21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Hobart
— 5 nights
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Port Arthur
— 5 nights
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Bicheno
— 2 nights
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Strahan
— 4 nights
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Launceston
— 4 nights
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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton (about 30 minutes away). There's lots more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, take in the waterfront at Constitution Dock, and get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hobart trip site.

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. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 15°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

5
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Port Arthur side-trips: Eaglehawk Neck (Waterfall Bay & Fossil Bay Lookout). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, steep yourself in history at The Guard Tower, make a trip to Remarkable Cave, and explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Port Arthur travel planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Bicheno.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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. On the 27th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb and then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Melshell Oyster Shack, have some family-friendly fun at Freycinet Paintball & Campground, and then look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bicheno online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Bicheno in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in June, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Bicheno

Fun & Games · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

4
nights
Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Get out of town with these interesting Strahan side-trips: Mount Jukes (in Queenstown), Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Crater Lake Circuit, Dove Lake Circuit, &more) and Zeehan Rock Shop (in Zeehan). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Frenchmans Cap, and appreciate the history behind The Wall in the Wilderness.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Strahan road trip site.

Getting from Bicheno to Strahan by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

4
nights
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.
Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum (in Deloraine) and Ben Lomond Ski Resort (in Ben Lomond National Park). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Launceston trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Strahan to Launceston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wineries · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.