13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania vacation planner

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Ferry to Devonport, Drive to Stanley
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Stanley
— 1 night
Drive
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Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive
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Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive
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Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive to Devonport, Ferry to Melbourne

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Stanley

— 1 night
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get great views at Trethewies Lookout, take some stellar pictures from HA Lane Memorial Lookout, then contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, then look for gifts at The Angel's Share, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Stanley day trip planning website.

Melbourne to Stanley is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Melbourne in September since evenings lows in Stanley dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Strahan

— 2 nights
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 20th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Henty Dunes, look for gifts at Zeehan Rock Shop, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Jukes, then take a leisurely stroll along Horsetail Falls, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Iron Blow Lookout, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Spion Kop Lookout.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Strahan trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Stanley to Strahan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Hobart

— 3 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

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.
Salamanca Market has been added to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery.

Plan a trip to Hobart easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Strahan to Hobart by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Port Arthur

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): stop by The Sensory Tasmania, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, and then make a trip to Remarkable Cave. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Port Arthur route planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Launceston

— 2 nights

The Heart of Tasmania

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Antique Emporium as well as Reliquaire. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, admire the landmark architecture of City of Launceston Town Hall, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Launceston trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Launceston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September, daytime highs in Launceston are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

4.5
Wildlife Areas · Art Museums · Mountains
Unspoiled beauty and colorful nature are the hallmarks of Tasmania, Australia’s smallest state. This picturesque island boasts some of the country’s most attractive stretches of coastline and a number of distinctive, forested mountain ranges. The state capital, Hobart, serves as an ideal base for exploration of the island’s interior and opulent beaches.