24 days in Tasmania Itinerary

24 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
2
Hobart
— 5 nights
3
Strahan
— 2 nights
4
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
5
Devonport
— 1 night
6
Launceston
— 5 nights
7
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
8
Bruny Island
— 3 nights

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.
Appreciate the collections at The Parsonage and Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Australian Convict Sites and The Guard Tower. Step out of Port Arthur to go to Eaglehawk Neck and see Waterfall Bay, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at The Separate Prison, look for all kinds of wild species at Lime Bay State Reserve, appreciate the history behind Dog Line, and explore the striking landscape at Shipstern Bluff.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur itinerary builder app.

Sydney to Port Arthur is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in March: high temperatures in Port Arthur hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur
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Lime Bay State Reserve ©
Lime Bay State Reserve
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites
The Separate Prison ©
The Separate Prison

5
nights
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Seven Mile Beach and Kingston Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Salamanca Arts Centre and Channel Museum. When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate in Kettering, approximately Kettering away. The adventure continues: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, browse the fresh offerings at Farm Gate Market, get engrossed in the history at Narryna Heritage Museum, and stop by Sullivans Cove.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Hobart travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Hobart are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate, Seven Mile Beach, 40th Anniversary of the Tasman Bridge Disaster, Kingston Beach, Channel Museum
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River Rafting & Tubing
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
St. David's Cathedral ©
St. David's Cathedral

2
nights
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): stop by Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, get engrossed in the history at West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, and then see the interesting displays at Eric Thomas Galley Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Strahan trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Eric Thomas Galley Museum, Sarah Island Historic Site, West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
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West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
Sarah Island Historic Site ©
Sarah Island Historic Site
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan ©
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan

3
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 (Thu): admire the sheer force of Cradle Mountain and then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind The Wall in the Wilderness and then take a peaceful walk through Franklin River Nature Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online road trip planner.

Drive from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Devonport.

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

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Franklin River Nature Trail, The Wall in the Wilderness
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get a taste of local nightlife at Turners Beach Berry Patch, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park, then look for gifts at World Of Marbles, and finally view the masterpieces at Albert Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Under The Oak, handmade gallery and gifts and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coles Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Devonport trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Devonport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Devonport can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Sheffield, Turners Beach Berry Patch, Under The Oak, handmade gallery and gifts, Wings Wildlife Park
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Turners Beach Berry Patch ©
Turners Beach Berry Patch
World Of Marbles ©
World Of Marbles

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.
Shop till you drop at Design Centre Tasmania and The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at Brickendon Colonial Farm Village and Franklin House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Bay of Fires Wines (in Pipers River), Rowella (Iron Pot Bay Vineyard & Holm Oak Vineyards) and Delamere Vineyards (in Pipers Brook). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, and don't miss a visit to The Town Clock.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Launceston visit planner.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Launceston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rowella, Longford, Bay of Fires Wines, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, Loira Vines
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Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard ©
Iron Pot Bay Vineyard
Holm Oak Vineyards ©
Holm Oak Vineyards

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.
On the 21st (Sat), enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, then get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Coles Bay. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Spring Vale Wines, then do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, then learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and finally see the interesting displays at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay trip maker tool.

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wineries · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Freycinet, Cranbrook, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration
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Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard

3
nights
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Bruny Island Quarantine Station, then view the masterpieces at Art at The Point Gallery, and then look for gifts at Bruny Island Providore. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Bruny Island History Room and then stroll through Labillardiere Peninsula Walk.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bruny Island holiday maker.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Coles Bay to Bruny Island takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks · Museums · Outdoors
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Bruny Island Quarantine Station ©
Bruny Island Quarantine Station
Bruny Island History Room ©
Bruny Island History Room
Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration ©
Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration

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