Famous 5 Day Tasmania Tour

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    Enjoy quality time exploring the Bay of Fires
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    Relax on a secluded beach - Wineglass Bay
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    Visit of the top ten beaches in the world, Wineglass Bay
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    Explore the shifting sands of Henty Sand Dunes
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    Keep en eye out for the native animals - Bay of Fires
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    Stretch your legs with a hike at Bay of Fires
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    Hike through the Cradle Mountain World Heritage Area
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Under Down Under

This is the original Tasmanian backpacker tour and the perfect way to see the best of the island state over 5 fun-filled days.

The Famous 5 day tour gives you 5 action packed days of bushwalks, pristine beaches, unique Australian wildlife and the best of the Tasmanian wilderness. You will start and end your 5 day Tassie experience in Hobart with the option to add on pre and post accommodation at Hobart Central YHA.

Day 1 - Escaping Hobart through the Derwent Valley, walk in the land of the giants at Mt Field National Park to Russell Falls. Then it's onto Lake St Clair, the deepest freshwater lake in Australia and explore the pristine Franklin-Gordan Wild River National Park. End the day in Strahan. Overnight: Strahan 

Day 2 - Today you will venture into the untouched wilderness of Tasmania's west. Explore the shifting sands of Henty Dunes before continuing into the Tarkine Rainforest. Enjoy a walk to Tasmania's highest waterfall - Montezuma Falls. Overnight: Strahan 

Day 3 - Journey 950m above sea level into the Cradle Valley; gateway to Cradle Mountain National Park. Take it easy with a stroll around the picturesque Dove Lake or challenge yourself with a hike to Marion's Lookout. Overnight: Launceston 

Day 4 - Enjoy a morning walk at Cataract Gorge then head to the East Coast where you have quality time to hike and swim at the beautiful Bay of Fires if the conditions allow. Take a scenic drive from St.Helens to Bicheno where you can join a guided viewing of Little Penguins as they return after a day at sea (seasonal). Overnight: Bicheno

Day 5 - An early start to the day means beating the crowds to the Wineglass Bay Lookout where you can get that postcard perfect photo! Relax on the sparkling white sand or challenge yourself to Mt Amos or Hazards Beach walk. Stop at Bonorong Wildlife Park to meet the adorable endangered animal, found nowhere else in the world, the Tassie Devil!

What you need to bring: clothing that suits the season, including warm clothes (it can get cold in the mountains), comfortable walking shoes, toiletries, a towel, hat, sunscreen, flashlight, waterproof jacket, swimsuit, water bottle and camera.


  • 4 nights accommodation with optional add on of pre and post tour stay at Hobart Central YHA
  • Hostel pickup and drop off
  • All National Park entry fees
  • Breakfast on days 2 - 5
  • Wildlife Sanctuary entry with Tasmanian devils experience

Tours depart

Month Days Departure time Returns
December to February Mon/Tues/Thu/Fri/Sun 7am 5:30pm
March & November Mon/Tues/Thu/Sun 7am 5:30pm
April & October Tue/Thu/Sun 7am 5:30pm
May to September Thu/Sun 7am 5:30pm
Tour departs Hobart


From 01/10/2017 until 31/03/2020
Options Nights Price (AUD) Select
Adult - tour only 4 $695
Adult + 2 nights multishare accommodation 6 $745
2 Adults + 2 nights accommodation private room 6 $1750

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Things You Should Know


You may be charged the following fees if you cancel your booking before departure:

  • 30 days or more: 25% of fare.
  • 8 to 29 days: 50% of fare.
  • 0 to 7 days: 100% of fare.
  • Fees up to $100 may be charged for booking amendments.

General Travel Deal Terms and Conditions  

  • Your credit card will be debited upon completion of the online booking process. Your booking is guaranteed once you receive a confirmation email from a YHA Travel & Tours consultant.
  • In the unlikely event we cannot confirm your booking, we will refund the total amount to the credit card with which payment has been made within 7 days. YHA Travel & Tours and its suppliers are not liable in the event a tour or package is not available, and any refunds are restricted to the purchase price of the tour or package booked.
  • All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars.
  • YHA Membership 

-If you are not already a member of YHA Australia, membership will be included as part as your first night’s stay if your tour includes accommodation.

- If you are an Australian resident, your membership is valid for 2 years from the month that you stay at your first YHA hostel in Australia. Your membership will renew automatically, unless you have not stayed in a YHA hostel in the past 24 months and have unsubscribed from all electronic communications.
- If you are not an Australian resident, your membership is valid for 2 years from the month that you stay at your first YHA hostel in Australia.

  • YHA Travel & Tours will aim to respond to your booking within 48 hours by email. However, in some instances (for example during long weekends or public holidays) the response time may vary.
  • Please note that only some hostels are suitable for wheelchair access. If in doubt please contact the individual hostel.
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Cancellations and Amendments

If you need to cancel or amend your booking after we have confirmed, please notify us immediately by email. You can find the email contact details on your booking confirmation. If you cancel or amend your booking after we have confirmed or fail to arrive on the nominated day, we will charge you the fees outlined below:


  • Once your booking has been confirmed, a minimum cancellation fee of $25 per booking will apply to all cancellations. This fee excludes tour operator fees which will vary at the discretion of the supplier/s involved.
  • Cancellations within 48 hours of the tour, activity, accommodation, transport item commencing will incur a 100% cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued.
  • No- shows/ failure to check- in for any tour, activity, accommodation, and/or transport item is considered a cancellation and a refund will not be issued.
  • Refunds are not available on unused portions of tour packages. 


  • Booking changes and amendments must be made 5 business days prior to the confirmed date of commencement for the tour, activity, accommodation, or transport item.
  • Booking changes and amendments to any booking made within 48 hours of the tour, activity, accommodation, and/or transport item may result in full cancellation and rebooking of each item and will therefore be charged full cancellation fees.
  • Each change/ amendment after confirmation will incur a minimum fee of $25 per person, per change/ amendment. This fee is in addition to any fees imposed by the tour operator which will vary in line with the cancellation and change terms and conditions of the tour operator involved.


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