31 days in Tasmania Itinerary

31 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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31 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Hobart
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Eaglehawk Neck
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Coles Bay
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
St Helens
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Ulverstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Launceston
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Sydney

7
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Russell Falls and Tahune Forest AirWalk. Visit St. David's Cathedral and Richmond Gaol for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Redlands Estate in New Norfolk (about 48 minutes away). Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at South Bruny National Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at The Neck, steep yourself in history at May Queen, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bruny Island Quarantine Station, and see Multi-day Tours.

To find out how to plan a trip to Hobart, use our trip itinerary maker.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, Hobart is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bruny Island, Richmond, Russell Falls, Redlands Estate, Hartz Mountains National Park
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Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
The Neck ©
The Neck
Hartz Mountains National Park ©
Hartz Mountains National Park

4
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Maria Island National Park and Coal Mines Historic Site. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cape Raoul and Government Farm.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Eaglehawk Neck trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck in 1.5 hours. In March in Eaglehawk Neck, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Taranna, Coal Mines Historic Site, Maria Island National Park
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul

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.
Take a break from the city and head to East Coast Natureworld and Wineglass Bay. Explore hidden gems such as Freycinet National Park and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Change things up with these side-trips from Coles Bay: Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands) and Spiky Bridge (in Swansea). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Friendly Beaches, do a tasting at Milton Vineyard, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and make a trip to Mt Amos Climb.

To find other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip app .

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Swansea, Melshell Oyster Shack, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Ross Bridge
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bay of Fires Conservation Area and St Columba Falls Reserve. Step out of the city life by going to St Columba Waterfall and Evercreech Forest Reserve. Get out of town with these interesting St Helens side-trips: Ralphs Falls (in Perth (Tasmania)), Pyengana Dairy (in Pyengana) and Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings (in Legerwood). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Mathinna Falls, explore the galleries of Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, and relax in the rural setting at Eureka Farm.

For photos, other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, use the St Helens day trip planning app .

Getting from Coles Bay to St Helens by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March in St Helens, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pyengana, Mathinna, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings, Eureka Farm
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Get in touch with nature at Lake St. Clair and Devils @ Cradle. Step off the beaten path and head to Hellyer Gorge and Larmairremener tabelti. It doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Barn Bluff and admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls.

Before you visit Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ulverstone.

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

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Hellyer Gorge
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Hellyer Gorge ©
Hellyer Gorge

2
nights
Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Gunns Plains Caves, and then examine the collection at Don River Railway. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Giant Penguin, look for all kinds of wild species at Penguin Observation Centre, then take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Devils Gate Dam.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ulverstone travel planning website .

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Ulverstone in 3.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Ulverstone are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Gunns Plains, Don River Railway, Giant Penguin, Penguin Observation Centre, Devils Gate Dam
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Penguin Observation Centre ©
Penguin Observation Centre
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves

6
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary and Mole Creek Caves. Take a break from the city and head to Platypus House and Tamar Island Wetlands. Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: John Temple Gallery (in Westbury), Marakoopa Cave (in Mole Creek) and Liffey Falls (in Deloraine). There's still lots to do: appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, steep yourself in history at Duck Reach Power Station, and do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards.

To see maps, other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston visit planner.

Getting from Ulverstone to Launceston by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mole Creek, Beauty Point, Liffey Falls, Alum Cliffs, Holm Oak Vineyards
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Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Platypus House ©
Platypus House

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