24 days in Tasmania Itinerary

24 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Hobart International Airport, Drive to Geeveston
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Geeveston
— 1 night
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Hobart
— 5 nights
Drive
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 5 nights
Drive
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Mole Creek
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Stanley
— 2 nights
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Geeveston

— 1 night
A small town known as Australia's southernmost administrative center, Geeveston serves as the gateway to Hartz Mountains National Park.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): hike along Tahune Forest AirWalk and then enjoy the sand and surf at South Cape Bay. Keep things going the next day: get all the information you need at Hastings Caves and Thermal Springs and then explore the activities along Picton River.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Geeveston trip planning website.

Sydney to Geeveston is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In November, Geeveston is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Geeveston

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

Side Trips

Hobart

— 5 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Horseshoe Falls and Sorell Fruit Farm. Change things up with these side-trips from Hobart: Russell Falls (in Mount Field National Park) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). There's much more to do: let the kids burn off some steam at Simmons Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and shop like a local with Salamanca Market.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hobart online itinerary builder.

Getting from Geeveston to Hobart by car takes about an hour. In November in Hobart, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Port Arthur

— 2 nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Maria Island National Park and Lime Bay State Reserve. Step out of Port Arthur to go to Eaglehawk Neck and see Waterfall Bay, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Port Arthur trip maker app.

Drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Coles Bay

— 2 nights
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 29th (Mon): examine the collection at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout and then make a trip to Mt Amos Climb.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Coles Bay day trip planner.

Getting from Port Arthur to Coles Bay by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Museums · Trails

Side Trip

Launceston

— 5 nights

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 hidden gems such as Tamar Island Wetlands and Design Centre Tasmania. Venture out of the city with trips to Pyengana Dairy (in Pyengana) and Blue Tier (in Weldborough). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Montezuma Falls, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and revel in the low prices at Waverly Woolen Mills Factory Outlet.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Launceston are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Mole Creek

— 2 nights
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): Head underground at Marakoopa Cave, explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, and then shake up your sightseeing with Wild Cave Tours. On your second day here, experience rural life at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese and then get in on the family fun at Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Mole Creek trip planning site.

Getting from Launceston to Mole Creek by car takes about an hour. December in Mole Creek sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Theme Parks · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 4 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Explore hidden gems such as Nelson Falls and Franklin River Nature Trail. Take a break from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park with a short trip to The Wall in the Wilderness in Derwent Bridge, about 3h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Devils @ Cradle, admire the sheer force of Cradle Mountain, and contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

Make your Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Mole Creek to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stanley.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Stanley

— 2 nights
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Highfield Historic Site and Penguin Observation Centre. Venture out of the city with trips to Dip River Forest Reserve (in Mawbanna) and Fossil Bluff (in Wynyard). The adventure continues: make a trip to Joe Lyons Cottage, take in the exciting artwork at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, look for gifts at Providore 24, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Stanley Seaquarium.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Stanley holiday tool.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Stanley in 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Stanley can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

4.5
Nature & Parks · 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.