Leaders in the Tasmanian Tourism Industry with Unparalleled Quality & Service

World Class Safety Features & Environmental Performance

Cater­ing for groups from 12 — 500 pas­sen­gers, McDermott’s tour­ing coach­es offer supe­ri­or dri­ving and pas­sen­ger com­fort, world class safe­ty fea­tures and enhanced envi­ron­men­tal performance.

Enjoy a safe and secure jour­ney in the com­fort of one of our pre­mi­um tour­ing coaches.

Our History

1975

1987

Where the McDermott family business started!

First-ever school bus, a Bedford, pictured at the top of Notley Hills in the Tamar Valley which incidentally is still operated by McDermotts.

Simon McDermott aged 3 pictured in the passenger seat!

1995 Mercedes

1995

First touring coach, 0303 Mercedes Benz purchased on a family holiday interstate and refurbished on the front lawn at the family home in Rosevears.

Travel Club was instigated along with some current-day connection, Spirit Travel our first interstate tour operator.

Bus3 1997

1997

First inbound tour group arrived from Hong Kong and travelled regularly with us over the Christmas holiday period for several years

Bus4

1998

Travelled interstate to the Gold Coast to purchase two new small coaster coaches along the very first premium Denning touring coach into the fleet.

The beginning of the association with major national companies which became the main catalyst for entering the premium touring market.

Bus5

1999

Peter McDermott driving the first-ever Scenic Tour in Tasmania, today we are the operate nationally for Scenic, Australia wide.

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2000

McDermotts fleet has now grown to 2 large and 4 small coaches