30 days in Tasmania Itinerary

30 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Fly to Devonport Airport, Drive to Gunns Plains
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Gunns Plains
— 1 night
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Launceston
— 9 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 6 nights
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Drive to Kettering, Ferry to Bruny, Drive to Bruny Island
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Bruny Island
— 5 nights
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Drive to Bruny, Ferry to Kettering, Drive to Hobart
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Hobart
— 8 nights
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Gunns Plains

— 1 night
On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Wings Wildlife Park, then Head underground at Gunns Plains Caves, then do a tasting at Leven Valley Vineyard, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hellyer Gorge.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gunns Plains route website.

Perth to Gunns Plains is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Gunns Plains is 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Perth in September; daily highs in Gunns Plains reach 14°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Gunns Plains

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Wineries

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Launceston

— 9 nights

The Heart of Tasmania

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 explore and learn at Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum and The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery. Step off the beaten path and head to Holm Oak Vineyards and Prestige Tours Tasmania. Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Iron Pot Bay Vineyard (in Rowella), Sidmouth (Loira Vines, Swinging Gate Vineyard, &more) and Low Head (Low Head Penguin Tours & The Low Head Lighthouse). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Island Wetlands, Head underground at Marakoopa Cave, admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls, and steep yourself in history at Entally House.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston day trip app.

Traveling by car from Gunns Plains to Launceston takes 2 hours. In September in Launceston, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Coles Bay

— 6 nights
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 some cultural insight at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Spiky Bridge. Step off the beaten path and head to Freycinet National Park and Friendly Beaches. Go for a jaunt from Coles Bay to Cranbrook to see Spring Vale Wines about 34 minutes away. Spend a day of island exploring on the 13th (Mon) at Maria Island National Park. There's still lots to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb, kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay, and enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 17:

Bruny Island

— 5 nights
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Get some cultural insight at Cape Bruny Lighthouse and Forestvale Design Centre. Take a break from the city and head to South Bruny National Park and Inala Nature Tours. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration, learn about winemaking at Bruny Island Premium Wines, stop by Bruny Island Honey, and don't miss a visit to The Neck.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bruny Island online trip itinerary planner.

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. In September, daytime highs in Bruny Island are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 22:

Hobart

— 8 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

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.
St. David's Cathedral and Hobart Convict Penitentiary will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Maritime Museum OF Tasmania and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton), Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider (in Huonville) and Raptor Refuge (in Kettering). The adventure continues: gain some tasty knowledge on Drink Tasmania Premium Tours, kick back and relax at Kingston Beach, steep yourself in history at Port Arthur Historic Site, and do a tasting at Puddleduck Vineyard.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hobart route planning website.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Hobart in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 30:

Tasmania travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · Art Museums · Mountains
Unspoiled beauty and colorful nature are the hallmarks of Tasmania, Australia’s smallest state. This picturesque island boasts some of the country’s most attractive stretches of coastline and a number of distinctive, forested mountain ranges. The state capital, Hobart, serves as an ideal base for exploration of the island’s interior and opulent beaches.