16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

16 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania tour itinerary planner

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Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive
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Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Stanley
— 1 night
Drive
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Deloraine
— 1 night
Drive
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Launceston
— 1 night
Drive
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St Helens
— 1 night
Drive
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Bicheno
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Arthur
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cambridge
— 1 night

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mawson's Hut Replica Museum as well as Salamanca Market. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, then get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, then examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Russell Falls.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart tour itinerary site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Hobart. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Strahan

— 2 nights
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
World Heritage Cruises has been added to your itinerary.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Strahan online road trip planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Wed) before leaving for Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 1 night
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Before you visit Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. You will leave for Stanley on the 13th (Thu).

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

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Stanley

— 1 night
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 13th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at The Nut State Reserve.

To plan Stanley vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Stanley in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Deloraine.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Wildlife
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Deloraine

— 1 night
Deloraine is a town on the Meander River, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. On the 14th (Fri), relax in the rural setting at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Deloraine travel route planner.

Drive from Stanley to Deloraine in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Deloraine can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Launceston.
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Launceston

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stroll through Cataract Gorge Reserve.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Launceston trip builder site.

You can drive from Deloraine to Launceston in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife
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St Helens

— 1 night
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.
For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read St Helens trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Launceston to St Helens takes 2.5 hours. In May in St Helens, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. You'll set off for Bicheno on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Nightlife

Bicheno

— 1 night
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 17th (Mon), make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Bicheno tour itinerary maker site.

Getting from St Helens to Bicheno by car takes about an hour. In May, daytime highs in Bicheno are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Port Arthur.
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Port Arthur

— 3 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.
Port Arthur is known for historic sites, trails, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Port Arthur visit planner.

Traveling by car from Bicheno to Port Arthur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 21st (Fri), you're off to Cambridge.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Cambridge

— 1 night
To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cambridge trip planner.

Getting from Port Arthur to Cambridge by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Cambridge can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C.

Things to do in Cambridge

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Shopping

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.