6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

6 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Stanley
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Devonport
— 1 night
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
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Launceston
— 1 night
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Port Arthur
— 1 night
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Hobart
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Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Stanley holiday builder site.

Melbourne to Stanley is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Melbourne in April, Stanley is a bit cooler at night with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Devonport.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site

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Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Bass Strait Maritime Centre, then browse the collection at Devonport Library, then stroll around The Tasmanian Arboretum, and finally examine the collection at Don River Railway.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Devonport trip maker.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Devonport takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Devonport are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre
The Tasmanian Arboretum ©
The Tasmanian Arboretum
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway

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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): get great views at Barn Bluff and then explore the activities along Lake St. Clair.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park attractions website.

Take a bus from Devonport to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Launceston.

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

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lake St. Clair ©
Lake St. Clair
Barn Bluff ©
Barn Bluff

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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.
On the 9th (Thu), take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then view the masterpieces at Design Centre Tasmania, and finally stroll around City Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston travel itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): make a trip to Remarkable Cave and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Port Arthur trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Launceston to Port Arthur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Remarkable Cave ©
Remarkable Cave

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, shop like a local with Salamanca Market, ponder the design of The Tasman Fountain, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and finally admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart road trip site.

Drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market

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