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You can tailor your journey to Tasmania around your passions, whether it’s Aurora hunting and stargazing, taking romantic winter road trips, or admiring the local wildlife. Start planning your next adventure right now with these Tasmanian Off Season offers!
What is the best way to get to Tasmania?
Since Tasmania is the only island state in Australia, it is accessible both by air and by water. The quickest way is to jump on a direct flight from Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane.
Scheduled flights of around one hour depart every day from Melbourne to Hobart, Launceston, Devonport, and Burnie (Wynyard). There are also daily services operating from Sydney and Brisbane to Hobart and Launceston. Additionally, you can fly to King Island from Melbourne, Launceston and Burnie (Wynyard Airport).
Do not miss out on the great Tasmanian Off Season opportunities!
There are five airports in Tasmania:
The Tasmanian Off Season FAQ
You can enjoy Tasmania at any time of the year, but winter is extra special. The Off Season is a time to gather around blazing log fires and slow-cooked feasts, to revel in festivals and toast the warmth with Tassie wine and whisky. Furthermore, local businesses celebrate the Off Season with winter-only specials and authentic experiences for travellers. So when you spot the Off Season logo at restaurants and other venues, that means something exciting is waiting for you.
In these uncertain times, most airlines are giving passengers more flexibility to change or rebook travel. You can also use Skyscanner’s tools to find the best offers on flights.
1. Go to the Skyscanner website or app and enter a preferred Tasmanian airport as your chosen destination.
2. Enter your travel dates or just select the whole month/cheapest month if you are flexible. Our colour-coded calendar will help you to choose optimal travel dates by showing the cheapest days to fly. Feel free to switch to the chart view for a more detailed comparison of which days have the most affordable options.
3. Voilà! You can now see the best Tasmanian Off Season flight deals in the search results in ascending order.
There are five airports in Tasmania — Hobart, Launceston, Devonport, Wynyard (Burnie) and King Island. For flights schedule, local transportation info and taxi prices, head to DiscoverTasmania.com.au.
Skyscanner lets you easily compare airline safety ratings to find out what measures each airline takes. You can also see hotel cleanliness ratings and hotel cancellation options. Moreover, most car rental companies available on Skyscanner allow free or discounted cancellations up until 48 hours before the day of pick up.
Yes, you do. Travellers who receive their G2G PASS QR code before travelling can quickly pass through Tasmanian ports on arrival. Anyone arriving without a G2G PASS QR code is asked by Biosecurity Tasmania officers to register on the website. Submissions can be also created and managed via the G2G app. Entry and quarantine requirements depend on where you’ve been in the last 14 days before you travelled to Tasmania. Areas are classified as low, medium, or high risk in terms of COVID-19 cases or community transmission levels in those areas (subject to public health advice).