16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
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Elizabeth Town
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Sheffield
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Chudleigh
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Deloraine
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Westbury
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Launceston
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Scottsdale
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St Helens
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Bicheno
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Coles Bay
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Bicheno
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Swansea
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Richmond
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Hobart
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Port Arthur
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Hobart
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New Norfolk
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Mount Field National Park
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Strahan
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Zeehan
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
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Stanley
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Burnie
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Penguin
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Devonport
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Launceston

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.
For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Launceston online trip itinerary planner.

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in February; daily highs in Launceston reach 28°C and lows reach 13°C. You will leave for Elizabeth Town on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

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Elizabeth Town

Elizabeth Town is a populated rural area in Meander Valley, Tasmania bisected by the Bass Highway. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): experience rural life at Christmas Hill Raspberry Farm.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Elizabeth Town road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Launceston to Elizabeth Town in an hour. In February in Elizabeth Town, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sheffield.
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Sheffield

Sheffield is a town 23 kilometres inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania. You can plan Sheffield trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Sheffield is just a short distance from Elizabeth Town. February in Sheffield sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 15th (Mon), you're off to Chudleigh.

Things to do in Sheffield

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

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Chudleigh

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Chudleigh itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sheffield to Chudleigh in an hour. February in Chudleigh sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Deloraine.

Things to do in Chudleigh

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

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Deloraine

Deloraine is a town on the Meander River, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. To see other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Deloraine online tour itinerary planner.

Deloraine is very close to Chudleigh. In February, daily temperatures in Deloraine can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 15th (Mon), you'll travel to Westbury.

Things to do in Deloraine

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

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Westbury

Westbury is a town in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Westbury tour builder tool.

Westbury is just a stone's throw from Deloraine. February in Westbury sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Westbury

Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games

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Launceston

The Heart of Tasmania

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Launceston trip itinerary maker site.

Launceston is just a short distance from Westbury. You'll set off for Scottsdale on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

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Scottsdale

Scottsdale is a town in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Bridestowe Lavender Estate.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Scottsdale day trip planning app.

Getting from Launceston to Scottsdale by car takes about an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to St Helens.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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 16th (Tue): admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the St Helens holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Scottsdale to St Helens takes 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in St Helens can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bicheno.

Things to do in St Helens

Nature · Parks
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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. To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bicheno driving holiday planner.

Drive from St Helens to Bicheno in an hour. In February in Bicheno, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 17th (Wed), you're off to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Bicheno

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

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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.
To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip itinerary planner.

Coles Bay is very close to Bicheno. On the 17th (Wed), you'll travel to Bicheno.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

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Bicheno

You've now added Devils in the Dark to your itinerary. On the 17th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole and then get a dose of the wild on Devils in the Dark.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bicheno sightseeing planning app.

Bicheno is very close to Coles Bay. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Swansea.

Things to do in Bicheno

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

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Swansea

On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
On the 18th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Spiky Bridge.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Swansea route planner.

Traveling by car from Bicheno to Swansea takes an hour. In February, daytime highs in Swansea are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Richmond.

Things to do in Swansea

Historic Sites
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Richmond

Richmond is a town in Tasmania about 25 km north-east of Hobart, in the Coal River region, between the Midland Highway and Tasman Highway. To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Richmond road trip planner.

You can drive from Swansea to Richmond in 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 18th (Thu), you're off to Hobart.

Things to do in Richmond

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Museums

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Hobart

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.
To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hobart tour builder.

Hobart is just a short distance from Richmond. In February in Hobart, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 19th (Fri), you'll travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Port Arthur Historic Site. On the 19th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Port Arthur Historic Site.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur holiday builder.

Getting from Hobart to Port Arthur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in February, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Museums · Historic Sites
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Hobart

Tasmania's Capital City

Your day by day itinerary now includes Shot Tower, Hobart Historic Cruises and Salamanca Market. Enjoy Hobart some more: get great views at Mount Nelson Lookout and steep yourself in history at May Queen.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hobart online vacation maker.

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to New Norfolk.

Things to do in Hobart

Shopping · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

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New Norfolk

New Norfolk is a town on the Derwent River, in the south-east of Tasmania, Australia. You've now added Salmon Ponds Heritage Hatchery and Gardens to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the activities along Salmon Ponds Heritage Hatchery and Gardens.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the New Norfolk day trip website.

You can drive from Hobart to New Norfolk in an hour. In February, daily temperatures in New Norfolk can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in New Norfolk

Nature · Parks

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Mount Field National Park

Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire the sheer force of Russell Falls and then admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mount Field National Park road trip site.

Drive from New Norfolk to Mount Field National Park in an hour. In February, daytime highs in Mount Field National Park are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Strahan.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Nature · Parks

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Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 24th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill and then admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Strahan trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Mount Field National Park to Strahan by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zeehan.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

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Zeehan

Zeehan is a town on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia 139km south-west of Burnie. Your day by day itinerary now includes West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Zeehan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Zeehan takes an hour. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Fri) before leaving for Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Zeehan

Museums
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A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get all the information you need at Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zeehan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Stanley.

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

Nature · Parks

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Stanley

Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Stanley Heritage Walk as well as Stanley Visitor Information Centre. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, get answers to all your questions at Stanley Visitor Information Centre, and then don't miss a visit to Joe Lyons Cottage. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, take some stellar pictures from HA Lane Memorial Lookout, and then don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Stanley route maker website.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Stanley takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Burnie.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

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Burnie

Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Burnie planner.

Drive from Stanley to Burnie in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Burnie are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You will leave for Penguin on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Burnie

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

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Penguin

Penguin is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Giant Penguin. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): make a trip to Giant Penguin.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Penguin trip planner.

Penguin is very close to Burnie. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Burnie in March: highs in Penguin hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 8°C. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Devonport.

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Devonport

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
On the 2nd (Tue), stroll around Hiscutt Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Devonport journey builder tool.

Devonport is just a stone's throw from Penguin. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Penguin in March: highs in Devonport hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks

Side Trip

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Tasmania travel guide

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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.

Freycinet travel guide

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Trails · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gift & Specialty Shops
On Tasmania’s east coast, Freycinet National Park is a place of wild beauty. Towering pink-hued mountains, known as the Hazards, shadow the landscape, and at their foot are the calm, blue waters of Wineglass Bay. Explore the picturesque Friendly Beaches, dine on an abundance of fresh seafood, and spend the night at one of Australia’s exclusive luxury lodges. Freycinet National Park is roughly 2 1/2 hours drive north from Hobart or two hours drive south from Launceston. If you have time to spare, wind your way here along one of Australia's most dramatic road trips, the Great Eastern Drive.

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