29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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29 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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

6
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 outdoors at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Cockle Creek. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at South Cape Bay and Seven Mile Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hobart: Ratho Golf Course (in Bothwell) and Opossum Bay Beach (in Opossum Bay). categoryPhrases.sentence.Spend_the_day_observing_fascinating_marine_mammals_with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's much more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, do a tasting at Moorilla Estate Winery, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hobart trip itinerary builder 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. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in November: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Richmond, Berriedale, Opossum Bay Beach, Kingston Beach, Ratho Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

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.
Relax by the water at Stewarts Bay and Fortescue Bay. Step out of the city life by going to Maria Island National Park and Three Capes Track. Step out of Port Arthur with an excursion to Waterfall Bay in Eaglehawk Neck--about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, contemplate the long history of Government Farm, and don't miss a visit to Tessellated Pavement.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur road trip website.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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 out of the city life by going to Freycinet National Park and Friendly Beaches. We've included these beaches for you: Wineglass Bay and Honeymoon Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from Coles Bay: Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands), Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook) and Swansea (Spiky Bridge & Spiky Beach Conservation Area). There's lots more to do: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, learn about winemaking at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, kick back and relax at Hazards Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Coles Bay fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Swansea, Freycinet, Bicheno, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Highlights from your plan
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, tee off at Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course, then learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, and finally take some stellar pictures from St Helens Point Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of St Columba Falls Reserve, relax in the rural setting at Pyengana Dairy, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Shop in the Bush, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our St Helens trip builder tool.

Getting from Coles Bay to St Helens by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in St Helens can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Pyengana, Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve

2
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): explore the activities along Lake St. Clair and then identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Strahan.

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

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

3
nights
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Step out of the city life by going to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Nelson Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Strahan: Zeehan Rock Shop (in Zeehan) and Queenstown (Eric Thomas Galley Museum & Kelly Basin). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, and examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Strahan road trip planning tool.

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Wynyard.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Queenstown, Zeehan Rock Shop
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls

2
nights
Wynyard

Wynyard ©
Wynyard is a rural town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia, about 17km west of Burnie. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, enjoy the sea views from Rocky Cape Lighthouse, and then take a memorable drive along Boat Harbour Beach. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park, sample the fine beverages at Hellyers Road Distillery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Penguin Observation Centre.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Wynyard online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Strahan to Wynyard in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Wynyard

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Burnie, Wings Wildlife Park, Rocky Cape Lighthouse, The Nut State Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cataract Gorge Reserve and Platypus House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Rowella (Holm Oak Vineyards & Iron Pot Bay Vineyard), Coles Beach (in Devonport) and Tasmania’s Town of Murals (in Sheffield). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Delamere Vineyards, tee off at Lost Farm Barnbougle Golf Course, and savor the flavors at Entally House.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Launceston trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Wynyard to Launceston takes 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sidmouth, Rowella, Coles Beach, Platypus House, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
Delamere Vineyards ©
Delamere Vineyards

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