43 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

43 days in Tasmania's East Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania's East Coast attractions planner

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Route & dates

— 12 nights
Coles Bay
— 13 nights
— 14 nights


Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Discover out-of-the-way places like Three Thumbs Lookout and Raspins Beach. There's more to do: do a tasting at Darlington Vineyard.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Orford trip builder.

Milan, Italy to Orford is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 9 hours. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Milan in December: highs in Orford hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. You will leave for Coles Bay on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Orford

Parks Beaches Wineries
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Raspins Beach ©
Raspins Beach
Darlington Vineyard ©
Darlington Vineyard
Three Thumbs Lookout ©
Three Thumbs Lookout

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Friendly Beaches and Hazards Beach. Get outdoors at Wineglass Bay and Wineglass Bay Lookout. Explore Coles Bay's surroundings by going to Swansea (Kate's Berry Farm, East Coast Heritage Museum, &more) and Bicheno (Denison Beach & East Coast Natureworld). Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Mt Amos Climb, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, do a tasting at Freycinet Vineyards, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Coles Bay day trip planner.

You can drive from Orford to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. On the 16th (Sat), you're off to Scamander.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Swansea
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Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Friendly Beaches ©
Friendly Beaches
Hazards Beach ©
Hazards Beach


Scamander ©
Scamander is a small town at the mouth of the Scamander River between St Helens and St Marys on the north-east coast of Tasmania in Australia. Get in touch with nature at St Columba Falls Reserve and Scamander River Golf Course. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Eureka Farm and Bay of Fires. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Scamander: St Helens (The Shop in the Bush, Priory Ridge, &more), Douglas-Apsley National Park (in Bicheno) and Pyengana Dairy (in Pyengana). The adventure continues: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall, play a few rounds at Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course, and stop by Seaview Farm.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Scamander day trip planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Scamander in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Scamander can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 30th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Scamander

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

St Helens, St Marys, Pyengana, Bay of Fires, Douglas-Apsley National Park
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St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve
Douglas-Apsley National Park ©
Douglas-Apsley National Park
Cerise Brook Orchard and Family Golf Course ©