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. Coal Mines Historic Site and Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul, explore the galleries of Port Arthur Historic Site, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lime Bay State Reserve.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur online trip planner.

Sydney to Port Arthur is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney in March, things will get slightly colder in Port Arthur: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (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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Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Coal Mines Historic Site ©
Coal Mines Historic Site

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.
Visit Battery Point Sculpture Trail and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site for their historical value. Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Nolan Art Gallery & School are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Tahune Forest AirWalk (in Geeveston), Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate (in Kettering) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery, and get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart trip maker tool.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Hobart, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

2
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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 24th (Tue): look for gifts at Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, take an in-depth tour of West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, and then examine the collection at Eric Thomas Galley Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Strahan travel route app.

Drive from Hobart to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Eric Thomas Galley Museum, West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, Sarah Island Historic Site
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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Cradle Mountain and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind The Wall in the Wilderness and then take a peaceful walk through Franklin River Nature Trail.

Planning Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Devonport.

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

Parks Nature 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 28th (Sat): join in the after-dark buzz at Turners Beach Berry Patch, thenlook 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. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Under The Oak, handmade gallery and gifts and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coles Beach.

To find reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Devonport trip maker.

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. In March, daytime highs in Devonport are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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.
Head to Goaty Hill Wines and Evandale Sunday Marketfor some retail therapy. Explore hidden gems such as Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Brickendon Colonial Farm Village. Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Delamere Vineyards (in Pipers Brook) and Brickendon Estate (in Longford). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, stroll around City Park, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and take in the exciting artwork at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston road trip planning website.

You can drive from Devonport to Launceston in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. March in Launceston sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Longford, Delamere Vineyards, Evandale Sunday Market, Goaty Hill Wines, 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

2
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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 4th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, thentrek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Coles Bay. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Spring Vale Wines, thendo a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, thendo a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and finally see the interesting displays at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay day trip planning 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wineries Nature

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Freycinet, Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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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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