9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania trip itinerary maker

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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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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
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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.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hobart trip itinerary builder site.

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. While traveling from Melbourne, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Hobart, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 14°C. You'll set off for Mount Field National Park on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Mount Field National Park

— 1 night
Russell Falls has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Lady Barron Falls, identify plant and animal life at Tall Trees Walk, and then admire the sheer force of Russell Falls.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mount Field National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Mount Field National Park takes 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Mount Field National Park are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

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 where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Derwent Bridge road trip website.

Drive from Mount Field National Park to Derwent Bridge in 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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): stop by Wilderness Woodworks Strahan and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean Beach. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Eric Thomas Galley Museum, get great views at Spion Kop Lookout, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Iron Blow Lookout.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Strahan holiday site.

Traveling by car from Derwent Bridge to Strahan takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 1 night
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake St Clair Park Center. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get answers to all your questions at Lake St Clair Park Center, get a new perspective on nature at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery, and then trek along Marion's Lookout Walk.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip app.

Traveling by bus from Strahan to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Launceston.

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

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

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.
On the 27th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, steep yourself in history at Entally House, then do a tasting at Sharmans Wines, and finally view the masterpieces at The Mill Providore Gifts & Gallery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Launceston tour planner.

Traveling by bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daytime highs in Launceston are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to St Helens.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

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.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our St Helens online road trip planner.

You can drive from Launceston to St Helens in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 28th (Sun), you'll travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in St Helens

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Golf

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), do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, then kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, and then kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Coles Bay trip maker site.

Drive from St Helens to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ross.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wineries

Side Trips

Ross

Ross is an historic town in the Midlands of the state of Tasmania in Australia. For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ross vacation planner.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Ross in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 1st (Mon), you'll travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Ross

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

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. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Richmond attractions planner.

Getting from Ross to Richmond by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March in Richmond, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites

Hobart

— 2 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

On the 1st (Mon), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Lark Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Nutgrove Beach, take an in-depth tour of Channel Museum, kick back and relax at Kingston Beach, then contemplate the long history of Runnymede House, and finally wander the streets of North Hobart.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hobart trip itinerary maker site.

Hobart is very close to Richmond. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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.