22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
1
Orford
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Launceston
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
6
Port Arthur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Sydney

1
night
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): learn about winemaking at Darlington Vineyard and then kick back and relax at Raspins Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Maria Island National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Bushland Garden, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Baptist Chuch.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Orford online vacation planner.

Sydney to Orford is an approximately 5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In February, Orford is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Orford

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Buckland, Maria Island National Park
Highlights from your plan
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Raspins Beach ©
Raspins Beach
Tasmanian Bushland Garden ©
Tasmanian Bushland Garden

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Swansea (Spiky Beach Conservation Area & Spiky Bridge) and Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands). And it doesn't end there: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park, make a trip to Mt Amos Climb, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Orford to Coles Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Swansea, Bicheno, Melshell Oyster Shack, Craigie Knowe Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield), Giant Penguin (in Penguin) and Gunns Plains (Wings Wildlife Park & Gunns Plains Caves). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, walk around City Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Launceston trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Coles Bay to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Launceston are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Gunns Plains, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Giant Penguin
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves

3
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Go for a jaunt from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Parrawe to see Hellyer Gorge about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle, and hike along Crater Lake Circuit.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip builder app.

You can drive from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Strahan.

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

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Hellyer Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

2
nights
Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 13th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Frenchmans Cap and then hike along Kelly Basin.

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

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Kelly Basin, Frenchmans Cap
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Frenchmans Cap ©
Frenchmans Cap
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

3
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Waterfall Bay & Tasman National Park). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Port Arthur Historic Site, identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, hike along Three Capes Track, and don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur route website.

You can drive from Strahan to Port Arthur in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Stewarts Bay ©
Stewarts Bay

5
nights
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.
Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. categoryPhrases.sentence.Spend_the_day_observing_fascinating_marine_mammals_with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona).

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hobart vacation planning website.

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Richmond, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

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