Roads of Tasmania

Plan the perfect driving adventure with this helpful guide! Learn more about the things to consider before driving the most spectacular roads of Tasmania.

Jacob's Ladder is a zig-zag mountain road in Tasmania

Ben Lomond Mountain is a mountain peak at an elevation of 1.452m (4,763ft) above the sea level, located in the Launceston and North-east regions of Tasmania. The road to the summit, featuring a series of sharp hairpin turns, is known as Jacob’s Ladder. It’s one of the most hairpinned roads in the world.

A drive to the summit of Mount Wellington in Tasmania

Mount Wellington is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 1.265m (4,150ft) above the sea level, located in the southeast coastal region of Tasmania. It’s said to be the highest and busiest sealed alpine road in the country.

Mount Barrow is worth the white-knuckle drive

Mount Barrow is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 1.359m (4,458ft) above the sea level, located just east of Launceston in the northern region of Tasmania. If you don’t like heights or twisty dirt roads, this drive is not for you. It's one of the most scenic drives in the world. 

Highland Lakes Road is a true adventure in Tasmania

Highland Lakes Road is a pleasant driving experience in the Central highlands of Tasmania. The road has steep climbs, hairpin bends, and lush forest and panoramic views.

Gordon River Road is one of Australia's most awesome road trips

Gordon River Road is a very scenic drive with stunning views located in South West Tasmania. It is 119 km (73 mi) long.

Sandy Cape Track, a challenging 4wd destination

Located on the northern part of the West Coast of Tasmania, Australia, the Sandy Cape Track is one of Tasmania's most iconic 4WD destinations, with water hazards, rocky ridges, boggy sand and mud sections.

A sensational road to Dove Lake

Dove Lake is a glacially carved lake at an elevation of 945m (3,100ft) above the sea level, located in the central highlands region of Tasmania, Australia.

Lake Mackenzie, one of the highest lakes you can drive to in Tasmania

Lake Mackenzie is a mountain lake at an elevation of 1.122m (3,681ft) above the sea level, located in the Launceston region of northern Tasmania.

Travelling through the Camden Hill Road

Camden Hill Road, also known as C405, is a long, mostly unsealed north-south route located just east of Launceston in north east Tasmania.

Driving the wild Tebrakunna Road

Tebrakunna Road is a mostly unsealed route through mountainous country in north eastern Tasmania. The road is used by log trucks as an alternative to the Tasman Highway between Goshen and Herrick.

Clarks Road

Clarks Road is a very intimidating trail located in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. Located within the Mount Dromedary Forest Reserve, this dead end road is 3.7 km long.

A beautiful and harrowing road to Eaglehawk Lookout

Eaglehawk Lookout is a small lookout at an elevation of 351m (1,151ft) above the sea level, located on the Tasman Peninsula in southeastern Tasmania. Be sure to have high clearance and four-wheel-drive.

How To Travel The Swanston Track

Swanston Track is the name of a pretty challenging drive after rains, located in the Central LGA region of Tasmania.

The Ultimate Guide to Traveling the Ocean Beach Road

Ocean Beach Road is the name of a very scenic drive located in the West Coast Council, on the most western point in Tasmania.

Road trip guide: Conquering the Wielangta Forest Drive

Wielangta Forest Drive is the name of a very scenic drive in the South-east region of Tasmania, running through tall eucalypt production forests.

How To Travel The Borradaile Plains Track

Borradaile Plains Track is the name of an easy and scenic track (in dry weather) located in the local government areas of Meander Valley and Kentish in the North West region of Tasmania.

Driving the scenic B68 in Tasmania

B68 is the name of a very scenic road located in the Australia's island state of Tasmania. The drive offers sweeping views.

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