29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Launceston
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Orford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Port Arthur
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Derwent Bridge
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Stanley
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Sheffield
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield), Marion's Vineyard (in Deviot) and Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Launceston trip maker app .

Brisbane to Launceston is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in February; daily highs in Launceston reach 28°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Bridestowe Lavender Estate, Woolmers Estate, Marion's Vineyard
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 28:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: St Columba Waterfall (in St Helens), East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno) and Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park, learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Swansea, Melshell Oyster Shack, St Columba Waterfall, Gala Estate Vineyard
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 3:
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

1
night
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. On the 4th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Tasmanian Bushland Garden, experience rural life at Twamley Farm, take some stellar pictures from Three Thumbs Lookout, then do a tasting at Darlington Vineyard, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Raspins Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Orford day trip planner .

Getting from Coles Bay to Orford by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Orford are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Orford

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trip

Buckland
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 4:
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Raspins Beach ©
Raspins Beach
Twamley Farm ©
Twamley Farm
Tasmanian Bushland Garden ©
Tasmanian Bushland Garden

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.
Take a break from Port Arthur with a short trip to Waterfall Bay in Eaglehawk Neck, about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maria Island National Park, identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Port Arthur trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Orford to Port Arthur takes 2 hours. In March in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tasmania, Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 8:
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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

5
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.
Hobart is known for nature, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, take in the views from Richmond Bridge, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hobart travel route planning website .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Richmond, Bellerive Beach, Kingston Beach, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)

3
nights
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. Explore Derwent Bridge's surroundings by going to Queenstown (Nelson Falls, Eric Thomas Galley Museum, & more) and Tarraleah Power Station Lookout (in Tarraleah). There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at The Wall in the Wilderness, explore the activities along Gordon River, admire the sheer force of Montezuma Falls, and take in the awesome beauty at Frenchmans Cap.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Derwent Bridge trip maker site .

You can drive from Hobart to Derwent Bridge in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tasmania, Queenstown, Tarraleah Power Station Lookout
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 16:
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Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness
Montezuma Falls ©
Montezuma Falls

4
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Edge of the World (in Arthur River), Wynyard (Boat Harbour Beach & Table Cape Lighthouse Experience) and Dip River Forest Reserve (in Mawbanna). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum, make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk, and stop by Providore 24.

Start your trip to Stanley by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Derwent Bridge to Stanley takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sheffield.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Wynyard, Edge of the World, Dip River Forest Reserve
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach

3
nights
Sheffield

Sheffield
Sheffield is a town 23 kilometres inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Get out of town with these interesting Sheffield side-trips: Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Devils @ Cradle & Dove Lake Circuit) and Mole Creek (Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary & Mole Creek Caves). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Tasmania’s Town of Murals, get in on the family fun at Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot, make a trip to Mosaic Pathway, and see the interesting displays at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Sheffield sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Sheffield takes 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Sheffield can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sheffield

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Mole Creek, House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary

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