45 days in Tasmania Itinerary

45 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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45 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  5 h 15 min
1
Mount Field National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Hobart
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Port Arthur
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Coles Bay
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
St Helens
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
7
Stanley
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Devonport
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
9
Launceston
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mount Field National Park: Lawrenny Estate Distillery (in Ouse) and The Wall in the Wilderness (in Derwent Bridge).

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Field National Park travel route planning app .

Sydney to Mount Field National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in February: high temperatures in Mount Field National Park hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tasmania, Redlands Estate, Lawrenny Estate Distillery, The Wall in the Wilderness, Willow Creek Miniature Goats
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 19:
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Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness
Gordon River ©
Gordon River

8
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Raspins Beach (in Orford), Buckland (St John the Baptist Chuch & Tasmanian Bushland Garden) and Raptor Refuge (in Kettering). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Mount Field National Park to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Richmond, Buckland, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Bellerive Beach, Raptor Refuge
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

7
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Eaglehawk Neck (Tasman National Park & Waterfall Bay). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, trek along Three Capes Track, make a trip to Mount Brown and Crescent Bay Walking Track, and look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania, Taranna
Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 5:
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: Bicheno (Denison Beach & East Coast Natureworld), Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands) and Spiky Beach Conservation Area (in Swansea). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout, don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Cranbrook, Freycinet, Melshell Oyster Shack, Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 10:
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near St Helens: Halls Falls (in Perth (Tasmania)), Pyengana (Pyengana Dairy & St Columba Falls Reserve) and St Marys (St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers & Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, contemplate the long history of Chinese Heritage Mining Area, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and do a tasting at Priory Ridge.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read St Helens road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to St Helens takes 1.5 hours. March in St Helens sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pyengana, St Marys, Little Blue Lake, Mathinna Falls, Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Halls Falls ©
Halls Falls

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, hike along Crater Lake Circuit, and identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle.

Start your trip to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from St Helens to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Stanley.

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

Parks Nature Trails
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

3
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stanley: Dip River Forest Reserve (in Mawbanna), Arthur River (The Tarkine Drive & Edge of the World) and Boat Harbour Beach (in Wynyard). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk, get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum, and contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Stanley trip builder.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Stanley takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Devonport.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Arthur River, Boat Harbour Beach, Dip River Forest Reserve
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 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

4
nights
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Change things up with these side-trips from Devonport: Gunns Plains (Wings Wildlife Park & Gunns Plains Caves), Mole Creek (Mole Creek Caves, Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, &more) and Preston Falls (in Ulverstone). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Coles Beach, stop by Twelve Acre Wood, see human ingenuity at work at Devils Gate Dam, and take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Devonport travel route tool .

Drive from Stanley to Devonport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Devonport can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Launceston.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sheffield, Mole Creek, Gunns Plains, Ulverstone, Montezuma Falls
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves

7
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Clarendon Estate (in Evandale), Four Corners of Ross (in Ross) and Llama Farma (in Elizabeth Town). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, stroll around City Park, cast your line with a fishing tour, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston day trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Devonport to Launceston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Launceston, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Longford, Beauty Point, Rowella, Loira Vines, Mt George Lookout
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

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