Take a trip to Tassie where wine country, national parks and windswept beaches host accommodation options as diverse as the beautiful landscapes read more...
Base yourself on the north coast
The Apple Isle's northern bite is lined with charming coastal towns from beach-bound Ulverstone and Penguin in the west to Bridport in the east. Base yourself in Burnie, the state's fourth largest city, where holiday villas and apartments dot the downtown district.
Further along in Devonport you will find plenty of guest houses, boutique lodges and bed and breakfasts, with local menus catered by the many fruit and veg producers that surround the town. An hour from Devonport is Launceston, home to Tasmania accommodation options including Peppers Seaport, Sebel and the Hotel Grand Chancellor.
Hotels in capital city Hobart
Australia's southernmost capital city, humble Hobart continues to grow in popularity thanks to a reputation for offering outstanding food, arts and cultural scenes. Book your ideal Hobart hotel at Battery Point or close to the waterfront at Sullivans Cove, at the 5-star Sullivans Cove Apartments, Salamanca Wharf Hotel or the 4-star Quest Waterfront.
The heart of Hobart is only 15 minutes from the airport, meaning the majority of accommodation is easily accessible no matter where you choose to stay across the city, however the most convenient Hobart airport hotels are the Quality Hotel Hobart Airport and the Wyndham Vacation Resort Seven Mile Beach.
Nestled amid natural beauty
With almost half its surface covered in national parks and conservation areas, Tasmania's natural beauty is some of the most spectacular and sacred in Australia. East, the Freycinet National Park awards incredible vistas for those who choose to stay around Great Oyster Bay, perhaps at Saffire Freycinet or in the coastal town of Bicheno.
In the inner west, the Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park is one of the most visited attractions in all of Tassie. Stay at the Cradle Chalet, Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge or at one of the many luxury retreats or cosy cabins winding their way into the wilderness.
Stanley Seaview Inn, 2 Nights + 3 Days Car HireStanley
Imagine sitting on the balcony on your Seaview Apartment, gazing at the stunning beauty of the panoramic vista before you, what more could you want to enjoy your holiday. Stanley Seaview Inn offers a variety of room types including family rooms and self contained apartments. Our property is spotlessly clean and we pride ourselves on offering friendly service. View our great airfares, tours, travel insurance, and car hire.
Travel Dates:19 April - 30 November 2015
Commodore Regent Hotel, Launceston 2 Nights, 4-StarLaunceston
Commodore Regent Hotel The Commodore Regent is a well established icon in the city of Launceston. It is the ideal base for touring Tasmania's northern beaches, the stunning Wine Glass Bay on the East Coast or the amazing Cradle Mountain in the North West. The hotel is an easy walk to Aurora Stadium & the Brisbane Street Mall, which has a great selection of cafes, boutiques & shops. The picturesque Cataract Gorge is also within walking distance. Launceston is the gateway to the Tamar Valley & its famous food & wines. Located opposite City Park with Metro stops just outside the property it's a great spot to stay in Launceston. There are 44 well appointed rooms with all the conveniences for a great stay. All rooms are air-conditioned, offer free Wi-Fi, digital flat screen TV, free tea & coffee facilities. A totally non smoking property within a short stroll of the CBD offering free off street parking. Restaurant 13 offers contemporary dining & great views over City Park. Seahorse World and Southern Ocean Aquarium - Guided Tour The mystical seahorse has always been a source of immense attraction. However, through fishing and habitat destruction, their numbers globally have dwindled. Seahorse World at Beauty Point, Northern Tasmania, is a unique facility designed to help conserve this creature, through reduction in the pressure of the wild catch for the global aquarium industry and to provide an excellent tourism and educational experience. View our great airfares, tours, travel insurance, and car hire.
Travel Dates:1 - 28 April, 3 - 5 May, 10 May - 31 August 2015
Tasmania Self Drive, 2 Nights + 3 Days Car HireTasmania
Motel 429 Sandy Bay Road The property's unique position in the quite suburb of Sandy Bay overlooking the Derwent River, opposite Wrest Point Casino and within minutes of Hobart City Shopping and attractions makes Motel 429 an ideal stay for the corporate or leisure traveller. Comfort Inn Coach House 3 and a half star property, located 10 minutes to the city centre, restaurants and business district. Situated opposite the recently renovated aquatic centre. Easy access to north, south, east and west bound highways. View our great airfares, tours, travel insurance, and car hire.
Travel Dates:1 April - 31 October 2015
Cradle Mountain Hotel, 2 Nights, 4-StarCradle Mountain
Cradle Mountain Hotel In serene alpine woodland setting on the fringe of the Cradle Mountain Lake St Clair National Park, Cradle Mountain Hotel is the perfect base to explore the ice-carved mountain scenery of Tasmania's wilderness World Heritage Area. The hotel's 60 beautifully appointed rooms and suites range from a comfortable deluxe room with a queen and single bed to a split level king spa room with a sunken lounge, king-size bed and lavish bathroom spa. Double sliding doors open onto your private portico. After a day exploring the wilderness, relax with a glass of wine in Brushtails Bar. Enjoy fine Tasmanian wines and fresh local produce at the hotel's signature a la carte restaurant, The Grey Gum or relax with the casual bistro-style dining at Quoll's. The hotel is also home to The Wilderness Gallery, Australia's largest privately owned photographic gallery showcasing ten rooms of the world's finest collections of nature photography. You can take a number of walks around Cradle Mountain, including the accessible Enchanted Walk, 2 hour Dove Lake Circuit, or challenging day trek to the Cradle Mountain Summit. Perhaps join an evening wildlife tour, guided walks and canoeing, all of which can be arranged from the hotel. Great services at Cradle Mountain Hotel include - parking, reception and tour desk facilities and internet access, log fires, full-size billiard table, 2 libraries, gift shop, guest laundry, disabled facilities and access. After Dark Feeding Tour with Devils at Cradle The after dark feeding tour is an experience that is unique to Devils at Cradle, and provides an unforgettable experience and opportunity to observe these extraordinary animals whilst one of our keepers gives you a greater understanding of these animals and details the conservation work undertaken within the facility. Your tour guide will ensure you get a close up encounter and maybe even the opportunity to pat one of our Tasmanian devils. Devils are primarily a nocturnal species therefore far more active at night and the introduction of food generally stimulates some fierce competition between the animals. We use environmentally sensitive lighting and focus on the social interactions and feeding habits of these unique carnivores, allowing visitors a rare up close opportunity of seeing Tasmanian devils in a group feeding situation - quite a spectacular sight. So don't miss an amazing night with the Tasmanian devil View our great airfares, tours, travel insurance, and car hire.
Travel Dates:19 April - 30 September 2015
Quality Hobart Midcity Hotel, 2 Nights + 3 Days Car HireHobart
The Quality Hobart Midcity Perfectly located right in the centre of the Hobart central business district. A hop skip and jump to the GPO and even closer to retail therapy outlets. Walk to famous Salamanca Place and the historic docks and Battery Point. Nearby within walking distance are museums, theatres and art studios along with fantastic craft shops and souvenir outlets. Perfect for families on holiday and also for business with free off street parking right in the heart of the city. Her Story - at the Cascades Female Factory Historic Site Her Story is a dramatic interpretation of life at the Cascades Female Factory. Set in 1833, this short play vividly brings to life the conditions inside the Cascades Female Factory and the lives of the unfortunate souls incarcerated here. It is an accurate and powerful depiction of the harsh life within these walls. The two member cast of Her Story play an overseer, doctor and the woman whose story is being told. The 45 minute production is set in Yard One of the Cascades Female Factory and starts at 11:00am daily. with Morning City Tour Start with a delightful morning tour around the city on the coach tram, followed by a visit to the Museum of Old and New Art will open your eyes to a gallery experience unlike any other. The pieces on display will take you on a journey of rival contemplations and emotional rollercoaster. Return to Hobart from MONA on the ferry. View our great airfares, tours, travel insurance, and car hire.
Travel Dates:1 April - 31 August 2015
Tidal Waters Resort, St Helens 2 Nights, 4-Star + 3 Days Car HireSt Helens
Tidal Waters Resort A perfect waterfront location and is set amid eight acres of natural lagoons and landscaped gardens. The property features 60 accommodation rooms, two restaurants and resort facilities that offer a relaxing escape for travellers on Tasmania's East Coast. Segway Tour Hollybank Treetops Adventures You've been here before, but only in your imagination. You're gliding on air, above the ground with a clear view of everything ahead. At the same time, you're with he crown in perfect sync. No obstacles, No barriers. You find yourself travelling farther and seeing more. Go Fast, Go Slow, Go Anywhere. This is how you envisaged travel sometime in the future. But it isn't the transportation of tomorrow. It's Hollybank's Segway Tours, Today. View our great airfares, tours, travel insurance, and car hire.
Travel Dates:1 May - 30 September 2015
Innkeepers Hotel Pass 3 Nights + 4 Days Car HireTasmania
Innkeepers Hotels offer you stylish accommodation, from award- winning heritage properties and coastal retreats to the contemporary elegance of a city waterfront hotel. Enjoy fine Tasmanian cuisine in your hotel's bistro or a la carte restaurant after a day exploring the distinctive heritage and wilderness that surrounds you. Experience the unique ambience and character of these stylish properties, each providing an ideal base from which to explore Tasmania's rich heritage and pristine wilderness. Stay with Innkeepers Hotels, where quality and value go hand in hand with the welcoming comforts expected by the discerning traveller. View our great airfares, tours, travel insurance, and car hire.
Travel Dates:1 May - 31 August 2015
Tasmania Self Drive, 2 Nights + 3 Days Car HireTasmania
Rydges Hobart A place where the charm and grace of the old blends with the polish of the new. This hotel provides guests with intimacy and attention that only a small boutique property can offer. Rydges Hobart's heritage listed buildings and antique suites capture the essence of historic Hobart and provide the perfect base for exploring this city's spectacular sights. Fox and Hounds Inn Port Arthur Superbly situated on a beautiful waterfront and in bush surrounds, The Fox and Hounds Inn is a family owned and operated business, located at Port Arthur on Tasmania's spectacular Tasman Peninsula. Comfortable ensuite motel rooms and self- contained villa apartments are available, as is a spa room, which boasts stunning water views and features a king size bed. All rooms have a mini-bar, tea and coffee making facilities, and in-house movies. Port Arthur Ghost Tour Join a lantern lit walking tour by night. Port Arthur can seem a very different place after sunset, full of mystery and intrigue. 3 Hour Wilderness Cruise Take Robert Pennicott's award winning 3 hour coastal wilderness cruise along the spectacular coastline between Eaglehawk Neck and Port Arthur. You will see Australia's highest sea cliffs, enter deep sea caves and join in the search for abundant sea and coastal wildlife such as seals, dolphins and sea birds. View our great airfares, tours, travel insurance, and car hire.
Travel Dates:1 May - 30 September 2015
Freycinet Lodge, Coles Bay 2 Nights, 4-StarColes Bay
Freycinet Lodge Freycinet Lodge is set on a 14 acre site within Freycinet National Park. Accommodation comprises of 60 tastefully appointed cabins set in a natural bushland setting. The accommodation offers privacy in a tranquil surrounding without the intrusion of telephones or television. Safe sandy beaches are located within a few minutes walk from the cabins. The national park is home to many native animals and birds and they can often be seen in the natural surrounding, close to the cabins. Please note that rooms do not have televisions (except Premier Cabins) and no telephones. Freycinet Paddle Morning Tour Sea kayaking and Freycinet were made for each other. Freycinet Peninsula is one of Tasmania's oldest and most spectacular national parks. As a coastal wilderness the best way to explore it is from the water. Paddling in stable, double sea kayaks - there is no experience necessary to join this adventure. Guides provide all equipment and a safety briefing prior to starting the tour. After approximately 1 hours kayaking exploring the coastline, we stop on a beach for refreshments, before another hours paddle further along the coast (i.e. approx half hour meet & greet and briefing, 2 hours kayaking, half hour refreshment stop) View our great airfares, tours, travel insurance, and car hire.
Travel Dates:19 April - 30 June 2015
Tasmania Self Drive, 6 Nights + 7 Days Car HireTasmania
Hotel Grand Chancellor Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston, the city's premier 4.5-star hotel, offers superior accommodation, superb Tasmanian cuisine and extensive conferencing facilities in the centre of the northern capital of Tasmania. The hotel is only a short stroll from the main central business district and Brisbane Street shopping mall. In addition, the Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston offers Avis on site and a variety of retail outlets towards Yorktown Square. Edgewater Devonport A range of comfortable air-conditioned courtyard units offers excellent value for money. Meanwhile, waterfront units are also tastefully furnished and enjoy a frontage to the Mersey River. Additionally, recently built first floor terrace style motel rooms offer even more spacious accommodation, whilst executive suites offer the additional enjoyment of a spa. Tall Timbers Resort A collection of Tasmanian timbers from floor to ceiling create an instant ambience noticeable the moment guests step inside Tall Timbers Tasmania. The Blackwood posts and Celery Top beams celebrate the pioneering heritage of the region as 95 percent of the timber was sourced locally. Tall Timbers offers guests cabin style cabin style accommodation and luxury self- contained apartments. Enjoy the onsite facilities such as the double tennis court, BBQ area, heated indoor swimming pool and gym. Morning Discovery Cruise Heads 20klms down Tamar River past Tamar Island, historical buildings, vineyards, St Mathias Church and the Rosevears Pub and on its return to Launceston heads into the magical Cataract Gorge and Launceston's riverfront precinct. Seahorse World and Southern Ocean Aquarium - Guided Tour The mystical seahorse has always been a source of immense attraction. However, through fishing and habitat destruction, their numbers globally have dwindled. Seahorse World at Beauty Point, Northern Tasmania, is a unique facility designed to help conserve this creature, through reduction in the pressure of the wild catch for the global aquarium industry and to provide an excellent tourism and educational experience. View our great airfares, tours, travel insurance, and car hire.
Travel Dates:1 May - 31 August 2015