22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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

1
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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 7th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Baptist Chuch and then have fun at Tasmanian Bushland Garden. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Maria Island National Park, then do a tasting at Darlington Vineyard, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Raspins Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Orford road trip planning site.

Sydney to Orford is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in March; daily highs in Orford reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Orford

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Buckland, Maria Island National Park
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Raspins Beach ©
Raspins Beach
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.
Visit Friendly Beaches and Coles Bay Jetty for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Spiky Beach Conservation Area and Freycinet National Park. Change things up with a short trip to Denison Beach in Bicheno (about 32 minutes away). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay, view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Coles Bay tour planning tool.

You can drive from Orford to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bicheno, Freycinet, Spiky Beach Conservation Area, Gala Estate Vineyard
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
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St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): go for a walk through Bay of Fires, then stroll through Bay of Fires Conservation Area, then explore the galleries of Suncoast Gallery, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, then admire the sheer force of Halls Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Falls Reserve.

Take the guesswork out of planning a St Helens vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Coles Bay to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in St Helens are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bay of Fires, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, St Columba Falls Reserve, Halls Falls
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Halls Falls ©
Halls Falls

4
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Cataract Gorge Reserve and Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Ulverstone (Preston Falls & Leven Canyon), Platypus House (in Beauty Point) and Gunns Plains Caves (in Gunns Plains). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Coles Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and walk around City Park.

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Traveling by car from St Helens to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Mole Creek, Ulverstone, Devonport, Platypus House, Gunns Plains Caves
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

3
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Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Step out of the city life by going to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Ocean Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Iron Blow Lookout (in Gormanston) and Queenstown (Kelly Basin, Mount Jukes, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, trek along Franklin River Nature Trail, and examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Strahan day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Queenstown, Franklin River Nature Trail, Iron Blow Lookout
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Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Fortescue Bay and Tessellated Pavement. We've included these beaches for you: Stewarts Bay and Safety Cove Beach. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Three Capes Track, get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, take an in-depth tour of The Parsonage, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lime Bay State Reserve.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Port Arthur route planner.

You can drive from Strahan to Port Arthur in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Eaglehawk Neck
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay
Stewarts Bay ©
Stewarts Bay

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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Cockle Creek and Seven Mile Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Kingston Beach. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to South Cape Bay in Southwest National Park--about 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, admire the landmark architecture of Constitution Dock, get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, and kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hobart holiday maker.

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Hobart are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Cockle Creek, South Cape Bay, Kingston Beach, The Sensory Tasmania
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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