22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Hobart
— 4 nights
2
Port Arthur
— 4 nights
3
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
4
Strahan
— 2 nights
5
Stanley
— 3 nights
6
Launceston
— 4 nights

4
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.
Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart online itinerary 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 a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Brisbane in October, with highs in Hobart at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Richmond Bridge, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)

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 Port Arthur's surroundings by going to Coal Mines Historic Site (in Saltwater River) and Waterfall Bay (in Eaglehawk Neck). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Port Arthur Historic Site, identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, and contemplate the long history of Australian Convict Sites.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur route maker tool.

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Coal Mines Historic Site, Maria Island National Park, Waterfall Bay, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 29:
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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

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 Coles Bay's surroundings by going to Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands), East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno) and Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook). There's much more to do: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb.

Discover how to plan a Coles Bay trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, St Helens, Melshell Oyster Shack, Spring Vale Wines
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 2:
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Mt Amos Climb ©
Mt Amos Climb

2
nights
Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 3rd (Tue), see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Frenchmans Cap and then trek along Kelly Basin.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Strahan online route planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Strahan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Frenchmans Cap, Kelly Basin
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 4:
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Frenchmans Cap ©
Frenchmans Cap
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

3
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Explore Stanley's surroundings by going to Boat Harbour Beach (in Wynyard), Arthur River (Edge of the World & Boat Tours & Water Sports) and Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden (in Burnie). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, explore the galleries of Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, stop by The Angel's Share, and get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Stanley trip builder.

You can drive from Strahan to Stanley in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Stanley can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Arthur River, Boat Harbour Beach, Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 7:
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden ©
Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield) and Beauty Point (Seahorse World & Platypus House). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and do a tasting at The Pinot Shop.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Launceston attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Launceston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Launceston, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Honey Tasmania - The Beehive, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 11:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

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