60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly + Drive:  5 h 15 min
1
Mount Field National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Hobart
— 11 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Port Arthur
— 10 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Coles Bay
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Launceston
— 9 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Sheffield
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Stanley
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  3 h 15 min
8
King Island
— 7 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Adelaide

5
nights
Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park ©
Explore Mount Field National Park's surroundings by going to Lawrenny Estate Distillery (in Ouse), Derwent Bridge (The Wall in the Wilderness & King William Saddle) and Ratho Golf Course (in Bothwell). Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Field National Park trip builder app .

Adelaide to Mount Field National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in October; daily highs in Mount Field National Park reach 20°C and lows reach 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Derwent Bridge, Redlands Estate, Franklin River Nature Trail, Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Lawrenny Estate Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Russell Falls ©
Russell Falls
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness
Willow Creek Miniature Goats ©
Willow Creek Miniature Goats

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Tinderbox Marine Reserve (in Tinderbox), Snug Bushfire Memorial (in Snug) and Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration (in Adventure Bay). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Mount Field National Park to Hobart takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Hobart are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Richmond, Bruny Island, Buckland, Sorell, Moorilla Estate Winery
Highlights from your plan
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Salamanca Market ©
Salamanca Market

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 (Waterfall Bay, Fossil Bay Lookout, &more), Coal Mines Historic Site (in Saltwater River) and Denison Canal (in Dunalley). Spend a day of island exploring on the 20th (Tue) at Maria Island National Park. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port Arthur Historic Site, make a trip to Mount Brown and Crescent Bay Walking Track, steep yourself in history at Australian Convict Sites, and explore the activities along Stewarts Bay.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Port Arthur trip planner.

Getting from Hobart to Port Arthur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania, Taranna, Denison Canal, Coal Mines Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to East Coast Heritage Museum (in Swansea), Melshell Oyster Shack (in Dolphin Sands) and East Coast Natureworld (in Bicheno). There's lots more to do: trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, do a tasting at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, and make a trip to Mt Amos Climb.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Coles Bay road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bicheno, St Helens, Freycinet, Cranbrook, Eureka Farm
Highlights from your plan
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

9
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Brickendon Estate (in Longford), John Temple Gallery (in Westbury) and Sidmouth (Loira Vines & Batman Bridge). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, take an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seahorse World, and examine the collection at National Automobile Museum of Tasmania.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Launceston online vacation planner .

Drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sheffield.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Longford, Beauty Point, Campbell Town, Sidmouth, Chinese Heritage Mining Area
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

5
nights
Sheffield

Sheffield ©
Sheffield is a town 23 kilometres inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Explore Sheffield's surroundings by going to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Cradle Mountain, Dove Lake Circuit, &more), Devonport (Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft & Vietnam Veterans Memorial Avenue) and Gunns Plains Caves (in Gunns Plains). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Llama Farma, look for gifts at Twelve Acre Wood, sample the fine beverages at Southern Wild Distillery, and admire the natural beauty at Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Sheffield trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Launceston to Sheffield in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Sheffield

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Devonport, Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden, Gunns Plains Caves, Ulverstone History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Marion's Lookout Walk ©
Marion's Lookout Walk
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain

6
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Stanley: Wynyard (Boat Harbour Beach, Table Cape Lighthouse Experience, &more), Burnie (Makers Workshop, Burnie Park, &more) and Dip River Forest Reserve (in Mawbanna). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at The Nut State Reserve, explore and take pictures at The Tarkine Drive, don't miss a visit to Edge of the World, and explore the activities along Lobster Ponds.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Stanley trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Sheffield to Stanley in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Stanley are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to King Island.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Wynyard, Burnie, Arthur River, The Arty Duck, Lobster Ponds
Highlights from your plan
The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Boat Harbour Beach ©
Boat Harbour Beach
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site

7
nights
King Island

King Island ©
King Island is known for historic sites, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at King Island Historical Museum, ride a horse along King Island Trail Rides, make a trip to Currie Lighthouse, and step off the mainland to explore King Island.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the King Island tour planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Stanley to King Island. On the 29th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in King Island

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

King Island
Highlights from your plan
King Island Trail Rides ©
King Island Trail Rides
King Island Rambles ©
King Island Rambles
King Island ©
King Island

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