24 days in Tasmania Itinerary

24 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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24 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Richmond
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Launceston
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Devonport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Tullah
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
9
Zeehan
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
10
Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
11
Queenstown
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
Derwent Bridge
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
13
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
14
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Perth

2
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.
To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner .

Perth to Hobart is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) is 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Perth in January, with highs in Hobart at 26°C and lows at 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Richmond.

Things to do in Hobart

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Seven Mile Beach, Kingston Beach, Roches Beach
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Kingston Beach ©
Kingston Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

1
night
Richmond

Richmond ©
Richmond is a town in Tasmania about 25 km north-east of Hobart, in the Coal River region, between the Midland Highway and Tasman Highway. You've added Richmond Bridge, Lafayette on Bridge, Richmond Maze and Tearooms, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): examine the collection at Old Hobart Town Model Village, snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, stop by Lafayette on Bridge, then have some family-friendly fun at Richmond Maze and Tearooms, then get curious at Pooseum, and finally admire the striking features of Oak Lodge.

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Richmond is just a short distance from Hobart. February in Richmond sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums Fun & Games Shopping
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Old Hobart Town Model Village ©
Old Hobart Town Model Village
Pooseum ©
Pooseum
Lafayette on Bridge ©
Lafayette on Bridge

2
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.
You've now added Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Australian Convict Sites and Stewarts Bay. The Church and The Separate Prison will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Port Arthur with a short trip to Waterfall Bay in Eaglehawk Neck, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of The Parsonage.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Port Arthur road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Richmond to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, Waterfall Bay
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The Separate Prison ©
The Separate Prison
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites
The Church ©
The Church

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): let little ones run wild at Melshell Oyster Shack, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Spiky Bridge and then kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay.

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Drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Freycinet, Spiky Bridge, Melshell Oyster Shack
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Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack

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 discover tucked-away gems like Lilydale Falls and Design Centre Tasmania. Museum-lovers will appreciate Franklin House and The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery. There's more to do: do a tasting at Entally House and examine the collection at City Park Radio Museum.

Plan trip to Launceston with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Coles Bay to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls
Franklin House ©
Franklin House
Entally House ©
Entally House

1
night
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Devonport trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Launceston to Devonport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daily temperatures in Devonport can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Devonport

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 11:
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Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach
Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame ©
Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park vacation maker website .

Traveling by car from Devonport to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Tullah.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Nature Parks
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

few
hours
Tullah

Tullah
Tullah is a town in the northern part of the West Coast Range, on the west coast of Tasmania, about 111 km south of Burnie. To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tullah day trip planner .

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Tullah in 3.5 hours. You'll set off for Zeehan on the 13th (Thu).

Things to do in Tullah

Nature Parks Museums
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few
hours
Zeehan

Zeehan
Zeehan is a town on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia 139km south-west of Burnie. For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Zeehan online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Tullah to Zeehan in an hour. You'll set off for Strahan on the 13th (Thu).

Things to do in Zeehan

Museums Nature Parks
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2
nights
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): stop by Wilderness Woodworks Strahan and then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Strahan trip website .

Traveling by car from Zeehan to Strahan takes an hour. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for Queenstown.

Things to do in Strahan

Shopping Beaches Outdoors
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Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan ©
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan

1
night
Queenstown

Queenstown ©
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Jukes, then take some stellar pictures from Iron Blow Lookout, and then examine the collection at Eric Thomas Galley Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Queenstown day trip app .

Traveling by car from Strahan to Queenstown takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Queenstown

Museums Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Iron Blow Lookout
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Spion Kop Lookout ©
Spion Kop Lookout
Horsetail Falls
Horsetail Falls
Iron Blow Lookout ©
Iron Blow Lookout

few
hours
Derwent Bridge

Derwent Bridge
Derwent Bridge is a locality on the Lyell Highway at the southern edge of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.It is just south of Lake St Clair and the Lake St Clair visitor centre; and it is north of Lake King William and the Butlers Gorge Power Station.It is also the last inhabited location before Linda Valley in the West Coast Range - this section of the highway passes through the Wild Rivers National Park. To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Derwent Bridge trip planner .

Getting from Queenstown to Derwent Bridge by car takes about 1.5 hours. You'll set off for Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls and then get a new perspective on nature at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery.

Plan a Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Derwent Bridge to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. You'll set off for Hobart on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Museums Nature Parks
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4
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Russell Falls. Get a sense of the local culture at Sullivans Cove and Runnymede House. Museum-lovers will appreciate Narryna Heritage Museum and Channel Museum. See even more of Hobart: explore the activities along Sandy Bay.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hobart tour builder tool .

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Hobart by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Channel Museum, Russell Falls
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 22:
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Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Runnymede House ©
Runnymede House
Narryna Heritage Museum ©
Narryna Heritage Museum

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