Tasmania is full of amazing natural and historic sights to explore, from the stunning views of Wineglass Bay and Cradle Mountain National Parks to the dark history of Port Arthur.
Whether you are driving around Tasmania on your own or looking to join a day or multi day sightseeing tour keep reading to find out about some of best places to add to your itinerary.
Cradle Mountain Lake St Clair National Park
Cradle Mountain is one of our most popular attractions providing stunning views all year round. If you are looking for somewhere special to play in the snow over winter then this spot has to be it. While here keep any eye out of Wombats, Quolls and Pademelons which come out at dusk to feed.
Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay
Freycinet is popular year round providing stunning views from Saddle Seat and Mt Amos as well as some fantastic beaches to explore. Keep an eye out for the friendly wallabies who on hot days will even drink water right out of the palm of your hand.
Port Arthur Historic Site
Port Arthur is a World Heritage Listed Historic site that was once a prison holding some of the worst criminals in the British Empire. Located on the Tasman Peninsula, in the 1800's this was one of the most remote prisons anywhere in the world. Today Port Arthur is a fascinating attraction providing a glimpse in Tasmania's colonial past and plenty of ghosts as well.
Bay of Fires
The Bay of Fires is on the northern end of the East Coast a short drive from St Helens. The area is famous for the stunning red lichen covered rocks that line the waters edge providing some of the most picturesque coast line anywhere in Australia.
Mt Field National Park
Mt Field is a quick 90 minute drive from Hobart and a great place to stop off at while exploring the Derwent Valley. Mt Field is popular during both summer and winter especially when there is snow, the Russell Falls walk is also a must do walk while you are there.