9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

9 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tasmania planner

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Hobart
— 1 night
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Mount Field National Park
— 1 night
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Queenstown
— 1 night
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
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Launceston
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St Helens
— 1 night
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Bicheno
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
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Apslawn
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Port Arthur
— 1 night
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Hobart
— 1 night
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Hobart

— 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) as well as Salamanca Market. On the 19th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Constitution Dock, learn about winemaking at Moorilla Estate Winery, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Lark Distillery.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hobart travel route planner.

Brisbane to Hobart is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Brisbane in March, expect Hobart to be a bit cooler, temps between 25°C and 13°C. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mount Field National Park.

Things to do in Hobart

Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mount Field National Park

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Russell Falls.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mount Field National Park online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Hobart to Mount Field National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Mount Field National Park are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Mount Field National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Queenstown

— 1 night
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
To find ratings and tourist information, read our Queenstown journey planning site.

Getting from Mount Field National Park to Queenstown by car takes about 3 hours. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Queenstown

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

— 1 night
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): admire the sheer force of Cradle Mountain and then surround yourself with nature on Cradle Mountain Canyons.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planning tool.

Drive from Queenstown to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 4.5 hours. You'll set off for Launceston on the 23rd (Tue).

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

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours

Launceston

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.
To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Launceston trip site.

You can take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Launceston in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will leave for St Helens on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

St Helens

— 1 night
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.
On the 23rd (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at St Helens Point Conservation Area and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay of Fires Conservation Area.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the St Helens sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Launceston to St Helens takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 24th (Wed), you'll travel to Bicheno.

Things to do in St Helens

Wildlife · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Bicheno

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. Bicheno Blowhole has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bicheno online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from St Helens to Bicheno takes an hour. In March in Bicheno, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Wed) before leaving for Coles Bay.
Highlights from your trip

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Oyster Bay Tours as well as Freycinet National Park. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse, and then explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay trip planner.

Coles Bay is very close to Bicheno. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Apslawn.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Apslawn

Your day by day itinerary now includes Devil's Corner Cellar Door. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Devil's Corner Cellar Door.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Apslawn trip builder app.

Apslawn is just a stone's throw from Coles Bay. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Apslawn

Wineries
Highlights from your trip

Port Arthur

— 1 night
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Port Arthur Ghost Tours. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get thoroughly spooked out with Port Arthur Ghost Tours.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur vacation builder tool.

Traveling by car from Apslawn to Port Arthur takes 3 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Port Arthur can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You will leave for Hobart on the 26th (Fri).

Things to do in Port Arthur

Tours
Highlights from your trip

Hobart

— 1 night

Tasmania's Capital City

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. On the 27th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

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.

Freycinet travel guide

4.5
Trails · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gift & Specialty Shops
On Tasmania’s east coast, Freycinet National Park is a place of wild beauty. Towering pink-hued mountains, known as the Hazards, shadow the landscape, and at their foot are the calm, blue waters of Wineglass Bay. Explore the picturesque Friendly Beaches, dine on an abundance of fresh seafood, and spend the night at one of Australia’s exclusive luxury lodges. Freycinet National Park is roughly 2 1/2 hours drive north from Hobart or two hours drive south from Launceston. If you have time to spare, wind your way here along one of Australia's most dramatic road trips, the Great Eastern Drive.

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