57 days in Tasmania Itinerary

57 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 10 nights
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Stanley
— 3 nights
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Burnie
— 4 nights
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Strahan
— 3 nights
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Port Arthur
— 7 nights
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Coles Bay
— 6 nights
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Bruny Island
— 4 nights
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Hobart
— 19 nights

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Launceston

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Winter Brook Vineyard (in Exeter), Sidmouth (Loira Vines & Moores Hill Estate) and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, walk around City Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Design Centre Tasmania.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Launceston trip planner.

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in January, things will get a bit cooler in Launceston: highs are around 28°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

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Park
City Park
4.6
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World heritage site
Macquarie Island
4.6

3
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Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Stanley side-trips: Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Arthur River), Green Point Beach (in Smithton) and Dip River Forest Reserve (in Mawbanna). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk, get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum, and browse the exhibits of Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Stanley day trip planning site.

Drive from Launceston to Stanley in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Stanley sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Burnie.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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Wildlife Area
The Nut State Reserve
4.7
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Historic Site
Highfield Historic Site
4.8

4
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Burnie

Burnie ©
Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Venture out of the city with trips to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery, Cradle Mountain, &more), The Emporium (in Sheffield) and Gunns Plains Caves (in Gunns Plains). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Penguin Observation Centre, get engrossed in the history at Bass Strait Maritime Centre, make a trip to Giant Penguin, and relax in the rural setting at Guide Falls Farm.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Burnie trip planner.

Getting from Stanley to Burnie by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Burnie

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
World heritage site
Dove Lake Circuit
4.8

3
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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: Reece Dam (in Zeehan) and Queenstown (Kelly Basin & Nelson Falls). There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Strahan travel planner.

Traveling by car from Burnie to Strahan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife

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Waterfall
Nelson Falls
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
4.5

7
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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 (Waterfall Bay & Tasman Arch). Spend a day of island exploring on the 31st (Sun) at Maria Island National Park. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, admire the striking features of The Penitentiary, and steep yourself in history at Australian Convict Sites.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Port Arthur vacation maker website.

Getting from Strahan to Port Arthur by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: Willow Creek Miniature Goats (in Ellendale), Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands) and Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook). Spend the 5th (Fri) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, stroll through Wineglass Bay, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, and enjoy the sand and surf at Spiky Beach Conservation Area.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay attractions app.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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National Park
Freycinet National Park
4.8
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Landmark
Mt Amos Climb
4.9

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Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring nature at South Bruny National Park. And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of The Neck, look for gifts at Bruny Island Honey, trek along Labillardiere Peninsula Walk, and stroll through Cape Queen Elizabeth.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bruny Island online road trip planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Coles Bay to Bruny Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In February in Bruny Island, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Wildlife Area
The Neck
4.8

19
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Hobart

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Zoodoo Zoo (in Richmond), Nonesuch Distillery (in Sorell) and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton). On the 16th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Dedicate the 27th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, shop like a local with Salamanca Market, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Hobart fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Bruny Island to Hobart by combination of car and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In February, daytime highs in Hobart are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Mount Wellington
4.8
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Must see
Salamanca Market
4.4
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Food Tour
Food Tours
4.7

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