20 days in Tasmania Itinerary

20 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Hobart
— Few hours
2
Buckland
— Few hours
3
Orford
— 1 night
4
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
5
Bicheno
— Few hours
6
St Helens
— 1 night
7
Bridport
— 1 night
8
Launceston
— 3 nights
9
Devonport
— Few hours
10
Burnie
— 1 night
11
Rocky Cape
— Few hours
12
Stanley
— 2 nights
13
Arthur River
— 1 night
14
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
15
Queenstown
— Few hours
16
Strahan
— 2 nights
17
Mount Field National Park
— 1 night
18
Hobart
— Few hours

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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.
To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary planning site.

Brisbane to Hobart is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in November; daily highs in Hobart reach °C and lows reach °C. You'll set off for Buckland on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Buckland

Buckland ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): let little ones run wild at Tasmanian Bushland Garden.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Buckland online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Buckland in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Buckland can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Buckland

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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Tasmanian Bushland Garden ©
Tasmanian Bushland Garden

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Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Orford day trip planner.

Orford is just a stone's throw from Buckland. In November, daytime highs in Orford are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Orford

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Raspins Beach ©
Raspins Beach
Three Thumbs Lookout ©
Three Thumbs Lookout

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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.
Get outdoors at Freycinet National Park and Coles Bay Jetty. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Spiky Bridge. Venture out of the city with trips to Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and Spiky Beach Conservation Area (in Swansea). There's lots more to do: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay, and explore the activities along Sleepy Bay.

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

You can drive from Orford to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bicheno.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Freycinet, Swansea, Spring Vale Wines
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

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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. On the 9th (Mon), get great views at Whalers Lookout, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

Make your Bicheno itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Bicheno is just a stone's throw from Coles Bay. November in Bicheno sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Bicheno

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bicheno Blowhole ©
Bicheno Blowhole
Whalers Lookout ©
Whalers Lookout

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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.
To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the St Helens trip itinerary site.

Drive from Bicheno to St Helens in an hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bridport.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

Bay of Fires
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St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Bay of Fires ©
Bay of Fires
Priory Ridge ©
Priory Ridge

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Bridport

Bridport ©
Bridport is a small town on the north-east coast of Tasmania, Australia. For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Bridport trip itinerary website.

Getting from St Helens to Bridport by car takes about 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Bridport are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Bridport

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Bridport Walking Track ©
Bridport Walking Track

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Tamar Valley Wine Tours, Saint John Craft Beer Bar, Hollybank Wilderness Adventures, and other attractions.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston journey planner.

You can drive from Bridport to Launceston in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Tours Wineries Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls
Hollybank Wilderness Adventures ©
Hollybank Wilderness Adventures

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Devonport route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Devonport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Burnie.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums

Side Trip

House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate
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Highlights from your plan
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate

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Burnie

Burnie
Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. On the 14th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Fern Glade Reserve.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Burnie trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Burnie takes an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Burnie can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will leave for Rocky Cape on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Burnie

Parks Wildlife
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Rocky Cape

Rocky Cape ©
On the 15th (Sun), visit a coastal fixture at Rocky Cape Lighthouse.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Rocky Cape fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Burnie to Rocky Cape takes an hour. November in Rocky Cape sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Rocky Cape

Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Rocky Cape Lighthouse ©
Rocky Cape Lighthouse

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Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Nut State Reserve as well as Highfield Historic Site. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Stanley journey builder app.

Stanley is very close to Rocky Cape. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 17th (Tue), you're off to Arthur River.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve

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Arthur River

Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Boat Tours & Water Sports, Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area and Edge of the World. On the 17th (Tue), make a trip to Edge of the World and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Arthur River trip site.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Arthur River takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Arthur River

Tours Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area
Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area
Edge of the World ©
Edge of the World

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Marion's Lookout Walk, Crater Lake Circuit and Cradle Mountain. On the 19th (Thu), take a peaceful walk through Cradle Mountain and then hike along Crater Lake Circuit. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Marion's Lookout Walk.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Arthur River to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Queenstown.

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

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Marion's Lookout Walk ©
Marion's Lookout Walk
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Crater Lake Circuit ©
Crater Lake Circuit

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Queenstown

Queenstown ©
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
On the 21st (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Iron Blow Lookout and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Spion Kop Lookout.

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

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Queenstown in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Queenstown

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Iron Blow Lookout
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Spion Kop Lookout ©
Spion Kop Lookout
Iron Blow Lookout ©
Iron Blow Lookout

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Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park as well as Ocean Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Strahan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Queenstown to Strahan takes an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Nature Beaches
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Highlights from your plan
Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park ©
Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach

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Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Junee Caves, Russell Falls, Horseshoe Falls, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Tall Trees Walk, admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls, and then admire the sheer force of Russell Falls.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Mount Field National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Mount Field National Park takes 4 hours. In November in Mount Field National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Junee Caves
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Horseshoe Falls ©
Horseshoe Falls

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Hobart

Hobart
For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Hobart visit planning site.

You can drive from Mount Field National Park to Hobart in 1.5 hours. On the 24th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Outdoors Parks
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