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.
Coal Mines Historic Site and Cape Raoul will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur and Port Arthur Historic Site. Step out of Port Arthur to go to Eaglehawk Neck and see Waterfall Bay, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur trip maker tool.

Sydney to Port Arthur is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in March, with highs in Port Arthur at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Taranna, Coal Mines Historic Site, Waterfall Bay
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site. Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Hobart Convict Penitentiary are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Tahune Forest AirWalk (in Geeveston), Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate (in Kettering). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery, and shop like a local with Salamanca Market.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hobart tour planner.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Hobart are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Tahune Forest AirWalk, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate, Seven Mile Beach
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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.
On the 11th (Wed), stop by Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, then get engrossed in the history at West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, and then examine the collection at Eric Thomas Galley Museum.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Strahan road trip planning site.

You can drive from Hobart to Strahan in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to 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 13th (Fri): 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 delve into the lush surroundings at Franklin River Nature Trail.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Devonport.

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

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

The Wall in the Wilderness, Franklin River Nature Trail
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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 15th (Sun), join in the after-dark buzz at Turners Beach Berry Patch, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park, then look for gifts at World Of Marbles, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Albert Gallery. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Under The Oak, handmade gallery and gifts and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coles Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Devonport trip website.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Devonport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. March in Devonport sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Brickendon Colonial Farm Village and Brickendon Estate. Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Delamere Vineyards (in Pipers Brook) and Goaty Hill Wines (in Kayena). There's still lots to do: appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, contemplate the long history of Entally House, walk around City Park, and explore the galleries of Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston day trip planner.

Drive from Devonport to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Launceston, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Longford, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, Delamere Vineyards, Evandale Sunday Market
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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 22nd (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Coles Bay. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Spring Vale Wines, then learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, then learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and finally examine the collection at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration.

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

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Nature · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

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

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