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Tasmania Holidays

Holidays in Tasmania take you just off the south coast of Australia, where you’ll find beautifully rugged scenery and incredible expanses of untouched wilderness.

If you’re looking for an alternative destination to mainland Australia, Tasmania is an explorer’s paradise. National parks and nature reserves cover a huge area of the island, protecting the unique Tasmanian landscape and culture. The combination of awe-inspiring natural scenery, fascinating wildlife and spectacular coastal hikes, means you’ll feel like you’ve taken a step back in time. At the heart of Tasmania is Hobart, the waterfront capital city. Hobart still has strong links back to its colonial past, with historic districts brought to life by trendy bars and gourmet restaurants. Switch off from the 21st century in Tasmania and relax into a slower pace of life.

Soak in the culture on holiday in Tasmania

Holidays in Tasmania are ideally twinned with mainland Australia. The dramatic wilderness of the island creates a stunning contrast to the cosmopolitan vibes of cities such as Sydney and Melbourne. If you’re a lover of the great outdoors, embark on an Australian adventure which includes the Great Ocean Road before continuing your journey of discovery across Tasmania’s national parks. At Hayes & Jarvis we’ll create the perfect multi-centre holiday to meet your desires so you can enjoy Tasmania to the full.

With outstanding natural beauty, miles of windswept coastline, a rich history and an urban scene which is bursting with culture, book our Grand Circle tour, which takes you to the island’s top attractions.  

Destination Highlights
  • Sail around the west coast
  • Experience Hobart’s world-class art galleries
  • Explore the Grand Circle
  • Scale Tasmania’s many peaks
  • Immerse yourself in untouched wilderness
  • Spot a Tasmanian devil
Essential Information
  • Time Zone +11 hours (GMT)
  • Currency Australian dollar
  • Visa Information All tourists require an Australian Tourist Visa, you can apply for an instant tourist visa, this is also known as an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa
  • Language English
  • Flight Time London Heathrow to Hobart is approx. 26 hours with 2 stops, typically at Singapore and Melbourne, or Singapore and Sydney on the return. Flight duration varies depending on stops and connections
  • Health Information No mandatory vaccinations required. It's important to contact your GP for latest recommendations

Our Tasmania destinations

Hobart

Tasmania

Hobart

Hobart

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