21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

21 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Hobart
— Few hours
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Richmond
— Few hours
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
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St Helens
— 1 day
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Launceston
— 4 nights
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Deloraine
— 1 night
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Devonport
— 2 nights
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Stanley
— 2 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
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Strahan
— 2 nights
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Port Arthur
— 1 day
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Hobart
— 4 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.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip tool.

Dubbo to Hobart is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Dubbo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hobart, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 4°C. On the 1st (Sun), you're off to Richmond.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Outdoors · Parks

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Richmond

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 see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Richmond itinerary planner.

Richmond is just a short distance from Hobart. In August in Richmond, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. You'll set off for Coles Bay on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Richmond

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

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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 (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Freycinet Marine Farm and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery, then get up close to creatures of the deep with Sea-All Fishing and Marine Tours, then see the interesting displays at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, and finally don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole.

Planning Coles Bay trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Richmond to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Shopping · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Bicheno, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet Marine Farm ©
Freycinet Marine Farm
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Sea-All Fishing and Marine Tours ©
Sea-All Fishing and Marine Tours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Suncoast Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, cast your line with a fishing tour, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Shop in the Bush, then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, and finally kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our St Helens online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Coles Bay to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In August in St Helens, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

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
The Shop in the Bush ©
The Shop in the Bush

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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.
Let the collections at Bass & Flinders Centre and Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum capture your imagination. Kids will enjoy Cataract Gorge Reserve and City Park Radio Museum. Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Goaty Hill Wines (in Kayena) and Brickendon Colonial Farm Village (in Longford). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Launceston Tramway Museum, admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls, admire the landmark architecture of Franklin House, and snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Launceston route website.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Launceston are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Deloraine.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Bass & Flinders Centre, Goaty Hill Wines, Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Bass & Flinders Centre ©
Bass & Flinders Centre

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Deloraine

Deloraine ©
Deloraine is a town on the Meander River, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. On the 7th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Llama Farma, examine the collection at Pearn's Steam World, then take in the exciting artwork at Yarns Artwork in Silk, then admire the masterpieces at Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Deloraine Creative Studios.

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You can drive from Launceston to Deloraine in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Deloraine are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Deloraine

Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Llama Farma, Pearn's Steam World
Highlights from your plan
Yarns Artwork in Silk ©
Yarns Artwork in Silk
Pearn's Steam World ©
Pearn's Steam World
Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum ©
Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum

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Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
On the 8th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Albert Gallery, then stroll through Coles Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lillico Beach Conservation Area. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, then examine the collection at Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame, then stop by Wilmot Country Store, and finally take an in-depth tour of Redwater Creek Steam and Heritage Society.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Devonport vacation maker website.

Drive from Deloraine to Devonport in an hour. August in Devonport sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Latrobe, Sheffield, Wilmot Country Store
Highlights from your plan
Albert Gallery ©
Albert Gallery
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate
Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame ©
Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame

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Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Highfield Historic Site and Table Cape Lighthouse Experience will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Boat Harbour Beach and Lobster Ponds. Venture out of the city with trips to Wynyard (Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre & Wynyard Penguin Tours), Rocky Cape Lighthouse (in Rocky Cape) and Hellyer Gorge (in Parrawe). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, take some stellar pictures from Trethewies Lookout, stop by Providore 24, and take an in-depth tour of Stanley Discovery Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Stanley route maker tool.

You can drive from Devonport to Stanley in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in August, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wynyard, Lobster Ponds, Rocky Cape Lighthouse, Hellyer Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience ©
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): trot along with Cradle Country Adventures and then admire the masterpieces at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Cradle Mountain Helicopters, then take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle, and finally get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons.

Plan trip to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by bus from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Strahan.

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

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Cradle Mountain Canyons ©
Cradle Mountain Canyons
Cradle Country Adventures ©
Cradle Country Adventures
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

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Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): look for gifts at Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, then see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then hike along Kelly Basin. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Ocean Beach, see the interesting displays at Eric Thomas Galley Museum, then go deep underground at Spion Kop Lookout, and finally get great views at Horsetail Falls.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Strahan trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Queenstown
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Spion Kop Lookout ©
Spion Kop Lookout

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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 17th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Port Arthur Historic Site, then steep yourself in history at Australian Convict Sites, and then get engrossed in the history at The Parsonage.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Port Arthur using our trip planner.

You can drive from Strahan to Port Arthur in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

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Hobart

Hobart ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. David's Cathedral and Seven Mile Beach. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery and Channel Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Kettering (Raptor Refuge & Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate). Explore Hobart further: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, enjoy the sand and surf at Kingston Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Hobart Full Gospel Central Church, and browse the exhibits of Henry Jones Design Gallery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hobart holiday builder website.

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kettering, Kingston Beach, Channel Museum, Seven Mile Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Raptor Refuge ©
Raptor Refuge
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach

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