29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Hobart
— 4 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Seven Mile Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Port Arthur
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
St Helens
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
6
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
8
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Ulverstone
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Launceston
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Sydney

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Russell Falls and The Neck. Step off the beaten path and head to Constitution Dock and Richmond Gaol. The adventure continues: get great views at Mount Nelson Lookout, wander the streets of Sullivans Cove, visit North Hobart, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip maker site.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in July, with highs in Hobart at 15°C and lows at 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Seven Mile Beach.

Things to do in Hobart

Neighborhoods Adventure Tours

Side Trips

The Neck, Russell Falls, Richmond Gaol
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The Neck ©
The Neck
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
Seven Mile Beach

Seven Mile Beach ©
On the 25th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach and then relax in the rural setting at Orani Vineyard & Fruit Farm.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Seven Mile Beach online travel planner.

Seven Mile Beach is just a stone's throw from Hobart. July in Seven Mile Beach sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Seven Mile Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Orani Vineyard & Fruit Farm
Highlights from your plan
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Orani Vineyard & Fruit Farm ©
Orani Vineyard & Fruit Farm

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Coal Mines Historic Site and The Separate Prison. Get in touch with nature at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Tasman Arch. Go for a jaunt from Port Arthur to Eaglehawk Neck to see Devil's Kitchen about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cape Raoul, steep yourself in history at Government Farm, make a trip to Remarkable Cave, and get engrossed in the history at The Parsonage.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Port Arthur vacation app.

Drive from Seven Mile Beach to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna, Coal Mines Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track

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.
Step out of the city life by going to East Coast Natureworld and Friendly Beaches. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay. There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, and visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Coles Bay tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

1
night
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 2nd (Sun), relax in the rural setting at Eureka Farm, then take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the St Helens travel route planning website.

Getting from Coles Bay to St Helens by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in St Helens can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Bay of Fires Conservation Area, Eureka Farm
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Eureka Farm ©
Eureka Farm

4
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake St. Clair and Crater Lake Circuit. Visiting Dove Lake Circuit and Larmairremener tabelti will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park: Waratah (Kenworthys Stamper Mill & Whyte Hills Lookout). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Barn Bluff and admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park attractions planner.

You can drive from St Helens to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Strahan.

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

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Waratah
Highlights from your plan
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Crater Lake Circuit ©
Crater Lake Circuit

2
nights
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): head outdoors with Henty Dunes, kick back and relax at Ocean Beach, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Strahan planning site.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Stanley.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park ©
Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park
Henty Dunes ©
Henty Dunes
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 9th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, get great views at HA Lane Memorial Lookout, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Boat Harbour Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, then identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, then look for gifts at Providore 24, and finally take an in-depth tour of Stanley Discovery Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Stanley vacation builder.

Getting from Strahan to Stanley by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Beaches Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Wynyard
Highlights from your plan
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience ©
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience

3
nights
Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. Discover out-of-the-way places like Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary and Leven Canyon. Get outdoors at Wings Wildlife Park and Marakoopa Cave. Explore Ulverstone's surroundings by going to Mole Creek Caves (in Mole Creek), Gunns Plains Caves (in Gunns Plains) and Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot (in Promised Land). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sea views from Mersey Bluff Lighthouse, do a tasting at Leven Valley Vineyard, and make a trip to Giant Penguin.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ulverstone trip planner.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Ulverstone takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mole Creek, Gunns Plains, Giant Penguin, Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot, Mersey Bluff Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Platypus House and Wine Tours & Tastings. Escape the urban bustle at The Tamar Valley and Tamar Island Wetlands. Venture out of the city with trips to Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield), Brickendon Colonial Farm Village (in Longford) and Liffey Falls (in Deloraine). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, make a trip to The Town Clock, see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, and admire the landmark architecture of Franklin House.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Ulverstone to Launceston in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Platypus House, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, Liffey Falls
Highlights from your plan
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands

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