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A day drive from Freycinet to Cradle Mountain possible?

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A day drive from Freycinet to Cradle Mountain possible?

Dear friends, we will be heading Tasmania for 5 days (Hobart - Freycinet - Cradle Mountain - Launceston). Except for Launceston 2-nights stay, the rest of the locations we will stay for 1 night. Will the drive trip form Freycinet to Cradle Mountain (Discovery Park) a reasonable one or too rush to complete within a day? Hope to get some advice..we do not wish to miss those great places to visit in Tasmania.

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1. Re: A day drive from Freycinet to Cradle Mountain possible?

Yes it's OK. What time of the year are you arriving, if winter, you will have less daylight hours to see the sights.

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2. Re: A day drive from Freycinet to Cradle Mountain possible?

It'll take 5 hours driving.

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3. Re: A day drive from Freycinet to Cradle Mountain possible?

Thanks for both Experts for your replies!

Yes, we are heading to Tasmania in the next 2 weeks..its winter.. which means that we have to reach Cradle Mountain Discovery Park by 5pm because it will get dark. We intend to do the sight-seeing and some trekking at Cradle Mountain the following day. Would it be better to stay overnight along the way at Longford or Deloraine etc.?

Thanks so much for your advice!

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4. Re: A day drive from Freycinet to Cradle Mountain possible?

I'm not sure what your detailed itinerary is, but i suspect that with only 5 days you don't have an extra day to break the trip to Cradle into two days.

As it's a five hour drive, you should have no problem getting there before darkness if you leave early enouigh in the morning.

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5. Re: A day drive from Freycinet to Cradle Mountain possible?

Thanks Luigi for your advice! Yes, we will leave early from Freycinet Waters like 9am to set off so we can see the scenic locations and possibly 1 vineyard along the way..thank you! :)

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