21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
2
Hobart
— 5 nights
3
Strahan
— 2 nights
4
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
5
Devonport
— 1 night
6
Launceston
— 5 nights
7
Coles Bay
— 2 nights

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Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur and Port Arthur Historic Site will appeal to museum buffs. Get outdoors at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Lime Bay State Reserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Arthur: Waterfall Bay (in Eaglehawk Neck) and Coal Mines Historic Site (in Saltwater River). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Port Arthur trip planner.

Sydney to Port Arthur is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in February: high temperatures in Port Arthur hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Taranna, Waterfall Bay, Coal Mines Historic Site
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Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site

5
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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.
Shop till you drop at Nolan Art Gallery & School and Hammer and Hand Metal Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton), Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate (in Kettering) and Tahune Forest AirWalk (in Geeveston). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach, admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery, examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary.

To see maps and tourist information, read our Hobart online trip maker.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate, Seven Mile Beach, Tahune Forest AirWalk
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

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Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): look for gifts at Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, take an in-depth tour of West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, and then see the interesting displays at Eric Thomas Galley Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Strahan trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, Sarah Island Historic Site, Eric Thomas Galley Museum
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West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
Sarah Island Historic Site ©
Sarah Island Historic Site
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan ©
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Cradle Mountain and then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at The Wall in the Wilderness and then take a peaceful walk through Franklin River Nature Trail.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park road trip planning app.

You can drive from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Devonport.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Franklin River Nature Trail, The Wall in the Wilderness
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness

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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 10th (Tue), get a taste of local nightlife at Turners Beach Berry Patch, look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park, then stop by World Of Marbles, and finally browse the exhibits of Albert Gallery. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Under The Oak, handmade gallery and gifts and then kick back and relax at Coles Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Devonport trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Devonport in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Devonport can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sheffield, Turners Beach Berry Patch, Under The Oak, handmade gallery and gifts, Wings Wildlife Park
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Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach
Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Turners Beach Berry Patch ©
Turners Beach Berry Patch

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery. Do your shopping at Goaty Hill Wines and Waverly Woolen Mills Factory Outlet. Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Delamere Vineyards (in Pipers Brook) and Longford (Brickendon Estate & Brickendon Colonial Farm Village). There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, contemplate the long history of Entally House, take in the exciting artwork at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery, and hunt for treasures at Evandale Sunday Market.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Launceston day trip planner.

You can drive from Devonport to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Longford, Goaty Hill Wines, Delamere Vineyards, Evandale Sunday Market, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then explore the activities along Coles Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Spring Vale Wines, then do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, then learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and finally see the interesting displays at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay tour planning tool.

Drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Wineries · Nature

Side Trips

Freycinet, Cranbrook, Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard

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