29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
St Helens
— 2 nights
2
Coles Bay
— 5 nights
3
Port Arthur
— 5 nights
4
Bruny Island
— 2 nights
5
Hobart
— 7 nights
6
Strahan
— 2 nights
7
Launceston
— 5 nights

2
nights
St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
On the 25th (Thu), admire the sheer force of St Columba Waterfall. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the St Helens driving holiday planner.

Sydney to St Helens is an approximately 6-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney in February, expect St Helens to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Pyengana, Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, Bay of Fires Conservation Area
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Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from Coles Bay: Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands) and East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Mt Amos Climb, examine the collection at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Bicheno, Melshell Oyster Shack, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay

5
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'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Three Capes Track and Fortescue Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Tasman National Park & Tasman Arch). Spend a day of island exploring on the 6th (Sat) at Maria Island National Park. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, pause for some photo ops at Dog Line, make a trip to Remarkable Cave, and explore the activities along Stewarts Bay.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Port Arthur online vacation 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 March, daytime highs in Port Arthur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna, Maria Island National Park
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Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

2
nights
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): hike along Fluted Cape Trail and then identify plant and animal life at The Neck. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Bruny National Park.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bruny Island route planner.

You can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi from Port Arthur to Bruny Island in 5.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Bruny Island are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Neck ©
The Neck
South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park

7
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like North Hobart and St. David's Cathedral. When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately Brighton away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, contemplate the long history of Richmond Gaol, and take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Bruny Island to Hobart by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. 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 drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond Gaol, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
North Hobart ©
North Hobart

2
nights
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 19th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Jukes, stop by Zeehan Rock Shop, thenget engrossed in the history at West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, and finally get outside with Henty Dunes. On your second day here, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Strahan online trip builder.

Getting from Hobart to Strahan by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trips

Zeehan, Mount Jukes
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Tamar Valley and National Automobile Museum of Tasmania. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World), Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary (in Mole Creek) and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield). Dedicate the 25th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, indulge your thirst for a good beer at James Boag Brewery Experience, and admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Launceston trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Strahan to Launceston in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Honey Tasmania - The Beehive
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
National Automobile Museum of Tasmania ©
National Automobile Museum of Tasmania

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