14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Hobart
— 1 night
2
Mount Field National Park
— Few hours
3
Richmond
— 1 night
4
Dodges Ferry
— 2 nights
5
Bicheno
— 1 night
6
St Helens
— 1 night
7
George Town
— 1 night
8
Launceston
— 1 night
9
Sheffield
— 1 night
10
Devonport
— 1 night
11
Burnie
— 1 night
12
Wynyard
— 1 night
13
Stanley
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and then make a trip to Constitution Dock.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Hobart road trip app.

Melbourne to Hobart is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Melbourne in October, you will find days in Hobart are little chillier (20°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Constitution Dock ©
Constitution Dock

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Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
On the 3rd (Sat), admire the sheer force of Russell Falls.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mount Field National Park planning site.

You can drive from Hobart to Mount Field National Park in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Mount Field National Park are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:
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Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls

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Richmond

Richmond
Richmond is a town in Tasmania about 25 km north-east of Hobart, in the Coal River region, between the Midland Highway and Tasman Highway. To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Richmond trip maker tool.

Getting from Mount Field National Park to Richmond by car takes about 1.5 hours. October in Richmond sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel to Dodges Ferry.

Things to do in Richmond

Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:

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Dodges Ferry

Dodges Ferry ©
Dodges Ferry is a small township on the eastern side of the entrance to Pittwater in south eastern Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Coal Mines Historic Site. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Denison Canal, see the interesting displays at Copping Convict and Colonial Collection, and then get your game on at Redbanks.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dodges Ferry trip itinerary site.

Dodges Ferry is just a short distance from Richmond. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bicheno.

Things to do in Dodges Ferry

Nature · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Denison Canal, Copping Convict and Colonial Collection, Coal Mines Historic Site, Redbanks
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Denison Canal ©
Denison Canal
Redbanks ©
Redbanks
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site

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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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, and finally get great views at Whalers Lookout.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bicheno trip planner.

Getting from Dodges Ferry to Bicheno by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October in Bicheno, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

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St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
On the 7th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Shop in the Bush, then browse the exhibits of Suncoast Gallery, then admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the St Helens road trip planning app.

You can drive from Bicheno to St Helens in an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to George Town.

Things to do in St Helens

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Priory Ridge ©
Priory Ridge

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George Town

George Town ©
George Town is a large town in north-east Tasmania, on the eastern bank of the mouth of the Tamar River. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seahorse World, look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, learn about winemaking at Loira Vines, then do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mt George Lookout.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read George Town road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from St Helens to George Town takes 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in George Town can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in George Town

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Loira Vines, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Holm Oak Vineyards
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Seahorse World ©
Seahorse World
Platypus House ©
Platypus House

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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.
On the 9th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, then admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and finally stroll around City Park.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Launceston trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from George Town to Launceston takes an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sheffield.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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Sheffield

Sheffield ©
Sheffield is a town 23 kilometres inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania. On the 10th (Sat), admire all the interesting features of Alum Cliffs, stop by Twelve Acre Wood, then find something for the whole family at Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot, then wander the streets of Tasmania’s Town of Murals, and finally make a trip to Mosaic Pathway.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sheffield road trip planning website.

Getting from Launceston to Sheffield by car takes about 1.5 hours. October in Sheffield sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Sheffield

Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Alum Cliffs
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Tasmania’s Town of Murals ©
Tasmania’s Town of Murals
Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot ©
Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot

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Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
On the 11th (Sun), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Southern Wild Distillery, see the interesting displays at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Reliquaire, and finally take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Devonport trip website.

Devonport is very close to Sheffield. In October, daily temperatures in Devonport can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Burnie.

Things to do in Devonport

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Latrobe, Leven Canyon
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Leven Canyon ©
Leven Canyon
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate
Reliquaire ©
Reliquaire

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Burnie

Burnie ©
Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Giant Penguin, admire the sheer force of Guide Falls Reserve, then admire the natural beauty at Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Penguin Observation Centre.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Burnie vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Burnie takes an hour. In October, daytime highs in Burnie are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Wynyard.

Things to do in Burnie

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Giant Penguin
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden ©
Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden
Penguin Observation Centre ©
Penguin Observation Centre
Guide Falls Reserve ©
Guide Falls Reserve

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Wynyard

Wynyard ©
Wynyard is a rural town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia, about 17km west of Burnie. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre, enjoy the sea views from Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, and then cruise along Boat Harbour Beach.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Wynyard trip maker tool.

Wynyard is just a stone's throw from Burnie. October in Wynyard sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Wynyard

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience ©
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience

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Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, get great views at HA Lane Memorial Lookout, contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, then stop by Providore 24, and finally get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, then make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk, and then get great views at Trethewies Lookout.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Stanley trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Wynyard to Stanley by car takes about an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Stanley Heritage Walk
Stanley Heritage Walk
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site

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