5 Day Tasmania Tour | East Coast Tours (ETP5)

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5 Day Tasmania Tour


  • The stunning panoramic views from Tassie's Mt Wellington Summit.
  • Visit a winery in one of Tasmania’s most famous wine regions the Coal Valley.
  • Fully guided, scenic  tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Port Arthur Historic Site.
  • 25min Harbour Cruise of Port Arthur aboard the spacious catamaran vessel Marana.
  • Tasmania’s east coast and the incredible Bay of Fires.
  • Taste fresh oysters straight from the water at Lease 65 Oyster Farm outside St Helens.
  • Visit the award winning Nature World for an interactive experience with Tasmania’s native animals including the Tasmanian Devil.
  • Sampling some of the best & freshest food and wine in all of Australia.
  • Fully accredited and experienced local Tasmanian tour guides.


  • 4 nights accommodation provided at 3.5 - 4 star rated lodgings. *(Guests booking the 'Single' option will always have a private hotel room to themselves).
  • 4 x breakfasts and 3 x lunches provided
  • Bottled water provided on tour.
  • FREE wine, cheese, chocolate & oyster tastings.
  • Daily afternoon tea, coffee & biscuits stops included FREE.
  • Complimentary drop-off at any Launceston CBD Hotel on tour completion.
  • All attractions, entry fee’s and National Parks passes provided.
  • The only additional expenses incurred are 4 x evening meals & any spending money.

 *We reserve the right to alter our Tassie tour itineraries without notice due to climatic conditions and other circumstances outside our control.

Our 5 Day Eastern Tassie Coastline Tour offers a fantastic short getaway to Tasmania’s east coast. This tour is a great option for those who only have limited travel time available but wish to see some of our most scenic attractions. It’s also a great option for those that wish to start in Hobart and finish in Launceston. Covering approximately 800km we explore several of Tasmania’s premier east coast attractions, moving fast enough to fit in many great experiences, yet slow enough to enjoy the sights! This tour concludes on Thursday morning in Launceston CBD with hotel check-out by 11am. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels this is an unforgettable, small group travel experience. 

Day 1 – Arrive in Hobart 

Arrive today and travel into Hobart city at your leisure. Your accommodation for tonight is booked and waiting at the elegant, 4-star Movenpick Hotel centrally located and walking distance to the cities restaurant and shopping areas.

Day 2 – Hobart to Port Arthur

Pick up from the Movenpick Hotel to begin the fully guided portion of our 4 day Tasmanian tour package. Explore the Hobart waterfront area before heading to the summit of Mt Wellington (1270m) boasting spectacular panoramic views in every direction. Further exploration through town sees us take in the historic Female Factory & Cascade Brewery while viewing many of Australia’s oldest convict built structures. Heading east we meander into the Coal River Valley, one of Tasmania’s premier wine regions. Naturally we will lunch at a lovely, family operated winery, sampling some of Tassie’s best wine & local produce before continuing on to the historic township of Richmond. We will see the beautiful stone arch construction of the Richmond Bridge, built by the convicts in 1823 this is Australia’s oldest bridge still in operation.

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Much to everyone’s delight we stop at the boutique Federation Chocolate factory just outside Richmond for some sampling of fresh, hand made chocolates. The flavours change depending on the season and the produce available! It’s then on to the Tasman Peninsula for our first taste of  the east coast. The Tasman National Park boasts towering sea cliffs and a wealth of cultural history as we venture south. A  beautiful lookout point over Pirates Bay provides the ideal location for a scenic, mid-afternoon tea/coffee break. Learn about Eaglehawk Neck - the site of the infamous Dogline - as we cross onto the Tasman Peninsula.

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We then explore some of nature’s true wonders with short, scenic walks at Tasman’s Arch & Devils Kitchen. Continuing on we squeeze in a stop at the colourful Port Arthur Lavender Farm before overnighting right on the cusp of the Port Arthur World Heritage Historic Site.

Day 3 – Port Arthur to Bicheno

*Note for selected departure dates there will be a change of route for 1.5 days of this itinerary (during days 3 & 4). Click on the "Book Now" to see the amended dates listed. Please contact us for a PDF copy of the amended itinerary route.

Our day begins with a 3 hour fully guided and scneic tour around the Port Arthur Historic Site. Explore many of the original buildings as we learn about the early convicts and the role they played in Tasmania’s history. Learn about Point Puer (the juvenile boys prison), the Isle of the Dead graveyard and the Port Arthur timber industry while enjoying a short, scenic harbour cruise to view the site as incoming convicts would have.

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Next we leave the Tasman Peninsular for our journey up the very east coast of the island. At Raspins Beach we view Tassie's imposing Maria Island off the coast of Orford before stopping to see the unique convict built Spikey Bridge and the captivating coastline at Spikey Beach over tea, coffee & biscuits.

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Next up is Swansea – a beautiful East Coast town - and the Great Oyster Bay area. Arriving in Bicheno for our evening accommodation we will squeeze in one last feel good activity by spotting the cute little Fairy Penguins arriving ashore right in Bicheno township.

Day 4 – Bicheno & Bay of Fires to Launceston

Start the day at the amazing Blow Hole on the rocky coastline of Bicheno. Visit the multi-award winning East Coast Nature World wildlife park to see many of our native animals and in particular -  the feeding of the iconic Tasmanian Devil. Learn about this amazing animal and its recent struggle for survival. Pat wombats and hand-feed kangaroos, geese and ducks - this is a wonderful and interactive morning.

Enjoy travelling Tasmania’s most scenic coastal road with breathtaking views of the east coast en route to one of Tasmania’s premier attractions - the Bay of Fires. At Binalong Bay we will stroll along the pure white sandy beaches and snap photos of possibly the most colourful spot in Tassie. 

Visit a working Tasmanian oyster farm, see their farming techniques and enjoy the freshest possible oysters. In the afternoon we proceed towards Launceston stopping at Pyengana, the award winning cheese factory and dairy. On a scenic bus tour, we then twist our way through an ancient Myrtle Rainforest and cross the trail of the dragon, an old mining area centred around the town of Derby.

The carved memorial trees at Legerwood are one of Australia most unique & tasteful memorial sites, this will be our tea & coffee break for today. Arrive in Launceston CBD tonight approximately 6pm for the final evening our your 5 Day package at a perfectly located inner city hotel.

Day 5 – Departure

Take you time this morning to enjoy the conclusion of your FunTassie Tour package. Hotel check-out is by 11am. Our inner city lodgings mean we are close walking distance to many great city attractions for those keen on exploring Launceston at your leisure. We are sure you will have experienced a memorable trip up Tasmania's east coast.

All dates listed for this Fun Tassie Tour itinerary are guaranteed departure with a minimum of only 2 guests. Please contact us for ideas on additional Launceston city attractions or day trip options to extend your package. 

*Last updated 25/1/23

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