14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 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
— 2 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 3 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 12th (Tue): 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 tour the pleasant surroundings 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 April since evenings lows in Stanley dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Shopping

Strahan

— 2 nights
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 13th (Wed), 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 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Nature · 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. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Hobart trip simple and quick.

Drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Port Arthur

— 2 nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to The Sensory Tasmania in Richmond (about 1h 20 min away). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Port Arthur Historic Site, admire all the interesting features of Tessellated Pavement, and don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave.

Start your trip to Port Arthur by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 20th (Wed), you're off to Launceston.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Launceston

— 3 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. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cataract Gorge Reserve, take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of City of Launceston Town Hall, and snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip planning app.

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 April in Launceston, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

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Nature & Parks · 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.