Total tour distance: 410 miles
Daily tour distance: 58 miles
Difficulty: 80 / 100
Tasmania is the smallest and only island state in Australia. It is wonderful biking country with its low population density and wide variety of magnificent scenery, from fabulous beaches to magnificent mountains.
DAY 1 LAUNCESTON. We meet at the hotel late afternoon where our guides will assist you with unpacking your bike or fitting you to your rental bike.
DAY 2 SHEFFIELD. We cycle on quiet roads to our farm stay hosts.
DAY 3 CRADLE MOUNTAIN. Take a short walk around Dove Lake through magnificent mountain scenery.
DAY 4 +5 STRAHAN. Through the rugged and isolated mountains of the West Coast t via Tullah to the attractive coastal village of Strahan. The Gordon River cruise is well worthwhile.
DAY 6 LAKE ST CLAIR. Our lodge is in Lake St Clair National Park, where you are most likely to see wallabies and much native bird life.
DAY 7 HAMILTON. We descend past several lakes and mountain ranges to open farming country, and stay in quaint stone cottages in the village of Hamilton.
DAY 8 + 9 HOBART. We take a quiet back road through several attractive villages to New Norfolk where there is the option of cycling or taking the van for the last few miles.