13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Devonport
— 1 night
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
3
Mount Field National Park
— 2 nights
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
5
Swansea
— 1 night
6
Coles Bay
— Few hours
7
Bicheno
— 1 night
8
Scamander
— 2 nights
9
Launceston
— 1 night

1
night
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Don River Railway.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Devonport trip itinerary maker app.

Launceston to Devonport is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Devonport can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums Parks
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Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway
Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre
The Tasmanian Arboretum ©
The Tasmanian Arboretum

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Larmairremener tabelti and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip site.

Drive from Devonport to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

2
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Plan trip to Mount Field National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Mount Field National Park in 4.5 hours. September in Mount Field National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:
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Horseshoe Falls ©
Horseshoe Falls
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls

2
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Bring the kids along to Port Arthur Historic Site and Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Tessellated Pavement in Eaglehawk Neck, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, admire the masterpieces at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Constitution Dock.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Hobart sightseeing planning site.

You can drive from Mount Field National Park to Hobart in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Hobart are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Swansea.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tessellated Pavement, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Port Arthur Historic Site
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

1
night
Swansea

Swansea ©
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
On the 24th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Spiky Bridge.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Swansea trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Swansea takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Swansea

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Spiky Bridge ©
Spiky Bridge

few
hours
Coles Bay

Coles Bay
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Coles Bay trip builder tool.

Getting from Swansea to Coles Bay by car takes about an hour. On the 25th (Fri), you're off to Bicheno.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Parks Tours
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night
Bicheno

Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Whalers Lookout, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, thenexamine the collection at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, and finally do a tasting at Freycinet Vineyards. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery, thenidentify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld, and finally stroll through Denison Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bicheno planning website.

Bicheno is just a short distance from Coles Bay. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Scamander.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Denison Beach ©
Denison Beach
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole

2
nights
Scamander

Scamander ©
Scamander is a small town at the mouth of the Scamander River between St Helens and St Marys on the north-east coast of Tasmania in Australia. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in the pleasant sights at Bay of Fires, enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, thensee what you can catch with a fishing tour, thenadmire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, and finally explore the galleries of East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of St Columba Falls Reserve, experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Halls Falls.

Start your trip to Scamander by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Bicheno to Scamander by car takes about an hour. In September, daytime highs in Scamander are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Scamander

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

St Helens, Pyengana, Bay of Fires, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Halls Falls
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Halls Falls ©
Halls Falls
St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve

1
night
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenexplore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and then stroll around City Park.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Launceston trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Scamander to Launceston takes 2 hours. September in Launceston sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery
City Park ©
City Park
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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