Tourism Tasmania
Country side Tasmania
River Derwent, Tasmania


Australia’s smallest state over-delivers on unforgettable experiences. With endless winding roads leading to secluded bays, sweeping views of untouched wilderness, and cosy pitstops offering local wine and cheese, you’ll be spoiled for choice on a road trip around Tasmania.

Travel guides

Tasmania, inspiring detours every day

From beautiful coastal drives to misty highland highways, nowhere quite delivers a road trip like Tasmania. Take the wheel on an unforgettable amble across the island state and you’ll soon find that even when you’re not looking for adventure, it might just find you. 

Whether you choose to plan a route or see where the roads take you, expect an abundance of opportunities to stop off and soak up Tasmania’s rich cultural life, authentic fresh produce, rugged wilderness and diverse wildlife. Tourism Tasmania can help you plan your road trip with their interactive Trip PlannerOpens external site in a new window.

Qantas is now flying to Tasmania from Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Canberra and Brisbane*. There’s never been a better time to book your escape and plan a road trip you’ll never forget.

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Discover Tasmania’s Best Road Trips

Boat on river, Western Wilds, Tasmania

Western Wilds

Go where every path is the one less travelled. From the untamed rainforests and windswept coasts to the imposing mountains and deep glacial valleys, Tasmania's west coast is an explorer’s playground.


Ghost Rock vineyard, Tasmania

Northern Forage

Leave normal behind and venture across Tasmania’s northOpens in a new tab or window. Bordered by the beautiful coastline of the Bass Strait and home to some of the world’s freshest air and tastiest produce, a road trip here is an instant escape from everyday life. 

Callington Mill, Tasmania


Journey through time and uncover a region rich with natural wonders, gorgeous heritage towns and good old-fashioned country hospitality as you follow Tasmania’s convict-built roads deep into the historic heart of the islandOpens in a new tab or window

Bay of Fires, Tasmania

Great Eastern Drive

A world of orange boulders, white sands, turquoise waters, and lush green forests await you on a journey along Tasmania's east coastOpens in a new tab or window. Dotted throughout this breathtaking palette, you’ll find waterfront restaurants, diverse wildlife and endless reasons to stop off and slow things down.

Huon Valley, Tasmania

Southern Edge

Take a drive to the edge of the world and experience nature on a majestic scale. Whether you want to lace up your hiking boots and feel the Antarctic wind through your hair or sit back with some freshly shucked oysters and take in panoramic views of the Tasman Sea, Tasmania's southOpens in a new tab or window is as fresh as it gets.

Cultural experiences

Learn about First Nation cultures in Tasmania first nations tour

Discover the true spirit of Australia. Follow the trails and explore sites, stories, history of Australia’s First Nation cultures.

Visit our guide and book a tour of cultural experiences in Tasmania.

Learn about First Nation cultures in Tasmania