28 days in Tasmania Itinerary

28 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Stanley
— 2 nights
2
Strahan
— 2 nights
3
Derwent Bridge
— 2 nights
4
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
5
Southport
— 2 nights
6
Hobart
— 5 nights
7
Port Arthur
— 3 nights
8
Orford
— 2 nights
9
Campbell Town
— 1 night
10
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
11
Scamander
— 1 night
12
Launceston
— 1 night

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Rocky Cape Lighthouse, thenenjoy the sea views from Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, and then cruise along Boat Harbour Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, look for gifts at Providore 24, thenview the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, thencontemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, and finally don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Stanley trip builder tool.

Melbourne to Stanley is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in February; daily highs in Stanley reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Wynyard, Rocky Cape Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach

2
nights
Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 1st (Mon), see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Strahan road trip planner.

Getting from Stanley to Strahan by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors Tours Nature
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

2
nights
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. Get out of town with these interesting Derwent Bridge side-trips: Lawrenny Estate Distillery (in Ouse) and Tarraleah (Tarraleah Falls & Tarraleah Power Station Lookout). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind The Wall in the Wilderness, head off the coast to Macquarie Island, take some stellar pictures from King William Saddle, and take in the awesome beauty at Frenchmans Cap.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Derwent Bridge trip maker.

You can drive from Strahan to Derwent Bridge in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tasmania, Tarraleah, Lawrenny Estate Distillery
Highlights from your plan
King Island ©
King Island
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness
Macquarie Island ©
Macquarie Island

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Larmairremener tabelti and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Derwent Bridge to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Southport.

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

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair

2
nights
Southport

Southport ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): stop by The Wall Of Lollies, thenhike along Tahune Forest AirWalk, and then explore the galleries of Enchanted Woods.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Southport day trip planner.

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Southport in 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Southport

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Geeveston, Enchanted Woods, Duck Hole Lake Walk
Highlights from your plan
Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
The Wall Of Lollies ©
The Wall Of Lollies

5
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. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hobart itinerary builder website.

Getting from Southport to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. March in Hobart sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Bellerive Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Fortescue Bay & Tasman Arch). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, examine the collection at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, appreciate the history behind Dog Line, and identify plant and animal life at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur route maker app.

Drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Port Arthur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

2
nights
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 17th (Wed): head off the coast to Maria Island National Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John the Baptist Chuch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): let little ones run wild at Tasmanian Bushland Garden, appreciate the history behind Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial, thentake some stellar pictures from Three Thumbs Lookout, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Raspins Beach, and finally learn about winemaking at Darlington Vineyard.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Orford trip planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Orford in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Campbell Town.

Things to do in Orford

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tasmania, Buckland
Highlights from your plan
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Darlington Vineyard ©
Darlington Vineyard
Tasmanian Bushland Garden ©
Tasmanian Bushland Garden

1
night
Campbell Town

Campbell Town ©
Campbell Town is a town in Tasmania, Australia, on the Midland Highway. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Convict Brick Trail, examine the collection at Tasmanian Wool Centre., thencontemplate the long history of Ross Female Factory, and finally stroll around Valentine Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Campbell Town road trip planner.

You can drive from Orford to Campbell Town in 2 hours. In March in Campbell Town, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Campbell Town

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Ross
Highlights from your plan
Tasmanian Wool Centre. ©
Tasmanian Wool Centre.
Valentine Park ©
Valentine Park
Ross Female Factory ©
Ross Female Factory

3
nights
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.
When in Coles Bay, make a side trip to see East Coast Natureworld in Bicheno, approximately Bicheno away. Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. Next up on the itinerary: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay, make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, and take some stellar pictures from Whalers Lookout.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Campbell Town to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Scamander.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

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

1
night
Scamander

Scamander ©
Scamander is a small town at the mouth of the Scamander River between St Helens and St Marys on the north-east coast of Tasmania in Australia. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy, tee off at Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course, thentake in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, thencast your line with a fishing tour, and finally view the masterpieces at East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, examine the collection at St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers, thendo a tasting at Priory Ridge, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and finally admire all the interesting features of St Helens Point Conservation Area.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Scamander day trip tool.

Drive from Coles Bay to Scamander in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Scamander are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Scamander

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

St Helens, St Marys, Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Pyengana Dairy
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery ©
Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): stroll around City Park, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, thenidentify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and finally snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Launceston trip planner.

Getting from Scamander to Launceston by car takes about 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

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