22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
2
Orford
— 1 night
3
Port Arthur
— 4 nights
4
Hobart
— 5 nights
5
Strahan
— 2 nights
6
Gunns Plains
— 1 night
7
Launceston
— 4 nights

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Spiky Beach Conservation Area (in Swansea), Bicheno (Denison Beach & East Coast Natureworld) and Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands). The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park, take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout, learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip planner.

Gladstone to Coles Bay is an approximately 35.5-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Spiky Beach Conservation Area, Gala Estate Vineyard, Melshell Oyster Shack
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 27:
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): experience rural life at Twamley Farm, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John the Baptist Chuch, let the kids burn off some steam at Tasmanian Bushland Garden, then do a tasting at Darlington Vineyard, and finally kick back and relax at Raspins Beach.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Orford day trip planning website.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Orford in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Orford are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Orford

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trip

Buckland
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Raspins Beach ©
Raspins Beach
Twamley Farm ©
Twamley Farm
Darlington Vineyard ©
Darlington Vineyard

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Port Arthur to Eaglehawk Neck to see Waterfall Bay about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, steep yourself in history at Government Farm, identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and admire all the interesting features of Tessellated Pavement.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Port Arthur trip builder tool.

You can drive from Orford to Port Arthur in 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 3:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

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.
Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Brighton to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, and get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hobart road trip planning website.

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Berriedale, Bellerive Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Kingston Beach
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 8:
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market

2
nights
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 9th (Mon): examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Frenchmans Cap and then hike along Kelly Basin.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Strahan attractions planner.

Getting from Hobart to Strahan by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gunns Plains.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Kelly Basin, Frenchmans Cap
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 10:
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Frenchmans Cap ©
Frenchmans Cap
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

1
night
Gunns Plains

Gunns Plains ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Gunns Plains Caves, look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park, then stop by Wilmot Country Store, and finally learn about winemaking at Leven Valley Vineyard.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Gunns Plains online trip maker.

You can drive from Strahan to Gunns Plains in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in March, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Gunns Plains

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trip

Wilmot Country Store
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 11:
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Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Wilmot Country Store ©
Wilmot Country Store

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Seahorse World (in Beauty Point) and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and stroll around City Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston online trip planner.

You can drive from Gunns Plains to Launceston in 2 hours. When traveling from Gunns Plains in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Launceston, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Seahorse World, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 15:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania

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