59 days in Tasmania Itinerary

59 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
St Helens
— 4 nights
2
Coles Bay
— 6 nights
3
Launceston
— 10 nights
4
Stanley
— 5 nights
5
Strahan
— 5 nights
6
Mount Field National Park
— 4 nights
7
Hobart
— 14 nights
8
Bruny Island
— 5 nights
9
Eaglehawk Neck
— 5 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bay of Fires Conservation Area and Eureka Farm. Change things up with these side-trips from St Helens: Seaview Farm (in St Marys), The Tin Dragon Interpretation Centre and Cafe (in Derby) and St Columba Falls Reserve (in Pyengana). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, view the masterpieces at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, play a few rounds at Scamander River Golf Course, and look for gifts at The Shop in the Bush.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the St Helens vacation planner.

Brisbane to St Helens is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Brisbane in January, expect nights in St Helens to be much colder, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Mount William National Park, Scamander, Pyengana, Seaview Farm, The Tin Dragon Interpretation Centre and Cafe
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Freycinet National Park and Friendly Beaches. Get out of town with these interesting Coles Bay side-trips: Swansea (Spiky Bridge & Kate's Berry Farm), Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands) and East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno). The adventure continues: stroll through Wineglass Bay, do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, contemplate the waterfront views at Coles Bay, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip itinerary planner.

Drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Swansea, Bicheno, Freycinet, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Ross Bridge
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 11:
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay

10
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wine Tours & Tastings and Iron Pot Bay Vineyard. Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Beauty Point (Seahorse World & Platypus House), Bass & Flinders Centre (in George Town) and Goaty Hill Wines (in Kayena). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls, indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience, do a tasting at Moores Hill Estate, and take an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to Launceston by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Launceston are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Mole Creek, Beauty Point, Devonport, Sheffield, Rowella
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 21:
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Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls
Wine Tours & Tastings
Tasmania’s Town of Murals ©
Tasmania’s Town of Murals

5
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Highfield Historic Site and Boat Harbour Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stanley: Table Cape Lighthouse Experience (in Wynyard), Burnie (Guide Falls Reserve, Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden, &more) and Arthur River (Edge of the World, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk, contemplate the long history of Kenworthys Stamper Mill, enjoy the sea views from Rocky Cape Lighthouse, and take some stellar pictures from HA Lane Memorial Lookout.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Stanley trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Launceston to Stanley by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Stanley are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Burnie, Arthur River, Wynyard, Kenworthys Stamper Mill, The Arty Duck
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 26:
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Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
Edge of the World ©
Edge of the World

5
nights
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hogarth Falls and Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill. Venture out of the city with trips to Queenstown (Nelson Falls, Spion Kop Lookout, &more), West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan (in Zeehan) and Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Marion's Lookout Walk & The Overland Track). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Montezuma Falls, look for gifts at Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Jukes, and see the interesting displays at "Wee Georgie Wood".

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Strahan online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Strahan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Queenstown, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, "Wee Georgie Wood", Montezuma Falls, West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 31:
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Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Marion's Lookout Walk ©
Marion's Lookout Walk
Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls

4
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Russell Falls and Gordon Dam. Venture out of the city with trips to Lawrenny Estate Distillery (in Ouse), Bothwell (Bothwell War Memorial & Nant Distillery) and Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Lake St. Clair, Larmairremener tabelti, &more).

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mount Field National Park visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Mount Field National Park takes 4 hours. January in Mount Field National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Bothwell, Strathgordon, Lawrenny Estate Distillery
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 4:
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Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Horseshoe Falls ©
Horseshoe Falls

14
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Constitution Dock and Every Man and His Dog Vineyard. Venture out of the city with trips to Tinderbox Marine Reserve (in Tinderbox), Tahune Forest AirWalk (in Geeveston) and Ralphs Falls (in Perth (Tasmania)). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Sullivans Cove, stroll through Seven Mile Beach, learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Tasmania, and admire the striking features of Richmond Gaol.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hobart day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Mount Field National Park to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Hobart are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Richmond, 40th Anniversary of the Tasman Bridge Disaster, Hartz Mountains National Park, Freshfield Grove, Raptor Refuge
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 18:
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Sullivans Cove ©
Sullivans Cove
Wine Tours & Tastings
Every Man and His Dog Vineyard ©
Every Man and His Dog Vineyard

5
nights
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Neck and Bruny Island Premium Wines. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Bruny National Park, examine the collection at Bruny Island History Room, take in the exciting artwork at Art at The Point Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fluted Cape Trail.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruny Island travel route planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Hobart to Bruny Island in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In February, daily temperatures in Bruny Island can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Trails Outdoors
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South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse
Bruny Island Premium Wines ©
Bruny Island Premium Wines

5
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Remarkable Cave and Cape Raoul. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eaglehawk Neck: Government Farm (in Port Arthur) and Coal Mines Historic Site (in Saltwater River).

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Eaglehawk Neck online itinerary planner.

Getting from Bruny Island to Eaglehawk Neck by combination of taxi, ferry, and bus takes about 6 hours. In February, daytime highs in Eaglehawk Neck are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Maria Island National Park, Coal Mines Historic Site, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 28:
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul

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