50 days in Tasmania Itinerary

50 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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50 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
1
Mount Field National Park
— 20 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Hobart
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Port Arthur
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Coles Bay
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Launceston
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Sheffield
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Stanley
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 15 min
End: Melbourne

20
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mount Field National Park: Tarraleah (Tarraleah Falls & Tarraleah Power Station Lookout), Lawrenny Estate Distillery (in Ouse) and Donaghys Lookout (in Franklin). Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at Southwest National Park.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mount Field National Park online holiday builder .

Melbourne to Mount Field National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. June in Mount Field National Park sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. On the 20th (Tue), you're off toHobart.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bothwell, Derwent Bridge, Strathgordon, Maydena, Tasmania
Highlights from your plan
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness
Frenchmans Cap ©
Frenchmans Cap

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Tasmanian Bushland Garden (in Buckland) and Raptor Refuge (in Kettering). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, take an in-depth tour of Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and snap pictures at Richmond Bridge.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hobart vacation builder site .

Traveling by car from Mount Field National Park to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Tasmanian Bushland Garden, The Neck, Raptor Refuge, Richmond Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market

5
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.
Explore Port Arthur's surroundings by going to Eaglehawk Neck (Tasman Arch & Tasman National Park). Spend a day of island exploring on the 27th (Tue) at Maria Island National Park. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, explore the striking landscape at Tessellated Pavement, stroll through Three Capes Track, and make a trip to Mount Brown and Crescent Bay Walking Track.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Port Arthur tour itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna, Maria Island National Park
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno), Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands) and St Columba Waterfall (in St Helens). There's still lots to do: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, and have some family-friendly fun at Freycinet Paintball & Campground.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Freycinet, Cranbrook, St Columba Waterfall, Melshell Oyster Shack
Highlights from your plan
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Launceston: Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World) and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, and sample the tasty concoctions at James Boag Brewery Experience.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Launceston trip builder .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sheffield.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Beauty Point, Honey Tasmania - The Beehive, Woolmers Estate, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

4
nights
Sheffield

Sheffield ©
Sheffield is a town 23 kilometres inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sheffield: Gunns Plains Caves (in Gunns Plains), Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Marion's Lookout Walk, Dove Lake Circuit, & more) and Mole Creek (Mole Creek Caves & Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Mosaic Pathway, get in on the family fun at Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot, and stop by Twelve Acre Wood.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Sheffield online road trip planner .

You can drive from Launceston to Sheffield in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in August, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Stanley.

Things to do in Sheffield

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Mole Creek, Gunns Plains Caves
Highlights from your plan
Marion's Lookout Walk ©
Marion's Lookout Walk
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain

4
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Stanley: Edge of the World (in Arthur River), Dip River Forest Reserve (in Mawbanna) and Wynyard (Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, Boat Harbour Beach, & more). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, don't miss a visit to Joe Lyons Cottage, get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum, and steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Stanley travel route builder site .

Drive from Sheffield to Stanley in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Stanley can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Wynyard, Dip River Forest Reserve, The Arty Duck, Edge of the World
Highlights from your plan
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site

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