43 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

43 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

— 12 nights
Coles Bay
— 13 nights
— 14 nights


Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Discover out-of-the-way places like Three Thumbs Lookout and Darlington Vineyard. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Raspins Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Orford trip builder website.

Milan, Italy to Orford is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Milan to Orford. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Milan in December: highs in Orford hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. You will leave for Coles Bay on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Orford

Outdoors Wineries Beaches
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Raspins Beach ©
Raspins Beach
Darlington Vineyard ©
Darlington Vineyard
Three Thumbs Lookout ©
Three Thumbs Lookout

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Friendly Beaches and Spiky Beach Conservation Area. Get outdoors at Wineglass Bay and Denison Beach. Explore Coles Bay's surroundings by going to Swansea (Kate's Berry Farm, East Coast Heritage Museum, &more) and East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno). Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Hazards Beach, trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Coles Bay day trip planner.

You can drive from Orford to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. On the 16th (Sat), you're off to Scamander.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Swansea
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Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches
Hazards Beach ©
Hazards Beach


Scamander ©
Scamander is a small town at the mouth of the Scamander River between St Helens and St Marys on the north-east coast of Tasmania in Australia. Get in touch with nature at St Columba Falls Reserve and Scamander River Golf Course. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Eureka Farm and Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Scamander: St Helens (The Shop in the Bush, Priory Ridge, &more), Pyengana Dairy (in Pyengana) and Douglas-Apsley National Park (in Bicheno). The adventure continues: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, take in the pleasant sights at Bay of Fires, and stop by Seaview Farm.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Scamander day trip planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Scamander in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Scamander can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 30th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Scamander

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

St Helens, St Marys, Pyengana, Bay of Fires, Douglas-Apsley National Park
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St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve
Douglas-Apsley National Park ©
Douglas-Apsley National Park
Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course ©