32 days in Tasmania Itinerary

32 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Port Arthur Historic Site and Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site. Escape the urban bustle at Stewarts Bay and Safety Cove Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Arthur: Coal Mines Historic Site (in Saltwater River) and Eaglehawk Neck (Fortescue Bay, Tasman Arch, &more). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, get engrossed in the history at The Parsonage, make a trip to Tessellated Pavement, and examine the collection at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Port Arthur holiday builder tool.

Perth to Port Arthur is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Port Arthur is 2 hours. Traveling from Perth in February, things will get slightly colder in Port Arthur: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna, Maria Island National Park, Coal Mines Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Wineglass Bay and Spiky Beach Conservation Area. Visiting Wineglass Bay Lookout and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Coles Bay: Denison Beach (in Bicheno), Spiky Bridge (in Swansea) and Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Bicheno, Swansea, Cranbrook, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
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.
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers and Suncoast Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Priory Ridge and East Coast Art Supplies & Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to St Marys (Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery & Seaview Farm), Branxholm (Mt Paris Dam & Chinese Heritage Mining Area) and Bay of Fires (in Binalong Bay). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy, examine the collection at The Tin Dragon Interpretation Centre and Cafe, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

Discover how to plan a St Helens trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Coles Bay to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in St Helens are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

St Marys, Derby, Branxholm, Perth (Tasmania), Little Blue Lake
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers ©
St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers
Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery ©
Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery

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.
Get outdoors at Cataract Gorge Reserve and Fishing Charters & Tours. Visit Entally House and Bridestowe Lavender Estate for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Launceston to Beaconsfield to see Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, do a tasting at The Pinot Shop, contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, and stroll around City Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Launceston online holiday planner.

You can drive from St Helens to Launceston in 2.5 hours. In February in Launceston, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Burnie.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trips

Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Bridestowe Lavender Estate, Woolmers Estate
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate

4
nights
Burnie

Burnie ©
Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Makers Workshop and Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Highfield Historic Site and Rocky Cape Lighthouse. Explore Burnie's surroundings by going to Boat Harbour Beach (in Wynyard), Devonport (Southern Wild Distillery, Don River Railway, &more) and House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate (in Latrobe). There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Cradle Mountain, contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, and take in the exciting artwork at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Burnie trip planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Burnie takes 2 hours. In February in Burnie, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Strahan.

Things to do in Burnie

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trips

Stanley, Devonport, Wynyard, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate
Highlights from your plan
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve

3
nights
Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill and Eric Thomas Galley Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Ocean Beach. Explore Strahan's surroundings by going to Zeehan (West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan & Zeehan Rock Shop) and Spion Kop Lookout (in Queenstown). And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Franklin River Nature Trail, admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Jukes.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Strahan online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Burnie to Strahan by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Queenstown, Zeehan, Franklin River Nature Trail
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Seven Mile Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site. Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Opossum Bay Beach (in Opossum Bay), Raspins Beach (in Orford) and Okines Beach (in Dodges Ferry). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and wander the streets of North Hobart.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hobart trip maker website.

You can drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. February in Hobart sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Opossum Bay Beach, Roches Beach, Raspins Beach, Hinsby Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

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