29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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St Helens
— 2 nights
2
Coles Bay
— 5 nights
3
Port Arthur
— 5 nights
4
Bruny Island
— 2 nights
5
Hobart
— 7 nights
6
Strahan
— 2 nights
7
Launceston
— 5 nights

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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.
On the 25th (Thu), admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the St Helens driving holiday planner.

Sydney to St Helens is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Sydney in February, expect St Helens to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pyengana, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Freycinet National Park and Mt Amos Climb. Change things up with these side-trips from Coles Bay: East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno) and Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay, learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, examine the collection at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, and visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Bicheno, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Melshell Oyster Shack, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

5
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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'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Three Capes Track and Fortescue Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Tasman National Park & Tasman Arch). Spend a day of island exploring on the 6th (Sat) at Maria Island National Park. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, pause for some photo ops at Dog Line, make a trip to Remarkable Cave, and explore the activities along Stewarts Bay.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Port Arthur online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna, Maria Island National Park
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 9:
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site

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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 10th (Wed): hike along Fluted Cape Trail and then identify plant and animal life at The Neck. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Bruny National Park.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bruny Island route planner.

You can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi from Port Arthur to Bruny Island in 5.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Bruny Island are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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The Neck ©
The Neck
South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park

7
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like North Hobart and Tasman Bridge. When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately Brighton away. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, steep yourself in history at Richmond Gaol, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. David's Cathedral.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In March in Hobart, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Richmond Gaol, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
North Hobart ©
North Hobart

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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 19th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Jukes, stop by Zeehan Rock Shop, then get engrossed in the history at West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, and finally get outside with Henty Dunes. On your second day here, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Strahan online trip builder.

Getting from Hobart to Strahan by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Zeehan, Mount Jukes
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

5
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Tamar Valley and Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World) and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield). Dedicate the 25th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, and get a sense of history and politics at City of Launceston Town Hall.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Launceston trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Strahan to Launceston in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Honey Tasmania - The Beehive
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 25:
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
National Automobile Museum of Tasmania ©
National Automobile Museum of Tasmania

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