58 days in Tasmania Itinerary

58 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hobart
— 11 nights
2
Port Arthur
— 8 nights
3
Coles Bay
— 7 nights
4
St Helens
— 7 nights
5
Launceston
— 10 nights
6
Stanley
— 4 nights
7
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 6 nights
8
Mount Field National Park
— 4 nights

11
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.
Take a break from the city and head to The Neck and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Get some historical perspective at St. David's Cathedral and Hobart Convict Penitentiary. Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Tinderbox Marine Reserve (in Tinderbox), Shene Distillery (in Pontville) and Opossum Bay Beach (in Opossum Bay). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Refuge, kick back and relax at Roches Beach, admire the striking features of Richmond Gaol, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Lark Distillery.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart day trip planning site.

Sydney to Hobart is an approximately 4.5-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 July, expect Hobart to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Richmond, Royal Hobart Golf Club, Kingston Beach, Shene Distillery, The Neck
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
The Neck ©
The Neck
Raptor Refuge ©
Raptor Refuge

8
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.
Get in touch with nature at Tasmanian Devil Unzoo and Three Capes Track. Discover out-of-the-way places like Coal Mines Historic Site and Fortescue Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Arthur: Eaglehawk Neck (Waterfall Bay & Tasman Arch). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Port Arthur Historic Site, steep yourself in history at The Commandants House, head off the coast to Maria Island National Park, and take in the dramatic natural features at Tessellated Pavement.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Port Arthur trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Port Arthur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Coal Mines Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul

7
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.
Get outdoors at Freycinet National Park and East Coast Natureworld. We've included these beaches for you: Wineglass Bay and Friendly Beaches. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: Spiky Beach Conservation Area (in Swansea) and Dolphin Sands (Melshell Oyster Shack & Kings Fine Art Gallery). The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay, and do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip planner.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Coles Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bicheno, Freycinet, Cranbrook, Dolphin Sands, Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Nature & Wildlife Tours

7
nights
St Helens

St Helens ©
Overlooking scenic Georges Bay, St Helens is the largest town on the northeast coast of Tasmania, ranking among Australia's top destinations for recreational game fishing.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bay of Fires Conservation Area and St Columba Waterfall. Step out of the city life by going to St Columba Falls Reserve and Fishing Charters & Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails (in Derby), Ralphs Falls (in Perth (Tasmania)) and Mathinna (Mathinna Falls & Evercreech Forest Reserve). There's lots more to do: get great views at St Helens Point Conservation Area, learn about winemaking at Priory Ridge, delve into the lush surroundings at Blue Tier, and contemplate the long history of Chinese Heritage Mining Area.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the St Helens tour planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to St Helens in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pyengana, Perth (Tasmania), Mathinna, Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings, Mount William National Park
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve

10
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.
Visit Brickendon Colonial Farm Village and Holy Trinity Anglican Church for their historical value. Visiting Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary and Platypus House will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Mole Creek (Marakoopa Cave & Mole Creek Caves), Coles Beach (in Devonport) and Mosaic Pathway (in Sheffield). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Tamar Island Wetlands, see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania, admire the sheer force of Liffey Falls, and admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

You can plan Launceston trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from St Helens to Launceston in 2.5 hours. In August in Launceston, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Mole Creek, Longford, Sheffield, Sidmouth, Beauty Point
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands

4
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Get in touch with nature at Boat Harbour Beach and Lobster Ponds. Get some historical perspective at Highfield Historic Site and Rocky Cape Lighthouse. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stanley: Arthur River (The Tarkine Drive & Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area) and Dip River Forest Reserve (in Mawbanna). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, take an in-depth tour of Stanley Discovery Museum, take some stellar pictures from Trethewies Lookout, and stop by The Angel's Share.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Stanley trip planner.

Getting from Launceston to Stanley by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Arthur River, Boat Harbour Beach, Lobster Ponds, Dip River Forest Reserve, Rocky Cape Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site

6
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Visiting Lake St. Clair and Devils @ Cradle will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hellyer Gorge and Mt Donaldson. Explore Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park's surroundings by going to Twelve Acre Wood (in Claude Road), Frenchmans Cap (in Derwent Bridge) and "Wee Georgie Wood" (in Tullah). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, stroll through Larmairremener tabelti, admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, and trek along Crater Lake Circuit.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planning app.

Take a bus from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Field National Park.

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

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Hellyer Gorge, Twelve Acre Wood, Mt Donaldson, Frenchmans Cap, "Wee Georgie Wood"
Highlights from your plan
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Hellyer Gorge ©
Hellyer Gorge

4
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Russell Falls and Lake Dobson. Take a break from the city and head to Tall Trees Walk and Maydena Bike Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Lawrenny Estate Distillery (in Ouse), Bothwell (Ratho Golf Course & Bothwell War Memorial) and Donaghys Lookout (in Franklin).

Plan my trip to Mount Field National Park with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Mount Field National Park in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bothwell, Lawrenny Estate Distillery, Belgrove Distillery, Donaghys Lookout, Maydena Bike Park
Highlights from your plan
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Lady Barron Falls ©
Lady Barron Falls
Lake Dobson ©
Lake Dobson

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