Wineglass Bay, Tasmania

16 Day Suggested Itinerary

Discover Melbourne and Tasmania

From a cosmopolitan city to breath-taking scenery

Combine the lively city of Melbourne with the natural wilderness of Tasmania for a trip you will never forget. Discover the buzzing streets of Melbourne,  sampling tantalising dishes at many of it's trendy eateries and take a tram to St Kilda one of the many beaches close to the city. Explore one of the most awe-inspiring coastal drives in the world, the Great Ocean Road with miles of stunning beaches and of course the iconic Twelve Apostles.

Marvel at the beautiful landscapes of Tasmania as you partake in a Grand Circle self-drive tour. See the wonderful architecture and explore the Royal Botanical Gardens in Hobart. Enjoy delicious seafood dishes and listen to the clinking of the yachts in Constitution Bay. Take in the dramatic views of the lakes and mountains as you follow the walking trails in Cradle National Park, and take a stroll along the white sand beaches of St Helens. You will not be disappointed by the sheer beauty of Tasmania.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Visit Philip Island to see the local penguins
  • Sample world-famous seafood in St Helens
  • Explore the rainforests of Cradle Mountain
  • Spot wildlife in Freycinet Nation Park

Sample Itinerary Summary

We can tailor any part of this itinerary or create a new one just for you.

Duration
16 days
Guide Price
£3,549 per person
Price based on
Departures during November 19 from London Heathrow flying with Emirates, including 4 nights room only in Melbourne, 10 Day Tasmania self-drive and two extra nights bed and breakfast in Hobart.
Our guide price gives you an idea of pricing which will vary depending on exchange rates, accommodation, duration, dates, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
  • 4 nights
  • 2 nights
  • Strahan
    1 night
  • Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park
    2 nights
  • Launceston
    1 night
  • St Helens
    1 night
  • Freycinet
    2 nights
  • 2 nights

Itinerary Breakdown

Spend your first few days taking in Australia's most stylish and cosmopolitan city, Melbourne. Soak up the culture and history and take a look around the many museums, art galleries and parklands throughout the city. One day hop on the tram to St Kilda Beach and watch the sailors and windsurfers as you take a gentle stroll on the golden sands. Embark on a Great Ocean Road Tour and discover miles and miles of stunning beaches as well as the spectacle of the famous Twelve Apostles.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Crown Promenade Hotel

Check into your Hobart hotel take some time to unwind from your flight before taking a stroll through the streets lined with stunning architecture and round the colourful Royal Botanical Gardens. Head for the Constitution Dock and watch the yachts drift in and out of the harbour, and taste the delicious seafood at one of the many divine restaurants at Sandy Bay.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Henry Jones Hotel

Pick up your hire car and travel 300km to Strahan which will take you through the centre of Tasmania to its west coast. Over the next 8 days discover the wild landscapes of Cradle National Park, the colourful houses of Launceston, local seafood at the seaside town St Helens, and the native wildlife in Freycinet National Park.

For more information on the tour and the itinerary breakdown visit: Grand Circle of Tasmania , or call one of our Destination Experts.

Drop off your car hire before checking into your hotel and enjoying your last couple of nights relishing in the beauty of Tasmania before you depart to the airport.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Henry Jones Hotel