just stop ... and wander

Things to do

food & wine

The Great Eastern Drive is a journey that will lead you to the most delicious experiences on Tasmania’s east coast, in some of its most beautiful locations.

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Adventure

On the Great Eastern Drive, unforgettable outdoor experiences are as easy as getting in your car and just wandering, until adventure finds you.

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relax

Tasmania’s east coast is so full of opportunities to stop, take a breath and relax, you might even forget what busy feels like. The Great Eastern Drive will lead you to places and experiences that will make it impossible not to unwind.

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luxury

If you’re looking for an indulgent holiday experience, a place to celebrate something special, or just a bit of extra pampering, you’ll find it on the Great Eastern Drive.

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roadtrips

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.

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upcoming events

We invite you to experience a variety of cultural and entertaining events in one of the most beautiful locations. There's always something happening along Tasmania's east coast from food and wine events, local markets, live performances, art exhibits, surfing competitions and other sporting events.

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A place filled with reasons to just stop… and wander

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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Savouring East Coast Tasmania’s Wine Trail

Tasmania’s East Coast is known and loved for many things—its world-famous beaches, beautiful landscapes, accessible national parks, and its relaxed, holiday pace. It’s a part of Tasmania that invites exploration—the perfect place to take a deep breath and unwind. But this…

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