22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

22 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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Hobart
— 3 nights
Drive
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Port Arthur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive
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Launceston
— 5 nights
Drive
5
Devonport
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Strahan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hobart
— 1 night
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3
nights
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.
Let the collections at Narryna Heritage Museum and Henry Jones Design Gallery capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at North Hobart and Bellerive Village. Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Kettering to see Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Runnymede House, kick back and relax at Long Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. David's Cathedral, and stroll through Kingston Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Hobart driving holiday planner.

Brisbane to Hobart is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In January, Hobart is little chillier than Brisbane - with highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Hobart

Side Trips

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Runnymede House ©
Must see
Runnymede House
4.5
St. David's Cathedral ©
Religious Site
St. David's Cathedral
4.4
Narryna Heritage Museum ©
History Museum
Narryna Heritage Museum
4.5

2
nights
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.
On the 7th (Thu), examine the collection at Federation Artisan Chocolate - Port Arthur, explore the activities along Pirates Bay/Eaglehawk Neck, then contemplate the waterfront views at Waterfall Bay, and finally pause for some photo ops at Dog Line. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Commandants House, then contemplate the long history of The Guard Tower, and then steep yourself in history at Model Prison.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Arthur online visit planner.

You can drive from Hobart to Port Arthur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Port Arthur are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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The Guard Tower ©
Architectural Building
The Guard Tower
4.9
The Separate Prison ©
Historic Site
The Separate Prison
4.8

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.
Spiky Bridge and Spring Vale Wines are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Bicheno's Motorcycle Museum & Restoration and Waubs Bay Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Coles Bay with a short trip to Melshell Oyster Shack in Dolphin Sands, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay, take a memorable tour with Bicheno's Glass Bottom Boat, and explore the activities along Sleepy Bay.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Coles Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Wineglass Bay ©
Must see
Wineglass Bay
4.8

5
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.
For shopping fun, head to Goaty Hill Wines or Design Centre Tasmania. Brickendon Colonial Farm Village and Brickendon Estate will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Sidmouth (Swinging Gate Vineyard, Wines for Joanie, &more) and Rowella (Holm Oak Vineyards & Iron Pot Bay Vineyard). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls, contemplate the long history of Entally House, do a tasting at Sharmans Wines, and see the interesting displays at Launceston Tramway Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Launceston trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Launceston are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 17:
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2
nights
Devonport

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
On the 17th (Sun), awaken your taste buds at Australian Wild Harvest, surround yourself with nature on Murray's Day Out Tasmania, and then kick back and relax at Coles Beach. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Redwater Creek Steam and Heritage Society, take in the exciting artwork at Albert Gallery, then get answers to all your questions at Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Southern Wild Distillery.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Devonport online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Launceston to Devonport by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Devonport can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Devonport

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 17 — 19:
Highlights from your trip
Albert Gallery ©
Art Gallery
Albert Gallery
4.8
Coles Beach ©
Beach
Coles Beach
4.4

2
nights

A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 19th (Tue), take a pleasant ride with Cradle Country Adventures and then get a dose of the wild on Cradle Mountain Canyons. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls and then learn more about the world around you at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Devonport to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Thu) before leaving for Strahan.

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

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
Cradle Country Adventures ©
Horseback Riding Tour
Cradle Country Adventures
4.4

3
nights
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 21st (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Iron Blow Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Sarah Island Historic Site, appreciate the extensive heritage of Spion Kop Lookout, and then see the interesting displays at Eric Thomas Galley Museum.

Discover how to plan a Strahan trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 21 — 24:
Highlights from your trip
Ocean Beach ©
Beach
Ocean Beach
4.7
Henty Dunes ©
Outdoor Activity
Henty Dunes
4.7

1
night
Hobart

Tasmania's Capital City

Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Tasmania's History House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, then savor a delicious cup with Hobart Walking Tours, and finally go all around town with Heritage Horse Drawn Carriages. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Puddleduck Vineyard and then learn about winemaking at Every Man and His Dog Vineyard.

Discover how to plan a Hobart trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Strahan to Hobart in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 24 — 25:
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