15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

15 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Launceston
— 1 night
2
Bridport
— 1 night
3
Swansea
— 2 nights
4
Port Arthur
— 2 nights
5
Hobart
— 2 nights
6
Derwent Bridge
— 1 night
7
Strahan
— 2 nights
8
Devonport
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): stroll around City Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Launceston itinerary planning website.

Melbourne to Launceston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Melbourne in January, things will get a bit cooler in Launceston: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Bridport.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park

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Bridport

Bridport ©
Bridport is a small town on the north-east coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 12th (Tue), see Kookaburra Ridge Quad Bike Tours and then steep yourself in history at Bridestowe Lavender Estate.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bridport day trip app.

You can drive from Launceston to Bridport in an hour. In January, daytime highs in Bridport are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Swansea.

Things to do in Bridport

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Bridestowe Lavender Estate
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Kookaburra Ridge Quad Bike Tours ©
Kookaburra Ridge Quad Bike Tours
Bridestowe Lavender Estate ©
Bridestowe Lavender Estate

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Swansea

Swansea ©
On Tasmania's east coast, Swansea was the third municipality to be established in Australia.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at East Coast Heritage Museum, thenexperience rural life at Kate's Berry Farm, thentake in the views from Spiky Bridge, and finally stroll through Spiky Beach Conservation Area. On the next day, paddle through the water with Freycinet Aqua Taxi, get interesting insight from All4Adventure, let little ones run wild at Melshell Oyster Shack, thenlearn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, and finally take an in-depth tour of Bark Mill Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Swansea trip builder.

You can drive from Bridport to Swansea in 3 hours. In January in Swansea, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Swansea

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

All4Adventure, Melshell Oyster Shack, Gala Estate Vineyard, Freycinet Aqua Taxi
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All4Adventure ©
All4Adventure
Spiky Beach Conservation Area ©
Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Freycinet Aqua Taxi ©
Freycinet Aqua Taxi

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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.
Kids will enjoy Port Arthur Historic Site and Three Capes Track. When in Port Arthur, make a side trip to see Wild Ocean Tasmania in Eaglehawk Neck, approximately Eaglehawk Neck away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Remarkable Cave, contemplate the long history of Government Farm, examine the collection at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, and get engrossed in the history at The Parsonage.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Port Arthur journey planning tool.

Drive from Swansea to Port Arthur in 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna
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Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Wild Ocean Tasmania ©
Wild Ocean Tasmania
Tessellated Pavement ©
Tessellated Pavement

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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.
On the 17th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail. On the next day, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hobart online trip builder.

Drive from Port Arthur to Hobart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Derwent Bridge.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Historic Sites Parks
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Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Food Tours
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail

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Derwent Bridge

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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): head off the coast to King Island. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Frenchmans Cap, don't miss a visit to King William Saddle, thenappreciate the history behind The Wall in the Wilderness, and finally explore the activities along Franklin River Nature Trail.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Derwent Bridge online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Derwent Bridge takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Strahan.

Things to do in Derwent Bridge

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Tasmania
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King Island ©
King Island
The Wall in the Wilderness ©
The Wall in the Wilderness
Frenchmans Cap ©
Frenchmans Cap

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Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, thentour in style with West Coast Wilderness Railway, and then admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Strahan ATV Adventures, head outdoors with Henty Dunes, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Strahan trip planner.

Drive from Derwent Bridge to Strahan in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Strahan

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
West Coast Wilderness Railway ©
West Coast Wilderness Railway
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

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Devonport

Devonport ©
Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
On the 23rd (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Bass Strait Maritime Centre, thenpick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antique Emporium, thenexamine the collection at House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate, and finally examine the collection at Don River Railway.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Devonport online route planner.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Devonport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Devonport are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

House of Anvers Museum of Chocolate
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Bass Strait Maritime Centre ©
Bass Strait Maritime Centre
Antique Emporium ©
Antique Emporium
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway

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