17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

17 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Fly to Launceston Airport, Drive to Ben Lomond National Park
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Ben Lomond National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 1 night
Bus
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Corinna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Strahan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Deloraine
— 3 nights
Drive to Devonport Airport, Fly to Perth International Airport

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Ben Lomond National Park

Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ben Lomond Ski Resort and Evercreech Forest Reserve. Get outdoors at St Columba Falls Reserve and Mathinna Falls.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ben Lomond National Park trip planner.

Perth to Ben Lomond National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Perth in August, with highs in Ben Lomond National Park at 13°C and lows at 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for Launceston.

Things to do in Ben Lomond National Park

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
On the 17th (Tue), take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, take a memorable tour with Tours, see the interesting displays at Launceston Tramway Museum, then admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Launceston travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Ben Lomond National Park to Launceston in 1.5 hours. In August in Launceston, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Spas
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 17:

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A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cradle Mountain Canyons and The Overland Track. Get in touch with nature at Marion's Lookout Walk and Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls. There's more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Waldheim Alpine Spa.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park online travel planner.

Traveling by bus from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Corinna.

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

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 21:

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Corinna

On the 21st (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Donaldson. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Montezuma Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Philosopher Falls, and then make a trip to Reece Dam.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Corinna trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Corinna takes 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Strahan.

Things to do in Corinna

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Step out of the city life by going to Ocean Beach and Kelly Basin. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Henty Dunes and Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill. Explore Strahan's surroundings by going to Queenstown (Mount Jukes, Spion Kop Lookout, &more), Spray Tunnel (in Zeehan) and Derwent Bridge (Frenchmans Cap & Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park). And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Iron Blow Lookout, look for gifts at Wilderness Woodworks Strahan, and admire the sheer force of Hogarth Falls.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Strahan online holiday planner.

You can drive from Corinna to Strahan in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Deloraine.

Things to do in Strahan

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Deloraine

Deloraine is a town on the Meander River, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): look for gifts at Brush Rabbit, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Narawntapu National Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Liffey Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get the lay of the land with Llama Farma, then take in the dramatic natural features at Alum Cliffs, then explore the fascinating underground world of King Solomans Caves, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at O'Neills Creek Picnic Reserve.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Deloraine visit planner.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Deloraine takes 3.5 hours. August in Deloraine sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Deloraine

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.