25 days in Tasmania Itinerary

25 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Launceston
— 5 nights
2
Strahan
— 2 nights
3
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
4
Port Arthur
— 4 nights
5
Hobart
— 6 nights
6
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Deloraine Creative Studios (in Deloraine), Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary (in Mole Creek) and Tamar Valley Art Shack (in Clarence Point). Dedicate the 1st (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, take an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, and walk around City Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Launceston road trip planner.

Brisbane to Launceston is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in July; daily highs in Launceston reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Deloraine Creative Studios, Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, Tamar Valley Art Shack, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 6th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, thenkick back and relax at Ocean Beach, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, get outside with Henty Dunes, look for gifts at Zeehan Rock Shop, thentake in the waterfront at Horsetail Falls, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Jukes.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Strahan route planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Strahan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Queenstown, Zeehan Rock Shop
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Zeehan Rock Shop ©
Zeehan Rock Shop
Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Coles Bay side-trips: East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno) and Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands). Spend the 9th (Mon) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and make a trip to Mt Amos Climb.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Coles Bay fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Strahan to Coles Bay in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Step out of Port Arthur to go to Eaglehawk Neck and see Tasman Arch, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, get great views at Fossil Bay Lookout, explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, and admire the landmark architecture of The Guard Tower.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Port Arthur takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

6
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 to go to Brighton and see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hobart trip planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Hobart are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

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

3
nights
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 22nd (Sun): explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle, and then identify plant and animal life at Hellyer Gorge.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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

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