11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

11 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Launceston
— 1 night
2
St Helens
— 1 night
3
Swansea
— 2 nights
4
Port Arthur
— Few hours
5
Hobart
— 3 nights
6
Miena
— 1 night
7
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at City of Launceston Town Hall, snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, thenappreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, and finally make a trip to The Town Clock.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Launceston using our trip planner.

Devonport to Launceston is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. April in Launceston sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Tue) before leaving for St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
City of Launceston Town Hall ©
City of Launceston Town Hall

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall and then kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read St Helens online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to St Helens takes 2.5 hours. April in St Helens sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Swansea.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area

2
nights
Swansea

Swansea ©
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Freycinet National Park. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Spiky Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Swansea trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from St Helens to Swansea in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Swansea

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Freycinet National Park
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Spiky Bridge ©
Spiky Bridge

few
hours
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.
You've now added Port Arthur Historic Site to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Tasman Island Cruises.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Swansea to Port Arthur takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Tasman Island Cruises
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasman Island Cruises ©
Tasman Island Cruises

3
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Salamanca Market, admire the local landmark of The Tasman Fountain, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona).

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Miena.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site

1
night
Miena

Miena ©
Miena is a small town by the Great Lake in the Central Highlands of Tasmania, Australia. On the 20th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Great Lake.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Miena online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Hobart to Miena in 2 hours. In April in Miena, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Miena

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Great Lake ©
Great Lake

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre, Devils @ Cradle and Cradle Mountain. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Hellyer Gorge, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cradle Mountain, and finally explore the world behind art at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit and then get answers to all your questions at Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Miena to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3 hours. You will leave for home on the 23rd (Thu).

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

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Hellyer Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain

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