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West Coast Tasmania

Discover Tasmania on this 6 day group tour. Explore Tasmania's rugged West Coast. Join the Gordon River Cruise, Cradle Mountain and many more destinations on your Tasmania holiday. Beginning in Hobart and ending in Launceston, you'll savour local produce, venture deep into Tasmania's UNESCO World heritage listed wilderness and explore the rugged West Coast.



• 5 nights of quality accommodation, where available

• Airport Transfers & Luxury Coach Touring

• City Sights & Surrounds Tour

• Daily Breakfast, 2 Lunches, 4 Dinners (incl welcome dinner)

• Entry to The Wall in the Wilderness

• A spectacular World Heritage Cruises Gordon River Cruise including lunch

• Tarkine "Edge of the World" Half Day Tour

• Dove Lake and magnificent Cradle Mountain National Park

• The Nut return chairlift at Stanley

• National Park Passes




Day 1: Hobart Arrival

Welcome to Tasmania! After a transfer to your Hobart Accommodation your Coach Captain will meet you and the group for a tour of the city and surrounds. Explore the historical Battery Point, Salamanca Place, the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and the summit of Mt Wellington (weather permitting). The view from the summit stretches over Hobart and much of the state’s south, and the slopes are laced with walking trails.

This evening you will enjoy a welcome dinner, a great opportunity to converse with your fellow travellers on tour.

Accommodation: Hobart Ibis Styles Hotel

Inclusions: Airport Transfer


Day 2: Hobart – Strahan

Today you depart into Tasmania's World Heritage wilderness and the rugged West Coast. Visit the Wall in the Wilderness, where a 100-meter-long wall of wooden relief sculpture depicting Tasmania's stories. Stop at Lake St Clair - Australia's deepest freshwater lake - and breathe in Tasmania's World Heritage wilderness. Further along the road, you will arrive at Queenstown, the gateway to the West Coast with a rugged mining history, a unique "moonscape" and loads of wild west appeal. Before reaching the village of Strahan on the West Coast, you stop at Franklin River and the stunning Nelson Waterfalls.

Accommodation: Strahan Village

Inclusions: Entry to Wall in the Wilderness, National Parks Pass


Day 3: Strahan

Cruise across Macquarie Harbour to the tranquil reaches of the Gordon River. This experience is sure to be one of the highlights of your Tasmania tour. First stop is Heritage Landing in the rainforest, where you will take a walk among ancient temperate rainforest trees, many of them Gondwanan relicts. Learn about the historic importance of this area and enjoy lunch onboard. In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to stroll around the village of Strahan, a visit to the Huon Pine Mill is certainly a great place to pick up some souvenirs.

Accommodation: Strahan Village

Inclusions: Gordon River Cruise including lunch


Day 4: Cradle Mt – Smithton

Today's journey takes you to the far North West Coast via UNESCO World heritage listed Cradle Mountain. Unwind to the harmonic sounds of wilderness. You will have the opportunity to take the shuttle bus to Dove Lake, a glacial lake located in a spectacular setting beneath the peak of Cradle Mountain will sure be one of the highlights of your day. Enjoy some lunch (own expense) before we depart for Smithton in the afternoon.

Accommodation: Tall Timbers

Inclusions: National Parks Pass


Day 5: Smithton & Stanley

An experienced Tall Timbers Guide will join your coach on a half day Tarkine Experience / Edge of the World tour. Travel into the Tarkine region including the Edge of the World Lookout. After lunch, travel to the township of Stanley. A perfectly preserved village with colonial buildings, cafes, and quality B&B cottages, all sheltering in the imposing shadow of the Nut, a volcanic rock formation rising 143m from the sea to the top. A return chair lift ride to the top of The Nut (250m in distance) is included - Stanley's famous landmark where you will enjoy breathtaking views of the historical and picturesque coastal village of Stanley.

Accommodation: Tall Timbers

Inclusions: Tarkine Experience "Edge of the World Tour", Return Chairlift at "The Nut"


Day 6: Smithton- Launceston

This morning, depart the north-west to travel via the beautiful north coast to Tasmania's second largest city, Launceston. Travel via the seaside towns of Burnie, Ulverstone and Devonport. You will also be lucky enough to take in the Cradle to Coast tasting trail with stunning coastal vistas as a backdrop and be welcomed into a world of award-winning produce with visits to some of the local producers. Upon arrival in Launceston, it is time to farewell our beautiful island state.

Inclusions: Airport transfer

Love Tasmania Tours

97a Grove Rd Glenorchy Tas 7010

(PO Box 73 Richmond Tas 7025)

Tel No: +61 36272 2645

E-mail: [email protected]