60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Taxi:  13​h 15​min
1
Port Arthur
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hobart
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Mount Field National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Coles Bay
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
St Helens
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Launceston
— 10 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Devonport
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Stanley
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

8
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Port Arthur side-trips: Eaglehawk Neck (Fossil Bay Lookout, Waterfall Bay, &more). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, don't miss a visit to Mount Brown and Crescent Bay Walking Track, step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park, and explore the activities along Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur tour planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Port Arthur is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in January, expect nights in Port Arthur to be cooler, around 14°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna, Tasmania
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 30:
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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

10
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Raptor Refuge (in Kettering), Raspins Beach (in Orford) and Buckland (St John the Baptist Chuch & Tasmanian Bushland Garden). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart vacation site .

Drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Richmond, Bruny Island, Buckland, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Raspins Beach
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 9:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

5
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mount Field National Park: Tarraleah Power Station Lookout (in Tarraleah), Derwent Bridge (The Wall in the Wilderness & Frenchmans Cap) and Lawrenny Estate Distillery (in Ouse).

Plan a Mount Field National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Hobart to Mount Field National Park in 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Mount Field National Park can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Derwent Bridge, Strathgordon, Tasmania, Lawrenny Estate Distillery, Ratho Golf Course
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 14:
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Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness
Gordon River ©
Gordon River

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 Coles Bay's surroundings by going to Bicheno (Denison Beach & East Coast Natureworld), Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands) and Spiky Beach Conservation Area (in Swansea). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Wineglass Bay Lookout, take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, and do a tasting at Craigie Knowe Vineyard.

For maps, traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip website .

Getting from Mount Field National Park to Coles Bay by car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Freycinet, Cranbrook, Melshell Oyster Shack, Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 20:
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St Helens: St Marys (Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery & St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers), Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails (in Derby) and Pyengana (St Columba Falls Reserve & Pyengana Dairy). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, go for a walk through Bay of Fires, view the masterpieces at Suncoast Gallery, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the St Helens tour itinerary app .

Drive from Coles Bay to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In February in St Helens, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

St Marys, Pyengana, Chinese Heritage Mining Area, Bay of Fires, Halls Falls
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Halls Falls ©
Halls Falls

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Rowella (Iron Pot Bay Vineyard & Holm Oak Vineyards), George Town (Bass & Flinders Centre & Mt George Lookout) and Loira Vines (in Sidmouth). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seahorse World, steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Launceston trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from St Helens to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. February in Launceston sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Rowella, Bridport, Longford, Beauty Point, George Town
Find places to stay Feb 25 — Mar 6:
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania

5
nights
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Devonport: Mole Creek (Marakoopa Cave, Mole Creek Caves, &more), Preston Falls (in Ulverstone) and Gunns Plains (Wings Wildlife Park & Gunns Plains Caves). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Coles Beach, identify plant and animal life at Lillico Beach Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, and take a stroll through Tasmania’s Town of Murals.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Devonport trip builder website .

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

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sheffield, Mole Creek, Ulverstone, Gunns Plains, Alum Cliffs
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Marakoopa Cave ©
Marakoopa Cave

3
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stanley: Arthur River (Edge of the World & The Tarkine Drive), Dip River Forest Reserve (in Mawbanna) and Boat Harbour Beach (in Wynyard). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, take an in-depth tour of Stanley Discovery Museum, contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, and take some stellar pictures from HA Lane Memorial Lookout.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Stanley trip planner.

Drive from Devonport to Stanley in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Stanley, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Arthur River, Boat Harbour Beach, Dip River Forest Reserve
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach

6
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: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle, and take a peaceful walk through Great Western Mountains.

For other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip app .

Getting from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. You'll set off for home on the 20th (Fri).

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

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Great Western Mountains
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

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