60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

60 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania sightseeing planner

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Launceston
— 10 nights
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Devonport
— 6 nights
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Stanley
— 3 nights
Drive
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Strahan
— 4 nights
Bus
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
Ferry to Bruny, Drive to Bruny Island
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Bruny Island
— 6 nights
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Drive to Bruny, Ferry to Kettering, Drive to Bicheno
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Bicheno
— 5 nights
Drive
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 5 nights
Drive
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Hobart
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Launceston

— 10 nights

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.
You've added The Town Clock, Launceston Visitor Information Centre, Honey Tasmania, and other attractions to your itinerary. For shopping fun, head to Design Centre Tasmania or Tamar Valley Art Shack. Step off the beaten path and head to Low Head Penguin Tours and Iron Pot Bay Vineyard. Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Low Head (The Low Head Lighthouse & Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum), Campbell Town (Harold Gatty Memorial Park, Convict Brick Trail, &more) and George Town (Bass & Flinders Centre, George Town Watch House, &more). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Pipers Brook Vineyard, take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, steep yourself in history at Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, and examine the collection at City Park Radio Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Launceston itinerary tool.

Mildura to Launceston is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Mildura in January, expect Launceston to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Devonport

— 6 nights
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Take a break from the city and head to Gunns Plains Caves and Coles Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Don River Railway and Makers Workshop. Venture out of the city with trips to Mole Creek (King Solomans Caves, Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, &more), 3 Willows Vineyard (in Red Hills) and Alum Cliffs (in Chudleigh). There's still lots to do: visit a coastal fixture at Mersey Bluff Lighthouse, surround yourself with nature on Murray's Day Out Tasmania, get engrossed in the history at Bass Strait Maritime Centre, and identify plant and animal life at Lillico Beach Conservation Area.

Plan trip to Devonport with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Devonport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Devonport can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Stanley

— 3 nights
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Get in touch with nature at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Boat Harbour Beach. Head to Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre and Providore 24for some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stanley: Wynyard (Wynyard Penguin Tours & Table Cape Lighthouse), Lobster Ponds (in Flowerdale) and Rocky Cape Lighthouse (in Rocky Cape). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk, get engrossed in the history at Stanley Discovery Museum, get great views at HA Lane Memorial Lookout, and view the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Stanley road trip planning app.

Getting from Devonport to Stanley by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Stanley

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Strahan

— 4 nights
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nelson Falls and Eric Thomas Galley Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Henty Dunes. Change things up with these side-trips from Strahan: Derwent Bridge (Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park & Frenchmans Cap), Zeehan Rock Shop (in Zeehan) and Queenstown (Mount Jukes, Spion Kop Lookout, &more). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Franklin River Nature Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Gordon River, and admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Strahan travel planner.

You can drive from Stanley to Strahan in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 4 nights
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lake St. Clair and Barn Bluff. Visiting Dove Lake Circuit and Cradle Mountain will get you outdoors. On the 5th (Fri), hike the day away at The Overland Track. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons, look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle, indulge in some personalized pampering at Waldheim Alpine Spa, and explore the world behind art at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park by bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Bruny Island.

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

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Bruny Island

— 6 nights
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Appreciate the collections at Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration and Forestvale Design Centre. Take a break from the city and head to South Bruny National Park and The Neck. Spend the 13th (Sat) wandering through the wild on Inala Nature Tours. The adventure continues: make a trip to Cape Bruny Lighthouse, experience rural life at Bruny Island Berry Farm, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fluted Cape Trail, and look for gifts at Bruny Island Honey.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bruny Island tour itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Bruny Island in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus, car, ferry, and taxi. February in Bruny Island sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Bicheno.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Bicheno

— 5 nights
Bicheno is a town on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia, 185 km north-east of Hobart on the Tasman Highway, with a population of 853. Relax by the water at Bay of Fires Conservation Area and Wineglass Bay. Museum-lovers will appreciate Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration and Suncoast Gallery. Explore Bicheno's surroundings by going to Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook), Swansea (Milton Vineyard, Spiky Bridge, &more) and Pyengana (St Columba Falls Reserve & St Columba Waterfall). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, enjoy the sand and surf at Hazards Beach, enjoy the sea views from Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bicheno trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Bruny Island to Bicheno takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Bicheno

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck

— 5 nights
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wild Ocean Tasmania and Tasman Arch. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fortescue Bay and Stewarts Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eaglehawk Neck: Copping (Bream Creek Farmers Market & Copping Convict and Colonial Collection) and Port Arthur (Shipstern Bluff, Cape Raoul, &more).

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Eaglehawk Neck travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Bicheno to Eaglehawk Neck takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Eaglehawk Neck can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Hobart

— 16 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Raptor Refuge. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Derwent Estate (in Granton), Callington Mill (in Oatlands) and Seven Mile Beach (in Seven Mile Beach). Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring nature at Hartz Mountains National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Henry Jones Design Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Snug Falls, examine the collection at Tasmanian Transport Museum, and steep yourself in history at Runnymede House.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hobart trip builder site.

Drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. February in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Tasmania travel guide

4.5
Wildlife Areas · Art Museums · Mountains
Unspoiled beauty and colorful nature are the hallmarks of Tasmania, Australia’s smallest state. This picturesque island boasts some of the country’s most attractive stretches of coastline and a number of distinctive, forested mountain ranges. The state capital, Hobart, serves as an ideal base for exploration of the island’s interior and opulent beaches.