32 days in Tasmania Itinerary

32 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania route planner

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Devonport
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Sheffield
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Launceston
— 3 nights
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Geeveston
— 1 day
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Hobart
— 4 nights
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Port Arthur
— 4 nights
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Coles Bay
— 2 nights
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Launceston
— 5 nights
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Mole Creek
— 2 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
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Devonport

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Devonport vacation planning tool.

Ourimbah to Devonport is an approximately 9.5-hour ferry ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Ourimbah in March, expect Devonport to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 11°C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll travel to Sheffield.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Sheffield

— 4 nights
Sheffield is a town 23 kilometres inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Your day by day itinerary now includes Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese as well as Pioneer Gallery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Redwater Creek Steam and Heritage Society and The Truffledore. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Town of Topiary, view the masterpieces at Albert Gallery, and make a trip to Mosaic Pathway.

Plan my day in Sheffield using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Sheffield is just a stone's throw from Devonport. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Sheffield

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Launceston

— 3 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.
For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Launceston vacation website.

Traveling by car from Sheffield to Launceston takes 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for Geeveston.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Geeveston

— 1 day
A small town known as Australia's southernmost administrative center, Geeveston serves as the gateway to Hartz Mountains National Park.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): look for gifts at Makers on Church St, then do a tasting at Panorama Vineyard, and then explore the galleries of Enchanted Woods.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Geeveston trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Geeveston takes 3.5 hours. March in Geeveston sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Geeveston

Shopping · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Hobart

— 4 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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Wine Tours & Tastings and River Rafting & Tubing. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. David's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Runnymede House, take in the waterfront at Brooke Street Pier, and wander the streets of North Hobart.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Geeveston to Hobart takes an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Port Arthur

— 4 nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dog Line and Fossil Bay Lookout. Go for a jaunt from Port Arthur to Eaglehawk Neck to see Waterfall Bay about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Stewarts Bay, contemplate the long history of The Guard Tower, explore the striking landscape at Shipstern Bluff, and explore the activities along Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Arthur trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Port Arthur sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Coles Bay

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the activities along Sleepy Bay, then kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay, and then kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, then see the interesting displays at Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration, and finally get great views at Whalers Lookout.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Launceston

— 5 nights

The Heart of Tasmania

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Franklin House and Holm Oak Vineyards. Step out of Launceston with an excursion to Iron Pot Bay Vineyard in Rowella--about 40 minutes away. Enjoy Launceston some more: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, let the kids burn off some steam at Kids Paradise, admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls, and take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Launceston trip maker.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mole Creek.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums · Fun & Games · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Mole Creek

— 2 nights
Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on Wild Cave Tours, then Head underground at King Solomans Caves, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Westmorland Falls. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Deloraine Creative Studios, stop by Brush Rabbit, take in the local highlights with Llama Farma, then see the interesting displays at Pearn's Steam World, and finally explore and take pictures at Alum Cliffs.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mole Creek road trip website.

Getting from Launceston to Mole Creek by car takes about an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Mole Creek can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Parks · Nature · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 3 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Explore hidden gems such as Lake St. Clair and Barn Bluff. Change things up with a short trip to Waddamana Power Station Heritage Site in Waddamana (about 3h 15 min away). There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls and contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park tour builder.

Drive from Mole Creek to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Stanley.

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

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Stanley

— 3 nights
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Joe Lyons Cottage and Stanley Discovery Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Lobster Ponds (in Flowerdale), Rocky Cape Lighthouse (in Rocky Cape) and Wynyard (Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre & Gutteridge Gardens). There's still lots to do: take a peaceful walk through Dip River Forest Reserve, stroll through Green Point Beach, get great views at HA Lane Memorial Lookout, and don't miss a visit to The Arty Duck.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Stanley trip planning app.

Drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Stanley in 4 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Stanley can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Museums · Nature · Beaches

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.