22 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania's East Coast travel route planner

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  33 h
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
Coles Bay
— 8 nights
Fly:  32 h
End: London


Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Step off the beaten path and head to Raspins Beach and Darlington Vineyard. It doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Three Thumbs Lookout.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Orford travel route builder tool.

London, UK to Orford is an approximately 33-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Orford is 10 hours. Traveling from London in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Orford: highs are around 22°C and lows about 10°C. On the 8th (Sun), you're off to Scamander.

Things to do in Orford

Beaches Parks Wineries
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Darlington Vineyard ©
Darlington Vineyard
Raspins Beach ©
Raspins Beach
Three Thumbs Lookout ©
Three Thumbs Lookout


Scamander ©
Scamander is a small town at the mouth of the Scamander River between St Helens and St Marys on the north-east coast of Tasmania in Australia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St Columba Falls Reserve and Scamander River Golf Course. Take a break from the city and head to Douglas-Apsley National Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Scamander: St Helens (Priory Ridge, The Shop in the Bush, &more), Bay of Fires (in Binalong Bay) and Pyengana Dairy (in Pyengana). The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Eureka Farm, take in the exciting artwork at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, browse the exhibits of Suncoast Gallery, and see the interesting displays at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Scamander online trip builder.

Getting from Orford to Scamander by car takes about 2 hours. In November in Scamander, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Scamander

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

St Helens, Pyengana, St Marys, Bay of Fires, Douglas-Apsley National Park
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St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve
Douglas-Apsley National Park ©
Douglas-Apsley National Park
Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course ©

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Friendly Beaches and Hazards Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Wineglass Bay and Spiky Beach Conservation Area. Explore Coles Bay's surroundings by going to Bicheno (East Coast Natureworld & Denison Beach) and Swansea (Kate's Berry Farm, Spiky Bridge, &more). And it doesn't end there: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, do a tasting at Milton Vineyard, make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip planner.

Drive from Scamander to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Swansea
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Hazards Beach ©
Hazards Beach
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay