Famous 5 Day Tasmania Tour

per person


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 of pre and post accommodation at Hobart Central YHA included.


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 time to 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!.


  • 6 nights accommodation including 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

MonthFrequency Departs Hobart
Returns  Hobart
December, January & FebruaryTues/Thu/Sat/Sun7am5:30pm
March & AprilTues/Thu/Sun7am5:30pm
October & NovemberTue/Thu/Sun7am5:30pm
May to SeptemberThu/Sun7am5:30pm



From 01 April 2017 until 30 September 2017
Options Nights Price (AUD) Select
Adult + 2 nights at Hobart Central YHA 6 $725.00
Adult - tour only 4 $675.00
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 6 $745.00
Adult - tour only 4 $695.00
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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You may be charged the following fees if you cancel your booking before departure:
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  • 8 to 29 days: 50% of fare.
  • 0 to 7 days: 100% of fare.
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