35 days in Tasmania Itinerary

35 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Devonport
— 3 nights
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Stanley
— 3 nights
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
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Strahan
— 3 nights
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Hobart
— 6 nights
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Port Arthur
— 5 nights
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Coles Bay
— 5 nights
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Launceston
— 6 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mole Creek (Marakoopa Cave, Mole Creek Caves, &more), Gunns Plains (Wings Wildlife Park & Gunns Plains Caves) and Preston Falls (in Ulverstone). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot, do a tasting at 3 Willows Vineyard, relax in the rural setting at Ashgrove Tasmanian Farm Cheese, and admire the engineering at Devils Gate Dam.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Devonport trip app.

Melbourne to Devonport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in January; daily highs in Devonport reach 28°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Stanley.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

3
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Stanley

Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stanley: Wynyard (Wynyard Penguin Tours & Boat Harbour Beach) and Dip River Forest Reserve (in Mawbanna). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, stop by The Angel's Share, take some stellar pictures from HA Lane Memorial Lookout, and steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Stanley road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Devonport to Stanley takes 2 hours. January in Stanley sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Beaches

Side Trips

3
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A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit, surround yourself with nature on Cradle Mountain Canyons, identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle, and take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online journey maker.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Strahan.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Get out of town with these interesting Strahan side-trips: Frenchmans Cap (in Derwent Bridge) and Queenstown (Kelly Basin, Spion Kop Lookout, &more). There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take a peaceful walk through Franklin River Nature Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, and see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Strahan attractions site.

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan by bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

6
nights
Hobart

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.
Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. On the 10th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart online attractions planner.

Drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Hobart are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Explore Port Arthur's surroundings by going to Eaglehawk Neck (Wild Ocean Tasmania, Waterfall Bay, &more). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, look for all kinds of wild species at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement, and step off the mainland to explore Maria Island National Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Port Arthur online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

5
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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 find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers (in St Marys), Denison Beach (in Bicheno) and St Helens (Priory Ridge & St Columba Waterfall). Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's much more to do: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb, and view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay travel planning site.

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 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Launceston

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.
Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield), Seahorse World (in Beauty Point) and Low Head Penguin Tours (in Low Head). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, admire the sheer force of St Columba Falls Reserve, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and stroll around City Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Launceston trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Tours · Wildlife · Wineries

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.