13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Gold Coast
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Bicheno
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Scamander
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
7
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Gold Coast

2
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.
Let the collections at Salamanca Arts Centre and Channel Museum capture your imagination. Do your shopping at Henry Jones Design Gallery and Hammer and Hand Metal Gallery. Step out of Hobart to go to Kettering and see Raptor Refuge, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Runnymede House, don't miss a visit to May Queen, get engrossed in the history at Narryna Heritage Museum, and take a stroll through South Hobart.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hobart attractions planner.

Gold Coast to Hobart is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In May, Hobart is little chillier than Gold Coast - with highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Channel Museum, Raptor Refuge, Kingston Beach
Highlights from your plan
Raptor Refuge ©
Raptor Refuge
Narryna Heritage Museum ©
Narryna Heritage Museum
Salamanca Arts Centre ©
Salamanca Arts Centre

1
night
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.
On the 17th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at The Parsonage, thencontemplate the long history of The Commandants House, thensteep yourself in history at The Separate Prison, and finally contemplate the long history of Paupers Depot.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Port Arthur online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hobart to Port Arthur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bicheno.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Separate Prison ©
The Separate Prison

2
nights
Bicheno

Bicheno ©
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. On the 18th (Mon), learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, let the kids burn off some steam at Melshell Oyster Shack, thendo a tasting at Spring Vale Wines, thendo a tasting at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, and finally stroll through Honeymoon Bay. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then see the interesting displays at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration.

To see photos and other tourist information, read Bicheno route builder site.

Getting from Port Arthur to Bicheno by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Scamander.

Things to do in Bicheno

Outdoors Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Honeymoon Bay, Melshell Oyster Shack
Highlights from your plan
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay

2
nights
Scamander

Scamander ©
Scamander is a small town at the mouth of the Scamander River between St Helens and St Marys on the north-east coast of Tasmania in Australia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): see the interesting displays at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Little Blue Lake, explore the landscape on two wheels at Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails, and then steep yourself in history at Chinese Heritage Mining Area.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Scamander trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Bicheno to Scamander takes an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Scamander can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Scamander

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

St Helens, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers, Little Blue Lake, Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): learn about winemaking at Sharmans Wines, take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, examine the collection at City Park Radio Museum, thentake in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Entally House, thenexplore the world behind art at Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum, thenexplore the galleries of Yarns Artwork in Silk, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Franklin House.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Launceston holiday app.

Traveling by car from Scamander to Launceston takes 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Shopping Wineries

Side Trip

Deloraine
Highlights from your plan
City Park Radio Museum ©
City Park Radio Museum
Yarns Artwork in Silk ©
Yarns Artwork in Silk
Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 24th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, thenstop by The Angel's Share, thenbrowse the exhibits of Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Rocky Cape Lighthouse and then delve into the lush surroundings at Dip River Forest Reserve.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Stanley travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Stanley takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Stanley, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Hobart.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Rocky Cape Lighthouse, Dip River Forest Reserve
Highlights from your plan
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Rocky Cape Lighthouse ©
Rocky Cape Lighthouse

1
night
Hobart

Hobart ©
On the 26th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. David's Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of North Hobart.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Hobart takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
St. David's Cathedral ©
St. David's Cathedral
North Hobart ©
North Hobart

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