22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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

1
night
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 26th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Darlington Vineyard and then get great views at Three Thumbs Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): head off the coast to Maria Island National Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Bushland Garden, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Baptist Chuch.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Orford trip itinerary builder website.

Sydney to Orford is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in March, with highs in Orford at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Orford

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Buckland, Maria Island National Park
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Tasmanian Bushland Garden ©
Tasmanian Bushland Garden
Darlington Vineyard ©
Darlington Vineyard

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Coles Bay side-trips: St Columba Waterfall (in St Helens), Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands) and East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno). There's lots more to do: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the galleries of Waubs Bay Gallery, and enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay day trip site.

Traveling by car from Orford to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Bicheno, St Columba Waterfall, Gala Estate Vineyard, Melshell Oyster Shack, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Mt Amos Climb ©
Mt Amos Climb

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 Gunns Plains (Wings Wildlife Park & Gunns Plains Caves), Preston Falls (in Ulverstone) and Beauty Point (Seahorse World & Platypus House). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, and contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Launceston online tour builder.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In March in Launceston, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Gunns Plains, Beauty Point, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Woolmers Estate, Preston Falls
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 5th (Mon), examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Frenchmans Cap and then trek along Kelly Basin.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Strahan itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Frenchmans Cap, Kelly Basin
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Frenchmans Cap ©
Frenchmans Cap
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

5
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.
Step out of Port Arthur with an excursion to Waterfall Bay in Eaglehawk Neck--about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, contemplate the long history of Australian Convict Sites, tour the pleasant surroundings at Stewarts Bay, and don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Port Arthur online trip builder.

Drive from Strahan to Port Arthur in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul

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.
When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately Brighton away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), The Sensory Tasmania
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 16:
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

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