Explorer 6 Day Tasmania Tour

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Looking for a Tasmania tour? This 6-day eco-certified tour takes you to the see the best of this amazing island. Lace up your hiking boots and don't forget your camera!
This package gives you 6 days to experience the very best Tasmania has to offer. Explore the rainforest, admire waterfalls, breathe the freshest air in the world and come face to face with the ferocious tassie devil! You will start and end your 6 day adventure in Hobart with the option of pre and post accommodation at Hobart Central YHA included.


Day 1 - Travel through the stunning Derwent Valley as you make your way to Mt Field National Park. Walk amongst the giant mountain ash trees and admire the beauty of Russell Falls. Continue on to Lake St.Clair, Australia’s deepest freshwater lake and then explore the pristine Franklin-Gordan Wild River National Park. Overnight: Strahan

Day 2 - Venture into the untouched wilderness of the west coast. Visit the Henty Sand Dunes where you can breathe the freshest air in the world. Hike through the Tarkine Rainforest to find Tasmania’s highest waterfall – Montezuma Falls. Overnight: Strahan

Day 3 - Journey 950m above sea level to Cradle Mountain National Park. Choose your own walk, including the easy stroll around the lovely Dove Lake or challenge yourself to Marion’s Lookout. Continue on to Launceston, Australia’s 3rd oldest city. Overnight Launceston

Day 4 - Start with a morning walk at Cataract Gorge making your way to the east coast to beautiful Bay of Fires. Enjoy quality time to stretch your legs and explore the area. If the conditions allow, this is also a good opportunity for a swim. Overnight: Bicheno

Day 5 - Beat the crowds with an early morning walk to the Wineglass Bay lookout. Relax on the beach or challenge yourself to the Mt Amos or Hazards beach walk. On the return journey to Hobart visit the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary to see Tasmanian Devils and other native wildlife. Overnight: Hobart

Day 6 - Visit the village of Richmond before travelling along the scenic Tasman Peninsula. Explore Tasmania's ruthless convict past at Port Arthur. A guided walk and harbour cruise is included.


  • 5 nights accommodation iwith optional add on of pre and post tour stay at Hobart Central YHA
  • Breakfast on days 2 - 6
  • Port Arthur Historic Site entry, guided walk & harbour cruise
  • Wildlife Sanctuary entry with Tasmanian devils experience
  • All National Park entry fees
  • Hostel pickups & drop offs

    Tours depart

    MonthFrequencyDeparts Hobart
    Returns Hobart
    December, January, FebruaryDaily7am5:30pm
    March & AprilTue/Thu/Sat/Sun7am5:30pm
    October & NovemberTue/Thu/Sat/Sun7am5:30pm
    May to SeptemberWed/Thu/Sat/Sun7am5:30pm



    From 01 April 2017 until 30 September 2017
    Options Nights Price (AUD) Select
    Adult + 2 nights at Hobart Central YHA 7 $849.00
    Adult - tour only 5 $795.00
    Some price options may not be available and Tours & Activities must be booked at least five days prior to the end of their current season and not more than six months in advance.
    From 01 October 2017 until 31 March 2018
    Options Nights Price (AUD) Select
    Adult + 2 nights at Hobart Central YHA 7 $879.00
    Adult - tour only 5 $825.00
    Some price options may not be available and Tours & Activities must be booked at least five days prior to the end of their current season and not more than six months in advance.

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