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Tasmania’s east coast is so full of opportunities to stop, take a breath and genuinely relax, you might even forget what busy feels like.

This is a place that makes it impossible not to unwind. Stand at a lookout and get lost in the view. Savour a long lunch that lasts until dinner. Recline on the deck of a yacht while your skipper shows you one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world. Or spend the whole day on a long white beach, with nothing to do but stroll, swim, and watch the open sky and the clear blue sea.

You’ll find countless places on the Great Eastern Drive where you can truly relax—from luxury resorts and eco-lodges to intimate cabins and welcoming B&Bs—fine food and wine to treat your taste buds, and experiences that will fill you with wonder instead of worry.

When you make a choice to simply wander, time is on your side. Stop when you like, and take as long as you like, and unwind on the Great Eastern Drive.



Why you’ll love it You know you’re really on holidays when your feet first touch the sand on a long, empty beach. Take off your shoes, get the sand between your toes and walk, swim, fossick for shells or just…

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Why you’ll love it Is there really a better way to unwind, clear your full head and take a break from the busyness of everyday life, than walking? Tasmania’s east coast has places that were made to discover on foot—from…

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Why you’ll love it The east coast has some of Tasmania’s finest food and wine producers and growers, chefs and restaurateurs. The region’s premium produce—from ocean-fresh seafood, crisp vegetables and sweet fruits to award-winning cheeses and cool climate wines—can be…

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The simplest and purest way to really relax is to let time flow, wander at will and let experiences unfold before you. The beauty of taking a road trip on the Great Eastern Drive is that you can explore and…

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The Tasmanian tourism industry acknowledges the Tasmanian Aboriginal people and their enduring custodianship of lutruwita / Tasmania. We honour 40,000 years of uninterrupted care, protection and belonging to these islands, before the invasion and colonisation of European settlement. As a tourism industry that welcomes visitors to these lands, we acknowledge our responsibility to represent to our visitors Tasmania's deep and complex history, fully, respectfully and truthfully. We acknowledge the Aboriginal people who continue to care for this country today. We pay our respects to their elders, past and present. We honour their stories, songs, art, and culture, and their aspirations for the future of their people and these lands. We respectfully ask that tourism be a part of that future.