21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
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

2
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Waterfall Bay. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Coal Mines Historic Site and Lime Bay State Reserve. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul, steep yourself in history at Port Arthur Historic Site, and see the interesting displays at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Port Arthur day trip planner.

Sydney to Port Arthur is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. In April, Port Arthur is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time 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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Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

5
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Seven Mile Beach and Long Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site. 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 still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to 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
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 13:
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

2
nights
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 14th (Tue): stop by Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, get engrossed in the history at West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, and then see the interesting displays at Eric Thomas Galley Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Strahan trip planner.

Drive from Hobart to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. On the 15th (Wed), 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
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 15:
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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

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 16th (Thu), take a peaceful walk through Cradle Mountain and then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind The Wall in the Wilderness and then contemplate the waterfront views at Franklin River Nature Trail.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough 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

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 18th (Sat): join in the after-dark buzz at Turners Beach Berry Patch, look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park, thenstop by World Of Marbles, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Albert Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): stop by Under The Oak, handmade gallery and gifts and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coles Beach.

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

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Devonport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Devonport can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 19:
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Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach
Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Turners Beach Berry Patch ©
Turners Beach Berry Patch

5
nights
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.
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Brickendon Colonial Farm Village and Delamere Vineyards. Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Brickendon Estate (in Longford) and Goaty Hill Wines (in Kayena). And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, revel in the low prices at Waverly Woolen Mills Factory Outlet, look for gifts at Honey Tasmania, and walk around City Park.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Devonport to Launceston by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Launceston are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Longford, Evandale Sunday Market, Goaty Hill Wines, Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 24:
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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

2
nights
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 25th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Coles Bay. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Spring Vale Wines, thendo a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, thenlearn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and finally see the interesting displays at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Freycinet, Cranbrook, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 26:
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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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