26 days in Tasmania Itinerary

26 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 4 nights
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Coles Bay
— 4 nights
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Stanley
— 3 nights
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Strahan
— 2 nights
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Derwent Bridge
— 1 night
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Hobart
— 6 nights
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Port Arthur
— 4 nights
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Orford
— 1 night

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Launceston

Launceston ©

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Deloraine (Yarns Artwork in Silk & Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum) and Alum Cliffs (in Chudleigh). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, do a tasting at The Pinot Shop, and appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston tour itinerary planner.

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, Launceston is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Macquarie Island ©
Macquarie Island

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), Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands). Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's still lots to do: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, see the interesting displays at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Coles Bay trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Coles Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Stanley side-trips: Boat Harbour Beach (in Wynyard), Mawbanna (The Big Tree & Dip River Forest Reserve) and Edge of the World (in Arthur River). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, stop by The Angel's Share, and take in the exciting artwork at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Stanley holiday planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Stanley in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. In February, daytime highs in Stanley are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Edge of the World ©
Edge of the World

2
nights
Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 20th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, then take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, get outside with Henty Dunes, stop by Zeehan Rock Shop, make a trip to Spray Tunnel, then take in panoramic vistas at Iron Blow Lookout, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Horsetail Falls.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Strahan online tour planner.

You can drive from Stanley to Strahan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes

1
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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. On the 22nd (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Frenchmans Cap, then get great views at King William Saddle, then pause for some photo ops at The Wall in the Wilderness, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Derwent Bridge online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Derwent Bridge takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Frenchmans Cap ©
Frenchmans Cap
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness
Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park ©

6
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©

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.
When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately Brighton away. On the 26th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Hobart itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Derwent Bridge to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market

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 with an excursion to Waterfall Bay in Eaglehawk Neck--about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maria Island National Park, steep yourself in history at The Church, and admire the landmark architecture of The Penitentiary.

Plan my day in Port Arthur using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Another option is to 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 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

1
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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 5th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Darlington Vineyard, stroll through Raspins Beach, let little ones run wild at Tasmanian Bushland Garden, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John the Baptist Chuch, and finally relax in the rural setting at Twamley Farm.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Orford trip website.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Orford in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orford

Parks · Wineries · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Tasmanian Bushland Garden ©
Tasmanian Bushland Garden
Raspins Beach ©
Raspins Beach
Twamley Farm ©
Twamley Farm

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