23 days in Tasmania Itinerary

23 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
1
Wynyard
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Launceston
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
St Helens
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Port Arthur
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Wynyard

Wynyard ©
Wynyard is a rural town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia, about 17km west of Burnie. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): let little ones run wild at Burnie Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, enjoy the sea views from Rocky Cape Lighthouse, and then take a memorable drive along Boat Harbour Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Wynyard route builder app.

Sydney to Wynyard is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Wynyard to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Wynyard

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Burnie Park, Rocky Cape Lighthouse, The Nut State Reserve, Preston Falls
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:
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Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Cataract Gorge Reserve and Alum Cliffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Delamere Vineyards (in Pipers Brook), Lost Farm Barnbougle Golf Course (in Bridport) and 3 Willows Vineyard (in Red Hills). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Entally House, indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience, do a tasting at Loira Vines, and wander the streets of Tasmania’s Town of Murals.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston online attractions planner.

You can drive from Wynyard to Launceston in 2 hours. October in Launceston sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sidmouth, Rowella, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, Delamere Vineyards, Tasmania’s Town of Murals
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 3:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Entally House ©
Entally House
Delamere Vineyards ©
Delamere Vineyards

3
nights
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.
Visiting Bay of Fires Conservation Area and Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from St Helens: Chinese Heritage Mining Area (in Branxholm), Little Blue Lake (in South Mount Cameron) and Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails (in Derby). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Shop in the Bush, admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, and identify plant and animal life at St Helens Point Conservation Area.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read St Helens trip planner.

You can drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in St Helens are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Chinese Heritage Mining Area, Little Blue Lake, Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Halls Falls
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 6:
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails ©
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails

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 outdoors at Wineglass Bay Lookout and Freycinet National Park. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Coles Bay Jetty and Friendly Beaches. When in Coles Bay, make a side trip to see Spiky Beach Conservation Area in Swansea, approximately Swansea away. The adventure continues: stroll through Wineglass Bay, learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Coles Bay online holiday builder.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Freycinet, Cranbrook, Spiky Beach Conservation Area, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Stewarts Bay and Fortescue Bay. Get outdoors at Three Capes Track and Waterfall Bay. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maria Island National Park, and pause for some photo ops at Dog Line.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur day trip site.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Maria Island National Park, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 14:
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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
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.
Visit Cockle Creek and Seven Mile Beach for some beach relaxation. Visiting Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Mount Wellington will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: South Cape Bay (in Southwest National Park), Opossum Bay Beach (in Opossum Bay) and Shene Distillery (in Pontville). There's much more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bellerive Beach, do a tasting at Pressing Matters, and steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hobart online trip planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November in Hobart, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pressing Matters, Cockle Creek, Bellerive Beach, South Cape Bay, Opossum Bay Beach
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Cascade Brewery ©
Cascade Brewery
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

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