There’s something about the Great Eastern Drive on Tasmania’s East Coast that gets inside your soul and changes you for the better. Taking time to explore this incredibly scenic part of the world is much more than just another holiday. It’s an opportunity to stop, take a deep breath and let the natural beauty and relaxed pace transform you.
When you take a road trip on the Great Eastern Drive, you embark on an experience that includes 176 kilometres of stunning coastline, incredible national parks, world-famous beaches, award-winning walks, and views that will take your breath away. Add to this vibrant towns, lush vineyards, world-class mountain bike trails, fantastic food and fresh produce, and you have all the ingredients for the perfect holiday.
Things to do
Experience one of Australia’s greatest road trips on the Great Eastern Drive. This is a true journey of discovery that will lead you to the best-loved places and experiences of Tasmania’s east coast region. Here, every turn unveils a new view to take your breath away, and a new invitation to stop and explore.
Walking opportunities on the Great Eastern Drive are many and varied and you can take however long you desire to meander at your leisure. Choose from beach walks or walking trails in national parks that take one or two hours, to full day walks or multi-day guided walks.
A place filled with reasons to just stop.
Tasmania’s east coast is many different things. Yes, it’s picture-perfect, white sand beaches and open, endless blue horizons. It’s places that make you feel like you’re the first person to leave a footprint. It’s national parks filled with wonders, and seaside towns filled with welcome. It’s a gourmet food bowl bursting with the best local fare. But it’s much more than that. Here, you can experience one of Australia’s greatest road trips—the Great Eastern Drive. This is a journey that will lead you to places and moments that you’ll never forget. From those famous beaches, to luscious food and wine, award-winning walks, and views that will take your breath away. Tasmania’s east coast is a place of stories, encounters and treasures. A place where small, unexpected moments become lifelong memories and where taking a break can not only refresh, but reinvent. Once you visit, you’ll understand. And once you understand, we promise, you’ll want to come back. Again. And again.
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