beautiful old buildings and ancient streets where hotels, shops, galleries, and restaurants now stand. The region around Launceston is dotted with gorgeous old towns with excellent dining and wines set amongst stunning scenic surroundings. Explore the beautiful town squares, well-manicured parks and learn the fascinating history of Launceston.


Recommended Stay: At least 2 nights
Must See`s:
Cataract Gorge, City Park, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Heritage Walks, Prince`s Square, Royal Park, and so much more!




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Hobart
Day 1
Arrive to Hobart
Overnight in Hobart   67 hotels offered
Optional   47 Things to do
Day 2
Overnight in Hobart   67 hotels offered
Optional   47 Things to do
Day 3
Departing from Hobart
Transportation to next city by: Regional Air
Strahan
Day 3
Arrive to Strahan
Overnight in Strahan   16 hotels offered
Optional   2 Things to do
Day 4
Overnight in Strahan   16 hotels offered
Optional   2 Things to do
Day 5
Departing from Strahan
Transportation to next city by: Regional Air
Cradle Mountain
Day 5
Arrive to Cradle Mountain
Overnight in Cradle Mountain   4 hotels offered
Optional   5 Things to do
Day 6
Overnight in Cradle Mountain   4 hotels offered
Optional   5 Things to do
Day 7
Departing from Cradle Mountain
Transportation to next city by: Regional Air
Launceston
Day 7
Arrive to Launceston
Overnight in Launceston   42 hotels offered
Optional   19 Things to do
Day 8
Overnight in Launceston   42 hotels offered
Optional   19 Things to do
Day 9
Departing from Launceston

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Hobart Hotels (67 total)
Strahan Hotels (16 total)
Cradle Mountain Hotels (4 total)
Launceston Hotels (42 total)


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Tours in Hobart (47 total)
Tours in Strahan (2 total)
Tours in Cradle Mountain (5 total)
Tours in Launceston (19 total)


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The only country that has a whole continent to itself, Australia is a major tourist destination. World-famous for its natural wonders and wide-open spaces (beaches, deserts, and "the Outback"), Australia is ironically one of the world's most highly urbanized countries and is well known for the cosmopolitan cities, such as Sydney, Melbourne, and Canberra. Each state has its national parks with their specific. If you're interested in the miracles of the water-world, don't miss the Great Barrier Reef. The Wet Tropics of Queensland comprise dense rainforests and foaming waterfalls. Rare species of animals can be seen in the famous Kakadu National Park as well as ancient aboriginal art.
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Hobart
Hobart is Australia`s city on the edge of the world, packed with world class art, waterfront restaurants and mountains with breathtaking views. Founded in 1803 it is a beautiful city, stretching out along either shore of the Derwent River as it opens to meet the Tasman Sea. Hobart has a rich and diverse culture and offers many attractions of historic and cultural interst. Browse the markets and art galleries along the waterfront, the cosmopolitan dining of North Hobart, and the historic charm of Battery Point. The western shore is dominated by Mt Wellington, with its imposing summit cliffs known as the Organ Pipes. Hobart is also a good base from which to explore the rest of the island. Hobart is also internationally famous among the yachting community as the finish of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.



Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
Port Arthur, Mount Wellington, Battery Point, MONA, Salamanca Place (Salamanca Market on a Saturday), Royal Tasmania Botanical Gardens, Bruny Island, Cascade Brewery, Mount Field National Park and more!

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Strahan
Originally developed as a port of access for the mining settlements in the area, Strahan is now the main tourist centre for Tasmania`s west coast region, the gateway for boats, planes and helicopters taking visitors to the southwest wilderness. At the northernmost end of Strahan Harbor, People's Park is a mix of natural forest and botanical gardens, with picnic and camping facilities. From here it is a 30 minute walk to the Hogarth Falls through rainforest. Another interesting place is the Cape Sorell Lighthouse, constructed in 1899, 40 m high and 2.5 m in diameter. From the Water Tower Hill you can admire the excellent view of town and Macquarie Harbor. Visit the Ocean Beach a desolate and beautiful 40 km long stretch with large dunes. Waves hitting here have traveled all the way from Patagonia in South America.

Recommended Stay: At least 2 nights
Must See`s:
Strahan Harbor, People`s Park, Hogarth Falls, Cape Sorell Lighthouse, Ocean Beach..
Cradle Mountain
Tasmania`s captivating Cradle Mountain is a rugged jewel in Tasmania`s Wilderness World Heritage area, one of Australia`s most beautiful national parks. The park is home to the world-famous Overland Track and spectacular scenic surroundings are diverse and covered with grassland, lush dense rainforests, ancient plants and a rich habitat of wildlife. There are a range of extraordinary walks through the natural habitats along with luxury spas to relax and unwind, Cradle Mountain has a little of everything to offer each type of traveler.


Recommended Stay: At least 2 nights
Must See`s:
Cradle Mountain National Park and Lake St Clair, Overland Track, Cradle Mountain Visitors Center, Cradle Mountain Canyons, and so much more!
Best Time To Visit Tipping in Australia
Launceston
The charming picturesque city of Launceston features one of the best-preserved early cityscapes in the country boasting elegant Victorian, Colonial weatherboard buildings. Launceston has a fascinating history that can be seen in its beautiful old buildings and ancient streets where hotels, shops, galleries, and restaurants now stand. The region around Launceston is dotted with gorgeous old towns with excellent dining and wines set amongst stunning scenic surroundings. Explore the beautiful town squares, well-manicured parks and learn the fascinating history of Launceston.


Recommended Stay: At least 2 nights
Must See`s:
Cataract Gorge, City Park, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Heritage Walks, Prince`s Square, Royal Park, and so much more!
Best Time To Visit Tipping in Australia

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