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6 NIGHT / 7 DAY Self-Drive

“North of the South”




                              Day 1 LAUNCESTON Hotel Grand Chancellor or similar (1 night)

                              Day 2 CRADLE MOUNTAIN Cradle Mountain Hotel or similar (1 night)

                              Day 3 STANLEY Seaview Inn (2 nights

                              Day 4 STANLEY

                              Day 5 DEVONPORT Novotel Hotel or similar (1night)

                              Day 6 BAY OF FIRES St Helens apartment or similar (1night)

                              Day 7 LAUNCESTON DEPARTURE



Discover the enchanting northern landscape of Tasmania. Explore the stunning coastline inviting you to get out and breath the fresh sea air along the many pathways.Visit the iconic Cradle Mountain. Marvel at Australia's largest offshore monolithic rock, The Nut, in Stanley; and don't miss the chance to witness a mesmerizing penguin parade at dusk. Let the brilliant hues of the Bay of Fires create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.



• 6 nights of quality accommodation, where available

• 7 Day Car hire, including pick-up and drop-off at Launceston Airport (standard liability & Terms and Conditions apply)

• Stanley Seal Cruises

• Devil Day Keeper at Cradle Mountain

• Tour documents including insider tips from our local team of Travel Coordinators

• Local Tasmanian contact in our Hobart based office while on tour.



• Activities not listed.

• Additional Tour bookings

• Meals • National Parks Passes



Day 1 – Launceston


Arrival Launceston, Tasmania's second-largest city, offers a unique charm with its population of just under 100,000 people. One of Australia's first colonial settlements, Launceston is rich in history with many historic homes and churches. Just ten minutes from the city, you can explore Cataract Gorge, a natural wonder. The Museum at Inveresk showcases Tasmania's ancient ecology with fascinating fossilized dinosaurs and coyote specimens. At dusk, don't miss the magical sight of thousands of black swans playing in the waters of the Tamar Wetlands.


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Accommodation: Hotel Grand Chancellor (or similar)


Day 2 – Cradle Mountain


On your way to Cradle Mountain, consider a short stop in Sheffield, a vibrant tourist town renowned for its captivating artists' murals. Visiting Cradle Mountain, you will be required to purchase tickets for the shuttle bus at the Visitor centre which will allow you the opportunity to explore Tasmania's most iconic national park. A two-hour hike around Dove Lake will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed. In the evening, stay at the Cradle Mountain Hotel, where you can enjoy visits from local wildlife right on your balcony.


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Accommodation: Cradle Mountain Hotel (or similar)


Day 3 – Cradle Mountain- Stanley


Start your day with a visit to the Tasmania Devil Center, where you'll get up close and personal with one of the world's most endangered animals, unique to Tasmania. Learn about the genetic diseases threatening their population and the efforts being made to save them. In the afternoon, enjoy a leisurely drive through the forest towards Stanley, located in the northwest corner of the state. Perhaps be tempted to indulge in a delicious lobster feast before experiencing the enchanting penguin parade at dusk.


Inclusions: Tasmania Devil Day Keeper Tour

Accommodation: Seaview Inn (or similar)


Day 4 – Stanley


In the morning, embark on an offshore adventure to observe sea lions and seals in their natural habitat, navigating the wind and waves. In the afternoon, choose to either hike or take a lift to The Nut, Australia's largest offshore monolithic rock. A two-hour hike on The Nut will reveal a diverse array of treasured plants and seabirds, offering breathtaking views and an unforgettable experience.


Inclusions: Stanley Seal Cruises

Accommodation: Seaview Inn (or similar)


Day 5 – Stanley -Devonport


Today, take the opportunity to slow down and enjoy a leisurely tour along the northern coastline. Along the way, visit Marakoopa Cave, where fireflies twinkle like stars, creating a magical atmosphere. Alternatively, experience truffle hunting at a local truffle farm and savour a feast of these culinary delights. Upon arriving in Devonport, immerse yourself in the vibrant life of Tasmania's busiest port town. Home of Tasmania’s Spirit of Tasmania ships.



Accommodation: Novotel Hotel (or similar)


Day 6 – Devonport-Bay of fires


The Bay of Fires is arguably one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. At dusk, the sun sets over the fiery orange granite rocks, creating a magnificent display reminiscent of fire. Whether you spend a relaxing afternoon soaking in the beauty or embark on a 2.5-hour hike along the Binalong Bay to Jeanneret Beach trail, this destination promises a delightful vacation experience.


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Accommodation: St Helen apartment Hotel (or similar)


Day 7 – Launceston Departure


Today it is time to bid our beautiful island state farewell. Depending on your flight time, it's about a 3-hour drive back to Launceston Airport and the return of your hire car to Launceston Airport. Thank you for visiting and we warmly welcome your return










Love Tasmania Tours

97a Grove Rd Glenorchy Tas 7010

(PO Box 73 Richmond Tas 7025)

Tel No: +61 36272 2645

E-mail: [email protected]