60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Stanley
— 4 nights
2
Strahan
— 5 nights
3
Launceston
— 12 nights
4
St Helens
— 5 nights
5
Coles Bay
— 6 nights
6
Orford
— 4 nights
7
Port Arthur
— 10 nights
8
Hobart
— 13 nights

4
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Explore Stanley's surroundings by going to Wynyard (Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre, Gutteridge Gardens, &more), Arthur River (Edge of the World & Boat Tours & Water Sports) and Burnie (Makers Workshop, Burnie Regional Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, get great views at HA Lane Memorial Lookout, make a trip to The Arty Duck, and steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Stanley online tour itinerary planner.

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. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Melbourne in May, with highs in Stanley at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Burnie, Wynyard, Arthur River, Hellyer Gorge, The Arty Duck
Highlights from your plan
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience ©
Table Cape Lighthouse Experience
Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden ©
Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden

5
nights
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Explore Strahan's surroundings by going to Mount Jukes (in Queenstown), Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, Dove Lake Circuit, &more) and Zeehan Rock Shop (in Zeehan). There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls, pause for some photo ops at The Wall in the Wilderness, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Franklin River Nature Trail.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Strahan online journey builder.

You can drive from Stanley to Strahan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Mount Jukes, Franklin River Nature Trail, The Wall in the Wilderness, Zeehan Rock Shop
Highlights from your plan
Marion's Lookout Walk ©
Marion's Lookout Walk
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Boat Tours & Water Sports

12
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 find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Gunns Plains (Gunns Plains Caves & Leven Valley Vineyard), Alum Cliffs (in Chudleigh) and Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot (in Promised Land). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Launceston trip planner.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Launceston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Mole Creek, Gunns Plains, Beauty Point, Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot, Alum Cliffs
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from St Helens: St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers (in St Marys), Mount William National Park (in Scottsdale) and St Columba Falls Reserve (in Pyengana). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Chinese Heritage Mining Area, kick back and relax at Bay of Fires Conservation Area, experience rural life at Pyengana Dairy, and take in the dramatic scenery at Halls Falls.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the St Helens vacation builder website.

Getting from Launceston to St Helens by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pyengana, St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers, Legerwood Memorial Tree Carvings, Little Blue Lake, Bay of Fires
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Fires Conservation Area ©
Bay of Fires Conservation Area
St Columba Waterfall ©
St Columba Waterfall
Pyengana Dairy ©
Pyengana Dairy

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 Coles Bay's surroundings by going to Bicheno (Denison Beach & East Coast Natureworld), Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands) and Swansea (Spiky Bridge & Spiky Beach Conservation Area). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Mt Amos Climb, enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, do a tasting at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, and get your game on at Freycinet Paintball & Campground.

Planning Coles Bay trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Coles Bay takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Orford.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, Cranbrook, Freycinet, Swansea, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Highlights from your plan
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Mt Amos Climb ©
Mt Amos Climb
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park

4
nights
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. Venture out of the city with trips to Redbanks (in Nugent), Copping (Bream Creek Farmers Market & Copping Convict and Colonial Collection) and St John the Baptist Chuch (in Buckland). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Maria Island National Park, appreciate the history behind Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial, get great views at Three Thumbs Lookout, and enjoy the sand and surf at Raspins Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Orford trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Orford takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Orford

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Tasmania, Buckland, Copping, Lake Dulverton
Highlights from your plan
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Tasmanian Bushland Garden ©
Tasmanian Bushland Garden
Twamley Farm ©
Twamley Farm

10
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Eaglehawk Neck (Blow Hole, Tasman National Park, &more) and Coal Mines Historic Site (in Saltwater River). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, explore the activities along Stewarts Bay, contemplate the long history of The Commandants House, and admire the striking features of The Penitentiary.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Port Arthur trip planner.

Traveling by car from Orford to Port Arthur takes 2 hours. In June in Port Arthur, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna, Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck, Coal Mines Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

13
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton), Raptor Refuge (in Kettering) and Bruny Island (Cape Queen Elizabeth, Cape Bruny Lighthouse, &more). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona).

To see reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Bruny Island, Berriedale, Richmond, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Tahune Forest AirWalk
Highlights from your plan
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market

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