Discover Tasmania's best family friendly holiday accommodation

1. Hobart and South

A diverse region that includes the capital of Hobart, with its historic buildings and docks. Drive as far south as possible to Cockle Creek, visit the Hastings Caves and Lake St Clair. To the east, visit Port Arthur and the rugged Tasman Peninsula. See region map here.  


2. North West Tasmania

From rugged coastal beaches to craggy mountains and caves, North West Tasmania offers a range of experiences. Major townships include Sheffield, Devonport, Latrobe, Penguin, Burnie, and Stanley. This region is the gateway to Cradle Mountain. See region map here.  


3. West Coast

This is the gateway to Tasmania's World Heritage Area. Visit Strahan and discover an area steeped in history. Take to the water on Macquarie Harbour and visit Sarah Island and learn of its convict past. Discover small towns steeped in mining history, including Rosebery, Zeehan and Tullah. See the "moonscape' of Queenstown and ride the wilderness railway. See region map here.  


4. East Coast

 From Orford in the south to Binalong Bay in the north, Tasmania's East Coast has spectacular landscapes and beautiful beaches. Destinations include Bicheno, Freycinet Peninsula, Maria Island and St Helens. Watch the fairy penguins return from the sea at Bicheno, taste fresh seafood and fossick on white sandy beaches. See region map here.  


5. Launceston and North

Visit Tasmania's second largest city, Launceston, and explore Cataract Gorge and the Tamar River. Historic towns include Longford, Evandale and Deloraine. Learn about seahorses at Beauty Point and visit the earliest surviving pilot buildings in Australia at Low Head. See region map here.  


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Images on this page were kindly provided by Tourism Tasmania, with imagery by Chris Crerar (Hobart), Graham Freeman (North West Coast and East Coast) and Rob Burnett (Launceston and West Coast).