22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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

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.
Step out of Hobart to go to Brighton and see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, get interesting insight from Tours, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip planner.

Brisbane to Hobart is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Brisbane in March, with highs in Hobart at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Berriedale, Richmond Bridge, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Moonah Arts Centre
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Arthur: Coal Mines Historic Site (in Saltwater River) and Waterfall Bay (in Eaglehawk Neck). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, make a trip to Remarkable Cave, appreciate the history behind Dog Line, and take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Port Arthur trip app.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Coal Mines Historic Site, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

2
nights
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Baptist Chuch, and then let little ones run wild at Tasmanian Bushland Garden. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at Redbanks, experience rural life at Twamley Farm, and then take some stellar pictures from Three Thumbs Lookout.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Orford trip maker.

Getting from Port Arthur to Orford by car takes about 2 hours. March in Orford sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Orford

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Buckland, Tasmania
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Twamley Farm ©
Twamley Farm
Tasmanian Bushland Garden ©
Tasmanian Bushland Garden

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno), Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands) and St Columba Waterfall (in St Helens). And it doesn't end there: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay travel planner.

Drive from Orford to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Gala Estate Vineyard, Melshell Oyster Shack, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, St Columba Waterfall
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 25:
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Mt Amos Climb ©
Mt Amos Climb

1
night
Derwent Bridge

Derwent Bridge ©
Derwent Bridge is a locality on the Lyell Highway at the southern edge of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.It is just south of Lake St Clair and the Lake St Clair visitor centre; and it is north of Lake King William and the Butlers Gorge Power Station.It is also the last inhabited location before Linda Valley in the West Coast Range - this section of the highway passes through the Wild Rivers National Park. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at The Wall in the Wilderness, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Franklin River Nature Trail.

Plan a trip to Derwent Bridge easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Derwent Bridge in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Franklin River Nature Trail
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Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park ©
Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness

2
nights
Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): 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. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean Beach and then hike along Kelly Basin.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Strahan road trip website.

You can drive from Derwent Bridge to Strahan in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Kelly Basin
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

3
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.
Step out of Launceston with an excursion to Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre in Beaconsfield--about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, browse the exhibits of Design Centre Tasmania, stroll around City Park, and take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Launceston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Launceston sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

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