22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Hobart
— 5 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 3 nights
Bus
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Strahan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 3 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.
When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately Brighton away. On the 26th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, go for a walk through Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart online day trip planner.

Canberra to Hobart is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Hobart are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 22 — 27:

3
nights
Coles Bay

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.
Step out of Coles Bay to go to Bicheno and see East Coast Natureworld, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Spend the 29th (Thu) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's still lots to do: walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Coles Bay travel planner.

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:

3
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Launceston side-trips: Loira Vines (in Sidmouth) and Beauty Point (Platypus House & Seahorse World). Dedicate the 2nd (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

Make your Launceston itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Tours · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:

2
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Stanley

Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 3rd (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, stop by Providore 24, then view the masterpieces at Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre, then get a dose of the wild on Wynyard Penguin Tours, and then take a memorable drive along Boat Harbour Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Stanley trip builder.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Stanley takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Stanley are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 3 — 5:

3
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A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Dove Lake Circuit, take in the dramatic scenery at Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls, identify plant and animal life at Devils @ Cradle, and take a memorable tour with Cradle Mountain Canyons.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Strahan.

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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 5 — 8:

2
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Strahan

Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, take in the dramatic scenery at Hogarth Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean Beach, and finally stop by Zeehan Rock Shop.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Strahan trip itinerary planning site.

You can take a bus from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 8 — 10:

3
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Hobart

Tasmania's Capital City

See even more of Hobart: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, make a trip to May Queen, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Lark Distillery.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Hobart takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 10 — 13:

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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