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20 July, 2012 - Peta Daniels Peta Daniels

Tasmanian Road Trip Adventures

Pack your luggage and prepare the car - road trip your next holiday and discover more of Tasmania!

Take to the open road in Tasmania and experience a truly magnificent adventure. Whether you are the fast-paced traveller that likes to pack more into your itinerary, or if you prefer to take the slower approach, Tasmania is sure to impress with its vast travel opportunities.

If you are planning a road trip adventure but are unsure on what to do, then why not consider the following Tasmanian road trip ideas.

Tasmanian Food & Nature Trail

Getting There: If arriving from interstate, your best Airport locations are Launceston and Hobart
Road Trip Length: Approximately 600km
Recommended Travel Days: Four to Seven
Start Location: Launceston or Hobart
End Location: Hobart or Launceston

Road Trip Highlights:
Prepare to feast on a trip filled with great scenery, fantastic food and wine, and the ability to explore amazing locations. The Tasmanian food and wine trail offers travellers the chance to engage in adventure filled activities as well as the opportunity to sit back and relax in the surrounds of unspoilt beauty. Make sure you add the following highlights of this trip to your must-see and must-do list.

  • Rock Climbing - Cataract Gorge

  • Family Adventures - Seahorse World and Platypus House

  • Hiking - Mt Stronach and Freycinet National Park

  • Bushwalking - St Helens, Bicheno

  • Great Food / Drink Locations - Pyengana Diary Company, Sorrell Fruit Farm, Cascade Brewery, Tamar Valley Wine Tasting, and Hobart's Waterfront

  • Boat Charters / Beach Fun / Diving - St Helens, Bicheno, Governor Island Marine Reserve, and Coles Bay

  • Explore History - Tasman Peninsula, Ghost Tour of Port Arthur, and Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery

  • National Parks - Freycinet National Park and Tasman National Park

Recommendations: If arriving by plane, consider your Launceston Airport car hire and Hobart Airport car rental options. With major and independent suppliers located at both Airports, you will be sure to find a car rental deal for your road trip needs.

West Coast & Wilderness Adventure

Getting There: Hobart Airport is the best arrival location if travelling from interstate
Road Trip Length: Approximately 600km
Recommended Travel Days: Five to Seven
Start Location: Hobart
End Location: Launceston

Road Trip Highlights:
This road trip adventure is designed to let you explore and experience the unspoilt beauty and charm of Tasmania's west coast. Pack a camera to ensure you capture some of the magnificent locations and sites along the way. Top locations and places of interest along this trip include:

  • Lake St Clair

  • Cradle Mountain

  • The Wall in the Wilderness

  • Nelsons Falls

  • Lake Burbury

  • Queenstown

  • Strathan

  • Gordon River

  • Hogarth Falls

  • People Park

  • Gaity Theatre

  • Mole Creek Caves

  • Marakoopa Caves

  • West Coast Pioneers' Museum

  • Deloraine

  • And Much More!

Recommendations: If you are planning on arriving by plane to Hobart, then consider your Hobart Airport car hire options. With a great selection of car hire suppliers offering fantastic and affordable Hobart Airport deals, you will be sure to find a vehicle ideal for your travel needs.

Pack the Car!

Renowned for its scores of simple yet captivating and ever-changing scenery and picturesque locations, Tasmania is unique with its offerings of things to see, do, and explore. Plan a road trip for your next Tasmanian holiday adventure.