23 days in Tasmania Itinerary

23 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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23 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Richmond
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Launceston
— 4 nights
Bus:  1​h 30​min
6
Devonport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Tullah
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
9
Zeehan
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
10
Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
11
Queenstown
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
Derwent Bridge
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
13
Mount Field National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Perth

2
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.
To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner .

Perth to Hobart is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) is 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Perth in January, with highs in Hobart at 26°C and lows at 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Richmond.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Roches Beach, Kingston Beach, Seven Mile Beach
Highlights from your plan
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Kingston Beach ©
Kingston Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

1
night
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. You've added Richmond Bridge, Lafayette on Bridge, Richmond Maze and Tearooms, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): examine the collection at Old Hobart Town Model Village, snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, stop by Lafayette on Bridge, then have some family-friendly fun at Richmond Maze and Tearooms, then get curious at Pooseum, and finally admire the striking features of Oak Lodge.

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Richmond is just a short distance from Hobart. February in Richmond sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums Fun & Games Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Old Hobart Town Model Village ©
Old Hobart Town Model Village
Pooseum ©
Pooseum
Lafayette on Bridge ©
Lafayette on Bridge

2
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.
You've now added Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Church and The Parsonage. Get in touch with nature at Stewarts Bay and Waterfall Bay. There's more to do: make a trip to The Separate Prison.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Port Arthur road trip planning website .

Drive from Richmond to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in February, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 4th (Tue), you're off to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, Waterfall Bay
Highlights from your plan
The Church ©
The Church
The Separate Prison ©
The Separate Prison

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): let little ones run wild at Melshell Oyster Shack, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Spiky Bridge and then kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay.

Make your Coles Bay itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Freycinet, Spiky Bridge, Melshell Oyster Shack
Highlights from your plan
Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Art Gallery at Royal Park, The Old Umbrella Shop, Prince's Square, and other attractions. Shop till you drop at Design Centre Tasmania and Deloraine Creative Studios. Let the collections at Franklin House and City Park Radio Museum capture your imagination. Step out of Launceston with an excursion to Brickendon Colonial Farm Village in Longford--about 30 minutes away. There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls and learn about winemaking at Entally House.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Launceston day trip app .

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 in Launceston, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for the bus ride to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Deloraine Creative Studios, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Highlights from your plan
Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Franklin House ©
Franklin House

1
night
Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Devonport trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Launceston to Devonport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daily temperatures in Devonport can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame
Highlights from your plan
Coles Beach ©
Coles Beach
Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame ©
Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
You've now added Lake St Clair Park Center to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get answers to all your questions at Lake St Clair Park Center and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Devonport to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Tullah.

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

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Lake St Clair Park Center ©
Lake St Clair Park Center

few
hours
Tullah

Tullah
Tullah is a town in the northern part of the West Coast Range, on the west coast of Tasmania, about 111 km south of Burnie. To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tullah day trip planner .

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Tullah in 3.5 hours. You'll set off for Zeehan on the 13th (Thu).

Things to do in Tullah

Parks Nature Museums

few
hours
Zeehan

Zeehan
Zeehan is a town on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia 139km south-west of Burnie. For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Zeehan online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Tullah to Zeehan in an hour. You'll set off for Strahan on the 13th (Thu).

Things to do in Zeehan

Museums Parks Nature

2
nights
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): stop by Wilderness Woodworks Strahan and then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Strahan trip website .

Traveling by car from Zeehan to Strahan takes an hour. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for Queenstown.

Things to do in Strahan

Shopping Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan ©
Wilderness Woodworks Strahan
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach

1
night
Queenstown

Queenstown ©
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Jukes, then take some stellar pictures from Iron Blow Lookout, and then examine the collection at Eric Thomas Galley Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Queenstown day trip app .

Traveling by car from Strahan to Queenstown takes an hour. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Queenstown

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Iron Blow Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Spion Kop Lookout ©
Spion Kop Lookout
Horsetail Falls
Horsetail Falls
Iron Blow Lookout ©
Iron Blow Lookout

few
hours
Derwent Bridge

Derwent Bridge ©
Derwent Bridge is a locality on the Lyell Highway at the southern edge of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.It is just south of Lake St Clair and the Lake St Clair visitor centre; and it is north of Lake King William and the Butlers Gorge Power Station.It is also the last inhabited location before Linda Valley in the West Coast Range - this section of the highway passes through the Wild Rivers National Park. The Wall in the Wilderness has been added to your itinerary. On the 16th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at The Wall in the Wilderness.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Derwent Bridge trip planner .

You can drive from Queenstown to Derwent Bridge in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mount Field National Park.
Highlights from your plan
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness

1
night
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
You've now added Horseshoe Falls to your itinerary.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Field National Park holiday site .

You can drive from Derwent Bridge to Mount Field National Park in 2 hours. February in Mount Field National Park sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Falls ©
Horseshoe Falls
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls

4
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Get some cultural insight at Sullivans Cove and Runnymede House. See some other sides of Hobart: contemplate the waterfront views at Sandy Bay.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Mount Field National Park to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Hobart

Neighborhoods Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sullivans Cove ©
Sullivans Cove
Runnymede House ©
Runnymede House
Sandy Bay ©
Sandy Bay

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