45 days in Tasmania Itinerary

45 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Stanley
— 3 nights
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
3
St Helens
— 4 nights
4
Coles Bay
— 6 nights
5
Port Arthur
— 7 nights
6
Hobart
— 7 nights
7
Mount Field National Park
— 3 nights
8
Strahan
— 4 nights
9
Launceston
— 3 nights
10
Ross
— 3 nights

3
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Explore hidden gems such as Green Point Beach and Stanley Discovery Museum. Get in touch with nature at Lobster Ponds and Hellyer Gorge. Change things up with these side-trips from Stanley: The Tarkine Drive (in Arthur River), The Big Tree (in Mawbanna) and Gutteridge Gardens (in Wynyard). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk, stop by The Angel's Share, take some stellar pictures from Trethewies Lookout, and take in the exciting artwork at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery.

Plan my day in Stanley using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Brisbane to Stanley is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Brisbane in February, you will find days in Stanley are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are much colder (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Green Point Beach, Allendale Gardens, The Tarkine Drive, The Big Tree, Hellyer Gorge
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 17:
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Hellyer Gorge ©
Hellyer Gorge
Lobster Ponds ©
Lobster Ponds
Stanley Discovery Museum ©
Stanley Discovery Museum

4
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Get outdoors at Lake St. Clair and Shadow Lake Circuit Walk. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Barn Bluff and Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Crater Lake Circuit, admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, and delve into the lush surroundings at Great Western Mountains.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park route site.

Traveling by bus from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4.5 hours. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to St Helens.

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

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Great Western Mountains
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 21:
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Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Shadow Lake Circuit Walk ©
Shadow Lake Circuit Walk
Barn Bluff ©
Barn Bluff

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.
Step out of the city life by going to St Columba Falls Reserve and Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Eureka Farm and Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course. Venture out of the city with trips to Mount William National Park (in Scottsdale), Little Blue Lake (in South Mount Cameron) and Mathinna (Mathinna Falls & Evercreech Forest Reserve). There's lots more to do: tee off at Scamander River Golf Course, admire the sheer force of Halls Falls, learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, and admire the engineering at Mt Paris Dam.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our St Helens trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to St Helens takes 4.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

St Marys, Perth (Tasmania), Mathinna, Scamander, St Columba Falls Reserve
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 25:
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St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails ©
Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails
Little Blue Lake ©
Little Blue Lake

6
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Wineglass Bay. Take a break from the city and head to Friendly Beaches and Hazards Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook), Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands) and Swansea (Spiky Bridge, Kate's Berry Farm, &more). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, contemplate the waterfront views at Coles Bay, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and make a trip to Mt Amos Climb.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Coles Bay trip simple and quick.

Getting from St Helens to Coles Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Bicheno, Swansea, Freycinet, Cranbrook, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Find places to stay Feb 25 — Mar 2:
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Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Three Capes Track and Devil's Kitchen. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fortescue Bay and Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Arthur: Coal Mines Historic Site (in Saltwater River), Denison Canal (in Dunalley) and Eaglehawk Neck (Blow Hole, Fossil Bay Lookout, &more). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, get to know the fascinating history of Cape Raoul, contemplate the waterfront views at Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck, and take in the dramatic natural features at Shipstern Bluff.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur tour planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to Port Arthur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna, Tasmania, Coal Mines Historic Site, Denison Canal
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 9:
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Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Tahune Forest AirWalk and Sandy Bay. Explore hidden gems such as Fluted Cape Trail and River Rafting & Tubing. Venture out of the city with trips to South Cape Bay (in Southwest National Park), Snug Falls (in Snug) and Raptor Refuge (in Kettering). The adventure continues: wander the streets of North Hobart, take in nature's colorful creations at Sub-Antarctic Plant House, kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach, and get engrossed in the history at Narryna Heritage Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip tool.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Kingston Beach, South Cape Bay, Fluted Cape Trail, Seven Mile Beach, Snug Falls
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 16:
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
River Rafting & Tubing
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach

3
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Take a break from the city and head to Russell Falls and Maydena Bike Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake Dobson and Nant Distillery. Explore Mount Field National Park's surroundings by going to Donaghys Lookout (in Franklin), Lawrenny Estate Distillery (in Ouse) and Bothwell (Bothwell War Memorial, Ratho Golf Course, &more).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mount Field National Park day trip site.

You can drive from Hobart to Mount Field National Park in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Strahan.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bothwell, Maydena, Willow Creek Miniature Goats, Donaghys Lookout, Lawrenny Estate Distillery
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 19:
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Maydena Bike Park ©
Maydena Bike Park
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Lady Barron Falls ©
Lady Barron Falls

4
nights
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hogarth Falls and Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill. Step out of the city life by going to Montezuma Falls and Ocean Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Strahan: Reece Dam (in Zeehan), Iron Blow Lookout (in Gormanston) and Queenstown (Spion Kop Lookout, Horsetail Falls, &more). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Donaldson, head outdoors with Henty Dunes, look for gifts at Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, and contemplate the waterfront views at Franklin River Nature Trail.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Strahan journey website.

You can drive from Mount Field National Park to Strahan in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Launceston.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Queenstown, Tasmania, Reece Dam, Iron Blow Lookout, Mt Donaldson
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 23:
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Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Montezuma Falls ©
Montezuma Falls
Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): see the interesting displays at City Park Radio Museum, browse the exhibits of Design Centre Tasmania, then do a tasting at Sharmans Wines, then admire the landmark architecture of Franklin House, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Narawntapu National Park, then do a tasting at Ghost Rock Tasmania, then kick back and relax at Coles Beach, and finally identify plant and animal life at Lillico Beach Conservation Area.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Strahan to Launceston in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. March in Launceston sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Ross.

Things to do in Launceston

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Devonport, Ghost Rock Tasmania, Narawntapu National Park
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 26:
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Ghost Rock Tasmania ©
Ghost Rock Tasmania
Narawntapu National Park ©
Narawntapu National Park

3
nights
Ross

Ross ©
Ross is an historic town in the Midlands of the state of Tasmania in Australia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tasmanian Wool Centre. and Ross Female Factory. Venture out of the city with trips to Oatlands (Callington Mill & Lake Dulverton). There's still lots to do: snap pictures at The Red Bridge, make a trip to Harold Gatty Memorial Park, get lost in a book at The Book Cellar, and examine the collection at Gallery 81.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Ross trip planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Ross takes 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Ross

Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Campbell Town, Oatlands, Ross Bridge
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 29:
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Classwood ©
Classwood
Tasmanian Wool Centre. ©
Tasmanian Wool Centre.
Callington Mill ©
Callington Mill

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