31 days in Tasmania Itinerary

31 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
1
Launceston
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Stanley
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Mount Field National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Coles Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Port Arthur
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Hobart
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Sydney

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Ben Lomond Ski Resort (in Ben Lomond National Park), Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield) and Loira Vines (in Sidmouth). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, get to know the fascinating history of Duck Reach Power Station, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seahorse World, and take an in-depth tour of Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

Plan a Launceston trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in August, things will get slightly colder in Launceston: highs are around 13°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Bell & Gong, Ben Lomond Ski Resort, Seahorse World, Llama Farma, Notley Fern Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Stanley side-trips: Wynyard (Boat Harbour Beach & Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre) and Burnie (Burnie Park & Guide Falls Reserve). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, take in the exciting artwork at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum, and make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Stanley vacation maker tool.

Drive from Launceston to Stanley in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August in Stanley, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Wynyard, Burnie, Rocky Cape Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Stanley Discovery Museum ©
Stanley Discovery Museum

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 10th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Frenchmans Cap and then identify plant and animal life at Kelly Basin. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, then stroll through Ocean Beach, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Strahan online travel route planner.

Drive from Stanley to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kelly Basin, Frenchmans Cap
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Frenchmans Cap ©
Frenchmans Cap
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach

3
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Explore Mount Field National Park's surroundings by going to Lawrenny Estate Distillery (in Ouse) and Ratho Golf Course (in Bothwell).

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Field National Park trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Mount Field National Park takes 4 hours. August in Mount Field National Park sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Maydena Bike Park, Lawrenny Estate Distillery, Willow Creek Miniature Goats, Ratho Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Willow Creek Miniature Goats ©
Willow Creek Miniature Goats
Ratho Golf Course ©
Ratho Golf Course

4
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.
Explore Coles Bay's surroundings by going to Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands) and Spiky Beach Conservation Area (in Swansea). There's still lots to do: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay, get your game on at Freycinet Paintball & Campground, and learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mount Field National Park to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Freycinet, Cranbrook, Bicheno Blowhole, Melshell Oyster Shack, Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park

6
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.
Step out of Port Arthur with an excursion to Waterfall Bay in Eaglehawk Neck--about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park, make a trip to Remarkable Cave, and trek along Three Capes Track.

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Drive from Coles Bay to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Maria Island National Park, Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island 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.
When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately Brighton away. categoryPhrases.sentence.Spend_the_day_observing_fascinating_marine_mammals_with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, and take in the views from Richmond Bridge.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart route builder site.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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