Self-Drive Tasmanian Glamping Experience

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Self Drive Tasmanian Glamping

Self-Drive Tasmanian Glamping Experience

9 Day Self Drive Journey

Overview

This unique self-drive adventure is unlike anything else. Become one with nature and uncover many hidden Tasmanian highlights on this comprehensive 9-day journey. Come and explore uncrowded places while enjoying new in-style designed accommodation “Glamping”. It’s here you can stay in not just 5 star, but million star accommodation while discovering Tasmania’s east coast, stunning Tamar Region wineries and spectacular Cradle Mountain National Park.

De-stress and indulge yourself with this glamping road trip.

Contact us for more information on the Self-Drive Tasmanian Glamping Experience.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Hobart
Welcome to Tasmania! Arrive at Hobart airport and pick up your rental vehicle. Travel to the Tasman Peninsula where your glamping experience starts.

Car Rental – AWD Automatic (Group K) – 7-13 Days – Hobart Airport – Launceston Airport.  All car rental rates are inclusive rates. Rates include unlimited kilometres, airport surcharges, ZERO liability coverage, administration fee and vehicle registration.

Car Rental – AWD Automatic (Group K) – 7-13 Days
Pick up DateDrop off DatePick up CityDrop off City
Day 1Day 8Hobart AirportLaunceston Airport

Drive to Port Arthur

Inclusions:
Accommodation: NRMA Port Arthur (Stargazing Tent – self-contained)

Day 2: Explore Tasman Peninsula – Port Arthur
Today, visit Port Arthur Historic Site and hear the story of Tasmania’s famous UNESCO world heritage listed convict settlement. The Tasman Peninsula offers stunning scenery as well as many interesting geological features, such as Devil’s Kitchen and Tasman Arch. Why not spend the evening visiting Australia’s southern-most whisky distillery?

Inclusions:
Activities: National Parks Pass, Entry to Port Arthur historic site
Accommodation: NRMA Port Arthur (Stargazing Tent – self-contained)

Day 3: Tasman Peninsula – East Coast
Continue your journey to the Freycinet Peninsula with its exceptional beauty, pristine white sandy beaches and granite coastline. There will be ample of time to explore the unsurpassed beauty of the National Park. Take a walk to the famous Wineglass Bay lookout for some amazing photo opportunities. Visit Cape Tourville lighthouse with stunning coastal views or stroll along the pristine Friendly Beaches.

Inclusions:
Activities: National Parks Pass
Accommodation: Scamander Sanctuary (Glamping tent with en-suite – self-contained)

Day 4: Freycinet Peninsula or Bay of Fires
Today, you might like to stroll along the beautiful Friendly Beaches and visit Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Alternatively, you may want to enjoy a cruise to the world-renowned Wineglass Bay (extra cost). The Wineglass Bay beach has been rated one of the top 10 beaches in the world. Or you want to visit the Bay of Fires conservation area instead. There are many options to visit along the stunning East-coast of Tasmania.

Inclusions:
Activities: National Parks Pass
Accommodation: Scamander Sanctuary (Glamping tent with en-suite – self-contained)

Day 5: Scamander – (Bay of Fires) – Tamar Valley
Tasmania’s east coast offers even more to see. Travel approximately 90 minutes further northbound if not done yesterday and arrive at the stunning Bay of Fires reserve 9if not yet done the day before). Walk over granite rocks, covered in orange-lichen and walk on the whitest sandy beaches. Continue your journey passing St Columba Falls, some of the highest waterfalls in Tasmania and through high-country before you arrive in Launceston, Tasmania’s second biggest city situated on the banks of the Esk and Tamar rivers. Continue to visit Cataract Gorge where the South Esk River forces its way through sheer rocky cliffs. Travel along the Tamar River and visit some of the many vineyards. You may even visit a man-made swiss village called Grindelwald or just check in as early as possible to your next glamping experience for the following 2 nights.

Inclusions:
Activities: National Parks Pass
Accommodation: Sidmouth, Domescapes in the Vines (Sauvignon Dome tent)

Day 6: Glamping Tasmania
Today there are many options to explore. Travel north and cross the Batman Bridge then head further north towards Low Head and look out for penguins. Or check in into the Platypus and Seahorse world to explore these lovely animals. You may also choose to do a full day excursion to Cradle Mountain instead or just relax and further unwind yourself.

Inclusions:
Activities: National Parks Pass
Accommodation: Sidmouth, Domescapes in the Vines (Sauvignon Dome tent)

Day 7: West Tamar Valley – Cradle Mountain
This morning travel to the UNESCO world heritage listed Cradle Mountain National Park. Pass the quaint towns of Deloraine and Sheffield where it’s worth to stop to see the famous Murals. Arrive at Cradle Mountain later this afternoon and settle in into your lodge-style accommodation.

Inclusions:
Activities: National Parks Pass
Accommodation: Cradle Mountain Lodge (Traditional Spa Cabin)

Day 8: Cradle Mountain National Park
Unwind to the harmonic sounds found only in this true wilderness. Today you have ample time to explore the National Park. Dove Lake is a glacial lake located in a spectacular setting beneath the craggy peaks of Cradle Mountain and will surely be one of the highlights of your day. In the evening we invite you to a very special experience ‘Tassie Devil Sunset experience’. Go behind the scenes, feed a Devil, look into the nursery and get close encounters and great photo opportunities. Drinks and Tassie sweat treats are included.

Inclusions:
Activities: National Parks Pass, Tassie Devil “Sunset Experience”
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Cradle Mountain Lodge (Traditional Spa Cabin)

Day 9: Cradle Mountain National Park – Launceston
After a hearty breakfast, it means farewell from Cradle Mountain. Travel towards Launceston and return your hire car at the airport in time for your departure.

Inclusions:
Activities: National Parks Pass
Meals: Breakfast

A special gift : Tassie Devil Adoption Package:
Included in your package you find your own personalised Tassie Devil Adoption package. Visit your adopted Tassie devil and see how this program assists with breeding, rehabilitation, and re-introduction of this endangered species.

*Valid for 12 months, package includes a personalised adoption certificate, a photo of the adopted animal, a species fact card, general sanctuary information and animal updated on social media.

Price + Inclusions

Self-Drive Tasmanian Glamping ExperiencePrice per person
Twin Sharefrom $2,995

Price based on 2 people travelling (double/twin accommodation)

This self-drive package is available any day of the year to suit your travel plans. Please note, the package is subject to availability and prices vary depending on the seasonality.

Includes:

  • 9 days of car hire – AWD Standard automatic including unlimited km, ZERO liability coverage and vehicle registration fee
  • 8 nights accommodation
  • 2 x Breakfast
  • Entry to Port Arthur
  • Devils Sunset Experience
  • All National Park Passes

Optional:

  • Wine Glass Bay Cruise
  • 15-min scenic helicopter flight in Cradle Mountain
  • Tasting tour in Launceston
  • Many more options on request

Conditions apply.

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