29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania sightseeing planner

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
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Stanley
— 2 nights
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Strahan
— 2 nights
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Mount Field National Park
— 2 nights
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Hobart
— 7 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 4 nights
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Coles Bay
— 4 nights
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Launceston
— 5 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 2 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
When in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, make a side trip to see Hellyer Gorge in Parrawe, approximately Parrawe away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, trek along Larmairremener tabelti, get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons, and look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park route planning site.

Sydney to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Stanley.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Stanley

— 2 nights
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): look for gifts at Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones, steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, then take an in-depth tour of Stanley Discovery Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Boat Harbour Beach and then get a dose of the wild on Wynyard Penguin Tours.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Stanley road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Stanley takes 4 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Beaches

Side Trip

Strahan

— 2 nights
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
On the 25th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, then get outside with Henty Dunes, and then admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, then kick back and relax at Ocean Beach, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Strahan trip maker app.

Drive from Stanley to Strahan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Mount Field National Park

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Lake Dobson, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tall Trees Walk, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Russell Falls. On your second day here, grab your bike and head to Maydena Bike Park and then admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mount Field National Park itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Strahan to Mount Field National Park in 4 hours. In March in Mount Field National Park, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Hobart

— 7 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and Battery Point Sculpture Trail. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. On the 1st (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, get a taste of the local shopping with Salamanca Market, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart road trip app.

You can drive from Mount Field National Park to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck

— 4 nights
Kids will enjoy Wild Ocean Tasmania and Maria Island National Park. Step out of Eaglehawk Neck to go to Port Arthur and see Government Farm, which is approximately 30 minutes away.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck route website.

You can drive from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. April in Eaglehawk Neck sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Coles Bay

— 4 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Wineglass Bay Lookout and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore Coles Bay's surroundings by going to Spiky Beach Conservation Area (in Swansea) and East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno). Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, get great views at Whalers Lookout, and make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cataract Gorge Reserve and City Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Launceston: Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World), Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield) and Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, explore the striking landscape at Alum Cliffs, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip builder app.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · 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.