From Hobart, discover Bruny Island’s wildlife and walking trails and drive the East Coast Escape to Wineglass Bay in Freycinet National Park. Launceston is your base for the Overland Track through Cradle-Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, and the untamed rivers and rapids of the west coast.
Collect your vehicle at any time this morning and enjoy the day exploring Launceston. Visit the James Boags Brewery or take a walk around cataract gorge.
Travel through Deloraine and take a slight detour to taste smoked baby salmon at 41 Degrees South Salmon and Ginseng Farm before heading up to Devonport. Enjoy any of the numerous roadside stalls and produce farmers markets on the way to Stanley as you drive along the coast line.
Buy a fresh crayfish from Stanley wharf and have a picnic at one of the deserted beaches, then visit Providore 24 to take home some Tasmanian gourmet produce. Dine at the award winning Old Cable Station, or for a casual dining option try the bistro at the Stanley Hotel; this is a food lover’s dream!
Make your way back towards Devonport and stop off at Boat Harbour, take a stroll along Boat Harbour Beach and enjoy lunch at a local café. Travel along to Burnie to sample some cheese at Lactos Cheese Factory, then head south to enjoy award winning whiskey at Hellyer’s Road Whiskey Distillery before spending the night in Devonport.
Travel south, pick up some handmade chocolates from House of Anvers, located just outside Latrobe. Continue on to Elizabeth Town, stopping for a bite at Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm and artisan cheese at Ashgrove Cheese. On your way back to Launceston, stop in at the Tasmanian Gourmet Sauce Company at Evandale for some treats to take home. Return car to the airport or city