23 days in Tasmania Itinerary

23 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Devonport
— Few hours
2
Ulverstone
— 1 night
3
Stanley
— Few hours
4
Ulverstone
— 1 night
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
6
Strahan
— 1 day
7
Hobart
— 2 nights
8
Port Arthur
— 1 day
9
Hobart
— 2 nights
10
Orford
— 2 nights
11
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
12
St Helens
— 2 nights
13
Pyengana
— Few hours
14
Bridport
— 2 nights
15
Devonport
— 2 nights

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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 23rd (Mon), examine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate and then visit Tasmania’s Town of Murals.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Devonport trip app.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. In December, Devonport is little chillier than Melbourne - with highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Devonport

Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, Tasmania’s Town of Murals
Highlights from your plan
Tasmania’s Town of Murals ©
Tasmania’s Town of Murals
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate ©
House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate

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Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. On the 24th (Tue), take in breathtaking views at Leven Canyon.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ulverstone attractions tool.

Ulverstone is just a stone's throw from Devonport. In December in Ulverstone, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Stanley.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Leven Canyon ©
Leven Canyon

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Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum and then steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Stanley road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ulverstone to Stanley takes 1.5 hours. In December in Stanley, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Stanley

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Discovery Museum ©
Stanley Discovery Museum
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site

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Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Preston Falls.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ulverstone trip planner.

Getting from Stanley to Ulverstone by car takes about 1.5 hours. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Penguin
Highlights from your plan
Preston Falls ©
Preston Falls
Penguin General Cemetery & Vantage Point ©
Penguin General Cemetery & Vantage Point

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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.
On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Clair, then explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, and then examine the collection at Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip maker.

Traveling by car from Ulverstone to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Strahan.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

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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 28th (Sat): kick back and relax at Ocean Beach, see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, stop by Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, then admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, and finally get outside with Henty Dunes.

You can plan Strahan trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

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 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then learn about winemaking at Moorilla Estate Winery, and finally explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, visit Sullivans Cove, see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally do a tasting at Every Man and His Dog Vineyard.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart road trip tool.

You can drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Every Man and His Dog Vineyard, Kingston Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Moorilla Estate Winery
Highlights from your plan
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site ©
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site

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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.
On the 31st (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, appreciate the history behind Dog Line, take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, then explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, and finally see the interesting displays at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Port Arthur online trip builder.

Getting from Hobart to Port Arthur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna
Highlights from your plan
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

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Hobart

Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): kick back and relax at Nutgrove Beach, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Opossum Bay Beach, then sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach, then admire the striking features of Richmond Gaol, and finally kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hobart trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Orford.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Seven Mile Beach, Opossum Bay Beach, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Bellerive Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

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Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): get your game on at Redbanks, then enjoy the sand and surf at Raspins Beach, and then learn about winemaking at Darlington Vineyard. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Three Thumbs Lookout, let little ones run wild at Tasmanian Bushland Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Baptist Chuch, then step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Copping Convict and Colonial Collection.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Orford planner.

Drive from Hobart to Orford in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sun) before leaving for Coles Bay.

Things to do in Orford

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Wineglass Bay and Friendly Beaches. Popular historic sites such as Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Spiky Bridge are in your itinerary. Step out of Coles Bay with an excursion to Tasmanian Wool Centre. in Ross--about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Coles Bay trip planner.

You can drive from Orford to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Tasmanian Wool Centre., Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Gala Estate Vineyard, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Spiky Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

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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 8th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, then admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall, and then identify plant and animal life at Bay of Fires Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): do a tasting at Priory Ridge, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, see the interesting displays at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers, view the masterpieces at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Suncoast Gallery, and finally tee off at Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our St Helens itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to St Helens takes 1.5 hours. January in St Helens sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Fri) before leaving for Pyengana.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

St Marys, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Bay of Fires
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers

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Pyengana

Pyengana ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy.

To find photos and tourist information, you can read our Pyengana online trip itinerary builder.

Pyengana is just a stone's throw from St Helens. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Bridport.
Highlights from your plan
Pyengana Dairy ©
Pyengana Dairy

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Bridport

Bridport ©
Bridport is a small town on the north-east coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): do a tasting at Jansz Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: play a few rounds at Barnbougle Dunes, get a taste of the local shopping with Bridestowe Lavender Estate, then do a tasting at Pipers Brook Vineyard, and finally trek along Bridport Walking Track.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bridport day trip planner.

Getting from Pyengana to Bridport by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sun) before leaving for Devonport.

Things to do in Bridport

Outdoors · Parks · Golf

Side Trips

Pipers Brook, Dorset Museum and Oakdene Gardens, Bridestowe Lavender Estate
Highlights from your plan
Barnbougle Dunes ©
Barnbougle Dunes
Bridport Walking Track ©
Bridport Walking Track
Bridestowe Lavender Estate ©
Bridestowe Lavender Estate

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Devonport

Devonport ©
You'll explore and learn at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre and Bass Strait Maritime Centre. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Don River Railway and Ghost Rock Tasmania. Explore Devonport's surroundings by going to Deloraine Creative Studios (in Deloraine), Platypus House (in Beauty Point) and Mole Creek (Mole Creek Caves & Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary). Explore Devonport further: look for all kinds of wild species at Lillico Beach Conservation Area, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antique Emporium, pause for some photo ops at Spirit of the Sea, and visit a coastal fixture at Mersey Bluff Lighthouse.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Devonport trip builder.

You can drive from Bridport to Devonport in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Mole Creek, Sheffield, Ghost Rock Tasmania, Alum Cliffs, Deloraine Creative Studios
Highlights from your plan
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Mole Creek Caves ©
Mole Creek Caves

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