59 days in Tasmania Itinerary

59 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
St Helens
— 4 nights
2
Coles Bay
— 6 nights
3
Launceston
— 10 nights
4
Stanley
— 5 nights
5
Strahan
— 5 nights
6
Mount Field National Park
— 4 nights
7
Hobart
— 14 nights
8
Bruny Island
— 5 nights
9
Eaglehawk Neck
— 5 nights

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bay of Fires Conservation Area and St Columba Waterfall. Change things up with these side-trips from St Helens: St Columba Falls Reserve (in Pyengana), The Tin Dragon Interpretation Centre and Cafe (in Derby) and Seaview Farm (in St Marys). There's still lots to do: experience rural life at Eureka Farm, view the masterpieces at Suncoast Gallery, look for gifts at The Shop in the Bush, and do a tasting at Priory Ridge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the St Helens vacation planner.

Brisbane to St Helens is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Brisbane in January, expect nights in St Helens to be much colder, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Mount William National Park, Pyengana, Scamander, The Tin Dragon Interpretation Centre and Cafe, Seaview Farm
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Falls Reserve ©
St Columba Falls Reserve
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Freycinet National Park and Devil's Corner Cellar Door. Get out of town with these interesting Coles Bay side-trips: Swansea (Spiky Bridge & Kate's Berry Farm), East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno) and Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Friendly Beaches, do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, contemplate the waterfront views at Coles Bay, and stroll through Wineglass Bay.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip itinerary planner.

Drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Swansea, Bicheno, Freycinet, Melshell Oyster Shack, Gala Estate Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Tamar Valley and James Boag Brewery Experience. Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Rowella (Iron Pot Bay Vineyard & Holm Oak Vineyards), Goaty Hill Wines (in Kayena) and Bass & Flinders Centre (in George Town). The adventure continues: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, do a tasting at Moores Hill Estate, take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, and explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Launceston journey planning website.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Launceston are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Mole Creek, Rowella, Beauty Point, Devonport, Sheffield
Highlights from your plan
Lilydale Falls ©
Lilydale Falls
Wine Tours & Tastings
Tasmania’s Town of Murals ©
Tasmania’s Town of Murals

5
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Highfield Historic Site and Boat Harbour Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stanley: Table Cape Lighthouse Experience (in Wynyard), Burnie (Guide Falls Reserve, Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden, &more) and Arthur River (Edge of the World, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk, enjoy the sea views from Rocky Cape Lighthouse, admire the natural beauty at Allendale Gardens, and contemplate the long history of Kenworthys Stamper Mill.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Stanley trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Launceston to Stanley by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Stanley are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Burnie, Arthur River, Wynyard, Kenworthys Stamper Mill, Allendale Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
Edge of the World ©
Edge of the World

5
nights
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hogarth Falls and Marion's Lookout Walk. Venture out of the city with trips to Queenstown (Nelson Falls, Spion Kop Lookout, &more), West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan (in Zeehan) and "Wee Georgie Wood" (in Tullah). On the 31st (Mon), hike the day away at The Overland Track. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, look for gifts at Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, stroll through Ocean Beach, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Jukes.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Strahan online trip maker.

Getting from Stanley to Strahan by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Queenstown, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, "Wee Georgie Wood", Montezuma Falls
Highlights from your plan
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill
Marion's Lookout Walk ©
Marion's Lookout Walk
Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls

4
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Russell Falls and Horseshoe Falls. Venture out of the city with trips to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Lake St. Clair, Larmairremener tabelti, &more), Bothwell (Bothwell War Memorial & Nant Distillery) and Lawrenny Estate Distillery (in Ouse).

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mount Field National Park visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Mount Field National Park takes 4 hours. January in Mount Field National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Strathgordon, Bothwell, Lawrenny Estate Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Horseshoe Falls ©
Horseshoe Falls

14
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Constitution Dock and Seven Mile Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Tinderbox Marine Reserve (in Tinderbox), Tahune Forest AirWalk (in Geeveston) and Ralphs Falls (in Perth (Tasmania)). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Hartz Mountains National Park, catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, stop by Sullivans Cove, and don't miss a visit to Rosny Point Lookout.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hobart day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Mount Field National Park to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Hobart are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bruny Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Richmond, Inverawe Native Gardens, Grandvewe Farm & Cheesery, Tinderbox Marine Reserve, Shot Tower
Highlights from your plan
Sullivans Cove ©
Sullivans Cove
Wine Tours & Tastings
Every Man and His Dog Vineyard ©
Every Man and His Dog Vineyard

5
nights
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Neck and Fluted Cape Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Bruny National Park, examine the collection at Bruny Island History Room, take in the exciting artwork at Art at The Point Gallery, and learn about winemaking at Bruny Island Premium Wines.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bruny Island trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hobart to Bruny Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse
Bruny Island Premium Wines ©
Bruny Island Premium Wines

5
nights
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Remarkable Cave and Three Capes Track. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eaglehawk Neck: Coal Mines Historic Site (in Saltwater River) and Port Arthur (Cape Raoul & Government Farm).

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Eaglehawk Neck online itinerary planner.

Getting from Bruny Island to Eaglehawk Neck by combination of taxi, ferry, and bus takes about 6 hours. In February, daytime highs in Eaglehawk Neck are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Coal Mines Historic Site, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Maria Island National Park
Highlights from your plan
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

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