14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

14 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Hobart
— 2 nights
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
3
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
4
St Helens
— 1 night
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
6
Strahan
— 1 night
7
Wynyard
— 1 night
8
Stanley
— 1 night
9
Launceston
— 2 nights

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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Seven Mile Beach and Bellerive Beach. Get outdoors at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Mount Wellington. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Opossum Bay Beach in Opossum Bay--about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, kick back and relax at Kingston Beach, and buy something for everyone on your list at Cat and Fiddle Arcade.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip planner.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Hobart to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bellerive Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Opossum Bay Beach, Seven Mile Beach, Kingston Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the activities along Stewarts Bay, then take an in-depth tour of Port Arthur Historic Site, and then steep yourself in history at Government Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lime Bay State Reserve.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Port Arthur trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Stewarts Bay ©
Stewarts Bay

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Friendly Beaches, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coles Bay Jetty.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay road trip planning website.

Drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Coles Bay Jetty
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay

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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 3rd (Sun): tee off at Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course, then stroll through Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the St Helens trip tool.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to St Helens takes 1.5 hours. November in St Helens sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors · Parks · Golf

Side Trip

Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course ©

1
night
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park road trip planning app.

Getting from St Helens to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Strahan.

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

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit

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Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 5th (Tue), get outside with Henty Dunes, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and finally stroll through Ocean Beach.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Strahan attractions planner.

Traveling by bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Wynyard.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

1
night
Wynyard

Wynyard ©
Wynyard is a rural town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia, about 17km west of Burnie. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): stop by The Hidden Fox, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hellyers Road Distillery, then let little ones run wild at Burnie Park, and finally take in the waterfront at Boat Harbour Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Wynyard trip planner.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Wynyard takes 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Wynyard are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Wynyard

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Burnie
Highlights from your plan
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
Hellyers Road Distillery ©
Hellyers Road Distillery
The Hidden Fox ©
The Hidden Fox

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Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 7th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum, then steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, then don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Stanley day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Wynyard to Stanley takes an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Stanley can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Wildlife · Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Stanley Heritage Walk
Stanley Heritage Walk

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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.
On the 8th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, then do a tasting at Delamere Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Loira Vines, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, do a tasting at Sharmans Wines, contemplate the long history of Entally House, then learn about winemaking at Bell & Gong, and finally do a tasting at The Pinot Shop.

Plan trip to Launceston with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Launceston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Launceston sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Longford, Delamere Vineyards, Loira Vines
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
Entally House ©
Entally House

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