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The Wonders of Tasmania by Road Trip

Launceston, Cradle Mountain, Strahan, Hobart & Coles Bay

Best time to travel
Nov - Apr
Ideal length
13 nights
Perfect for
All
From (incl flights)
€6,499 pp

At a glance

  • International flights from Dublin to Launceston and home from Hobart.
  • 13 days' pre-arranged car rental in a Toyota RAV 4 or similar.
  • 13 nights’ luxury accommodation with our partner properties.
  • Enjoy a spectacular Gordon River cruise and privately guided tour of the city of Hobart.
  • Take an unforgettable trip to one of Tasmania’s most remote areas, Maria Island.
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Introduction

Home to dramatic wilderness, marvellous coastline and iconic wildlife, Tasmania encompasses everything we love about Australia. Start your road trip in one of Australia’s oldest cities, Launceston, a vibrant city packed with excellent food and world-renowned wine. Continue your discovery in the seaside town of Strahan, distinct Hobart and the spectacular woodlands of St Clair National Park, before finishing your journey in breathtaking Coles Bay. A road trip is undoubtedly the best way to experience the island, taking you through fabulously diverse nature, from rolling vineyards and alpine forests to unlimited coastal beauty.

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Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin to Launceston.

Pick up your rental car and drive to your luxury waterfront hotel, conveniently located in the heart of Launceston. Spend two nights exploring the locality, known for world-class food and wine, charming countryside, beautiful architecture and remarkable history.

Your next stop is Cradle Mountain Lake, St Clair National Park.

Head west to your log cabin in the UNESCO-listed National Park, where you’ll spend three nights. Explore a selection of nature trails or why not go fly fishing, take to the lake for some canoeing or simply unwind with a glass of wine, cheese board and spectacular views.

Cradle Mountain
Next, drive to the seaside village of Strahan for two nights.

Get acquainted with the charming surroundings in this historic fishing village before embarking on an award-winning cruise of the Gordon River. Take in the history and the tranquil surrounds of the spectacular area.

Gordon River
Depart for three nights in Hobart.

Positioned in the foothills of Mount Wellington, Hobart is arguably Tasmania’s most distinctive city, offering a blend of outstanding restaurants, elegant heritage, beautiful scenery and Tasmanian culture. Settle into your luxuriously modern hotel before taking a privately guided tour of the city.

Hobart
Set off on an adventure to Maria Island.

Cross the Mercury Passage to Maria Island National Park on a short ferry ride. Enjoy a day of peaceful walking amongst historic ruins, rugged fossil cliffs and imposing mountains, keeping a look out for the islands resident wombats and kangaroos.

Maria Island
Your last stop is the breath-taking coastline of Coles Bay.

We’ve arranged a three night stay in a luxury retreat surrounded by native coastal bushland. Start enjoying your stay by taking to the sea for an afternoon spent kayaking, paddle boarding or fishing.

Saffire Freycinet
Drive to the airport for your flight home.

Drop off your rental car and board your flight. Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Accommodation

Where to rest your head

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Peppers Cradle Mountain

Peppers Cradle Mountain

Discover hidden relaxation in the luxury property of Peppers Cradle Mountain, tucked away in the alpine forest of St Clair National Park.

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Peppers silo

Peppers Silo

Standing on the banks of the beautiful Tamar River is the Peppers Silo hotel, a luxury and contemporary hotel, transformed from four old grain silos.

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MACq 01 Hotel

Describing itself as a storytelling hotel, MACq01 is a luxurious and modern property sitting right on the water’s edge that focuses on tales of Tasmania.

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Strahan Village

The Strahan Village

Perfectly located for your Tasmanian luxury holiday, The Strahan Village is ideally positioned in the heart of the historic fishing village of Strahan. Situated on the waterfront, it promises magnificent views over Macquarie Harbour.

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Freycinet Lodge

Freycinet Lodge

Saffire Lodge sits at the base of the Hazards Mountain Range, right on the water’s edge. Surrounded by coastal bushland, the private accommodations are elegantly decorated and offer utmost privacy.

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What people are saying

“The OROKO experience was genuinely special. Hotels and experiences were very carefully chosen to match our expectations and tastes. Ten out of ten to all concerned.”

Aidan and Eileen – Puglia, May 2018

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