Top 6 reasons to do a bus tour
Looking for an easy, comfortable and fun way to explore Tasmania?
With no train network across the island and a shortage of hire cars available, doing a bus tour is a great option. Let us lighten your load while sharing the highlights of our magnificent island. All you need to do is take the day, sit back and enjoy the ride.
Here are our top six reasons to book a bus tour:
1. Remove the stress
Sorting car hire, pick-ups, itineraries, accommodation… planning a holiday can be exhausting. Take the hassle out of organising your trip by joining one of our bus tours. That way you can truly relax and enjoy the journey. Want that extra glass of pinot noir at the cellar door? No problem, no delegated driver needed! Want to capture that view for Insta? Easily done when you don’t need to keep your eye on the road. A holiday should be fun and stress free.
2. It’s a safe option
Mobile coverage can be limited in certain regions of Tasmania, so forget about relying on the GPS and let our drivers navigate the way. While it doesn’t look far from Point A to Point B, many of the roads are narrow and winding, requiring a great deal of concentration. We also have a plethora of wildlife who don’t know the road rules and our drivers know the best times to travel to avoid injuring our furry friends.
3. Make friends
The best bit about a bus tour is meeting other like-minded travellers. You’ve all come to see this beautiful island, and what better way to experience it than with other enthusiastic visitors? If you’re travelling on your own, a bus tour is one of the easiest ways to make friends. If you’re travelling with friends or a loved one, having the opportunity to remove the stress and sit back and enjoy the surroundings is the perfect way to reconnect. That’s what holidays are for, right?
4. Get the inside secrets
Our guides are local experts. They are a wealth of knowledge when it comes to the wilderness, history and things to do in Tasmania. Better still, they love to chat. Get to know your guide on a bus tour and ask for recommendations about where to eat and drink, and for any insider tips of places to explore. It’s a great way to meet locals and experience the real Tassie.
5. Do something Unexpected
Don’t want to do the ‘usual tourist trail’? Then how about doing an Unexpected Adventure? We have day bus tours and multi-day bus tours that will give you a different perspective on Tasmania. Go big tree hunting, or do a 10 day golfing experience at some of the best courses in the country. Walk on the highest sea cliffs in the Southern Hemisphere and gain deeper insight into the region from expert geologists, ecologists and historians. Our Unexpected Adventures include a variety of activities from coastal cruises, visits to vineyards and to some of Tasmania’s fascinating convict sites. Nobody wants an ordinary holiday…
6. Experience more
There’s so much to explore on this spectacular island. We’ve packaged up the highlights so you can experience the best of Tassie on a bus tour. Settle in and enjoy the scenery while we take you to multiple sights. On a bus tour you can be walking under some of the tallest trees in the world, exploring a historic village or slurping freshly shucked oysters all in one day – without the effort of having to find all these special spots on your own.