9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania visit planner

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Hobart
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Mount Field National Park
— 1 night
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Derwent Bridge
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Strahan
— 1 night
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Tullah
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
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Mole Creek
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Launceston
— 2 nights
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St Helens
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
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Ross
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Richmond
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Hobart
— 2 nights
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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 your trip to Hobart by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Melbourne to Hobart is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Melbourne in February, plan for slightly colder days in Hobart, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. You will leave for Mount Field National Park on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Mount Field National Park

— 1 night
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tall Trees Walk, Russell Falls and Lady Barron Falls. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Tall Trees Walk, admire the sheer force of Lady Barron Falls, then admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls, and finally admire the sheer force of Russell Falls.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Mount Field National Park trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Mount Field National Park takes 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Derwent Bridge

Derwent Bridge is a locality on the Lyell Highway at the southern edge of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.It is just south of Lake St Clair and the Lake St Clair visitor centre; and it is north of Lake King William and the Butlers Gorge Power Station.It is also the last inhabited location before Linda Valley in the West Coast Range - this section of the highway passes through the Wild Rivers National Park. To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Derwent Bridge trip planner.

Getting from Mount Field National Park to Derwent Bridge by car takes about 2 hours. On the 24th (Wed), you're off to Strahan.

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Strahan

— 1 night
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Your day by day itinerary now includes West Coast Visitor Information Centre, Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill and Wilderness Woodworks Strahan. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get answers to all your questions at West Coast Visitor Information Centre, see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, then look for gifts at Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Spion Kop Lookout, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Jukes.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Strahan trip builder tool.

Drive from Derwent Bridge to Strahan in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tullah.

Things to do in Strahan

Shopping · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Tullah

Tullah is a town in the northern part of the West Coast Range, on the west coast of Tasmania, about 111 km south of Burnie. On the 25th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Montezuma Falls.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tullah sightseeing planning website.

Drive from Strahan to Tullah in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Tullah

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 1 night
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
You've now added Lake St Clair Park Center to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get answers to all your questions at Lake St Clair Park Center and then admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Tullah to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Mole Creek.

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

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Mole Creek

Mole Creek is a town in the upper Mersey Valley, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Tasmania’s Town of Murals as well as Mole Creek Caves. On the 26th (Fri), take a stroll through Tasmania’s Town of Murals, take in the dramatic natural features at Alum Cliffs, then explore the fascinating underground world of Mole Creek Caves, and finally admire the masterpieces at Deloraine & Districts Folk Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mole Creek trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Mole Creek in 2.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Mole Creek can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Mole Creek

Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Launceston

— 2 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Duck Reach Power Station, Cataract Gorge Reserve, Red Brick Road Ciderhouse, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Duck Reach Power Station, then have a few drinks at The Grumpy Piper, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Red Brick Road Ciderhouse.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Launceston trip app.

Traveling by car from Mole Creek to Launceston takes an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries · Nightlife

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.
You've now added Bay of Fires Conservation Area to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at St Columba Waterfall and then stroll through Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our St Helens visit planner.

Getting from Launceston to St Helens by car takes about 2.5 hours. February in St Helens sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Coles Bay

— 1 night
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.
On the 28th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Ross.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Ross

Ross is an historic town in the Midlands of the state of Tasmania in Australia. For ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Ross trip itinerary website.

Drive from Coles Bay to Ross in 1.5 hours. In March in Ross, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 1st (Mon), you'll travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Ross

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Nature

Richmond

Richmond is a town in Tasmania about 25 km north-east of Hobart, in the Coal River region, between the Midland Highway and Tasman Highway. You've now added Richmond Bridge to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, look for gifts at The Wicked Cheese Co., and then admire the striking features of Richmond Gaol.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Richmond trip planning site.

You can drive from Ross to Richmond in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Richmond can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Hobart

— 2 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): stroll through Kingston Beach. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: gain some tasty knowledge on Drink Tasmania Premium Tours, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, then steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hobart trip itinerary builder site.

Hobart is very close to Richmond. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Tasmania travel guide

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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.